- Better Health through Power Healing -

WEEK ONE

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Eliminate junk food and decrease sugar, caffeine and alcohol. Increase consumption of vegetables. Understand phytonutrients and their positive effects on immunity and on your body's resistance to toxins.

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147-153
217-226
252-253

Begin to walk for thirty minutes each day. If you want, wear a light backpack when walking, to further increase aerobic fitness. Learn the basic steps of safe food handling and preparation at home and when eating out. 228-232

WEEK TWO

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Learn how to assess your need for essential fatty acids and supplement accordingly. Add a multivitamin that supplies 400 IU a day of vitamin E and 1000 mg a day of vitamin C.

136-147
156-162

Assess the risks in your home posed by environmental toxins, dust and mold. Understand the steps needed to make changes. 187-195
Win support from your family and friends for making positive changes in your environment. Correct the major sources of environmental toxicity which you generate at home. Buy environmentally sound products. 273-276

WEEK THREE

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Lower your intake of trans-fats (Pages ). 154-156
Assess your need for additional magnesium and calcium 162-169
Assess your television viewing and sleep pattern. Goal: less TV, more sleep. Assess how the changes you have made this week have affected your spouse, children, close friends. Discuss the impact with them.

Spend extra time with someone you care about, doing something you both enjoy.

  

WEEK FOUR

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Recognize whether you are someone who thrives on a high carbohydrate, low fat, moderate protein diet or someone who needs a high protein, controlled carbohydrate diet, or whether you fall somewhere in between 289-291
Think about the role of music and art in your life. Learn how they affect your well-being. Spend time listening to your favorite music. Plan an outing to a concert or museum with someone you care about.

WEEK FIVE

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Learn to assess your digestive function and the presence of intestinal toxicity or fermentation. Recognize whether you should increase the fiber in your diet by adding foods like oatmeal, brown rice, beans, lentils, and whole grain bread, or lower your intake of fermentable carbohydrates. 196-217
277-279
Supplement your diet with trace minerals (selenium 100-200 mcg, chromium 200-400 mcg, manganese 2-10 mg, copper 0.5-2.0, zinc 20-30 mg, molybdenum 100-400 mcg).
Learn about the water that you drink, use for food preparation and for personal hygiene. Understand the steps you need to take to improve the quality and safety of your water supply. 192-193
228-229
Consider your relationship to the world in which you live, how dependent your health and the health of your loved ones are upon your environment and how your own individual actions affect that environment.

WEEK SIX

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Consider the pests in your environment and the methods you use to control them. Learn about the benefits and dangers of home pest control measures and learn how to use simple, natural pest control methods in your home and garden. 273-276
Learn how to choose food that is less contaminated with pesticides. 147-153
Reassess your essential fatty acid supplement 156-162
Examine the role that humor plays in your life and how humor and laughter express your relationship to those around you and to the world in general. See a funny play or movie with a friend, or read a really funny book and share its humor with someone else.

WEEK SEVEN

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Learn the health benefits of some common culinary herbs and spices and begin using them more regularly in food preparation. 215-217
Try green tea. The answers to a few simple questions will help you decide about your need for "probiotics," those supplements which build up the levels of normal, beneficial intestinal bacteria, and of specific herbs which gently and naturally decrease the levels of undesirable intestinal microbes. 212-215

Assess how your exercise capacity has changed over the past seven weeks. Choose an organized physical activity to explore: dancing, a sport, or a martial art like tai chi. These are not only fun and social, they help to improve co-ordination, flexibility and concentration.

 

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