New Arrivals - Medicine, health, and technology
Presents a seven-week diet and exercise plan to help both men and women lose weight, improve cholesterol levels, lower blood pressure, and strengthen the heart all while nourishing the skin to reverse signs of aging.
Begins with a thorough overview of the spirit and method of MI (motivational interiviewing). Sections on each of the four processes offer step-by-step guidance for establishing a strong working relationship, developing a clear focus and direction, evoking and strengthening the client's motivation for change, and formulating a concrete plan of action.
For the first time in history, the secrets of the living brain are being revealed by a battery of high tech brain scans devised by physicists. Now what was once solely the province of science fiction has become a startling reality. Recording memories, telepathy, videotaping our dreams, mind control, avatars, and telekinesis are not only possible; they already exist. The Future of the Mind gives us an authoritative and compelling look at the astonishing research being done in top laboratories around the world?all based on the latest advancements in neuroscience and physics. One day we might have a "smart pill" that can enhance our cognition; be able to upload our brain to a computer, neuron for neuron; send thoughts and emotions around the world on a "brain-net"; control computers and robots with our mind; push the very limits of immortality; and perhaps even send our consciousness across the universe. Dr. Kaku takes us on a grand tour of what the future might hold, giving us not only a solid sense of how the brain functions but also how these technologies will change our daily lives. He even presents a radically new way to think about "consciousness" and applies it to provide fresh insight into mental illness, artificial intelligence and alien consciousness.
Outlines a low-insulin weight-loss program that demonstrates how to activate the body's natural abilities to burn fat, reduce inflammation, and enable other long-term health benefits.
"Designed to restore optimal testosterone levels, eliminate dangerous visceral fat, and improve sexual performance, refuel gives you the rules, skills, and step-by-step plan needed to optimize the male biochemical blueprint"--Dust jacket flap.
"When it comes to health and fitness, there's a big difference between commitment and interest. When interested exercisers who like to run wake up and find it is raining outside, they lie back down and say to themselves, "I think I'll exercise tomorrow." Committed exercisers get out of bed and say to themselves, "I think I'll exercise inside today." They keep their commitment to their commitment. In this book, bestselling author Ken Blanchard, teams up with successful health and fitness coach Tim Kearin to inspire others to move from an interest in fitness to a commitment to fitness. Ken shares the very personal story of his own ups and downs as he struggled to commit to a fitness program, while Tim gives professional health advice and training wisdom. They emphasize that you can't do it alone--if you can't hire a trainer they explain how you can create an informal team to keep yourself on track. And Ken shows that you can apply the same techniques he has used to strengthen leadership in organizations to lead yourself to establishing new positive habits and lasting, improved health"-- Provided by publisher.
Provides information and food guides for the every-other-day diet, one that utilizes cheat days and feast days to help people lose weight.
Combining science, culture, anthropology, and philosophy, explains how to stay healthy and live with purpose in the modern world by returning to the way humanity's hunter-gatherer ancestors ate, moved, and lived in the wild.
The Hollywood star shares her formula for becoming happier, healthier, and stronger in this positive guide that is grounded in science and inspired by personal experience.
Essential oils are becoming increasingly popular, but how do you identify quality oils from the myriad of inferior ones to choose from? And what can you actually do with these little vials of oils? In fact, there are countless things you can use them for?things that will improve your life and home?and it?s so easy! Sharon Falsetto features forty essential oils and recommends which ones you can use to improve specific ailments, ways they can benefit women, babies, and children, how to utilize them in the home and seasonally, and how to use them when you are traveling. She also provides information on bases for different essential oil uses and lists cautions and tips. This complete handbook is a great tool for anyone just starting to use essential oils as a holistic approach or those who have been using them for a long time.
"You already know how to give your kids healthy food. But the hard part is getting them to eat it. After years of research and working with parents, Dina Rose discovered a powerful truth: When parents focus solely on nutrition, their kids--surprisingly--eat poorly. But when families shift their emphasis to behaviors--the skills and habits kids are taught--they learn to eat right. Every child can learn to eat well--but only if you show them how to do it. Dr. Rose describes the three habits--proportion, variety, and moderation--all kids need to learn, and gives you clever, practical ways to teach these food skills"-- Provided by publisher.
Reveals how traumatic experiences can be used for positive mental development, challenging mainstream beliefs about healing and moving past trauma to explain how pain can provide learning opportunities and connect people to the world.
Provides a practical, step-by-step guide to a food-based approach that will help IBS sufferers recover their digestive health naturally.
The editors at the women's lifestyle magazine offer a diet and exercise plan to help shed fifteen pounds in just three months and help welcome in swimsuit season.
"The companion to the New York Times bestseller The Virgin Diet brings the groundbreaking health and weight loss program into your kitchen. With more than 100 delicious and practical recipes, THE VIRGIN DIET COOKBOOK is designed to show you how to incorporate anti-inflammatory, healing foods into your diet to reclaim your health and reset your metabolism, while avoiding the 7 foods that are most likely to cause food intolerance. These tasty, easy-to-make recipes are free of gluten, soy, dairy, eggs, corn, peanuts, and sugar and artificial sweeteners. With mouthwatering suggestions for breakfast, lunch, dinner, dessert and snacks, you'll lose weight fast while enjoying what you eat! THE VIRGIN DIET COOKBOOK will also help you to stock your kitchen, provide delicious substitutes for common ingredients, and offer easy swaps for eating out and on-the-go." -- Provided by publisher.