Keep your health and wellness resolutions or make new ones with help from the following titles.
The Rockstar Remedy (HarperCollins). Author Gabrielle Francis got a taste of working in the music industry soon after becoming a massage therapist 30 years ago. Decades later, her practice includes some of the most famous folks on stage, although mums the word on a list of who’s who for patient-client confidentiality, of course. Longevity is the key for these luminaries, whether over a long tour or over a long career – her longest standing patient is an actively touring 74-year-old drummer, no less. Francis uses her multi-disciplinary skills as a naturopath, chiropractor, acupuncturist and massage therapist for a regimen to keep her clients rockin’ and who of us couldn’t use a little of that stardust?
If your diet needs a makeover, put down the holiday treats and pick up Un-Junk Your Diet (Thomas Allen & Son) by registered dietitian Desiree Nielsen. She takes readers from swapping the bad for the good at the grocery store to cooking to reduce inflammation while leaving room for chocolate. Phew! From the doctors behind the 2011 documentary Forks over Knives comes a companion book The Forks over Knives Plan (Simon and Schuster) to tackle Western diet dependency on meat. Drs. Alona Pulde and Matthew Lederman’s four-week plan helps readers transition to a whole-food, plant-based diet they believe to be the answer to alleviating chronic disease. If you haven’t got a palate for greens, Jessica Nadel can help you hide everything from kale to kelp in everything from smoothies to strudel. Writer of the blog Cupcakes and Kale, Nadel’s cookbook Greens 24/7 (Thomas Allen & Son) has more than 100 recipes to make sure you eat your greens, even if you don’t like them.
Copyright 2018 ZoomerMedia Limited