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This LibGuide contains information about health as it pertains to the body and mind as well as alternative ways to be well
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An Alternative Approach to Wellness

  • All Things Healing
    A comprehensive website that provides information on holistic nutrition, alternative practices, forums and more.
  • What Are Healing Practices
    Alternative medicine, complementary therapies, natural healthcare, integrative medicine--these are a few of the terms used nowadays to describe a wide array of healing practices that fall outside purely pharmaceutical or surgical treatments.
 

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The New Health Rules - Frank Lipman; Danielle Claro
ISBN: 9781579655730
Publication Date: 2015-01-06
Frank Lipman, M.D., is "at the vanguard of a revolutionary way to deliver medical care" (O, The Oprah Magazine). A leading expert in the field of functional medicine, Dr. Lipman focuses on the root causes of illness and guides his patients to the deepest, most lasting sources of wellness. In this book, he and coauthor Danielle Claro make life-changing health advice available to all. Their book offers the cutting-edge secrets to optimal health in a stylish, lushly illustrated format--a spoonful of beauty to help the wellness tips go down. The New Health Rules wades through the often contradictory information that bombards us daily and delivers more than 100 actionable tips that will improve every aspect of our health--body, mind, and soul. Readers will learn simple rules for getting a good night's sleep, why a daily dose of sunlight is crucial, and which toxic cosmetics and kitchen products should be tossed. Here Lipman and Claro teach us which foods help prevent Alzheimer's, why sugar is so destructive, and how to bring "good bacteria" into the digestive system--providing an arsenal of easy-to-process tips and guidelines to make us stronger, healthier, and happier.

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Quantum Wellness - Kathy Freston; Mehmet C. Oz (Foreword by)
ISBN: 9781602860186
Publication Date: 2008-05-20
From former model Kathy Freston, Quantum Wellness is a guide to helping readers gain a healthier well-being--physically, mentally, and spiritually. Freston discusses what she believes is the true definition of wellness in all aspects of life and believes that through incremental daily changes one can achieve overall health. Focusing on the four R's--regular (daily obligations), rejuvenate, reach, and relate (to others)--Freston provides a daily guide to live by that has a greater significance than just personal growth. She believes that through personal changes and a conscious decision to live a healthier lifestyle, we can all inspire greater changes in the world-a rippling effect. Freston guides readers through such methods as cleansing, meditation, and yoga, and is also a proponent of vegetarian eating.

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Women's Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine - Tori Hudson; Christiane Northrup (Foreword by)
ISBN: 9780071464734
Publication Date: 2007-10-11
Use the power of nature to heal your body and enjoy a lifetime of good health In Women's Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine, naturopathic physician Tori Hudson shows you how to safely and effectively combine conventional and natural medicine to maintain health and address specific medical conditions. Her groundbreaking work offers sound information on complementary therapies such as bio-identical hormones, vitamin supplementation, herbs, diet, and exercise and helps you make informed choices about your health. Learn how to: Treat a whole range of female health issues, from contraception to menopause, heart conditions to infections Safely integrate alternative therapies with traditional medicine Determine when you should seek a practitioner's help And much more Compassionate and authoritative, Women's Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine demonstrates that an informed, integrative approach to staying well is often the best medicine. "This is a book that should be in every woman's health library and every alternative practitioner's library. It is a resource for the new breed of conventional practitioners who are open to a more integrative health-care system." --Christiane Northrup, M.D., author of Women's Bodies, Women's Wisdom

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Natural Health, Natural Medicine - Andrew Weil
ISBN: 9780618479030
Publication Date: 2004-12-09
The best-selling books of Andrew Weil, "the guru of alternative medicine," (San Francisco Examiner) offer a comprehensive blend of traditional and alternative methods that help to achieve better health in the modern world.   Natural Health, Natural Medicine is a comprehensive resource for everything you need to know to maintain optimum health and treat common ailments. This landmark book incorporates Dr. Weil’s theories of preventive health maintenance and alternative healing into one extremely useful and readable reference, featuring general diet and nutrition information as well as simple recipes, answers to readers’ most pressing questions, a catalogue of home remedies, invaluable resources, and hundreds of practical tips. Thisedition includes up-to-the-minute scientific findings and has been expanded to provide trustworthy advice about low-carb diets, hormone replacement therapy, Alzheimer’s, attention deficit disorder, reflux disease, autism, type 2 diabetes, erectile dysfunction, the flu, and much more.

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The Food-Mood Connection - Gary Null; Amy McDonald (Contribution by)
ISBN: 9781583227886
Publication Date: 2008-04-01
The effects of nutrition on mental health are increasingly recognized and accepted. Bestselling health and nutrition expert Gary Null returns with a revised and updated version of his legendary FOOD-MOOD-BODY CONNECTION, drawing from up-to-the-minute research and a wealth of patient testimonials to reveal how alternative, nutrition based approaches can effectively treat mental disorders, chronic conditions and a variety of commonly misdiagnosed organic complaints. With participation from more than 65 alternative practitioners.

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