- Paperback: 408 pages
- Publisher: Lotus Press; 1 edition (February 13, 2002)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0910261296
- ISBN-13: 978-0910261296
- Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 0.8 x 8.6 inches
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- Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars See all reviews (7 customer reviews)
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The Ayurvedic Guide to Diet & Weight Loss: The Sattva Program Paperback – February 13, 2002
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Dr. Gerson founded The National Institute Of Ayurvedic Medicine in 1982, his private medical practice, and since that time has integrated Ayurveda with conventional allopathic medicine. He does not travel extensively except for trips to India once a year. He prefers to remain as quiet and still as possible and to assists his patients with their understanding of their health conditions. The primary activity in his life is to be available as an Ayurvedic consultant and physician for his patients in his New York office. He supports the spread of Ayurveda through the research and educational activities of The National Institiute of Ayurvedic Medicine, where he gives regular seminars and workshops on Ayurvedic Medicine and related complementary medicine topics.
Currently, Dr. Gerson is the only Westerner to hold a Ph.D. degree in Ayurveda--the highest level of Ayurvedic education--and the only physician in the United States to have complete formal training in both conventional and Ayurvedic medicine. His Ph.D. thesis in Panchakarma Chikitsa (Detoxification Therapy) was accepted jointly by the Univerity of Poona and Tilak Ayurved Mahavidyalaya in 2003. He was appointed Visiting Professor in the Faculty of Ayurved of University of Pune in 2004 where he is active in academic and research activities. He is a member of the teaching and research faculties at the prestigious Institute of Indian Medicine in Poona as well as numerous other academic affiliations including the Central Council for Rsearch in Ayurveda and Siddha Medicine, the Indian government¹s principal Ayurvedic organization. Dr. Gerson holds the position of Clinical Assistant Professor at New York Medical College in the Department of Community and Preventive Medicine.
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Someone gave me a copy of this book with about 20 pages missing..I bought another copy to get to those missing 20 pages!!Published on September 16, 2013 by Kate Dalton
I really got a ton of information from this book. Cannot honestly say I applied the principles to my own diet (which is very healthy) but info rang true for me. Read morePublished on August 2, 2009 by Kim / Chicago girl