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​Stretch your muscles and your mind. Our selection of books explores the physical as well as the philosophical challenges in life. Some titles come in large print. This list updates when we add new titles to our collection. 

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Vegan intermittent fasting  by Petra Bracht

Vegan intermittent fasting

Petra Bracht

Book

The definitive (and first!) vegan guide to intermittent fasting for weight loss and improved health-with over 80 plant-powered recipes to keep you fuller longer. Intermittent fasting has emerged as an evidence-based revolution in health and wellness....

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Keto diet hacks  by Lindsay Boyers

Keto diet hacks

Lindsay Boyers

Book

Despite our best effort, not every diet is sustainable. The chances are that the more restricted you feel in your diet, the more likely you will fall back into poor eating habits, no matter what your best intentions are. While the keto diet has been lauded...

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The MeatEater guide to wilderness skills and survival  by Steven Rinella

The MeatEater guide to wilderness skills and survival

Steven Rinella

Book

For anyone actually spending time outside, The MeatEater Guide to Wilderness Skills and Survival is the perfect antidote to the sensationalism of today, filled instead with advice you'll actually use. Along with lessons from the real-life experiences...

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Flesh made new  by John E. J. Rasko

Flesh made new

John E. J. Rasko

Book

The dazzling promise of stem-cell medicine: does it work and will it save us? Two experts look at the hype. This book is an antidote to hype and a salve to sooth the itch for stem-cell salvation. In it, Professor John Rasko, a leading physician-scientist,...

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The happiness workout  by Noa Belling

The happiness workout

Noa Belling

Book

What if you could practice, and access, happiness at any time?When were you last truly happy? How did 'happy' feel? Some people find that being happy is a natural state of being, but for others it's a constant struggle to find contentment with all of...

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Age later by Nir Barzilai

Age later

Nir Barzilai

Large Print

"How do some people avoid the slowing down, deteriorating, and weakening that plagues many of their peers decades earlier? Are they just lucky? Or do they know something the rest of us don't? Is it possible to grow older without getting sicker? What if...

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Living ayurveda  by Claire Ragozzino

Living ayurveda

Claire Ragozzino

Book

A hands-on holistic guide to self-care based on the ancient wisdom of Ayurveda--including how to build a daily personal practice for each season with nourishing food, cleansing breath, and yoga practice. Nourishment comes in many forms--it's the food...

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Intermittent fasting diet  by Becky Gillaspy

Intermittent fasting diet

Becky Gillaspy

Book

You already fast every night when you're sleeping. Why not try extending that fast by a few hours? It's a simple strategy, and it's effective. Some might even call it enjoyable as pounds slip away, sleep improves, and brain fog lifts--and all you've done...

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6 essential oils you can't do without  by Danièle Festy

6 essential oils you can't do without

Danièle Festy

Book

Essential oils possess hard-working properties that provide effective natural solutions to help with beauty care, housework, gardening, and - of course - our health. Better still, you don't even need a whole pharmacy cabinet full of them! Just six key...

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Heal yourself with Chinese pressure points  by Laurent Turlin

Heal yourself with Chinese pressure points

Laurent Turlin

Book

This perfect introduction for beginners presents the 12 key acupressure points for treating common ailments and conditions, according to the principles of Chinese medicine. After a simple overview of the meridian system of energy channels in the body,...

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Yoga where you are  by Dianne Bondy

Yoga where you are

Dianne Bondy

Book

Everything you need to build a custom yoga practice that supports YOU, just where you are. This empowering guide celebrates readers of all backgrounds, body sizes, and abilities. It offers poses, variations, sequences, and tools to find freedom in yo...

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Natural cures & remedies  by Caroline Artiss

Natural cures & remedies

Caroline Artiss

Book

Heal and prevent common ailments and maintain a healthy, clean home using herbs, spices, and other natural ingredients. Did you know that in your own store cupboard you already own the ingredients to heal and prevent common ailments? And that many of...

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Ancient remedies for modern life  by Josh Axe

Ancient remedies for modern life

Josh Axe

Book

Long before the first pharmaceutical companies opened their doors in the 1850s, doctors treated people, not symptoms. And although we've become used to popping pills, patients have finally had it with the dangerous side effects, addiction and over-pr...

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The body by Bill Bryson

The body

Bill Bryson

Large Print

"'We spend our whole lives in one body and yet most of us have practically no idea how it works and what goes on inside it. The idea of the book is simply to try to understand the extraordinary contraption that is us.' Bill Bryson sets off to explore...

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Falling is not an option  by George Locker

Falling is not an option

George Locker

Book

Falling Is Not an Option: A Way to Lifelong Balance begins with an illuminating discussion about the nature of balance: its inherent beauty, its elusive source, its necessity, and its common loss late in life. The author details the importance of the...

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Hormone repair manual  by Lara Briden

Hormone repair manual

Lara Briden

Book

The Hormone Repair Manual is a must-have guide to understanding and overcoming the symptoms of perimenopause and menopause. Naturopath Lara Briden has more than 20 years' experience in women's health. Her fresh approach aims to overturn the stigma of...

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Members club  by Piet Hoebeke

Members club

Piet Hoebeke

Book

In this book, urologist Piet Hoebeke clarifies the mysteries of the male reproductive organ. Accessibly and humoristically written, Hoebeke explains the penis: Why do we have one? What does it do? How do I keep it fit and healthy? And of course: what...

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Healing the prostate  by Mark Stengler

Healing the prostate

Mark Stengler

Book

Odds are good that you, or someone you love, will be faced with a prostate or male-related condition during your lifetime. Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer in American men, affecting one in nine men. Furthermore, low testosterone affects...

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Healing your thyroid naturally  by Emily Lipinski

Healing your thyroid naturally

Emily Lipinski

Book

Emily Lipinski is a Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine she also has thyroid disease. She struggled for years to get a correct diagnosis and then to control her symptoms. Through devoting herself to research, and working with her own patients, she found ...

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Dementia  by June Andrews

Dementia

June Andrews

Book

Across the world, 44.4 million people live with dementia. Hundreds of millions of people are affected by the dementia of parents, partners, siblings or friends. And as much of the world struggles with an aging population, dementia is set to become ever...

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Mastering mindful eating  by Michelle Babb

Mastering mindful eating

Michelle Babb

Book

Michelle Babb educates you in the art and science of intuitive, intentional eating. By slowing down and eating mindfully, your body will start to perform optimally. You'll reduce binge and emotional eating, which will help you achieve and maintain ...

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Menopocalypse  by Amanda Thebe

Menopocalypse

Amanda Thebe

Book

Amanda Thebe was working as a personal trainer and fitness coach when, at age 43, she began to experience debilitating exhaustion, dizziness, and depression. At the time, Thebe didn't know it was all related to her hormones. The busy mother of two, who...

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When brains dream  by Antonio Zadra

When brains dream

Antonio Zadra

Book

A comprehensive exploration of what dreams are, where they come from, what they mean, and why we have them. Questions on the origins and meaning of dreams are as old as humankind, and persist to this day to excite and confound us. When Brains Dream a...

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Sex ed  by Ruby Rare

Sex ed

Ruby Rare

Book

Written by sex educator and body-positivity advocate Ruby Rare, Sex Ed is the practical and fun guide to sex that you've always wanted - but never known how to ask for. This is the information you should have been taught at school: a no-holds-barred ...

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Nose dive  by Harold McGee

Nose dive

Harold McGee

Book

Smell is such a powerful and revealing sense because it detects actual little pieces of things in the world. It gives us direct evidence of what those things are made of-unlike the indirectness of vision or hearing, which register light waves and air...

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Should I stay or should I go?  by Ramani Durvasula

Should I stay or should I go?

Ramani Durvasula

Book

Narcissism is a modern epidemic -- and it's spreading rapidly. Narcissists tend to be pretty on the outside, but empty on the inside. While they are often successful, they are also controlling, manipulative, entitled, vain, and they have no empathy. If...

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Boosting your immunity  by Wendy (Physician) Warner

Boosting your immunity

Wendy (Physician) Warner

Book

Every single day our bodies are under attack from nasty little organisms which range from the pesky to the frighteningly serious. So, what's the best way to fight back? Thankfully nature has provided us with a powerful interior armor-plating--and Boosting...

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Sleep easy  by Bernice Tuffery

Sleep easy

Bernice Tuffery

Book

Bad sleep sucks. Sleep deficiency defies our biology and sabotages our days. Yet more than a third of us struggle to get to sleep or stay asleep at night. We can shake off the odd sleepless night, but when sleep difficulties persist, things start to ...

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Radical rest  by Richard Lister

Radical rest

Richard Lister

Book

We live in a hectic world that demands us to always be 'on'. Whether it is pressure at work, or families to look after, rest is almost always an afterthought. We've been led to believe that rest, or the notion of rest, is quite the indulgence. In Radical...

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Lose belly fat fast  by Claire Young

Lose belly fat fast

Claire Young

Book

Lose weight for good with this 30-day diet plan including 100 wheat- and sugar-free recipes! Lose weight for good in just 4 weeks! Drawing on the latest scientific research, expert health-food writer Claire Young has cracked the secret to losing weight...

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Upturn

Upturn

Book

COVID-19 has resulted in changes none of us could have imagined, but what happens next? If you had asked most people a year ago, they would have told you there was no way that school children could shift overnight to online learning; that it was impossible...

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Stuck  by Heidi Larson

Stuck

Heidi Larson

Book

Vaccine reluctance and refusal are no longer limited to the margins of society. Debates around vaccines' necessity along with quesitons around their side effects have gone mainstream, blending with geopolitical conflicts, political campaigns, celebrity...

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The happy menopause  by Jackie Lynch

The happy menopause

Jackie Lynch

Book

This practical nutrition and lifestyle guide provides women with the tools to build their own menopause diet which specifically targets the symptoms that are relevant to them. There are so many ways that nutrition can support a healthy and happy menopause,...

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Bushcraft basics  by Leon Pantenburg

Bushcraft basics

Leon Pantenburg

Book

Be ready for any emergency, at any time. Could you survive in the wilderness on your own? Expert survival instructor Leon Pantenburg shares his immense knowledge of bushcraft and survivalist skills so that anyone-backpackers, preppers, city dwellers,...

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Development of dyslexia and other SpLDs  by Ginny Stacey

Development of dyslexia and other SpLDs

Ginny Stacey

Book

Development of Dyslexia and Other SpLDs is about the persistence of dyslexia and specific learning difficulties (SpLD) into adulthood. It pulls together experiences of many dyslexic/SpLD people. The book is written with non-linear readers in mind: those...

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Exercised by Daniel E. Lieberman

Exercised

Daniel E. Lieberman

Large Print

"This highly engaging landmark work, a natural history of exercise--by the author of the best seller The Story of the Human Body--seeks to answer a fundamental question: were you born to run or rest The first three parts of Exercised roughly follow t...

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Conceivable  by Jheni Osman

Conceivable

Jheni Osman

Book

Comprehensive and accessible, Conceivable is the ultimate IVF companion, providing essential guidance for anyone going through the process or supporting someone who is. By 2020, the IVF industry is predicted to be worth $21bn. And by the year 2100, i...

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The conscious cleanse  by Julie Peláez

The conscious cleanse

Julie Peláez

Book

Cleanse your body in 14 days and live the vibrant life you were always meant to! How well do you really feel? If stopped on the street, most people would say fine but is that the truth? Do you suffer from fatigue? Low energy? Insomnia? You might not ...

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Secret Yoga Club  by Gabrielle Hales

Secret Yoga Club

Gabrielle Hales

Book

Yoga is an intimate, alchemical process in which you discover your own physical, sensual and emotional landscape. Yoga is how you sing yourself back to life. It's in the moments that you witness the sublime wisdom of the body. It's when you find the ocean...

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Moon bath  by Dakota Hills

Moon bath

Dakota Hills

Book

Moon Bath, a luxurious guide that invites readers to immerse themselves in the healing powers of nature. This transformative book features 16 bath and shower rituals aligned with the lunar cycles and the natural rhythms of the cosmos. Organized by mo...

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Age later  by Nir Barzilai

Age later

Nir Barzilai

Book

How do some people avoid the slowing down, deteriorating, and weakening that plagues many of their peers decades earlier? Are they just lucky? Or do they know something the rest of us don't? Is it possible to grow older without getting sicker? What if...

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Yoga therapy for digestive health  by Charlotte Watts

Yoga therapy for digestive health

Charlotte Watts

Book

"Digestive issues are widespread and prove difficult to address through mainstream medicine. Senior yoga teacher Charlotte Watts sheds light on the connection between the gut and the brain, explains the links between stress, trauma and digestive issues...

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Quit like a woman  by Holly Whitaker

Quit like a woman

Holly Whitaker

Book

Holly's story was that of all the women who try to conform to a life they are told they should want, one that looks good on paper and in movies. She drank green juice and made all the right sounds with men she didn't really like and killed it in the board...

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American crisis  by Andrew M. Cuomo

American crisis

Andrew M. Cuomo

Book

When COVID-19 besieged the United States, New York State emerged as the global "ground zero" for a deadly contagion that threatened the lives and livelihoods of millions. Governor Andrew Cuomo provided the leadership to address the threat, becoming t...

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In the realm of hungry ghosts  by Gabor Maté

In the realm of hungry ghosts

Gabor Maté

Book

To heal addiction, you have to go back to the start...Dr Gabor Mate is one of the world's most revered thinkers on the psychology of addiction. His radical findings - based on decades of work with patients challenged by catastrophic drug addiction and...

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Adult children of emotionally immature parents  by Lindsay C. Gibson

Adult children of emotionally immature parents

Lindsay C. Gibson

Book

Are you one of the countless people who grew up with emotionally immature parents? If you suffer from this troubling parent/child dynamic, you may still recall painful moments from your childhood when your emotional needs were not met, when your feelings...

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It starts with the egg  by Rebecca Fett

It starts with the egg

Rebecca Fett

Book

Whether you are trying to conceive naturally or through IVF, the quality of your eggs will have a powerful impact on how long it takes you to get pregnant and whether you face an increased risk of miscarriage. Poor egg quality is emerging as the single...

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Older and wider  by Jenny Eclair

Older and wider

Jenny Eclair

Book

Older and Wider is Jenny Eclair's hilarious, irreverent and refreshingly honest compendium of the menopause. From C for Carb-loading and G for Getting Your Shit Together to I for Invisibility and V for Vaginas, Jenny's whistle-stop tour of the menopause...

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A history of the medicines we take  by A. C. (Anthony C.) Cartwright

A history of the medicines we take

A. C. (Anthony C.) Cartwright

Book

A History of the Medicines We Take gives a lively account of the development of medicines from traces of herbs found with the remains of Neanderthal man, to prescriptions written on clay tablets from Mesopotamia in the third millennium BC, to pure dr...

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Tamam Shud by Kerry Greenwood

Tamam Shud

Kerry Greenwood

Large Print

In 1948, a man was found dead on Somerton Beach in Adelaide, Australia. Well-dressed and unmarked, he had a half-smoked cigarette by his side, but no identity documents. Decades later, the Somerton Man's identity and death remain mysteries. From his ...

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Anxiety-free with food  by Liana Werner-Gray

Anxiety-free with food

Liana Werner-Gray

Book

Release stress and anxiety naturally with this simple yet comprehensive nutrition guide that supports your mental health from Liana Werner-Gray, author of Cancer-Free with Food. If you're feeling anxious, stressed, or depressed, you're not alone. The...

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Women's bodies, women's wisdom  by Christiane Northrup

Women's bodies, women's wisdom

Christiane Northrup

Book

Dr Christiane Northrup's vision of mind-body wellness has received an extraordinary response from women all over the world. A massive international bestseller, Women's Bodies, Women's Wisdom powerfully demonstrates that when women change the basic co...

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Apollo's arrow  by Nicholas A. Christakis

Apollo's arrow

Nicholas A. Christakis

Book

A deep, science-backed look at how the coronavirus pandemic will change the way we live forever -- from renowned physician and sociologist Nicholas Christakis. 'Apollo's Arrow' offers a riveting account of the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on Am...

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On task  by David Badre

On task

David Badre

Book

Why is it hard to text and drive at the same time? How do you resist eating that extra piece of cake? Why does staring at a tax form feel mentally exhausting? Why can your child expertly fix the computer and yet still forget to put on a coat? From making...

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The gut stuff  by Lisa Macfarlane

The gut stuff

Lisa Macfarlane

Book

Alana and Lisa Macfarlane have spent the past few years interviewing tons of gut experts: scientists, academics, chefs and foodies to get the real scoop and science behind what we eat. We now know how important the gut is to our health and wellbeing,...

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The diet compass  by Bas Kast

The diet compass

Bas Kast

Book

What do people with a particularly long life-span eat? How can you lose weight efficiently? Are illnesses in old age avoidable? Can you 'eat yourself young'? Discover the answers to these questions and more in this practical, science-based guide to eating...

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The DASH diet  by Priya Tew

The DASH diet

Priya Tew

Book

Reduce your blood pressure and improve your health with this beginner's guide to the DASH diet. Millions of people worldwide suffer from hypertension, or high blood pressure, and the DASH diet is a tried-and-tested programme designed to lower blood p...

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Holistic hypnobirthing  by Anthonissa Moger

Holistic hypnobirthing

Anthonissa Moger

Book

Enjoy hypnobirthing techniques at every stage of your pregnancy, creating a safe space for you and your baby to return to time and again. Find out how to use deep relaxation, meditation, visualization, and breathwork exercises designed to integrate body...

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Stretching  by Bob Anderson

Stretching

Bob Anderson

Book

Stretching is the most popular fitness book in the world, having sold over 3ℓ million copies in 40 years. It has been translated into 23 languages. In this new edition there are stretches for improving the bad posture attributable to cell phone usage...

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The reflexology manual  by Pauline Wills

The reflexology manual

Pauline Wills

Book

Relieve stress and tension and return the body to optimum health with this practical step-by-step manual. Clear illustrations show how all the internal body structures and organs are mirrored in the reflex points on the feet and hands, while a step-b...

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How we live now  by Bill Hayes

How we live now

Bill Hayes

Book

From the beloved author of Insomniac City, a poignant and profound tribute in stories and images to a city amidst a pandemic. A bookstore where readers shout their orders from the street. A neighbourhood restaurant turned to-go place where one has a ...

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The trouble with trauma  by Kerry Howard

The trouble with trauma

Kerry Howard

Book

Do your friends and family tell you that you should just 'get over it'? Do they think you should be able to move on - but you can't? Does it feel like your life is a constant groundhog day? Great news - you don't have to keep doing this to yourself.The...

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Sugarproof  by Michael I. Goran

Sugarproof

Michael I. Goran

Book

Could sugar be the hidden cause of your child's problems? Written by a world leader in the field of childhood nutrition Sugarproof is a definitive, evidence-based guide for all parents who want to understand just how bad sugar is and what they can do....

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Moving from the inside out  by Lesley McLennan

Moving from the inside out

Lesley McLennan

Book

Seven powerful principles for better, more easeful movement--a Feldenkrais approach. More often than not, we move through life focused on results or where we're going, rarely paying attention to how we move until we experience pain or need to learn a...

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Good for you  by Claire Chitham

Good for you

Claire Chitham

Book

"Actress Claire Chitham has been free from Crohn’s Disease for 20 years. She tells her story about suffering from a chronic and ‘incurable’ bowel condition while starring on national television and shares how she has learned to stay on top of her health...

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The ketogenic & hyptoxic diet  by Olivia Charlet

The ketogenic & hyptoxic diet

Olivia Charlet

Book

Low in carbohydrates and rich in good fats, the ketogenic diet offers the perfect solution to healthy eating for optimum well-being. But in order to be truly beneficial to our health, it should also be hypotoxic (gluten- and dairy-free, with only mod...

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Yoga for inflexible people  by Max Lowenstein

Yoga for inflexible people

Max Lowenstein

Book

For those who are struggling with a limited range of motion or intimidated by classes full of bendy people, this book starts at the beginning and breaks down yoga postures into beginner, intermediate and advanced stages. Each pose is helpfully annotated...

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Contagion  by Richard B. Gunderman

Contagion

Richard B. Gunderman

Book

As the outbreak of a new and deadly form of coronavirus dominates headlines and triggers fear and global recession, now is a good time to reflect on the history and science of transmissible diseases. Behind every disease is a story, from the natural history...

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Feel great lose weight  by Rangan Chatterjee

Feel great lose weight

Rangan Chatterjee

Book

From Dr. Rangan Chatterjee, author of Feel Better in 5, this book offers a refreshing, positive approach to weight-loss that focusses on when, where, how, and why to eat, and why it's important to enjoy the process of improving our health.

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The total dumbbell workout  by Steve (Personal trainer) Barrett

The total dumbbell workout

Steve (Personal trainer) Barrett

Book

Dumbbells are one of the most popular pieces of fitness equipment and this book is a one-stop shop for training with them. A complete how-to reference guide, it will show you how to get the most out of your gear, whatever your level of fitness. Accessible...

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Making a psychopath  by Mark Freestone

Making a psychopath

Mark Freestone

Book

The closest you can get to the most dangerous minds. Find out what truly makes a psychopath, from the leading expert who helped to create Killing Eve's Villanelle. Dr Mark Freestone has worked on some of the most disturbing psychopath cases of recent...

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The art of healthy living  by Denise Naturopathic nutritional therapist Kelly

The art of healthy living

Denise Naturopathic nutritional therapist...

Book

Every aspect of your life can improve with the correct food, fitness, mindfulness and emotional support We could all benefit from a more energetic, vibrant, healthier quality of life. There are many reasons to live a healthy lifestyle and just as man...

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Fast this way  by Dave Asprey

Fast this way

Dave Asprey

Book

For more than a decade, the Bulletproof founder Dave Asprey has shared his unique point of view and expertise to help fans become the best versions of themselves. From living longer to getting smarter, maximising performance to practising mindfulness,...

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The little book of self-care for mums-to-be  by Beccy Hands

The little book of self-care for mums-to-be

Beccy Hands

Book

The perfect pick-me-up for any expectant mum. Whether this is your first or fifth baby, The Little Book of Self-Care for Mums-to-Be is your essential handbook for managing the joyful chaos of pregnancy. Drawing on decades of experience, doula Beccy Hands...

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How to live to 100  by Ariane Sherine

How to live to 100

Ariane Sherine

Book

If you're reading this, you probably want to live to a hundred. And why wouldn't you want to live a super-long life, if you could remain in good health? You'd get to meet your great-grandkids, try out space travel and the teleporter, and gross out all...

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Rebuilding Milo  by Aaron Horschig

Rebuilding Milo

Aaron Horschig

Book

Every athlete who spends time in the weight room eventually deals with pain/injury that leaves them frustrated and unable to reach their highest potential. Every athlete ought to have the ability to take the first steps at addressing these minor injuries....

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Borderline personality disorder  by Charles H. Elliott

Borderline personality disorder

Charles H. Elliott

Book

Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is an extremely serious--and often seriously neglected--condition. Despite around 4 million diagnoses in the USA, BPD has attracted lower funding and levels of clinical concern than more "popular" conditions such...

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Strong, calm and free  by Nicola Jane Hobbs

Strong, calm and free

Nicola Jane Hobbs

Book

If you have always wanted to live more peacefully, love more fully, and discover a deeper, more meaningful spiritual life, yoga is the path. Heartfelt and deeply practical, Strong, Calm and Free brings alive the possibility of a life of inner peace, ...

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Healing back pain  by John E. Sarno

Healing back pain

John E. Sarno

Book

Dr. John E. Sarno's groundbreaking research on Tension Myositis Syndrome reveals how stress and other psychological factors can cause back pain-and how you can be pain free without drugs, exercise, or surgery. Dr. Sarno is a medical pioneer whose programme...

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Vegan savvy  by Azmina Govindji

Vegan savvy

Azmina Govindji

Book

This is a positive, authoritative look at the health questions that surround veganism so that you can make the most out of your plant-based diet. Veganism is one of the fastest growing movements across the world, with 3.5 million people in the UK having...

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The well-gardened mind  by Sue Stuart-Smith

The well-gardened mind

Sue Stuart-Smith

Book

The garden is often seen as a refuge, a place to forget worldly cares, removed from the "real" life that lies outside. But when we get our hands in the earth we connect with the cycle of life in nature through which destruction and decay are followed...

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Wuhan diary  by Fang Fang

Wuhan diary

Fang Fang

Book

From one of China's most acclaimed and decorated writers comes a powerful first-person account of life in Wuhan during the COVID-19 outbreak. On January 25, 2020, after the central government imposed a lockdown in Wuhan, acclaimed Chinese writer Fang...

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Hidden Valley Road  by Robert Kolker

Hidden Valley Road

Robert Kolker

Book

Don and Mimi Galvin seemed to be living the American dream. After World War II, Don's work with the Air Force brought them to Colorado, where their twelve children perfectly spanned the baby boom: the oldest born in 1945, the youngest in 1965. In those...

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Spoon-fed  by T. D. (Timothy David) Spector

Spoon-fed

T. D. (Timothy David) Spector

Book

One of the world's leading scientists of food and nutrition reveals why so much of the current advice about food and nutrition is dangerously inaccurate, misleading and often downright wrong. We are all bombarded with advice about what we should and ...

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The tale of Poppy & Ed  by Poppy Wortman

The tale of Poppy & Ed

Poppy Wortman

Book

"Inside an eating disordered mind; this story follows Poppy and her relationship with "Ed", as it develops and starts to control her life, then her bid to start eradicating him"--Publisher information.

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Coeliac disease  by Alex Gazzola

Coeliac disease

Alex Gazzola

Book

This authoritative, accessible and supportive book will help you to find out if you or child need to avoid gluten, and how to set about getting a diagnosis. If you do need to avoid gluten - or if you already know you or a family member are coeliac - it...

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Dyslexia  by Beth Beamish

Dyslexia

Beth Beamish

Book

"Does your child have dyslexia? Backed by research and over a decade of personal experience, I've developed a holistic approach to help your child succeed. In my forties, while helping my dyslexic son, I discovered I wasn't a lousy speller - I also h...

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Burnout's a b*tch!  by Rosie Millen

Burnout's a b*tch!

Rosie Millen

Book

This guide to overcoming burnout, is inspired by Rosie Millen's personal journey after she collapsed in the park one day and, with poor information and misdiagnosis, remained in bed for close to three years. Now 100% recovered, she coaches thousands of...

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Breath from salt  by Bijal P. Trivedi

Breath from salt

Bijal P. Trivedi

Book

Science writer Bijal P. Trivedi gives a comprehensive look at cystic fibrosis, from its late 1930s discovery to the recent development of breakthrough treatments for 90% of patients, and the way treatments for the previously fatal disease are opening...

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The ghost map  by Steven Johnson

The ghost map

Steven Johnson

Book

A chronicle of Victorian London's worst cholera outbreak traces the day-by-day efforts of Dr. John Snow, who put his own life on the line in his efforts to prove his previously dismissed contagion theory about how the epidemic was spreading.

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How to sleep  by Rafael Pelayo

How to sleep

Rafael Pelayo

Book

Sleep difficulties affect millions of people-and the problem is getting worse. The deluge of sleep advice out there, referred to collectively as "sleep hygiene" rules, consists mostly of isolated recommendations for things not to do, such as: Don't d...

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Optimum nutrition for vegans  by Patrick Holford

Optimum nutrition for vegans

Patrick Holford

Book

We know that a plant-based, vegan diet is healthy. But how easy is it to incorporate it into our lifestyle? Are there any other steps that need to be taken to ensure our body is getting the nutrients it needs? In Optimum Nutrition for Vegans, Patrick...

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The first forty days  by Heng Ou

The first forty days

Heng Ou

Book

The first 40 days after the birth of a child offer an essential and fleeting period of rest and recovery for the new mother. Based on author Heng Ou s own postpartum experience with zuo yuezi, a set period of confinement, in which a woman remains at ...

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The body  by Bill Bryson

The body

Bill Bryson

Book

'We spend our whole lives in one body and yet most of us have practically no idea how it works and what goes on inside it. The idea of the book is simply to try to understand the extraordinary contraption that is us.' Bill Bryson sets off to explore the...

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The easy way for women to stop drinking  by Allen Carr

The easy way for women to stop drinking

Allen Carr

Book

Allen Carr s Easyway is the most effective stop-smoking method of all time and it has now been successfully applied to a wide range of other issues. Here the method focuses on one of the fastest-growing problems of modern times: women s drinking. Alc...

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Keep sharp  by Sanjay Gupta

Keep sharp

Sanjay Gupta

Book

Throughout our life, we look for ways to keep our mind sharp and effortlessly productive. Now, globetrotting neurosurgeon Dr. Sanjay Gupta offers insights from top scientists all over the world, whose cutting-edge research can help you heighten and p...

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Living better  by Alastair Campbell

Living better

Alastair Campbell

Book

Last Christmas I almost killed myself. Almost. I've had a lot of almosts. Never gone from almost to deed. Don't think I ever will. But it was a bad almost. Living Better is Alastair Campbell's honest, moving and life affirming account of his lifelong...

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Accessing the healing power of the vagus nerve  by Stanley Rosenberg

Accessing the healing power of the vagus nerve

Stanley Rosenberg

Book

This practical guide to understanding the cranial nerves as the key to our psychological and physical well-being builds on Stephen Porges’s polyvagal theory — one of the most important recent developments in human neurobiology. Drawing on more than...

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The sleep book  by Guy Meadows

The sleep book

Guy Meadows

Book

Using a blend of mindfulness and new ACT [acceptance & commitment therapy] therapy techniques, Dr Guy shares his unique five-week plan to cure your sleep problem whether it's a few restless nights or a lifetime of insomnia.

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Boundless  by Ben Greenfield

Boundless

Ben Greenfield

Book

What if the ability to look, feel, and perform at peak capacity wasn't the stuff of lore but instead was within easy reach? Sure, some of us find ways to hit peak performance in one area or another - there are professional poker players, computer pro...

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