Conscious Eating

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North Atlantic Books, 2000 - Cooking - 850 pages
'Conscious Eating' has been referred to as the 'Bible of Vegetarianism' for both beginners and advanced students of health. This classic work in the field of live-food nutrition is an inspirational journey and a manual for life. Dr. Cousens describes new research and ways to successfully individualize your live-food diet, describing how to heal the 'addictive brain', and gain freedom from depression. Included is new information on enzymes, vegetarian nutrition for pregnancy, and an innovative international fourteen-day menu of gourmet, Kosher, vegetarian, live-food cuisine.

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Dr. Gabriel Cousens is a pioneer in the field of health and natural healing. This book is by far the best available source of overall information required to recognize how and why disease begins and ... Read full review

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Absolutely brilliant book. Was searching quickly for the section of Lupus and Albert Schweitzer but time is against me at the moment. Had thought it was page 128


Principles of Individualizing the Diet
Perspectives on Individualizing Ones Diet
Assimilation of Mother Natures Energies
Linking Food Ratios to Physiological Types
Personalizing Your Diet to Your BodyMind Constitution
Foods That Can Balance or Unbalance Your Constitution
Subtle Food Messages from Nature 151
Food Effects on Body Mind and Spirit
General Guidelines for a Healthy Diet
A Step Toward Health and Harmony 307
Do Vegetarians Get Enough Vitamin B12?
Doubts About a Vegetarian Diet
Judaism and Torah Old Testament Teachings on Vegetarianism
Transition to Vegetarianism
Nutrition for Pregnancy

A Cause of Physical and Mental Degeneration
The Addictive Brain
Fasting Feeds the Spirit
AcidBase Balance A Basic Key to Health
A New Paradigm of Nutrition
The Choice of Vegetarianism
The Art of LiveFood Preparation
Recommended Reading List
A Boon for the New Millennium

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Dr. Gabriel Cousens, M.D. is an internationally celebrated spiritual teacher, author, lecturer, world peace worker, and physician of the soul. He is the world's foremost physician promoting live food nutrition for physical health and spiritual growth. He received his M.D. degree from Columbia Medical School in 1969, and completed his psychiatry residency in 1973. As a leading researcher and practitioner in the field of rejuvenation, he specializes in the healing of many chronic degenerative diseases. To the healing process he also brings experience as a homeopathic physician (M.D. (H)), Diplomate in Ayurveda, family therapist, and live-food nutritionist.

Dr. Cousens is also a Doctor of Divinity (D.D.), a Rebbe who has received rabbinical initiation, a student of Ecstatic Kabbalah since 1986, a certified Senior Essene Teacher in the Kabbalistic tradition, a recognized Yogi, a four-year Sundancer adopted into the Lakota Nation, and the White Buffalo Spirit Dance Chief.

He is the author of a number of titles, including Rainbow Green Live Food Cuisine, Spiritual Nutrition, Depression-Free for Life, Creating Peace by Being Peace, and Tachyon Energy: A New Paradigm in Holistic Healing, co-authored with David Wagner, the creator of the Tachyon process. Dr. Cousens presents seminars worldwide on many topics including health and nutrition, psycho-spiritual healing, meditation, and spiritual awareness.

Dr. Cousens founded and directs the Tree of Life Foundation, Tree of Life Rejuvenation Center, and Tree of Life Health Practice in Patagonia, Arizona. He is a frequent guest on popular radio talk shows, and has published articles in health journals and popular magazines on a number of health, nutrition, and social topics. Visit his website at

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