Health & Healing

Looking to make some healthy changes to your life? Look no further. These books have all the tips you need to be healthy at any age.

Looking to make some healthy changes to your life? Look no further. These books have all the tips you need to be healthy at any age.

books_SwitchOnYourBrain“Switch On Your Brain: The Key to Peak Happiness, Thinking, and Health”

by Caroline Leaf (paperback, Baker Books, 2015, 240 pages, $13.99)

Supported by current scientific and medical research, Dr. Caroline Leaf gives readers a prescription for better health and wholeness through correct thinking patterns, declaring that we are not victims of our biology.

books_NaturalHealthRemedies“Natural Health Remedies: Your A-Z Blueprint for Vibrant Health”

by Janet Maccaro (paperback, Siloam, 2015, 272 pages, $17.99)

Presents a “self-care manual” of remedies for conditions from acne to zoonosis, and shows you the best foods, herbs, vitamins and minerals for good health.

books_Superfoods“Superfoods: The Flexible Approach to Eating More Superfoods”

by Julie Montagu (paperback, Quadrille Publishing, 2015, 176 pages, $22.95)

Through meat-free, dairy-free and sugar-free recipes, you can raise your energy levels, lose weight, lower your cholesterol, keep blood sugar levels under control, look and feel more youthful than you have in years and—most of all—enjoy what you cook.

books_FitnessAfter40“Fitness After 40: Your Strong Body at 40, 50, 60, and Beyond”

by Vonda Wright (paperback, Amacom, 2015, 384 pages, $18.95)

In “Fitness After 40” you will learn how to: understand your body and approach exercise in a new way, maximize your fitness while minimizing injury, gain flexibility, benefit from aerobic exercise, build strength through resistance training and improve balance.

books_Everydayhealth“Everyday Healing: Stand Up, Take Charge, and Get Your Health Back … One Day at a Time”

by Janette Hillis-Jaffe (paperback, New Page Books, 2015, 224 pages, $15.99)

Instead of prescribing a specific treatment, diet or exercise routine, “Everyday Healing” provides daily action steps to help you eliminate old habits and establish new paths to health. It offers practical guidance on overcoming healing challenges—from organizing your kitchen in order to cook healthier meals and boosting your confidence that you can heal—to having a tough conversation with an unsupportive spouse.

Books provided by the Stark County District Library, www.starklibrary.org.