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Right Brain Left Brain: Reflexology : A Self-Help Approach to Balancing Life's Energies With Color, Sound, and Pressure-Point Techniques
Right Brain Left Brain
Reflexology : A Self-Help Approach to Balancing Life's Energies With Color, Sound, and Pressure-Point Techniques
Paperback      ISBN: 0892814322

This self-help guide helps you identify right- or left-brain dominance, and suggests color, sound, and pressure-point techniques to bring both sides into balance.

The Juicing Book
The Juicing Book
Paperback      ISBN: 089529253x

Complete guide to using juices to maximize health and vitality. Offers up-to-date information on the value of juices in relation to the body's needs. Included are comprehensive charts, delicious recipes and instructions on using various juicing equipment.

The New Family Cookbook for People With Diabetes
The New Family Cookbook for People With Diabetes
Hardcover      ISBN: 0684826607

Prepared jointly by the American Diabetes Association and The American Dietetic Association, "The New Family Cookbook for People with Diabetes" is the most authoritative and comprehensive cookbook available for people with diabetes and their families. With more than 375 recipes that taste as good as they are good for you, this book makes it easy to prepare satisfying and delicious meals that the whole family will enjoy.

If you are a person with diabetes, you know you have to be careful about what you eat. But healthful food doesn't have to be dull, and reducing fat and calories doesn't mean giving up flavor. Why feel deprived when you could start the day with Scrambled Eggs with Ham and a hot Buttermilk Biscuit? Company coming? Everyone will enjoy a savory Cheddar Cheese Dip served with crisp raw vegetables and apple slices. Grilled Orange-Mustard Chicken with Apple-Pecan Wild Rice and steamed broccoli make a perfect family dinner, or try Shrimp and Asparagus with Fettuccine in Mustard Cream Sauce for a weekend supper. Have a hankering for something sweet? Port-Poached Pears are an elegant fat-free dessert, or indulge in heavenly Angel Food Cake with Cocoa Whipped Cream.

The recipes in "The New Family Cookbook for People with Diabetes" are consistent with the latest diabetes recommendations and make the best use of the new lower-fat ingredients available today. Each recipe is accompanied by a nutritional analysis and the most current diabetes exchange information; recipes containing more than 400 milligrams of sodium per serving are flagged.

A winning combination of the most recent nutritional recommendations and contemporary culinary tastes, "The New Family Cookbook for Peoplewith Diabetes" is the one book all those with diabetes should have in their kitchen library.

Encyclopedia of Nutritional Supplements: The Essential Guide for Improving Your Health Naturally
Encyclopedia of Nutritional Supplements
The Essential Guide for Improving Your Health Naturally
Paperback      ISBN: 0761504109

Naturopathic physician Michael T. Murray guides readers through the often complex, conflicting information regarding nutritional supplements.

Each chapter profiles major vitamins, minerals, essential fatty acids, nutrients, and glandular extracts, including information on the following:

- deficiency signs / symptoms
- recommended dietary allowance
- beneficial effects
- available forms
- principal uses
- dosage ranges
- safety issues
- interactions

Based on extensive scientific research, Encyclopedia of Nutritional Supplements empowers readers to make educated decisions about which supplements to take for health conditions including cancer, arthritis, depression, high cholesterol, allergies, heart disease and more.
Your Healing Hands: The Polarity Experience
Your Healing Hands
The Polarity Experience
Paperback      ISBN: 0914728490

Introduction to polarity balancing (therapeutic touch) has sold more than 77,000 copies and been reprinted in nine languages.

Food Combining for Health: Get Fit with Foods That Don't Fight
Food Combining for Health
Get Fit with Foods That Don't Fight
Paperback      ISBN: 0892813482

Over 50 years ago, Dr. William Hay concluded that the body uses acids to digest proteins and alkalis to digest starches, and that mixing the two might lead to painful indigestion and more serious problems such as ulcers, allergies, and obesity. Though criticized at the time, the Hay System has been vindicated by modern research, and provides essentially the healthy, whole-food diet of mostly alkali-forming foods such as fruits, green vegetables, and salads advocated by many leading nutritionists today.

Food Combining for Health shows how to separate incompatible foods.

Explains how the Hay System can alleviate the symptoms of chronic diseases such as arthritis and diabetes, while increasing energy and well-being in those without specific health problems.

Includes recipes and seasonal menu suggestions.
Vitamins in Cancer Prevention and Treatment: A Practical Guide
Vitamins in Cancer Prevention and Treatment
A Practical Guide
Paperback      ISBN: 0892814837
Perfect Weight: The Complete Mind/Body Program for Achieving and Maintaining Your Ideal Weight
Perfect Weight
The Complete Mind/Body Program for Achieving and Maintaining Your Ideal Weight
Paperback      ISBN: 0517884585

One of the two launch titles in the Perfect Health Library series by bestselling author Dr. Deepak Chopra, Perfect Weight focuses on Ayurveda, the ancient Indian science of life, to help readers conquer their weight problems.

When You Eat at the Refrigerator, Pull Up a Chair: 50 Ways to Feel Thin, Gorgeous, and Happy (When You Feel Anything But)
When You Eat at the Refrigerator, Pull Up a Chair
50 Ways to Feel Thin, Gorgeous, and Happy (When You Feel Anything But)
Paperback      ISBN: 0786885084

Geneen Roth's pioneering books were among the first to link overeating and compulsive dieting with deeply personal issues that go far beyond weight and body image. Now, in this fun, practical book, she helps readers radically shift their relationships with food and find more life-affirming ways to care for themselves. With an exhilarating combination of intelligence and wicked good humor, she offers bite-sized pieces of invaluable wisdom.

Thai Yoga Massage: A Dynamic Therapy for Physical Well-Being and Spiritual Energy
Thai Yoga Massage
A Dynamic Therapy for Physical Well-Being and Spiritual Energy
Paperback      ISBN: 0892811463

A paperback edition with DVD featuring a unique massage therapy that combines stretching, breath work, assisted yoga postures, and pressure point therapy

- Text includes more than 125 black-and-white photographs of instructional postures

- DVD features author demonstrating techniques for performing a one-hour massage

In the temples of Thailand many centuries ago, a dynamic bodywork therapy based on yoga, ayurveda, and the martial arts was born. In this unique healing system of Thai Yoga Massage, the practitioner guides the recipient through a series of yoga postures while palming and thumbing along the body's energy lines and pressure points. Together these actions result in a treatment that relieves muscular tension, improves circulation, boosts the immune system, and balances the body energetically.

In this paperback edition of Thai Yoga Massage, Kam Thye Chow not only leads readers through every aspect of this ancient bodywork therapy using more than 125 detailed, step-by-step photographs, but he also demonstrates the techniques for performing a one-hour massage in the accompanying DVD. Kam Thye Chow is one of the world's foremost practitioners and has taught massage in Thailand and throughout Europe and North America. With this text and DVD set, his personal training is now available for those who wish to see the techniques demonstrated live as a complement to the points discussed in the text.