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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (1,009 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Andrew Weil Narrator: Stephen Hoye Publisher: Books on Tape Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: September 2006 ISBN:
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Now expanded and updated: The audiobook in which one of America's most brilliant and respected doctors gives us his famous program for improving and maintaining health, already the program of choice for hundreds of thousands.

Eight Weeks to Optimum Health focuses all of Andrew Weil's expertise in both conventional and alternative medicine on a practical week-by-week, step-by-step plan, covering diet, exercise, lifestyle, stress, and environment - all the aspects of daily living that affect health and well-being. And he shows how his program can be tailored to the specific needs of pregnant women, senior citizens, overweight people, and those at risk for cancer, among others.

Dr. Weil has added the most up-to-date findings on such vital subjects as cholesterol, antioxidants, trans fats, toxic residues in the food supply, soy products, and vitamins and supplements, together with a greatly enhanced source list for information and supplies.

Preventive in the broadest sense, straightforward, and encouraging, Eight Weeks to Optimum Health has proved to be, and in this updated version will continue to be, an essential book.

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Listener Opinions

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Choppenreys | 2/20/2014

    " I love the way he not only told what to do but also why. He explain exstensively why you should take vit E. Not just take Co Q10 it is for your heart but what it does, pros and cons, ect... "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Deb | 2/19/2014

    " The first Andrew Weil book I read and still a favorite. A great easy to read book that focuses on what we can do to be healthier in all areas of our life--especially eating and food which Dr. Weil believes is the foundation. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Aimeebrown | 2/17/2014

    " Dr. Weil is my hero! Again, his philosophy is prevention, prevention, prevention in addition to a "less is more" philosophy about modern medicine. He is a traditionally trained doctor who also has a degree in Botany (and has widely researched world medical systems), so he advocates the use of natural medicines whenever possible. However, even he admits that there are many times when modern medicine is the best route to take. The trick is knowing when to take which route! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Barbara Jacobini | 2/16/2014

    " While I didn't take all of Dr. Weil's advice, this book was life-changing for me. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Kathryn | 2/16/2014

    " I cannot tell you how sceptical I was of this book when my friend gave it to me, but I'm really glad I read it. While I don't think I'm ready to fully delve into eight weeks for an extreme lifestyle change, it has made me more aware of the unhealthy decisions I make and presented me with workable ideas that will help me lead a happier, healthier life. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 jessica | 1/16/2014

    " This book got rid of my lactose intolerance. Need I add more. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Rima | 1/14/2014

    " I finished it and am now re-reading it with plans to follow the program. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Kristen | 1/6/2014

    " I can't remember which of his books I read. It was either this or the Eating Well one. But I remember he recommended taking a lot of mega-vitamins and eating broccoli something like everyday. Some good points. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Crescent | 12/22/2013

    " This book has some really good tips for good health...some of them are just ones that I couldn't follow on a regular basis. But I really love Andy Weil and a lot of his principles. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Dawn Kreiselman | 10/31/2013

    " This was a great book. It really teaches you how to make healthy lifestyle choices. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Cass | 8/20/2013

    " Practical, eye opening and easy to follow. Weil gives pointers that can change anyone's life. I saved my copy to re-read every few years. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Grace | 6/25/2013

    " I don't agree with everything in this book but it's well worth the read. It inspired me to do something about my health. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Marty | 6/16/2013

    " Lots of good information in this book. I'm convenienced without my doctor pushing huge amounts of vitamins on me during my battle with cancer I wouldn't be here. This book (as I remember it) has great information to keep ones body strong, and healthy. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Donna | 4/7/2013

    " I read this book a long time ago. Dr. Weil is the ultimate "integrative medicine" guru. He is just chock full of practical knowledge. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Mina | 11/12/2012

    " It is very useful book and you get many info in body health. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Chuck Via | 10/11/2012

    " Great book. A good way to live life. His style of not forcing this on you but showing you what has worked really connected with me. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Kristen | 9/19/2012

    " Nothing earth-shattering, but a good, comprehensive overview on how to integrate Eastern and Western approaches to good health. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Gregory | 7/31/2012

    " Too much anecdote and foofy "spirituality". This manages two stars only because he's stumbled on some decent nutritional recommendations (although still lacking the detailed explanation of e.g. Superfoods) "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Linda | 5/6/2012

    " Great advice on how to live healthier. It's not only about the food you eat but the things you can do to make your life healthier, like not watching the news on a daily basis. Most news is bad and makes you feel bad and the truly important news will get to you anyway. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Kim | 2/13/2012

    " I think this would have been better in book format... I listened to it on CD. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Jeanine | 2/9/2012

    " This never seems to leave the TBR pile. I constantly seem to look through it. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Allyson | 10/20/2011

    " A little like a high school text book at times but good info. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Jacque | 9/27/2011

    " My cover looks different than this one and I believe it is hardback...I'd have to check. I really like Dr. Weil's books and seminars. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Lisa | 9/17/2011

    " I love this book's holistic approach to long-term health, but I can't help but wonder how much of an influence Dr. Weil's financial interests (particularly in selling his own line of supplements) have on his recommendations. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Lance | 6/2/2011

    " I saw a seminar the author did on a cable channel and then got this book. I started doing the program and it was ok, nothing spectacular. In the end, I got the feeling he was trying to push a religion rather than a health program. I didn't finish. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Jeanine | 3/10/2011

    " This never seems to leave the TBR pile. I constantly seem to look through it. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Deb | 3/5/2011

    " The first Andrew Weil book I read and still a favorite. A great easy to read book that focuses on what we can do to be healthier in all areas of our life--especially eating and food which Dr. Weil believes is the foundation. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Grace | 7/31/2010

    " I don't agree with everything in this book but it's well worth the read. It inspired me to do something about my health. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 kristin | 7/8/2010

    " simple no-nonsense changes to do, complete with anecdotes, recipes. things suggested include: breathing, walking for exercise, drink filtered water, adding beauty to your life. It's not all fluff and buff, there's science behind it as well. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Ruth | 5/24/2010

    " Audiobook. Donated 2010 May.

    Reminded me of why I don't buy self-help books. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Linda | 12/30/2009

    " Great advice on how to live healthier. It's not only about the food you eat but the things you can do to make your life healthier, like not watching the news on a daily basis. Most news is bad and makes you feel bad and the truly important news will get to you anyway. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Chuck | 9/10/2009

    " Great book. A good way to live life. His style of not forcing this on you but showing you what has worked really connected with me. "

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About the Author
Author Andrew Weil

Andrew Weil, MD, a graduate of Harvard Medical School, is a world-renowned leader and pioneer in the field of natural health who has devoted thirty years to developing, practicing, and teaching others about the principles of integrative medicine. He is the founder and program director of the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine and the author of numerous books on health and healing that have been New York Times and USA Today bestsellers.

About the Narrator

Stephen Hoye has worked as a professional actor in London and Los Angeles for more than thirty years. Trained at Boston University and the Guildhall in London, he has acted in television series and six feature films and has appeared in London’s West End. His audiobook narration has won him fifteen AudioFile Earphones Awards.