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By Rick Gallop. 2005
G.I. measures the speed at which your body breaks down food and converts it to glucose, which is used for… energy or stored as fat. When losing weight, it is critical to avoid foods that have a high G.I., because they are digested too quickly by your body. Gallop lists foods in one of three categories: foods to avoid, foods to eat occasionally, and foods that you can eat as much of as you want. Includes recipes, snack ideas, a pull-out shopping list, tips on dining out and strategies for maintaining your new weight. 2005.
By Rick Gallop. 2007
On a mission to turn losing weight into a positive experience, Rick Gallop recruited volunteers, introduced them to the basics… of the G.I. Diet, answered their questions, taught them how to shop, cook and eat out, coached them through the hurdles and helped them develop strategies for dealing with cravings and the emotional reasons why we eat. In return, participants shared their stories, their feelings, their stumbling blocks and their triumphs. Over 80 percent of the participants stayed with the program - which is easy to follow and never leaves you hungry - and every single one of them lost significant amounts of weight. 2007.
By Daniel L Roberts. 2006
Visually impaired educator and musician offers a month-by-month guide to coping with this progressive retinal disease and related conditions. Discusses… causes and characteristics, strategies for slowing its progression, and treatment options. Covers lifestyle issues such as traveling, staying healthy, combating boredom and depression, and navigating daily tasks. Includes resources. 2006.
By Georgia Witkin. 2000
Explains how women experience stress differently from men and provides techniques and problem-solving skills to reduce it. Includes examples of… dealing with family life (including teenagers and mates), common work problems, sexual difficulties, and aging - along with other unavoidable everyday tensions. 2000.
By Dennis C Tanner. 1999
Audiologist discusses strokes and their effects on communication. Describes the conditions of aphasia, apraxia, dysarthria, depression and anxiety, and memory… and behavioural problems. Includes guidance on maintaining relationships and accepting change, as well as on speech and language rehabilitation. 1999.
By Carol Colman, Marianne J Legato. 1992
This guide to caring for the female heart discusses the role estrogen may play in preventing coronary artery disease (CAD)… in premenopausal women. The authors offer recommendations for preventing CAD and other things that can "go wrong," presenting information on exercise, diet, medications, and stress. The changes of the heart during pregnancy are also discussed. 1992.
The energy bus: 10 rules to fuel your life, work, and team with positive energy (Your coach in a box)
By Jon Gordon, Kenneth H Blanchard. 2009
Gordon takes listeners on an enlightening journey revealing 10 secrets for approaching life and work with the kind of positive,… forward thinking that leads to true accomplishment. Drawing upon his experience and work with thousands of individuals, Gordon infuses this engaging story with keen insights, actionable strategies and a big dose of positive infectious energy. 2009.
By Jill Sardegna, T. Otis Paul. 1991
By Gary H Cassel, Michael D Billig, Harry G Randall. 1998
Two ophthalmologists and an optometrist provide an "owner's manual for your eyes." They describe vision changes that occur over time… and health problems that affect the ability to see. Topics include coping with low vision, eye trauma and emergencies, glaucoma, cataracts, and age-related macular degeneration. 1998.
By Michael Tucker. 1984
The author has spent many years as a trainer of guide dogs. He explains how the dogs are selected and… trained, how they are matched with their new owners, and the training that the owner receives. 1984.
By Michael L Ray. 2008
Through 25 years of teaching Stanford University's famed Personal Creativity in Business course, Michael Ray discovered that people who move… beyond ordinary success and achievement have a secret. They live for a highest goal that drives them to accomplish their dreams, find fulfillment, and become generative leaders. Here, Ray tells you how you, too, can thrive by incorporating this powerful secret into your daily life. 2008.
By Seymour Solomon, Steven Fraccaro. 1991
By Edward Shorter. 1987
A history of medical advances made in the United States from 1887 to the present, and the relationship among academia,… industry and government that made these advances possible. 1987. Uniform title: Health century (television program)
The healing code: one man's amazing journey back to health and his proven five step plan to recovery
By Dermot O'Connor. 2007
When Dermot O'Connor was diagnosed with a severe form of multiple sclerosis (MS), the 'incurable' and degenerative neurological disorder, he… resolved to heal himself. Eight years after diagnosis, Dermot is in the best physical and mental health of his life. The revolutionary health system he created draws on both the proven approaches of Eastern medicine and scientifically established Western healthcare principles. The success of his approach has shown that it can restore good health no matter what your illness or condition. The groundbreaking five-step plan will show you what to eat, how to detox, how to improve your emotional condition, and how exercise can transform your health. 2007.
By Barbara Seaman. 2003
Cofounder of the National Women’s Health Network explains the controversy surrounding the use of hormone replacement drugs - primarily estrogen… - for birth control, menopause, and postmenopause. Traces the history of their development, marketing, and use in the twentieth century. Suggests that women are at risk from doctors who view menopause as a disease. 2003.
Having exposed the dangers of asbestos in buildings, Brodeur now acts on his suspicions about the risks associated with electric… substations and high-tension power lines. The author's research into potential problems involved utility company and government officials and victims, particularly children. c1993.
By Pierre Dukan. 2010
The Dukan Diet is a unique 4-step programme, combining two steps to lose your unwanted weight and two steps to… keep it off for good: Step 1: Attack. For 2-7 days eat as much as you want of 72 protein-rich foods. Step 2: Cruise. Continue eating the protein-rich foods with the addition of 28 vegetables. Step 3: Consolidation. Add fruit, bread, cheese and starchy foods, and 2 celebration meals a week, allowing 5 days for every pound lost. Step 4: Stabilisation. Eat what you like without regaining weight by following 3 simple rules, including the famous 'protein Thursdays'. Devised by Dr Pierre Dukan, a French medical doctor who has spent his career helping people to lose weight permanently, The Dukan Diet is the culmination of thirty-five years' clinical experience. The Dukan Diet offers simple guidelines, menu planners and recipes for long term success. 2010.
By Ernest Freeberg. 2001
Chronicles the life of Laura Bridgman, who, born into a New Hampshire farm family in 1829, became deaf and blind… at the age of two. Freeberg recounts Laura's transformation into a woman who voraciously absorbed the world around her under the tutelage of Dr. Samuel Gridley Howe of the Perkins Institution for the Blind. 2001.
By Barbara Toohey, June Biermann, Lois Jovanovic. 1994
The authors answer more than 130 frequently asked questions about diabetes. Chapters address general information, facts about Type I and… Type II diabetes, concerns of family and friends, and weight loss. Also includes results of the 1993 American Diabetes Association's Diabetes Control and Complications Trial Study. 1994.
By Michael Bliss. 1982
The discovery of insulin in 1922 was one of the most significant medical breakthroughs of the century and one of… the most controversial. Bliss examines the research of, and the rivalry within, the team of Banting, Best, Collip, and Macleod.