The list author says: "This list of books is for people who want to enhance their own health, and who are willing to accept responsibility for improving their lifestyles to accomplish this. These books cover various aspects of health. Each book is by a well-qualified author, and each provides valuable information on the facet of health being addressed. Altogether, these books provide a treasury of practical health information. Feel free to use this list in whatever way will benefit you and yours the most."
"This is a fictional account of a man at risk of a heart attack who becomes strongly motivated to adopt a healthy lifestyle. The book is an engaging account of the challenges he met and overcame in order to become a healthy man."
"This book on good nutrition provides excellent guidance by one of the world's top nutritional authorities. Dr. Walter C. Willett is a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, and chairman of the Department of Nutrition at the Harvard School of Public Health. His nutritional advice is practical and right on target!"
"This book by Dr. Marion Nestle is full of practical nutritional advice, as well as an excellent guide for shopping in any grocery supermarket. Marion Nestle, Professor of Nutrition at New York University, is an outstanding nutritional authority."
"Chris Crowley and Dr. Henry Lodge say that exercise is the engine that drives good health. Their engaging book provides excellent, evidence-based guidance on exercising to improve health. It also explains why lack of regular exerecise is disastrous for long-term health. This is a five-star book!"
"Dr. Michael Roizen's book provides great, all-around advice on healthy living from one of the leading lifestyle physicians in the world. This book helps you assess your current health, and then goes on to show you how to add vibrant years to your life."
"Dr. Dean Ornish is the top cardiologist who first proved that healthy lifestyle changes can reverse coronary artery disease. His newest book provides top-notch guidance on healthy lifestyles that is practical and proven to be effective. As a bonus, Part II of the book is a great cooking and meal guide."
"Dr. Sandra Steingraber is an award-winning biology professor whose book on the contamination of our environment by toxic chemicals, and their adverse impact on health has been compared to Silent Spring, Rachel Carson's famous book. The book by Steingraber is essential reading for understanding the impact of synthetic chemicals on health today."
"The HeartMath Institute has done groundbreaking research on the heart for the last three decades, proving beyond any doubt that emotions play a huge role in health, physically and mentally, as well as emotionally. This book is excellent for anyone with depression or who has ever felt depressed."
"Meditation is far more beneficial to health than most people realize. This book by Jack Kornfield is excellent for anyone who wishes to explore the practice of meditation in a simple, non-sectarian way."
"Dr. Richard Johnson is a Professor of Medicine and top scientific researcher. His book is a careful summary of what we know today about the health hazards posed by the high fructose loads being consumed by Americans today. He also provides the Low-Fructose Solution as a practical way for people to avoid the dangers of excess fructose. I strongly recommend this book for everyone!"