A Path to Healing: A Guide to Wellness for Body, Mind, and Soul
An African American cross between Deepak Chopra and Andrew Weill, naturopathic physician Andrea Sullivan presents a guide to wellness and a "path to healing" for African Americans and others.Twenty years ago, at age twenty-nine, Andrea Sullivan was a stressed-out high-level executive at HUD. Thirty pounds overweight, with a face full of ache, Sullivan was in a state of what she now calls "dis-ease". Moved by a desire to cure her own ills and help her community in a "meaningful way", she quit her job and decided to become a doctor. Choosing to pursue alternative medicine, Sullivan studied naturopathy and is now one of the premiere naturopathic physicians in the nation.Ministering to a clientele that is both black and white, Sullivan, following the tenets of naturopathy, has helped hundreds of patients create dramatic and lasting lifestyle changes by treating the whole person, not just the disease, and by relying on primary prevention aided by diet, herbs, and other natural remedies, whichare part of the African American tradition.Now, in "A Path to Healing", Sullivan tells you everything you need to know about establishing wellness in your life. In easy-to-understand language, she demystifies alternative medicine, clearly explaining the differences between homeopathic, holistic, and naturopathic medicine, and prescribes an overall guide to maintaining health and keeping disease at bay. (Here, too, is critical information about diet, nutrition, and the
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PART ONE Reflections on Health
What Is Health? A Naturopathic Perspective
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