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By Catherine Whitney, Peter D'Adamo. 1996
A naturopathic physician recommends diet, exercise, and lifestyle changes based on a person's blood type. Suggests that foods consumed produce… different chemical reactions in individuals of the four major blood types, and that scientists have confirmed a link between blood type and the risk of certain diseases. 1996.
By Robert C Atkins. 2008
Restructure the way you eat to focus on the foods that will help you re-energize, lose weight, and keep it… off. This book offers essential medical and nutritional information, low-carb meal plans, and dozens of mouth-watering recipes for everything from appetizers to entrées to desserts. 2008, c2002.
By Anne E Neimark. 1980
Traces Father Damien's life, from his birth in 1840 to his death of leprosy in 1889. His accomplishments in the… leper colony on the Hawaiian island of Molokai attracted worldwide attention and generated support for research and treatment of leprosy. For junior and senior high readers. c1980.
By Perry Garfinkel. 2006
Why does an idea that's 2,500 years old seem more relevant today than ever before? How can the Buddha's teachings… help us solve many of the world's problems? Journalist Perry Garfinkel circumnavigated the globe to discover the heart of Buddhism and the reasons for its growing popularity - and ended up discovering himself in the process. 2006.
By Elaine Gloria Gottschall. 1994
Discusses the relationship between food and disorders such as Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, autism, and celiac disease. Explains the cycle… of events occurring in the intestine of those with such problems, and how the Specific Carbohydrate Diet can break the cycle and permit the body to regain normal functioning. Includes recipes. 2004.
By Charles W Colson. 1976
By John A Munro, Margaret Outerbridge. 1990
By Carole C Carlson. 1983
By Jan Main. 1997
Written by a Toronto home economist in conjunction with the Osteoporosis Society of Canada, this is a cookbook aimed at… helping girls and women get enough calcium in their diets. It contains calcium-loaded recipes and offers non-dairy sources for this nutrient. It also recommends exercises that help to maintain healthy bones. 1997.
By John Oliphant. 1991
An investigation into the life of legendary cult leader Brother Twelve. Edward Arthur Wilson, otherwise known as Brother Twelve, founded… a messianic cult, the Aquarian Foundation, on Vancouver Island in 1927. Oliphant traces the development of the cult and the repercussions which followed its collapse. c1991.
By Olive Patricia Dickason. 1992
Dickason traces the history of Canada's first nations, from the earliest habitation of North America through European settlement and to… the present. She discusses current issues and controversies, including Meech Lake, the Oka crisis, and the debate over self-government. 1992.
By Joni Eareckson Tada. 1986
Over 20 years ago, Joni was in an accident which left her a quadriplegic. She examines why life in Christ… is so important, and how the Holy Spirit brings choices through which people can change. c1986.
By Martin E Marty. 1981
A distinguished Church historian's assessment of what has been happening in the world and church over the last forty years,… amplified by his own personal recollections. He calls for an ecumenical dialogue between faiths and challenges us to be more responsive to God. 1981.
By Karen Armstrong. 2001
A biographical study of the revered religious leader, traditionally thought to have died in India in 483 B.C. Traces the… main events of his life, from his renunciation of family through his quest for enlightenment, as evidenced in his teachings. Examines his philosophy for its message to humanity. Bestseller. 2001.
By Dee Alexander Brown. 1970
The author sets out to tell of the conquest of the American West as the victims experienced it, using their… own words whenever possible; of the greedy invaders, murdering and destroying Indians who had set out to live in peace with their white neighbours. 1970.
By Joseph A Schwarcz. 2007
Eat salmon, it's full of good omega-3 fats, or don't eat salmon, it's full of PCBs and mercury. Schwarcz takes… his thorough knowledge of food chemistry and applies it to today's top food fears, trends and questions. The result is a description of the miracles of science happening in our bodies every time we eat, and an exploration of the myths, claims and misconceptions surrounding our obsession with diets, nutrition and weight. 2007.
By John Charles Pollock. 1981
Biography of 18th century clergyman John Newton, a one-time slave whose life was transformed. According to his journals, he was… "a wretch," a prodigal son, lost and "blind," but was saved by amazing grace to become a great hymn writer, evangelist and author. 1981.
By Laurie Capogna, Barbara Pelletier. 2013
Grâce au format unique du programme Aliments pour les yeux, alliant nutrition et santé, les jeunes lecteurs apprennent facilement comment… les aliments qu'ils mangent contribuent à la santé de leurs yeux. Riche en illustrations détaillées, en images en gros plan et en informations claires, "Aliments pour les yeux pour enfants" dévoile la puissance et les mystères du système oculaire. Écrit par deux optométristes chevronnées, il est un guide fascinant, explorant les nombreuses facettes de notre vision, cette merveilleuse clé d'accès au monde qui nous entoure. Années 5-8 et plus. 2013. Titre uniforme: Eyefoods for kids.
By Albert Schweitzer, Norman Cousins. 1985
Recounts the author's visit to Schweitzer's African jungle hospital in 1959. Also includes the correspondence between Cousins and Schweitzer on… the nuclear arms race, with additional letters from Khrushchev, Kennedy, Nehru and Eisenhower. 1985.