Check prices on : Making a Good Brain Great, by Daniel Amen.
By analyzing thousands of brain scans, Dr. Daniel Amen has developed a rather intimate knowledge of the brain, and it's led him to some startling beliefs; namely, that we need to take care of our brains – just as we would protect other parts of our body. This includes giving it the proper amounts of nutrition, water and rest. his book, 'Making a Good Brain Great' then reads like a bible for what we should and shouldn't do to maintain peak mental performance.
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Yoga Anatomy, by Leslie Kaminoff
Check prices on : Yoga Anatomy, by Leslie Kaminoff.
Winner of a Nautilus Book Award, Yoga Anatomy dissects the muscles behind various positions. It digs in far deeper than most books by analyzing joint stresses, counter-movements and physical obstacles. Filled with anatomical illustrations, breathing directions and muscle-lengthening diagrams, the book shows you which asanas to use when you need to work out a particular area of the body.
Food Inc.: A Participant Guide, by Karl Weber
Check prices on : Food Inc.: A Participant Guide, by Karl Weber.
Going hand-in-hand with the documentary, Food, Inc., the book's designed to teach us "How Industrial Food is Making Us Sicker, Fatter, and Poorer-And What You Can Do About It." Of course, we know industrial food's not good for us, but the more interesting information here is the "what we can do about it" part. Weber's set out to provide us a guide to cost-effective organic eating. Unlike other sources that just tell us how bad our lifestyles are, Web's trying to get us to do something about it.
Wellness: Guidelines for a Healthy Lifestyle, by Hoeger, Turner, Hafen