Narrated By: Pam Ward
Duration: 4 hours and 33 minutes
What to expect
There’s a lot you probably don’t know about the Buddha. For one, the real Buddha was thin. And before he became the “Enlightened One,” he was a pampered prince named Siddhartha. He tried starving himself in his quest for inner peace, but found that extremes brought him no closer to enlightenment. Instead, he sought a “middle way” between unhealthy overindulgence and unrealistic abstinence. The instructions he gave his monks about eating, more than 2,500 years ago, were surprisingly simple.
Fast forward to today. Cutting-edge scientific research tells us something Buddha knew all along: it’s not what you eat, but when you eat that’s most important. You don’t need to follow the latest fads or give up your favorite foods. You just need to remember a few guidelines that Buddha provided—guidelines that, believe it or not, will help you lose weight, feel better, and stop obsessing about food. Sure, Buddha lived before the age of cronuts, but his wisdom and teachings endure, providing us with a sane, mindful approach to eating.
With chapters that ponder questions like “What would Buddha drink?” and “Did Buddha do Crossfit?” Buddha’s Diet offers both an attainable and sustainable strategy for achieving weight-loss nirvana.
Diets and dieting, nutrition, Diets and dieting, nutrition, Mind, body, spirit
Listen to a sample
“A science-based, spiritually inspired, time-tested guide to weight loss. I just loved reading this. Fascinating!”
“Combining scientific data and ancient wisdom, this skillfully written book makes a compelling case: Buddha’s instructions to monks on time-restricted eating make sense—even for lay people like us. If you eat, you should read this book.”
“Scientists have known for years that time-restricted diets protect against obesity and other metabolic diseases. Buddha’s Diet brings these findings to the world.”