Kenneth Pelletier: Health and Your Whole Being (excerpt) – Thinking Allowed w/ Jeffrey Mishlove

NOTE: This is an excerpt from the full 90-minute DVD.

What constitutes a balanced lifestyle? How can diet, exercise and stress management combine to produce optimal states of health? Dr. Kenneth Pelletier, one of the world’s foremost authorities on holistic lifestyle, notes that health of the whole being requires both individual responsibility and choice and proper support from the health care system.

He then focuses on the details of developing a personal holistic health program. He addresses issues of nutrition, environmental factors, stress management, exercise and relaxation, strengthening the immune system and promoting longevity. Finally, he discusses the importance of spirituality and personal attunement with nature.

Kenneth R. Pelletier, Ph.D., is a Clinical Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and at the University of Arizona School of Medicine. At the University of Maryland, he is Director of the Corporate Health Improvement Program (CHIP) which is a collaborative research program between CHIP and 20 of the Fortune 500 corporations. He is author of Healthy People in Unhealthy Places, Longevity, Holistic Medicine and Mind As Healer–Mind As Slayer.

Published on August 25, 2010