Dec 14 2008

Transition to Vegetarianism: An Evolutionary Step

Published by at 7:45 pm under Vegetarianism

An Evolutionary Step

Author: Rudolph Ballentine, M.D. Paperback / 5.5″ x 8.5″. 300 pages. ISBN: 0-89389-175-4. From the author of Radical Healing Written by the author of the popular nutrition classic Diet and Nutrition, this book explores the health issues surrounding vegetarianism and helps the aspiring vegetarian make the transition in a way that provides the greatest health benefits. The book is well researched, easy-to-read, and an excellent resource for both the seasoned and would-be vegetarian. Did you know that: Meat-eaters have three times as many heart attacks as vegetarians. A vegetarian diet decreases osteoporosis dramatically. In endurance tests, vegetarians had more than twice the stamina and strength of meat-eaters. The vegetarian diet is a time-honored technique for promoting alertness and clarity of consciousness. About the Author: Rudolph Ballentine, M.D., is the author of Diet and Nutrition: A Holistic Approach, which is now in its seventeenth printing and has sold over 100,000 copies. Dr. Ballentine graduated from Duke University Medical School and was appointed to the faculty of the department of psychiatry at Louisiana State University School of Medicine. He was a post graduate fellow in Ayurvedic medicine in India and directed the Himalayan Institutes Combined Therapy Department for fifteen years under the guidance of Swami Rama, the founder of the Institute. Dr. Ballentine is a co-author with Swami Rama of Yoga and Psychotherapy and Science of Breath and has written or edited a number of other related works, such as The Theory and Practice of Meditation. Reviews: “A useful and thorough guide, designed for real people in real-life situations.” John Feltzman, Managing Editor, Prevention Magazine “This easy-to-read . . . paperback should be of real value to nutritionists and to the well-educated public considering the possible advantages of a lacto vegetarian diet. It is

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