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.
Blue Eggs and Yellow Tomatoes: Recipes from a Modern Kitchen Garden ($35.00, 352 pp), by Jeanne Kelley, tells city dwellers how to have their own organic gardens or to cook like they do. The 150 recipes are designed to take advantage of local and seasonal ingredients. Kelley gives advice on maintaining one’s own produce garden, organizing community gardens, raising chickens and more.
The 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.
Supplement 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.
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.
The 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.
Clean Food ($19.95, 304 pp), by Terry Walters, provides more than 200 healthy recipes. This book is intended to be a go-to source for maintaining vitality throughout the year. The featured tips coincide with the seasons and are made from some of the most nutritious and delicious ingredients known to mankind.