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Nutrition from Earth and Cosmos (Karl Konig Archive)

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Description for Nutrition from Earth and Cosmos (Karl Konig Archive) Paperback. Lectures from the founder of Camphill which address fundamental and increasingly relevant questions about the nutritional quality of our food. Series: Karl Konig Archive. Num Pages: 400 pages, b/w illustrations. BIC Classification: MBNH3. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 218 x 139 x 35. Weight in Grams: 506.
Food quality is an important issue for our modern world. There is an increasing awareness that empty calories and mass-produced food don't offer the quality nutrition that people need, and that smaller amounts of better-quality food could help combat the epidemic of obesity sweeping the western world. Karl König recognised the significance of human nutrition nearly one hundred years ago. In the 1920s he started lecturing on the subject as part of a programme of social help in deprived city areas, and in 1936 gave a course for physicians and educators. This book contains two essays and ... Read more

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About Karl König
Karl König (1902-66) was well-known as a physician, author and lecturer. He began his work at the Institute of Embryology at the University of Vienna. In 1940 he founded the Camphill Movement in Scotland. Based on Rudolf Steiner's insights into human development, the special education schools for children and villages for adults with special needs are now established in many ... Read more

Reviews for Nutrition from Earth and Cosmos (Karl Konig Archive)
'Much has changed
for both better and worse
since König gave these lectures, but the importance of two streams of nutrition and of our relationship with the cosmos has not … There is much in these lectures that is thought-provoking'
Paul Carline, New View 'Karl König would have certainly embraced and carried forward these scientific findings ... Read more

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