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Are you ready to make a change?Spend a month with Marilu!"Health is not just about weight or appearance, but rather about a much bigger picture. I really believe that you can't be a healthy person unless everything is working together. Your body, your mind, your living space. Live in my world for 30 days and I promise you will feel better." -- Marilu
The New York Times bestselling author and beloved actor from the sitcom Taxi, Marilu Henner delivers an intimate account of how she and her husband stood together and triumphed.After they'd been dating only a short while, and as they were falling madly in love, Marilu Henner and Michael Brown were hit with the ultimate bad news: Michael was diagnosed with cancer. Refusing traditional care, they pieced together a personal and holistic view on battling his cancer, all while forging an unbreakable bond. In this moving and informative book, Marilu pulls back the curtain on how they dealt with the blow. She relates her holistic perspective on health--including the superfoods, exercises, and immunotherapy they used to fight back--and why a diagnosis doesn't have to be the end of romance or of a happy and fulfilling life. Takeaways, tips, and practical advice make this a useful guide for anyone working to sustain a relationship through the adversity of disease. Written with an engaging voice, a sense of humor, and life-changing wisdom, Changing Normal is a personal and touching look at how Marilu and Michael faced down a cancer diagnosis and came out the other side happier, healthier, and more in love than ever.
We all want our children to be fit and healthy, but the current invasion of fast food, sugary snacks, and oversize portions are creating an epidemic of overweight, inactive, and unhealthy kids. The powerful influences of the fast-food industry, omnipresent junk food advertising, and the vicious cycle of TV, computer games, and Internet addictions only make our children more susceptible to a sedentary lifestyle and a lifetime of bad habits and obesity. Now, health pioneer and dedicated mom Marilu Henner says it's time to say good-bye to sugarcoated cereals, artificially colored cheese puffs, oceans of sugary soft drinks, nutritionally deficient school lunches, and fastfood supermeals!As Marilu explains, parents who want the best for their children need to feed them fresh, whole foods to grow by. In Healthy Kids she shows you how to create a healthy, balanced lifestyle for your kids and how to make the transition from dairy-, fat-, sugar-, and chemical-laden foods to the vibrant, natural, nourishing foods we were all meant to eat.Healthy Kids offers a proven plan to help parents and kids alike learn to eat healthier and feel better. Inspiring and enjoyable to read, it features:More than 100 mouthwatering recipes your children will loveHelpful, creative suggestions on getting your child into the habit of exerciseScores of tips on transitioning from dead food to live foodA special For Kids Only section with fabulous food-based puzzles, games, and challengesAge-specific recommendations for what foods your children might likeTimesaving shopping lists and helpful food preparation chartsExpert advice from pediatricians, physical trainers, teachers, and expert nutritionists on all aspects of nourishing your familyAs Marilu says, Healthy Food = Healthy Children. And Healthy Kids provides the essential information on creating a lifetime of nutritional eating habits for your growing children.
If you're like most people, 70 percent of what's in your kitchen right now is unhealthy and has to go. Now the good news ... This book will show you that there are healthy and tasty alternatives to everything in your refrigerator and pantry, and the transition is easier than you think. When it comes to food, most of us go through a constant tug-of-war between the foods we love and the foods we feel we should be eating. But what if we didn't have to give up our favourite foods? What if we could take recipes from our childhood or our favourite cookbooks and find healthier ways to enjoy them? Marilu Henner's Healthy Life Kitchen shows you a new way, a better way, to create a "health factory" in your home. Out go the red meat, dairy, and refined sugar products, and in come the freshest fruits, vegetables, grains, soy, seafood, poultry, and seasonings imaginable-and, in a few easy steps, you've created a Healthy Life you! After inspiring legions of readers with Marilu Henner's Total Health Makeover and The 30-Day Total Health Makeover, Marilu presents the first cookbook in her bestselling series.
Parents often confuse love with overindulgence, afraid to subject their children to a moment of frustration or deprive them of anything they might desire. But in order to become resilient and responsible adults, children must learn that they can't always get their way.Since motherhood is now her most important role, beloved actress Marilu Henner has often turned to Dr. Ruth Velikovsky Sharon, a highly respected psychoanalyst, for advice on raising her own children. This practical, accessible guidebook that they've compiled together shows parents how to:Establish parent-child contracts and effective methods of disciplineHandle temper tantrums, bedtime issues, sibling rivalry, lying, and much moreHelp their children tolerate frustration and become comfortable with difficult feelingsFilled with dozens of real-life questions, practical advice, and humorous anecdotes, I Refuse to Raise a Brat is a witty and useful resource to help parents raise secure and self-reliant children.
When Was The Last Time You Felt Really Healthy?Now's the time to create the healthy, balanced life you want -- and become the truly vibrant, happy person you were meant to be. Combining good humor with solid science, Marilu Henner provides essential information on every aspect of health and fitness, including:Detoxing your bodyPreventing or alleviating health conditions from obesity to cancerThe secrets of stress reductionReal food and the organic way to fuel your bodyFree yourself forever from diets and disease-causing toxins, boost your energy, lower and maintain your weight -- and change your life.
Holidays can be healthy! Maintaining a healthy lifestyle is tough enough, but when special occasions roll around most people throw up their hands and dive into the Super Bowl snacks, Fourth of July hot dogs, Halloween treats, and New Year's champagne -- knowing they'll regret it later. In Healthy Holidays, actress and healthy living expert Marilu Henner offers another choice. Here Marilu shows us how easy and fun it is to prepare healthy meals for family and friends for special occasions and holidays year-round. As in her other bestselling health books, Marilu throws out the red meat, dairy, and refined sugar and fills the kitchen with the freshest fruits, vegetables, grains, soy, seafood, poultry, and "legal" sugars. But denying ourselves is not on the agenda: Start the year right with delicious New Year's Day recipes, such as Asian Grilled Salmon and SautÉed Asparagus with Shallots -- and pamper your guests with a spa party. Enjoy a romantic Valentine's Day with Honey-Baked Chicken, Warm Wild Mushroom Salad -- and Cupid's Chocolate Cake, made with healthy sugars to keep you in the mood. For a delicious Fourth of July picnic, pack some of these treats: Sugar Snap Pea and Cucumber Salad, Curried Tuna Salad, and Blueberry Cobbler with a Cornmeal Crust. Prepare a mouthwatering feast for Thanksgiving that gives a healthy start for the holiday season -- including Roast Turkey, Henner Holiday Dressing, Pecan Sweet Potatoes, and Pilgrim Pumpkin Pie. Along with hundreds of healthy recipes Healthy Holidays offers dozens of creative twists on our favorite celebrations: For exercise on Saint Patrick's Day -- learn Irish step dancing! Act out a juicy scene with your partner for the Academy Awards. Throw a grab-bag Halloween party, and laugh as your husband ends up as Little Bo Peep. Explore the eight traditional themes of Hanukkah as an opportunity to incorporate healthy habits that could change your life. Learn the three habits that will keep your Christmas healthy -- and fill out the Henner Family Christmas Survey with your family! Healthy Holidays is your complete holiday planning resource for great celebrations the healthy way.
If you could remember the confidence you felt when your prom date said yes, could it embolden you to ask for a raise today? Could the thrill you felt fitting into your skinny jeans five years ago inspire you to skip the doughnuts this morning? Would the details of your early days with a heartbreaking ex help you recognize the potential red flags in a sexy new romance? Marilu Henner says, "YES!" In this revolutionary new book, the New York Times bestselling author, renowned health advocate, actress, performer, and memory expert helps you develop the ability to remember more of your past, to recall it more clearly, and most of all, to understand your memories as a blueprint for the extraordinary life you were meant to have! Marilu is gifted with Highly Superior Auto-biographical Memory (HSAM), a rare and incredible ability that allows her to vividly recall every detail of her life since childhood. While most of us may prefer to keep the unhappy times buried in the past, Marilu has discovered that only by remembering what happened then can we change our lives for a better now. The past is prelude to the future. But how much of our lives do most of us really remember? And what would our memories tell us if they could? Get ready to harness the power of your autobiographical memory. Total Memory Makeover is unlike any memory book ever written. It's not about using mnemonic devices or unusual strategies to remember lists, definitions, names, or numbers. The simple, practical (and fun!) exercises in this unique book will help you: · Stop turning painful memories into emotional baggage · Discover your personal memory Track · Unlock repressed memories that are holding you back · Understand the four types of memory retrieval--Horizontal, Vertical, Mushrooming, and Sporadic--and determine which works best for you · Recall memories faster and stop them from fading · Teach your kids to have great memories · Turn your newfound memories into a treasure map to a successful future! Are you ready? Let's get started on your Total Memory Makeover!
It's not enough just to live--you have to wear your life well! Learn how in this inspiring guide from New York Times bestselling author and beloved actress Marilu Henner. Ten years after actress Marilu started her bestselling Total Health Makeover series, she's in better shape than ever--at peak health, working with a very active online community at Marilu.com, and celebrating life with her new husband, whom she helped to cure of cancer. Now she's back with an inspiring guide to making your life work for you, whatever your age or condition. Are you happy? Are you living the life you want, or are you living for other people? Are you guided by your own plans or by the design of others? Do you see your life as a daily grind, or are you eager to face each day and every new challenge? Do you get along well with your family, friends, relatives, and coworkers, or do you harbor anger, resentment, or guilt? Are you working toward a dream, or are you daydreaming about not working? In essence, do you Wear Your Life Well? With the verve of a teenager and the wisdom of a sage, Marilu breaks down all the elements in our lives--our minds, our bodies, and the world around us--that can sabotage our progress, and helps us discover the best in ourselves. She pinpoints the often surprising ways we are compromising our lives and offers smart, sensible, healthy alternatives. And Marilu also includes a Booty Camp Life Blitz--a five-day jumpstart that uses the principles in the book in a very specific, directed way to get you a fresh start on the path to optimal wellness. So whether you need a major life change or simply want fresh ideas on improving your life, let Marilu be your cheerleader, muse, and guide.
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