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A woman's guide to healthy aging : seven proven ways to keep you vibrant, happy, & strong / Brown, Vivien

Aging
Longevity -- Nutritional aspects
Older women -- Health and hygiene
Well-being -- Age factors
Women -- Health and hygiene


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CBD : a patient's guide to health with medicinal cannabis / Birnbaum, Juliana

Cannabis -- Therapeutic use.
Marijuana -- Therapeutic use


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Fertility foods cookbook : 100+ recipes to nourish your body / Shaw, Elizabeth

Conception
Cookbooks.
Fertility, Human -- Nutritional aspects
Infertility, Female -- Diet therapy -- Recipes.
Infertility, Female -- Nutritional aspects.
Ovulation.

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Healthy healing : a guide to working out grief using the power of exercise and endorphins / Steinke-Baumgard, Michelle

"Instead of helping in the aftermath of loss, many of the books and strategies meant to guide us through grief only add to the sadness. No one understands the need for a new approach more than Michelle Steinke-Baumgard, who lost her husband in a tragic plane accident and became a widow overnight. In the darkest moment of her life, the mother of two young children found solace and hope in the unlikeliest of places: exercise. She recorded her journey in her blog, One Fit Widow, and soon had a huge community of devoted followers. Now, Michelle offers her revolutionary solution to grief to everyone struggling with their own loss. Healthy Healing addresses the physical, mental, and emotional effects of grief in a way that no other book in the category has everdone, offering a 12-week plan that empowers you to work through loss by using the power of exercise and endorphins, and rediscovering happiness by strengthening body, mind and spirit through fitness. And the benefits don't end there: Exercise helps with poor sleep--a common side effect of trauma--and proper nutrition boosts immunity and fuels you through a busy, stressful time. Michelle dispels common myths about grief and replaces them with relatable advice and actionable inspiration, including: Starting with baby steps such as taking a walk or being in nature; learning to be comfortable with alone time and rediscovering your strength; pairing your exact circumstances with the right form of exercise, whether it's gentle yoga to release trapped sadness or intense kickboxing to work through anger; embracing community and surrounding yourself with support. This book is an exercise plan, nutrition guide, and, most importantly, a compassionate companion during the most difficult time in your life. With Healthy Healing, you'll learn how to channel your pain into something productive--and use tragedy as a catalyst for inspired change"--

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How we eat with our eyes and think with our stomach : the hidden influences that shape your eating habits / Wansink, Brian

Food habits -- Health aspects.
Nutrition -- Psychological aspects
Human behavior -- Nutritional aspects.


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Slow medicine : the way to healing / Sweet, Victoria

"A radical new understanding of how medicine is best practiced, from the award-winning author of God's Hotel. Over the years that Victoria Sweet has been a physician, "healthcare" has replaced medicine, "providers" look at their laptops more than at their patients, and costs keep soaring, all in the ruthless pursuit of efficiency. Yet the remedy that economists and policy makers continue to miss is also miraculously simple. Good medicine takes more than amazing technology; it takes time--time to respond to bodies as well as data, time to arrive at the right diagnosis and the right treatment. Sweet knows this because she has learned and lived it over the course of her career. Here she relates unforgettable stories of the teachers, doctors, nurses, and patients through whom she discovered the practice of Slow Medicine, in which she has been a pioneer. Medicine, she makes us see, is a craft and an art as well as a science. It is relational, personal, even spiritual. To do it well requires a hard-won wisdom that no algorithm can replace--that brings together "fast" and "slow" in a truly effective, efficient, sustainable, and humane way of healing"--

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The 7 principles of stress : extend life, stay fit, and ward off fat--what you didn't know about how stress can reboot your mind, energy, and sex life / Hofmekler, Ori
Seven principles of stress
"Ori Hofmekler, acclaimed author of The Warrior Diet and one of the first proponents of intermittent fasting, challenges conventional wisdom about diet, fitness, and anti-aging with a new approach to health that uses stress to live longer, stay fit, and ward off fat. Supported by cutting-edge research, this book redefines the term "nutrition" as it reveals the stress-mimicking nutrients that yield the same benefits as fasting and exercising. At the core of the book is the biology of stress and the way it affects key aspects of life from feeding and sexual behavior to mental and physical performance. Hofmekler demonstrates that that there is a thin line between beneficial stress and harmful stress, and shows how to put knowledge of the difference into powerful practice. His book is a call to action--a manifesto of living life to its utmost evolutionary potential, under stress, as nature intended"--