Sedentary Lifestyle:(Physical Fitness, Diet and Exercise)

This is an excellent book addressing the contemporary problem of sedentary lifestyle and its consequences. Right from the start, the book enrich our understanding with an excellent summary of the latest research on the endocrinology and metabolic effects of a sedentary lifestyle, and a review of the latest research in the area of human muscle biochemistry. The book goes on to highlight the health risks, especially cardiovascular risk...

Pilates for Rehabilitation

"This well-written book is comprehensive but concise, and is easy to read and understand. The descriptions, variations, and photographs of exercises are excellent...a great rehabilitation resource for clinicians and instructors." "I have had the pleasure of knowing and working with Samantha Wood for more than 15 years. During that time she has always had a unique talent for tailoring rehabilitation programs for both my professional a...

Ending the Food Fight

When my child was diagnosed as obese, we looked for help everywhere and anywhere. I finally came across this book and it has become the family bible. The book starts with basic nutrition, obesity-related health problems, and then talks about how our environment has changed over the past decades to promote obesity. It then talks about a low glycemic index diet and gives a 9 week battle plan for changing eating and activity habits. Eve...

Lunchs réinventés : Déjouer les allergies alimentaires

Plus que de simples recueils de recettes, les livres de la série Déjouer les allergies alimentaires fourmillent d’informations pour vous aider à comprendre les allergies et à mieux les gérer. Dans Lunchs réinventés, Marie-Josée Bettez et son fils Christophe proposent une large sélection de recettes appétissantes à déguster à l’extérieur de la maison ainsi que de nombreux trucs pour cuisiner et casser la croûte, l’esprit tranquille. C...

Weight Whys: Exploring Your Thoughts and Beliefs to Create a Healthy Life

Weight Whys is an invitation to a better life for anyone struggling to find a balanced approach to weight management. Whether you want to simply improve your health habits or lose fifty pounds, Weight Whys is the inspiration you need to guide you along the journey. Clinical wellness coach Cheri Calcagno has taught thousands of people how to achieve a healthy weight through individual coaching and group workshops. Her whole-person app...

The Effects of Farm and Food Policy on Obesity in the United States

This book uses an economic framework to examine the consequences of U.S. farm and food policies for obesity, its social costs, and the implications for government policy. Drawing on evidence from economics, public health, nutrition, and medicine, the authors evaluate past and potential future roles of policies such as farm subsidies, public agricultural R&D, food assistance programs, taxes on particular foods (such as sodas) or n...

Better Eyesight: The Complete Magazines of William H. Bates

The best book for eyesight cure. Dr. Bates is actually a specialist for strain and stress - which are the causes for most of eyes diseases. Dr. bates is walking in the field of facts about vision. Very useful for people who suffer from mild disorders to blindness. One should listen attentively to follow his recommendations in order to cure their vision.

Time-Out for Parents: A Guide to Compassionate Parenting

Employing a method of discipline used for children, this Zen guide encourages parents to look inwardly and reflect on their motivations in order to respond to their child's needs from a clearer, kinder perspective. It contains meditative exercises for stressed or disgruntled parents and provides accounts of parent/child interactions. In each one, the self-aware parent describes how they would have reacted before learning to take time...

Culpeper's Medicine: A Practice of Western Holistic Medicine New Edition

Drawing on the writings of Nicholas Culpeper, the 17th-century herbalist, apothecary and astrologer, this updated, accessible introduction celebrates the holistic medical traditions of the West, and places Culpeper in his appropriate context as one of the forebears of modern holistic medicine and a prophet of the NHS. An extensive new introduction to the work comments on the latest research and developments in the area. The book trac...

Hashimoto's Thyroiditis

When I was diagnosed with hypothyroidism 2 years ago, after having horrible symptoms for 2 years prior to that, I thought there was no hope for a healthy life again. I started researching and soon found out that most doctors do not do extensive lab testing and that most hypo patients have Hashi's, and that a positive antibodies test would confirm it. Less than 5 months ago I was tested for one of two antibodies (Dr. refused to test b...