It Starts With Food outlines a clear, balanced, sustainable plan to change the way you eat forever-and transform your life in profound and unexpected ways. Your success story begins with the Whole30®, Dallas and Melissa Hartwig's powerful 30-day nutritional reset. Since 2009, their underground Whole30 program has quietly led tens of thousands of people to weight loss, enhanced quality of life, and a healthier relationship with food-accompanied by stunning health improvements.
"I loved it! Now I know what all the hype is about"
When it comes to health, there is one criminally overlooked element: sleep. Good sleep helps you shed fat for good, stave off disease, stay productive, and improve virtually every function of your mind and body. That's what Shawn Stevenson learned when a degenerative bone disease crushed his dream of becoming a professional athlete. Like many of us, he gave up on his health and his body...until he decided there must be a better way.
"What I needed to create a great morning and bed time routine"
On this powerful audiobook, Louise L. Hay, the world-renowned author and metaphysical teacher, narrates the text of her internationally acclaimed book of the same name. Louise shares her powerful firsthand experiences on the healing path, and explains how limiting beliefs and ideas are often the cause of illness.
This classic guide to the world’s most successful stop smoking method is all you need to quit up smoking. You can even smoke while you listen. There are no scare tactics, you will not gain weight and stopping will not feel like deprivation. If you want to kick the habit then go for it. Allen Carr has helped millions of people become happy non-smokers.
"So Easy It's Scary"
Building upon this critical work in Good Calories, Bad Calories and presenting fresh evidence for his claim, Taubes now revisits the urgent question of what’s making us fat—and how we can change—in this exciting new book. Persuasive, straightforward, and practical, Why We Get Fat makes Taubes’s crucial argument newly accessible to a wider audience.
"Eye opening, life changing book!"
Combining modern genetic science and evolutionary biology, The Primal Blueprint dispels a number of the myths that modern medicine and conventional wisdom have come to accept as fact. Author Mark Sisson takes the listener on a fascinating journey through human evolution, comparing the life and robust health of our hunter-gatherer ancestors with a day in the life of a modern family - exposing potential health issues that arise from trying to do the right things living in the 21st century.
"Good intro, but does not go over science..."
With case histories and the results of in-depth mind-body research, Dr. Sarno describes how patients recognize the emotional roots of their back pain and sever the connections between mental and physical pain - and how, just by listening to this program, you may start recovering from back pain today!
"Believe the Unbelievable"
In The Chakra System, listeners join Judith in 12 sessions of personal one-on-one guidance to learn how to use the seven chakras, or energy centers, to strengthen and focus their personal power, improve intimate relationships, enhance intuition, and enter into their highest spiritual wisdom.
"I will listen to this many more times..."
We all want to discover the secret to a long and healthy life. But how do you incorporate the secrets of personal wellness into the unique demands of your own schedule? What information would a knowledgeable and compassionate family physician offer someone looking for a reference guide to healthy living? These 36 comprehensive lectures offer you practical and expert advice that allows you to make your own personalized choices about healthy living, as well as ways to apply that knowledge to your lifestyle.
In Eat Move Sleep, Tom Rath delivers an audiobook that will improve your health for years to come. Quietly managing a serious illness for more than 20 years, Tom has assembled a wide range of information on the impact of eating, moving, and sleeping. Written in his classic conversational style, Eat Move Sleepfeatures the most proven and practical ideas from his research. This remarkably quick listen offers advice that is comprehensive yet simple and often counterintuitive but always credible.
"Great Tips, Well Researched, but..."
Though we talk about wanting to age gracefully, the truth is that when it comes to getting older, we’re programmed to dread an inevitable decline: in our health, our looks, our sexual relationships, even the pleasure we take in living life. But as Christiane Northrup, MD, shows us in this profoundly empowering program, we have it in us to make growing older an entirely different experience for both our bodies and our souls.
"30-something, loved this book!"
Yoga's popularity is soaring, but its widespread acceptance as an exercise for physical fitness and the recognition of its health benefits have not been matched by an understanding of the emotional, intellectual, and spiritual development that the yogic tradition can also offer. In Light on Life, B.K.S. Iyengar explains this new and more complete understanding of the yogic journey.
"Audible, please give us more like this book"
Oola is not your typical self-help book. Oola is a "state of awesomeness." It's when your life is balanced and growing in the seven key areas of life (fitness, finance, family, field, faith, friends, and fun).
Anti-aging has become a multi-billion dollar industry, but do you know which products, procedures or treatments are really going to help you look (and feel!) younger? Rest assured, the days of painful procedures that promised you the fountain of youth, cost a fortune, and then - surprise! - didn't work, are gone. There are treatments available that can halt, and in some cases, even reverse the aging process.
"The title is inaccurate"
It is estimated that more than 20 million Americans have practiced some form of yoga, yet almost none of them have heard of yoga's early teachers or their insights. While we are familiar with yoga's physical benefits, the original purpose of yoga as a path to inner freedom and enlightenment is embodied by only a few students in the West. Now yoga scholar Georg Feuerstein immerses you in The Lost Teachings of Yoga, the first comprehensive audio curriculum about yoga's original spiritual wisdom and practices.
"Great insightful book"
A 75th anniversary keepsake volume of the most important and practical self-help book ever written, Alcoholics Anonymous. Here is a special deluxe edition of a book that has changed millions of lives and launched the modern recovery movement: Alcoholics Anonymous. Alcoholics Anonymous has touched and transformed myriad lives, and finally appears in a volume that honors its posterity and impact.
"Love This Book!"
Are you experiencing physical or emotional symptoms that no one is able to explain? If so, you may be suffering a traumatic reaction to a past event, teaches Levine.
"New Neuroscience Applied"
Younger Next Year is about how to turn back your biological clock. How to become functionally younger every year for the next five to 10 years, and continue to live with vitality and grace into your 80s and beyond.
Move Your DNA explains the science behind our need for natural movement - right down to the cellular level. It examines the differences between the movements in a typical hunter-gatherer's life and the movements in our own. It shows the many problems with using exercise like movement vitamins instead of addressing the deeper issue of a poor movement diet.
"Human Kinetics Explored & Motivation To Get Moving"
With the New York Times best-selling Younger Next Year, coauthors Crowley and Lodge showed countless men how to change their lives to achieve peak fitness and live longer, healthier, happier lives. Now they are back with an equally insightful, important, and, at times, downright hilarious version for women.
"Outstanding Guide for Life"
What's the purpose of staying young? You may ask. Well, there are a lot of positive aspects of staying young in a person's life. Staying young is something that is in demand now. There are many ways that you can look and feel that way, especially without having to shell out a lot of money.
Enough with the trendy alternative medicines and therapies already! How about something that just works? That's where essential oils come in. They have stood the test of time when it comes to organic and natural remedies for weight loss, anti-aging, and many cognitive benefits (including feeling more alert and having better sleep)!
Get the facts on senior housing, senior living, and senior retirement! A must-have book if you or someone else you know is in or nearing their golden years! Take steps now to make an intelligent decision as to where to retire to and what type of housing to choose! Also, learn strategies on how to live intelligently and comfortably in your retirement years. The right decisions made during retirement can dramatically improve the quality of your life or your loved ones' lives for many years to come.
"Senior Living Tips"
Heart disease is a serious problem affecting millions of people around the world! Would you like to be doing things that will help keep your heart healthy and strong for many years to come? If so, be sure to check out this book - it clearly explains everything you need to know about heart health! Find out what you can do naturally and inexpensively to keep your heart healthy and strong!
"Great advice for a strong and healthy heart."
Nearly all of us want to be more productive, but finding the method that works for you among the hundreds and hundreds of different tips, tricks and hacks can be a daunting prospect. After graduating college Chris Bailey decided to dedicate a whole year to doing just that - experimenting with as many of the techniques as he could and finding the things that work.
Oil of oregano fights infections, protects against harmful organisms, source of essential nutrients, digestive aid, menstrual aid, antioxidant, allergy support, assists in weight loss, helps with aches and stiffness and immune system support. Oregano helps fight urinary tract infections, respiratory infections, yeast infections - such as candida, parasitic infections, antiseptic essential oil, wards off insects and aids in the healing process of cold sores, dandruff and skin conditions, and more.
The physical changes that occur after women turn 40 are unavoidable - and can be unnerving. Menopause affects every aspect of life - from sex and sleep to mood and mental clarity to weight and body temperature. While there are a number of resources available, many are confusing and contradictory. Now, Manhattan gynecologist Dr. Tara Allmen, an experienced, nationally board-certified menopause practitioner, shares her knowledge to help women be their happiest and healthiest.
"I was always so good at focusing, what happened?"
Have you heard people say that age is just a number? That perspective shows great wisdom. One's age should not influence the way anyone feels about who he or she is as an individual. Really, you are only as old as you feel. By breaking some unhealthy habits and making conscious decisions regarding how you live, it is possible to slow the aging process.
It is the desire of all humans to live long on earth and fulfill their purpose for existence. Many have desired to live up to 80, 90, 100, and some even wish to live longer. While this desire to live long is a legitimate one, it often happens that people die when they least wished or expected
Across the Western world, more and more people are slowing down. Slower is better: better work, better productivity, better exercise, better sex, better food. Don't hurry, be happy. Almost everyone complains about the hectic pace of their lives. These days our culture teaches that faster is better. But in the race to keep up, everything suffers - our work, diet and health; our relationships and sex lives. Carl Honoré uncovers a movement that challenges the cult of speed.
This book contains proven steps and strategies on how to get to sleep easy and wake up feeling great. In today's digitally hooked, fast-paced world, an increasing number of people are constantly suffering from lack of quality sleep. What is worse, some have become dependent on sleeping pills and other unnatural solutions. While such may provide temporarily relief, they will cause long-term harm on your mental and physical health. The good news is, there are plenty of easy natural strategies that will help you fall asleep easily, and this book will reveal them.
Discover the new goals and new rules that are the route to a healthier, better looking and better functioning body. For life. From Gwen Stefani and Cameron Diaz to Jennifer Aniston and Naomi Watts, a new breed of 40- and 50-plus women are redefining not just what an ageless body looks like but what's entailed in achieving it.
Good Sugar Bad Sugar tackles the biggest dietary threat to the modern world: sugar. Due to refined sugar in so many foods, we are seeing epidemics of obesity and type II diabetes on a global scale. The warnings are stark - a 50 percent rise in the death toll from type II diabetes in the next 10 years - yet it's not as straightforward as telling people to cut down on the sugar. Sugar consumption is an addiction that begins at birth and it requires a proven method to get you free.
"a must read"
For anyone who has lost a career because of chronic pain.... For anyone who has ever felt devastated, confused, or less-than because your health prevents you from working a formal job.... For anyone who have ever said to God, "This doesn't make sense. Wouldn't I be more useful to you if I were healthy?" This book is for you.
Old age is not a time of death: it is a phase of life. On The Spiritual Elder, you will gain a new understanding of old age, based on Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi's joy-filled work at the Spiritual Eldering Project. His work reveals that the final period of life can be just as pleasurable - just as full of significant moments - as every other stage of our mortal journey. Old age, he teaches, is an opportunity to find satisfaction that we will never again experience.
Sleep problems aren't created when you put your head on the pillow. Everything you do during the day - every thought, every behaviour, every choice you make - can impact how you sleep at night. Dr Nerina Ramlakhan, a physiologist and renowned sleep and energy expert, has worked with people for over 25 years. Combining this professional experience with academic and personal insights, she shares her view that sleep problems are not just about sleep but rather about how we deal with life and its inevitable challenges.
Imagine walking along a beautiful mountain stream. You can hear birds singing as the stream rushes by. Light waves of fresh air are cooling your face, and the sun warms your back as you keep walking. In the distance you see a beautiful waterfall. You start walking towards this waterfall and feel the mist on your face and hands as you approach it. You can now see the water bounce off the rocks and bubbles of air large and small pop.
Birdsong relaxes physically and stimulates cognitively at the same time. People find birdsong relaxing and reassuring because over thousands of years, they have learnt when the birds sing they are safe. This natural soundscape is productivity boosting and can be used at work to help focus, improve cognition and reduce tiredness. Gentle birdsong also masks unwanted background noise, hum, and conversation, which will help with reduction of tension and stress.
Encouraging, inspiring, and practical, The Grace in Aging invites all those who have ever experienced spiritual longing to awaken in their twilight years. Since aging, in and of itself, does not lead to spiritual maturity, The Grace in Aging suggests and explores causes and conditions that we can create in our lives, just as we are living them, to allow awakening to unfold - transforming the predictable sufferings of aging into profound opportunities for growth in clarity, love, compassion, and peace.
Howard Murad, M.D., FAAD, is one today's foremost authorities on health and skincare, and his philosophies have helped men and women around the world look and feel as young and healthy as possible. With The Water Secret, Dr. Murad shares a new, scientifically proven strategy, cultivated over years of practice and treating over 50,000 patients, to help you look and feel better from the inside out.
"A Must Listen!"
How we eat, farm and shop for food is not only a matter of taste. Our choices regarding what we eat involve every essential aspect of our human nature: the animal, the sensuous, the social, the cultural, the creative, the emotional and the intellectual. Thinking seriously about food requires us to consider our relationship to nature, to our fellow animals, to each other and to ourselves. So can thinking about food teach us about being virtuous, and can what we eat help us to decide how to live?
In Rethinking Aging, Nortin M. Hadler examines health-care choices offered to aging Americans and argues that too often the choices serve to profit the provider rather than benefit the recipient, leading to the medicalization of everyday ailments and blatant overtreatment. Rethinking Aging forewarns and arms listeners with evidence-based insights that facilitate health-promoting decision making.
While most books focus solely on the role of cholesterol in heart disease, Reverse Heart Disease Now draws on new research that points to the surprising other causes. Two leading cardiologists draw on their collective 50 years of clinical cardiology research to show you how to combine the benefits of modern medicine, over-the-counter vitamins and supplements, and simple lifestyle changes to have a healthy heart.
Ultimately, Hadler's insights illustrate how the state of the science can and should inform the art and practice of medicine as well as public policy. Stabbed in the Back will arm any reader with the insights necessary to make informed decisions when confronting the next episode of low back pain.
"It's all in your head."
Americans are afraid of their food. And for good reason. In 2011, the deadliest food-borne illness outbreak in a century delivered killer listeria bacteria on innocuous cantaloupe never before suspected of carrying that pathogen. Nearly 50 million Americans will get food poisoning this year. Spoiled, doctored or infected food will send more than 100,000 people to the hospital. Three thousand will die. We expect, even assume, our government will protect our food, but how often do you think a major U.S. food farm get inspected by federal or state officials?
Completely updated with the latest research, The Vitamin D Cure tells you all you need to know about this miraculous natural substance - today's best way to heal pain, prevent disease, and improve your mood. We now know that adding vitamin D to your daily regimen can net you unbelievable benefits, from reducing your chances of having certain kinds of cancer to gaining flexibility and youthful exuberance well into your seventies and beyond. And no, a dose of daily sunshine doesn't give you enough!
"Very Good Listening"
No one can avoid gray hair and wrinkles, but what about preventing the brain from aging? Dr. Eric Braverman, "America's Brain Doctor" and best-selling author has created a simple, science-based plan that can help prevent the worst mental side effects of aging: memory loss, cognitive decline, and mood changes.
More than 78 million American adults are nearing the age when unexpected aches and pains, weight gains, sudden illnesses, and confusing mental changes begin to occur. As children, our questions about how our bodies will change are met with knowledge and patience - anything to make the transition as seamless as possible. But at 50 or 60, there’s no one to help us figure out whether the changes we’re experiencing are a cause for concern or just a normal part of aging. Is This Normal? is a guidebook that focuses on putting this generation at ease by answering their most common questions.
Despite the rosy picture painted in the ads of a miracle cure for high cholesterol and its attendant heart disease, the reality of taking statins may be far less pretty. Dr. Barbara H. Roberts, director of the Women’s Cardiac Center at the Miriam Hospital in Rhode Island, discusses both the benefits and health risks of these popular drugs in this comprehensive guide that finally reveals the questionable science behind the research studies. This honest, patient-friendly appraisal of the most widely used medications in the world may shock you, but it may also save your life.
"WOW! Listen to what Dr. Roberts has to say!"
If you are a woman in your late 30s or 40s and are experiencing mood swings, free-floating anxiety, memory lapses, inability to concentrate, sleep disturbances...it is not all in your head, and you are not alone.This compassionate and comprehensive book covers everything you need to know about perimenopause - the changes that occur in the decade before menopause.
In this groundbreaking new book, a Harvard-trained neurologist shows how you can attain lifelong mental fitness. Utilizing the latest breakthroughs in research, Dr. Jeff Victoroff has developed a definitive, life-changing plan that provides you with the powerful, scientifically based methods you need to protect your brain from aging and memory loss. Starting today, you too can save your brain.
In this age of lunchtime lifts, wrinkle-erasing injections, furrow fillers, and lip plumpers, there’s no question that anyone who aims to look younger easily can. But Lauren Kessler wants something more than to follow the cosmetic path to youthfulness. She wants to live with energy, stamina, vitality, resilience, and health for a very, very long time. Her goal: to reverse her biological age from the inside out.
I've blogged about my fitness routine, and readers have asked for me to go into more detail about how I have gotten in shape and how I maintain that shape. This work is the result of those requests. It is full of controversial claims, so be warned. I truly believe that if people follow the handful of principles in this short read, they will improve their health and change their lives.