New Arrivals - Medicine, health, and technology
Food Allergies provides practical, emotional, and scientific guidance on the topics that affect your life. Allergy expert Scott H. Sicherer addresses the full spectrum of food allergies, from mild to life threatening, from single foods to food families, clearing up misconceptions along the way.
The author recounts his lifelong battle with anxiety, showing the many manifestations of the disorder as well as the countless treatments that have been developed to counteract it, and provides a history of the efforts to understand this common form of mental illness.
"A practical, empowering guide to managing and reversing prediabetes through diet and exercise, from a registered dietitian. Increasingly diagnosed by doctors and affecting millions of Americans, prediabetes is a condition in which blood sugar levels are elevated. It often develops into full-blown diabetes, one of the leading causes of death in the United States, and it is a major risk factor for heart and blood vessel disease, kidney failure, and blindness. While diabetes cannot be cured, prediabetes can indeed be reversed, so it is critical to implement lifestyle changes at an early stage. In straightforward, jargon-free language, The Prediabetes Diet Plan explains prediabetes's underlying cause of insulin resistance and offers a comprehensive diet strategy based on Hillary Wright's two decades of experience counseling clients on diet and lifestyle change. With sections on meal planning, grocery shopping, dining out, and supplements, this book empowers readers to make healthier everyday choices that can effect real change on their insulin levels"-- Provided by publisher.
Offers a three-step diet plan intended to help readers lose weight and restore health, with guidelines that are flexible enough for vegetarians, meat lovers, gluten-free dieters, and others with special dietary preferences to follow.
Tailoring the Paleo diet for women, a registered dietitian and holistic nutritionist offers a high-protein, hormone-balancing and detoxifying program that will help readers lose weight, get healthy and feel good from the inside out.
Helps readers understand that addictive eating is a physical, emotional, and spiritual problem that must be addressed on all three levels to achieve true freedom.
Examines prostate cancer, discussing diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.
"An estimated 50 million Americans suffer from some form of autoimmune disease. If you're among them, you may know all too well how little modern medicine can do to alleviate your condition. But that's no reason to give up hope. In this groundbreaking book, Sarah D. Ballantyne, Ph.D., draws upon current medical research and her own battle with an autoimmune disorder to show you how you can become completely symptom-free -- the natural way"--Page  of cover.
An irreverent tour through the vast and strange reaches of the world of self-help.
"Expert advice for delivering a happy and healthy baby. From boosting your vitamin intake to picking out the perfect crib, it's not always easy to figure out what your growing baby needs - especially if you're new to parenthood. Featuring guidance from top childbirth experts, The Only Pregnancy Book You'll Ever Need answers all questions that come up after you get the big news"--Page  of cover.
Are you possessed by the urge to invent, design, and make something that others enjoy, but don?t know how to plug into the Maker movement? In this book, you?ll follow author David Lang?s headfirst dive into the Maker world and how he grew to be a successful entrepreneur. You?ll discover how to navigate this new community, and find the best resources for learning the tools and skills you need to be a dynamic maker in your own right. Lang reveals how he became a pro maker after losing his job, and how the experience helped him start OpenROV?a DIY community and product line focused on open source undersea exploration. It all happened once he became an active member of the Maker culture. Ready to take the plunge into the next Industrial Revolution? This guide provides a clear and inspiring roadmap. Take an eye-opening journey from unskilled observer to engaged maker-entrepreneur ; Enter the Maker community to connect with experts and pick up new skills ; Use a template for building a maker-based entrepreneurial lifestyle ; Learn from the organizer of the first-ever Maker Startup Weekend ; Be prepared for exciting careers of the future.
Arranged in a question-and-answer format, the Doctor Moms combine their medical and psychological knowledge with their own personal experiences to address the difficult questions that kids often ask their parents.
"Easy advice for saying good-bye to gluten ; tips for reading labels and choosing gluten-free products ; 90+ delicious recipes plus substitutions to convert your favorites"--Cover.
Hormone replacement therapy is vital for women, and there is a lot of confusion about it in both the medical community and among women. This book presents the science behind bioidentical hormones and describes why these hormones are so important for women, especially at midlife.
Internationally known nutritionist, weight loss specialist, fitness trainer, motivational speaker, and bestselling author Tosca Reno reveals her secrets for safe weight loss and optimal health.
"The most innovative leaders in progressive addiction treatment in the US offer a groundbreaking, science-based guide to helping loved ones overcome addiction problems and compulsive behaviors.The New Road to Recovery eschews the theatrics of interventions and tough love to show family and friends how they can use kindness, positive reinforcement, and motivational and behavioral strategies to help their loved ones change. Drawing on forty collective years of research and decades of clinical experience, the authors present the best practical advice science has to offer. Delivered with warmth, optimism, and humor, The New Road to Recovery defines a new, empowered role for friends and family and a paradigm shift for the field. Learn how to tap the transformative power of relationships for positive change, guided by exercises and examples. Practice what really works in therapy and in everyday life and discover many different treatment options along with tips for navigating the system. And have hope: this guide is designed not only to help someone change, but to help someone want to change"-- Provided by publisher.
"Hurricanes, floods, tornadoes, fires, earthquakes, chemical attacks--you don't know what tomorrow might bring. But with some advanced planning, you can equip yourself and your family to better deal with natural disasters and man-made hazards. Written by two seasoned emergency responders, this practical guide offers solid, no-nonsense advice for increasing your chances of survival"--Page  of cover.
"Everyone is an individual, and everyone has their own Paleo. This is the practical side of the diet, and you must find your own personal Paleo to really live and thrive on the diet long-term. If you've been frustrated by conflicting information, a million different online ideas and opinions, or a lack of the stellar results others seem to be getting from Paleo, this book is truly your "missing link!"--From publisher description.
"... teaches women how to embrace their monthly cycle and follow its guidance so that they know when to push themselves, when to treat themselves to some well-earned rest, and how to keep their hormones in balance. It explains what to do during every week of the month to shed excess weight, ease PMS, and do it by working with your body instead of beating it into submission. The female body changes from week to week, and traditional diet and workout programs never acknowledge this phenomenon. This easy-to-follow 28-day plan is an innovative combination of modern research and ancient traditions. It outlines a core program of dietary suggestions, fitness guidelines, specific exercises, and lifestyle recommendations for each of the phases of the menstrual cycle and how to take care of yourself throughout the month."-- Provided by publisher.