Physical Health & Well-Being Books

Disease and diet. Pregnancy and menopause. Aging and exercise. We've got expert advice to help you keep on truckin' through all stages of life.

Physical Health & Well-Being Books

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Dad's Guide To Pregnancy For Dummies, 3rd Edition

Published 04-25-2025

This comprehensive guide shows you how to be the best partner and prepare to be the best father during one of the most exciting times in your life. Get a head start on learning critical information about pregnancy, including the physical and emotional challenges. Also get guidance on topics like how to set up a nursery, how to be helpful during childbirth, how to change a diaper, and much more.

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Arthritis For Dummies, 3rd Edition

Published 05-30-2022

Arthritis For Dummies, 3rd Edition is your comprehensive, easy-to-understand guide to all types of arthritis, including osteo, rheumatoid, psoriatic, and gout. There's no 100 percent cure for arthritis, but this book has the latest on new treatments and ways that you can live a better life with the condition.

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Self-Care All-in-One For Dummies

Published 04-25-2022

There's an old saying that goes, "you can't pour from an empty cup." In other words, you must take care of yourself before you can take care of others. And its never been truer than it is today. This seven-books-in-one volume shows you how to take the best care of yourself, covering topics such as mindfulness, resilience, fitness, clean eating, and much more.

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Plant-Based Diet Cookbook For Dummies

Published 03-29-2022

<b>Live longer, live healthier, and feel amazing with a plant-based diet</b> <p>A plant-based diet has been proved to be a healthy and balanced alternative to diets that include meat. Even more importantly, it can be absolutely delicious and fun! <p>In <i>Plant-Based Diet Cookbook For Dummies</i> you'll get all the recipes you need to guide you through a durable lifestyle change that will boost your energy, lower inflammation, encourage a healthy weight, and reduce your risk of disease. With over 100 foolproof and engaging recipes, this life-changing book will help you: <ul> <li>Get started from scratch with a plant-based diet that will save you money and time</li> <li>Discover new recipes and grocery shopping techniques that keep your fridge stocked with healthy, delicious food</li> <li>Learn how to navigate restaurants and social gatherings while maintaining your new lifestyle</li> </ul> <p>So, if you've been wondering if it's time to make a change to your diet and lifestyle, why not give the plant-based diet a try?

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Haircutting For Dummies

Published 01-19-2022

<p><b>Your short cut to stylish home hairdressing</b></p> <p>Ever wondered if you could hack it at cutting your friends' and family's hair, or could even make it as a full-blown stylist? If you've got a little creative spark&mdash;a love of crafting or painting or a talent for home makeovers&mdash;and an obsessive yen to redo the dos you see around you, it's more than likely you can make the cut. The new edition of <i>Haircutting For Dummies</i> shows you how to draw out your inner artist and bring your ideas to glorious life on the heads of your nearest and dearest&mdash;and will help shave dollars off your beauty budget into the bargain!</p> <p>In a free-spirited, chatty style, master stylist and social media corporate beauty consultant Jeryl E. Spear sits you down for a comprehensive snip-and-tell overview of how to reproduce the latest short, medium, and long hairstyles, as well as fancying things up with cutting-edge techniques like slicing, notching, and layering. Jeryl also provides a drawerful of tips on the tools you'll need to get started.</p> <ul> <li>Get a grip on men's and women's styles</li> <li>Set up shop at home</li> <li>Choose your tools and keep them sharp</li> <li>Take the first steps to embracing a beauty career</li> </ul> <p>Packed with detailed illustrations and model shots to guide your work, this book has everything you need to begin the creative work of making everyone you know&mdash;and the world&mdash;a smarter, more beautiful place!</p>

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Low-Carb Diet For Dummies

Published 01-06-2022

<p><b>"Low-carb" doesn't have to mean "no-fun!"</b></p> <p>Low-carb diets are a hugely popular way to lose weight and stay healthy. But, contrary to what you may have heard, eating low-carb doesn't have to mean losing all your favorite foods and treats!</p> <p>In <i>Low-Carb Diet For Dummies</i>, you'll find an easy-to-follow guide to minimizing carbs while keeping the flavor by evaluating the quality of the carbs you do eat. You will learn to control&mdash;but not entirely eliminate (unless you want to)&mdash;the intake of refined sugars and flour by identifying and choosing whole, unprocessed food instead. You'll get fun and creative recipes that taste amazing, reduce the number on the scale, and improve your health. You'll also get:</p> <ul> <li>Great advice on incorporating heart-healthy and waist-slimming exercise into your new diet&nbsp;</li> <li>Tips on how to maintain your low-carb lifestyle in the long-run&nbsp;</li> <li>Strategies for responsibly indulging in the occasional carb-y food&mdash;because "low-carb" doesn't mean "no-carb!"</li> </ul> <p>Perfect for anyone dieting for a short-term goal, as well as those looking for a long-term lifestyle change, <i>Low-Carb Diet For Dummies</i> is your secret weapon to going low-carb without missing out on some of the world's greatest foods.</p>

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Overcoming Internet Addiction For Dummies

Published 09-08-2021

<p><b>A guidebook&nbsp;to&nbsp;beating internet addiction and screen overuse and for living a fuller life&nbsp;</b></p> <p>There&rsquo;s&nbsp;no escaping it&#8213;we live in a digital world. We work, play, socialize, and learn online, and the Internet provides many amazing&nbsp;opportunities.&nbsp;Unfortunately,&nbsp;because of our basic biology, we&rsquo;re&nbsp;all susceptible to overuse and addiction to screens. Video games, social media, porn, and even scrolling online, taps&nbsp;into that&nbsp;pleasurable&nbsp;dopamine reward system.&nbsp;So,&nbsp;when is it time to log off or put the phone down and get help?&nbsp;<i>Overcoming Internet Addiction&nbsp;For&nbsp;Dummies</i>&nbsp;gives you the information, resources, and&nbsp;the self-assessment tools you need&nbsp;to discover how much is too much<i>,</i> along with practical suggestions on what to do about it.&nbsp;</p> <p>Learn&nbsp;how to take back control&nbsp;of&nbsp;your&nbsp;time and attention&mdash;or help your kids or loved ones get control of theirs.&nbsp;This&nbsp;comprehensive, user-friendly overview of&nbsp;Internet addiction is full of&nbsp;helpful and proven methods to help foster a healthy, balanced, and sustainable life with screens.&nbsp;</p> <ul> <li>Discover the basic biology of addiction, including why children and teens are&nbsp;especially&nbsp;susceptible.&nbsp;</li> <li>Become aware of the cognitive, psychological, and physical effects excess Internet and screen use.&nbsp;</li> <li>Learn how social media, video gaming, and Internet pornography could be getting in the way of real-time living.&nbsp;</li> <li>Find out why smartphones are not smart for you to use all the time.</li> <li>Understand the science of how and why you can become addicted to your screens so you can unplug more easily and use your time for what matters most.&nbsp;</li> <li>Empower yourself and your children to build a positive relationship with the Internet and digital technology.</li> </ul> <p>This book&nbsp;can help&nbsp;you and your loved ones <i>plug back into life</i> and show you&nbsp;where&nbsp;you can find information, resources, support, and treatment. <i>Overcoming Internet Addiction</i> is about taking back control of your <i>time</i> and <i>attention</i> and learning to manage your screen use, so it doesn&rsquo;t manage you.&nbsp;</p>

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CBD For Dummies

Published 07-07-2021

<p><b>An informative, easy-to-understand resource that unveils the mysteries of CBD</b></p> <p>CBD has emerged as a popular health product, but what's all the fuss about? <i>CBD For Dummies</i> reveals the reasons for the surge in interest about cannabidiol (CBD) and explains how to buy and use this remarkable product safely and responsibly. In an accessible, no-nonsense manner, author Blair Lauren Brown lays out the facts about CBD and outlines the many health conditions that may be helped by using CBD oil.</p> <p>This book covers topics that people new to CBD have questions about. Highlights include:</p> <ul> <li>What CBD oil is and how it works in the body</li> <li>How to buy CBD from a reputable source and understanding a product's potency</li> <li>Knowing what conditions can be eased with CBD, including muscle pain, inflammation, autoimmune conditions, eating disorders, mental health disorders, and neurological conditions</li> <li>Preparing your own CBD edibles</li> </ul> <p>Perfect for anyone interested in understanding the therapeutic potential of CBD, <i>CBD For Dummies</i> introduces you to everything you need to know about this cool compound.</p>

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Nutrition For Dummies

Published 05-04-2021

<p><b>Updated with the latest available research and the new 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines</b></p> <p>It's a scientific fact: You really are what you eat. Good nutrition is your meal-ticket to staying sleek, healthy, and strong&mdash;both physically and mentally. <i>Nutrition For Dummies</i>, 7th Edition is a complete guide that shows you how to maintain a healthy weight, promote health, and prevent chronic disease. This book gives you the know-how to put together a shopping list, prepare healthy foods, and easily cut calories. Along the way, there's up-to-the-minute guidance for building a nutritious diet at every stage of life from toddler time to your Golden Years. Enjoy!</p>

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Quitting Smoking & Vaping For Dummies, Portable Edition

Published 02-01-2021

You’ve decided to quit smoking or vaping — this time for good. It’s not easy, but you’ve come to the right resource to help you succeed. This book includes a step-by-step guide to proven techniques, and offers advice on overcoming obstacles, medication treatment options, smartphone apps and online support groups, and much more.

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