While conventional medicine has disease as its focus, integrated medicine concentrates on the powers of the body that promote health.
Central to Dr Ali's philosophy is this concept of self-help and the fact that 80 per cent of illness can be cured without drugs.
He believes the majority of illnesses are caused by the emotional, psychological and physical strain we put ourselves under.
The Integrated Health Bible shows you how to reverse this by helping the body heal itself and to restore vitality and well-being.
This is done by following the Lifestyle Programme, which consists of a regimen of diet, exercise, yoga, relaxation and meditation. And for when things go wrong, there is a diagnosis and treatment programme for up to 40 common ailments - including asthma, back problems, infertility, migraine, sinusitis and stress - combining specific treatments (such as homeopathy, acupuncture, ayurveda), exercises and tips for each problem.