By Jennifer Esposito
Celiac disease afflicts as many as one in 133 Americans. Unfortunately, 83 percent of them are undiagnosed or misdiagnosed, suffering through years of pain and misunderstanding. award-winning actress Jennifer Esposito was one of them, only receiving an official diagnosis after decades of mysterious illnesses and misdiagnoses. In Jennifer's Way, Esposito shares her personal journey, from her childhood in Brooklyn and years as a young actress to her struggle for an accurate diagnosis and quest to take charge of her health. She also offers critical tips and strategies for managing daily life with a chronic condition. [Esposito's] rags-to-riches story will keep readers turning pages&hellipThe second section of the book is a helpful guide to living with celiac disease.", Publishers Weekly
Just Tell Me What to Eat!
By Timothy S. Harlan
Dr. Timothy Harlan has counseled thousands of overweight patients searching for weight-loss answers. He noticed that patients were usually told what they could not eat, rather than all the wonderful foods they could eat. Now, physician-chef Harlan provides a solution: an exact prescription for what to eat, how to cook it, when to eat it, and, best of all, why eating great food is the best health decision you will make. Just Tell Me What to Eat! is a medically based weight-loss plan for the real world, for anyone tired of dubious fad diets, restricted meals, and unappetizing strategies. It emphasizes a Mediterranean diet with high-quality calories and home cooking whenever possible. Dr. Harlan offers a "food mantra" for each day, paired with a menu and easy recipes. By the time you incorporate all the lessons in your diet, you will have naturally slimmed down and changed your eating habits for the better With chapters like "What You Should Eat for Breakfast," "How to Arrange Your Dinner Plate," and "Carbs are Good for You Too!" this unique day-by-day plan will help even the most frustrated dieters achieve a slimmer, healthier, and happier lifestyle.
Johns Hopkins Complete Home Guide To Pills & Medicines
By Editors of The Johns Hopkins Medical Letter Health After 50
Patients everywhere are taking a more active role in their own healthcare than ever before-and this is just the book they need to keep handy. This indispensable guide contains the most current information on more than 700 generic and 2,300 brand-name prescription and over-the-counter drugs-3,000 in all. The material is culled from a database that is continually updated according to the latest FDA reports, and each entry is reviewed by a specialist at Johns Hopkins, giving the book a level of authority unsurpassed by any other home drug reference. The synopses are written in accessible language and outline all of the essentials: what each drug is for and how it works; dosage, over-dosage, and when to call the doctor; interactions with food, alcohol, and other drugs; plus information for seniors, children, pregnant and nursing women, and others with special needs. There is even a special section on dietary supplements. It is a reference no home should be without. The information in The Johns Hopkins Consumer Guide to Pills & Medicines is backed by the prestige and reputation of Johns Hopkins Medicine, which was recently rated the number-one U.S. medical center by U.S. News & World Report for the fourteenth year in a row.
Jigsaw Puzzle Family
By Cynthia Macgregor
"For all the kids who wonder how the jigsaw puzzle pieces of their newly combined family will ever fit together," MacGregor has created another warm and understanding resource for children of divorce. Jigsaw Puzzle Familyhelps kids realize they're not alone-many, many other kids are dealing with a new stepparent... new rules in the house... new stepbrothers and/or stepsisters... living somewhere new. Readers will find engaging stories of children facing the same issues, dozens of practical and helpful suggestions for making stepfamily life better, gentle guidance in understanding the mixed feelings that go with fitting into a blended ("jigsaw puzzle") family, and lots of reassurance that time will help.
The Joy of Yoga
By Jennifer Schwamm Willis
As interest in yoga continues to grow ever more broadly in the U.S., more and more Americans are trying out yoga and discovering its benefits. At the same time, millions of people who already practice yoga are finding that it can play many different roles in their life,from physical release to spiritual growth,and wonder how to unlock that potential fully. The Yoga Mind offers a bridge between yoga as a physical practice and yoga as a spiritual inquiry. A wide-ranging, considered investigation of the deep mind-body connection yoga promotes, it includes the best work of great yoga teachers and philosophers, as well as contemporary yoga teachers and practitioners who draw wisdom and insight from their practice. Selections include writings by Patanjali, B. K. S. Iyenger, Judith Lasater, Margot Anand, Stephen Cope, Geeta Iyengar, Jon Kabat-Zinn, Erich Schiffman, and many others. The Yoga Mind is for people who want to explore yoga's deepest potential to change and enhance their lives on the physical, emotional, and spiritual planes.
Jonny Bowden's Shape Up Workbook
By Jonny Bowden
Health and fitness experts agree that keeping track of our food intake and exercise habits are important to staying focused on diet and health goals. In Jonny Bowden's Shape Up! readers discovered that noting the effects foods have on our moods, and setting goals based on what "shaping up" means to each of us, are essential to achieving genuine body and health transformation. Now comes Jonny Bowden's Shape Up Workbook, a source of motivation and expert diet advice as well as a place to make and keep these important notes for the eight weeks of the Bowden program. Complete with food preparation tips, recipes, recommended exercises and the Shape Up! food lists, this workbook will be the most important day-to-day tool readers can have in their efforts to improve their health, weight, and state of mind.