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The Chopra Center cookbook : nourishing body and soul
Chopra, Deepak.
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Hoboken N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, [2002]

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x, 310 pages ; 25 cm
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Includes index.
The Wisdom of food -- The art of cooking, The art of eating -- The basics of nourishment -- Staple recipes -- The Chopra Center 30-day nutritional plan to renewal -- Breakfast and baked goodies -- Entrés -- Soups -- Stews -- Vegetables, grains and quick light meals -- Sauces, condiments and finishing touches -- Desserts -- The Chopra Center 30 day nutritional plan : Nutritional information.
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TX714 .C493 2002 Adult Non-Fiction Cooking
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This is Deepak Chopra's first cookbook. The world-famous Chopra Centre for Well Being in La Jolla, California is a healing place where people come from all over the world to learn how to prevent and heal stress and disease through nutrition, meditation and spirituality. The authors aim to transform the way we view food and eating, showing us how to prepare delicious, nutritious meals that lead to the integration of body, mind and spirit while reversing the ageing process. The book includes 30 days of meal plans and about 200 easy-to-make recipes.

Author Notes

Deepak Chopra was born in New Delhi, India in 1946. He was educated as a medical doctor, specializing in endocrinology, at All India Institute of Medical Sciences. He served as Chief of Staff at Boston Regional Medical Center, and has taught at Tufts and Boston University Medical Schools. He recognized limitations in the ways that his medical education approached treatment of individuals. Introduced to the ancient methods of Hindu healing, known as Ayurveda, by Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, he saw a way to add a spiritual dimension to treatment of illness. Chopra's thinking led him to develop a theory that he called Quantum Healing, which combines Western and Hindu medical practice.

In 1984, Chopra brought Ayurvedic medicine to the United States, and within a year he established the Ayurvedic Health Centre of Stress Management and Behavioral Medicine in Lancaster, Massachusetts. He is also the founding President of the American Association of Ayurvedic Medicine and eventually founded the Chopra Center for Wellbeing.

He has written more than 55 books including Ageless Body, Timeless Mind: The Quantum Alternative to Growing Old; Creating Health: How to Wake Up the Body's Intelligence; Creating Affluence: The A-to-Z Steps to a Richer Life; The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success: A Practical Guide to the Fulfillment of Your Dreams; The Shadow Effect and Muhammad: A Story of the Last Prophet; Spiritual Solutions: Answers to Life's Greatest Challenges; Super Brain: Unleashing the Explosive Power of Your Mind to Maximize Health, Happiness, and Spiritual Well-Being; and The Healing Self: A Revolutionary New Plan to Super Charge Your Immunity and Stay Well for Life. He has won numerous awards including a Quill Award for Peace Is the Way and the grand prize at the 2005 Nautilus Book Awards for The Book of Secrets. He also writes novels including The Return of Merlin; Soulmate; and Jesus: A Story of Enlightenment.

(Bowker Author Biography) Deepak Chopra, M.D., is the best-selling author of "Ageless Body, Timeless Mind," "The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success," & many other books.

(Publisher Provided) Deepak Chopra has written 26 books, which have been translated into 35 languages. He currently serves as CEO & founder of The Chopra Center for Well Being in La Jolla, California.

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Table of Contents

Prefacep. v
Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Introductionp. 1
The Wisdom of Foodp. 5
The Art of Cooking, The Art of Eatingp. 15
The Basics of Nourishmentp. 19
The Chopra Center 30-Day Nutritional Plan for Renewalp. 26
Staple Recipesp. 36
Breakfast and Baked Goodiesp. 67
Entreesp. 107
Soupsp. 143
Stewsp. 172
Vegetable Dishes, Grain Dishes, and Quick Light Mealsp. 197
Sauces, Condiments, and Finishing Touchesp. 224
Dessertsp. 251
The Chopra Center 30-Day Nutritional Plan: Nutritional Informationp. 287
Indexp. 303