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Before I forget : love, hope, help, and acceptance in our fight against Alzheimer's / Shnayerson Michael

"Working with Vanity Fair contributing editor Michael Shnayerson, B. and her husband, Dan, share B.'s unfolding story on dealing with early-onset Alzheimer's. Crafted in short chapters that interweave their narrative with practical and helpful advice, readers learn in small bites about dealing with Alzheimer's disease's day-to-day challenges, the family tensions, and ways of coping, as well as gain tips on diet and exercise from a lifestyle maven using her decades of expertise in a new and unexpected way"--Provided by publisher.

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Death by food pyramid / Minger Denise 04(1987)99

Argues against the implementation of the USDA food guide pyramid and the study that inspired it.

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Dirt is good : the advantage of germs for your child's developing immune system / Blakeslee Sandra

"From two of the world's top scientists and one of the world's top science writers (all parents), Dirt is good is a Q&A-based guide to everything you need to know about kids & germs. "Is it OK for my child to eat dirt?" That's just one of the many questions authors Jack Gilbert and Rob Knight are bombarded with every week from parents all over the world. They've heard everything from "My two-year-old gets constant ear infections. Should I give her antibiotics? Or probiotics?" to "I heard that my son's asthma was caused by a lack of microbial exposure. Is this true, and if so what can I do about it now?" Google these questions, and you'll be overwhelmed with answers. The internet is rife with speculation and misinformation about the risks and benefits of what most parents think of as simply germs, but which scientists now call the microbiome : the combined activity of all the tiny organisms inside our bodies and the surrounding environment that have an enormous impact on our health and well-being. Who better to turn to for answers than Drs. Gilbert and Knight, two of the top scientists leading the investigation into the microbiome -- an investigation that is producing fascinating discoveries and bringing answers to parents who want to do the best for their young children. Dirt is good is a comprehensive, authoritative, accessible guide you've been searching for"--

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Dynamic aging : simple exercises for whole-body mobility / Bowman Katy

Equilibrium (Physiology)
Exercise therapy for older people
Human locomotion
Movement education
Older people -- Orientation and mobility.


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Heart : the inside story of our body's most heroic organ / Shaw David

"The heart: we all have one, pumping away reliably in our chest, never stopping till the day we die. But few of us think much about this heroic organ until things start to go wrong. In this lively and informative exploration of all aspects of the heart, Johannes Hinrich von Borstel offers a perfect mix of medical fact and amusing anecdote. A med student and prospective cardiologist, von Borstel relates his own experiences to provide a personal insight into the human side of heart medicine, while clearly explaining the science behind cardiac disease and healthcare for the heart. His many tips on how to give your ticker the best chance of enduring for as long as possible include one that will certainly be close to many people's hearts: have more sex! Oh, and eat more vegetables."--


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Improve your digestion : how to make your gut work for you and not against you / Holford Patrick

An updated, expanded and fully revised edition of the popular book first published in 1999. The gut is a hot topic and this new edition of Improve Your Digestion reflects the great many changes in our understanding of the gut and the latest scientific findings on how to improve its functioning.