Health Matters!

Collection by Berkshire Athenaeum


Books about Your Health

Berkshire Athenaeum
An update to the time-tested diet program reflects changes in medical guidelines and popular tastes, highlights the benefits of whole foods, and includes a section on vegan and vegetarian choices and four weeks of menus.

The DASH diet Mediterranean solution : the best eating plan to control your weight and improve your health for life

Take control of managing diabetes with a one-stop cookbook of 400-plus creative diabetes-friendly recipes. Meticulously tested recipes deliver exceptional flavor and maximum nutrition and provide a healthy way to cook and eat that truly benefits everyone but especially those battling diabetes. Complete nutritional information is provided with every recipe for easy reference.

The complete diabetes cookbook : the healthy way to eat the foods you love

Drawing from her life experiences as a lifestyle guru, the author presents a guide to becoming a joyous, confident woman by breaking the cycle of negativity and burnout and pursuing a life of exuberance. With unflinching faith-- and rock-hard tenacity-- Hollis shows readers how to give yourself grace without giving up.Image of item

Girl, wash your face : stop believing the lies about who you are so you can become who you were meant to be

Describes a unique wellness program based on four foundations for health: clearing the mind, strengthening the body, nurturing the spirit, and finding one's tribe.

Unmedicated : the four pillars of natural wellness

Quizzes and excercises personalize a guide to overcoming self-defeating behaviors through the use of clinical and cognitive-behavioral concepts.

The healthy mind toolkit : simple strategies to get out of your own way and enjoy your life

A New York Times best-selling author who has struggled for decades with multiple sclerosis and survived two bouts of colon cancer describes his experience in a stem cell protocol trial and discusses what it means for the future of illnesses.

Chasing hope : a patient's deep dive into stem cells, faith, and the future

Shares comprehensive, whole-body approaches to treating acute and chronic Lyme disease, outlining a five-step plan that involves prevention, early detection, bolstering the immune system, strategic uses of medication, and overall lifestyle-quality improvement.

The Lyme solution : a 5-part plan to fight the inflammatory auto-immune response and beat Lyme disease

Offers a guide to shopping for, budgeting for, and cooking for twelve weeks of diabetes-friendly dinners, intended to make the process easy and stress-free, with detailed weekly shopping lists, recipes, and cooking tips

The 12-week diabetes cookbook : your super simple plan for organizing, budgeting, and cooking amazing dinners

Featuring comprehensive overviews of more than 80 essential oils, such as ylang-ylang, cedarwood and cinnamon, this introductory guide provides detailed information on blending, storing and applying these oils for home and beauty uses as well as for relieving common ailments.

Essential oils : all-natural remedies and recipes for your mind, body, and home

A chef, consulting dietitian for the Philadelphia Phillies and the owner of the catering/consulting company Healthy Bites introduces 75 nutrient-rich, disease-fighting ingredients that every cook should have and presents more than 100 simple yet inventive recipes that prove healthy meals can be both flavorful and nourishing.

Whole cooking & nutrition : an everyday superfoods approach to planning, cooking, and eating with diabetes

The world champion skier and Olympic gold medalist outlines a fitness program tailored for women of all shapes and sizes and includes advice on nutrition and how to work out.

Strong is the new beautiful : embrace your natural beauty, eat clean, and harness your power

As little as a few decades ago, folk remedies were a part of everyday life. More often than not, our grandparents would go to their garden or kitchen pantry before they went to a doctor to treat everyday health complaints. Today, scientific studies are proving what Grandma knew all along—natural remedies are oftentimes just as effective as modern cures, have fewer side-effects, and cost just pennies. Moreover, natural remedies have stood the test of time.

The country almanac of home remedies : time-tested & almost forgotten wisdom for treating hundreds of common ailments, aches, & pains quickly and naturally