Health Booklist

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Health Booklist2016-12-01T09:26:15+00:00

1001 Foods – Terry Durack

This book offers a delicious collection of the best foods the world has to offer. Each food is described in loving detail, including fascinating insights into its historical and cultural significance, and illustrated with stunning, appetizing photographs.

The arbiters of the list are food professionals whose names are known in kitchens and bookstores worldwide. They share their expert opinions on the whole foods, dishes and cuisines that must be experienced at least once in a lifetime.

This book is available from our Chartered library.


100 Edible & Healing Flowers – Margaret Roberts

Margaret Roberts is a well-known proponent of the use of natural products to enhance health and well-being. In 100 edible & healing flowers, she encourages readers to create a garden of flowers that can be used in celebrations, in the kitchen, and also to produce medicines and cosmetics. In this hands-on, practical book, Margaret instructs how and when to plant, grow and harvest flowers, and supplies recipes that harness the medicinal, cosmetic and edible nature of these plants.

This book is available from our Chartered library.


Ageing and Sexuality – Dr Eve

Dr Eve makes the firm point that ‘getting older’ by no means indicates a diminishing lack of interest in sex, but merely that physiological, mental and emotional changes occur that we need to adjust to. Accordingly, she offers both practical and medical advice on how to overcome age-related sexual problems so that older people may enjoy the rich rewards of a healthy and fulfilling sex life.

This book is available from our Chartered library.


The F+A+B Quotient – Celynn Erasmus & Joni Peddie

The aim of the book is to guide its readers in making small lifestyle changes in order to experience resilient energy and to fight fatigue using the FAB Quotient:  Fuel, Activate, Behave.

This book is available from our Chartered library.


Heal Yourself – Anne Jones

Heal Yourself brings Anne Jones’s extraordinary healing techniques into the public arena for the first time. This down-to-earth, straightforward guide gives you the keys to heal your body, mind, emotions and soul. With basic exercises and instructions, and, most importantly, Jones’s unique healing symbols.

This book is available from our Chartered library.


Menopause – Nicole Jaff

Nicole Jaff is an international expert on menopause and she approaches the subject as a guide and support to women going through this time of life. Drawing on extensive research, consultation with numerous medical specialists and her experience as a menopause councellor, she provides all the information women need to manage their health and well being during menopause.

This book is available from our Chartered library.


Widow to Widow – Genevieve Ginsburg

This book provides a compassionate guide to enduring the death of a husband and learning to carry on.This book is available from our Chartered library.

This book is available from our Chartered library.


Prime Time – Jane Fonda

Combining stories from her own life and from the lives of others with new research, Jane Fonda explores how the critical years from 45 and 50, and especially from 60 and beyond, can be the time when you truly become the energetic, loving, fulfilled person you were meant to be. Covering the 11 key ingredients for vital living, Fonda shows you how to enjoy a more insightful, healthy and fully integrated life – one that is profoundly in touch with yourself, your body, mind and spirit, and with your talents, friends and community.

Covering health, fitness, sex, love, social growth, and self-understanding, Prime Time offers a vision for successful living and maturing, so you too can ensure that your forties and beyond are your own prime time.

This book is available from our Chartered library.


Reverse Your Diabetes – David Cavan

Reverse Your Diabetes provides all the information and support you need to take control of type 2 diabetes and, potentially, to reverse it. Based on the latest research and proven results, this clear and effective programme outlines the key steps you need to take to turn around your health: watch what you eat, get more active, monitor your progress and commit to change.

This book is available from our Chartered library.


Eat Right 4 Your Type  Peter Adamo

Answering questions about diseases, herbs, supplements, medication, and food, this guide recommends treatment for hundreds of conditions, citing rigorous studies that detail the frequency and severity of the problem for each blood type. Charts, maps, photos & illustrations.

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The Low GI Diet Cookbook – Patrick Holford & Fiona McDonald Joyce

Based on the latest research, top nutritionist Patrick Holford explained that by eating no more than 40 GLs a day and eating protein with carbohydrate, you can lose weight, control your blood sugar, improve your health and feel truly energised.

This attractively designed cookbook is packed with delicious tried and tested recipes which are both easy-to-follow and simple to prepare. The GLs of each recipe are clearly calculated for you, so it’s easy to stick to your daily limit, especially with over 200 tempting recipes to choose from. With menu-plans and recipes for both weight-loss and maintenance, The Holford ‘Low GL’ Diet Cookbook will enable you to beat cravings and lose weight permanently.

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Healthy Heart for Life – Andrew Cate

Bestselling fitness author Andrew Cate shares his secret for a healthy heart for life. More people than ever in Australia are living with heart disease, and the number is on the rise. But there is good news – heart disease can be managed, prevented and even reversed. Healthy Heart for Life shows you how. Designed by health and fitness expert Andrew Cate, this unique six-week program contains achievable exercise tips, meal suggestions and proven advice to help you boost your health and lower your blood pressure and cholesterol without medication.

This book is available from our Chartered library.

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The 10 Secrets of Healthy Ageing – Patrick Holford

Life expectancy is increasing, but this is only good news if you stay well and can enjoy it. The 10 Secrets of Healthy Ageing draws on the latest research findings, and the health secrets of long-lived people, to outline the diet and lifestyle that will help you stay healthy, look younger and feel great as you age.

It also shares the secrets of staying as fit and as mentally alert as possible, for as long as possible. Comprehensive, fascinating and practical, The 10 Secrets of Healthy Ageing will help you enjoy better health and stay drug-free as you age

This book is available from our Chartered library.

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Mastering the Zone – Barry Sears

Flying in the face of conventional dietary thinking, and after years of comprehensive scientific research, Dr. Sears discovered that “eating fat doesn’t make you fat.” His phenomenally successful first book, The Zone, introduced the world to to groundbreaking health plan that for hundreds of thousands of readers has become the magic key to maintaining a consistent level of physical and mental well-being — a healthful state known as “The Zone.” Now Dr. Sears takes his breakthrough scientific discoveries and stunning success a step further with Mastering the Zone, which not only presents delicious, completely original Zone-favorable recipes that are easy to prepare and taste as good as they are good for you, but also offers a practical guide to fine-tuning your place in the Zone.

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