books on various health topics

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Drop Dead Healthy: One Man's Humble Quest for Bodily Perfection
A. J. Jacobs

BIOGRAPHY JACOBS

From the bestselling author comes the truly hilarious story of one person’s quest to become the healthiest man in the world. Hospitalized with a freak case of tropical pneumonia and ashamed of a middle-aged body best described as “a python that swallowed a goat,” A.J. Jacobs felt compelled to change his ways and get healthy. To accomplish this epic task, he consulted an army of experts and subjected himself to dozens of different workouts, diets, and devices from Finger Fitness to Strollercize sessions, veganism to extreme chewing.


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The End of Illness
David B Agus

HEALTH AGU

Offering insights and access to powerful new technologies that promise to transform medicine, Dr. Agus emphasizes his belief that there is no “right” answer, no master guide that is “one size fits all.” Each one of us must get to know our bodies in uniquely personal ways, and he shows us exactly how to do that. A bold call for all of us to become our own personal health advocates.


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52 Small Changes: One Year to a Happier, Healthier You
Brett Blumenthal

HEALTH BLU

Change is easier said than done, especially when it comes to better managing our wellness amidst the chaos of everyday living. Fortunately, wellness coach and award-winning writer Brett Blumenthal has devised a way to inspire and motivate her readers to live healthier and make positive changes in their lives. Although Blumenthal’s method is not a quick fix, it is a surprisingly simple one: make one small change per week, for fifty-two weeks, and at the end of a year, you’ll be happier and healthier. After all, it is the small changes that are the most realistic, instead of trying to overhaul your lifestyle all at once.


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The Blue Zones, Second Edition: 9 Lessons for Living Longer From the People Who've Lived the Longest
Dan Buettner

HEALTH BUE

A long healthy life is no accident. It begins with good genes, but it also depends on good habits. If you adopt the right lifestyle, experts say, chances are you may live up to a decade longer. So what’s the formula for success? National Geographic Explorer Dan Buettner has lead teams of researchers across the globe to uncover the secrets of Blue Zones, geographic regions where high percentages of centenarians are enjoying remarkably long, full lives.


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ACSM's Complete Guide to Fitness & Health
Barbara Bushman, editor

HEALTH COM

The American College of Sports Medicine, the largest and most-respected sport science and medicine organization in the world, has created the ACSM’s Complete Guide to Fitness & Health to strip away common fads, myths, and misconceptions and provide you with the latest research, sound advice, and age-specific recommendations that you can trust.


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List Maker's Get-Healthy Guide: Top To-Dos for an Even Better You!
Editors of Prevention

HEALTH LIS

The beauty of a list is that it makes even daunting tasks seem downright doable. Every item checked off is an accomplishment in itself, as well as another step closer to success. So what better format is there for delivering need-to-know information and advice to people who want to change their health for the better? This book deftly distills the most relevant medical science and cogent expert opinion into a series of easy-to-understand, easy-to-use lists covering all kinds of health topics.


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Earl Mindell's New Vitamin Bible
Earl Mindell, Hester Mundis

HEALTH MIN

America’s #1 vitamin book, now with extensive new material and special sections. This classic guide has been completely updated to put the information you need at your fingertips so you can live a longer, healthier and better life. With expanded sections on herbal teas and tinctures, beauty aids, diets, salt and sugar intake, and new ways to boost your energy level, fertility, and sex life.


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The Doctor Is In: A 7-Step Prescription for Optimal Wellness
Travis Stork M.D.

HEALTH STO

Your power to save your own life is potentially thousands of times greater than that of any physician, wellness guru, or fitness expert. The secret is in seven easy, positive, and crucial steps that will help you change the way you think about diet, exercise, and the health care system. As he breaks down the building blocks for health into doable tips and action plans, Dr. Stork demystifies nutrition, exposes food fads, explains why you should be ruthlessly skeptical of health advice, and tells you which numbers you should track to keep yourself on the road to optimal wellness.


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The Healing Code: 6 Minutes to Heal the Source of Your Health, Success, or Relationship Issue
Alexander Loyd

MEDICAL HOLISTIC LOY

In 2001, Dr. Alex Loyd discovered how to activate a physical function built into the body that consistently and predictably removes the source of 95% of all illness and disease so that the neuro-immune system takes over its job of healing whatever is wrong with the body. His findings were validated by tests and by the thousands of people from all over the world who have used The Healing Codes system to heal virtually any physical, emotional, or relational issue, as well as realize breakthroughs in success.


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The Longevity Prescription: The 8 Proven Keys to a Long, Healthy Life
Robert Olen Butler

SELFHELP AGING BUT

The Longevity Prescription outlines eight essential facets of longevity: exercise, nutrition, mental vitality, sleep, relaxation, love and intimacy, community connections, and medical care. Based on proven discoveries, the strategies in each of these areas stretch the proceeds of the “three-decade dividend,” while delaying or eliminating chronic illness.


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The Guru in You: A Personalized Program for Rejuvenating Your Body and Soul
Yogi Cameron Alborzian

SELFHELP PERSGRO ALB

As the first male supermodel, Cameron Alborzian had a life that many dream of, traveling the globe, working with the most prestigious designers in the world, partying with celebrities, and appearing in major ad campaigns. But his real achievement came when he decided to leave the material world of high fashion and investigate the ancient art of Ayurvedic healing. What he learned changed his life, and, after years of study, he now works with everyone from Hollywood celebrities to executives of international corporations to bring balance, improved health, and inner peace to their busy lives.


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