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Health new titles

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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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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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Allen Carr's easy way to quit smoking without willpower  by Allen Carr

Allen Carr's easy way to quit smoking without willpower

Allen Carr

Book

Allen Carr's Easyway method is a global phenomenon - a clinically proven and 100% drug-free treatment for nicotine addiction. This book is the most up-to-date, cutting-edge, best-practice version of this method. It now includes advice on important co...

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The cancer code  by Jason Fung

The cancer code

Jason Fung

Book

Our understanding of cancer is slowly undergoing a revolution, allowing for the development of more effective treatments. For the first time ever, the death rate from cancer is showing a steady decline-- but the 'War on Cancer' has hardly been won. F...

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Fast exercise  by Michael Mosley

Fast exercise

Michael Mosley

Book

"Just as Dr Michael Mosley's Fast Diet ? the original 5:2 ? alerted the world to a healthy new way to lose weight, Fast Exercise turns conventional wisdom on its head when it comes to the workout . . . Can you really get the benefits of exercise in just...

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Livewired  by David Eagleman

Livewired

David Eagleman

Book

How can a blind person learn to see with her tongue or a deaf person learn to hear with his skin? What does a baby born without a nose tell us about our sensory machinery? Might we someday control a robot with our thoughts? And what does any of this have...

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Fast. Feast. Repeat.  by Gin Stephens

Fast. Feast. Repeat.

Gin Stephens

Book

Change when you eat and change your body, your health, and your life! Diets don't work. You know you know that, and yet you continue to try them, because what else can you do? You can Fast. Feast. Repeat. After losing over eighty pounds and keeping every...

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COVID  by Marc (Marc K.) Siegel

COVID

Marc (Marc K.) Siegel

Book

Life for citizens of the developed world before the pandemic was safer, easier, and healthier than for any other people in history thanks to modern medicine, science, technology, and intelligence - but COVID-19 has stolen that security and our nation's...

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I do-nut diet  by Jade Spooner

I do-nut diet

Jade Spooner

Book

Just like you, Jade Spooner tried every diet under the sun in a quest to achieve her dream body. It wasn't until she adopted Flexible Dieting that she was able to shed 20kg, transforming her body, mind and soul. Flexible Dieting is a science-based pr...

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Intuitive eating  by Evelyn Tribole

Intuitive eating

Evelyn Tribole

Book

Since it was first published in 1995, Intuitive Eating has become the go-to book on rebuilding a healthy body image and making peace with food. It shows us that the problem is not us; it's that dieting, with its emphasis on rules and regulations, has...

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This is not how it ends  by Jehan Casinader

This is not how it ends

Jehan Casinader

Book

"As an award-winning TV journalist, Jehan Casinader told other people's stories ... until he lost control of his own. Severely depressed, he tried everything, from mindfulness to massage; Prozac to Pilates. Was something missing? "This is not how it ...

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The everyday Ayurveda guide to self-care  by Kate O'Donnell

The everyday Ayurveda guide to self-care

Kate O'Donnell

Book

This book offers a new way to think about your health and understand the cause-and-effect relationship between your body, your environment, and your lifestyle. Through 70+ self-care recipes and routines, this book provides sound instructions and sugg...

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The ultimate prepper's survival guide  by James Wesley Rawles

The ultimate prepper's survival guide

James Wesley Rawles

Book

This book explains how to survive in the short term as society begins to collapse, and how to thrive in the long term. Practical, easy-to-follow instructions are included to instruct you on the preparations you can make today, as well as advice on the...

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Bunker  by Bradley L. Garrett

Bunker

Bradley L. Garrett

Book

A thought-provoking, chilling, and eerily prescient look at "prepper" communities around the world that are building bunkers against a possible apocalypse. Currently, 3.7 million Americans call themselves preppers. Millions more prep without knowing ...

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The diabetes handbook  by Rosemary Walker

The diabetes handbook

Rosemary Walker

Book

The only book on the market that combines friendliness and visual appeal with complete guidance on managing both type 1 and type 2 diabetes. If you or a loved one is living with type 1 or type 2 diabetes, you need this friendly guide to managing health,...

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The Lazarus strategy  by Norman Lazarus

The Lazarus strategy

Norman Lazarus

Book

We are all living longer. The World Health Organisation predicts that by 2050 there will be two billion people over 60 with 434 million of those over 80 years of age. But there's a catch: the quality of those extra years of life is shockingly poor. Many...

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The book of overthinking by Gwendoline Smith

The book of overthinking

Gwendoline Smith

Large Print

"Overthinking is also known as worrying or ruminating and it's a form of anxiety that many people suffer from. Psychologist and bestselling author Gwendoline Smith explains in clear and simple language the concepts of positive and negative overthinking,...

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Weight-loss hero  by Christine Carter

Weight-loss hero

Christine Carter

Book

Discover the many benefits to the ketogenic diet beyond weight loss--including reduced anxiety, minimized depression, and even a reduction or elimination of prescription medications. In Weight-Loss Hero, wildly popular health coach Christine Carter shares...

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Fiber fueled  by Will Bulsiewicz

Fiber fueled

Will Bulsiewicz

Book

The benefits of restrictive diets like paleo and keto have been touted for more than a decade, but as renowned gastroenterologist Dr. Will Bulsiewicz, or "Dr. B," illuminates in this groundbreaking book, the explosion of studies on the microbiome makes...

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The vagina book  by Jennifer Conti

The vagina book

Jennifer Conti

Book

Vaginas! Periods! Sexual health! Self-care! Here is the definitive guide to your private parts, by people who aren't afraid of talking about theirs. Whatever your questions, Thinx and Conti have you covered. From the basics of vaginal health and cont...

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Complete diabetes guide  by Karen Graham

Complete diabetes guide

Karen Graham

Book

The essential guide for understanding and managing of type 2 diabetes with companion recipes. Recent CDC reports indicate that over 30 million Americans have diabetes and another 84 million have prediabetes. This new edition of one of the most highly...

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How to tell depression to piss off  by James Withey

How to tell depression to piss off

James Withey

Book

Trying to manage the range of symptoms that depression throws at you is like navigating the dark ocean floor when you are without a torch and don't know how to swim. How do you manage something that feels utterly unmanageable? How do you get through each...

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Psychic yoga  by Shannon Yrizarry

Psychic yoga

Shannon Yrizarry

Book

Develop your psychic abilities and raise your frequency with nearly one hundred easy-to-use yoga poses that activate your chakras. This accessible guide presents a powerful fusion of intuition, yoga, and chakra work that makes it easy to heighten your...

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Purposeful breathing  by Greg Smith

Purposeful breathing

Greg Smith

Book

Purposeful Breathing is a practical, user-friendly guide to simple breathing skills that can rapidly reduce states you don't want (such as stress and anxiety) and increase states you do want (such as feeling stronger, performing better or relaxing). The...

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Think like a pancreas  by Gary Scheiner

Think like a pancreas

Gary Scheiner

Book

Few diabetes books focus specifically on the day-to-day issues facing people who use insulin. Diabetes educator Gary Scheiner provides the tools to "think like a pancreas" -- to successfully master the art and science of matching insulin to the body'...

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101 best rowing workouts  by Sarah Fuhrmann

101 best rowing workouts

Sarah Fuhrmann

Book

Get fit with 101 rowing workouts for all levels. Rowing is one of the most effective activities you can do for overall fitness and health. It provides a full-body workout, increases endurance, and boosts aerobic performance while being easy enough on...

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A woman's heart  by Angela H. E. M. Maas

A woman's heart

Angela H. E. M. Maas

Book

Coronary heart disease remains the single biggest killer of women worldwide, yet it is still not seen as a woman's problem. Every day the female heart patient is measured by male standards, which leads to confusion, unclear diagnosis and often the wr...

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Retreat  by Matthew (Writer on counterculture) Ingram

Retreat

Matthew (Writer on counterculture) ...

Book

What have the hippies ever done for us? Matthew Ingram explores the relationship between the summer of love and wellness, medicine, and health. The counterculture of the Sixties and the Seventies is remembered chiefly for music, fashion, art, feminis...

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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 sensitives  by Oliver Broudy

The sensitives

Oliver Broudy

Book

A compelling exploration of the mysteries of environmental toxicity and the community of 'sensitives'--people with powerful, puzzling symptoms resulting from exposure to chemicals, fragrances, and cell phone signals, that have no effect on 'normals'.

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Collagen  by Jessica Bippen

Collagen

Jessica Bippen

Book

A unique protein found in all animals, collagen can help improve skin, hair, nails, bones, and joints, as well as the digestive and immune systems. In this user-friendly guide, Jessica Bippen shares her knowledge of collagen and it benefits with information...

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My nutrition mentor  by Liv Kennedy

My nutrition mentor

Liv Kennedy

Book

"Liv has combined her decade of personal experience, hundreds of client consultations, years of teaching and training, multiple speaking engagements, and countless formulations of Herbal Tonics, to be Your Nutrition Mentor. Should you eat… Keto? Paleo?...

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Exhausted  by Nick Polizzi

Exhausted

Nick Polizzi

Book

You can't run on a deficit of energy and expect to feel well, yet that is what we've come to expect from ourselves, and burnout is becoming an epidemic. But what if you had a simple road map to reclaiming your health and vibrancy? Nick Polizzi, author...

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Outsmart your anxious brain  by David A. Carbonell

Outsmart your anxious brain

David A. Carbonell

Book

What if anxiety and worry are just tricks our mind plays on us? Drawing on the huge success of author David Carbonell's The Worry Trick, this irreverent, on-the-go guide offers the ten most powerful strategies to put worry in its place, anytime, anywhere....

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The lady's handbook for her mysterious illness by Sarah Ramey

The lady's handbook for her mysterious illness

Sarah Ramey

Book

"The darkly funny memoir of Sarah Ramey’s years-long battle with a mysterious illness that doctors thought was all in her head—but wasn’t. A revelation and an inspiration for millions of women whose legitimate health complaints are ignored. In her ha...

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CBD  by Blair Lauren Brown

CBD

Blair Lauren Brown

Book

Cannabidiol (CBD) is a non-intoxicating, non-psychoactive, anti-inflammatory compound of the cannabis plant with enormous therapeutic potential, from relieving stress to alleviating muscular discomfort. Blair Lauren Brown, founder of Verté Essentials,...

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Prostate recovery MAP  by Craig Allingham

Prostate recovery MAP

Craig Allingham

Book

The Prostate Recovery MAP is a 5-stage program of pelvic floor training, fitness and health strategies to improve the treatment outcomes of men with prostate cancer. 1n 2020, around 19,000 Australian men will be diagnosed and most will undergo treatment...

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Remote healing  by Mária Sági

Remote healing

Mária Sági

Book

A practical guide to the Sagi method of healing across space and time shows that we can interact with the Akashic information field to diagnose and treat illnesses nonlocally and that the effects are controllable and verifiable Details techniques for...

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Cheers to childbirth  by Lucy Bloom

Cheers to childbirth

Lucy Bloom

Book

This best-selling childbirth book for men is recommended by midwives, obstetricians and thousands of dads who have been through the gates of fatherhood with Cheers to Childbirth as their guide. It covers pain management, caesareans, home birth, hospital...

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50 things you need to know about periods  by Claire Baker

50 things you need to know about periods

Claire Baker

Book

We're taught not to discuss periods in public. Society doesn't celebrate the menstrual cycle. Even saying the word 'period' is a bit taboo, but the truth is it can be bloody hard to live in a body that bleeds once a month. Claire Baker, your friendly...

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Mindful mama  by Ileana Abrev

Mindful mama

Ileana Abrev

Book

Fun and conveniently sized, Mindful Mama is your ideal New Age guide to pregnancy--one week at a time. Every week, this delightful book provides crystals, flowers, essential oils, exercises, meditations, and affirmations that support the changes both...

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Healing spices handbook  by Barbara C. Brownell-Grogan

Healing spices handbook

Barbara C. Brownell-Grogan

Book

Easy to follow, approachable, and authoritative, this is a reference to using spices for maximum health and wellness. It's packed with practical information, including the benefits of spices, their history as natural remedies, creating spice blends, ...

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The micro-workout plan  by Tom Holland

The micro-workout plan

Tom Holland

Book

Ditch the gym! Tom Holland has a better approach to fitness: "excessive moderation" utilizing micro-workouts that provide maximum, long-term results. They're perfect for busy people who don't have time for the gym. In this book, Holland shares the kn...

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Why we do what we do  by Helena Boschi

Why we do what we do

Helena Boschi

Book

This is the first book that combines the neuroscience of how our brain works and other insights into how we can apply this to everyday, home and work, as well as offering practical tools and tips to lead healthy and productive lives. It focuses on how...

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Body on fire  by Monica Aggarwal

Body on fire

Monica Aggarwal

Book

Monica Aggarwal and Jyothi Rao help readers take an honest assessment of their energy, lifestyle, dietary habits, and mental state and provide a series of interventions for reclaiming health. In-depth explanations of the dangers of stress and the benefits...

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21-day arthritis diet plan  by Ana Reisdorf

21-day arthritis diet plan

Ana Reisdorf

Book

Managing arthritis inflammation and pain with a diet plan and tasty recipes. Millions of Americans suffer from osteoarthritis, but few understand the link between their diet and their pain and inflammation. The 21-Day Arthritis Diet Plan gives you es...

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Bliss brain  by Dawson Church

Bliss brain

Dawson Church

Book

Neural plasticity -- the discovery that the brain is capable of rewiring itself -- is now widely understood. But what few people have grasped yet is how quickly this is happening, how extensive brain changes can be, and how much control each of us has...

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Vegan living  by Ondine Sherman

Vegan living

Ondine Sherman

Book

Do you want to protect animals from cruelty? Do you want to stop climate change in its tracks? Do you want to be happier and healthier than ever before? Vegan Living shows you how. In this easy guide to a cruelty-free, plant-based life, vegan and lon...

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Sleep meditations  by Danielle Marchant

Sleep meditations

Danielle Marchant

Book

The sleep meditations in this beautifully illustrated book are written specifically to help the reader slow down a busy mind, let go of the day and relax into a restful night's sleep.

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Period power  by Maisie Hill

Period power

Maisie Hill

Book

Period Power is the handbook to periods and hormones that will leave you wondering why the hell nobody told you this sooner. The hormones of the menstrual cycle profoundly influence our energy, mood and behaviour, but all too often we're taught that ...

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The great cholesterol myth  by Jonny Bowden

The great cholesterol myth

Jonny Bowden

Book

The best-selling book on heart disease, updated with the latest research and clinical findings on high-fat/ketogenic diets, sugar, genetics, and other factors. Heart disease is the #1 killer. However, traditional heart disease protocols-with their emphasis...

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Neurodharma  by Rick (Psychologist) Hanson

Neurodharma

Rick (Psychologist) Hanson

Book

Building on his classic bestseller Buddha's Brain, New York Times bestselling author and senior fellow of the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley Rick Hanson uses his Buddhist analysis of the mind as a roadmap for strengthening the neural circuitry...

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Lose weight like crazy  by Autumn Calabrese

Lose weight like crazy

Autumn Calabrese

Book

You can lose weight like crazy, and you can achieve anything! Autumn Calabrese shares the revolutionary step-by-step approach to lose weight that made her one of the top fitness and nutrition celebrities in the world. No cutting corners and no BS: In...

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Rebel cell  by Kat Arney

Rebel cell

Kat Arney

Book

Cancer has always been with us. It killed our hominid ancestors, the mammals they evolved from and the dinosaurs that trampled the ground before that. Tumours grow in pets, livestock and wild animals. Even tiny jelly-like Hydra, creatures that are little...

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The natural health service by Isabel Hardman

The natural health service

Isabel Hardman

Large Print

In 2016, Isabel Hardman's mind "stopped working" as she fell prey to severe depression and anxiety. She took long-term sick leave and, despite several relapses, has returned to work with a much-improved ability to cope, having since become one of the...

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Conquer foot pain  by Julie Renae Smith

Conquer foot pain

Julie Renae Smith

Book

For more than twenty-two years, alignment-based physiotherapist, Julie Renae Smith, MPT has helped countless people relieve their foot pain using her VITAL ME practice. In Conquer Foot Pain, those struggling with foot pain learn: What's causing their...

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The menopause diet plan  by Hillary Wright

The menopause diet plan

Hillary Wright

Book

Menopause is uncharted territory for every woman, and it's often difficult to know what you can do to ease the effects of hormonal changes without medication. With honesty and optimism, The Menopause Diet Plan encourages women to take a positive approach...

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On pandemics  by David Waltner-Toews

On pandemics

David Waltner-Toews

Book

Authored by a leading epidemiologist, this engrossing book answers our questions about animal diseases that jump to humans--called zoonoses--including what attracts them to humans, why they have become more common in recent history, and how we can keep...

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Spice apothecary  by Bevin Clare

Spice apothecary

Bevin Clare

Book

Spices are universally recognized as a source of flavor and aromatics, but in cultures around the world, these plant parts have a long history as source of medicine. In Spice Apothecary, author Bevin Clare combines her training in herbalism and nutrition...

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The end of epidemics  by Jonathan D. Quick

The end of epidemics

Jonathan D. Quick

Book

It's the dystopian nightmare pandemic experts have warned about. But it's happening right now. COVID-19 has catapulted us into a science-fiction scenario - now our lived reality across the globe. Seemingly overnight, literally billions of people around...

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Code red  by Lisa Lister

Code red

Lisa Lister

Book

There's a code -- ancient, deeply spiritual and fiercely powerful. So powerful that it's barely been spoken about in over 2,000 years. Your menstrual cycle. Your period is way more than PMS, carb cravings and lady rage -- it's actually a 4-part lady code...

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Find your light  by Belinda Davidson

Find your light

Belinda Davidson

Book

Ever since she was a little girl, Belinda Davidson has been aware of her psychic gifts and her power to 'read' other people. At first she thought it was a curse; experiencing visitations, vivid visions of past lives and frightening others with her ps...

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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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Staying alive  by Kate Gregorevic

Staying alive

Kate Gregorevic

Book

By the time we turn 60 most of us will still have one third of our lives to live. How well we live these years will depend on our health: are we agile and disease free? Or dependent on medication and physical assistance? In Staying Alive you'll discover...

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Show me where it hurts  by Kylie Maslen

Show me where it hurts

Kylie Maslen

Book

Kylie Maslen has been living with invisible illness for twenty years-more than half her life. Its impact is felt in every aspect of her day-to-day existence: from work to dating; from her fears for what the future holds to her difficulty getting out of...

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The treating arthritis diet book  by Christine Horner

The treating arthritis diet book

Christine Horner

Book

Hundreds of thousands of people with arthritis have been helped by the Margaret Hills Clinic and by Margaret's bestselling book, Treating Arthritis: The Drug-free Way. This companion title, completely updated with all-new recipes, offers a full range...

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The essential pandemic survival guide  by Tim MacWelch

The essential pandemic survival guide

Tim MacWelch

Book

Over 130 practical tips and guides that will help safeguard your family during a pandemic. COVID-19 has changed the world and touched the lives of millions. Yet this may be just the first of a potentially terrifying wave of new and lethal pandemics t...

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The XX brain by Lisa Mosconi

The XX brain

Lisa Mosconi

Large Print

"Women are twice as likely as men to be diagnosed with Alzheimer's Disease, and women are far more likely than men to suffer from anxiety, depression, migraines, brain injuries and strokes. The XX Brain reveals groundbreaking research showing that wo...

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Thinsanity by Graham Mackintosh

Thinsanity

Graham Mackintosh

Large Print

"We are becoming more and more obsessed with being thin ... as we get fatter and fatter! The craziest part is that most weight loss 'solutions' are actually part of the problem. Diet and exercise programs fail 97% of people in the long-term, resulting...

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I'm Ralph, I'm Dad  by Glennis Mafi

I'm Ralph, I'm Dad

Glennis Mafi

Book

"A daughter explores identity, relationship and a gentler dementia. Ralph Wood was diagnosed with dementia, and over the ensuing years his daughter, a medical doctor, along with other close family members, walked that journey beside him.Through poems,...

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Herbal remedies for beginners  by Sandra Kynes

Herbal remedies for beginners

Sandra Kynes

Book

Quick and Easy Remedies for Holistic Health This impressive book contains almost 200 recipes for herbal remedies that anyone can use, even if you've never worked with herbs. Expert Sandra Kynes shows how herbal remedies can treat everything from the flu...

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The ayurvedic guide to fertility  by Heather Grzych

The ayurvedic guide to fertility

Heather Grzych

Book

A guide to getting pregnant and giving birth to a healthy child using the ancient Indian medical system of Ayurveda, the "sister science of yoga".The book covers topics such as adopting an Ayurvedic diet, practicing yoga, cleansing toxins, and creating...

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True wellness for your heart  by Catherine Kurosu

True wellness for your heart

Catherine Kurosu

Book

Combines the best that Eastern and Western medicine can offer in the understanding, treatment, and prevention of heart disease and hypertension. Over a decade has passed since Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease (Caldwell Esselstyn Jr.) and Energy Medi...

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A balanced approach to PCOS  by Melissa Groves Azzaro

A balanced approach to PCOS

Melissa Groves Azzaro

Book

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a metabolic disorder that is common among women of reproductive age. Diet and lifestyle changes have been shown to balance hormones and promote better overall health. While dietary changes have been proven to be ef...

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The invention of surgery  by David (Surgeon) Schneider

The invention of surgery

David (Surgeon) Schneider

Book

The Invention of Surgery explains this dramatic progress and highlights the personalities of the discipline's most dynamic historical figures. It links together the lives of the pioneering scientists who first understood what causes disease, how organs...

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The pandemic century  by Mark Honigsbaum

The pandemic century

Mark Honigsbaum

Book

The most timely and informative history book you will read this year, tracing a century of pandemics, with a new chapter on COVID-19. Ever since the 1918 Spanish influenza pandemic, scientists have dreamed of preventing catastrophic outbreaks of infe...

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Living with chronic pain  by Dawn Macintyre

Living with chronic pain

Dawn Macintyre

Book

One in five people live with chronic pain and most feel misunderstood and unsupported. Dr Dawn Macintyre is one of those people. In Living with Chronic Pain, Dawn shares her journey from living a full life to a life so diminished, full of pain, shame...

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The 21-day immunity plan  by Aseem Malhotra

The 21-day immunity plan

Aseem Malhotra

Book

The simple, evidence-based plan to rapidly improve your metabolic health, help with normal immune function and likely reduce the risk of severe effects from COVID-19. Dr Aseem Malhotra is a leading NHS-trained cardiologist and a pioneer of lifestyle ...

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Hysteria  by Katerina Bryant

Hysteria

Katerina Bryant

Book

When Katerina Bryant suddenly began experiencing chronic seizures, she was plunged into a foreign world of doctors and psychiatrists, who understood her condition as little as she did. Reacting the only way she knew how, she immersed herself in books,...

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Skin healing expert  by Hanna Sillitoe

Skin healing expert

Hanna Sillitoe

Book

For more than 20 years, Hanna Sillitoe suffered from severe psoriasis, eczema and acne. They dominated her life and shattered her confidence. When her doctor told her the only remaining treatment was chemotherapy, Hanna took matters into her own hands...

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Pandemic!  by Slavoj Žižek

Pandemic!

Slavoj Žižek

Book

As an unprecedented global pandemic sweeps the planet, who better than the supercharged Slovenian philosopher Slavoj Žižek to uncover its deeper meanings, marvel at its mind-boggling paradoxes and speculate on the profundity of its consequences? We live...

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Plants for the people  by Erin Lovell Verinder

Plants for the people

Erin Lovell Verinder

Book

Plants are our oldest source of medicine and a leading wellspring of our future cures. This book is a celebration of plants and an introduction to their healing powers. An exploration of the plant world through the eyes of master herbalist Erin Lovel...

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Zen medicine for mind and body  by Shi Xinggui

Zen medicine for mind and body

Shi Xinggui

Book

A truly remarkable story of Zen medicine and how you can bring its practices into your own life. Author Shi Zxinggui began studying Zen medicine-a combination of meditation, gentle physical activity and medicine-as a child under the tutelage of the S...

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How contagion works  by Paolo Giordano

How contagion works

Paolo Giordano

Book

The Covid-19 pandemic is the most significant health emergency of our time. Writing from Italy in lockdown, physicist and novelist Paolo Giordano explains how disease spreads in our interconnected world: why it matters, how it impacts us and how we must...

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Foot reflexology & acupressure  by Wei Zha

Foot reflexology & acupressure

Wei Zha

Book

This book succinctly introduces the benefits of foot reflexology and acupressure, the required tools and the theory behind the science. With 77 reflex zones and 66 acupressure points, the soles of the feet are essentially a map to the human body, each...

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COVID-19  by Michael Mosley

COVID-19

Michael Mosley

Book

This book charts the trajectory of the COVID-19 virus, from its emergence in China at the end of 2019 to its rapid worldwide spread. Based on the latest scientific discoveries, Dr. Mosley gives you a detailed understanding of the secrets of this coro...

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Deadliest enemy  by Michael T. Osterholm

Deadliest enemy

Michael T. Osterholm

Book

Unlike natural disasters, whose destruction is concentrated in a limited area over a period of days, and illnesses, which have devastating effects but are limited to individuals and their families, infectious disease has the terrifying power to disru...

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Fit gurl  by Melissa Alcantara

Fit gurl

Melissa Alcantara

Book

A fitness program with serious results designed by Kim Kardashian West's most celebrated personal trainer, Melissa Alcantara, aka @fitgurlmel. What do you want? To have biceps, a butt, and defined abs? To wear anything? To feel resilient and capable?...

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Living with Parkinson's disease  by Michael S. Okun

Living with Parkinson's disease

Michael S. Okun

Book

An optimistic guide from an expert author and the world authority on Parkinson's disease. Worldwide, there are more than 10 million people living with Parkinson's disease (PD). In the US alone, approximately one million Americans live with PD and app...

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Fix your back  by Giresh Kanji

Fix your back

Giresh Kanji

Book

This book is written to help you understand and manage your low back pain. Most people with lower back pain have recurrences of pain over years and decades. This book explains the investigations available for lower back pain (X-rays & MRI scans), pos...

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How to survive a pandemic  by Michael Greger

How to survive a pandemic

Michael Greger

Book

From tuberculosis to bird flu and HIV to coronavirus, these infectious diseases share a common origin story: human interaction with animals. Otherwise known as zoonotic diseases for their passage from animals to humans, these pathogens - both pre-existing...

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Vegan for life  by Jack Norris

Vegan for life

Jack Norris

Book

Are you considering going vegan, but not sure how to start? Are you already committed to an animal-free diet, but are unclear about how to get proper nutrients? Vegan for Life is your comprehensive, go-to guide for optimal plant-based nutrition. Regi...

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The case for keto  by Gary Taubes

The case for keto

Gary Taubes

Book

While the government and nutritional agencies still spout the failed mantra of calorie reduction, doctors treating diabetes and obesity are experiencing extraordinary results among patients cutting out carbs; a diet which has the essential benefit of...

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Outbreaks and epidemics  by Meera Senthilingam

Outbreaks and epidemics

Meera Senthilingam

Book

In recent years, outbreaks of Ebola and Zika have provided vivid examples of how difficult it is to contain an infection once it strikes, and the panic that a rapidly spreading epidemic can ignite. But while we chase the diseases we are already aware...

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Break free from eczema  by Rachel Zohn

Break free from eczema

Rachel Zohn

Book

Eczema is an intensely itchy, blistering, and inflamed skin condition that affects millions of people every day, yet many struggle to find treatments that actually work for them. The truth is, there is no cure or one-size-fits-all solution for eczema,...

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The athlete's gut  by Patrick B. (Professor of exercise science) Wilson

The athlete's gut

Patrick B. (Professor of exercise science)...

Book

Explains how the gut works, how it affects athletes and exercise, and gives athletes a resource to troubleshoot gastrointestinal problems.

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The complete guide to yoga inversions  by Jen DeCurtins

The complete guide to yoga inversions

Jen DeCurtins

Book

Turn your yoga routine on its head! Designed to take you from a beginner to intermediate to advanced yoga student, this helpful guide shows you how to progress from downward dog to the most intricate of handstand poses. Inversions and arm balances ar...

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The calm and cozy book of sleep  by Beth Wyatt

The calm and cozy book of sleep

Beth Wyatt

Book

In The Calm and Cozy Book of Sleep, sleep coach Beth Wyatt wants to "help women get the sleep they so badly effin need" for a healthy life. Through her personal sleep struggles and her experiences as a sleep coach, Beth discusses a multitude of fasci...

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Awakening fertility  by Heng Ou

Awakening fertility

Heng Ou

Book

The path to motherhood is a deep and transformative process filled with unknowns. Awakening the Mother Within is a loving guide to accompany you along the road to whatever is next for you, whether it be a child or a deeper understanding of what it means...

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What do you think you are?  by Brian Clegg

What do you think you are?

Brian Clegg

Book

Popular science master Brian Clegg's new book is an entertaining tour through the science of what makes you you. From the atomic level, through life and energy to genetics and personality, it explores how the billions of particles which make up you -...

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