April 18, 2022

Holy Cow: The Miracle of Life’s First Food

In light of COVID-19, immune resiliency has become more important than ever, writes Douglas A. Wyatt, research director of the Vibrant Life Institute and founder of Sovereign Laboratories natural products. His answer to immune health challenges is bovine (cow) colostrum.

Colostrum is what mammals secrete before breast milk production commences. Wyatt discovered that bovine colostrum […]


November 22, 2021

The Nutrient Diet: Book 1: The Basics

Dr. David A. Wright’s The Nutrient Diet promises to offer a new psychological approach to diet and wellness. “Dr. David,” as he’s known, aims to explain nutrition, diet and the psychology behind why things work or don’t for readers looking to lose weight or become healthier.

The main reason diets fail, he states, is that […]


July 12, 2021

Health and Medical Care: Baby Steps to Follow Mother Nature

The fifth in a series of books dedicated to improving lives through discovery of the beauty and wisdom of Mother Nature, this title focuses on health—mostly physical but also mental.

Prabhash Karan, an engineer, offers brief discussions of a plethora of medical issues, from autism and bulimia to heart attacks, cholesterol, kidney disease, sexual problems […]


May 7, 2021

Eat Your Rice Cakes: Discovering Empowerment After a Life-Changing Diagnosis

Margaret Weiss’s inspiring book, Eat Your Rice Cakes— aimed at both patients and healthcare providers—focuses on the emotional fallout that occurs when a new diagnosis requires major dietary changes.

From the book’s first line, readers are thrust headfirst into the desperation felt by those grappling with difficult food-related conditions. “There I was with the door […]


August 19, 2020

The 3-6-9-12 Diet

Pamela DeSimone’s The 3-6-9-12 Diet is the result of her roller coaster experiences of repeatedly losing weight and gaining it back. When it comes to successful dieting, she has discovered, it’s all about the numbers.

DeSimone’s titular numbers—3, 6, 9, and 12—are short for 300, 600, 900, 1,200, and 1,500 (“I left the 15 off […]


March 27, 2019

The Chronic Disease of Obesity

Dr. Brian Scott Edwards has personally struggled with obesity and also seen its impact on patients. In The Chronic Disease of Obesity, he alternates between telling his own story and presenting scientific facts and strategies regarding obesity and weight loss.

Edwards admits that his plan is unconventional, but under this approach, he lost and has […]


February 27, 2017

Lean Gains: The Science behind Fat Loss and Muscle Gain

The quest to lose weight seems never to get old. Whether it’s a lifelong journey or just the desire to drop some post-holiday pounds, new diets are created, embraced, and discarded while the search for the right one goes on. In Lean Gains, author Jonathan S. Lee offers a comprehensive approach to dropping fat and […]


February 13, 2017

Gut Check

Many of us repeatedly resolve to lose weight, only to fail and try again. Author F. David Scott claims to have found a plan that helped him achieve and maintain weight loss after years of yo-yo dieting— a plan he aims to explain in his book, Gut Check: A Diet Plan That Works.

At a […]


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