Best Preventive Medicine Books
Here you will get Best Preventive Medicine Books For you.This is an up-to-date list of recommended books.
1. Real Food for Pregnancy: The Science and Wisdom of Optimal Prenatal Nutrition
Author: by Lily Nichols
Prenatal nutrition can be confusing. A lot of the advice you have been given about what to eat (or what not to eat) is well-meaning, but frankly, outdated or not evidenced-based. In Real Food for Pregnancy, you will get clear answers on what to eat and why, with research to back up every recommendation.
Author and specialist in prenatal nutrition, Lily Nichols, RDN, CDE, has taken a long and hard look at the science and discovered a wide gap between current prenatal nutrition recommendations and what foods are required for optimal health in pregnancy and for your baby’s development.
There has never been a more comprehensive and well-referenced resource on prenatal nutrition. With Real Food for Pregnancy as your guide, you can be confident that your food and lifestyle choices support a smooth, healthy pregnancy.
2. Chronic: The Hidden Cause of the Autoimmune Pandemic and How to Get Healthy Again
Author: by Steven Phillips
Autoimmune disease and chronic illness is a global pandemic.What is fueling it? In this timely book, Steven Phillips, MD, and his former patient, Sony singer-songwriter Dana Parish, reveal striking evidence that a broad range of common infections, from COVID-19 to Lyme and many others, cause a variety of autoimmune, psychiatric, and chronic conditions.
Chronic explores the science behind what makes them difficult to diagnose and treat, debunks widely held beliefs by doctors and patients alike, and provides solutions that empower sufferers to reclaim their lives. Dr. Phillips was already an internationally renowned physician specializing in complex, chronic diseases when he became a patient himself.
After nearly dying from his own mystery illness, he experienced firsthand the medical community’s ignorance about the pathogens that underlie a deep spectrum of serious conditionsfrom fibromyalgia, multiple sclerosis, chronic fatigue syndrome, rheumatoid arthritis, and lupus, to depression, anxiety, OCD and neurodegenerative disorders.
3. Health Behavior: Theory, Research, and Practice (Jossey-Bass Public Health)
Author: by Karen Glanz
The essential health behavior text, updated with the latest theories, research, and issues Health Behavior: Theory, Research and Practice provides a thorough introduction to understanding and changing health behavior, core tenets of the public health role. Covering theory, applications, and research, this comprehensive book has become the gold standard of health behavior texts.
This new fifth edition has been updated to reflect the most recent changes in the public health field with a focus on health behavior, including coverage of the intersection of health and community, culture, and communication, with detailed explanations of both established and emerging theories.
Offering perspective applicable at the individual, interpersonal, group, and community levels, this essential guide provides the most complete coverage of the field to give public health students and practitioners an authoritative reference for both the theoretical and practical aspects of health behavior.
4. Rainbow® FOOT Reflexology/ Acupressure Massage CHART in the Inner Light Resources Rainbow® Cards & Charts Series. 8.5 x 11 in; 2-sided (Small Poster/ Large Card)
Author: by Yshkeyna Hamilla M.A
This chart is thorough and precise for professionals yet clear and easy to use by new-comers, this is the only Reflexology Chart (and Card) available that is truly color-coded by the Chakras (body-mind emotion correlation centers of the body). This special brilliant coding system illustrates the well-organized patterns of pressure points in our Feet/ Hands, making them quick and easy to learn (and teach).
Great nutshell guides to stress-relief, healing and natural health. Used internationally by massage schools and other professionals as well as by thousands for personal use. (For Spanish see below). Chart size has all info. On wallet-card-size Ft, plus special vivid color pictoral guides on both sides of special pressure point patterns used for key concerns, including: Stress, Headaches, PMS/ Cramps/nausea, Arthritis, Colds…A top seller!
5. Grow Wild: The Whole-Child, Whole-Family, Nature-Rich Guide to Moving More
Author: by Katy Bowman
From biomechanist and bestselling author Katy Bowman comes her eagerly anticipated guide to getting kidsfrom babies to preteensand their families moving more, together, outside. Our kids are moving less than any other generation in human history; indoor time and screen time have skyrocketed.
As adults and kids turn more to “convenient,” tech-based solutions, tasks that once required head-to-toe use of our muscles and bones can be done with a click and a swipe. Without realizing it, we’ve traded convenience for the movement-rich environment that our physical, mental, and environmental health depends on.
Parents don’t know what to do! But there’s good news: While the problem feels massive, the solution is simpleand fun! Grow Wild not only breaks down the big ideas’ behind movement as a nutrient, it serves as field guidehow to spot all the movement opportunities we’re currently missing.
Learn to stack your life for richer experiences that don’t take more time: Set up your home to promote more movement, naturally Dress for (movement) success Add snacktivities to your meals Plan dynamic celebrations Create a dynamic homework space Bring nature into your home and play And much more!
6. 7 Steps to Get Off Sugar and Carbohydrates: Healthy Eating for Healthy Living with a Low-Carbohydrate, Anti-Inflammatory Diet (Healthy Living Series)
Author: by Susan U Neal
Over half of Americans live with a chronic illness and forty percent suffer from obesity, primarily due to the overconsumption of sugar and refined carbohydrates. Seven Steps to Get Off Sugar and Carbohydrates provides a day-by-day plan to wean your body off these addictive products and regain your health.
These changes in your eating habits will start your lifestyle journey to the abundant life Jesus wants you to experience, not a life filled with disease and poor health. You will learn how to:eliminate brain fog, cure diseases, and lose weightchoose foods that benefit versus foods that damagethe ones God gave us to eat, not the food industry find healthy food alternatives and plan your menurecognize the emotional reasons we overeat and the science behind food addiction and a candida infection (overgrowth of yeast in the gut)identify food triggers and use God’s Word to fight impulsive eating locate resourceseducational videos and books, meal planning, support organizations, and recipes.
7. Diastasis Recti: The Whole-body Solution to Abdominal Weakness and Separation
Author: by Katy Bowman
Our abdominal muscles are rarely broken; rather their weakness is a reflection of how little we use our entire body. Whether you have diastasis recti, a hernia, are postnatal, or simply have a very weak midsectionthis is the definitive whole-body guide to restoring your core!
Abdominal muscles have many important jobstwisting the spine safely, accommodating pregnancy, protecting your abdominal organs, and even breathing are just some of the jobs we want them to do well. Many will try to fix their middle though crunches and other abdominal exercises without realizing that things like tight shoulder muscles, poor posture habits, and even our breathing patterns can be affecting what’s going on in our abs.
In Diastasis Recti, biomechanist Katy Bowman: Gives 30+ exercises, organized into Small, Medium, and Big Moves Expands the core to include essential parts, like the shoulders and pelvis (and how movement patterns here can worsen abdominal separations) Explains why it’s better to think of a diastasis (abdominal hernias, or even weakness) as a symptom rather than as the problem Teaches 5 simple postural adjustments to change the forces on the front of the abdomen Notes that in addition to exercises, you can sit, stand, and walk for a stronger core By making the material understandable, approachable, and achievable, Bowman offers an outstanding and necessary guide to diastasis recti and many other abdomen-related issues.
8. The How Not To Die Cookbook: Over 100 Recipes to Help Prevent and Reverse Disease
Author: by Dr Michael Greger
Published at: Bluebird; Main Market edition (December 13, 2018)
From the author of the global bestseller How Not To Die comes The How Not To Die Cookbook a lavish, beautifully illustrated collection of delicious recipes based on the groundbreaking nutritional science of the original book. Dr Michael Greger, founder of the wildly popular website NutritionFacts, takes his comprehensive, lifesaving science into the kitchen.
Why suffer from disease and ill health when the right food is proven to keep you healthy, and without the side effects of drugs? We can avoid heart disease, cancer and our other biggest killers if we use food as medicine, and the How Not To Die Cookbook offers a sustainable and delicious guide to preparing and eating the foods that will prevent and reverse fatal diseases.
Featuring over 100 easy-to-follow, beautifully photographed plant-based recipes, with plenty of recipes suitable for vegetarians and vegans, the How Not To Die Cookbook merges cutting-edge science with everyday ingredients from the supermarket to help you and your family eat your way to better health and a longer life.
9. The Second Baby Book: How to cope with pregnancy number two and create a happy home for your firstborn and new arrival
Author: by Sarah Ockwell-Smith
Piatkus (January 5, 2021)
‘The thing about having a second baby is it’s likely to differ a lot from your first experience. Sarah Ockwell’s Smith’s guide looks at the challenges you might face along with some practical tips to consider. The book offers a friendly feel that reminds us issues and all, we’ll be just fine’ Mirror, Best Baby Books for Parents 2020Having a second baby is a very different experience from having your first, yet there is little recognition of the wide range of issues that need to be considered when bringing a second child into the family.
In this incredibly helpful book, Sarah Ockwell-Smith helps parents feel more positive and prepared for life with two children. The book begins with the obvious question: when is the right time to add another member to the family? It then goes on to examine the specific issues that can arise with a second pregnancy and birth; the common concerns about siblings, such as how to prepare your firstborn for what’s to come; how to cope with the practicalities of life with two young children (aka actually managing to get anything done!
Integrated Behavioral Health in Primary Care: Step-By-Step Guidance for Assessment and Intervention
Author: by Christopher L. Hunter
This timely new edition of Integrated Behavioral Health in Primary Care brings the reader up to speed with the changing aspects of primary care service delivery in response to the Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH), the Triple-Aim health approach, and the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
Drawing on research evidence and years of experience, the authors provide practical information and guidance for behavioral health care practitioners who wish to work more effectively in the fast-paced setting of primary care, and provide detailed advice for addressing common health problems such as generalized anxiety disorder, depression, weight issues, sleep problems, cardiovascular disorders, pain disorders, sexual problems, and more.
New to this edition are chapters on population health and the PCMH; children, adolescents, and parenting; couples; managing suicide risk; and shared medical appointments.
11. Encyclopedia of Primary Prevention and Health Promotion
Author: by Thomas P. Gullotta
Public Health is one of the fastest growing university programs in the United States today. At the same time, the challenges that face the practitioner continue to grow and become more complex. This Encyclopedia of Primary Prevention and Health Promotion, 2nd ed covers more than 250 topics, taking a lifespan approach to the fields of public health and prevention.
The encyclopedia is divided into four volumes: 1. Foundational Topics 2. Early Childhood and Childhood 3.Adolescence 4. Adulthood and Older Adulthood Within each volume, issues of illness prevention and health promotion (sometimes referred to as “positive psychology”) are addressed in chapter-length entries arranged alphabetically.
An international group of contributors synthesizes research focusing on improving the physical and mental health of the community as a whole. Each entry will have a structured format: Introduction, Definition of Terms, Prevalence, Theories, Empirical Studies, and Strategies (What Works, What Is Promising, What Doesn’t Work).
12. Ready to Run: Unlocking Your Potential to Run Naturally
Author: by Kelly Starrett
Victory Belt Publishing
Are You Ready to Run? Is there a bridge from the injury-ridden world of the modern runner to the promised land that barefoot running and Born to Run have led us to believe exists? Can we really live the running life free from injury?
Is there an approach designed to unlock all the athletic potential that may be hidden within? Can we run faster, longer, and more efficiently? In a direct answer to the modern runner’s needs, Dr. Kelly Starrett, author of the bestseller Becoming a Supple Leopard: The Ultimate Guide to Resolving Pain, Preventing Injury, and Optimizing Athletic Performance, has focused his revolutionary movement and mobility philosophy on the injury-plagued world of running.
Despite the promises of the growing minimalist-shoe industry and a rush of new ideas on how to transform running technique, more than three out of four runners suffer at least one injury per year. Although we may indeed be Born to Run, life in the modern world has trashed and undercut dedicated runners wishing to transform their running.
13. Vision for Life, Revised Edition: Ten Steps to Natural Eyesight Improvement
Author: by Meir Schneider Ph.D.
All parts of the body need exercise for optimal health, and the eyes are no different. Vision for Life presents an approach to eye health for people with 20/20 vision who wish to maintain their perfect vision as well as people who see poorly and would like to improve their eyesight.
Clients of the Meir Schneider Self-Healing Method experience their own capacity to bring about recovery, reversing the progress of a wide range of degenerative conditions including eye disease. Based in part on the established Bates Method of eyesight improvement and in part on his own professional and personal discoveries, Meir Schneider’s pioneering approach has helped thousands of people successfully treat a host of eye problems, including near- and farsightedness, astigmatism, lazy eye, double vision, glaucoma, cataracts, macular degeneration, retinal detachment, retinitis pigmentosa, and nystagmus.
This revised edition includes a new chapter on children’s eye health and new research and exercises for specific conditions, i.E., glaucoma and nystagmus, near- and farsightedness. Born blind to deaf parents, Schneider underwent a series of painful operations as a young child and was left with 99 percent scar tissue on the lenses of his eyes, resulting in his being declared incurably blind.
14. Superhealing: Engaging Your Mind, Body, and Spirit to Create Optimal Health and Well-being
Author: by Dr. Elaine Ferguson MD
From Hippocrates in ancient Greece to the medical healers of today, the impact that the mind-body connection has had on overall health has been widely recognized. And while advancements in technology are vast, the constraints of conventional medicine are an impediment to successfully preventing, reversing, or addressing the causes of chronic diseasesdiseases such as diabetes, high blood pressure, obesity, arthritis, acid reflux, cancer, and more.
At times, these advancements have even proven fatal. In Superhealing: Engaging Your Mind, Body, and Spirit to Create Optimal Health and Well-being, Dr. Elaine Ferguson uses an integrative approach to healing as a way of eradicating the physical, emotional, psychological, and spiritual limitationsillustrated from the real-life stories she has witnessed throughout her medical careerthat lead to chronic diseases and imbalance.
Throughout Superhealing, readers will explore the truth about genetics and disease; the central role and significance stress has on the mind-body connection, as well as the distinctions between feelings, thoughts, and emotions and how both positive and negative emotions factor into one’s health.
15. How Not to Diet: The Groundbreaking Science of Healthy, Permanent Weight Loss
Author: by Michael Greger
‘How Not to Diet is for those who want the facts, not your typical fantasy, filler or fluff.’ – TelegraphPut an end to dieting and replace weight loss struggles with this easy approach to a healthy, plant-based lifestyle, from the bestselling author of How Not to Die.
Every month seems to bring a trendy new diet or weight-loss fad but they aren’t making us happier or healthier as obesity rates continue to rise alongside a number of diseases and health problems. It’s time for a different approach.
How Not to Diet is a treasure trove of buried data and cutting-edge dietary research that Dr Michael Greger has translated into accessible, actionable advice with exciting tools and tricks that will help you to eliminate unwanted body fat for good.
Dr Greger, renowned nutrition expert and founder of NutritionFacts. Org, explores the many causes of obesity from our genes to the portions on our plate to other environmental factors and the many consequences, from diabetes to cancer to mental health issues.
16. Braving Chemo: What to Expect, How to Prepare and How to Get Through It
Author: by Beverly A. Zavaleta MD
Getting cancer is like a bomb going off in your life. Having chemotherapy can feel like another bomb. If you’re getting ready for chemotherapy, you probably have many questionsbut searching for answers on the internet can be overwhelming and the pamphlets from your oncologist don’t begin to tell you all you need to know.
You may be scared, confused or exhausted. You’ll want to know what to expect and how to prepare for chemotherapy and so will your loved ones who are supporting you. In this concise and comforting guidebook, Braving Chemo, Harvard-educated physician and breast cancer survivor Beverly A.
Zavaleta MD cuts through the confusion to provide you with clear answers to your most urgent chemotherapy questions, such as:Can I keep my hair from falling out?What should I eat? How can I keep my spirits up when I’m worried about dying?
Combining her medical expertise with a survivor’s experience and insight, Dr. Zavaleta provides practical advice on topics such as where to find reliable information about your treatment regimen, what you should take to your chemo session, and how to keep up your strength.