Category Archives: Health | Body | Nutrition

Book Review: Beanalicious Living by Elizabeth Borelli

First Place: General Non-Fiction “Beanalicious Living: A Healthy eating Guide & Cookbook” by Elizabeth Borelli is a book not only with useful information about eating healthy, but, cooking on a budget with wholesome ingredients. From the very first page I was immersed in a mixture of information on the industry and how they are trying …

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I’ve Had My Baby, Now What?

“I've Had My Baby, Now What? Your Step By Step Guide to Surviving the Postpartum Year safely and Naturally” is a self-help book that is supposed to guide you through the days after you have a baby. The author goes through all the basic needs: diet, supplements, yoga, acupuncture, sleep, water, and walking. I have …

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The Take-Charge Patient

“The Take-Charge Patient: How YOU Can Get The Best Medical Care” is an extremely well-written, well thought out and well put together book. This isn’t author Martine Ehrenclou’s first go round with providing helpful and informative information in an easy to understand format; her first book “Critical Conditions: The Essential Hospital Guide To Get Your …

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A Patient’s Guide To Liposuction

I’m one of those people who loves to read / learn new things; consequently when I saw the title “A Patient’s Guide To Liposuction” I figured I would read / review it. Plus…I’ve always secretly wondered how liposuction works. After reading this book I have to say I learned a lot and not just “how …

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When We Get Back Up: A Generation will Change

From the Introduction of “When We Get Back Up: A Generation Will Change,” author Sandra D tells the reader, “After emerging from a period of darkness where even a dream vacation became a personal nightmare, I patiently wrote this book based on actual events.  I give personal accounts of real life experiences.  In so doing, …

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Essential Stretches (you’ll actually use)

Whenever I go to the gym, I usually do not pay much attention to stretches before starting my workout. And forget about a post-work out stretch – I have never done it. My only “stretching” usually involves hanging from the cross bar, twisting my body, and swinging my arms around. I have always been lazy …

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Joyful Cooking in the Pursuit of Good Health: Restore and Heal Through Nutritional Balancing

In the first chapter of “Joyful Cooking,” Joy Feldman tells the reader that something that we have heard often before: “For a healthy body as well as a clear mind, it is very important to start with high quality ingredients and whole foods.  Separating our physical health from the health of the environment, from which …

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Comfortably Unaware – Global depletion and food responsibility… What you choose to eat

If there were ever a book that would convince one to adopt a vegan lifestyle, then “Comfortably Unaware” would definitely be it.  Dr. Richard Oppenlander’s book explores the connection between global depletion and our food choices.  His presentation of the research surrounding this topic is quite convincing and eye-opening. In the Introduction, Oppenlander tells us …

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A Doctor’s Journey: A Collection of Memoirs

Dr. Mendelsohn, a neurologist practicing in New York, is a creative soul. Studying musical arts during his college days, it is obvious how much importance music plays in his life. Switching from music career aspirations to medicine, Dr. Mendelsohn has kept using his creative side while practicing neurology. Reading this collection of ten short stories …

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Prevent a Second Heart Attack: 8 Foods, 8 Weeks to Reverse Heart Disease

This book is an accessible and informative resource for every American concerning their most crucial investment towards personal health and overall wellbeing – their diet. Even though the main focus of the book, clearly conveyed through its title, is to prevent cardiac complications like a heart attack, the information and advice within is useful for …

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