Health and Food


The Beauty Detox Power: Nourish Your Mind and Body for Weight Loss and Discover True Joy

Whether you’re new to Kimberly’s philosophies or already familiar with them, you’ll find a lot of new, interesting information in this third book of hers. The overall focus is not so much on specific recipes, but rather on cultivating happiness and beauty in all aspects of our lives.

 The Whole30: The 30-Day Guide to Total Health and Food Freedom
Melissa and Dallas Hartwig’s critically-acclaimed Whole30 program has helped hundreds of thousands of people transform how they think about their food, bodies, and lives. Their approach leads to effortless weight loss and better health—along with stunning improvements in sleep quality, energy levels, mood, and self-esteem. Their first book, the New York Times best-selling It Starts With Food, explained the science behind their life-changing program. Now they bring you The Whole30, a stand-alone, step-by-step plan to break unhealthy habits, reduce cravings, improve digestion, and strengthen your immune system. The Whole30 features more than 100 chef-developed recipes, like Chimichurri Beef Kabobs and Halibut with Citrus Ginger Glaze, designed to build your confidence in the kitchen and inspire your taste buds. The book also includes real-life success stories, community resources, and an extensive FAQ to give you the support you need on your journey to “food freedom.”

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th Edition: DSM-5

As a child psychologist who conducts psychological and neuropsychological evaluations–for social service agencies, schools, the courts, and for families–DSM plays a prominent role in my work. In addition, I have taught a course on DSM to masters-level graduate students for the past 10 years. In my role as a psychologist, I have witnessed first-hand how a DSM diagnosis is formulated, applied, and interpreted. I have also seen the benefits and limitations of assigning a DSM diagnosis to a client. In the end, however, most people are less concerned about the diagnosis, per se, and more about how to facilitate services, treatment or quality of life/education for the individual to whom it is assigned. This will still be the case now that DSM 5 is published

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