The 4 Pillar Plan: How to Relax, Eat, Move, Sleep Your Way to a Longer, Healthier Life
A revolutionary, yet simple guide to better health from the star of BBC1's Doctor in the House.
In The Power of Balance, Dr Rangan Chatterjee presents an easily accessible plan for taking control of your health and your life.
Everyday health revolves around Dr Chatterjee's four pillars: relaxation, food, sleep and movement. By making small, achievable changes in each of these key areInHouse.
However... I got totally sucked in to the principles outlined in the book. It is full of common sense tips and advice to get your body and mind working at their best. Although backed up with science and case studies, it was ver ...more
This is finally the health book I’ve been looking for. I’m now following Dr Chatterjee on social media as he’s a major game changer for health and the nhs.
(This guy is the only person that could save the nhs!)
So the book itself follows four simple principles regarding all aspects of health. I think if We let one of those slip and our body will suffer.
So two days into reading the book I realised I’m low in iron (now on the path of rectificatio ...more
As a health professional this book has changed my management of my patients, I recommend it constantly. On a personal level, despite thinking I was fit and health I have come to realise that there is always room for improvement, which can be fun as well as life changing. I am so looking forward to hearing Dr Chatterjee speak in the RGCP accredited course in London in April.
We often get caught in the trap of doing the same but wrong thing day in day out..like constantly checking our iPhone in the evening in case someone has emailed from work and you must see it and respond to it. I’ve fallen into this trap and if the phones beside me I’m checking it far too often. I decided to do one simple thing. Put my phone in the kitchen at 7.30pm and don’t look at it again until I’ve had my coffee in ...more
Dr Chaterjee’s pillars of EAT, SLEEP, RELAX and MOVE is an amazing way to focus on the things you need to prioritise in life to feel and be healthier physically and mentally.
He’s a U.K. based practicing GP (so understands our healthcare system) and he’s not selling a product, he’s not selling anything other than f ...more
Some key takeaways:
• Periodic fasting every day
• 10000 steps/day ideally
• Get movement from everything, everyday
• No caffeine after 12 o’clock
• A few minutes of meditation every day, breathing deeply
• Drinking more water
• Avoiding inflammation
• Kitchen exer ...more
With his tv-show “Doctor in the House” Dr. Rangan Chatterjee is educating the British public about how to become healthy. This show has been sold to about 70 other countries but unfortunately the Danish TV companies (I live in Denmark) are apparently not interested. Tough luc ...more
I wanted to improve my lifestyle in some vague, effortless kind of way. This book had a nice, illustrated feel to it and is written by a qualified GP who has appeared on BBC. I thought I’d give it a go. Little I knew that I would become a convert.
For anybody who wants to take control of their health without the use of chemical intervention or at least a reduction, this is a must
Loads of practical advice and suggestions without loads of medical jargon.
I’d highly recommend it!
His 4 pillar plan relates to improving/ making changes to your relax/down time, eating, moving, and most importantly sleep. Rather than focusing on one aspect e.g diet, as so many of us do, he has a balanced approach advocating ...more
If you are familiar with the podcast episodes, there's little which is new here, nevertheless this book is full of sound advice based on Dr Chatterjee's four pillars: relaxation, food, sleep, and movement.
Dr Chatterjee takes a wholistic approach to health and wellbeing and has identified a number of small, achievabl ...more