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Nourishing Wisdom: A Mind-Body Approach to Nutrition and Well-Being Paperback – February 15, 1994
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This title sets out to dispel the myth that there could ever be a standard dietary system guaranteed to meet everyone's nutritional requirements. The author, a nutritional psychologist, approaches his mission from a truly holistic perspective. Rather than proposing yet another ideal diet based on the perfect composition of specific nutrients, he explores the multidimensional dynamics of nourishment, reaching far beyond the purely scientific and chemical aspects of nutrition.
Although he does not deny the impact of eating high-quality foods, Mr. David invites the reader to consider other factors which are equally significant in determining whether a meal is truly nourishing: The less tangible "ingredients" of a meal, such as the consciousness with which it is eaten, as well as the ambiance of our surroundings, and the people in whose company we dine, are all part of the nourishing experience and profoundly affect the body and mind on both the physical and subtle energetic levels.
"Nourishing Wisdom" suggests that choosing the "right" foods is less important than eating whatever one chooses wholeheartedly and with awareness.Read more ›
I had the good fortune of meeting the author at Canyon Ranch, where I had a nutrition consultation with him. I can honestly say that the hour I spent with him has changed my approach to food. I left with practical suggestions to change how and what I eat, and as a result I eat more, weigh a bit less, and enjoy my food more than ever before.
Not a magic bullet, but I'd recommend this book to those with an open mind who are tired of the same old diet book fare, and want to consider a new path.
Thank you Marc David! It was the nourishment I needed.
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This book lays the foundation for a healthy relationship with food and eating. You will gain so much insight into the human psyche in relation to eating habits.Published 5 months ago by Amazon Customer
I just finished reading this book for the 3rd time and I love it more each time. It is so profound and offers such wonderful insights into who we are as eaters. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Deborah
So much new information in this book. I will read it more than once. I highly recommend it.Published 6 months ago by Judy Barrett
This book honestly changed the way I look at food and nourishment and has helped me on my journey to recovery from my eating disorder. Highly recommended.Published 7 months ago by Libby W
Just what I was looking for. My acupuncturist recommended it.Published 11 months ago by george beverly
Loved how he explains the mind body connection on so many levels where food is concerned, easy to understand so relate able.Published 12 months ago by Bobbi DiClaudio