You've been hearing it since you were a little kid: "You are what you eat." But unlike most adages you've long since debunked, this wise saying is true! Good nutrition is the key to achieving and maintaining a healthy weight and lifelong good health no matter how you slice it.
Nutrition For Dummies is a one-size-fits-all guide to nutrition for anyone who may have fallen asleep in health class ... Read More
Nutrition For Dummies, 2nd Edition provides a detailed understanding of the nutritional breakdown of different food groups and ... Read More
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder For Dummies sorts out the otherwise curious and confusing world of obsessive compulsive disorder. Engaging and comprehensive, it explains the causes of OCD and describes the rainbow of OCD symptoms. The book shows readers ... Read More
There are an estimated 55 million Americans over the age of 50 who have low bone mass. This easy-to-understand guide helps readers assess their risk and find a practical approach to the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of osteoporosis. It covers bone density tests and a wide range of treatment options for osteoporosis-from hormone replacement therapy and acupuncture to calcium-rich ... Read More
Think you worry too much? You're not alone?over 40 million Americans suffer from some form of anxiety. Help is here in this friendly guide, which offers sound advice on identifying anxiety triggers through taking self-tests, improving your eating habits, relaxing, and finding support for you and your loved ones.
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Overcoming Binge Eating for Dummies provides trusted information, resources, tools, and activities to help you and your loved ones understand your binge eating — and gain control over it. Written with compassion and authority, it uses stories and examples from the authors' work with clients they've helped to overcome this complicated disorder.
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Understand what dyslexia is, assess schools and programs, and help your child succeed
Does your child mix up d's and b's? Does he or she have trouble reading? If so, the cause may be dyslexia. But don't worry -- these days, there are many ways to overcome dyslexia. This hands-on guide leads you step by step through your options -- and explains how anyone with dyslexia can achieve ... Read More
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a condition in which there is an imbalance of a woman's female sex hormones, and affects an estimated 10% of all women. This hormone imbalance may cause changes in the menstrual cycle, acne, small cysts in the ovaries, difficulty conceiving, high blood pressure, and other problems. It is treatable, but not curable, and sufferers have to ... Read More
Accessible information on the causes, health risks, and treatment of prediabetes
If you or someone you love has been diagnosed with prediabetes – a heightened level of glucose, and/or impaired glucose tolerance - the time to act is now. Prediabetes For Dummiesexamines the signs and symptoms of this potential precursor to diabetes and offers up-to-date information about treatment. It provides clear, practical advice on steps you can take to minimize ... Read More
This updated and expanded third edition of Pregnancy ForDummies offers mothers-to-be practical advice and expert guidance on every stage of their pregnancy — and beyond!
Understand what's happening with your baby and your body, and be guided through what to expect from labour, birth and becoming a new parent. ... Read More
Probiotics are beneficial, live microorganisms (in most cases, bacteria) that are similar to those found naturally in the human intestine. Also known as "friendly" or "good" bacteria, probiotics are the cornerstone of any successful health program because they restore a healthy balance between friendly and bad bacteria in the intestinal tract, a balance that is critical for the health of the entire body. Probiotics are ... Read More
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Celebrities like Demi Moore, Sting, Madonna, and Woody Harrelson as well as experts in diet and nutrition have drawn attention to the newest trend in eating: raw foods. As the demand for raw foods increases, so does the demand for informative and supportive facts about this way of life. Raw Food For Dummies shares reasons for incorporating raw food into your diet and life, tips on how to do it, and ... Read More
Whether you're trying to lose weight, eat healthier, or control or prevent diseases such as diabetes and heart disease, this handy guide arms you with a portable, quick, and easy way to get nutritional information whenever and wherever you want.
Restaurant Calorie Counter For Dummies gives you fast access to the calorie, fat, saturated fat, carb, fiber, protein, and sodium counts found in ... Read More
Whether you're trying to lose weight, eat healthier, or control and prevent diseases such as diabetes and heart disease, this handy app provides you with a portable, quick, and easy way to get restaurant nutritional information whenever and wherever you need it.
Provides access to the calorie, fat, saturated fat, carbohydrate, fiber, sugar, protein, and sodium counts found in thousands of fast-food and chain-restaurant food items –includes a comprehensive ... Read More
Schizophrenia is a chronic, severe, and disabling mental disorder that afflicts one percent of the population, an estimated 2.5 million people in America alone. The firsthand advice in this reassuring guide will empower the families and caregivers of schizophrenia patients to take charge, offering expert advice on identifying the warning signs, choosing the right health professional, understanding ... Read More
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The bestselling guide to a rewarding sex life and a deeper relationship
Looking for the straight facts on sex? In this friendly, authoritative guide, renowned sex therapist Dr. Ruth gives you the latest on everything from oral sex and popular positions to new methods of birth control. She also debunks sex myths and covers new therapies to manage low libido, overcome sexual dysfunction, and enhance pleasure.
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Get the latest on the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of stroke
Have questions and concerns about strokes? This reassuring guide provides invaluable information for stroke victims and their loved ones, from what a stroke is and what it feels like to proven treatments and therapies. You'll see how to implement a plan for preventing stroke, treat the lingering effects of stroke, and maximize home ... Read More
The easy, delicious, and nutritious way for students to eat gluten-free
At least 3 million Americans are affected by celiac disease, and as awareness of this genetic disorder grows, more people are adopting the required gluten-free lifestyle. Student's Gluten-Free Cookbook For Dummies is a perfect resource, featuring cooking and nutritional advice along with dishes that are tasty and simple for young adults to prepare using low-cost and easy-to-obtain ... Read More
Want to eat healthier, lose weight, and fight off disease? You can do it with superfoods! This friendly guide explains everything you need to know — why you need superfoods, the science behind them, and how to prepare and enjoy them. From bananas and carrots to oatmeal and salmon, you'll gain a healthy attitude toward eating right! ... Read More
Thyroid for Dummies, 2nd Edition gives you the detailed information you're looking for on new methods for detecting thyroid disease ... Read More
This reassuring, plain-English guide helps you understand and mange the disease with ... Read More