LOOKING AFTER YOUR BODY: An Owner's Guide to Successful Aging The Editors of Reader's Digest
There's something for everyone among January's slew of new health titles, which focus on issues ranging from aging, pain relief and the immune system to alternative treatments, fitness and mental health.
Reader's Digest editors assure those in their middle years that the best is still to come—all it takes is a little attention to personal care and maintenance. In the magazine's trademark accessible, optimistic prose, readers are encouraged to use diet, exercise and supplements (including healthy recipes, exercise suggestions and herbal remedies) to maintain physical health, and to use social networks, stress-fighting tips and brain games to maintain mental and emotional well-being. A second section, "Ailments A–Z," discusses common illnesses and offers prevention plans. Copious illustrations, sidebars, charts and diagrams brighten up the already cheerful advice. (Jan.)