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Easy Hikes Close to Home: New York City

by Christopher Brooks Catherine Brooks

New trails have been established and old trails rediscovered, making the hikes in the New York City area better than ever. Based on the authors' own research, this handy guide introduces nearly two dozen of the best easy day hikes. Filled with detailed descriptions of each trail, Easy Hikes Close to Home: New York City helps novice hikers discover their choices with clear maps and concise at-a-glance information.

Easy Hikes Close to Home: Phoenix

by Charles Liu

Drawn from one of the best-selling titles in the 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles series, this compact guide can be tucked easily into a bag, backpack or back pocket. Almost 150,000 residents took part in Phoenix's Park system last year - here are 20 more outdoor escapes for family fun and light exercise. New trails have been established and old trails rediscovered, making the hikes in Phoenix and the surrounding areas better than ever. Based on the author's own research, this handy guide introduces the best easy hikes. Filled with detailed descriptions of each trail, Easy Hikes Close to Home: Phoenix helps novice hikers discover their choices with clear maps and concise at-a-glance information.

Easy Hikes Close to Home: Sacramento

by Jordan Summers

Carefully researched on foot, Easy Hikes Close to Home: Sacramento introduces area residents and visitors to a wide array of the best and easy day hikes, from the atmospheric Sacramento Delta area to tranquil trails in the Cosumnes River Preserve. With detailed descriptions, novice hikers discover their choices with concise at-a-glance information highlighting details such as length, configuration, water required, exposure, trail traffic and surface, hiking time, season, facilities, scenery, and much more.

Easy Hikes Close to Home: San Diego

by Sheri Mcgregor

New trails have been established and old trails rediscovered, making the hikes in San Diego and the surrounding areas better than ever. Based on the author's own research, this handy guide introduces area residents and visitors to nearly two dozen of the best easy day hikes. Filled with detailed descriptions of each trail, Easy Hikes Close to Home: San Diego helps novice hikers discover their choices with clear maps and concise at-a-glance information highlighting details such as location, access, directions, distances, and scenery.

Easy Hikes Close to Home: Seattle

by Bryce Stevens Andrew Weber

Small and lightweight, Easy Hikes Close to Home: Seattle contains 20 beginner-level hikes. With trails personally tested by both authors, this guide includes at-a-glance information (length, water required, trail traffic and surface, wheelchair accessibility, and more), GPS trailhead coordinates, directions, and clear maps.

Easy Hikes Close to Home: Washington, D.C.

by Paul Elliott

From the central city through the suburbs to the foothills and mountains in the west and the lowlands in the east, this portable guide introduces 20 of the best easy day hikes in Washington, D.C. Filled with detailed descriptions, clear maps, and GPS coordinates, Easy Hikes Close to Home: Washington, D.C. contains a wealth of at-a-glance information, including length, configuration, water required, scenery, exposure, hiking time, facilities, special comments, and more.

Easy Labor: Every Woman's Guide to Choosing Less Pain and More Joy During Childbirth

by William Camann Kathryn J. Alexander

THE FIRST COMPLETE, COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE TO PAIN RELIEF DURING LABOR AND DELIVERY. Far too many expectant mothers find themselves unprepared when labor begins and natural techniques don't effectively manage the pain. This indispensable guide provides reassuring, proven approaches to combining medical and natural techniques to ensure the most comfortable pain-free labor possible. In Easy Labor, you'll discover * what to expect during labor, and key factors that affect your comfort * the facts on epidurals, safety concerns, and how effectively they reduce pain * the pros and cons of pain-relief medications * complementary and alternative methods, including water immersion, acupuncture, hypnosis, massage, and birth balls * how your choice of hospital or birth center affects your pain-management options * techniques to calm and eliminate the specific fears and stresses associated with childbirth So relax and enjoy your pregnancy, with this important book by your side! From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Easy Path

by Lorne Ladner Gyumed Khensur Jampa

The First Panchen Lama's Easy Path (de lam), written nearly four hundred years ago, is like a chest of jewels that has, until now, been locked to English speakers. This translation, with Gyumed Khensur Lobsang Jampa's commentary, unlocks that chest and holds each jewel up to the sunlight to reveal its great beauty and value. A number of books in the past have explained how to meditate on the stages of the path, but Geshe Lobsang Jampa's volume is unique in showing the reader how to integrate visualizations from highest yoga tantra, guru yoga, and the instructions of the oral tradition within the contemplations of every single stage. From the initial meditations on the precariousness and immense value of human existence, through the contemplations of how we perpetuate the cycle of suffering, to the highest teachings on the practice of universal compassion and the empty nature of phenomena, The Easy Path leads practitioners step by step through the journey to enlightenment.

Easy Potpourri

by David A. Webb

Making Potpourri, Colognes, and Soaps With Easy Potpourri, David Webb serves up an all-new collection of original craft recipes for making potpourris, colognes, and soaps that you can use yourself or sell for profit. Webb draws on contemporary as well as centuries-old floral scents from around the world-- all free of chemicals and animal by-products-- that give you an abundant variety of project ideas to choose from. You'll find step-by-step diagrams, many helpful photographs (including an 8page color insert) and easy-to-follow recipes for creating: English, European, and Oriental potpourri, Christmas specialties, Scented candles, Incense, European and Oriental cologne Soaps. Plus, you'll discover how to market homemade creations at shows and in craft shops. Webb also includes informative and historical backgrounds on certain flowers (for example, some roses have more fragrance than others), and if you need help obtaining supplies, the appendix offers a handy list of mail-order sources to get you started.

Easy Sexy Raw

by Carol Alt

The ultimate raw food book, for raw newbies and experienced raw foodists alike, with 130 recipes and shopping and swapping lists. Nearly twenty years ago, thanks to a raw food diet, Carol Alt cured a world of headaches, stomach issues, and fatigue and became healthier, more energetic, and slimmer than she's ever been. In Easy Sexy Raw she shares how anyone can experience the benefits of the uncooked lifestyle. Carol takes all of the intimidation out of going raw, providing straightforward advice, easy tips, and 130 super-simple and delicious recipes that will make the transition a snap. Useful tools--such as a swapping list of raw substitutes for favorite cooked items and a "Turn It Raw" section that shows you how to gradually convert favorite dishes to raw (even chocolate chip cookies!)--will help both new and seasoned raw eaters to build a recipe repertoire. And the dishes, including contributions by raw food authorities and chefs like Ani Phyo, Sarma Melngailis, and Raw Chef Dan, are tasty and filling--even for those who are just trying out raw for the first time: * Yellow Squash Fettuccine with Creamy Pine Nut Alfredo, Lemon Basil, and Green Olives * Good Stuff by Mom & Me's Salad Pizza with Tomato Sauce * Gingery Squash and Coconut Noodle Soup * Indian-Style Papaya Salad * Abundance Burgers with Marinated Mushrooms and Jícama Fries * Apple Marzipan Pie * Triple Orange Salad with Pistachios and Mint * Maya Chocolate Pie Carol offers tips on the best equipment to use; demystifies methods like soaking, sprouting, and dehydrating; and even discusses raw dairy, good and bad fats, and which sweeteners are best for your body.Easy Sexy Raw is the must-have primer for anyone who wants a healthier lifestyle and a natural way to feel sexier and more beautiful.

Easy Way to Stop Smoking

by Allan Carr

For a third of a century Allen Carr chain-smoked 60 to 100 cigarettes a day. He was a successful accountant, but his addiction was driving him to despair. In 1983, after countless failed attempts to quit, by using will-power and other methods, he finally discovered what the world had been waiting for - the Easy Way to Stop Smoking. Since leaving accountancy to help cure the world's smokers, he has built up a global reputation as a result of his phenomenal method. Smokers used to have to fly from all over the world to attend his clinic in London; now his network of clinics spans the globe. Allen Carr's Easy Way to Stop Smoking is an international bestseller and has been published in over twenty different languages.

Eat and Run: My Unlikely Journey to Ultramarathon Greatness

by Steve Friedman Scott Jurek

For nearly two decades, Scott Jurek has been a dominant force--and darling--in the grueling and growing sport of ultrarunning. In 1999, as a complete unknown, he took the lead of the Western States Endurance Run, a 100-mile traverse over the old Gold Rush trails of the California Sierra Nevada. He won that race seven years in a row, setting a course record along the way. Twice he won the Badwater Ultramarathon, a 135-mile "jaunt" through Death Valley. He triumphed in the 153-mile Spartathlon in Greece three times. And he was one of the elite runners who traveled to Mexico to run with the Tarahumara Indians, as profiled in the runaway bestseller Born to Run. His accomplishments are nothing short of extraordinary, but that he has achieved all of this on a plant-based diet makes his story all the more so.In Eat and Run, Scott Jurek opens up about his life and career--as an elite athlete and a vegan--and inspires runners at every level. From his Midwestern childhood hunting, fishing, and cooking for his meat-and-potatoes family, to his early beginnings in running (he hated it), to his slow transition to ultrarunning and veganism, to his world-spanning, record-breaking races--Scott's story shows the power of an iron will and blows apart all the stereotypes of what athletes should eat to fuel optimal performance. Chock full of incredible, on-the-brink stories of endurance and competition as well as fascinating science and accessible practical advice--including his own favorite plant-based recipes--Eat and Run will motivate everyone to "go the distance," whether that means getting out for that first run, expanding their food horizons, or simply exploring the limits of their own potential.

Eat Away Diabetes

by Kristine Napier

Type 2 diabetes is at epidemic proportions in this country and is considered the fastest growing disease in America according to The New York Times. Complications caused by this disease make it the seventh leading cause of death in America. <P> In Eat Away Diabetes, Kristine Napier offers a simple, straightforward program to help people eat smart, eat well, and, best of all, eat delicious meals that will significantly lower their risk of this disease. Moreover, Napier offers those who already have type 2 diabetes the information they need to keep it under control.<P> Throughout the book, she delves into the most up-to-date medical findings and clears up much of the confusion that surrounds diabetes and how to treat it. Features included are: <P> -- A month's worth of menus at eight different calorie levels<P> -- A diabetes-fighters shopping list<P> -- 75 gourmet-tasting recipes that are easy to prepare<P> -- An authoritative guide to the many diabetes-fighting supplements that are in the news <P> This resource is essential for those who want to reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes simply by improving their diet.

The EAT-CLEAN DIET Cookbook

by Tosca Reno

Tosca Reno is not only a health and fitness expert, but also a fabulous cook. Who better to write a stunning cookbook that everyone will love?Get: 150 beautiful food photographs Delectable low-fat beef, pork, chicken and fish dinners Protein-rich meat-free recipes Gluten-free meals Tips on eating clean in difficult situations Timesaving one-dish meals for busy moms Great recipes on the go How to prepare an elegant clean-eating event Author Residence:Tosca Reno has been a columnist for Oxygen magazine for three years, and she is now on their advisory board. She has appeared on national TV and radio, and she has been featured in major newspapers and magazines in the US and Canada. Tosca has written two previous books: The Butt Book and The Eat-Clean Diet. Illustrator Residence: Donna Griffith's photographs have appeared in many of North America's highest-quality magazines. Her eye for food photography is impeccable. Donna lives in Toronto, Ontario.Marketing: Co-op available North American tour of all major cities Huge TV, radio, magazine and newspaper campaign Full-scale promotions in Oxygen, Reps!, MuscleMag International and Maximum Fitness, all international magazines Jane Wesman commissioned publicity Online support Book Expo appearance Bookstore tour Speaker's tour Sales Handles: North Americans love dieting and they love food. At any given moment, 45 million Americans are on a diet. This cookbook is for dieters and for any health-concious person who wants good food. Audience: Adult men and women who want to get or stay thin Dieters People who love to cook Those who want to lose weight (approximately 65% of Americans)

The EAT-CLEAN DIET for Family & Kids

by Tosca Reno

The obesity epidemic is killing our kids. Kids won't eat what they should, and they sit in front of a video screen instead of playing outside. In The Eat-Clean Diet for Family and Kids, author Tosca Reno handles these issues with typical aplomb, using her chutzpah, wisdom, advice and humor to help the reader take full control of her family's health. This book offers novel approaches in dealing with the day-to-day trials of keeping a family active and healthy, and offers over 50 recipes, each with a full-page photo, to make mealtimes a breeze.Author Residence:Tosca Reno is a fitness guru, cover model and monthly columnist for Oxygen and Clean Eating magazines. She has written countless articles and regularly appears on National TV and radio espousing the benefits of Clean Eating. She lives just north of Toronto, Ontario.Marketing: Major tour of all North American cities Publicity by Jane Wesman Interviews and specials on National and local TV, radio and newspapers Full editorial and advertising campaign in Oxygen, Clean Eating, Maximum Fitness, Reps! and MuscleMag International magazines.Sales Handles: Childhood obesity and health issues caused by obesity are constantly being talked about. Every TV show has a special on it, but few books are available to help out parents looking for answers. Tosca to the rescue!Endorsements: Foreword written by cosmetics icon and CEO Bobbi Brown, who is spreading the Clean-Eating word to all her celebrity friends.Audience: Mothers between the ages of 20 and 60. Anyone interested in their family's health.

The EAT-CLEAN DIET For Men

by Tosca Reno

Most diets don't work for men because men don't eat the way women do. Men don't like to go hungry, they don't like to live on salads, they don't like excluding food groups and they don't like counting calories.Luckily, The Eat-Clean Diet for Men isn't like any other diet. Originally developed by and for men, Eating Clean allows men their meat and potatoes in man-sized portions and keeps them satisfied, with no calorie counting. It also helps with some very manly issues, such as sexual health and avoiding prostate cancer. Get: Simple plans with great-tasting food 50 man-friendly recipes Training for muscle Use food to improve your sex lifeAuthor Residence: Robert Kennedy is the publisher of MuscleMag International, Reps! and Maximum Fitness and has been an advocate for men's health and fitness for over 50 years. Tosca Reno has helped millions of people lose weight permanently and develop the bodies of their dreams. Tosca is the author of the very popular Eat-Clean Diet series of books, and writes for Reps!, Clean Eating, Maximum Fitness and Oxygen magazines. Robert and Tosca live north of Toronto.Marketing: Co-op available Full-scale marketing, including editorial and advertising, in the following glossy international magazines: MuscleMag International, Maximum Fitness, Reps!, Oxygen, and Clean Eating. Jane Wesman commissioned publicity Appearances on local and national TV and radio Promotion in major newspapers, magazines and websitesSales Handles: 60 percent of men want to lose weight Men don't like buying women's diet books Robert Kennedy is a highly trusted name in men's fitnessAudience: Men wanting to lose weight and/or get in shape.

The EAT-CLEAN DIET Recharged!

by Tosca Reno

The Eat-Clean Diet helped readers understand how to stay healthy and lean forever. Three years later, hundreds of thousands of superstars, personal trainers and regular everyday people have overcome their weight and health problems by following The Eat-Clean Diet. This larger, revised and fully updated edition offers in-depth information on: non-threatening exercise extending and improving your life getting - and staying - motivated getting rid of cellulite tightening your skin combating the harsh effects of menopause. Plus! * Nearly 100 new pages * Total redesign * 50 new recipes * Information on eating disorders * Menu plans for different diets * The Quick Eat-Clean Diet at a glance

The EAT-CLEAN DIET Stripped

by Tosca Reno

Getting rid of the last 10 pounds is the hardest part of losing weight. They're the toughest because your body wants to hang on to them! The Eat-Clean Diet® has helped millions of people around the world get healthy and shed unwanted fat. Now author Tosca Reno is taking it one step further, revealing her own slim-down secrets, teaching you how to shed that final layer and reveal the most fantastic you possible.

Eat, Drink, and Be Gorgeous

by Karen Salmansohn James Dignan Esther Blum

From Esther Blum, an expert nutritionist at Dr. Perricone's flagship Manhattan store, comes the breakthrough news that, yes, you can eat and drink what you love and still look and feel gorgeous. Esther reveals the secrets to beautiful skin, a fantastic figure, and peace of mindall while living the good life. It's about knowing how to make the right choices: Which cocktails cause the least damageis a Merlot better than a Margarita? What natural supplements combat out-of-control hormones? With a troubleshooting section on treating specific ailments, delicious recipes, and fast fixes, Eat, Drink, and Be Gorgeous makes it possible to have that piece of cake and eat it, too.

The Eat, Drink, and Be Gorgeous Project

by Esther Blum

Women will lose twice the weight when they track what they eat with this helpful food diary. Expert nutritionist Esther Blum provides a healthy dose of motivation plus all the necessary tools to make it happen: delicious meal plans (the gluten-free one is surprisingly savory), easy recipes (McSteamy Veggies, Low-Carb Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars), strategies for curbing mindless eating, exercises that maximize fat-burning potential, and three months' worth of food log pages. This easy, effective path to personal accountability helps women fix diet imbalances that prevent them from losing weight. All wrapped up in a pretty purse-worthy package, it's everything a woman needs to perfect her most important project ever: herself.

Eat, Drink, and Be Healthy: The Harvard Medical School Guide to Healthy Eating

by P. J. Skerrett Walter Willett

This updated edition of the national bestseller debunks dietary myths and presents Dr. Willett's New Healthy Eating Pyramid, a healthier guide to nutrition than the recently revised USDA pyramid. Inside you'll discover: eye-opening new research on the healthiest carbohydrates, fats, and proteins why weight control is still the single most important factor menu plans and brand-new recipes that make it even easier to reinvent your diet

Eat, Drink, and Weigh Less

by Mollie Katzen

From the dream team of Dr. Walter C. Willett, bestselling author of Eat, Drink and Be Healthy, and Mollie Katzen, author of the four million-copy bestselling Moosewood Cookbook, comes a new approach to weight lossEat, Drink, and Weigh Less offers a medically sound, extremely effective program that shows people how they can lose weight by adding delicious food to their diet and making simple changes in what they eat throughout the day. It's flexible and adaptable--and it really works. It features a powerful way to chart your progress called the Body Score. The more you raise your Body Score, the more you will lower your weight! A quiz at the beginning of the book helps readers determine their Body Score; the chapters that follow explain easy dietary and behavioral steps readers can take to improve their scores.While the concept is simple, the science behind it is not. It represents years of top research conducted by Dr. Walter C. Willett, the head of Harvard School of Public Health's Department of Nutrition, including the famous Nurses Health Study. This study scored each of its over 84,000 participants on food choices, exercise schedule, and body mass--resulting in a number that accurately determined the nurses risk of heart disease.Now, for the first time, Dr. Willett has teamed up with mega-bestselling cookbook author Mollie Katzen to adapt a similar, much easier scoring system to create a user-friendly diet plan with fail-safe results. If you can raise your score, you will lower your weight--all while eating delicious, easy-to-prepare foods.r good!

Eat Fat, Lose Fat: Lose Weight and Feel Great with Three Delicious, Science-Based Coconut Diets

by Sally Fallon Dr Mary Enig

The healthy alternative to trans fats, this revolutionary program explains why we must eat healthy, saturated fats-especially coconut-to achieve weight loss and good health. Since the late 1950s, it's been drilled into Americans that fat makes you fat, saturated fats (such as those found in butter, eggs, and red meat) are unhealthy, and tropical fats and oils (like coconut and palm) are downright deadly. And yet-as we eliminate saturated fats from our diet for fear of high cholesterol levels and hardened arteries-obesity, heart disease, and cancer rates have continued to climb. Based on more than two decades of research by world-renowned biochemist and fats expert Dr. Mary Enig, Eat Fat, Lose Fatflouts conventional wisdom by asserting that so-called healthy vegetable oils (such as soybean and corn) are in large part responsible for our national obesity and health crises, while the saturated fats traditionally considered "harmful" are, in fact, essential to weight loss and health. World populations on four continents that subsist on the coconut, with less evidence of heart disease, weight gain, or other chronic illnesses, provide the best proof of this food's safety and efficacy; dozens of studies conducted by prestigious, mainstream universities support the use of coconut and other healthy fats and reveal the faulty reasoning underlying the saturated fat/heart disease hypothesis; and case stories from a wide range of people illustrate how using coconut oil in concert with other healthy fats can spark weight loss and heal serious illnesses, including anxiety, hypothyroidism, and chronic fatigue syndrome. Featuring delicious recipes for each of its three nutritional programs, Eat Fat, Lose Fatis the book to help you build energy, lose weight, fight disease, and boost your immunity.

Eat It to Beat It!

by David Zinczenko

Eat the World's Most Delicious Foods--and Start Dropping Pounds Today!Discover thousands of shocking food truths to help flatten your belly fast--and get you on the path to better health! ABC News Nutrition and Wellness editor Dave Zinczenko, author of the multimillion-copy bestselling Eat This, Not That! series, blows the lid off the bizarre, unnecessary, and shocking ingredients in many common brands, and shows you how making smart choices about the foods you love--including burgers, pizza, and chocolate--can help you lose weight, drop blood pressure, boost your immune system, and more. Discover how you can EAT IT! to help . . . BEAT IT! WEIGHT GAIN! IHOP's Chicken and Spinach Salad has as many calories as 6 Klondike Bars! Good news: A similar salad at another restaurant will save you more than 1,200 calories! BEAT IT! MOODINESS! Some dark chocolate brands contain polyphenols, the near-magical nutrients that improve learning and memory, boost mood, and lower stress levels. BEAT IT! HIGH BLOOD SUGAR! Can you believe there's oatmeal on the market with as much sugar per serving as 13 Hershey's Kisses? Change your breakfast order and start taking control of your blood sugar levels today! With Eat It to Beat It!, better living starts right now!Advance praise for Eat It to Beat It! "David Zinczenko provocatively exposes what's in our food, so grab a fork and start indulging your way back to health with his advice."--Mehmet Oz, M.D. "Dave Zinczenko's investigations into the truth about our food make him one of the top nutrition experts in America. Eat It to Beat It! is an essential guidebook for anyone with an appetite for eating and living well."--Travis Stork, M.D., co-host, The DoctorsFrom the Trade Paperback edition.

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