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Ancient Secret of the Fountain of Youth
Ancient Secret of the Fountain of Youth
Hardcover      ISBN: 038549162x
Adding a foreword by author Bernie Siegel and a final chapter, a best-selling guide to health--originally published in 1985--presents a series of short, yoga-like exercises, developed by generations of Tibetan monks, reputed to reverse the physical and mental effects of aging.
Magnet Therapy: Balancing Your Body's Energy Flow for Self-Healing
Magnet Therapy
Balancing Your Body's Energy Flow for Self-Healing
Paperback      ISBN: 0806973781
A renowned Swiss naturopath shows how to apply magnets to your body to call forth your natural healing powers. Treat a variety of ailments including migraines, hypertension, arthritis; aid in the healing of scars and sutures.
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Weight Training Illustrated
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Weight Training Illustrated
Paperback      ISBN: 0028644336
Hope's Edge: The Next Diet for a Small Planet
Hope's Edge
The Next Diet for a Small Planet
Paperback      ISBN: 1585422371
Hope's Edge follows the author of the classic Diet for a Small Planet and her daughter as they travel the world, discovering practical visionaries who are making a difference in world hunger, sometimes one village at a time. Thirty years ago, Frances Moore Lappé started a revolution in the way Americans think about food and hunger. Now Frances and her daughter, Anna, pick up where Diet for a Small Planet left off. Together they set out on an around-the-world journey to explore the greatest challenges we face in the new millennium. Traveling to Asia, Africa, Latin America, and Europe, they discovered answers to one of the most urgent issues of our time: whether we can transcend the rampant consumerism and capitalism to find the paths that each of us can follow to heal our lives as well as the planet. Featuring nearly seventy recipes from celebrated vegetarian culinary pioneers-including Alice Waters, Mollie Katzen, Laurel Robertson, Nora Pouillon, and Anna Thomas-Hope's Edge highlights true trailblazers engaged in social, environmental, and economic transformations.
The Memory Cure: How to Protect Your Brain Against Memory Loss and Alzheimer's Disease
The Memory Cure
How to Protect Your Brain Against Memory Loss and Alzheimer's Disease
Paperback      ISBN: 007143366x
"Credentials don't come much loftier than Fotuhi's." --Washington Post "The book is a message of hope and reassurance for laymen, especially aging members of the baby-boom generation alarmed by all the attention being paid to Alzheimer's and imagining worst-case scenarios for themselves." --Washington Times Dr. Majid Fotuhi, one of the world's foremost experts in the field of Alzheimer's Disease and brain function, outlines a highly effective plan to guard against memory loss.
Folk Medicine
Folk Medicine
Paperback      ISBN: 044920880x
"A fascinating book by a distinguished Vermont physician." NEW YORK DAILY NEWS For centuries the vigorous and healthy families of Vermont have passed down simple commonsense home remedies for all sorts of common aches and pains, from one generation to the next. Dr. Jarvis spent years practicing medicine in the Green Mountains and observed the natural wonders of Vermont folk medicine. He shares that wisdom in this helpful book in order to help you: burn body fat and decrease body weight, improve sleep and overcome chronic fatigue, reduce high blood pressure, and much more.
Precision Heart Rate Training
Precision Heart Rate Training
Paperback      ISBN: 0880117702
Explains how to use a heart rate monitor to accurately gauge training intensity while walking, running, cycling, skating, circuit training, or multisport training
Eating Mindfully: How to End Mindless Eating & Enjoy a Balanced Relationship With Food
Eating Mindfully
How to End Mindless Eating & Enjoy a Balanced Relationship With Food
Paperback      ISBN: 1572243503
This book introduces and adapts the concepts of mindfulness and acceptance to the observation and management of eating habits. The result is a series of exercises and meditations that reinforce healthy habits and lead to greater tranquility at meals. The book describes the four foundations of mindful eating: mindfulness of the mind, the body, the feelings, and the thoughts. It doesn't encourage a diet of deprivation, but instead provides a checklist for the wide variety of mindless eating approaches, which include fasting, dieting, and restricting certain foods, rapid eating, eating when not hungry or when tired, and food rituals.
Pilates on the Ball: The World's Most Popular Workout Using the Exercise Ball
Pilates on the Ball
The World's Most Popular Workout Using the Exercise Ball
Paperback      ISBN: 0892819812
A synthesis of two acclaimed fitness techniques, the body-conditioning Pilates Method and the Swiss exercise ball, presents a low-impact exercise program without the requirement of expensive equipment, and that can be adapted to all levels of athletic ability, as well as to those healing from injury or chronic back pain. Original.
No More Sleepless Nights
No More Sleepless Nights
Paperback      ISBN: 0471149047
Suggests safe, natural ways to overcome insomnia without drugs