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New Arrivals - Medicine, health, and technology

Wolfe makes a compelling argument for a diet based on Paleo foods by combining the lessons of history with those of modern science to uncover why real, whole food -- the kind humans ate for thousands of years before modern nutrition dogma led us astray -- holds the key to amazing health and happy taste buds.

Argues that low-carbohydrate diet promoters are incorrect in their demonization of all carbohydrates.

Provides meal plans, shopping lists, food swaps, and over 1one hundred recipes to lower sugar intake and lose weight.

Argues against the implementation of the USDA food guide pyramid and the study that inspired it.

"... offers a sweeping, deeply researched account of the chronic pain crisis, from neurobiology to public policy, and presents to practical solutions that are within our grasp today. Drawing on both her personal experience with chronic pain and her background as an award-winning health journalist, she guides us through recent scientific discoveries, including genetic susceptibility to pain; gender disparities in pain conditions and treatments, perhaps linked to estrogen; the problem of under treated pain in children; the emerging role of the immune system in pain; advances in traditional treatments such as surgery and drugs; and fair-minded assessments of the effectiveness of alternative remedies, including marijuana, acupuncture, massage, and chiropractic care. For many people, the real magic bullet, Foreman writes, is exercise. Though many patients fear it will increase their discomfort, studies show it consistently produces improvement, often dramatic. She also explores the destructive 'opioid wars,' which have led to a misguided demonization of prescription painkillers"--From publisher description.

A personalized guide to preventing heart disease based on genetic factors. Most people think that they are not at risk of a heart attack if they control their cholesterol and blood pressure, but they aren't aware of other major risk factors. The good news is that with the right information and strategies, heart attacks are preventable--even if heart disease runs in the family.-- From publisher's description.

Joel Fuhrman M.D., a board-certified family physician who specializes in preventing and reversing disease through nutritional and natural methods, shows us how and why we never need to diet again. Fuhrman writes, "By reading this book, you will understand the key principles of the science of health, nutrition and weight loss. It will give you a simple and effective strategy to achieve--and maintain--an optimal weight without dieting for the rest of your life."--From publisher's description.

"If you feel tired all the time, you may be suffering from adrenal fatigue, a condition that affects many aspects of your health and leaves you unable to function properly. This guide provides a complete overview of adrenal fatigue and shows you how to recognize symptoms, seek treatment, discover which medications help, and much more."--page 4 of cover.

"EAT LIKE A WOMAN and find the health, happiness and harmony you've been missing Based on the latest research showing that men and women metabolize food and lose weight differently, Eat Like a Woman (And Never Diet Again) is a groundbreaking three-step program tailored specifically to the needs of the female body. Staness Jonekos, author of The Menopause Makeover, and leading women's health expert Dr. Marjorie Jenkins show you how to lose weight without deprivation, look younger and feel better than ever. You'll also learn to understand the relationship between stress and your health, interpret the messages your body is sending you, and correct hormone imbalances without the use of medication. Begin to eat like a woman and in just three weeks you can: Exercise in half the time with twice the results -- Drop those stubborn pounds -- Effortlessly maintain a healthy weight -- Change your relationship with food -- Reduce your risk of disease -- Slow the aging process.Includes favorite recipes from Sheryl Crow, Padma Lakshmi, Florence Henderson, Dolly Parton, Nancy Cartwright, Devin Alexander, Cristina Ferrare, and other popular chefs and celebrities"-- Provided by publisher.

"Tired of giving up the meals you love because you're trying to lose weight? Stop depriving yourself and start skinny-sizing! Dietician and nutritionist Molly Morgan shares 101 recipes that give your high-calorie faves-think pancakes, muffins and lasagna-a skinny makeover. The only things you'll be missing are those extra pounds..."--From the publisher.

An integrative approach to healing chronic autoimmune conditions by a doctor, researcher and sufferer of progressive multiple sclerosis whose TEDx talk is a web sensation.

Just ten minutes a day, three times a week, can change your health for life. Michael Mosley?s FastDiet?also known as the 5:2 diet?gave the world a healthy new way to lose weight through intermittent fasting. Now, Dr. Mosley addresses the essential complement to the FastDiet?FastExercise?teaming up with leading sports scientist Professor Jamie Timmons and super-fit health journalist Peta Bee to turn conventional wisdom on its head when it comes to working out. Responding to the latest research on high-intensity training (HIT), FastExercise dispenses with the practice of boring, time-consuming regimens, demonstrating that all it takes is half an hour a week to lower blood glucose levels, reduce your risk for disease, help you lose weight, and maximize your overall health.

A meal and weight-loss plan based on Lisa Lillien's super-sizing techniques, diet philosophies, and recipes. She's put them into a four-week jump-start plan to help you lose weight effortlessly. Features lean protein, low-fat dairy, and fresh fruits and vegetables.

"Why WAIT? In this groundbreaking book, diabetes and weight management expert Osama Hamdy, M.D., Ph.D., reveals how you can reverse the course of your type 2 diabetes, lose weight for good and finally reclaim your health-in just 12 weeks! Dr. Hamdy is at the forefront of cutting-edge clinical research conducted at Joslin Diabetes Center, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School. For the first time, he shares those scientific breakthroughs in a usable and doable step-by-step 12-week plan based on the successful Why WAIT (Weight Achievement and Intensive Treatment) program he conducts at Joslin. And with the professionally formulated exercise plans fine-tuned by Dr. Sheri Colberg, an exercise physiologist and renewed diabetes fitness expert, you'll not only get results but keep them. Dr. Hamdy and his Joslin team have helped hundreds of patients: 1. Break free from the pill bottle. It is possible to cut your medications by 50 to 60%-or even stop them altogether! 2. Stop fearing the scale. Learn how to safely lose-and keep off-those 10, 20 or even 50 plus pounds that are holding you back from a healthy life. 3. Never dread exercise again. Tailor your exercise plan to the way you really live and work, so you can get results without being a slave to the gym. 4. Make it easy. The dozens of checklists, goal worksheets and real-life success stories in this book will keep you motivated to make smart decisions, even on the busiest days. So don't settle for a diabetes diagnosis. Shed the pounds, toss the medications and conquer your diabetes, once and for all"--Provided by publisher.

Hollye Jacobs describes with humor and wisdom her personal experience with breast cancer and gives details about diagnosis, treatment, side effects and recovery.