The Dr. Andrew Weil Collection: Eating Well for Optimum Health

Directed by Tony Greco
Year: 1996
Running Time: 400 minutes
Country: U.S.
Language: English

Best-selling author, Dr. Andrew Weil is back with an inspiring new program based on his book Eating Well for Optimum Health: The Essential Guide to Food, Diet and Nutrition. This video provides us with vital information on how to make the best dietary choices for overall health and well being. Dr. Weil will guide you towards incorporating an optimum diet into your lifestyle based on these seven principles:
-People must eat to live.
-Eating is a major source of pleasure.
-Food that is healthy and food that gives us pleasure are not mutually exclusive.
-Eating that is an important focus on social interaction.
-How we eat reflects and defines personal and cultural identity.
-How we eat is one determinant of health.
-Changing how we eat is one strategy for managing disease and restoring health.
Learn the latest information from the nutritional science regarding fat, carbohydrates and protein - how much or little do people need? What roles do vitamins, minerals, and phytochemicals play in our diets? Do these substances have healing potential? What is hype and what is reality? This astonishing program will demystify much of the confusion surrounding our ideas about food and nutrition intake.

Dr. Andrew Weil

Directed by Tony Greco