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The Four Pillar Plan : How To Relax, Eat, Move And Sleep Your Way To A Longer, Healthier Life  - Rangan Chatterjee

The Four Pillar Plan

How To Relax, Eat, Move And Sleep Your Way To A Longer, Healthier Life

Paperback Published: 2nd January 2018
ISBN: 9780241303559
Number Of Pages: 272

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In The Power of Balance, Dr Rangan Chatterjee presents us with an incredibly simple framework for taking control of our health. He divides health into four pillars: diet, rest, sleep and movement. By making small, easily achievable changes in each of these key areas you can find and maintain good health - and avoid illness. You don't need to excel at any one pillar; what matters is the balance across all the things you do, from:

- Having an electronic 'sabbath' once a week
- Aiming for 12 hours every day without food
- Exposing yourself to sunlight first thing each morning

Based on cutting edge research and his own experience as a GP, and featuring fascinating case studies from real patients, The Power of Balance is an inspiring, easy-to-follow and practical guide to good health.

About the Author

Dr. Rangan Chatterjee is a pioneer in the emerging field of progressive medicine and is changing the way that we look at illness. He is known for finding the root cause of people's problems by taking a 360 degree approach to health, which was highlighted in the first series of his ground-breaking BBC One TV show, Doctor in the House, which airs its second series this May.

He is the resident doctor on BBC One's Breakfast, a regular commentator on BBC Radio and gave an inspirational TEDx talk on making diseases disappear. He writes for The Huffington Post, Mind Body Green and has a monthly column on lifestyle medicine in Top Sante. He regularly lectures on his subject at events and conferences around the world.

Industry Reviews

(This) simple health revolution looks set to become a 2018 bestseller -- Telegraph
This new take on health and weight loss from TV doctor Rangan Chatterjee is the most sensible plan we've seen in a long time. Think of it as good housekeeping for the body... -- Good Housekeeping
It's a simple concept" explains the author Dr Rangan Chatterjee, "but I really feel that it could transform people's lives". Having read it cover to cover, I do too: I'm giving it to at least six people -- Mail on Sunday
Now you don't have to host Dr Chatterjee in the spare room to get the benefit of his wisdom: inThe Four Pillar Plan he lays out the small ways we can improve our wellbeing in four key areas - relaxation, food, movement and sleep -- Radio Times
Rangan presents a better year long frame work to encourage us all to take better care of our health all year round rather than embarking on short term deprivation diets and unsustainable assaults on the gym -- Sunday Express
He's a doctor, he's cool, and he's mad about gut flora -- Cosmopolitan
Rangan's easy, common-sense plan can help everyone live a happier, healthier life -- Jamie Oliver
Rangan is revolutionizing the way we think about health, he will make you feel better than you have in years -- Amelia Freer

Such sensible advice


Practical tips on how to gently move towards better health and getting the most out of life. I think just about everyone could take something away.



A book all should read. I keep recommending it to friends.


The author takes the mystery off staying healthy or returning to good health. It is a very practical easy to apply, holistic approach which returns us to the basics. It makes perfect sense, and it works.



Simple plan that's easy to implement


I love the approach in this book. All the things you know are important to good health but presented simply and in a way that you can realistically apply and gradually integrate into your busy life. I feel like its something I'll be sticking with. Life changer!





Excellent Much needed Should be distributed at hospital to all new mothers, at workplace and also in schools We have forgotton our roots and this bring it back



Great book, well worth reading for improving your health and


Great book, very informative for a beginner along the lines of ancestral health. The four pillars are a fantastic way to look at setting up a life style routine that will improve your health and well being.

Blackheath NSW Australia.


For Those Starting out in the Health Space


Its good for a read cover to cover. As suggestions are implemented you can reread specific sections. A reference book

Country Western Australia


Best Healthy Lifestylebook Ever


Great to hear from an actual Doctor who has medical training. Well presented. Easy to reAd and incorporate few lifestyle changes at a time. Dr C nudges you towards a healthy lifestyle.



Excellent book with simple, sensible steps to improve health


This book contains sensible, easy-to-implement strategies to improve well-being. It is well written and the recommendations are evidence based. Great read.




5.0 8


ISBN: 9780241303559
ISBN-10: 0241303559
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 272
Published: 2nd January 2018
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 19.0  x 1.9
Weight (kg): 0.81
Edition Number: 1