Farmacology

Farmacology What Can Good Farming Teach Us About Nurturing Ourselves Family Physician Daphne Miller Long Suspected That Farming And Medicine Were Intimately Linked Increasingly Disillusioned By Mainstream Medicine S Mechanistic Approach To Healing And Fascinated By The Farming Revolution That Is Changing The Way We Think About Our Relationship To The Earth, Miller Left Her Medical Office And Traveled To Seven Innovative Family Farms Around The Country, On A Quest To Discover The Hidden Connections Between How We Care For Our Bodies And How We Grow Our Food Farmacology, The Remarkable Book That Emerged From Her Travels, Offers Us A Compelling New Vision For Sustainable Health And Healing And A Wealth Of Farm To Body Lessons With Immense Value In Our Daily Lives.Miller Begins Her Journey With A Pilgrimage To The Kentucky Homestead Of Renowned Author And Farming Visionary Wendell Berry Over The Course Of The Following Year, She Travels To A Biodynamic Farm In Washington State, A Ranch In The Ozarks, Two Chicken Farms In Arkansas, A Winery In California, A Community Garden In The Bronx, And Finally An Aromatic Herb Farm Back In Washington While Learning From Forward Thinking Farmers, Miller Explores Such Compelling Questions As What Can Rejuvenating Depleted Soil Teach Us About Rejuvenating Ourselves How Can A Grazing System On A Ranch Offer Valuable Insights Into Raising Resilient Children What Can Two Laying Hen Farms Teach Us About Stress Management How Do Vineyard Pest Management Strategies Reveal A Radically New Approach To Cancer Care What Are The Unexpected Ways That Urban Agriculture Can Transform The Health Of A Community How Can An Aromatic Herb Farm Unlock The Secret To Sustainable Beauty Throughout, Miller Seeks Out The Perspectives Of Noted Biomedical Scientists And Artfully Weaves In Their Insights And Research, Along With Stories From Her Own Medical Practice The Result Is A Profound New Approach To Healing, Combined With Practical Advice For How To Treat Disease And Maintain Wellness. I got to hear Ms Miller in person before I read her book That the woman speaks passionately of both tilth and chi warms me and all my microbes.I remember once being on a church committee for health and envisioning bringing a farmer to speak to us The doctor on the committee was livid what would any farmer know about health We go with Ms Miller to a kind of no man s land, where that doctor on the committee and no doctor has gone in recent times, to a place between two fields of inquiry I I got to hear Ms Miller in person before I read her book That the woman speaks passionately of both tilth and chi warms me and all my microbes.I remember once being on a church committee for health and envisioning bringing a farmer to speak to us The doctor on the committee was livid what would any farmer know about health We go with Ms Miller to a kind of no man s land, where that doctor on the committee and no doctor has gone in recent times, to a place between two fields of inquiry I think some farmers know that place well, but, doctors This doctor visits sustainable farmers and farms as well as other doctors and researchers to focus on health When Ms Miller converses with one who studies factors that influence food preference, especially in children, we hear this lesson you can t just focus on the kids The unit is really the family and the community After our conversation, I thought about Julie Mennella s final message Pro
For anyone with an interest in holistic health, the book is a must read especially if you re general outlook on life is a Cartesian divide and conquer approach The text is a well researched, powerful reminder that much as we would like to consider things as discrete and removed from the world, the truth is not that simple Life is relative, and as such, health is relative as well whether is be cancer, allergies, or wrinkles each benefits from looking at the problem within it s environme For anyone with an interest in holistic health, the book is a must read especially if you re general outlook on life is a Cartesian divide and conquer approach The text is a well researched, powerful reminder that much as we would like to consider things as discrete and removed from the world, the truth is not that simple Life is relative, and as such, health is relative as well whether is be cancer
I ve been interested in sustainability and nutrition for several years and it s this book that finally got me over the hump to planting my first garden I learned about the idea of a biodynamic farm where all parts depend on one another It was especially interesting how Daphne connected the process of how soil is healthy to ways in which the body can achieve health Glad to be referred to localharvest.orgThe structure of this book worked well in that there would be a section about farm life and I ve been interested in sustainability and nutrition for several years and it s this book that finally got me over the hump to planting my first garden I learned about the idea of a biodynamic farm where all parts depend on one another It was especially interesting how Daphne connected the process of how soil is healthy to ways in which the body can achieve health Glad to be referred to localharvest.orgThe structure of this book worked well in that there would be a section about farm life and then a section that followed in w
I just finished this book and my heart is racing with excitement because I know that it will influence me for the rest of my life I ve been doubting my career path because I m applying to medical school but I m also incredibly passionate about sustainable agriculture and deep ecology This book was the perfect fusion of these interests and gave me an unprecedented
Wow Now to find a physician who practices medical ecology to begin the true path to wellness Everything written in this work makes good, simple sense And, yes, we focus too much on anti aging not on beauty, which is unproductive, ri
This is a very interesting look at how we should be approaching health treating the whole being not just the disease and how the foods we consume and the environment we live in impacts our health Well worth a read I really loved this book The only part where the author definitely lost me was when she started the shameless plug for Bobbi Brown cosmetics, when I felt like I was reading an infomercial At least she disclosed that she got a package of a lifetime supply of Bobby Brown make up Ugh After all the rest of the book, this one part was so strange and out of line And, the sad thing is when an author begins on one line of discussion and then interrupts for a commercial break, one can t help but won I really loved this book The only part where the author definitely lost me was when she started the shameless plug for Bobbi Brown cosmetics, when I felt like I was reading an infomercial At least she disclosed that she got a package of a lifetime supply of Bobby Brown make up Ugh After all the rest of the book, this one part was so strange and out of line And, the sad thing is when an author begins on one line of discussion and then interrupts for a commercial break, one can t help but wonder how much of the rest of the book was a commercial for some company who sends her a lifetime supply
I received an ARC of this book for free through Goodreads First Reads I was honestly not in the mood to read non fiction when Farmacology arrived in my mailbox, but my attitude turned around right away, as I quickly found myself completely wrapped up in this book Farmacology is a very interesting read about the power of farming, gardening, and nature in general as it relates to our health There are chapters on holistic farming practices in locations including chicken farms, vineyards, herb I received an ARC of this book for free through Goodreads First Reads I was honestly not in the mood to read non fiction when Farmacology arrived in my mailbox, but my attitude turned around right away, as I quickly found myself completely wrapped up in this book Farmacology is a very interesting read about the power of farming, gardening, and nature in general as it relates to our health There are chapters on holistic farming practices in locations includin
Gives you a case of the Aha sBeing plant based, I went into this book skeptical because I knew it supported animal agriculture, even if on a humane level But I found the bigger picture and information extremely valuable. Key points for me Sustainable farming is very important sometimeso than organic farms because not all organic farming is sustainable and they deplete the soil of nutrients to supply big box stores Support your local CSA Soil quality is VERY important In one study breast fed babies had aexpansive palate than formula fed start them with fruits and veggies young they may love them forever minimize antibiotic and steroid use ear drops made of olive oil infused with mullein and Key points for me Sustainable farming is very important sometimeso than organic farms because not all organic farming is sustainable and they deplete the soil of nutrients to supply big box stores Support your local CSA Soil quality is VERY important In one study breast fed babies had aexpansive palate than formula fed start them with fruits and veggies young they may love them forever minimize antibiotic and steroid use ear drops made of olive oil infused with mullein and garlic helped an ear infection as long as there was no pus or discharge from the ear Stress low grade stress but chronic stress is not good vs others who have high stress for a little amoun

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  • Hardcover
  • 304 pages
  • Farmacology
  • Daphne Miller
  • English
  • 14 December 2019
  • 0062103148