A magnificent, beautifully written biography of cancer -- from its first documented appearances thousands of years ago through the epic battles to cure, control and conquer it, to a radical new understanding of its essence. In The Emperor of All Maladies, Siddhartha Mukherjee, doctor, researcher and award-winning science wri... read more
Do you want to lose fat, double testosterone, get the perfect posterior or give your partner a fifteen-minute female orgasm? Whatever your physical goal, "The 4-Hour Body" eclipses every other health manual by sharing the best kept secrets in the latest science and research to provide new strategies for redesigning the human ... read more
"Allen Carr's Easy Way to Stop Smoking" is the one that really works. It is the world's bestselling book on how to give up smoking. And this is the original and still the best edition of his classic book on how to give up smoking the easy way. Over Nine Million Copies Sold Worldwide. 'It didn't take any willpower. I didn't mi... read more
Recent diets and popular research is showing more and more how hidden sugar in your everyday foods, such as fruit, could be causing you to put on weight without knowing it. Use this handy guide to discover how much secret sugar and carbs are in the foods every day. The items are categorised alphabetically under the following ... read more
A must-have resource for any parent whose child has chronic health complaints. It's a frustrating treadmill: taking a child to the doctor for yet another ear infection, respiratory issue, tummy ache, or rash that can affect growth, susceptibility to infection, school performance, and energy levels, and being prescribed one t... read more
Provides consumers with easily understood information on the potential health effects of food additives and ingredients in cosmetics and personal care products. This latest edition is fully revised and updated with over 400 new entries.
This is a much needed cookbook containing over 100 recipes that have been created to tempt your tastebuds while managing your cholesterol levels, together with helpful advice and practical information. The book is set out in two sections; the first is packed with useful tips from dietitian Catherine Collins and the second off... read more
A body has to be clean before it can be lean and unless you rid your body of toxins you'll never be as slim and sculpted as you'd like. "The Clean & Lean Diet" shows you how - in just 14 days - to achieve a slimmer, more toned body. Divided into two sections, it explains first how to get 'Clean' by detoxing, and then how ... read more
|Author:||Jim Bartley with Tania Clifton-Smith|
Breathing Matters is a revolutionary book from one of New Zealand's top Ear, Nose & Throat surgeons. He believes that good breathing patterns can dramatically improve the lives of people with major diseases such as heart disease, asthma and depression. Breathing well helps us relax, normalises body biochemistry, reduces muscl... read more
Autism New Zealand estimates that up to 20,000 New Zealanders are directly affected by autism, and parents and professionals are hungry for authoritative new perspectives on this baffling disease.
Written as both a moving memoir and an international survey of autism by a journalist and father of an autistic child, A Per... read more
Death is part of all our lives - the deaths of people we love, the experience of terminal illness, the grief of friends or family. Yet we tend to speak of it with difficulty. And we know little about death in other cultures - what rituals are sustaining, what might cause distress, or what is appropriate in medical procedure. ... read more
When Gwendoline Smith chanced to have a breast examination at a mobile unit in 2009, little did she know where it might lead. Sure, she lived with the knowledge of her mother's breast cancer years before, but could it really happen to her too? The realisation dawned only when the medical evidence could not be questioned, and ... read more
Hyperventilation syndrome may bring with it a host of other symptoms, such as headaches, nightmares, hypochondria and tingling sensations all over the body.
While explaining what hyperventilation is and what causes it, this book includes tests which enable the reader to check whether they are bad breathers, and exercise... read more
|Author:||Professor Shaun Holt and Iona Macdonald|
More and more people are turning to natural therapies for depression, particularly given the sometimes-limited positive effects and frequent side effects from conventional antidepressant medications. Some natural therapies are surprisingly effective and are supported by strong evidence. For example, an Australasian study foun... read more
This best-selling book offers sensitive and practical advice on how to deal with the grieving process, from coping with the funeral to managing anniversaries and special dates. Suitable for both the bereaved and their support team, it explains what to expect emotionally, psychologically and practically from the first day thro... read more
Have you been on a million diets and you're still no healthier? Do you feel like you know what you 'need to do' to get in shape but just can't make it happen? Have you tried every healthy eating trick but still fall off the wagon when things get busy? The Lose Weight for Life approach: sorts out the facts from the fiction whe... read more
We've all been there, sitting uncomfortably in a paper gown as a doctor impassively describes our prognosis. Sometimes it's simple and treatable. Other times we get news we can't fathom, and then are faced with decisions that are literally life and death. How do we decide? In this revolutionary book, practicing physician, beh... read more
Sugar. It's killing us. Why do we eat so much of it? What are its hidden dangers? In 1972, when British scientist John Yudkin first proved that sugar was bad for our health, he was ignored by the majority of the medical profession and rubbished by the food industry. We should have heeded his warning. Today, 1 in 4 adults in t... read more
'Vegetable oils give you cancer. Every extra mouthful of vegetable oil you consume takes you one step closer to a deadly (and irreversible) outcome.' With these words David Gillespie begins his follow-up to the bestseller Big Fat Lies: How the diet industry is making you sick, fat & poor. In Big Fat Lies he analysed the ... read more
Do you have a headache? PMS? Cellulite? Shin splints? A broken heart? Or do you just need to chill the *&@# out? There's a yoga cure for each of these things. In "Yoga Cures, "Tara Stiles--owner of Strala Yoga in Manhattan--offers an A-to-Z guide of the poses you can do to target specific problems in your body and get you... read more