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Keep Off Holiday Weight - Cari Wira Dineen

Truth time: The average American gains about a pound between Halloween and New Year's, according to a New England Journal of Medicine study. While a pound or two doesn't sound like a lot, if you put on just two pounds a year over the course of 10 years, you'll be up 20 pounds—something that experts refer to as "creeping obesity." 

 

Meditation As Medicine - Dharma Singh Khalsa, M.D.

Proven effective by scientific research and presented here by Dr. Dharma Singh Khalsa and Cameron Stauth, the practice of Medical Meditation revolutionizes the healing process. By balancing and regenerating the body's ethereal and physical energies through simple meditations, Medical Meditation unites the mind, body, and spirit into a powerful triad.

 

Each Medical Meditation here has a specific physiological effect, targeting afflictions from arthritis to ulcers to cancer. Dr. Khalsa details the five unique attributes that endow this type of meditation with far more power than standard meditation. The combination of special postures and movements; exact positioning of the hands and fingers; particular mantras; specific breathing patterns; and a unique focus of concentration can change your entire biochemical profile, easing you into a calm, healing state. Practiced in conjunction with conventional or alternative medical treatments, cutting-edge Medical Meditation activates the healing force within you.

 

For your convenience, purchase this book online at chapters.indigo.ca

 

The Mindful Meals Diet: A Mind/Body Plan to Develop New Healthy Eating Habits

Kathy Corsetty and Judith E. Pearson, Ph.D.

The Mindful Meals Diet uncovers the reasons why diets don't work - ancient genetic food drives and unhealthy eating habits. The genes that permitted our ancestors to survive, during the period when calories were scarce, motivated them to prefer high calorie fats, sweets and more calories. These same 'obesity' genes are out of sync with present day needs, but still drive our food preferences.

 

For your convenience, purchase this book online at chapters.indigo.ca

 

Healthy Habits: Total Conditioning for a Healthy Body & Mind - Kathy Corsetty and Judith E. Pearson, Ph.D.

Healthy Habits™ is a step-by-step program designed to help you get and stay slim by combining psychology, behavior modification, Neuro- Linguistic Programming along with the American Dietetic Association's eating guide. Healthy Habits™ will help you uncover hidden reasons that may have prevented you from losing weight in the past.

 

For your convenience, purchase this book online at Amazon.com

 

The Perricone Weight-Loss Diet: A Simple 3-Part Program to Lose the Fat, the Wrinkles, and the Years - Nicholas Perricone, M.D.

The Perricone Weight-Loss Diet delivers a solid program that will melt away the pounds–while maintaining toned skin and healthy muscle mass. Dr. Perricone proves once again that chronic, subclinical inflammation is not only responsible for accelerated aging, wrinkles, and a host of degenerative diseases, it is at the basis of our current obesity epidemic. If you need to lose weight, this is the book!

 

For your convenience, purchase this book online at chapters.indigo.ca

 

Potato Chips - The evil lurking within those shiny bags!

 

Improved Ability to Sleep - author unknown

Sleep has an important role in our lives for maintaining good health.

 

How You Think, Feel and Live Affects Your Heart - Harvard Heart Letter

How you think, feel, and behave can affect heart disease for better or for worse, reports the June issue of the Harvard Heart Letter.

 

Supermarket Slimdown - American Media

It's easy to drop unwanted pounds when you're a savvy shopper. Here's your guide to the best and worst food choices in every aisle.

 

Obesity Surges Among Affluent - Nanci Hellmich

"All income groups are exposed to the same environment," says George Blackburn of Harvard Medical School. "Since fast food is so cheap, no income group is protected. The same tasty food is available to the rich.....

 

The preceding recommended reading materials contain valuable information; however, they are MOST helpful when combined with the support of your Psychologist or qualified mental health care professional.

 

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