Recommended Books on Health

The China Study

2012-11-12T22:46:45+02:00

[custom_frame_left] [/custom_frame_left] Referred to as the "Grand Prix of epidemiology" by The New York Times, this study examines more than 350 variables of health and nutrition with surveys from 6,500 adults in more than 2,500 counties across China and Taiwan, and conclusively demonstrates the link between nutrition and heart disease, diabetes, and cancer. While revealing [...]

The China Study2012-11-12T22:46:45+02:00

Healing with Whole Foods

2012-11-12T22:44:32+02:00

[custom_frame_left][/custom_frame_left] Used as a reference by students of acupuncture, Healing with Whole Foods is an invaluable guide to the theory and practice of Chinese medicine. With facts about green foods such as spirulina and blue-green algae and information about the "regeneration diets" used by cancer patients and arthritics, it is also an accessible primer on [...]

Healing with Whole Foods2012-11-12T22:44:32+02:00

Nourishing Traditions

2012-11-12T22:42:57+02:00

This well-researched, thought-provoking guide to traditional foods contains a startling message: Animal fats and cholesterol are not villains but vital factors in the diet, necessary for normal growth, proper function of the brain and nervous system, protection from disease and optimum energy levels. Sally Fallon dispels the myths of the current low-fat fad in this [...]

Nourishing Traditions2012-11-12T22:42:57+02:00

Good Calories, Bad Calories

2012-11-12T22:44:42+02:00

[custom_frame_left] [/custom_frame_left] For decades we have been taught that fat is bad for us, carbohydrates better, and that the key to a healthy weight is eating less and exercising more. Yet despite this advice, we have seen unprecedented epidemics of obesity and diabetes. Taubes argues that the problem lies in refined carbohydrates, like white flour, [...]

Good Calories, Bad Calories2012-11-12T22:44:42+02:00

Healthy at 100

2012-08-16T17:49:18+02:00

Why do some people age in failing health and sadness, while others grow old with vitality and joy? In this revolutionary book, bestselling author John Robbins presents us with a bold new paradigm of aging, showing us how we can increase not only our lifespan but also our health span. Through the example of four [...]

Healthy at 1002012-08-16T17:49:18+02:00

The Science Delusion

2012-08-18T14:09:44+02:00

[custom_frame_left] [/custom_frame_left] The science delusion is the belief that science already understands the nature of reality. The fundamental questions are answered, leaving only the details to be filled in. In this book, Dr Rupert Sheldrake, one of the world's most innovative scientists, shows that science is being constricted by assumptions that have hardened into dogmas. [...]

The Science Delusion2012-08-18T14:09:44+02:00

Boys Adrift: Factors Driving the Growing Epidemic of Unmotivated Boys

2012-08-18T13:41:02+02:00

Something scary is happening to boys today. From kindergarten to college, American boys are, on average, less resilient and less ambitious than they were a mere twenty years ago. The gender gap in college attendance and graduation rates has widened dramatically. While Emily is working hard at school and getting A’s, her brother Justin is [...]

Boys Adrift: Factors Driving the Growing Epidemic of Unmotivated Boys2012-08-18T13:41:02+02:00

The Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine

2012-08-16T17:51:41+02:00

The most comprehensive and practical guide available to the extraordinary healing powers of natural medicine. From the world-renowned naturopathic doctors and bestselling authors of The Encyclopedia of Healing Foods comes the authoritative third edition of the classic reference work, revised and expanded to include the latest cutting-edge natural therapies for the most common ailments. Michael Murray and [...]

The Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine2012-08-16T17:51:41+02:00

The Ultimate Omega-3 Diet

2012-08-16T17:52:54+02:00

Live longer, better, and healthier with omega-3s!\ The Ultimate Omega-3 Diet is the first book to offer simple, practical steps for striking the proper balance between miraculous omega-3 fats and the less-healthy omega-6 fats to get the most out of your diet. Armed with the practical information in The Ultimate Omega-3 Diet, you'll be able to:   [...]

The Ultimate Omega-3 Diet2012-08-16T17:52:54+02:00

Mayo Clinic Family Health Book

2012-08-16T17:53:35+02:00

Since its initial publication in 1990, the "Mayo Clinic Family Health Book" has become a classic home medical reference, selling more than 1.5 million copies. Now in its fourth edition, this updated and abundantly illustrated volume offers the latest in medical knowledge, with a strong emphasis on self-care. From prevention to treatment, from infancy to [...]

Mayo Clinic Family Health Book2012-08-16T17:53:35+02:00