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A healthy you : boost your energy, live cleaner, and look and feel younger every day
First edition.
Physical Description:
xxvii, 258 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Part 1: Nutrition. Why food matters : you are what you eat ; Raw made simple ; "Which diet is the best for me? ; Food allergies and intolerances ; Understanding fats ; Is sugar a sweet friend or a nefarious enemy? ; Alkaline water ; Cancer-fighting foods ; Cancer prevention ; Juicing and blending ; The great coffee debate ; Grocery shopping for success ; My thoughts on GMOs -- Part 2: Fitness. Make fitness a priority, not an option ; The many benefits of exercise ; Find what you enjoy ; The power of stretching ; The busy woman's fitness plan ; Five-minute exercises for everyone ; Stand up to sitting down ; Proper posture ; Mindful meditation -- Part 3: Skin care & beauty. How to get glowing skin ; Are your makeup and skin care products aging you? ; The ten worst skin care ingredients ; Brands that care ; Do it yourself! ; Your mouth and your health ; Healthy hair ; What are your nails telling you? -- Part 4: Aging. The age factor : identifying the main culprits ; How to age gracefully ; Perimenopause ; Fashion and aging ; Your perfect jeans ; The right bra can change your life ; Osteoporosis ; Your sex life after menopause ; Who needs sleep? You do!
Added Author:
The supermodel and TV host culls the best advice from her favorite doctors, fitness gurus, dietitians, and experts to present practical advice, proven tips, recipes, products, and regimens, from raw eating to chemical-free cosmetics, for living a cleaner, greener lifestyle.


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Carol Alt, supermodel, actress, raw food expert, entrepreneur, and host of the hit Fox News health and wellness show A Healthy You, offers her unique blend of alternative and practical diet, fitness, beauty, and aging advice to help you live healthier everyday.

In her first fully illustrated lifestyle book, bestselling author, supermodel, and TV host Carol Alt shows readers how to approach all aspects of life with energy and vitality--from diet and fitness, to beauty and fashion. Drawing on her years of experience as a raw food advocate and ambassador for a mindful, health-focused lifestyle, Carol guides readers of all ages with simple, effective advice on how to live a more balanced, healthy, beautiful life. She demystifies and takes readers step-by-step through the recipes, regimens, healthy habits, diets, and products--from raw eating to do-it-yourself, chemical-free beauty products--that really work.

Carol curates the very best advice from her favorite doctors, fitness gurus, dietitians, and the hundreds of experts she's interviewed on her television show. Never afraid to try the trends that may seem unusual, difficult, or fringe, Carol is devoted to making alternative ideas accessible to everyone. In A Healthy You, she brings readers the best of what she's found. Filled with practical advice, expert guidance on living a cleaner, greener lifestyle, engaging stories from Carol's own life, and 150 photos throughout, A Healthy You will inspire everyone to take charge of their health every day, in new and exciting ways.

Table of Contents

David Perlmutter, MD
Forewordp. x
Introductionp. xv
Part 1 Nutrition
Why Food Matters: You Are What You Eatp. 5
Raw Made Simplep. 7
"Which Diet Is the Best for Me?"p. 32
Food Allergies and Intolerancesp. 37
Understanding Fatsp. 47
Is Sugar a Sweet Friend or a Nefarious Enemy?p. 58
Alkaline Waterp. 61
Cancer-Fighting Foodsp. 68
Cancer Preventionp. 72
Juicing and Blendingp. 82
The Great Coffee Debatep. 87
Grocery Shopping for Successp. 92
My Thoughts on G MOsp. 99
Part 2 Fitness
Make Fitness a Priority, Not an Optionp. 107
The Many Benefits of Exercisep. 110
Find What You Enjoyp. 113
The Power of Stretchingp. 132
The Busy Woman's Fitness Planp. 136
Five-Minute Exercises for Everyonep. 137
Stand Up to Silting Downp. 140
Proper Posturep. 144
Mindful Meditationp. 150
Part 3 Skin Care & Beauty
How to Get Glowing Skinp. 166
Are Your Makeup and Skin Care Products Aging You?p. 172
The Ten Worst Skin Care Ingredientsp. 176
Brands That Carep. 179
Do It Yourself!p. 186
Your Month and Your Healthp. 191
Healthy flairp. 195
What Are Your Nails Telling You?p. 201
Part 4 Aging
The Age Factor: Identifying the Main Culpritsp. 211
How to Age Gracefullyp. 220
Perimenopausep. 222
Fashion and Agingp. 229
Your Perfect Jeansp. 233
The Right Bra fait Change Your Lifep. 235
Osteoporosisp. 239
Your Sex Life After Menopausep. 243
Who Needs Sleep? You Do!p. 245
Final Thoughtsp. 248
Acknowledgmentsp. 250
Indexp. 262
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