centuryA Century of Flavor ($27.95, 127 pp), by Nielsen-Massey Vanillas, captures 50 of the most scrumptious vanilla-inspired recipes. This hardcover book uses beautiful photos as well as useful cooking tips from the world’s most celebrated culinary masters. It also focuses on cooking techniques using flavor extracts such as chocolate, lemon and orange.

ChiaThe Return of the Ancient Seed ($9.95, 104 pp), by Sherrill Sellman, illustrates how the Salba seed—once regarded as the focal point of the Aztec diet—has a significant impact on nutrition in today’s world. Journey with Sellman as she details how and what makes this seed one of the most sought-after seeds known to mankind. You will also learn the value of incorporating Salba into your diet with easy soup-to-nuts recipes.

Oil Pulling Therapy ($15.95, 192 pp), by nutritionist and naturopathic physician, Bruce Fife, explains that all diseases begin in the mouth and how the oil pulling therapy can help. This remedy is one of the world’s most powerful and effective means of detoxifying and healing the body, naturally. The treatment itself encompasses the wisdom of Ayurvedic medicine coupled with modern-day science.

BondThe Top 20 Life-Changing Nutrients ($19.95, 246 pp), by Ward Bond and Peggy Nelson breaks down the most beneficial nutrients for your body and why you can’t and shouldn’t live without them. Through a detailed explanation of 20 nutrients, television host and author Ward Bond covers the essential elements needed to sustain a healthful lifestyle.

EnlightenedThe Enlightened Diet ($15.95, 214 pp), by Deborah Kesten, and Larry Scherwitz, Ph.D., proposes a tested and proven nutritional approach that not only focuses on what people eat, but with whom, where, how, why and when people eat them. There are seven personalized eating style profiles included; readers are able to examine their own diets and what is at the core of their weight gain.

Hyla CassSupplement Your Prescription ($14.95, 184 pp), by Hyla Cass, M.D., discusses the nutrient-depletion side effects of the most commonly prescribed drugs, including medication for lowering cholesterol, acid reflux and heartburn, diabetes, arthritis and antidepressants.

InstructionsOriginal Instructions: Indigenous Teachings for a Sustainable Future ($18.00, 384 pp), edited by Melissa K. Nelson, is a collection of traditional ecological knowledge and spiritual instructions by more than 20 contemporary native leaders.

Nutraceutical and Functional Food Regulations in the United States and Around the World, edited by Debasis Bagchi, Ph.D., is a worldwide overview and guide for regulatory executives, marketers and formulators in the nutraceuticals and functional foods market.

The Aromatherapy Encyclopedia ($19.95, 234 pp.), by Carol Schiller and David Schiller, contains concise, comprehensive information on 389 different plant oils. If an oil is available in the marketplace, chances are good it’s profiled in this book. The profiles for each entry include all botanical names, history, practical uses, documented properties and aromatherapy methods of use.