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How Not to Die
Discover the Foods Scientifically Proven to Prevent and Reverse Disease
by Michael Greger M.D. FACLM (Dec 08, 2015)
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From the physician behind the wildly popular website NutritionFacts.org, How Not to Die reveals the groundbreaking scientific evidence behind the only diet that can prevent and reverse many of the causes of disease-related death.The vast majority of premature deaths can be prevented through simple changes in diet and lifestyle. In How Not to Die, D...
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Amy Tan
Starting Strength
Basic Barbell Training, 3rd edition
by Mark Rippetoe (Nov 10, 2011)
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Starting Strength: Basic Barbell Training is the new expanded version of the book that has been called "the best and most useful of fitness books." It picks up where Starting Strength: A Simple and Practical Guide for Coaching Beginners leaves off. With all new graphics and more than 750 illustrations, a more detailed analysis of the five most impo...
Why We Sleep
Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams
by Matthew Walker (Jun 19, 2018)
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“Why We Sleep is an important and fascinating book…Walker taught me a lot about this basic activity that every person on Earth needs. I suspect his book will do the same for you.” —Bill Gates A New York Times bestseller and international sensation, this “stimulating and important book” (Financial Times) is a fascinating dive into the purpose and po...
Taking Charge of Your Fertility, 20th Anniversary Edition
The Definitive Guide to Natural Birth Control, Pregnancy Achievement, and Reproductive Health
by Toni Weschler (Jul 07, 2015)
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Celebrating 10 years of helping hundreds of thousands of women achieve pregnancy, avoid pregnancy naturally, and gain better control of their health and lives, the 10th Anniversary Edition of the classic bestseller will include:-New 'Preface to the 10th Anniversary Edition"-Updates on new fertility technologies-Natural approaches to conception-Upda...
The Complete Guide to Fasting
Heal Your Body Through Intermittent, Alternate-Day, and Extended Fasting
by Dr. Jason Fung (Oct 18, 2016)
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The Complete Guide to Fasting Heal Your Body Through Intermittent Alternate-Day and Extended Fasting...
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Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Being Mortal
Medicine and What Matters in the End
by Atul Gawande (Sep 05, 2017)
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In Being Mortal, author Atul Gawande tackles the hardest challenge of his profession: how medicine can not only improve life but also the process of its endingMedicine has triumphed in modern times, transforming birth, injury, and infectious disease from harrowing to manageable. But in the inevitable condition of aging and death, the goals of medic...
The Obesity Code
by Dr. Jason Fung (Feb 28, 2017)
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Everything you believe about how to lose weight is wrong. Weight gain and obesity are driven by hormones—in everyone—and only by understanding the effects of insulin and insulin resistance can we achieve lasting weight loss.In this highly readable and provocative book, Dr. Jason Fung sets out an original, robust theory of obesity that provides star...
Living with a SEAL
31 Days Training with the Toughest Man on the Planet
by Jesse Itzler (Nov 01, 2016)
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Entrepreneur Jesse Itzler chronicles his month of living and extreme fitness training with a Navy SEAL in the New York Times and #1 LA Times bestseller LIVING WITH A SEAL, now with two bonus chapters. Entrepreneur Jesse Itzler will try almost anything. His life is about being bold and risky. So when Jesse felt himself drifting on autopilot, he hire...
Prescription for Nutritional Healing, Fifth Edition
A Practical A-to-Z Reference to Drug-Free Remedies Using Vitamins, Minerals, Herbs & Food ... A-To-Z Reference to Drug-Free Remedies)
by Phyllis A. Balch CNC (Oct 05, 2010)
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Natural health's number-one bestseller for more than twenty years, completely revised and updated. With more than five million copies sold, Prescription for Nutritional Healing is the most trusted, comprehensive source on dietary supplements, vitamins, minerals, and herbs. A pioneer in the field of nutritional healing, Phyllis Balch passionately a...
Lifespan
Why We Age―and Why We Don't Have To
by David A. Sinclair PhD (Sep 10, 2019)
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Its a seemingly undeniable truth that aging is inevitable. But what if everything weve been taught to believe about aging is wrong? What if we could choose our lifespan? In this groundbreaking book, Dr. David Sinclair, leading world authority on genetics and longevity, reveals a bold new theory for why we age. As he writes: Aging is a disease, and ...
Our Bodies, Ourselves
A and for Women
by Boston Women's Health Book Collective (Mar 31, 1976)
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Feminist Literature 60's Women's Issues - Health Fitness. This book was one of the Feminists Movement bibles- instrumental in changing the doctor patient relationship between a woman and her health care providers. Education about the issues provided the catalyst in tipping the balance of power in favor of the woman purchasing medical advice or trea...
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Stewart Brand
Women's Bodies, Women's Wisdom
Creating Physical and Emotional Health and Healing
by Christiane Northrup M.D. (Jun 01, 2010)
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When it was first published in 1994, Women’s Bodies, Women’s Wisdom quickly became an international bestseller, and for the past fifteen years it has remained the veritable bible of women’s health. Now, in this revised and updated edition, world-renowned and much-beloved women’s health expert Dr. Christiane Northrup shares with us the latest develo...
Good Calories, Bad Calories
Fats, Carbs, and the Controversial Science of Diet and Health
by Gary Taubes (Sep 23, 2008)
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Challenging the Conventional Wisdom on Diet, Weight, and DiseaseIn this groundbreaking book, the result of seven years of research in every science connected with the impact of nutrition on health, award-winning science writer Gary Taubes shows us that almost everything we believe about the nature of a healthy diet is wrong.For decades we have been...
Bigger Leaner Stronger
The Simple Science of Building the Ultimate Male Body
by Michael Matthews (Mar 15, 2019)
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If you want to be muscular, lean, and strong as quickly as possible without steroids, good genetics, or wasting ridiculous amounts of time in the gym and money on supplements...then you want to read this book.Here's the deal:Getting into awesome shape isn't nearly as complicated as the fitness industry wants you to believe.You don't need to spend h...
An American Sickness
How Healthcare Became Big Business and How You Can Take It Back
by Elisabeth Rosenthal (Apr 11, 2017)
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A New York Times bestseller/Washington Post Notable Book of 2017/NPR Best Books of 2017/Wall Street Journal Best Books of 2017 "This book will serve as the definitive guide to the past and future of health care in America."--Siddhartha Mukherjee, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Emperor of All Maladies and The GeneAt a moment of drastic politic...
This Naked Mind
Control Alcohol, Find Freedom, Discover Happiness & Change Your Life
by Annie Grace (Jan 02, 2018)
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This Naked Mind has ignited a movement across the country, helping thousands of people forever change their relationship with alcohol.Many people question whether drinking has become too big a part of their lives, and worry that it may even be affecting their health. But, they resist change because they fear losing the pleasure and stress-relief as...
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Arlan Hamilton
Together
The Healing Power of Human Connection in a Sometimes Lonely World
by Vivek H Murthy M.D. (Apr 21, 2020)
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Our Bodies Ourselves For The New Century
by Boston Women's Health Book Collective (May 04, 1998)
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The essential resource on women's health and sexuality comes of age in this newly revised and updated edition of a long-loved classic. "Our Bodies, Ourselves for the New Century" reflects the vital health concerns of women of diverse ages, ethnic and racial backgrounds, and sexual orientations. In these pages, women will find new information, resou...
Hands of Light
A Guide to Healing Through the Human Energy Field
by Barbara Brennan (May 01, 1988)
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With the clarity of a physicist and the compassion of a gifted healer with more than twenty years of professional experience observing 5,000 clients and students, Barbara Ann Brennan presents the first in-depth study of the human energy field for people who seek happiness and health, and who wish to achieve their full potential. Our physical bodies...
Becoming a Supple Leopard 2nd Edition
The Ultimate Guide to Resolving Pain, Preventing Injury, and Optimizing Athletic Performance
by Kelly Starrett (May 19, 2015)
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LEARN HOW TO HACK HUMAN MOVEMENT...
You Are the Placebo
Making Your Mind Matter
by Dr. Joe Dispenza (Sep 08, 2015)
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Is it possible to heal by thought alone—without drugs or surgery? The truth is that it happens more often than you might expect. In You Are the Placebo,Dr. Joe Dispenza shares numerous documented cases of those who reversed cancer, heart disease, depression, crippling arthritis, and even the tremors of Parkinson’s disease by believing in a placebo....
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Aubrey Marcus
Rosemary Gladstar's Medicinal Herbs
A Beginner's Guide
by Rosemary Gladstar (Apr 10, 2012)
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Widely recognized as the godmother of modern herbalism, Rosemary Gladstar is renowned worldwide for her inspired teaching and trustworthy knowledge of healing herbs. With Medicinal Herbs: A Beginner's Guide, Gladstar offers a fresh introduction for a new generation of gardeners and natural health and self-sufficiency enthusiasts.Thirty-three of the...
The Diabetes Code
Prevent and Reverse Type 2 Diabetes Naturally (The Wellness Code Book Two)
by Dr. Jason Fung (Apr 03, 2018)
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Dr. Jason Fung forever changed the way we think about obesity with his best-selling book, The Obesity Code. Now he has set out to do the same for type 2 diabetes.Today, most doctors, dietitians, and even diabetes specialists consider type 2 diabetes to be a chronic and progressive disease—a life sentence with no possibility of parole. But the truth...
Practical Paleo
A Customized Approach to Health and a Whole-Foods Lifestyle
by Diane Sanfilippo (Sep 06, 2016)
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Our great-grandmothers didn't need nutrition lessons—then again, they weren't forced to wade through aisle after aisle of packaged foods touting outlandish health claims and confusing marketing jargon. Over the last few decades, we've forgotten what "real food" is—and we're left desperately seeking foods that will truly nourish our bodies. We're di...
Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease
The Revolutionary, Scientifically Proven, Nutrition-Based Cure
by Caldwell B. Esselstyn Jr. (Jan 31, 2008)
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Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease challenges conventional cardiology by posing a compelling, revolutionary idea-that we can, in fact, abolish the heart disease epidemic in this country by changing our diets. Drawing on the groundbreaking results of his twenty-year nutritional study, Dr. Caldwell B. Esselstyn, Jr., a former surgeon, researcher, and ...
The Cheese Trap
How Breaking a Surprising Addiction Will Help You Lose Weight, Gain Energy, and Get Healthy
by Neal D Barnard MD FACC (Feb 28, 2017)
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New York Times bestselling author Dr. Neal Barnard reveals the shocking truth about cheese-the dangerous addiction that is harming your health-and presents a radical program to lose weight and feel great. We've been told that dairy does a body good, but the truth is that cheese can be dangerous. Loaded with calories, fat, and cholesterol, cheese ca...
Bottle of Lies
The Inside Story of the Generic Drug Boom
by Katherine Eban (May 14, 2019)
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A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2019New York Public Library Best Books of 2019 Kirkus Reviews Best Health and Science Books of 2019Science Friday Best Books of 2019 New postscript by the authorFrom an award-winning journalist, an explosive narrative investigation of the generic drug boom that reveals fraud and life-t...
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R Balakrishnan
The Vagina Bible
The Vulva and the Vagina
by Jennifer Gunter (Aug 27, 2019)
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OB/GYN, writer for The New York Times, USA Today, and Self, and host of the show Jensplaining, Dr. Jen Gunter now delivers the definitive book on vaginal health, answering the questions you've always had but were afraid to ask--or couldn't find the right answers to. She has been called Twitter's resident gynecologist, the Internet's OB/GYN, and one...
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Laurie Halse Anderson
Medical Medium
Secrets Behind Chronic and Mystery Illness and How to Finally Heal
by Anthony William (Nov 10, 2015)
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Anthony William, Medical Medium, has helped tens of thousands of people heal from ailments that have been misdiagnosed or ineffectively treated or that doctors can’t resolve. He’s done this by listening to a divine voice that literally speaks into his ear, telling him what lies at the root of people’s pain or illness, and what they need to do to re...
The How Not to Die Cookbook
100+ Recipes to Help Prevent and Reverse Disease
by Michael Greger M.D. FACLM (Dec 05, 2017)
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From Michael Greger, M.D., FACLM, the physician behind the trusted and wildly popular website Nutritionfacts.org, and author of the New York Times bestselling book How Not to Die, comes a beautifully-designed, comprehensive cookbook complete with more than 120 recipes for delicious, life-saving, plant-based meals, snacks, and beverages.Dr. Michael ...
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Amy Tan
Full Catastrophe Living
Using the Wisdom of Your Body and Mind to Face Stress, Pain, and Illness
by Jon Kabat-Zinn (Sep 24, 2013)
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2005 15th anniversary edition reprintKabat-Zinn, founder of the Stress Reduction Clinic at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center, is perhaps the best-known proponent of using meditation to help patients deal with illness. (The somewhat confusing title is from a line in Zorba the Greek in which the title character refers to the ups and down...
Anticancer
Prévenir et lutter grâce à nos défenses naturelles
by David Servan Schreiber (Jan 01, 2007)
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V poslednee vremya nauka o mozge i psihologiya perezhili globalnye izmeneniya. Bylo ustanovleno, chto emotsii - ne prosto gromozdkij bagazh, kotoryj my taschim za soboj iz nashego "zhivotnogo" proshlogo. Eto nechto gorazdo bolshee: emotsionalnyj mozg upravlyaet nashim telom i chuvstvami, on otvechaet za samoidentifikatsiyu i osoznanie tsennostej, b...
The Big Fat Surprise
Why Butter, Meat and Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet
by Nina Teicholz (Jan 06, 2015)
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In The Big Fat Surprise, investigative journalist Nina Teicholz reveals the unthinkable: that everything we thought we knew about dietary fat is wrong. She documents how the low-fat nutrition advice of the past sixty years has amounted to a vast uncontrolled experiment on the entire population, with disastrous consequences for our health.For decade...
Eastern Body, Western Mind
Psychology and the Chakra System As a Path to the Self
by Anodea Judith (Aug 01, 2004)
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In EASTERN BODY, WESTERN MIND, chakra authority Anodea Judith brought a fresh approach to the yoga-based Eastern chakra system, adapting it to the Western framework of Jungian psychology, somatic therapy, childhood developmental theory, and metaphysics. This groundbreaking work in transpersonal psychology has been revised and redesigned for a more ...
Nourishing Traditions
The Cookbook that Challenges Politically Correct Nutrition and Diet Dictocrats
by Sally Fallon (Jan 01, 2001)
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The Diet Dictocrats don't want you to know that...- Your body needs old-fashioned animal fats- New-fangled polyunsaturated oils can be bad for you- Modern whole grain products can cause health problems- Traditional sauces promote digestion and assimilation- Modern food processing denatures our foods but- Ancient preservation methods actually increa...
Well Fed
Paleo Recipes for People Who Love to Eat
by Melissa Joulwan (Dec 12, 2011)
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Preparing quality food is among the most caring things we can do for ourselves and the people we love. That's why Well Fed: Paleo Recipes For People Who Love To Eat is packed with recipes for food that you can eat every day, along with easy tips to make sure it takes as little time as possible to get healthy, delicious food into your well-deserving...
Deep Nutrition
Why Your Genes Need Traditional Food
by Catherine Shanahan M.D. (May 29, 2018)
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One of the Best Health and Wellness Books of 2017 -- Sports Illustrated A self-published phenomenon examining the habits that kept our ancestors disease-free--now with a prescriptive plan for "The Human Diet" to help us all live long, vital, healthy lives.Physician and biochemist Cate Shanahan, M.D. examined diets around the world known to help peo...
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Dilip Cherian
Healing With Whole Foods
Asian Traditions and Modern Nutrition (3rd Edition)
by Paul Pitchford (Nov 05, 2002)
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Used as a reference by students of acupuncture, this is a hefty, truly comprehensive guide to the theory and healing power of Chinese medicine. It's also a primer on nutrition--including facts about green foods, such as spirulina and blue-green algae, and the "regeneration diets" used by cancer patients and arthritics--along with an inspiring cookb...
When the Body Says No
Understanding the Stress-Disease Connection
by Gabor Maté M.D. (Jan 01, 2011)
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In this accessible and groundbreaking book--filled with the moving stories of real people--medical doctor and bestselling author Gabor Maté shows that emotion and psychological stress play a powerful role in the onset of chronic illness, including breast cancer, prostate cancer, multiple sclerosis and many others, even Alzheimer's disease.When the ...
Eat Happy
Gluten Free, Grain Free, Low Carb Recipes Made from Real Foods For A Joyful Life
by Anna Vocino (Oct 04, 2016)
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Eat Happy has 154 delicious grain-free, gluten-free recipes that are also free of any processed sugars. There are meats, fish, sides, soups, starters, casseroles, slow cooker recipes, breakfast dishes, and even desserts to satisfy any sweets craving you might have, all with virtually no sugar. If you are low carb, paleo, are wanting to keep autoimm...
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Zooey Deschanel
The Oxygen Advantage
Simple, Scientifically Proven Breathing Techniques to Help You Become Healthier, Slimmer, Faster, and Fitter
by Patrick McKeown (Nov 29, 2016)
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A simple yet revolutionary approach to improving your body’s oxygen use, increasing your health, weight loss, and sports performance—whether you’re a recovering couch potato or an Ironman triathlon champion. With a foreword by New York Times bestselling author Dr. Joseph Mercola.Achieve more with less effort: The secret to weight loss, fitness, and...
5/3/1
The Simplest and Most Effective Training System for Raw Strength (2nd Edition)
by Jim Wendler (Jan 01, 2011)
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5/3/1: The Simplest and Most Effective Training System for Raw Strength, 2nd Edition The success of the 5/3/1 Method has been nothing short of extraordinary. For the 3 years, the response towards this simple but brutally effective training system has been overwhelming. This is because it works. And works for just about anyone willing to put in the ...
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Mark Bell
The Healing of America
A Global Quest for Better, Cheaper, and Fairer Health Care
by T. R. Reid (Aug 31, 2010)
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In The Healing of America, New York Times bestselling author T. R. Reid shows how all the other industrialized democracies have achieved something the United States can’t seem to do: provide health care for everybody at a reasonable cost. In his global quest to find a possible prescription, Reid visits wealthy, free market, industrialized democraci...
Awake in the Wild
Mindfulness in Nature as a Path of Self-Discovery
by Mark Coleman (Nov 01, 2006)
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Nature deficit disorder has become an increasingly challenging problem in our hyper modern world. In Awake in the Wild, Mark Coleman shows seekers how to remedy this widespread malady by reconnecting with nature through Buddhism. Each short (two to three pages) chapter includes a concrete nature meditation relating to such topics as Attuning to the...
Tripping over the Truth
How the Metabolic Theory of Cancer Is Overturning One of Medicine's Most Entrenched Paradigms
by Travis Christofferson (Feb 01, 2017)
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A masterful synchronization of history and cutting-edge science shines new light on humanity's darkest diagnosis.In the wake of the Cancer Genome Atlas project's failure to provide a legible roadmap to a cure for cancer, science writer Travis Christofferson illuminates a promising blend of old and new perspectives on the disease. Tripping over the ...
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Aubrey Marcus
The Upside of Stress
Why Stress Is Good for You, and How to Get Good at It
by Kelly McGonigal (May 10, 2016)
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Drawing from groundbreaking research, psychologist and award-winning teacher Kelly McGonigal, PhD, offers a surprising new view of stress—one that reveals the upside of stress, and shows us exactly how to capitalize on its benefits.You hear it all the time: stress causes heart disease; stress causes insomnia; stress is bad for you! But what if chan...
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Keith Rabois
The Starch Solution
Eat the Foods You Love, Regain Your Health, and Lose the Weight for Good!
by John McDougall (Jun 04, 2013)
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A bestselling author’s groundbreaking eating plan that challenges the notion that starch is unhealthyFrom Atkins to Dukan, the fear-mongering about carbs over the past few decades has reached a fever pitch; the mere mention of a starch-heavy food is enough to trigger a cavalcade of shame and longing.In The Starch Solution, bestselling diet doctor a...
The Forks Over Knives Plan
How to Transition to the Life-Saving, Whole-Food, Plant-Based Diet
by Alona Pulde M.D. (Jan 17, 2017)
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From the creators of the groundbreaking documentary comes the New York Times bestselling diet plan Sanjay Gupta called “the prescription you need to live a long, healthy life”—a plan to transition to a delicious whole-foods, plant-based diet in just twenty-eight days.The trailblazing film Forks Over Knives helped spark a medical and nutritional rev...
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James Cameron
The Omnivore's Dilemma
A Natural History of Four Meals
by Michael Pollan (Aug 28, 2007)
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What should we have for dinner? For omnivore's like ourselves, this simple question has always posed a dilemma: When you can eat just about anything nature (or the supermarket) has to offer, deciding what you should eat will inevitably stir anxiety, especially when some of the foods on offer might shorten your life. Today, buffeted by one food fad ...
Breath
The New Science of a Lost Art
by James Nestor (May 26, 2020)
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AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER No matter what you eat, how much you exercise, how skinny or young or wise you are, none of it matters if you're not breathing properly.There is nothing more essential to our health and well-being than breathing: take air in, let it out, repeat 25,000 times a day. Yet, as a species, humans have lost the ability ...
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Joe Rogan
The Food Revolution
How Your Diet Can Help Save Your Life and Our World
by John Robbins (Sep 15, 2010)
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The man who started the food revolution with the groundbreaking Diet for a New America now boldly posits that, collectively, our personal diet can save ourselves and the world. Robbins argues for adopting a vegetarian diet for personal wellbeing as well as for the wellbeing of the planet. Photos, charts & tables....
Why Zebras Don't Get Ulcers, Third Edition
by Robert Sapolsky (Sep 15, 2004)
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Now in a third edition, Robert M. Sapolsky's acclaimed and successful Why Zebras Don't Get Ulcers features new chapters on how stress affects sleep and addiction, as well as new insights into anxiety and personality disorder and the impact of spirituality on managing stress.As Sapolsky explains, most of us do not lie awake at night worrying about w...
The Breakthrough
Immunotherapy and the Race to Cure Cancer
by Charles Graeber (Nov 12, 2018)
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From the New York Times bestselling author of The Good Nurse comes an empowering and accessible story of the discoveries of the tricks cancer uses to avoid the immune system, and the important new therapies already unleashing the immune system to fight -- and beat -- the disease. Four years in the writing, The Breakthrough is an "exciting read" abo...
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Vinod Khosla
The Wahls Protocol
A Radical New Way to Treat All Chronic Autoimmune Conditions Using Paleo Principles
by Terry Wahls M.D. (Dec 30, 2014)
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An integrative approach to healing chronic autoimmune conditions by a doctor, researcher, and sufferer of progressive multiple sclerosis (MS) whose TEDx talk is already a web sensation Like many physicians, Dr. Terry Wahls focused on treating her patients’ ailments with drugs or surgical procedures—until she was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (M...
The Tao of Health, Sex, and Longevity
A Modern Practical Guide to the Ancient Way
by Daniel Reid (Jul 15, 1989)
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With a detailed introduction to the ancient philosophical, ethical, and religious Chinese practice of Taoism, The Tao of Health, Sex, and Longevity is a unique, comprehensive, and practical self-help guide to live a balanced and positive Taoist lifestyle.Written by a Westerner for the Western mind, The Tao of Health, Sex, and Longevity is perfect f...
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Kelly Slater
Fat Chance
Beating the Odds Against Sugar, Processed Food, Obesity, and Disease
by Robert H. Lustig (Dec 31, 2013)
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Robert Lustig’s 90-minute YouTube video Sugar: The Bitter Truth, has been viewed more than two million times. Now, in this much anticipated book, he documents the science and the politics that has led to the pandemic of chronic disease over the last 30 years.In the late 1970s when the government mandated we get the fat out of our food, the food ind...
Never Be Sick Again
Health Is a Choice, Learn How to Choose It
by Raymond Francis (Sep 01, 2002)
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One day Raymond Francis, a chemist and a graduate of MIT, found himself in a hospital, battling for his life. The diagnosis: acute chemical hepatitis, chronic fatigue, multiple chemical sensitivities, and several autoimmune syndromes, causing him to suffer fatigue, dizziness, impaired memory, heart palpitations, diarrhea, numbness, seizures and num...
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Spark
The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain
by John J. Ratey MD (Jan 01, 2013)
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A groundbreaking and fascinating investigation into the transformative effects of exercise on the brain, from the bestselling author and renowned psychiatrist John J. Ratey, MD.Did you know you can beat stress, lift your mood, fight memory loss, sharpen your intellect, and function better than ever simply by elevating your heart rate and breaking a...
Anatomy of the Spirit
The Seven Stages of Power and Healing
by Caroline Myss (Aug 26, 1996)
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Building on wisdom from Hindu, Christian, and Kaballah traditions, this comprehensive guide to energy healing reveals the hidden stresses, beliefs, and attitudes that cause illness. Anatomy of the Spirit is the boldest presentation to date of energy medicine by one of its premier practitioners, internationally acclaimed medical intuitive Caroline M...
Allen Carr's Easy Way to Quit Smoking Without Willpower - Incudes Quit Vaping
The best-selling quit smoking method updated for the 21st century
by Allen Carr (Nov 01, 2019)
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Allen Carr s Easyway is the most successful stop-smoking method of all time. It has helped millions of smokers from all over the world quit instantly, easily, painlessly and permanently. Stop Smoking Now is the new, cutting-edge presentation of the method. Updated and set out in a clear, easy-to-read format, this book makes it simpler than ever bef...
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Mucusless Diet Healing System
Scientific Method of Eating Your Way to Health
by Arnold Ehret (Nov 08, 2013)
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This scientific method of eating, developed by Ehret in 1922, presents a complete, workable program for cleansing, repairing, rebuilding, and maintaining a healthy body. this book lays out Professor Ehret's simple and logical plan in plain, understandable language so that anyone can apply the Ehret method....
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Steve Jobs
Eat to Beat Disease
The New Science of How Your Body Can Heal Itself
by William W Li MD (Mar 19, 2019)
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Is your diet feeding or defeating disease? Forget everything you think you know about your body and food, and discover the new science of how the body heals itself. Learn how to identify the strategies and the dosages for using food to transform your resilience and health in EAT TO BEAT DISEASE.We have radically underest...
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Ben Greenfield
The End of Alzheimer's
The First Program to Prevent and Reverse Cognitive Decline
by Dale Bredesen (Aug 22, 2017)
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In this paradigm shifting book, Dale Bredesen, MD, offers real hope to anyone looking to prevent and even reverse Alzheimer's Disease and cognitive decline. Revealing that AD is not one condition, as it is currently treated, but three, The End of Alzheimer's outlines 36 metabolic factors (micronutrients, hormone levels, sleep) that can trigger "dow...
Arnold's Bodybuilding for Men
by Arnold Schwarzenegger (Oct 12, 1984)
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The complete program for building and maintaining a well-conditioned, excellently proportioned body—for a lifetime of fitness and health.In Arnold's Bodybuilding for Men, legendary athlete Arnold Schwarzenegger shows you how to achieve the best physical condition of your life. For every man, at every age, Arnold outlines a step-by-step program of e...
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Peter Adeney
The Plant Paradox Quick and Easy
The 30-Day Plan to Lose Weight, Feel Great, and Live Lectin-Free
by Dr. Steven R Gundry MD (Jan 08, 2019)
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From bestselling author Dr. Steven Gundry, a quick and easy guide to The Plant Paradox program that gives readers the tools to enjoy the benefits of lectin-free eating in just 30 days.In Dr. Steven Gundrys breakout bestseller The Plant Paradox, readers learned the surprising truth about foods that have long been regarded as healthy. Lectinsa type o...
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Jack Dorsey
Cancer as a Metabolic Disease
On the Origin, Management, and Prevention of Cancer
by Thomas Seyfried (Jun 25, 2012)
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The book addresses controversies related to the origins of cancer and provides solutions to cancer management and prevention. It expands upon Otto Warburg's well-known theory that all cancer is a disease of energy metabolism. However, Warburg did not link his theory to the "hallmarks of cancer" and thus his theory was discredited. This book aims to...
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Dominic D'Agostino
Pain and Prejudice
by Gabrielle Jackson (Nov 14, 2019)
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Lenore Taylor
The Headspace Guide to Meditation and Mindfulness
How Mindfulness Can Change Your Life in Ten Minutes a Day
by Andy Puddicombe (Sep 27, 2016)
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This program was previously published as Get Some Headspace: How Mindfulness Can Change Your Life in Ten Minutes a Day.Quiet the mind, feel less stressed and less tired, and achieve a new level of calm and fulfillment in just ten minutes a day.Andy Puddicombe, a former Buddhist monk, the Voice of Headspace, and the UK's foremost mindfulness expert,...
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Bill Gates
The Practice of Natural Movement
Reclaim Power, Health, and Freedom
by Erwan Le Corre (Jan 15, 2019)
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Erwan Le Corre, creator of the world-renowned fitness system MovNat, is on a mission to reintroduce natural movement to our modern lives with the most ancient movement skill set: walking, running, balancing, jumping, crawling, climbing, swimming, lifting, carrying, throwing, catching, and self-defense. Try to imagine an out-of-shape tiger stepping ...
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Ending Aging
The Rejuvenation Breakthroughs That Could Reverse Human Aging in Our Lifetime
by Aubrey de Grey (Oct 14, 2008)
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With a New AfterwordMust We Age?Nearly all scientists who study the biology of aging agree that we will someday be able to substantially slow down the aging process, extending our productive, youthful lives. Dr. Aubrey de Grey is perhaps the most bullish of all such researchers. As has been reported in media outlets ranging from 60 Minutes to The N...
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Move Your DNA
Restore Your Health Through Natural Movement
by Katy Bowman (Oct 15, 2014)
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Move Your DNA explains the science behind our need for natural movement - right down to the cellular level. It examines the differences between the movements in a typical hunter - gatherer's life and the movements in our own. It shows the many problems with using exercise like movement vitamins instead of addressing the deeper issue of a poor movem...
Epic Measures
One Doctor. Seven Billion Patients.
by Jeremy N. Smith (Mar 28, 2017)
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Moneyball meets medicine in this remarkable chronicle of one of the greatest scientific quests of our time—the groundbreaking program to answer the most essential question for humanity: how do we live and die?—and the visionary mastermind behind it.Medical doctor and economist Christopher Murray began the Global Burden of Disease studies to gain a ...
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Indigenous Wisdom, Entheogens, and Expanded States of Consciousness for Healing and Growth
by Françoise Bourzat (Jun 25, 2019)
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"FRANÇOISE BOURZAT HAS WRITTEN AN AUTHORITATIVE BOOK ON GUIDED PSYCHEDELIC THERAPY WITH IMPORTANT LESSONS FOR ANYONE THINKING OF EITHER GUIDING OR BEING GUIDED." (MICHAEL POLLAN VIA TWITTER)A COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE TO THE SAFE AND ETHICAL APPLICATION OF EXPANDED STATES OF CONSCIOUSNESS FOR THERAPISTS, HEALING PRACTITIONERS, AND SINCERE EXPLORERS.Psych...
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Booze Control
The Mind-blowing Science of Alcohol
by Professor David Nutt (Jan 09, 2020)
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THE DEFINITIVE GUIDE TO ALCOHOL AND YOUR HEALTH As the most harmful drug in the UK, alcohol has a profound and wide-reaching impact on our health and on society at large. Drink? is the first book of its kind, written by a scientist and rooted in 40 years of medical research and hands-on experience treating patients. Professor David Nutt cuts throu...
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How an Unlikely Group of Radical Innovators is Trying to Transform our Health Care System
by Travis Christofferson (Oct 03, 2019)
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Smart metrics, slow thinking, off-label drugs, and a "Moneyball" prescription for fixing modern medicine--by the author of Tripping Over the Truth The United States is fast becoming the sickest nation in the Western world. Cancer rates continue to rise. There is an epidemic of chronic disease in children. Even with all the money and modern innovati...
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The Omega Principle
Seafood and the Quest for a Long Life and a Healthier Planet
by Paul Greenberg (Jul 10, 2018)
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By the bestselling author of Four Fish and American Catch, an eye-opening investigation of the history, science, and business behind omega-3 fatty acids, the "miracle compound" whose story is intertwined with human health and the future of our planetOmega-3 fatty acids have long been celebrated by doctors and dieticians as key to a healthy heart an...
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Jailhouse Strong
by Josh Bryant (Oct 01, 2013)
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Tired of all the latest exercise "advancements" delivering no results? For less than the cost of a day pass to any trendy chain gym, you can get Jailhouse Strong. With innovation and dedication prisoners make incredible strength gains. Jailhouse Strong offers functional strength training with a workout system that is based on the training habits cu...
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The HeartMath Solution
The Institute of HeartMath's Revolutionary Program for Engaging the Power of the Heart's Intelligence
by Doc Lew Childre (Aug 01, 2000)
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The Intelligent HeartAccess the power of your heart's intelligence to improve your focus and creativity, elevate your emotional clarity, lower your stress and anxiety levels, strengthen your immune system, promote your body's optimal performance, and slow the aging process....
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Cure
A Journey into the Science of Mind Over Body
by Jo Marchant (Jan 10, 2017)
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A"New York Times"Bestseller A rigorous, skeptical, deeply reported look at the new science behind the mind's surprising ability to heal the body Have you ever felt a surge of adrenaline after narrowly avoiding an accident? Salivated at the sight (or thought) of a sour lemon? Felt turned on just from hearing your partner's voice? If so, then you've ...
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Health at Every Size
The Surprising Truth About Your Weight
by Linda Bacon Ph.D. (Oct 11, 2008)
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Fat isn't the problem. Dieting is the problem. A society that rejects anyone whose body shape or size doesn’t match an impossible ideal is the problem. A medical establishment that equates "thin" with "healthy" is the problem. Health at Every Size: The Surprising Truth About Your Weight by Linda Bacon, PhD, presents a well-researched, healthy-livin...
Eating on the Wild Side
The Missing Link to Optimum Health
by Jo Robinson (May 20, 2014)
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The next stage in the food revolution--a radical way to select fruits and vegetables and reclaim the flavor and nutrients we've lost.Ever since farmers first planted seeds 10,000 years ago, humans have been destroying the nutritional value of their fruits and vegetables. Unwittingly, we've been selecting plants that are high in starch and sugar and...
The Brain's Way of Healing
Remarkable Discoveries and Recoveries from the Frontiers of Neuroplasticity
by Norman Doidge (Jan 25, 2016)
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Now a New York Times Bestseller!The bestselling author of The Brain That Changes Itself presents astounding advances in the treatment of brain injury and illness In The Brain That Changes Itself, Norman Doidge described the most important breakthrough in our understanding of the brain in four hundred years: the discovery that the brain can change i...
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Nutrition and Physical Degeneration
by Weston Andrew Price (Jan 01, 2006)
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An epic study demonstrating the importance of whole food nutrition, and the degeneration and destruction that comes from a diet of processed foods.For nearly 10 years, Weston Price and his wife traveled around the world in search of the secret to health. Instead of looking at people afflicted with disease symptoms, this highly-respected dentist and...
The Art and Science of Low Carbohydrate Living
An Expert Guide to Making the Life-Saving Benefits of Carbohydrate Restriction Sustainable and Enjoyable
by Stephen D. Phinney (May 19, 2011)
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The Art And Science Of Low Carbohydrate Living: An Expert Guide To Making The Life-Saving Benefits Of Carbohydrate Restriction Sustainable And EnjoyableCarbohydrate restricted diets are commonly practiced but seldom taught. As a result, doctors, dietitians, nutritionists, and nurses may have strong opinions about low carbohydrate dieting, but in ma...
It Starts With Food
Discover the Whole30 and Change Your Life in Unexpected Ways
by Dallas Hartwig (Jul 29, 2014)
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Imagine yourself healthier than you ever thought possible.It starts with food.It Starts With Food outlines a clear, balanced, sustainable plan to change the way you eat forever—and transform your life in unexpected ways. Your success story begins with "The Whole30," Dallas and Melissa Hartwig's powerful 30-day nutritional reset.Over the last three ...
The Magnesium Miracle
by Carolyn Dean (Dec 26, 2006)
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REVISED AND UPDATED 2014 EDITION   Magnesium is an essential nutrient, indispensable to your health and well-being. By adding this mineral to your diet, you are guarding against—and helping to alleviate—such threats as heart disease, stroke, osteoporosis, diabetes, depression, arthritis, and asthma. But despite magnesium’s numerous benefits, many A...
The Whole30
The 30-Day Guide to Total Health and Food Freedom
by Melissa Hartwig Urban (Apr 21, 2015)
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Over 1.5 million copies sold! Millions of people visit Whole30.com every month and share their dramatic life-changing testimonials. Get started on your Whole30 transformation with the #1 New York Times best-selling The Whole30. Since 2009, Melissa Hartwig Urban's critically-acclaimed Whole30 program has quietly led hundreds of thousands of people t...
Plagues and the Paradox of Progress
Why the World Is Getting Healthier in Worrisome Ways (The MIT Press)
by Thomas J. Bollyky (Oct 01, 2019)
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Why the news about the global decline of infectious diseases is not all good.Plagues and parasites have played a central role in world affairs, shaping the evolution of the modern state, the growth of cities, and the disparate fortunes of national economies. This book tells that story, but it is not about the resurgence of pestilence. It is the sto...
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The Essential Nutrition Guide for Boosting Your Body's Defenses to Live Longer, Stronger, and Disease Free (Eat for Life)
by Joel Fuhrman (Dec 31, 2013)
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Why do some of us get sick with greater frequency than others?What makes us more susceptible to illness? Are we doomed to get sick when our coworkers and family members do?Is there a secret to staying healthy?Joel Fuhrman, M.D., a leading expert and board-certified medical specialist in prevention and reversing disease, offers a comprehensive guide...
The Vaccine Book
Making the Right Decision for Your Child (Sears Parenting Library)
by Robert W. Sears (Oct 22, 2007)
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With the spate of publicity surrounding the possible health risks posed by childhood immunization, parents are no longer simply following doctor's orders and automatically having their children vaccinated. Instead, they are asking questions. The problem is the search for answers only leads parents to conflicting, one-sided information: doctors clai...
The Longevity Solution
Rediscovering Centuries-Old Secrets to a Healthy, Long Life
by Dr. James DiNicolantonio (Feb 26, 2019)
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Getting older doesnt have to mean experiencing more pain and illness, becoming less mobile, or developing disease. Renowned cardiovascular research scientist and doctor of pharmacy Dr. James DiNicolantonio partners with leading physician and bestselling author Dr. Jason Fung to deliver The Longevity Solution, a groundbreaking new book that unlocks ...
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How the Overuse of Antibiotics Is Fueling Our Modern Plagues
by Martin J. Blaser MD (Feb 02, 2015)
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Natural Remedies for Emerging & Resistant Viral Infections
by Stephen Harrod Buhner (Sep 24, 2013)
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Current information about antibiotic resistant microbes and the herbs that are effective in fighting them....
What Doesn't Kill Us
How Freezing Water, Extreme Altitude, and Environmental Conditioning Will Renew Our Lost Evolutionary Strength
by Scott Carney (Dec 11, 2018)
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What Doesn't Kill Us traces our evolutionary journey back to a time when survival depended on how well we adapted to the environment around us. Our ancestors crossed the Alps in animal skins and colonized the New World in loin cloths. They evaded predators and built civilizations with just their raw brainpower and inner grit. But things have change...
Why We Get Fat
And What to Do About It
by Gary Taubes (Dec 27, 2011)
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Building upon his critical work in Good Calories, Bad Calories and presenting fresh evidence for his claim, Gary Taubes revisits the urgent question of what’s making us fat—and how we can change. He reveals the bad nutritional science of the last century—none more damaging or misguided than the “calories-in, calories-out” model of why we get fat—an...
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Regain Health and Lose Weight by Eating the Way You Were Meant to Eat
by Paul Jaminet Ph.D. (Dec 03, 2013)
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Suffering from chronic illness and unable to get satisfactory results from doctors, husband and wife scientists Paul and Shou-Ching Jaminet took an intensely personal interest in health and nutrition. They embarked on five years of rigorous research. What they found changed their lives— and the lives of thousands of their readers. In Perfect Health...
The Paleo Solution
The Original Human Diet
by Robb Wolf (Sep 14, 2010)
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Do you want to lose fat and stay young, all while avoiding cancer, diabetes, heart disease, Parkinson's, Alzheimer's and a host of other illnesses? The Paleo Solution incorporates the latest, cutting edge research from genetics, biochemistry and anthropology to help you look, feel and perform your best. Written by Robb Wolf, a research biochemist w...
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by Kevin Curry (Dec 04, 2018)
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The fitness influencer and creator of the #1 bestselling Food & Drink app, FitMenCook, shares 100 easy, quick meal prep recipes that will save you time, money, and inches on your waistline—helping you to get healthy on your own terms.We like to be inspired when it comes to food. No one enjoys cookie-cutter meal plans, bland recipes, or eating the s...
The Promise of Sleep
A Pioneer in Sleep Medicine Explores the Vital Connection Between Health, Happiness, and a Good Night's Sleep
by William C. Dement (Mar 06, 2000)
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Sleep better, live longer with the groundbreaking information and step-by-step program in this revolutionary book.Healthful sleep has been empirically proven to be the single most important factor in predicting longevity, more influential than diet, exercise, or heredity. And yet we are a sleep-sick society, ignorant of the facts of sleep--and the ...
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by Kris Carr (Dec 20, 2011)
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On the heels of Kris Carr’s best-selling cancer survival guidebooks and her acclaimed TLC documentary comes her new journey into a realm vital to anyone’s health. Infused with her signature sass, wit and advice-from-the-trenches style, Crazy Sexy Diet is a beautifully illustrated resource that puts you on the fast track to vibrant health, happiness...