Health, Diet and Fitness

The Amazing Liver & Gallbladder Flush – A Powerful Do-It-Yourself Tool To Optimize Your Health and Wellbeing by Andreas Moritz
I recommend this book to anyone who wants to improve their quality of health. I usually do this cleanse once a year and it always improves my energy, mental clarity, and sleep. It offers so many practical suggestions as to how to improve your overall health by eating in a way that is kind to your liver.

best.jpgThe Best Life Diet (Revised and Updated) by Bob Green
In his latest book, Bob Green has the strategies, recipes, eating plans and philosophies that he has used to help Oprah loose weight and then know what to do to effectively go back to maintaining her weight loss.  The Best Life Diet is able to meet you wherever you are with an effective 3 phase program that combines eating programs with exercise.

body.jpgThe Body Ecology Diet – Recovering Your Health and Rebuilding Your Immunity by Donna Gates.
Following the body ecology diet has given me (Judy McClung) my health back after a long and sometimes desperate 15-year struggle to feel better. I would recommend this book to anyone who wants to improve his or her health, digestion, immune system and energy level.

beck.jpgThe Complete Beck Diet for Life by Judith S. Beck, Ph.D.
Dr. Beck skillfully teaches how to be a successful dieter and maintainer by teaching how to follow a highly nutritious diet, use good eating habits and refrain from eating foods that you have not planned in advance to eat. What makes this diet approach unique is that Dr. Beck teaches her readers how to change their thinking around the thoughts that actually lead to unsuccessful dieting or unsuccessful weight maintenance.

course.jpgA Course In Weight Loss- 21 Spiritual Lessons For Surrendering Your Weight Forever by Marianne Williamson
This is the perfect book to use as a follow-up to Women, Food And God because of it’s in depth understanding and guidance on how to deepen your connection to yourself and God. To quote the back cover: “The 21 lessons in this book will take you on a deep, sacred journey. One step at a time, you will learn to shift your relationship with yourself-and your body- from one of fear to one of love. And you will begin to integrate the various parts of yourself-mind, body and spirit to become, once again, and in all ways, the beautiful and peaceful person you were created to be.”

earth.jpgEarthing- The most important health discovery ever?
By Clinton Ober, Stephen T. Sinatra, M.D. & Martin Zucker

I have put one of their grounding sheets in my beds and after just 3 nights I’m feeling more centered and alert.  To quote the back cover:
“Beneath your feet the outdoors is not just a mere patch of grass, dirt, sand, or concrete. It is an omnipresent source of natural healing energy. After you read this book, you will never look at the ground the same way. We humans, as all other living beings, are electrical  creatures on an electrical planet, and the ground beneath us is more than something we just stand, walk, play, and build on.”

FOUNDATION – Redefine Your Core, Conquer Back Pain, and Move with Confidence by Dr. Eric Goodman and Peter Park
“I thought my lower back would be my Achilles’ heel forever. Foundation training took that thought out of the equation. I feel strong and flexible, and my posture is better than it has ever been” Matthew Mcconaughey If you have chronic back pain or just want to be stronger, more flexible, increase your endurance and maximize your overall ability to move, this book is worth checking out.

7day.jpgThe 7 Day Energy Surge- Get Ready to Energize Your Life…Starting Now! By Jim Karas
Jim Karas shares some great ideas that really can energize your life in 7 days. He offer practical suggestions in diet changes, meditation, breath work, strength training, stress reduction, music and ways to improve your sleep.

strong.jpgStrong Women Stay Young (Revised)  by Miriam E. Nelson, Ph.D.
I began lifting weights months ago using the program in this book and I am very encouraged with my progress and hopeful that increasing my strength will positively effect the Osteoporosis diagnosis that I’ve had. You can do this weight lifting program no matter how young or old you are without much expense and in the convenience of your own home!

why.jpgWhy Do I Still Have Thyroid Symptoms? When My Lab Tests Are Normal? – A revolutionary breakthrough in understanding Hashimoto’s disease and hypothyroidism
by Datis Kharrazian, DHSc, DC, MS

I read this book in 2010 while I was struggling with some mysterious and very challenging symptoms. My reading helped me to have clarity regarding the direction to seek help and what could be the cause of my symptoms. I did find the help that I needed and now I’m sleeping better and I have the energy for sometimes long workdays and for 20 mile bike rides!  If you’re curious and want to find out more before buying the book, go to:

women.jpgWomen, Food And God by Geneen Roth
This book was the most profound and challenging book that I read in 2010. The principles within can help you to change and understand any area of your life that is out of control-not just your eating! To quote the back cover: “Geneen Roth has written an extraordinary book- at once beautiful, moving, funny and searing. Most important, she gives us a practical way to use our bodies-along with some of the most difficult parts of our emotional lives- as gracious and transforming portals to our soul.”

thin.jpgWorks with any Diet: the Beck DIET Solution: train your brain to think like a thin person by Judith S. Beck, Ph.D.
I highly recommend this book because it actually gives you the skills necessary to loose weight and keep it off for the rest of your life! This is “the first book to utilize proven cognitive Therapy techniques for dieting. Based on more than 20 years experience successfully counseling dieters in her practice, Dr. Judith Beck’s six week step-by-step Cognitive Therapy based program will help you change your eating behaviors by training your brain to think like a thin person.”