The Source

A Physician's Plan for Renewing Your Energy and Feeling Ten Years Younger

Publisher: Random House Canada
Along with Drs. Oz, Weil, and Northrup, Dr. Merrell is a towering figure in integrative medicine. Power Up shows us how to "power up" our minds, bodies and spirits with this clinically proven, revolutionary program.

Exhaustion is epidemic in our society. Dr. Woodson Merrell shows readers how to transform themselves from energy consumers into energy creators in just twenty-one days, using the six essentials of energy creation: Power Mind, Power Food, Power Exercise, Power Detox, Power of Connection (or Spirit), and Power Rest. The book employs daily menus and recipes developed expressly for Power Up, exercises, and helpful charts and sidebars to show readers how incredibly easy it is to stop feeling exhausted and start feeling wonderful.


Dr. Merrell’s Morning Shake

Serves two

1 ½ cups mixed frozen berries (or fresh cut pineapple or papaya*)
1 cup pineapple juice (or pomegranate or cherry juice)
½ cup water
¾ cup unsweetened soy milk or rice milk (for soy allergies use whey or organic brown rice...
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“Woody helped teach me integrative medicine, but I still took copious notes on his sensational 21-Day Program. Follow his six simple steps for healing your energy and you could feel more alive than ever before.”
— Mehmet C. Oz, M.D., co-author of You: Staying Young and You: On a Diet

“He’s been an enormous help to me and many of my friends, and I’m sure he will be helpful to many others. Give this book a try.”
— Richard Gere

“Woody Merrell, M.D., is the doctor of the future. And The Source is packed with exciting, health-enhancing secrets that you can begin using immediately. Great stuff!”
— Christiane Northrup, M.D., author of The Wisdom of Menopause, and Women’s Bodies, Women’s Wisdom