This book defines what meditation is (and what it is not); dispels the three most common misconceptions about it; advises ways around obstacles; addresses the most frequently asked questions; and shows how meditation can have positive impact on relationships, creativity, and difficult emotions.
Dr. Mark Hyman reveals that the secret solution to losing weight and preventing not just diabetes but also heart disease, stroke, dementia, and cancer is balanced insulin levels. Dr. Hyman describes the seven keys to achieving wellness-nutrition, hormones, inflammation, digestion, detoxification, energy metabolism, and a calm mind-and explains his revolutionary six-week healthy-living program.
Yes, you've owned your skin-covered shell for decades, but you probably know more about your cell-phone plan than you do about your own body. When it comes to your longevity and quality of life, understanding your internal systems gives you the power, authority, and ability to live a healthier, younger, and better life.
Discusses the importance of eating a whole-foods, plant-based diet, describes how to transition to this type of diet, and provides one hundred twenty-five recipes for appetizers, soups, salads, main dishes, and desserts.
Most diets focus on treating a problem, pitting nutrient against nutrient in a battle over what can be eaten. Active men and women need to think of food as fuel that enables them to achieve their goals. In this context, all nutrients play integral roles and the emphasis is on consuming the right foods, in the right proportions and at the right times, to yield the energy we need to perform at an optimal level.
Anyone who desperately wants to lose 10 to 50 or more pounds but just can't find the time to exercise three or four times a week will love The Body Fat Breakthrough. It requires just one or two 20-minute resistance-training workouts using negative (or eccentric) training, the little-known weight-lifting technique that shrinks fat cells and triggers fast muscle growth.
The complete guide to a low-impact, water resistance total body fitness workout. For anyone looking for a highly effective and pleasurable way to work out, here's a no-impact routine that uses waters buoyancy to put less stress on joints and heart while providing the same level of training as on land. Packed with full-color, step-by-step photographs of shallow and deepwater programs.
We find ourselves in the middle of a crisis of sleep deprivation, with devastating effects on our health, our happiness, our job performance, and our relationships. Only by renewing our relationship with sleep, she writes, can we take control of our lives, live more fully, be more engaged with ourselves and with the world, and more able to meet the inevitable challenges we all face.
Expert instructions and clear step-by-step color photographs introduce the basic yoga postures and build on them in a month-by-month course, enabling students to gradually create their own daily exercise programs.
The China Study, with 850,000 copies sold, has been hailed as one of the most important health and nutrition books ever published. It revealed that the traditional Western diet has led to our modern health crisis and the widespread growth of obesity, diabetes, heart disease, and cancer.