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The G.I. Diet: the green-light way to permanent weight loss : revised and updated
Par Rick Gallop. 2005
G.I. measures the speed at which your body breaks down food and converts it to glucose, which is used for…energy or stored as fat. When losing weight, it is critical to avoid foods that have a high G.I., because they are digested too quickly by your body. Gallop lists foods in one of three categories: foods to avoid, foods to eat occasionally, and foods that you can eat as much of as you want. Includes recipes, snack ideas, a pull-out shopping list, tips on dining out and strategies for maintaining your new weight. 2005.
The G.I. diet clinic: Rick Gallop's week-by-week guide to permanent weight loss
Par Rick Gallop. 2007
On a mission to turn losing weight into a positive experience, Rick Gallop recruited volunteers, introduced them to the basics…of the G.I. Diet, answered their questions, taught them how to shop, cook and eat out, coached them through the hurdles and helped them develop strategies for dealing with cravings and the emotional reasons why we eat. In return, participants shared their stories, their feelings, their stumbling blocks and their triumphs. Over 80 percent of the participants stayed with the program - which is easy to follow and never leaves you hungry - and every single one of them lost significant amounts of weight. 2007.
The first year: age-related macular degeneration (The first Year Ser.)
Par Daniel L Roberts. 2006
Visually impaired educator and musician offers a month-by-month guide to coping with this progressive retinal disease and related conditions. Discusses…causes and characteristics, strategies for slowing its progression, and treatment options. Covers lifestyle issues such as traveling, staying healthy, combating boredom and depression, and navigating daily tasks. Includes resources. 2006.
The female stress syndrome survival guide (Dr. Georgia Witkin Stress Bks.)
Par Georgia Witkin. 2000
Explains how women experience stress differently from men and provides techniques and problem-solving skills to reduce it. Includes examples of…dealing with family life (including teenagers and mates), common work problems, sexual difficulties, and aging - along with other unavoidable everyday tensions. 2000.
The family guide to surviving stroke and communication disorders
Par Dennis C Tanner. 1999
Audiologist discusses strokes and their effects on communication. Describes the conditions of aphasia, apraxia, dysarthria, depression and anxiety, and memory…and behavioural problems. Includes guidance on maintaining relationships and accepting change, as well as on speech and language rehabilitation. 1999.
The female heart: the truth about women and coronary artery disease
Par Carol Colman, Marianne J Legato. 1992
This guide to caring for the female heart discusses the role estrogen may play in preventing coronary artery disease (CAD)…in premenopausal women. The authors offer recommendations for preventing CAD and other things that can "go wrong," presenting information on exercise, diet, medications, and stress. The changes of the heart during pregnancy are also discussed. 1992.
The energy bus: 10 rules to fuel your life, work, and team with positive energy (Your coach in a box)
Par Jon Gordon, Kenneth H Blanchard. 2009
Gordon takes listeners on an enlightening journey revealing 10 secrets for approaching life and work with the kind of positive,…forward thinking that leads to true accomplishment. Drawing upon his experience and work with thousands of individuals, Gordon infuses this engaging story with keen insights, actionable strategies and a big dose of positive infectious energy. 2009.
The end of diabetes: the eat to live plan to prevent and reverse diabetes
Par Joel Fuhrman. 2012
The New York Times bestselling author of "Eat to Live" and "Super Immunity", and one of the country's leading experts…on preventive medicine, offers a scientifically proven, practical program to prevent and reverse diabetes - without drugs. Bestseller. 2013, c2012.
The highest goal: the secret that sustains you in every moment (Your coach in a box)
Par Michael L Ray. 2008
Through 25 years of teaching Stanford University's famed Personal Creativity in Business course, Michael Ray discovered that people who move…beyond ordinary success and achievement have a secret. They live for a highest goal that drives them to accomplish their dreams, find fulfillment, and become generative leaders. Here, Ray tells you how you, too, can thrive by incorporating this powerful secret into your daily life. 2008.
The headache book
Par Seymour Solomon, Steven Fraccaro. 1991
The healthy boomer: a no-nonsense midlife health guide for women and men
Par Miroslava Lhotsky, Peggy Edwards, Judy Turner. 1999
Provides information and practical advice on such topics as: the male and female menopause; how to make a decision about…hormone replacement therapy; alternative health care; preventing heart disease, cancer, and osteoporosis; prostate health and impotence; healthy relationships and sex in midlife; weight control, exercise, and healthy eating; handling midlife stress. Some descriptions of sex. 1999.
The health century
Par Edward Shorter. 1987
A history of medical advances made in the United States from 1887 to the present, and the relationship among academia,…industry and government that made these advances possible. 1987. Uniform title: Health century (television program)
The healing code: one man's amazing journey back to health and his proven five step plan to recovery
Par Dermot O'Connor. 2007
When Dermot O'Connor was diagnosed with a severe form of multiple sclerosis (MS), the 'incurable' and degenerative neurological disorder, he…resolved to heal himself. Eight years after diagnosis, Dermot is in the best physical and mental health of his life. The revolutionary health system he created draws on both the proven approaches of Eastern medicine and scientifically established Western healthcare principles. The success of his approach has shown that it can restore good health no matter what your illness or condition. The groundbreaking five-step plan will show you what to eat, how to detox, how to improve your emotional condition, and how exercise can transform your health. 2007.
The greatest experiment ever performed on women: exploding the estrogen myth
Par Barbara Seaman. 2003
Cofounder of the National Women’s Health Network explains the controversy surrounding the use of hormone replacement drugs - primarily estrogen…- for birth control, menopause, and postmenopause. Traces the history of their development, marketing, and use in the twentieth century. Suggests that women are at risk from doctors who view menopause as a disease. 2003.
Having exposed the dangers of asbestos in buildings, Brodeur now acts on his suspicions about the risks associated with electric…substations and high-tension power lines. The author's research into potential problems involved utility company and government officials and victims, particularly children. c1993.
The Dukan diet
Par Pierre Dukan. 2010
The Dukan Diet is a unique 4-step programme, combining two steps to lose your unwanted weight and two steps to…keep it off for good: Step 1: Attack. For 2-7 days eat as much as you want of 72 protein-rich foods. Step 2: Cruise. Continue eating the protein-rich foods with the addition of 28 vegetables. Step 3: Consolidation. Add fruit, bread, cheese and starchy foods, and 2 celebration meals a week, allowing 5 days for every pound lost. Step 4: Stabilisation. Eat what you like without regaining weight by following 3 simple rules, including the famous 'protein Thursdays'. Devised by Dr Pierre Dukan, a French medical doctor who has spent his career helping people to lose weight permanently, The Dukan Diet is the culmination of thirty-five years' clinical experience. The Dukan Diet offers simple guidelines, menu planners and recipes for long term success. 2010.
The diabetic's book: all your questions answered
Par Barbara Toohey, June Biermann, Lois Jovanovic. 1994
The authors answer more than 130 frequently asked questions about diabetes. Chapters address general information, facts about Type I and…Type II diabetes, concerns of family and friends, and weight loss. Also includes results of the 1993 American Diabetes Association's Diabetes Control and Complications Trial Study. 1994.
The discovery of insulin
Par Michael Bliss. 1982
The discovery of insulin in 1922 was one of the most significant medical breakthroughs of the century and one of…the most controversial. Bliss examines the research of, and the rivalry within, the team of Banting, Best, Collip, and Macleod.
The dirt on clean: an unsanitized history
Par Katherine Ashenburg. 2007
The apparently routine task of taking up soap and water (or not) is the starting point for an exploration of…Western culture, which yields insights into our notions of privacy, health, individuality, religion and sexuality. Charts the history of human hygiene, describing those who either didn't wash at all (medieval Europeans) or who did with almost ritualistic fervour (ancient Romans and Greeks). 2008, c2007.
The diabetes diet: Dr. Bernstein's low-carbohydrate solution
Par Richard K Bernstein, Marcia Miele. 2005
For diabetics, diet is more than a lifestyle choice - it's the key to controlling the course of their disease.…Many struggle to maintain a healthy weight because the guidelines of the American Diabetes Association are unhelpful in regulating blood sugar - the critical component in keeping diabetes in check. Dr. Bernstein provides a low-carbohydrate approach that has enabled his patients, and himself, to take control of their disease. 2005.