What’s On Our Reading List

The World’s Best Kept Health Secret:  Natural Astaxanthin

(Cyanotech Corporation, 2013) by Bob Capelli with Gerald R. Cysewski, PhD

The World’s Best Kept Health Secret explains why famous doctors are starting to recommend natural astaxanthin for a multitude of health benefits, and why famous actresses are taking it for their skin. Capelli teaches you how to use astaxanthin to im­prove your immune system, reduce aches, and more. // $10, cyanotech.com

 

The Prediabetes Diet Plan: How to Reverse  Prediabetes and Prevent Diabetes through  Healthy Eating and Exercise

(Ten Speed Press, 2013) by Hillary Wright, MEd, RD

Hillary Wright, a registered dietitian for the last 20 years, wrote her book to help people overcome pre­diabetes before it spins out of control. The Predia­betes Diet Plan provides readers with a framework for success and shares guidelines to help fine-tune their diet and exercise plans. // $16, tenspeed.com

 

The New Science of Overcoming Arthritis: Prevent or Reverse Your Pain, Discomfort, and Limitations

(Da Capo Press, 2013) by C. Thomas Vangsness, Jr, MD, with Greg Ptacek

Arthritis doesn’t have to rule your life, and doctor Vangsness proves that with his latest book. He lays out specific strategies for anyone looking to prevent or reverse the course of their disease while also giving them a look into emerging and experimental treatments. He also makes sure readers are armed with the information they need to relieve joint pain. // $16, dacapopress.com

 

Healing the Human Heart: Tools and Techniques for a Happy Life

(Norma Campbell, 2013) by Norma Campbell, MSW, MA

Most people have gone through a crisis, trauma, or loss in their lifetime. Campbell’s book provides them with insight, tools, and techniques to help them heal from past and present crises, traumas, or losses, so that they can experience great peace, joy, and happiness throughout their lives. // $16, normalight.com

 

Fats Are Good for You and Other Secrets: How Saturated Fat and Cholesterol Actually Benefit the Body

(North Atlantic Books, 2008) by Jon J. Kabara, PhD

Author Jon Kabara provides an in-depth discussion on the roles played by fats and cholesterol in the body, distilling 50 years of research on the subject and challenging traditionally held beliefs. Fats Are Good for You and Other Secrets is packed with valuable information that is both relevant and timely. // $17, northatlanticbooks.com

 

Tai Chi—The Perfect Exercise:  Finding Health, Happiness, Balance, and Strength

(DaCapo Press, 2013) by Arthur Rosenfeld

Find health, happiness, balance, and strength with Tai Chi: The Perfect Exer­cise. This book is a groundbreaking guide to the mental and physical benefits of this ancient martial art. The book includes topics like easing chronic pain and illness, dealing with stress, and resolving conflicts more easily. // $20, dacapopress.com

 

Sleep Better with Natural Therapies: A Comprehensive Guide to Overcoming Insomnia, Moving Sleep Cycles and Preventing Jet Lag

(Singing Dragon, 2014) by Peter Smith

Sleep Better with Natural Therapies takes a mind and body approach, combin­ing psychological and physiological therapies to help guide others to natural sleep solutions. It covers how sleep works, the causes of insomnia, how to re­set problematic sleep cycles, good sleep behaviors, how to switch on relaxation responses, and more. // $23, jkp.com

 

The Stress Remedy: Master Your Body’s Synergy and Optimize Your Health

(Alexander Street Press, 2014) by Dr. Doni Wilson

The Stress Remedy is a long-awaited resource to understanding and treating stress-related ailments. This book offers insight into stress and provides a step-by-step guide on advice about diet, rest, exercise, and more, to help readers tap into a well of energy and vitality with simple changes. // $17, alexanderstreet.com

 

Whole Health: A Holistic Approach to Healing for the 21st Century

Century (Penguin Group, 2013) by Mark Mincolla, PhD

This book outlines the Whole Health Healing System, a unique method that integrates elements of classical Chinese medicine, personalized nutrition, and extrasensory energy medicine. Whole Health inspires, empowers, and teaches you how to attain balance in mind, body, and spirit. // $28, tarcherbooks.com