June 2015 Health Notes Archives

A transformative family lifestyle guide on the power of plant-based eating—with 120 recipes—from world-renowned vegan ultra-distance athlete Rich Roll and his chef wife Julie Piatt

Kinshasha talked with renowned vegan ultra-distance athlete and high-profile wellness advocate Rich Roll and his chef wife Julie Piatt, The Plantpower Way shares the joy and vibrant health they and their whole family have experienced living a plant-based lifestyle. This conversation is bursting with inspiration, practical guidance, and invitation into the beautiful healthy life their family has created.

Treating Chronic Pain Without Opiates – A Day Without Pain*
With increasing abuse of prescription drugs affecting every facet of society, Dr.Mel Pohl talks with Kinshasha about treating chronic pain without the use of opiates and/or other prescription painkillers. Focus is on a holistic approach to living with chronic pain.

Get the facts on: bone health basics; risk factors for bone loss and fractures; bone density “DXA” scans; exercise and nutrition; vitamin D; prescription medicines; controversial “hot topics”; complementary and alternative approaches; and common health problems and medicines affecting your bones.

Designed to be practical and user-friendly, each chapter ends with a bottom-line summary, “The Bare Bones,” allowing you to easily reference issues of interest. This book is a clear, accurate, and up-to-date guide to improving bone health and contributing to a healthier life

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The Women’s Health Big Book of Yoga: The Essential Guide to Complete Mind/Body Fitness
From Women’s Health contributor and yoga expert Kathryn Budig—the essential, authoritative guide to yoga, for beginners and beyond.

Approximately 16 millions Americans now practice yoga on a regular basis. Devotees can’t rave enough about this ancient art of meditation, breathing, and physical postures that calms the mind and slims the body.

Unlike fitness fads, yoga is worth the hype. The postures stretch and tone lean muscle mass and sculpt a strong and slender physique—burning up to 400 calories in a 90-minute session. But yoga does something even better. It’s proven to reduce the biggest cause of weight gain—stress—which 43% of Americans say makes them overeat.

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Buddha’s Brain – Rick Hanson
Jesus, Moses, the Buddha, and other great teachers were all born with a brain built essentially like anyone else’s. Then they used their minds to change their brains in ways that changed history.
With the new breakthroughs in neuroscience, combined wth insights from thousands of years of contemplative practice, you, too, can shape your own brain fr greater happiness, love and wisdom. Written with neurologist Richard Mendius, MD, and with a Forward by Daniel Sigel and a Preface by Jack Kornfield, PhD, Buddha’s Brain: The Practical Neuroscience of Hapiness, Love and Wisdom joins modern science with ancient teachings to show you how to have greater emotional balance in turbulent times, as well as healthier relationships, more effective actions, and greater peace of mind.

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