Thursday, January 21, 2010

New Books in the Library: Health and Diet

A sampling of new diet and health books that have recently been added to the Glendale Public Library (just in time to follow through on that New Year's resolution!). Click on the title or the book cover to go to the library's catalog to place a hold, or go to the GPL Catalog to search for more titles.

Cook This, Not That!: Kitchen Survival Guide, The No-Diet Weight Loss Solution by David Zinczenko and Matt Goulding From the author of Eat This, Not That: Restaurant Survival Guide, the follow-up Cook This provides tips and recipes for healthier cooking habits at home.

The Mayo Clinic Diet: Eat Well, Enjoy Life, Lose Weight by Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research “Just in time for New Year's resolutions, experts from the Mayo Clinic present a well-rounded plan for dieting right. Editor-in-chief Donald Hensrud, chair of the Mayo Clinic's Preventive and Occupational Medicine division, packs this straightforward guide with useful tips, concise lists, charts, and color photos. Eschewing fads and quick fixes, the diet sticks to an involved, long-term, but indisputable plan for those willing to make significant lifestyle changes.” (Publishers Weekly, Dec. 2009 #1)

Prime-Time Health: A Scientifically Proven Plan for Feeling Young and Living Longer by William and Martha Sears “Baby- and child-care experts, the Searses present a healthy aging book for their patients' parents and grandparents, featuring an eight-week self-care nutrition and exercise plan to achieve and maintain optimum health. Now a 12-year survivor of colon cancer, Bill Sears restored himself after surgery and treatment by researching, developing and implementing the LEAN (Lifestyle, Exercise, Attitude, and Nutrition) regimen around which this book is centered.” (Publishers Weekly, Dec. 2009 #3)

The Full Plate Diet: Slim Down, Look Great, Be Healthy by Stuart Seale, Teresa Sherard, and Diana Fleming The authors present a diet plan that focuses on adding fruits, vegetables, and whole grains as staples to your diet.

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