Eating Wisely and Well

by Ramesh Bijlani

  1. ISBN: 978-81-291-1997-1
  2. Pages: 152 pages
  3. Date: June 2012


Eating right is an important issue for everyone. After all, a healthy body is essential for a happy and productive life. Eating Wisely and Well simplifies the relationship between food and good health. It addresses common questions such as which oils to use, demolishes myths such as the glorification of proteins, and provides authentic information about nutrients such as antioxidants and phytochemicals. It combines Western scientific nutrition advice with Indian Ayurvedic knowledge to provide the ideal wholesome diet from every point of view.
So, if you want to know how much water you should drink, which is the best oil for cooking, whether genetically-modified food is safe and how to eat right according to your predominant dosha, this book is for you.


Educated at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Dr Ramesh Bijlani, MD; SM; DSc (Honoris causa); FAMS, spent twenty-five years researching on nutrition in relation to cardiovascular disease and diabetes. At the same time, since 1992, the author has delved into the depths of yoga, specially the integral yoga of Sri Aurobindo and the Mother. His intimate contact with Eastern wisdom has made him aware of the lacunae in the modern science of nutrition, and how these may be filled up by turning to Ayurveda and yoga. He is also the author of Back to Health through Yoga.

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