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Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb...
by , Jimmy Moore

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English

Pages

332

Publication Date

August 06, 2014

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Leading health blogger Jimmy Moore and researcher and internist Dr. Eric C. Westman join forces again to explain the powerful therapeutic effects of a ketogenic diet--one that combines a customized carbohydrate restriction, moderation of protein intake, and real food-based fats--which is emerging in the scientific literature as a means for improving a wide range of diseases, from Type 2 diabetes to Alzheimer's and more. Simply eating a low-carb diet alone isn't enough, and Moore and Westman tell you why.<br /><br /><br />Have you looked at a low-carb diet simply as a means to lose weight? What if you learned that combining a low-carb nutritional approach with a high fat intake produces a powerful therapeutic effect on a wide variety of health conditions that most people think requires medication to control? That’s what <i>Keto Clarity</i> is all about. Jimmy Moore, the world’s leading low-carb diet blogger and podcaster, has reunited with his <i>Cholesterol Clarity</i> coauthor Dr. Eric C. Westman, a practicing internist and low-carb diet researcher, to bring you the crystal-clear information you need to understand what a ketogenic diet is all about and why it may be the missing element in your pursuit of optimal health. This book includes exclusive interviews from twenty of the world’s foremost authorities from various fields bringing their depth of expertise and experience using this nutritional approach. Moore and Westman clearly explain why ketosis is normal, how this nutritional approach is being used therapeutically by many medical professionals, a step-by-step guide to help you produce more ketones and track your progress, real life success stories of people using a ketogenic diet, and more. The solid evidence for nutritional ketosis in dealing with many of the chronic health problems of our day is presented, including: epilepsy, Type 2 diabetes, obesity, cardiovascular disease, metabolic syndrome, polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), heartburn (GERD), nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). The good evidence for ketogenic diets is also shared in dealing with Alzheimer's Disease (AD), Parkinson’s Disease, dementia, mental illness, schizophrenia, bipolar, depression, narcolepsy, and sleep disorders. Plus, you'll get the details on the emerging science that is showing great promise in treating cancer, autism, migraines, chronic pain, brain injury, stroke, kidney disease and so much more. <i>Keto Clarity</i> is your definitive guide to the benefits of a low-carb, high-fat diet. Full details on Jimmy Moore's yearlong n=1 scientific experiment of nutritional ketosis, in which he used sophisticated blood testing technology to track and monitor his production of ketones and blood sugar to achieve rather remarkable effects on his weight and health, is also presented as well as food shopping lists, 25+ low-carb, high-fat recipes, and a 21-day meal plan to get you going on your ketogenic lifestyle change. <i>Keto Clarity<i> gives you a whole new perspective on the work that the late, great Dr. Robert C. Atkins started in earnest with his promotion of the low-carb approach beginning in the 1960s. That revolution continues boldly in this book designed to shift your paradigm on diet and health forever!</i></i>
Ina May's Guide to Childbirth: Updated With New Material
by Ina May Gaskin

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English

Pages

370

Publication Date

November 19, 2008

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<b>What you need to know to have the best birth experience for you.<br /><br /></b>Drawing upon her thirty-plus years of experience, Ina May Gaskin, the nation’s leading midwife, shares the benefits and joys of natural childbirth by showing women how to trust in the ancient wisdom of their bodies for a healthy and fulfilling birthing experience. Based on the female-centered Midwifery Model of Care, <b>Ina May’s Guide to Natural Childbirth</b> gives expectant mothers comprehensive information on everything from the all-important mind-body connection to how to give birth without technological intervention. <br /><br />Filled with inspiring birth stories and practical advice, this invaluable resource includes:• Reducing the pain of labor without drugs--and the miraculous roles touch and massage play<br /><br />• What really happens during labor<br />• Orgasmic birth--making birth pleasurable<br /> • Episiotomy--is it really necessary? <br />• Common methods of inducing labor--and which to avoid at all costs<br />• Tips for maximizing your chances of an unmedicated labor and birth<br />• How to avoid postpartum bleeding--and depression <br />• The risks of anesthesia and cesareans--what your doctor <br />doesn’t necessarily tell you<br />• The best ways to work with doctors and/or birth care providers<br />• How to create a safe, comfortable environment for <br />birth in any setting, including a hospital<br />• And much more<br /><br /><b>Ina May’s Guide to Natural Childbirth</b> takes the fear out of childbirth by restoring women’s faith in their own natural power to give birth with more ease, less pain, and less medical intervention.
Elements of Critical Thinking: A Fundamental Guide to Effective D...
by Albert Rutherford

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English

Pages

278

Publication Date

October 16, 2018

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Stay alert and avoid being tricked. Apply logic and analysis to your everyday life. Detect hidden assumptions, spot inconsistencies, and recognize dishonesty.<br /><br /><br /><i>The quality of our lives is determined by the quality of our thinking. </i><br /><br />And the quality of our thinking is often determined <u>by the quality questions we ask from ourselves.</u> Critical thinking is the art of asking relevant, necessary, and meaningful questions to discover the objective truth behind words, events, and opinions in general. <br /><br />Today we have more access to information than ever before. Information influences our world view and decisions often without us noticing it. Following wrong idols can lead us to bad decisions which lead to unhappiness and a dissatisfying life. When what’s “right, beautiful, successful, and cool” gets dictated around us we often forget to think for ourselves and make our own choices. Thus we make bad decisions based on the opinion of others – not even our own. <br /><br />Who should make your life choices for you? You’ve put your own thoughts, wishes, and opinions off for too long. It’s time for that to change.<br /><br />Elements of Critical Thinking provides you with unique insights into the nature of thinking and reasoning - why are we often so wrong, why we are so inclined to avoid the responsibility of thinking for ourselves, and how can we develop solid, objective patterns of thought. <br /><br />This book is a guide for the notoriously “trusting,” “overwhelmed,” and “gullible”. It is a deep psychological dive into what makes us stop thinking for ourselves, and how to systematically combat those compulsions. It’s a book that stands apart from others because of the plethora of real-life examples, studies, and solutions. If you wish to add to your critical thinking toolkit, you’ll find the step-by-step answer in here.<br /><br /><br /><h2>Elements of Critical Thinking lays out: </h2><br />- The function of critical thinking and its main obstacles.<br />- <b>The varied elements of critical reasoning. </b><br />- Important abilities and traits of critical thinkers. <br />- <b>The vocabulary of critical analysis, </b><br />- The models essential to critical thinking.<br /><br />The most secure way of making good decisions is to have well-practiced and predictable strategies that you can use when you are faced with a problem that requires deeper analysis. <br /><br /><b>This book will provide you with helpful exercises and tips to help you can find better solutions to your problems. </b><br />- Learn the essential critical thinking skills when reading, writing, and speaking; <br />- <b>Be on your guard for hidden cognitive traps when shopping and interacting with advertisers. </b><br />– Discover the tools and strategies can help you become a more disciplined thinker, developing your analytical, reasoning, and reflective thinking skills.<br /><br /><h2>Be ready to learn. Be ready to argue intellectually. </h2><br />- Learn to read between the lines and assess the validity of statements.<br />- <b>Identify and separate logical and illogical reasoning. </b><br />- Learn how to construct a fair, well-reasoned argument with the help of formal and informal logic. <br /><br />As a physicist and computer scientist, I was always looking for logical, well-founded answers to questions. Yet, I needed to stay open to question my knowledge fairly often, revise my beliefs held, and unlearn some.<br /><br /><h2>In this book I share the best of the best critical thinkers – intertwined with my own – to help you develop this essential skill that the contemporary job market so keenly demands. I will help you create thinking patterns that lead to a critical, and more objective understanding of the world.</h2><br />
The Self-Discipline Blueprint: A Simple Guide to Beat Procrastina...
by Patrik Edblad

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English

Pages

164

Publication Date

January 16, 2018

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<h2>Achieve Anything You Set Your Mind To Without Feeling Overworked and Overwhelmed.</h2><br />What if a few simple habits and strategies could help you stop putting things off and start getting things done? What if you kept every promise you made to yourself? What if you could enjoy guilt-free leisure at the end of each day?<br /><br />Certified mental trainer, Patrik Edblad, has helped hundreds of coaching clients and thousands of readers beat procrastination and achieve their goals. In this book, he lays out the complete step-by-step guide to developing relentless self-discipline. You’ll discover:<br /><br /><ul><li>The four fundamental ”keystone habits” of self-discipline</li><br /><li>How to change your mindset to cultivate success</li><br /><li>How to establish your mission in life using The Hedgehog Concept</li><br /><li>How to find your unique ”why” using The Golden Circle</li><br /><li>How to get laser-focused on the right things by defining your Circle of Competence</li><br /><li>How to biologically reshape your mind and body for success by creating a Winner Effect</li><br /><li>Several research-backed strategies to radically transform your behavior</li></ul><br /><br /><h3><u>BONUS: The Self-Discipline Blueprint Workbook</u> — A FREE complimentary resource you can use to easily put everything you learn into immediate action</h3><br /><br /><h2>Click the Buy Now button at the top of this page and start building your self-discipline today!</h2>
Am I Dying?!: A Complete Guide to Your Symptoms--and What to Do N...
by , Marc Eisenberg M.D.

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English

Pages

335

Publication Date

December 31, 2018

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<p>A comprehensive, light-hearted resource for the hypochondriac in all of us, from two Columbia University cardiologists who review dozens of symptoms and offer advice on when to chill out, make a doctor’s appointment, or go to the hospital.<br /><br />Cardiologists at Columbia University Medical Center, Christopher Kelly, MD, and Marc Eisenberg, MD, FACC, are both highly accomplished physicians and health experts. Though they treat people of all ages with diverse health concerns, the one question most patients really want to know is, “Am I dying?!”</p><p>Most new symptoms turn out to be minor. Most likely, that stuffy nose isn’t a sign of cancer. But sometimes a headache isn’t just a temporary nuisance; it could be a sign of a serious condition. None of us wants to ignore a problem that could harm our health or even cause death. Though the internet offers a wealth of data, it can also be a source of harmful misinformation. So if you have a new symptom, how worried should you be?</p><p>In <em>Am I Dying?!,</em> Dr. Kelly and Dr. Eisenberg walk you through the most common symptoms—from back pain, bloating, chest pain, constipation, and forgetfulness to fatigue, rashes, shortness of breath, and weakness— and provide helpful, conversational guidance on what to do. Organized in a humorous, easy-to-access format and packed with practical information and expert advice, <em>Am I Dying?!</em> is an essential resource every household needs.</p>
Lessons From Critical Thinkers: Methods for Clear Thinking and An...
by Albert Rutherford

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English

Pages

175

Publication Date

December 19, 2018

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<h2>Do you want to <b>ask smart questions</b> like Socrates, be an <b>out-of-the-box thinker</b> like John Stuart Mill, and <b>rational</b> like Descartes? </h2><br /><br />These people have at least one thing in common; they were great critical thinkers of their time and their shared wisdom lived through the centuries. <br /><br />Lessons From Critical Thinkers provides intellectual power to engage with and participate in effective critical thoughts, arguments, debates, reading, and reflection drawn from methods in the history of philosophical cognitive development.<br /><br />•Learn to think slowly and deliberately before making a decision<br />•<b>Get ready to question opinions and even facts </b><br />•Learn to gather information before jumping to conclusions<br />•<b>Accept and expect the biased and flawed nature of human cognition </b><br /><br />Lessons From Critical Thinkers gives you a thorough presentation of the ideas and principles of critical thinking practiced by the greatest minds in history. Learn about the most important critical thinking methods to make better decisions in your personal life, career, and friendships.<br /><br /><h2>Equip yourself with the essential methods for clear, analytical, logical thinking and critique in a range of ideas and everyday situations.</h2><br />•Discover critical thinking by familiarizing with concepts from other disciplines, like philosophy, cognitive biases and errors, race and gender from sociology and political science, and symbols from rhetoric.<br />•<b>Apply critical thinking and reasoning skills to your day to day problems</b><br />•Find the most rewarding options in any opportunity.<br /><br />Lessons From Critical Thinkers is a helpful book for readers of any age and background who want to improve their critical thinking skills by learning from the greatest thinkers of all time. Learn to filter out irrelevant information efficiently and prioritize your resources to get the best results. Enhance your communication skills, reasoning, and logic. <br /><br /><br /><h2>Improve your <b>critical, logical, observational, and rational thinking skills</b> with the timeless principles presented in this book.</h2><br />
The Complete Book of Essential Oils and Aromatherapy, Revised and...
by Valerie Ann Worwood

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English

Pages

712

Publication Date

October 15, 2016

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<strong>Looking for books on essential oils?<br /> <br /> Completely updated essential oils book:</strong> <em>The Complete Book of Essential Oils and Aromatherapy</em> might be the best aromatherapy book available anywhere. And, it just got better!<br /> <br /> <strong>If you liked Modern Essentials, you’ll love this essential oils favorite:</strong> <em>The Complete Book of Essential Oils and Aromatherapy</em>, <em>Revised and Expanded</em> is a necessary resource for anyone interested in alternative approaches to healing and lifestyle. This new edition contains more than 800 easy-to-follow recipes for essential oil treatments from Valerie Ann Worwood, a consultant and expert on the clinical uses of essential oils internationally.<br /> <br /> <strong>Explore the multitude of benefits of essential oils and aromatherapy:</strong> In her clear and positive voice, Worwood provides tools to address a variety of health issues, including specific advice for children, women, men, and seniors. This aromatheraphy book also covers self-defense against microbes and contaminants, emotional challenges, care for the home and workplace, and applications for athletes, dancers, travelers, cooks, gardeners, and animal lovers. Worwood also offers us her expertise in the use of essential oils in beauty and spa treatments, plus profiles of 125 essential oils, 37 carrier oils, and more.<br /> <br /> <strong>An essential oils book classic for 25 years:</strong> Since the publication of the first edition of this book 25 years ago, the positive impact of essential oil use has become increasingly recognized, as scientific researchers throughout the world have explored essential oils and their constituents for their unique properties and uses.
The Dangerous Case of Donald Trump: 27 Psychiatrists and Mental H...
by Bandy X. Lee

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English

Pages

382

Publication Date

October 03, 2017

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<p><b>The <i>New York Times </i>bestseller! More than two dozen psychiatrists and psychologists offer their consensus view that Trump's mental state presents a clear and present danger to our nation and individual well-being.</b></p><p>This is not normal.</p><p>Since the start of Donald Trump’s presidential run, one question has quietly but urgently permeated the observations of concerned citizens: What is <i>wrong</i> with him? Constrained by the American Psychiatric Association’s “Goldwater rule,” which inhibits mental health professionals from diagnosing public figures they have not personally examined, many of those qualified to answer this question have shied away from discussing the issue at all. The public has thus been left to wonder whether he is mad, bad, or both.</p><p>In THE DANGEROUS CASE OF DONALD TRUMP, twenty-seven psychiatrists, psychologists, and other mental health experts argue that, in Mr. Trump’s case, their moral and civic “duty to warn” America supersedes professional neutrality. They then explore Trump’s symptoms and potentially relevant diagnoses to find a complex, if also dangerously mad, man.</p><p>Philip Zimbardo and Rosemary Sword, for instance, explain Trump’s impulsivity in terms of “unbridled and extreme present hedonism.” Craig Malkin writes on pathological narcissism and politics as a lethal mix. Gail Sheehy, on a lack of trust that exceeds paranoia. Lance Dodes, on sociopathy. Robert Jay Lifton, on the “malignant normality” that can set in everyday life if psychiatrists do not speak up.</p><p>His madness is catching, too. From the trauma people have experienced under the Trump administration to the cult-like characteristics of his followers, he has created unprecedented mental health consequences across our nation and beyond.</p><p>It’s not all in our heads. It’s in his.</p><p>"There will not be a book published this fall more urgent, important, or controversial than <i>The Dangerous Case of Donald Trump</i>...profound, illuminating and discomforting" —Bill Moyers</p>
Dr. Dean Ornish's Program for Reversing Heart Disease: The Only S...
by Dean Ornish MD

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English

Pages

672

Publication Date

September 22, 2010

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<b>The Ornish Diet has been named the “#1 best diet for heart disease” by <i>U.S. News & World Report </i>for seven consecutive years!</b><br /><br />Dr. Dean Ornish is the first clinician to offer documented proof that heart disease can be halted, or even reversed, simply by changing your lifestyle. Based on his internationally acclaimed scientific study, which has now been ongoing for years, Dr. Ornish's program has yielded amazing results. Participants reduced or discontinued medications; they learned how to lower high blood pressure; their chest pain diminished or disappeared; they felt more energetic, happy, and calm; they lost weight while eating more; and blockages in coronary arteries were actually reduced.<br /><br />In his breakthrough book, Dr. Ornish presents this and other dramatic evidence and guides you, step-by-step, through the extraordinary Opening Your Heart program, which is winning landmark approval from America's health insurers. The program takes you beyond the purely physical side of health care to include the psychological, emotional and spiritual aspects so vital to healing. This book represents the best modern medicine has to offer. It can inspire you to open your heart to a longer, better, happier life.
Backyard Medicine: Harvest and Make Your Own Herbal Remedies
by , Matthew Seal

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English

Pages

224

Publication Date

May 01, 2009

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<DIV><B>With this “wonderful book all herbalists need,” you can learn to make your own teas, tinctures, poultices, and more (David Hoffmann, BSc FNIMH).</B><BR />  <BR /> Modern medicine is truly a blessing. Advances are made with astonishing speed every day, using both science and technology to make our lives longer and healthier. But if the era of modern medicine began less than two hundred years ago, how did people treat sickness and poor health before then? This book holds the answer.<BR />  <BR /> Researched and written by a practicing medical herbalist and natural healer, <I>Backyard Medicine</I> is the basis for a veritable natural pharmacy that anyone can create. Featuring over 120 easily made herbal home remedies and fully illustrated with nearly three hundred color photographs, this book offers fascinating insights into the literary, historic, and global applications of fifty common wild plants and herbs that can be used in medicines.<BR />  <BR /> Anyone who wants to improve his or her health in a completely natural way will find this book to be an absolute must-have for their home—and garden.</DIV>

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