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Chemotherapy and Radiation For Dummies (0764578324) cover image
An informative, compassionate guide for cancer patients and their loved ones

Each year, more than 1 million people get treated for cancer, and most of these will undergo chemotherapy, radiation therapy, or both. This reassuring, optimistic guide helps people get a handle on treatment options and explains in plain English how chemotherapy and radiation therapy really work. It offers detailed advice on how to alleviate and cope with side effects-which ... Read More

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Children's Health For Dummies (0470027355) cover image
Your children's good health is central to their happiness – and yours! For a parent, coping with a sick child is worrying and the amount of information you need to know can be overwhelming. But help is at hand with this practical, jargon free guide - packed full of information – providing advice on every aspect of your child’s health. Outlining all the basics from vaccinations to visiting your doctor, it also provides expert advice on keeping your ... Read More
Clinical Nutrition For Dummies (1118665465) cover image
Get up to date on clinical nutrition for school, work, or your own health

From the proper function of the major organs and the role that proper nutrition plays in their functioning, to a breakdown of carbs, proteins, fats, vitamins, and minerals, Clinical Nutrition For Dummies provides you with the easy-to-read guide you need to immerse yourself in the subject! Written in the fun style that the For Dummies ... Read More

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Complementary Medicine For Dummies (0470026251) cover image
A comprehensive guide to what’s what and what works in complementary medicine, this expert guide cuts through the jargon and gives you the facts about the alternatives. Whether you are interested in maintaining your general well-being or relieving the symptoms of a specific complaint, this book outlines all of the therapies available to you – from acupuncture through healing foods to yoga and massage - and tells you what each treatment is most effective ... Read More
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Conquering Childhood Obesity For Dummies (0471791466) cover image
Features fun, kid-friendly activities to get them moving


A positive and safe plan for lifetime weight management

Concerned about your child's weight? This practical guide provides effective strategies for improving nutrition, increasing physical activity, and dealing with weight issues at home and in the classroom. You'll see how to change your family's lifestyle, help your child make healthier choices ... Read More
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Controlling Cholesterol For Dummies, 2nd Edition (0470227591) cover image
Need to get your cholesterol in check? You’ll find the latest information about cholesterol, including treatments, drug information, and dietary advice, in Controlling Cholesterol For Dummies, 2nd Edition, an easy-to-understand guide to cholesterol control. You’ll learn how to lower your numbers and maintain healthy cholesterol levels. You’ll also find out how to eat and exercise properly, use vitamins and supplements, and quit unhealthy habits. ... Read More
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COPD For Dummies (0470247576) cover image
Make your home COPD friendly

Your reassuring guide to understanding and managing COPD
and getting on with your life

Want to know more about COPD? This straightforward guide provides clear information about this progressive disease, explaining how to recognize the warning signs, get diagnosed, and choose the best treatment. You'll see how diet, exercise, and medication affect your symptoms and make your life easier. ... Read More

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Cosmetic Surgery For Dummies (0764578359) cover image
Cosmetic surgery is one of today’s hottest topics. From daytime talk shows and popular magazines to conversations at the salon, it seems that almost everyone has had it, is thinking about it, or knows someone who is getting it. Statistics show more and more women—and men—are having cosmetic surgery. And with all the options now available, it’s important to be fully informed before you make any decisions about having a procedure. ... Read More
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Counselling Skills For Dummies, 2nd Edition (1118657322) cover image

Discover the practical skills for helping others.

Whether you are considering becoming a counsellor, have to provide some form of counselling as part of your job, or are simply interested in communicating well, Counselling Skills For Dummies provides the perfect introduction to the practical basics of counselling. Starting with a thorough guide to the qualities, knowledge and skills needed to become a ‘listening helper’, the book goes on to provide ... Read More

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Crohn's and Colitis For Dummies (1118439597) cover image
The ultimate reference for those with Crohn's and colitis and their family and friends

Crohn's disease and colitis are frustrating, often debilitating gastrointestinal diseases that can have a severe impact on the overall health of those who suffer from them. According to the latest estimates, more than 600,000 patients in North America have Crohn's disease. Written by a physician specialising in the treatment of IBDs, ... Read More

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Dad's Guide To Pregnancy For Dummies, 2nd Edition (1118858654) cover image
Every father-to-be's handbook for knowing what to expect when expecting!

In today's world, men are more involved in their wives' pregnancies than ever before. This 2nd Edition of Dad's Guide to Pregnancy For Dummies gives new fathers a hands-on guide that covers all of the logistical, physical, and emotional aspects of pregnancy. It is a wealth of information on topics, such as setting up the nursery, childbirth 101, and how to take care of your newborn ... Read More

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Dad's Guide to Pregnancy For Dummies, Australian and New Zealand Edition (0730377377) cover image
A practical, hands-on guide for all dads-to-be

Being a dad has changed so much since you were born that you'd be forgiven for feeling a bit lost! This useful guide is filled with all the info that fathers-to-be need, covering the logistical, physical and emotional aspects of your journey into parenthood. Find out how you can get involved and support your partner! ... Read More

DASH Diet For Dummies (1118880846) cover image
Lower your blood pressure in just two weeks with the #1 rated diet

When high blood pressure becomes chronic, it's called hypertension—a condition that affects 970 million people worldwide, and is classified by the World Health Organization as a leading cause of premature death. While medications can help, nothing beats dietary and lifestyle modifications in the fight against high blood pressure, and the DASH diet is a powerful tool in your arsenal. ... Read More

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Depression For Dummies (0764539000) cover image
"What do you have to be depressed about?" Bet you've heard that one before. Or how about, "You're depressed? Just get over it!" Easier said than done, right? Or here's a favorite, "They have a pill for that now, you know."

Unfortunately, such naïve armchair psychology rarely works for someone suffering from the very real plight of depression. All it does is seek to trivialize depression and characterize depressed people as ... Read More

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Detox Diets For Dummies (0470525126) cover image
Detox Diets For Dummies is your guide to making informed choices about cleansing your body and mind safely and conveniently

Researchers have found that we ingest dangerous chemicals every day in our food, water, and the air we breathe. Detox Diets For Dummies helps you understand the effects of these chemicals on your body and find safe, gentle methods to expel them from your system.

This comprehensive guide provides clear, reliable information on the ... Read More

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Detox For Dummies (0470019085) cover image
Detox For Dummies offers expert advice on safe and healthy detox dieting.

Spring clean your system and feel great with this easy-to-follow guide. Packed with expert advice on diet and nutrition, this book will show you how to put together a healthy detox plan, eliminate toxins, stay motivated and detox your diet and lifestyle safely and successfully. ... Read More

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Diabetes Cookbook For Canadians For Dummies, 1st Edition (0470160284) cover image
Over 100 delicious, easy-to-prepare recipes that will help any food lover manage and live with diabetes

Over two million Canadians have diabetes--with 10 percent living with type 1 diabetes, and the remaining type 2. With recipes reflecting Canada's diverse, multicultural population, this unique cookbook contains over a hundred mouthwatering recipes for everything from tempting appetizers like feta bruschetta and toasted walnut hummus to entrees like ... Read More

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Diabetes Cookbook For Dummies, 3rd Edition (0470536446) cover image
The fun and easy way to eat a well-balanced diabetic diet

Want to create healthy meals that are diabetic friendly? This revised and updated third edition of Diabetes Cookbook For Dummies shows you how easy it can be to manage diabetes through diet, including the latest information on diabetes testing, monitoring, and maintenance, as well as delicious new recipes and nutritional information. This edition also includes a new section that focuses on vegetarian ... Read More

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Diabetes Cookbook For Dummies, 2nd Edition (0764584502) cover image
These recipes transform the typical diabetic diet from bland and blah to “Mmmmmm!” and “Ahhhhh!” Diabetes Cookbook For Dummies, 2nd Edition is extensively updated with more than 100 new recipes from great restaurants and great chefs. You’ll discover taste-tempting dishes like Blueberry Almond Pancakes, BBQ Chicken Potato Hash, Beer Braised Pork, Sweet Potato Biscuits, and Chocolate Almond Biscotti. There’s loads of new information about diabetes and ... Read More
Diabetes For Canadians For Dummies, 2nd Edition (0470677309) cover image
The straight facts on treating diabetes successfully and living a full and active life

Want to know how to manage your diabetes? This friendly book offers you reassuring guidance in putting together a state-of-the-art treatment program. Discover all the advances in monitoring glucose, the latest medications, and how to develop a diet and exercise plan to stay healthy. Full of interesting anecdotes and helpful advice, this is your ultimate diabetes ... Read More

Diabetes For Dummies, 3rd Australian Edition (0730375021) cover image
Your essential guide to managing diabetes successfully and living a full life

Don't just survive — thrive! Diabetes For Dummies, 3rd Australian edition, brings you right up to date with the latest research, treatment and management approaches for all types of diabetes. This book is essential reading whether you have diabetes yourself or are supporting a friend or relative with the condition. ... Read More

Diabetes For Dummies, 4th Edition (1118294475) cover image
The straight facts on treating diabetes successfully

With diabetes now considered pandemic throughout the world, there have been an enormous advances in the field since the last edition of Diabetes For Dummies. Now significantly revised and updated, it includes the latest information on medications and monitoring equipment, updated diet and exercise plans, new findings about treating diabetes in the young and elderly, new ways to diagnose and treat ... Read More

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Diabetes Meal Planning and Nutrition For Dummies (1118677536) cover image

Food awareness, nutrition, and meal planning advice for people with diabetes

Diabetes Meal Planning and Nutrition For Dummies takes the mystery and the frustration out of healthy eating and managing diabetes. Both the newly diagnosed and the experienced alike will learn what defines healthy eating for diabetes and it’s crucial role to long term health, why healthy eating can be so difficult, and how meal planning is a key to successful diabetes management ... Read More

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Dieting For Dummies, 2nd Edition (0764541498) cover image
Does the world really need another book on dieting? More important, do you? Plenty of diet books make promises that this one doesn't. Lots tell you that losing weight and keeping it off is easy when you know their secrets. Well, here's a secret that the other books won't tell you: Dieting gimmicks, like banning pasta, don't work. And that's precisely why you need this book. It's not about fad plans or take-it-off-quick schemes. It's about balancing ... Read More
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Eating Clean For Dummies (1118000137) cover image
The fast and easy way to eat clean

Clean foods are natural; free of added sugars, hydrogenated fats, trans-fats, and anything else that is unnatural and unnecessary. Used as a way of life, clean eating can improve overall health, prevent disease, increase energy, and stabilize moods.

Whether you've lived on white bread and trans fats all your life and are looking to clean-up your diet, or are already health conscious, ... Read More

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