great book! not fiction. very interesting with facts to back up. Written by a retired submarine captain who knows what he is talking about. Definitely a learning experience and I highly recommend it. however, I am keeping this for my personal library so if you want it, you will have to put it on your wish list like I did.!
A companion to Among the Hidden. Margaret P. Haddix once again brings readers to a world in which nothing is as it seems -- a world in which an imprisionment leads to an adventure of mind, body, and spirit.
John Nash was a legend by age thirty when he slipped into madness but, thanks to the selflessness of a beautiful woman, he emerged after decades to win the Nobel prize and world acclaim. this is a drama about the mystery of the human mind, triumph over incredible adversity and the healing power of love.
This book is one of the most readable that I have read by a doctor! She holds an academic doctorate in human metabolism for the U. of Oxford, also is a visiting fellow in occupational and environmental health at Stirling University in Scotland and an advisor to the Soil Assoc., the UK's organic certification body. here she shares her revolutionary discovery that environmental toxins present in food, water, air, packaging, cosmetics, and household products enter our body as Chemical Calories that can inhibit weight loss and actually make us fatter! The book offers: Food guides enumerating the levels of Chemical Calories in common foods, helpful tips on how to rid your home of dangerous toxins, detoxifying menu plans and recipes and natural supplement programs to restore and energize your Slimming System.
From back cover: This hilarious romp through the history of that 20th century phenomenon, the brassiere, centres around the person of Otto Titzling, son of a German immigrant to the US, who forsakes his father's bridge building business to go into support engineering of a more personal kind. ....The many illustrations, both serious and fanciful, range from an engineering drawing of the stress factors involved in bra design to a patent for trapeze artistes whose habit of hanging upside down isn't catered for in conventional bra design. The author also wrote the highly successful "Flushed with Pride" the story of a plumber.
About the underlying biological cause of carboyhydrate cravings and weight gain - a physical addiction to carbohydrates. you will discover why you get hungry, why you lose control, why you failed in the past and how to succeed in the future
I haven't seen the movie but would love to after reading this amazing true story. This guy was one of the most daring con men, forgers, imposters and escape artists in history. this is a hilarious account of his life which is stranger than fiction and captivated me from the first page to the last!
"The very best of diets can be no better than the very worst, if the sewage system of the colon is clogged with a collection of waste and corruption." This is a quote from the author. Shows how every organ, gland and cell of the body is affected by the condition of the large intestine - the colon.
From back cover: Approximately 2.4 million operations performed every year are unnecessary and cost about 12,000 lives.
Historically, when doctors have gone on strike, the mortality rate has dropped!
Covers issues from unnecessary surgery and prescribed drugs to preventive medicine and home birth.
The author,Dr. Mendelsohn, is known to millions through his nationally syndicated column as "The People's Doctor".