What are you reading? book suggestions for health and fitness

Here are some health and medical books that sound interesting.

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I like books and reading.  As a child I visited my local library weekly, and I still do.

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A Natural Woman, a memoir by singer/songwriter Carole King

Working Stiff, a memoir by medical examiner Dr. Judy Melinek

What are you reading?

Here are some health and medical books that  sound interesting.

The China Study: The Most Comprehensive Study of Nutrition Ever Conducted And the Startling Implications for Diet, Weight Loss, And Long-term Health 

by  T. Colin Campbell, 2006

Referred to as the “Grand Prix of epidemiology” by The New York Times, this study examines more than 350 variables of health and nutrition with surveys from 6,500 adults in more than 2,500 counties across China and Taiwan, and conclusively demonstrates the link between nutrition and heart disease, diabetes, and cancer.

HEART HEALTH

While revealing that proper nutrition can have a dramatic effect on reducing and reversing these ailments as well as curbing obesity, this text calls into question the practices of many of the current dietary programs, such as the Atkins diet, that are widely popular in the West.

 

 

 

Do No Harm

Stories of Life, Death, and Brain Surgery

MRI OF THE BRAIN
an MRI image of the human brain (photo from Pixabay)

 

by Dr. Henry Marsh, 2015

A leading neurosurgeon offers a revealing look into his life and work, discussing the triumphs, disasters, and regrets of a medical practice that carries grave risks and often requires agonizing decisions.

Sex, Food, Love, and Being Comfortable in your Skin…every Inch of It

by  Brittany Gibbons, 2015

someone standing on a scale

A plus-sized blogger shares anecdotes about her life as a weird, overweight girl growing up in rural Ohio, including stories about dating, relationships, dieting, and finally accepting her curves.

Grain of Truth

The Real Case for and Against Wheat and Glutendrawings of wheat stalks

by  Stephen H. Yafa, 2015

Analyzes the current trend against wheat consumption, tracing its role in history and science to share facts about how wheat has been wrongly demonized and holds an important and nutritious role in dietary health

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Will reading about health make you healthier?

Thanks for joining me to explore the HEART of health.   
 Dr. Aletha 

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Author: Aletha Cress Oglesby, M.D.

I am a family physician who explores the HEART of HEALTH in my work, recreation, and through writing. On my blog, Watercress Words, I inform and inspire us in healthy living. I believe we can turn our health challenges into healthy opportunities. When we do, we can then share the HEART of health with our families, communities, and the world. Come explore and share with me.

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