Health, Mind & Body
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The Complete Guide to Growing Healing and Medicinal Herbs: A Complete Step-by-Step Guide (Back-To-Basics Gardening)Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Wendy Vincent
Publisher: Atlantic Publishing Group Inc. (2011, Apr 29th).
Herbs have been the centerpiece of natural healthcare since before the dawn of medicine in ancient Greece. With more than 50,000 strains of herb from around the world currently catalogued by various botanical societies and a small percentage of those serving solid, universally recognized medical purposes, it is no wonder that many people have taken up the hobby of growing their own herbs at home to help with basic things like healing burns or relieving headaches. This book will guide you through the step-by-step process of learning about and growing your own healing herbs, starting with the basics of what each herb can do and proceeding to show you everything you need to cultivate them yourself. The first things you will learn in this guide are the basics of all healing herbs, starting with a complete breakdown of the numerous healing herbs known to be easily cultivated in temperate climates. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Warner M. Burch
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers; 1 edition (2008, Jul 1st).
Whether you're a newly diagnosed patient, or are a friend or relative of someone suffering from a thyroid disorder, this book offers help. The only text available to provide both the doctor's and patient's views, 100 Questions & Answers About Thyroid Disorders gives you authoritative, practical answers to your questions about both hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism. this book is an invaluable resource for anyone struggling with the medical, psychological, or emotional turmoil of this condition. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Raw Energy: 124 Raw Food Recipes for Energy Bars, Smoothies, and Other Snacks to Supercharge Your BodyAuthor/Actors/Director/etc.: Stephanie L. Tourles
Publisher: Storey Publishing, LLC; Original edition (2009, Dec 23rd).
It’s time to rescue snacks from the realm of empty-calorie packaged junk food and transform everyday pick-me-ups into healthful, satisfying mini meals. Why waste calories on cookies or chips that have no nutritional value and provide only short-term satisfaction when raw foods are delicious, simple to prepare, and bursting with natural energy boosters that everybody needs to stay fit and healthy?Thanks to Raw Energy, it has never been easier to add a full spectrum of raw ingredients to a healthful lifestyle. Author Stephanie Tourles’s 125 recipes for trail mixes, parfaits, energy bars, juice blends, smoothies, soups, vegetable chips, zippy dips, candies, and cookies combine raw ingredients in delicious snacks that are chock-full of nutrients and long-term energy boosters. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Mika Brzezinski
Publisher: Weinstein Books (2013, May 7th).
Mika Brzezinski is at war against obesity. On Morning Joe, she is often so adamant about improving America’s eating habits that some people have dubbed her “the food Nazi.” What they don’t know is that Mika wages a personal fight against unhealthy eating habits every day, and in this book she describes her history of food obsession and distorted body image, and her lifelong struggle to be thin. She believes it’s time we all learned to stop blaming ourselves, and each other, and look at the real culprits—the food we eat and our addiction to it. Mika feels the only way to do this is to break through the walls of silence and shame we’ve built around obesity and food obsessions. She believes we need to talk openly about how our country became overweight, and what we can do to turn the corner and step firmly onto the path of health. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Janice Kaplan
Publisher: Gallery Books (2013, May 7th).
In a powerful and intimate memoir, Jackie Hance shares her story of unbearable loss, darkest despair, and—slowly, painfully, and miraculously—her cautious return to hope and love.Until the horrific car accident on New York State’s Taconic Parkway that took the lives of her three beloved young daughters, Jackie Hance was an ordinary Long Island mom, fulfilled by the joyful chaos of a household bustling with life and chatter and love. After the tragedy, she was “The Taconic Mom,” whose unimaginable loss embodied every parent’s worst nightmare. Suddenly, her life-long Catholic faith no longer explained the world. Her marriage to her husband, Warren, was ravaged by wrenching grief and recrimination. And her mind, unable to cope with the unfathomable, reinvented reality each night, so she awoke each morning having forgotten the heartbreaking facts: that Emma, age 8; Alyson, age 7; and Katie, age 5, were gone forever. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability