Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Eating disorders

The Predatory Lies of Anorexia: A Survivor's Story
By Abby Kelly
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 51,720. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013 by Bettie Youngs Book Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Eating disorders
“I want to be the thinnest, the…" With these words Abby Kelly encapsulates her 15-year bout with anorexia beginning at 14, describing how it took root in her psyche from onset to recovery, including how she fooled the many who tried to help her from dietitians to therapists, from one inpatient treatment center after another and how she finally got free from this life-threatening condition.
Please eat… A mother's struggle to free her teenage son from anorexia
By Bev Mattocks
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 84,540. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Eating disorders
Bright, popular and a star on the rugby pitch, 15 year old Ben had everything he could want. But then food-loving Ben began to systematically starve himself. In a matter of months Ben lost one quarter of his bodyweight as he plunged into anorexia nervosa, an illness that threatened to destroy him. This is his mother's story.
Training on Empty
By Lize Brittin
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,030. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Eating disorders
(5.00 from 1 review)
An engaging and honest autobiography of a former elite runner who nearly perished from anorexia, one that also explores the biopsychosocial and sociological aspects of this pervasive, malignant, but ultimately surmountable disease. Brittin's comprehensive account of her tribulations combined with her background in psychology makes this a unique must-read for athletes & health professionals alike.
Good Carb Diet Overview plus 350 Recipes
By Anupam Tiwari
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 59,740. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Food-content guides
The Book is based largely on reducing or eliminating foods with a high glycemic index -- a measure of the rise in blood sugar after eating a particular food
The Answer Model: A New Path to Healing
By John Montgomery
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 59,210. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Addiction
(4.00 from 1 review)
The Answer Model: A new path to healing describes an exciting new model of human behavior that is also a powerful method of healing, psychotherapy, and personal growth. The Answer Model - which is based on cutting-edge research in neuroscience, psychology, and anthropology - suggests that nearly all of us develop unconscious biochemical addictions to our own pain and emotional distress
Planet Lactose: The Best of the Planet Lactose Blog, volume 1
By Steve Carper
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 86,400. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Nutrition
This collection of the Best from the Planet Lactose Blog is a compact source of knowledge about living dairy free, from the basics to the totally unexpected. Steve Carper covers in sound scientific detail the varied but overlapping worlds of the lactose intolerant and the milk allergic, along with information for vegans, those keeping kosher, and parents of allergic children.
The Body Love Manual - How to Love the Body You Have As You Create the Body You Want
By Lily Hills
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,490. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Eating disorders
Written by a former compulsive overeater, this new "bible of weight loss" is an award winning book which offers a non-diet approach to losing weight, permanently, by connecting with the genius of your body. This revolutionary and highly inspirational read will teach you how to deal with the emotions (worry, boredom, fear, insecurity) that make you reach for food you are not truly hungry for.
Nurturing Girlpower
By Sandra Susan Friedman
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,320. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Eating disorders
Nurturing girlpower: Integrating eating disorder prevention/intervention skills into your practice provides a comprehensive framework for prevention that addresses the changes in girls’ bodies and in girls’ lives during adolescence. It helps demystify eating disorders and provides a skill set to enhance your counseling practice so that you can relate to the girl instead of her problem.
Just For Girls
By Sandra Susan Friedman
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,960. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Eating disorders
Just For Girls provides information and skills to help adolescent girls (caught in the midst of our societal crisis concerning body image and size) reclaim their natural bodies, become physically active and get on with their lives. Contains comparative information about boys and their problems to illustrate the gender differences in development and culture. Full bibliography and resource list.
Just For Boys
By Sandra Susan Friedman
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,710. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Eating disorders
Just For Boys is a discussion program that helps boys build resilience to deal with societal stressors in a healthy way. It broadens the definition of what it means to be male and teaches them how to create a life of balance and interconnectedness. It is also a comprehensive prevention program targeting substance abuse, depression, eating disorders and muscle dysmorphia.
Body Thieves
By Sandra Susan Friedman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,920. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Eating disorders
Adolescent girls are caught in a societal crisis concerning body image and size. Body Thieves provides information and skills to help them reclaim their natural bodies, become physically active and get on with their lives. Contains valuable information about boys and their problems as well to help illustrate the gender differences in development and culture. Full bibliography and resource list.
Desserts is Stressed Spelled Backwards
By Gloria Arenson
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 80,940. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Eating disorders
Break free of the bondage of compulsive eating and bulimia with a dramatic Four-Level Program that puts you, not food, in control of your life and your weight. Pinpoint the stresses that lead to binge eating by upsetting brain chemistry and creating cravings. Learn to use EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques), an effective energy method that eliminates cravings in minutes.