David, a smart corporate lawyer equipped with an enquiring mind, begins to query why it is we are so much heavier than previous generations, and discovers a culprit: sugar, or, more specifically, the fructose component of sugar. Sweet Poison exposes one of the great health scourges of our time and offers a wealth of practical... read more
Countless women today are weighted down by the thought that they are not thin enough, pretty enough, young enough, or good enough. While bookstore shelves are well stocked with advice on how to overcome body image problems, very few take a faith-based, much less Catholic, approach to self-healing. "Weightless: Making Peace Wi... read more
This is an enlightening and entertaining social history of how we have tried (and failed) to battle the bulge over two millennia. Today we are urged from all sides to slim down and shape up, to shed a few pounds or lose life-threatening stones. The media's relentless obsession with size may be perceived as a twenty-first-cent... read more
The 2-Day Diet is the original, clinically proven 5:2 diet to get you slim and healthy, as developed by acclaimed scientists Dr Michelle Harvie and Prof Tony Howell at Genesis Breast Cancer Prevention (all author proceeds go to this charity). To reach your perfect weight, all you need to do is follow this low-carb intermitten... read more
The #1 "New York Times" bestselling author of "Women Food and God" explores how emotional issues with money mirror those with food and dieting. When Geneen Roth and her husband lost their life savings, Roth joined the millions of Americans dealing with financial turbulence, uncertainty, and abrupt reversals in their expectati... read more
|Author:||Cynthia M. Bulik|
Nationally recognized psychologist and eating disorders specialist helps women escape the body image trap.
|Author:||Carolyn Costin & Gwenn Schubert Grabb|
This is no ordinary book on how to overcome an eating disorder. The authors bravely share their unique stories of suffering from and eventually overcoming their own severe eating disorders. Interweaving personal narrative with the perspective of their own therapist-client relationship, their insights bring an unparalleled dep... read more
The original Wheat Belly helped spawn a wheat-free revolution. Now, the principles articulated in the first book have caused many readers to ask for more information on just how to accomplish this shift in food choices away from wheat and towards foods that are least harmful and most nutritious. This cookbook is a response to... read more
When does normal teenage behaviour become something you really need to worry about? When to Really Worry by Dr Michael Carr-Gregg will help you find out.
In this insightful book, one of Australia's leading authorities on adolescent mental health, Dr Michael Carr-Gregg, offers practical information on the symptoms, ca... read more
When anorexia nervosa strikes an individual and her family everyone is thrown into confusion by the mixture of emotions that emerge. One of the strongest is fear. The fear arises partially because so much is unknown. What has caused this to happen? What will happen now? What can we do about it? This book is an attempt to answ... read more
More than 20 million people in the United States have an eating disorder. This book's updated coverage explores new medications and treatment programs, underlying causes and risk factors, and strategies for detecting and preventing eating disorders. The previous editions sold more than 35,000 copies.
Eating disorders -- including anorexia, bulimia, and compulsive overeating -- are among the most painful and difficult illnesses a person can face. Those who suffer from one of these disorders knows firsthand the confusion and agony they can bring. They also know how it feels to long for hope -- and to wonder if victory can e... read more
|Author:||Christine Halse, Anne Honey and Desiree Boughtwood|
Inside Anorexia describes the different experiences and challenges faced by teenage girls with anorexia and their families. It demonstrates that the starting point for understanding anorexia must be the unique stories of individuals and their families. Structured around real-life accounts, the book provides a valuable ins... read more
|Author:||Michelle Siegel, Judith Brisman, Margot Weinshel|
Surviving an Eating Disorder has become a classic since it was first published in 1988. It was one of the first books to offer effective support and solutions for parents, spouses, friends, and all others who are the 'silent sufferers' of eating disorders. This revised edition is updated with the latest information on wha... read more
|Author:||Johanna Marie McShane|
"Because I Feel Fat: Helping the Ones You Love Deal with an Eating Disorder" is a comprehensive guide that gives family, friends, and loved ones a thorough understanding of what eating disorders are and how to help their loved ones recover. Easy to read and understand, "Because I Feel Fat" breaks down complex disorders into s... read more
|Author:||Pamela Carlton and Deborah Ashin|
Eating disorders require a complex combination of psychological, medical, and nutritional approaches. As a parent, you are the constant guardian of your child's health, but often the best way to extend treatment from the examining room to the living room isn't clear. Take Charge of Your Child's Eating Disorder is a hands-on,... read more
Hit the gym for a workout - but sit for hours at your computer. Super-size your value meals - but downsize your waistline. Today's media-saturated teenagers are bombarded with mixed messages that distort their self-image and lead many to overeat and others to starve themselves. When 'I feel fat' becomes a teen's common refrai... read more
|Author:||Rachel Bryant-Waugh and Bryan Lask|
Eating problems in children and teenagers are very common. Yet myths about the problem abound and it can be very difficult to separate the facts from popular beliefs; unusual or disturbed eating patterns can be understandably bewildering and distressing for parents. Whatever aspect of your child's eating behaviour is causi... read more
After her 2001 suicide attempt, broadcast live on a Webcam, Pershall realized the need to heal her mind and body. She found a revolutionary cure, met a tattoo artist, and discovered the healing power of body modification.
|Author:||Portia De Rossi|
Born Mandy Rodgers just outside of Geelong, Portia de Rossi is one of Hollywood's most intriguing and talked about stars. Finding early success in the Australian film Sirens, Portia went on to star in the hit television series Ally McBeal, as well as the cult hit Arrested Development, launching her Hollywood career - and even... read more