Encyclopedia of wellness; from acai berry to yo-yo dieting; 3v.
Ed. by Sharon K. Zoumbaris.

The three-volume resource is full of expert advice in regards to wellness and health. This encyclopedia set encourages wellness, reducing the risks of chronic disease, injury and hazards through self-care. Details about healthy food, lifestyle, environmental and exercise choices empower the reader through education, which can then be applied to the reader's life. The mind-body connection is explored. Two hundred and twenty-two entries by seventy-eight expert contributors (scholars, researchers, and up-and-coming professionals) offer expert wellness information about everything from allergies, cancer, diabetes, exercise, Pilates, religion and spirituality, stress, tanning, vaccinations, vegetables, water and yoga. Links to internet resources, more information about the contributors, and an index conclude the set. ( Book News, Inc., Portland, OR)


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