Health, Fitness & Beauty
The New Medicine (Sept., $14.95) by Ronald Blumer and Muffie Meyer makes the case that physicians must treat the whole person, not just their illness; companion book to the PBS series.
Dr. Perricone’s 7 Secrets to Beauty, Health and Longevity: Stay Young and Healthy from the Inside Out Through the Miracle of Cellular Rejuvenation (Jan., $25.95) by Nicholas Perricone, M.D., offers anti-aging recommendations.
Mindless Eating: Why We Eat More than We Think (Sept., $25) by Brian Wansink studies why people overeat and presents advice for stopping.
Water Crystal Healing: Music and Images to Restore Your Well-Being (Oct., $29.95) by Masaru Emoto contains commentary and photographs; includes two CDs. 50,000 first printing.
Allure: Confessions of a Beauty Editor (Oct., $24.99) by Linda Wells and the editors of Allure reveals tips, tricks and secrets from the magazine.
Gorgeous: The Sum of All Your Glorious Parts (Jan., $26.95) by Jorj Morgan with Harry Moon, M.D., and Mary Ellen Clark collects advice from experts on eating and exercising to achieve healthful beauty.
Beauty Junkies: Inside Our $15 Billion Obsession with Cosmetic Surgery (Oct., $24.95) by Alex Kuczynski examines the follies and fanaticism that fuel the American pursuit of youth and beauty. 50,000 first printing. Author tour.
DUKE UNIV. PRESS
The Cult of Pharmacology: How Americans Became the World’s Most Troubled Drug Culture (Nov., $24.95) by Richard DeGrandpre considers America’s complex relationship with drugs both legal and illegal.
You: On a Diet—The Owner’s Manual for Waist Management (Oct., $25) by Michael F. Roisen, M.D., and Mehmet C. Oz, M.D. The authors of You: The Owner’s Manual explain how to lose weight and keep it off. Ad/promo.
The Science of Sexy: Create the Most Flattering Silhouette for Your One-of-a-Kind Shape (Jan., $35) by Bradley Bayou breaks down 60 different body types and outlines the best clothing strategy for each.
HARPER SAN FRANCISCO
Mariel Hemingway’s Healthy Living from the Inside Out (Jan., $26.95) by Mariel Hemingway proposes a 30-day program. 150,000 first printing. Ad/promo.3-city author tour.
French Women for All Seasons: A Year of Secrets, Recipes, and Pleasure (Nov., $24.95) by Mireille Guiliano. The author of French Women Don’t Get Fat presents strategies for shopping, cooking and moving, including recipes. 750,000 first printing. Ad/promo. 12-city author tour.
The Ultimate New York Diet (Oct., $24.95) by David Kirsch offers techniques for those with fast-paced lives.
The A-List Workout (Jan., $24.95) by Alyssa Shaffer describes celebrity trainer secrets.
Take It to Heart: The Real Deal on Women and Heart Disease (Sept., $19.95) by Pamela Serure approaches heart disease and its frequent misdiagnosis from both a scientific and personal point of view.
Survival of the Sickest (Oct., $25.95) by Sharon Moalem uses evolution to explain how man was built to survive. 100,000 first printing.
NEW AMERICAN LIBRARY
Gary Null’s Power Foods: The 15 Best Foods for Your Health (Dec., $22.95) profiles edibles that pack a punch.
The Checklist: What You and Your Family Need to Know to Prevent Disease and Live a Long and Healthy Life (Jan., $24.95) by Manny Alvarez suggests measures for preventive health maintenance.
The South Beach Heart Program (Jan., $25.95) by Arthur Agatston, M.D., covers cardiac care and provides a program for preventing heart attacks and strokes. 300,000 first printing.
LL Cool J’s Platinum Body (Jan., $27.95) by LL Cool J and Dave Honig with Jeff O’Connell. The hip-hop artist shares his personal workout regimen. 200,000 first printing.
RODMELL PRESS(dist. by IPG)
A Year of Living Your Yoga (Nov., $16.95) by Judith Hanson Lasater offers daily practices, both on and off the yoga mat. 30-city author tour.
SILVERLEAF PRESS(dist. by IPG)
Natural Body Care: More than 60 Simple Techniques to Enhance Your Health and Beauty (Oct., $16.95) by Stephanie Mascaro gives instructions for creating products as well as for caring for skin.
The Gleason’s Gym Total Body Boxing Workout for Women
(Sept., $24) by Hector Roca and Bruce Silverglade. The coach who trained Hilary Swank for Million Dollar Baby shows how women can get into “knockout form.”
Training for Life: Walk Your Way to Fitness and Weight Loss in 14 Days
(Sept., $24.99) by Debbie Rocker suggests a plan and diet to change both mind and body.
Bobbi Brown Living Beauty (Feb., $29.99) by Bobbi Brown offers makeup tips for women in midlife. 200,000 first printing.
UNIV. OF CALIFORNIA PRESS
The Queen of Fats: Why Omega-3s Were Removed from the Western Diet and What We Can Do to Replace Them (Sept., $22.50) by Susan Allport details the history and science of omega-3s.
12-Day Body Shaping Miracle: Change Your Shape, Transform Problem Areas, and Beat Fat for Good (Mar., $23.99) by Michael Thurmond contains a workout program that purports to show effects in 12 days. Ad/promo.
Reverse Heart Disease Now: Stop Deadly Cardiovascular Plaque Before It’s Too Late (Nov., $24.95) by Stephen Sinatra, M.D., and James C. Roberts offers recommendations on cardiovascular testing, medication, diet, exercise and more.