A New Year, A New You!

If getting in shape and eating healthy tops your list of New Year’s resolutions, be sure to browse the libraries’ extensive collection of health, diet, and fitness books that can help get 2010 off to a great start! Here are just a few recently-published titles worth checking out:

A Long Bright Future
Author Laura L. Carstensen seeks to shed the myths and misconceptions about aging that stop individuals from adequately preparing for healthy, fulfilling, and financially stable long lives. This optimistic and highly informative guide to smart aging will show you the steps you need to take to ensure that long life becomes synonymous with good life.

Women’s Health for Life
This unique compilation of women s health information, designed to help women optimize their health, well-being, and quality of life, is written by women physicians for women readers and discusses topics from contraception to infertility; migraines to menopause; and heartburn to heart disease.

The 90-Second Fitness Solution
The author’s revolutionary strength-training plan includes only the most efficient exercises, which each last 90 seconds but powerfully accelerate your metabolism. By doing these exercises while following his sensible yet simple eating approach and lifestyle advice, you will become stronger and leaner.

The Kind Diet
Actress, activist, and committed conservationist Alicia Silverstone shares the insights that encouraged her to swear off meat and dairy forever, and outlines the spectacular benefits of adopting a plant-based diet, from effortless weight loss to clear skin, off-the-chart energy, and smooth digestion.

Master Your Metabolism
Author Jillian Michaels, the strength trainer for television's The Biggest Loser, addresses the influence that hormone balance—affected by estrogen, insulin, testosterone, cortisol, epinephrine, leptin, and others—has on weight loss.

- Lisa S.


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