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The Healthy Meal Prep Cookbook

The Healthy Meal Prep Cookbook offers expert advice that takes the challenge out of meal prep with practical and straightforward advice anyone can master. Featuring three, 2-week meal plans―as well as over 100 healthy, storage-friendly recipes―this meal prep cookbook is a great choice for new and experienced food preppers alike.

Yoga for Everyone: 50 Poses for Every Type of Body

This book offers yoga for every type of body: those who are big, small, elderly, pregnant, or of various physical abilities. The variations to classic poses in this book will also allow you to perform all 10 sequences, which combine different poses into one singular experience and focus on specific physical and mental benefits.

The Don't Worry Book

Todd Parr brings his trademark bright colors and bold lines to his new book about things that might make kids worry--from loud news, to loud neighbors, or a big day at school. With his signature humor and instantly recognizable style, Todd speaks out to kids who are feeling the weight of their world, offering solutions and comfort, as well as giggles.

Radiation Diaries: Cancer, Memory and Fragments of a Life in Words

Radiation Diaries tells of a month of radiotherapy treatment undergone when Janet Todd was president of a Cambridge college and while her father, in his 100th year, was approaching death, with skin cancer. Unflinching in detail, Radiation Diaries will strike chords for anyone who has suffered a life-threatening illness, but the book’s message is positive, for the author lives well and has a new career.

The Valedictorian of Being Dead: The True Story of Dying Ten Times to Live

Also known as Dooce, the author recalls the torturous 18 months of suicidal depression she endured and the month-long experimental study in which doctors used propofol anesthesia to quiet all brain activity for a full 15 minutes before bringing her back from a flatline. Disarmingly honest, self-deprecating, and scientifically fascinating, this book brings to light a groundbreaking new treatment for depression.

¿Por Qué Engordamos? Y Qué Hacer al Respecto

Taubes reconsidera la apremiante pregunta sobre qué nos hace engordar y cómo podemos cambiar, pone en evidencia la errónea ciencia de la nutrición del último siglo —nada más equivocado que el modelo de "calorías que ingieres, calorías que gastas"— presentando la ciencia correcta que ha sido ignorada, especialmente en relación con la regulación de la insulina de nuestro tejido adiposo.

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