Overcoming Metabolic Syndrome (Nov., $14.95) by Scott Isaacs, M.D., and Frederick Vagnini, M.D., provides basic information for patients recently diagnosed with metabolic syndrome.
Encyclopedia of Healing Foods (Sept., $24.95) by Michael Murray and Joseph Pizzorno. The authors of The Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine draw on research data to advise on healthy eating.
Hot Times: How to Eat Well, Live Healthy, and Feel Sexy During the Change (Aug., $14.95) by Ann Louise Gittleman offers a natural nutritional program for menopausal women.
What Should I Eat? A Complete Guide to the New Food Pyramid (Sept., $13.95) by Tershia d'Elgin teaches how consumers can benefit from the latest nutritional information.
The Merck Manual of Health & Aging: The Comprehensive Guide to the Changes and Challenges of Aging (Dec., $18.95) by Merck & Co. is a medical reference for older adults and those who care for them.
I Must Decrease (Oct., $8.97) by Janice Thompson offers practical devotions, scriptural advice and encouragement for people following weight loss programs. 25,000 first printing.
BINKEY KOK (dist. by Red Wheel Weiser)
Sound Healing with the Five Elements (Sept., $19.95) by Daniel Perret identifies the precise music needed to produce the harmonic balance required for practical healing.
Your Ultimate Pilates Body (Dec., $17.95) by Brooke Siler presents an integrated Pilates program for both beginners and experienced practitioners.
The Christian's Guide to Natural Products & Remedies (Sept., $24.99) by Frank Minirth, M.D., et al. discusses the benefits and risks of the many herbs, vitamins, minerals and supplements on the market.
The Savvy Woman Patient: How and Why Your Sex Matters to Your Health (Jan., $20) by the Society for Women's Health Research provides information about the health problems and treatments particular to women of all ages.
Heal Your Heart with EECP: The Only Noninvasive Way to Overcome Heart Disease (Nov., $18.95) by Debra Braverman, M.D., offers a guide to enhanced external counterpulsation, a treatment for many heart problems.
Calorie Queens (Nov., $12.95) by Jackie and Diane Scott, with Brett A. Scott, M.D. A mother and daughter share the self-created diet that helped them shed more than 300 pounds.
The A to Z of Men's Health (Sept., $19.95) by Glenn S. Rothfeld, M.D., and Deborah S. Romaine contains more than 600 encyclopedic entries on issues related to men's physical and mental well-being.
Healing Lyme: Natural Healing and Prevention of Lyme Borreliosis and Its Co-infections (Sept., $19.95) by Stephen Harrod Buhner. A master herbalist scrutinizes the leading research on Lyme disease.
Chakra Tonics: Essential Elixirs for the Mind, Body, and Spirit (Jan., $9.95) by Elise Marie Collins outlines the many uses of these tonics.
COUNTRYMAN PRESS (dist. by w.w. norton)
Outside Fitness (Jan., $22.95) by Paul Scott advocates the notion of fun while promoting endurance, power and flexibility.
DA CAPO/LIFELONG BOOKS
Pee Wee Pilates: Pilates for the Postpartum Mother and Her Baby (Dec., $19.95) by Holly Jean Cosner and Stacy Malin targets the new mother eager to tone her body and stimulate her child's development at the same time.
Off the Wall: Exercises for Climbers (Sept., $14.95) by Lisa M. Wolfe shows how specific exercises can help improve every climb, whether in the gym or out in the world.
FAIR WINDS PRESS
Joey Green's Supermarket Spa (Sept., $10.95) by Joey Green explores the hidden pampering potential of dozens of grocery-store items. 50,000 first printing. $50,000 ad/promo.
Makeup Makeovers (Dec., $19.95) by Robert Jones teaches simple techniques to camouflage flaws and highlight a woman's unique beauty. 40,000 first printing. $40,000 ad/promo.
The Menopause Bible: The Complete Practical Guide to Managing Your Menopause (Sept., $27.95), edited by Robin N. Philips, is designed to help women cope with the physical, mental and emotional changes of menopause.
Homestyle Healing from a Doctor in the 'Hood: A Head-to-Toe Health Guide for African Americans (Jan., $14) by Gerald Deas, M.D., with Karen Hunter delivers its medical information with a bedside manner.
The Anti-Aging Fitness Prescription (Jan., $17.95) by Z. Altug and Tracy Gensler. This nutrition and workout plan is designed to age-proof your body and mind.
What Are You Really Eating? How to Become Label Savvy (Nov., $7) by Amanda Ursell. This pocket-sized guide explains how manufacturers' claims about food products can be misleading.
HEALING ARTS PRESS
The Healing Power of Neurofeedback: The Revolutionary LENS Technique for Restoring Optimal Brain Function (Feb., $18.95) by Stephen Larsen introduces a therapy that restores optimal brain functioning after trauma.
The Rolfing Experience: Integration in the Gravity Field (Nov., $16.95) by Betsy Sise presents an overview of the Rolfing experience.
30-Day Body Makeover (Dec., $18.95) by Brad Schoenfeld charts a 30-day exercise plan to build strength and burn calories.
Cortisol Control and the Beauty Connection (Feb., $8.95) by Shawn Talbott discusses principles of skin care.
JOHNS HOPKINS UNIV. PRESS
Living with Lymphoma: A Patient's Guide (Oct.; $19.95, cloth $50) by Elizabeth M. Adler. A neurobiologist and lymphoma survivor provides a road map to coping with this disease.
The American Institute of Homeopathy Handbook for Parents (Oct., $16.95) by Edward Shalts, M.D., is a guide to homeopathic treatment for everything from colds and allergies to ADHD, obesity and depression.
YogaNap: Restorative Poses for Deep Relaxation (Oct., $15.95) by Kristen Rentz offers an accessible and relaxing yoga program.
10 Habits That Mess Up a Woman's Diet: Simple Strategies to Eat Right, Lose Weight and Reclaim Your Health (Jan., $16.95) by Elizabeth Somer tackles the 10 most common mistakes particular to women dieters.
MEDICAL MANOR BOOKS
100 Best Weight-Loss Tips (Sept., $19.95) by Fred A. Stutman, M.D., suggests necessary building blocks for weight loss and good health.
NEXT DECADE (dist. by IPG)
Live Well Now: Dr. David Demko's Anti-Aging Plan to Youth'n Your Life (Oct., $18.95) by David. J. Demko gives readers an "age audit" to assess the health of their lifestyles.
Yoga for Regular Guys: The Best Damn Workout on the Planet (Nov., $19.95) by Diamond Dallas Page with Craig Aaron presents an irreverent and empowering fitness program for average Joes. Author tour.
READERS DIGEST BOOKS
Diabetes Management System: Everything You Need to Know to Take Control of Diabetes (Jan., $16.95) by the editors of Reader's Digest provides a book and kit that includes a planner, recipe cards, dining out guide and more.
The Biggest Loser (Oct., $18.95) by The Biggest Loserexperts and cast with Maggie Robinson presents the weight-loss program from the NBC show. 125,000 first printing.
Men's Health—The Body You Want in the Time You Have (Jan., $19.95) by Myatt Murphy is a guide to getting leaner and building muscle with workouts that fit any schedule.
Skinny Bitch: A No-Nonsense, Tough-Love Guide for Savvy Girls Who Want to Stop Eating Crap and Start Looking Fabulous (Jan., $13.95) by Kim Barnouin and Rory Freedman delivers a tart-tongued diet plan. Author tour.
Beyond Cholesterol: 7 Life-Saving Heart Disease Tests that Your Doctor May Not Give You (Oct., $13.95) by Julius Torelli, M.D., with George Ryan features essential new tests that can prevent heart disease.
Chakra Yoga (Dec., $19.95) by Alan Finger with Katrina Repka offers yoga poses, breathing techniques and visualization; includes a CD of meditations. 25,000 first printing.
The Healthy Guide to Unhealthy Living (Jan., $17.95) by David Clayton discusses how to minimize the damage caused by the unhealthy choices we make. 50,000 first printing.
The Genius of Flexibility: The Smart Way to Stretch and Strengthen Your Body (Sept., $18) by Bob Cooley teaches a 16-stretch regimen to better any fitness training program.
SOUTHERN METHODIST UNIV. PRESS
Rage and Reconciliation: Inspiring a Health Care Revolution (Nov., $19.95), edited by Lee Gutkind. Personal essays describe how people have been hurt by medical mistakes and cost-cutting pressures.
The Professional Wrestlers' Instructional and Workout Guide (Sept., $24.95) by Harley Race et al. imparts the knowledge of known names in the pro wrestling industry.
The Inflammation Revolution: A Natural Solution for Arthritis & Other Inflammatory Diseases (Sept., $13.95) by Georges M. Halpern, M.D., explains how green-lipped muscle lipids effectively relieve arthritis. 40,000 first printing. $25,000 ad/promo.
One Hundred Doses: Advice and Wisdom for the Health and Well-Being of Farm and Ranch Women (Sept., $20.95) by Teddy Jones and Sue Jane Sullivan offers special prescriptive advice.
PreDiabetes Wake-Up Call: It's Not Too Late to Stop Diabetes in Its Tracks (Sept., $14.95) by Beth Ann Petro Roybal suggests targeted methods for people to regain their health and keep diabetes away.
Smile! The Ultimate Guide to Achieving Smile Beauty (Dec., $13.95) by Jonathan B. Levine with Jane Larkworthy offers a toothsome plan for a whiter, brighter smile.
WATKINS PUBLISHERS (dist. by PGW)
The Spiritual Medicine of Tibet (Nov., $17.95) by Pema Dorjee et al., foreword by the Dalai Lama, introduces Tibetan medicine, a system rooted in a deep spiritual foundation.
IBS for Dummies (Nov., $19.99) by Carolyn Dean, M.D., and Christine Wheeler includes information on the nature of irritable bowel syndrome and how it affects the body.
Save Time with Circuit Training (Sept., $9.95) by Lisa M. Wolfe explains how to use household objects for a workout.
YMAA PUBLICATION CENTER
Dr. Wu's Head Massage: Anti-Aging and Holistic Healing Therapy (Oct., $16.95) by Dr. Bin Jian Wu is a guide to healing the whole body with a simple head massage sequence.