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Oxford Handbook of Epistemology (USED)

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The Oxford Handbook of Epistemology contains 19 previously unpublished chapters by today's leading figures in the field. These chapters function not only as a survey of key areas, but as original scholarship on a range of vital topics. Written accessibly for advanced undergraduates, graduate students, and professional philosophers, the Handbook explains the main ideas and problems of contemporary epistemology while avoiding overly technical detail.
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P.A.C.E. :The 12-Minute Fitness Revolution (USED)

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PACE is the ONLY doctor-designed program proven to help you reclaim a young, lean and effortlessly energetic body in as little as twelve minutes guaranteed! PACE is a growing revolution. It's already practiced by thousands of people in dozens of countries around the world. PACE overturns years of failed ideas and exercise advice. PACE upends current exercise trends by revealing their flaws and offering a more effective, more natural way of moving our bodies. This book will show you how to replace the flawed and ineffective theories the have been mistakenly accepted without proof with what really works. Join the PACE revolution and your body will soon become naturally strong and resilient. You'll join the cutting-edge group of thousands who now feel energized, motivated, and ready to take on any challenge. And the best news is that joining the PACE revolution takes on average only twelve minutes per day."
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Paleo Diet for Athletes

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A breakthrough nutrition strategy for optimum athletic performance, weight loss and peak health based on the Stone Age diet humans were designed to eat.

Paleo-style diets are all the rage as fitness enthusiasts, including the booming nation of CrossFitters, have adopted high protein, low-processed-food diets to fuel their exercise. It all began with the publication of the book The Paleo Diet by renowned scientist Loren Cordain, Ph.D., who presented a breakthrough plan for weight loss and disease prevention without dieting or exercising. In 2005, Dr. Cordain joined with endurance coach Joe Friel to write The Paleo Diet for Athletes.

Now, the authors offer an updated and revised edition of The Paleo Diet for Athletes specifically targeting runners, triathletes, and other serious amateur athletes. Cordain and Friel show that by using the foods our bodies were designed to eat--protein, fruits and vegetables, healthy fats and even some saturated fats--anyone can achieve total-body fitness and dramatically improve the strength and cardiovascular efficiency. The Paleo Diet for Athletes gives specific guidelines for what to eat before, during and after a workout or competition along with simple, tasty recipes packed with power and wholesome ingredients.

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Parenting Isn't For Cowards (USED)

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Speaking both as a therapist and as a parent-on a landmark study of 35,000 patients-Dobson offers time-proven insights on why some children really are harder to raise than others. With over 1 million copies sold, this classic parenting handbook provides sound guidance and "tough love" principles for raising healthy children.

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Parkinson's Handbook (USED)

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This is a unique and valuable guide designed especially for Parkinsonian patients and their families. Dr. McGoon has all the medical know-how of an eminent physician and, as a patient, he is intimately familiar with the ways in which Parkinsonians suffer. In this inspiring and practical volume, he explains the basics of this mysterious disease, describes his own innovative program to combat its symptoms, and tells Parkinsonians how to maintain that strength of spirit which can be their best defense. The Parkinson's Handbook will be required reading for the one and a half million Americans who suffer from this disease and for the people who care for them."

Pathologic Basis of Disease (USED)

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Presenting the latest edition of this popular, comprehensive and practical text of pathology. Written with great clarity for easy readability, this reference offers detailed discussions of genetic disorders, cellular injury and death, neoplasia, the skeletal system and soft tissue tumors, and much more. Completely revised and updated, this edition is even more user-friendly with the use of text boxes for key topics in each chapter and a new full-color design. Features 1200 excellent 4-color illustrations!

Pathological Basis of Disease (USED)

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Perimenopause: Preparing for the Change, A Guide to the Early Stages of Menopause and Beyond (USED)

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Every Woman's Guide to Taking Charge of the Change
Did you know that the symptoms associated with menopause can begin fifteen years prior to its onset? During this seldom-recognized stage--called perimenopause--many women may experience hot flashes, mood swings, irregular menstrual cycles, sleeping disorders, and what some describe as "PMS all month." It doesn't have to be that way. Authors Nancy Lee Teaff, M.D., and Kim Wright Wiley offer real solutions in a reader-friendly style. Inside you'll learn everything you need to know about this important stage of life, including:
-What perimenopause is, how to diagnose it, and what it means to you
-The effectiveness of different medical treatments and natural alternatives
-How to create a healthy lifestyle through stress management, weight control, exercise, diet, and nutrition
-How perimenopause affects sexuality, fertility, and pregnancy
This book gives you the tools you need to stay healthy and feel good about yourself--before, during, and after the change.

Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics (USED)

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Pilates for Pregnancy

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Exercise is critical to a healthy pregnancy and delivery--but it can be hard to find an exercise regime that it tailored to your changing body and safe for you and baby. Pilates for Pregnancy will keep you fit, toned, and flexible and improve posture and joint strength--which is incredibly important as your baby grows. Offering exercises based on every stage of pregnancy, this special regimen will train and strengthen your muscles, helping to avoid the aches, pains, and complications that typically come with pregnancy and childbirth. Based on the latest medical guidelines, you can be assured that this is the safest, most effective, and most enjoyable exercise method for attaining a healthy and happy pregnancy.

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Plague of Corruption

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"Kent Heckenlively and Judy Mikovits are the new dynamic duo fighting corruption in science." --Ben Garrison, America's #1 political satirist

Dr. Judy Mikovits is a modern-day Rosalind Franklin, a brilliant researcher shaking up the old boys' club of science with her groundbreaking discoveries. And like many women who have trespassed into the world of men, she uncovered decades-old secrets that many would prefer to stay buried.

From her doctoral thesis, which changed the treatment of HIV-AIDS, saving the lives of millions, including basketball great Magic Johnson, to her spectacular discovery of a new family of human retroviruses, and her latest research which points to a new golden age of health, Dr. Mikovits has always been on the leading edge of science.

With the brilliant wit one might expect if Erin Brockovich had a doctorate in molecular biology, Dr. Mikovits has seen the best and worst of science. When she was part of the research community that turned HIV-AIDS from a fatal disease into a manageable one, she saw science at its best. But when her investigations questioned whether the use of animal tissue in medical research were unleashing devastating plagues of chronic diseases, such as autism and chronic fatigue syndrome, she saw science at its worst. If her suspicions are correct, we are looking at a complete realignment of scientific practices, including how we study and treat human disease.

Recounting her nearly four decades in science, including her collaboration of more than thirty-five years with Dr. Frank Ruscetti, one of the founders of the field of human retrovirology, this is a behind the scenes look at the issues and egos which will determine the future health of humanity.

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Playing the Ponies and Other Medical Mysteries Solved (USED)

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With over forty years of experience as a sought after diagnostician, Dr. Stuart Mushlin has cracked his share of medical mysteries, ones in which there are bigger gambles than playing the ponies at the track. Some of his patients show up with puzzling symptoms, calling for savvy medical detective work. Others seem to present cut-and-dry cases, but they turn out to be suffering from rare or serious conditions.

In Playing the Ponies and Other Medical Mysteries Solved, Dr. Mushlin shares some of the most intriguing cases he has encountered, revealing the twists and turns of each patient's diagnosis and treatment process. Along the way, he imparts the secrets to his success as a medical detective--not specialized high-tech equipment, but time-honored techniques like closely observing, touching, and listening to patients. He also candidly describes cases where he got things wrong, providing readers with honest insights into both the joys and dilemmas of his job.

Dr. Mushlin does not just treat diseases; he treats people. And this is not just a book about the ailments he diagnosed; it is also about the scared, uncertain, ailing individuals he helped in the process. Filled with real-life medical stories you'll have to read to believe, Playing the Ponies is both a suspenseful page-turner and a heartfelt reflection on a life spent caring for patients.
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Pocket Massage for Stress Relief (USED)

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Whether the problem is insomnia or a headache, more than 20 stress-relieving techniques will help ease away the tensions of everyday life.
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Pound a Day Diet

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The Pound a Day Diet is an accelerated program designed to help dieters lose up to five pounds every five days-- without frustrating plateaus-- while enjoying all their favorite foods. It rewrites every carb/fat/calorie rule in the book!

This delicious, easy-to-use, plan is specifically formulated as a Mediterranean-style diet that is carb and calorie corrected to turbocharge metabolism and weight loss. Complete with menus for 28 days (four five-day plans and four weekend plans), dieters first follow the five-day plan, switch over to the weekend plan, return to the five-day plan for the second week, and continue with the weekend plan-alternating like this right down to their goal weight.

To help readers, Rocco has created 50 all-new lightning-quick 5 ingredient recipes, as well as ready-made suggestions for those who simply cannot find the time to cook; a primer on healthy and fast cooking techniques; calorie-calibrated menus and shopping lists; and a lifestyle plan for maintaining a lean, healthy body for life.

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Preventing Arthritis (USED)

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Drawing on the latest in arthritis research, the authors of The Miracle of MSM present a holistic approach to the prevention of arthritis that combines diet, nutritional supplements, non-traumatic exercise, yoga, and self-massage techniques. Reprint.
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Prevention's Healling with Motion (USED)

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Motion is nature's medicine. This book shows how to care dozens of common health problems by the simplest of movements. Based on cutting-edge medicine and the back-porch wisdom of doctors across the country, Healing with Motion is a do-it-yourself repair guide to the body. Here are all the right moves to unleash the body's natural healing power against diseases ranging from serious health risks like diabetes and heart disease to mood problems like midlife crisis and birthday blues. A delightful mix of approaches to healing, this book is jammed with practical, you-can-do-it advice.
Prostate Cancer for Dummies (USED)

Prostate Cancer for Dummies (USED)

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Hearing that you have prostate cancer, or even that you may have it, is very scary. But this disease, in many cases, is curable. Even if you have advanced cancer that's spread beyond the prostate, many treatments help extend your life for years. You need good information to help you with the decisions that lie ahead, and this book provides you with this information.

Prostate Cancer For Dummies can help you if

  • You have prostate cancer (or you think that you have it), or someone close to you has it.
  • You want information on treatments for prostate cancer as you form a treatment plan with your doctor.
  • You are curious about alternative therapies for prostate cancer.
  • You want to know what actions you can take over the long-term to continue to fight your prostate cancer.
  • Prostate Cancer For Dummies explains the key issues and problems that are associated with prostate cancer, and assures you that although the initial impact of being diagnosed is devastating, you can take action to extend your life.

    You don't have to read this book from the first page straight on through, although you can. You may want to read the first chapter and then move to the chapters that affect you the most. In Prostate Cancer For Dummies, you'll gain insight into

  • Discovering the key symptoms of prostate cancer
  • Recognizing the risk factors, and who's most likely to have prostate cancer
  • Getting a diagnosis, and what's involved
  • Getting well again, and how you can work with your doctor to come up with a plan to cope with your cancer
  • Changing your lifestyle to decrease your risk of a recurrence
  • Coping with the aftermath, from temporary to permanent side effects
  • Handling work and family, and how to help others understand what you're going through
  • It's extremely hard to hear from your doctor that you or a loved one has prostate cancer. But after you recover from the initial shock of diagnosis, you need to educate yourself, and, with the help of your physician, make a plan for getting the best treatment possible. Prostate Cancer For Dummies will help you achieve these goals and encourage you to maintain your commitment to managing your health.

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    Red Ribbons Are Not Enough; Health Caregivers' Stories About AIDS (USED)

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    Ripped Book (USED)

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    Satisfaction: The Art of Female Orgasm (USED)

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    Cattrall teams up with her husband in this how-to sex book, based on viewer feedback from her TV show, Sex and the City, and designed to help couples focus on achieving the female orgasm.
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    Scientific Validation of Herbal Medicine (USED)

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    Seasonal Affective Disorder (USED)

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    Describes how diminished daylight in winter triggers a debilitating depressive disorder in thousands of Americans each year--and offers simple strategies to alleviate suffering.

    Secret Superfoods: Beyond Salmon and Blueberries; Supplement to Bottom Line Publications (USED)

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    Secrets of St. John's Wort (USED)

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    If you have mild to moderate depression and don't want the unpleasant side-effects or huge price tag of prescription antidepressants, St. John's Wort could be just what you're looking for! Used for thousands of years throughout Europe and Asia, Americans are just finding out about the miraculous healing powers of St. John's Wort, a simple flower extract called Hypericum that has been proven to work as well as -- and sometimes even better than -- prescription antidepressants.

    In "Secrets of St. John's Wort," you'll learn how Hypericum can be used inits various forms to elevate your mood, boost your energy, and improve your overall health.

    Self-Healing Reiki (USED)

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    Sense Relaxation (USED)

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    Sex Sleep Eat Drink Dream: A Day in the Life of Your Body (USED)

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    Acclaimed science writer Ackerman lends her keen eye and lively voice to this marvelous exploration of the human body, and reveals the body as its never been seen--as an amazing, rhythmic creature.

    Sex Tips for Straight Women From a Gay Man (USED)

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    Sexual Ecology Aids and the Destiny of Gay Men (USED)

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    Rotello, an award-winning journalist and long-time AIDS activist, has done in this book something no writer has done before. Weaving together the strands of ecology theory, epidemiology, and sexual politics, he shows how the AIDS epidemic, like other epidemics from influenza and bubonic plague to today's rapidly emerging viruses - result as much from human behaviors as from specific microbes. He argues convincingly that AIDS was probably an old and rare disease syndrome in humans that erupted into an epidemic only when cultural changes - including the gay male sexual revolution of the seventies - created ideal conditions for its evolution and spread. For the first time ever, Rotello describes in detail the surprising scientific consensus about why, precisely, AIDS hit gay men so hard. Rebutting both the left's position that AIDS was merely an accident, and simplistic right-wing theories that blame promiscuity alone, Rotello presents the compelling but troubling verdict embraced by epidemiologists: AIDS was spread by a fusion of factors built right into the fabric of urban gay life after Stonewall. Turning to current research, Rotello explains how and why researchers believe a "second wave" of the epidemic is saturating gay men despite widespread AIDS awareness and condom use. And he provides compelling evidence that if the current lack of ecological awareness continues, our best chance of containing the epidemic with newly available drug therapies could be squandered.

    Shred It (USED)

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    Robert Cheeke's newest book, Shred It! (Gaven Press, 2014), is a comprehensive guide to setting achievable goals, burning fat, and building muscle on a whole-food, plant-based diet. As one of only a few books to combine a completely whole-food, plant-based menu with detailed training programs, Shred It! has been endorsed by 28 of the biggest names in the health and fitness industry, including Dr. T. Colin Campbell, Ph.D., Dr. Caldwell B. Esselstyn, Jr., M.D., Kathy Freston, Rich Roll, Julieanna Hever, and Rip Esselstyn. Shred It! will teach you the most important steps to take to achieve your health and fitness goals. By reading this book, you will once and for all truly understand how to: Set achievable goals that lead to real results Discover the most effective ways to burn fat Build muscle efficiently on a whole-food, plant-based diet Identify what could be holding you back from reaching your fitness potential Exercise nearly anywhere, anytime, managing time effectively You will also: Learn from dozens of experts and fitness professionals Read awe-inspiring fitness and health transformations Discover 75 delicious plant-based athlete recipes and meal plans Master dozens of workouts with step-by-step instructions and photos Find an exercise and nutrition plan that will really work for you Following Robert's bestselling book, Vegan Bodybuilding & Fitness (Book Publishing Company, 2010), his new book takes a fresh and modern approach to health and fitness by incorporating the disease-fighting, athletic performance-enhancing, and popular WFPB (whole-food, plant-based) diet to achieve desired results. A perfect book for those embarking on health and fitness-related New Year's Resolutions, or those looking to improve their athletic performance, this 344-page guide highlights more than 35 successful plant-based athletes, contains hundreds of photos, including dozens of images of recipes and exercises, and is a powerfully motivating compilation of the most helpful and useful guidelines to follow to achieve your personal goals. Thousands of readers have followed their passions in health and fitness as a result of being inspired from reading Shred It!. You can too!"

    Silent Passage (USED)

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    The author of the bestselling Passages returns to the intimate investigation of private lives--this time exploring the harrowing passage into menopause. She questions why the medical establishment is still so poorly informed about this biological inevitability and reveals what women say about the shocking politics of menopause.
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    Smart Exercise; Burning Fat, Getting Fit (USED)

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    Best-selling author Covert Bailey, the popular star of the PBS television series Covert Bailey's Fit or Fat, has already won many converts in his crusade to revolutionize America's thinking about health and fitness. Now comes his first new book in years, and it's easily his best yet. Smart Exercise is a feast of useful information and practical advice. Here is a comprehensive guide to exercise and training, an irreverent debunking of weight-loss myths, a lucid explanation of how our bodies stay fit or go fat. Most important, Smart Exercise reveals the secret to good health: fit muscles rule the body. Using his remarkable ability to teach and make you laugh at the same time, Covert vividly explains how muscles really function, describes the multiple benefits of a good workout, and shows why muscle efficiency is the key to lowering body fat and getting fit. Covert's famous sense of humor guarantees that you'll be entertained as you read these pages. But the real genius of this book is that it can motivate just about anyone to choose fitness over fatness. For Covert's millions of fans, and for everyone seriously interested in good health, Smart Exercise is essential reading.
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    Sociopath Next Door (USED)

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    Who is the devil you know?

    Is it your lying, cheating ex-husband?
    Your sadistic high school gym teacher?
    Your boss who loves to humiliate people in meetings?
    The colleague who stole your idea and passed it off as her own?

    In the pages of The Sociopath Next Door, you will realize that your ex was not just misunderstood. He's a sociopath. And your boss, teacher, and colleague? They may be sociopaths too.

    We are accustomed to think of sociopaths as violent criminals, but in The Sociopath Next Door, Harvard psychologist Martha Stout reveals that a shocking 4 percent of ordinary people--one in twenty-five--has an often undetected mental disorder, the chief symptom of which is that that person possesses no conscience. He or she has no ability whatsoever to feel shame, guilt, or remorse. One in twenty-five everyday Americans, therefore, is secretly a sociopath. They could be your colleague, your neighbor, even family. And they can do literally anything at all and feel absolutely no guilt.

    How do we recognize the remorseless? One of their chief characteristics is a kind of glow or charisma that makes sociopaths more charming or interesting than the other people around them. They're more spontaneous, more intense, more complex, or even sexier than everyone else, making them tricky to identify and leaving us easily seduced. Fundamentally, sociopaths are different because they cannot love. Sociopaths learn early on to show sham emotion, but underneath they are indifferent to others' suffering. They live to dominate and thrill to win.

    The fact is, we all almost certainly know at least one or more sociopaths already. Part of the urgency in reading The Sociopath Next Door is the moment when we suddenly recognize that someone we know--someone we worked for, or were involved with, or voted for--is a sociopath. But what do we do with that knowledge? To arm us against the sociopath, Dr. Stout teaches us to question authority, suspect flattery, and beware the pity play. Above all, she writes, when a sociopath is beckoning, do not join the game.

    It is the ruthless versus the rest of us, and The Sociopath Next Door will show you how to recognize and defeat the devil you know.

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    Solving Back Problems (USED)

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    Handy, durable guides offering comprehensive advice for staying healthy. Written with the help of medical experts, each volume addresses a specific topic. Comb binding allows volume to lay flat while in use.
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    Somatics; Reawakening the Mind's Control of Movement, Flexibility and Health (USED)

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    Building on the foundation laid by Moshe Feldenkrais, Thomas Hanna's groundbreaking work completely redefines the body's potential for withstanding decline. His gentle program for the mind and body proves once and for all that so many problems we accept as inevitable over time--chronic stiffness, bad back, chronic pain, fatigue, and, at times, even high blood pressure--need never occur if we maintain conscious control of nerve and muscle, replacing Sensory-Motor Amnesia with Sensory-Motor Awareness. The good news of Somatic Exercise is that most people simply do not have to become captives of age or injury. Once learned, this lifelong program can help almost anyone maintain the pleasures of a supple, healthy body indefinitely, with only a five-minute routine once a day.

    Sound Medicine (USED)

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    South beach Diet (USED)

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    You Don't Have to Give Up Fat or Carbs-- You Just Need to Choose the Right Ones!

    All fats and carbohydrates aren't created equal. The good kinds nourish your body as they help you lose weight. The bad kinds--found in sugary, fatty foods like doughnuts, snack foods, and fast-food meals--damage your body's ability to burn off what you eat. Worse, eating them actually triggers cravings and makes you even hungrier!

    On the South Beach Diet, by best-selling author and Miami Beach cardiologist Arthur Agatston, M.D., you eat plenty of good carbs and good fats--delicious, healthy foods that crush cravings, curb overeating, and leave you satisfied rather than starving. And now, with The South Beach Diet Good Fats/Good Carbs Guide, you have all the information you'll need to make the right meal choices--anytime, anywhere.

    This Guide Does All the Work--More Than 1,200 Food Listings at Your Fingertips
    You'll know at a glance if a food is compatible with the South Beach Diet--each entry lists its carbohydrate, sugar, and fat grams, plus all the foods are ranked "Good," "Limited," "Very Limited," or "Avoid," according to the nutritional principles Dr. Agatston explains in his introduction. Packed with essential information, food lists, shopping tips, meal makeovers, a Dining-Out Guide to stay on track at your favorite restaurants, and more, The South Beach Diet Good Fats/Good Carbs Guide is your key to lifelong health and weight loss.

    South Beach Diet (USED)

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    South Beach Diet (USED)

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    For years, cardiologist Arthur Agatston, M.D., urged his patients to lose weight for the sake of their hearts, but every diet was too hard to follow or its restrictions were too harsh. Some were downright dangerous. Nobody seemed to be able to stick with low-fat regimens for any length of time. And a diet is useless if you can't stick with it.

    So Dr. Agatston developed his own. The South Beach Diet isn't complicated, and it doesn't require that you go hungry. You'll enjoy normal-size helpings of meat, poultry, and fish. You'll also eat eggs, cheese, nuts, and vegetables. Snacks are required. You'll learn to avoid the bad carbs, like white flour, white sugar, and baked potatoes. Best of all, as you lose weight, you'll lose that stubborn belly fat first!

    Dr. Agatston's diet has produced consistently dramatic results (8 to 13 pounds lost in the first 2 weeks!) and has become a media sensation in South Florida. Now, you, too, can join the ranks of the fit and fabulous with The South Beach Diet.

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    South Beach Diet (USED)

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    No hunger pains. No cravings. No starving yourself! With the revolutionary South Beach Diet, you can shed up to 13 pounds in just 14 days- with belly fat coming off first - and still eat the way you like to eat. Created by Dr. Arthur Agatston, a renowned South Florida cardiologist, this safe, scientifically studied weight-loss plan lets you get slimmer - and stay that way for a lifetime - even if you never could before. The proof? Tens of thousands of people who lost 20, 30, 40 pounds on The South Beach Diet and kept it off year after year. It worked for them; it can work for you!
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    South Beach Diet Supercharged (USED)

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    Five years ago, with the publication of The South Beach Diet, renowned Miami cardiologist Dr. Arthur Agatston set out to change the way America eats. Now he has an even more ambitious goal: to change the way America lives by helping Americans become fitter as well as thinner and healthier . . . for life.

    In the all-new The South Beach Diet Supercharged, Dr. Agatston shows you how to rev up your metabolism and lose weight faster while following the proven healthy eating principles of the original diet: choose good carbs, good fats, lean protein, and low-fat dairy. Collaborating with Dr. Joseph Signorile, a professor of exercise physiology at the University of Miami, Dr. Agatston presents a cutting-edge, three-phase workout that perfectly complements the three phases of the diet itself. Based on the latest exercise science, this ease-into-it fitness program combines low- and high-intensity interval exercise (with a focus on walking) and functional core body-toning exercises. The result: You'll look fitter and you'll burn more fat and calories all day--even at rest.

    Also included is the latest nutritional research on how specific foods high in vitamins, minerals, fiber, and a host of phytonutrients help keep you healthy; new and expanded lists of Foods to Enjoy; taste-tempting Meal Plans for phases 1 and 2; and dozens of easy-to-prepare new recipes, including Eggs Frijoles, Chock-Full-of-Veggies Chili, Roasted Tomato Soup, Homestyle Turkey Meatloaf, and South Beach Diet Tiramisu. In every chapter you'll find inspiring success stories from real-life South Beach dieters and plenty of effective weight loss tips. And as an added bonus, Dr. Agatston answers the questions you've most often asked him about the diet since the original book was published.

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    Spark (USED)

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    A groundbreaking and fascinating investigation into the transformative effects of exercise on the brain, from the bestselling author and renowned psychiatrist John J. Ratey, MD.

    Did you know you can beat stress, lift your mood, fight memory loss, sharpen your intellect, and function better than ever simply by elevating your heart rate and breaking a sweat? The evidence is incontrovertible: Aerobic exercise physically remodels our brains for peak performance.

    In SPARK, John J. Ratey, M.D., embarks upon a fascinating and entertaining journey through the mind-body connection, presenting startling research to prove that exercise is truly our best defense against everything from depression to ADD to addiction to aggression to menopause to Alzheimer's. Filled with amazing case studies (such as the revolutionary fitness program in Naperville, Illinois, which has put this school district of 19,000 kids first in the world of science test scores), SPARK is the first book to explore comprehensively the connection between exercise and the brain. It will change forever the way you think about your morning run---or, for that matter, simply the way you think

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    Spontaneous Healing (USED)

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    " Memorable...Dr. Weil makes his case carefully and clearly."
    --The "New York Times Book Review"
    #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
    " This book is destined to become a classic."
    --Joan Borysenko, author of Minding the Body, Mending the Mind
    Drawing on fascinating case histories from his own practice as well as medical techniques he has observed in his travels around the world, Dr. Weil shows how the mechanisms of self-diagnosis and self-regeneration have worked to resolve life-threatening diseases, severe trauma, and chronic pain. But spontaneous healing is also the essential element in the maintenance of our basic daily health. The book outlines an eight-week program that each of us can use to alter our diet, avoid environmental toxins, and reduce stress in order to enhance our innate healing powers.
    The best medicine does not merely combat germs or suppress symptoms, but rather works hand in hand with the body's natural defenses to manage illness. Building on this fundamental truth and tapping into the intricate interaction of mind and body, Dr. Weil arrives at a major new synthesis of conventional and alternative medical treatments. At once practical and inspirational, Spontaneous Healing gives each one of us the power and the wisdom to draw on the sources of health we hold within.

    Standard First Aid & Personal Safety (USED)

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    State of Affairs

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    Iconic couples' therapist and bestselling author of Mating in Captivity Esther Perel returns with a provocative look at relationships through the lens of infidelity.

    An affair: it can rob a couple of their relationship, their happiness, their very identity. And yet, this extremely common human experience is so poorly understood. What are we to make of this time-honored taboo--universally forbidden yet universally practiced? Why do people cheat--even those in happy marriages? Why does an affair hurt so much? When we say infidelity, what exactly do we mean? Do our romantic expectations of marriage set us up for betrayal? Is there such a thing as an affair-proof marriage? Is it possible to love more than one person at once? Can an affair ever help a marriage? Perel weaves real-life case stories with incisive psychological and cultural analysis in this fast-paced and compelling book.

    For the past ten years, Perel has traveled the globe and worked with hundreds of couples who have grappled with infidelity. Betrayal hurts, she writes, but it can be healed. An affair can even be the doorway to a new marriage--with the same person. With the right approach, couples can grow and learn from these tumultuous experiences, together or apart.

    Affairs, she argues, have a lot to teach us about modern relationships--what we expect, what we think we want, and what we feel entitled to. They offer a unique window into our personal and cultural attitudes about love, lust, and commitment. Through examining illicit love from multiple angles, Perel invites readers into an honest, enlightened, and entertaining exploration of modern marriage in its many variations.

    Fiercely intelligent, The State of Affairs provides a daring framework for understanding the intricacies of love and desire. As Perel observes, "Love is messy; infidelity more so. But it is also a window, like no other, into the crevices of the human heart."

    Stories the Feet Can Tell Through Reflexology (USED)

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    Strong: Nine Workout Programs For Women to Burn Fat, Boost Metabolism, and Build Strength For Life

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    A groundbreaking strength and conditioning plan for women, from the authors of The New Rules of Lifting for Women.

    Forget the elliptical machine and the candy-colored Barbie weights. Female athletes are hungry for real fitness. They want to be Strong.

    By now, it's common knowledge that women can and should train the way men do. Today's women want to be strong, with lean and athletic physiques. Fitness author Lou Schuler and renowned strength coach Alwyn Cosgrove present a comprehensive strength and conditioning plan to help women burn fat and build muscle by getting them off the machines and revolutionizing how they work out. Offering direct guidance and proven tools to help readers enhance their strength and get truly fit, Strong provides:

    - A three-phase training program, including nine unique total-body workouts
    - More than 100 exercises, with detailed instructions and step-by-step photographs
    - Simple nutrition guidelines to cut through the barrage of trendy diets in magazines
    - Inspiring success stories from women who have used this training program

    Schuler and Cosgrove's The New Rules of Lifting for Women has empowered tens of thousands of women inside and outside the weight room. Filled with the latest research distilled in Lou and Alwyn's signature direct style, Strong will help women remake their physiques and reimagine their lives.

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    Subtle Body: The Story of Yoga in America (USED)

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    In The Subtle Body, Stefanie Syman tells the surprising story of yoga's transformation from a centuries-old spiritual discipline to a multibillion-dollar American industry.
    Yoga's history in America is longer and richer than even its most devoted practitioners realize. It was present in Emerson's New England, and by the turn of the twentieth century it was fashionable among the leisure class. And yet when Americans first learned about yoga, what they learned was that it was a dangerous, alien practice that would corrupt body and soul.
    A century later, you can find yoga in gyms, malls, and even hospitals, and the arrival of a yoga studio in a neighborhood is a signal of cosmopolitanism. How did it happen? It did so, Stefanie Syman explains, through a succession of charismatic yoga teachers, who risked charges of charlatanism as they promoted yoga in America, and through generations of yoga students, who were deemed unbalanced or even insane for their efforts. The Subtle Body tells the stories of these people, including Henry David Thoreau, Pierre A. Bernard, Margaret Woodrow Wilson, Christopher Isherwood, Sally Kempton, and Indra Devi.
    From New England, the book moves to New York City and its new suburbs between the wars, to colonial India, to postwar Los Angeles, to Haight-Ashbury in its heyday, and back to New York City post-9/11. In vivid chapters, it takes in celebrities from Gloria Swanson and George Harrison to Christy Turlington and Madonna. And it offers a fresh view of American society, showing how a seemingly arcane and foreign practice is as deeply rooted here as baseball or ballet.
    This epic account of yoga's rise is absorbing and often inspiring--a major contribution to our understanding of our society.

    Superimmunity for Kids (USED)

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    Using optimum nutrition and selected supplements, this program draws on findings at the cutting edge of science to customize advice by age for infants, toddlers, school age kids, and teenagers. Explodes many popular myths about what is considered nutritious food for kids.
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    Superskin; Natural Ways to Super Healthy Skin (USED)

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    This guide reveals the way to sensational skin using nutrition, detoxing and other healthy regimes. Our skin mirrors our health - imbalances caused by stress, diet or illness will usually show in the skin. Superskin shows how to use nutrition, detoxing routines, skin cleansing routines, exercise, sleep and relaxation to their best effect to improve both the appearance and the actual condition of your skin. Marsden also reveals the environmental factors that affect our body's natural protection and shows how to combat damage from sunshine; defend against pollution and the elements; choose the right supplements and foods; and make the most of beauty treatments and deep cleansing. There is advice for every skin type with special attention to common skin problems including acne, eczema, and psoriasis.