The keys to health and wellness can be found in the pages of a good book just as within the walls of a good gym. Our friends at Books & Books in Westhampton Beach offer five fantastic reads to get you on the road to wellville.
Spontaneous Happiness by Andrew Weil, MD
For over 40 years, Dr. Andrew Weil has been at the forefront of integrative medicine, which seeks to combine the knowledge of health disciplines for optimal well-being in mind, body, and spirit. His latest book, published this November, provides an action plan for increasing happiness using exercise, nutrition, medicine, and relaxation techniques so you can be your best, and happiest, self.
Super Immunity: The Essential Nutrition Guide for Boosting Your Body’s Defenses to Live Longer, Stronger, and Disease Free by Joel Fuhrman, MD
Access the latest scientific research on nutrition to boost your body’s natural ability to fight colds, infection, and disease. Fuhrman stresses the importance of a high fiber, nutrient rich diet to keep your body and mind in peak health for years to come. Great tips and information from one of America’s top doctors!
Pilates Anatomy: A Comprehensive Guide by Abby Ellsworth
These days, it seems like everyone is doing pilates to get a lean, toned body. Whether you’re already a devotee, or a couch potato who’s ready to reform, this book is for you! Written and illustrated by renowned pilates instructor Ellsworth, this unique book teaches different exercises as well as providing detailed anatomical illustrations so you can understand your body and gain full control over your movement.
The Dukan Diet: 2 Steps to Lose the Weight, 2 Steps to Keep It Off Forever by Pierre Dukan
The Dukan Diet was a smash hit when it was first published in France in 2000, and has gone on to sell over 3 million copies worldwide. Published in the United States in 2011, this is still a bestseller because of its no-nonsense approach to dieting and weight loss. Dr. Pierre Dukan lays out a four-phase plan to boost – and maintain! – weight loss. Keep it off for good and get healthy with The Dukan Diet!
The Yoga Body Diet: Slim and Sexy in 4 Weeks (Without the Stress) by Kristen Schultz Dollard and John Douillard
No yoga experience necessary to follow this plan! On this easy plan, you will eat, move and think according to your natural rhythms. You’ll relax your systems, avoid hunger pangs, and find energy you never knew you had. In four short weeks, The Yoga Body Diet shows you how to de-stress your life, balance your system, and get the yoga body you’ve always wanted.
For more great books for your body, mind and soul, visit Books & Books at 130 Main Street, Westhampton Beach, NY, call 631- 998-3260, or go online at www.booksandbookswhb.com.