Herbal Therapy & Supplements ($38.95, 550 pp), by Merrily A. Kuhn and David Winston, contains 16 new herb monographs that were not in the first addition. This guide discusses the traditional and scientific uses of 130 botanicals and supplements. This text has information on pharmacology, side effects, long-term safety and use in children and pregnancy.
The Longevity Factor ($27.00, 352 pp.), by Joseph Maroon, M.D., F.A.C.S., examines the benefits of resveratrol and how humans should take advantage of its life-sustaining properties in order to live longer and live healthier. Maroon also examines various ailments and how to best prevent/avoid them through preventative medicine, especially in relation to a healthy diet rich in antioxidants.
Vegan à Go-Go! ($17.95, 230 pp) is an energetic cookbook for vegans on the move. Sarah Kramer delights readers with over 150 recipes that vegans can use when they travel and not be deterred from seeing the world on account of their eating habits. She also includes travel tips and even a section on how to say “I am a vegan” in various languages!
Mollie Katzen’s Recipes Soups ($14.95, 120 pp), is a vegetarian guide for creating naturally healthful and innovative soups. The soups included in this recipe flipbook vary from wholesome to sophisticated to basic. Many of the soups (such as potato-leek, corn chowder and vichyssoise) include tasty combinations for meals all year round. Katzen’s recipes take classic soup recipes and enhance them with modern culinary sophistication.
Nourish Your Skin & Body with Traditional Chinese Medicine ($19.95, 162 pp), by Michelle O’Shaughnessy offers evidence for the benefits traditional Chinese medicine. She covers soup recipes that kick-start metabolism, facial acupressure messages, qigong meditation, information about herbs and much, much more.
Health Benefits Derived From Sweet Orange ($9.95, 91 pp), by Frank Murray, focuses on the anti-inflammatory benefits of diosmin from oranges. He outlines how diosmin can benefit those with varicose veins, hemorrhoids, diabetes, leg ulcers, ankle swelling, capillary fragility, leg cramps and phlebitis. The book explains the causes of each condition, physical signs and symptoms, preventive measures and common traditional treatments.
A 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.
The 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.
Original 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.