As America’s most recognizable and leading doctor of integrative medicine, Dr. Andrew Weil emphasizes prevention and treatment of the whole person (body, mind, and spirit) and the use of both conventional and alternative therapies. GUIDE TO EATING WELL offers a sensible approach that emphasizes enjoyment over deprivation and long term health benefits over shot term weight loss. Understanding inflammation to be the root cause of many chronic illnesses, Weil provides science based recommendations to help combat specific health concerns, as part of what he calls the Anti-Inflammatory Diet. He also addresses energy-boosting eating tips, guidelines about what to put into the shopping cart and the subject of dietary supplements – what’s dangerous and what can help.