health

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

4 Blood Types, 4 Diets, Eat Right 4 your Type offers individualized diet plans based on blood type. Dr. D’Adamo uses history and scientific research to explain how differences in blood type can affect how different people respond to food and exercise. Using meal and exercise plans you can achieve your best health.

Going Veggie

Trudy Slabosz
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Katie S.
Saturday, Jan 30, 2016

Changing your lifestyle is not an easy choice, so when taking on a challenge like becoming a vegetarian, chances are you would like for the transition to be as easy as possible. Trudy Slabosz shows readers how to ease the transition with her short and sweet book Going Veggie. In it, readers will find a very concise plan for cutting out meat from their diets in 30 days. The information is straightforward and not weighed down by intimidating medical jargon, and Slabosz's voice is encouraging and relaxed.

Thursday, Sep 4, 2014

If you’re not a fan of what happens to your food from one end of your body to the other, stop reading this review right now! For those that are curious, Mary Roach’s Gulp is the book for you. Roach humorously covers both silly and taboo topics: pet food taste-testers, internal deodorizers that keep bathroom odors away, resourceful prisoners who know just where to hide unbelievable amounts of contraband, and, yes, even the constipation that may have killed Elvis. For me, the chapter describing an American surgeon in 1825 that used a wounded trapper as his own lab rat stuck with m

Hungry for Change (DVD)

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Helen H.
Sunday, Jan 13, 2013

Hungry for Change is not a how-to diet film. It’s a documentary melding many of the world’s leading nutritionists’ ideas about ditching the diet and getting healthy from the inside out.

Saturday, Jun 25, 2011

I recently used coolrunning.com's Couch Potato to 5K plan to start jogging and have since run two 5Ks. While that plan ultimately worked for me, I so wish I had discovered Run Your Butt Off!, from Runner’s World, first.

Clean by Alejandro Junger, M D

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Sandra S.
Tuesday, Oct 12, 2010

Dr Junger is certified in internal medicine and cardiology and practices in New York City. He has also studied Eastern medicine in India and is currently director of integrative medicine at Lenox Hill Hospital in NYC. After experiencing a variety of health issues himself and trying different options, Dr Junger tried a detox program and found his symptoms eliminated. He pursued the study of Functional Medicine and started including these holistic approaches in the treatment of his patients.

Friday, Sep 10, 2010

This is not a title that I would have just picked off the shelf to read. Instead, an acquaintence mentioned that it was Skinny Bitch that inspired her to begin eating in a more healthy way. The authors are two former models who live in Los Angeles.

Thursday, May 13, 2010

Looking for something uplifting to add to my daily meditation readings, I happily came upon Victoria Moran's Younger by the Day. Her book is so inspiring, that I save it to relish as my last reading each day so that I head out for the world renewed and positive. Moran writes in her typical elegant, yet practical and profound manner. This is a real find. I even purchased extra copies to give as gifts for friends and family!

Saturday, Mar 27, 2010

If you want to lose weight, achieve health, and live the life of your dreams—have I got a book for you! Many books offer that promise: just follow THIS diet and workout routine and you’ll magically shed pounds. The reality is it’s not that easy, to which I can personally attest.

Wednesday, Sep 16, 2009

Although Williams is primarily a triathlete, her book is really for anyone looking for inspiration on their journey to fitness. According to her, this book is for “real people with jobs and kids and love handles”. As a plus-sized athlete, she advocates concepts like abandoning self-consciousness, being slow, embracing bodily fluids, and becoming an active wear advocate. She asks her readers to examine their motivations for losing weight and to change their focus to being fit.