Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 05, 2013
Preventative health care is as simple as making correct dietary choices, getting regular exercise, reducing stress, getting regular rest and participating in uplifting activities. That’s the claim in this new book by author Elsie Taylor, a physician assistant and lifelong practitioner of alternative healing methods. When the body and its organs function in harmony, people can prevent disease, gain energy and reduce the chance they’ll develop a chronic illness – reducing the cost of health care.
"Hungry for Wellness" describes not only exercises and techniques to boost health but the theories behind them. Taylor details steps for weight loss, diets for specific conditions such as high cholesterol, mental health and its impact on physical health and tips for outer beauty and health such as skin care. She draws on principles supported by her mother and father, who were familiar with nature’s remedies and the properties of herbs. Taylor also promotes a spiritual component to health as part of whole-patient care for those who need healing. She reveals common myths about food – like some fats being healthy – and offers a chapter geared to vegetarians. Her practical advice – such as don’t drink with meals because it dilutes digestion – is written in terms laymen can follow with ease.
Author Elsie Taylor is long-acquainted with holistic approaches to wellness. Both her parents used herbs to treat their children’s minor illnesses. She attended nursing school full time while a single mom. Taylor attended Sanford University’s Primary Care Physician Assistant program, learning complementary and integrated theories, blending traditional Western medicine with such things as healing touch, herbal remedies and acupuncture. She has worked with cancer patients in San Francisco and as a primary care provider to public housing clinics in Minnesota.
For additional information, please visit http://www.elsietaylorauthor.com.
Hungry for Wellness
Dog Ear Publishing
ISBN: 978-1-4575-1617-7, 112 pages, $14.95 US
Available at Ingram, Amazon.com, Barnes & Noble and fine bookstores everywhere.
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