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|Author||: Ruthann Russo|
|Publsiher||: DJ Iber Publishing|
|Total Pages||: 250|
|Genre||: Raw food diet|
Download The Raw Food Diet Myth Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle
Raw food is not just a diet. It is a revolutionary philosophy. The purpose of this book is to introduce you to the revolutionary philosophy of raw and living foods by pulling together all of the components, including, but not limited to, diet, into one place. The book provides you with information to make a conscious decision about whether you will, or perhaps already have, incorporated any of the raw and living food philosophy into your own philosophy of living.
|Author||: Thomas A. Lincoln|
|Publsiher||: Amer Diabetes Assn|
|Total Pages||: 159|
|Genre||: Health & Fitness|
Download Beating the Blood Sugar Blues Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle
Understanding, treating, and preventing hypoglycemia The prevention and treatment of low blood sugar is a key factor in living a healthy life with diabetes and avoiding diabetes-related complications. The authors, both of whom have had type I diabetes for more than 50 years, give a thorough and complete guide to understanding, preventing, and treating hypoglycemia. Interspersed throughout Beating the Blood Sugar Blues are personal stories from doctors and patients.
|Author||: April Merleaux|
|Publsiher||: UNC Press Books|
|Total Pages||: 320|
Download Sugar and Civilization Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle
In the weeks and months after the end of the Spanish-American War, Americans celebrated their nation's triumph by eating sugar. Each of the nation's new imperial possessions, from Puerto Rico to the Philippines, had the potential for vastly expanding sugar production. As victory parties and commemorations prominently featured candy and other sweets, Americans saw sugar as the reward for their global ambitions. April Merleaux demonstrates that trade policies and consumer cultures are as crucial to understanding U.S. empire as military or diplomatic interventions. As the nation's sweet tooth grew, people debated tariffs, immigration, and empire, all of which hastened the nation's rise as an international power. These dynamics played out in the bureaucracies of Washington, D.C., in the pages of local newspapers, and at local candy counters. Merleaux argues that ideas about race and civilization shaped sugar markets since government policies and business practices hinged on the racial characteristics of the people who worked the land and consumed its products. Connecting the history of sugar to its producers, consumers, and policy makers, Merleaux shows that the modern American sugar habit took shape in the shadow of a growing empire.
|Author||: David A Jasen|
|Total Pages||: 464|
Download Spreadin Rhythm Around Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle
Spreadin' Rhythm Around: Black Popular Songwriters, 1880-1930 is a classic work on a little-studied subject in American music history: the contribution of African-American songwriters to the world of popular song. Hailed by Publishers Weekly as "thoroughly researched and entertainingly written," this work documents the careers of songwriters like James A. Bland ("Carry Me Back to Ole Virginny"), Bert Williams ("Nobody"), W. C. Handy ("St. Louis Blues"), Noble Sissle, Eubie Blake ("I'm Just Wild About Harry"), and many more. Richly illustrated with rare photographs from sheet music, newspapers, and other unique sources, the book documents an entire era of performance when black singers, dancers, and actors were active on the New York stage. In sheer depth of research, new information, and full coverage, Spreadin' Rhythm Around offers a comprehensive picture of the contributions of black musicians to American popular song. For anyone interested in the history of jazz, pop song, or Broadway, this book will be a revelation.
|Author||: James D. Krystosik|
|Publsiher||: Square One Publishers, Inc.|
|Total Pages||: 289|
Download Carbs from Heaven Carbs from Hell Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle
If you are confused about what to eat and what to avoid, you're not alone. With all of the conflicting information -- and misinformation -- regarding diets, making the right choices is not easy. The fact is that not all carbohydrates are created equal. There are bad carbs, which have been implicated in a number of health problems, including weight gain, heart conditions, and diabetes; but there are also good carbs, which can actually help you lose unwanted pounds while maintaining maximum health. Designed to set the record straight, Carbs from Heaven, Carbs from Hell addresses these issues, and provides practical and safe recommendations to help you make wise carbohydrate choices.
|Author||: Arachu Castro|
|Publsiher||: Rowman Altamira|
|Total Pages||: 416|
Download Unhealthy Health Policy Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle
This new collection turns a critical anthropological eye on the nature of health policy internationally. The authors reveal the prevailing social inequalities that often represent significant threats to the health and well being of the poor, ethnic minorities, and women. The authors define an anthropology of policy concerned with decision-making and the impact of health policy on human lives. It will be a critical resource for researchers and practitioners in medical anthropology, medical sociology, public policy, and public health care. Visit our website for sample chapters!
|Author||: David Whiteis|
|Publsiher||: University of Illinois Press|
|Total Pages||: 328|
Download Blues Legacy Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle
Chicago blues musicians parlayed a genius for innovation and emotional honesty into a music revered around the world. As the blues evolves, it continues to provide a soundtrack to, and a dynamic commentary on, the African American experience: the legacy of slavery; historic promises and betrayals; opportunity and disenfranchisement; the ongoing struggle for freedom. Through it all, the blues remains steeped in survivorship and triumph, a music that dares to stare down life in all its injustice and iniquity and still laugh--and dance--in its face. David Whiteis delves into how the current and upcoming Chicago blues generations carry on this legacy. Drawing on in-person interviews, Whiteis places the artists within the ongoing social and cultural reality their work reflects and helps create. Beginning with James Cotton, Eddie Shaw, and other bequeathers, he moves through an all-star council of elders like Otis Rush and Buddy Guy and on to inheritors and today's heirs apparent like Ronnie Baker Brooks, Shemekia Copeland, and Nellie "Tiger" Travis. Insightful and wide-ranging, Blues Legacy reveals a constantly adapting art form that, whatever the challenges, maintains its links to a rich musical past.
|Author||: William Dufty|
|Total Pages||: 218|
|Genre||: Carbohydrates, Refined|
Download Sugar Blues Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle
It's a prime ingredient in countless substances from cereal to soup, from cola to coffee. Consumed at the rate of one hundred pounds for every American every year, it's as addictive as nicotine -- and as poisonous. It's sugar. And "Sugar Blues," inspired by the crusade of Hollywood legend Gloria Swanson, is the classic, bestselling expose that unmasks our generation's greatest medical killer and shows how a revitalizing, sugar-free diet can not only change lives, but quite possibly save them.
|Author||: Fred J. Hay|
|Publsiher||: University of Georgia Press|
|Total Pages||: 312|
Download Goin Back to Sweet Memphis Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle
Memphis, Tennessee, is a major crossroads for blues musicians, songs, and styles. Memphis is where the blues first "came to town" and established itself as a cosmopolitan performance genre, and the city has long been a center of synthesis and evolution in blues recording. This volume tells the story of the blues in Memphis through previously unpublished interviews with nine performers who helped create and sustain the music from the days before its commercial success through the early 1970s. Their attitudes, experiences, and insights impart a deeper understanding of the blues aesthetic and philosophy. The performers' backgrounds range across the blues genres, from classic blues (Lillie Mae Glover) to country blues (Bukka White), from jug band blues (Laura Dukes) to tough, postwar electric blues (Joe Willie Wilkins and Houston Stackhouse). Some, like Furry Lewis and Bukka White, are known around the world. Others, like Laura Dukes, are locally popular, while Boose Taylor is virtually unknown. The range of instruments mastered by the musicians--banjo, fiddle, guitar, fife, bass, ukulele, piano, and harmonica--testifies to the many expressive voices of the blues. Some of the interviewees were singing and performing mostly for white blues/folk revivalist audiences by the 1970s; others, such as Joe Willie Wilkins and Houston Stackhouse, continued to perform mostly for black audiences in Memphis and in the small cafes that dotted the Mississippi Delta. Each interview is illustrated by noted printmaker George D. Davidson and introduced with a biographical sketch by Fred J. Hay. In addition, Hay's extensive notes identify many other blues performers--friends and music partners of the interviewees whose names come up in their many asides and allusions. Together these materials document and pay tribute to the remarkable richness of the Memphis blues scene.
|Author||: Robert DeMaria|
|Total Pages||: 198|
|Genre||: Health & Fitness|
Download Dr Bob s Guide to Stop ADHD in 18 Days Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle
This how-to guide can rid children and families of medications and detrimental foods -- junk foods loaded with sugar, preservatives, dairy products, and trans- fatty acids -- so that children and families can enjoy optimal health.
|Author||: Marvin H Massey Sr. ND PhD|
|Publsiher||: Balboa Press|
|Total Pages||: 114|
Download The American Lifestyle in the 21St Century Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle
The author shows how anyone, old or young, can achieve their goals and dreams of health and accomplishment. He earned a BS at age 69 and a PhD at age 77. The author outlines how anyone can live a rich, productive, and healthy life in their sixties, seventies, and beyond.
|Publsiher||: Matt Stone|
Download 180 Degree Health Report Collection Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle
Originally released for the 180 Degree Health members in 2009- 2010, each health report in the collection offers a feature article on the topic of the month, a look back into "The Old School" of great health pioneers, a recipe or three for food so good you'd "Slap Yo' Mama" for another bite, the 180D take on whether you should "Buy" or "Bye" the book of the month, as well as inspiring words of fire, "Palabras de Fuego." Topics include Inflammation, Hypothyroidism, Fructose, Autism, the Paleo Diet, and the Weston A Price Foundation, among many others. If you're ready to learn about some of the great health researchers of yesteryear, want great seasonally-appropriate menu ideas or unbiased reviews of noteworthy books, or just want a great introduction to some of author Matt Stone's prominent themes, the '180 Degree Health Report Collection' is your ticket. Collected for the first time in one volume- includes Reports on Insulin Resistance and Essential Fatty Acids not available anywhere else.
|Author||: Heather Hendershot|
|Publsiher||: Duke University Press|
|Total Pages||: 285|
|Genre||: Performing Arts|
Download Saturday Morning Censors Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle
Many parents, politicians, and activists agree that there's too much violence and not enough education on children's television. Current solutions range from the legislative (the Children's Television Act of 1990) to the technological (the V-chip). Saturday Morning Censors examines the history of adults' attempts to safeguard children from the violence, sexism, racism, and commercialism on television since the 1950s. By focusing on what censorship and regulation are and how they work—rather than on whether they should exist—Heather Hendershot shows how adults use these processes to reinforce their own ideas about childhood innocence. Drawing on archival studio material, interviews with censors and animators, and social science research, Hendershot analyzes media activist strategies, sexism and racism at the level of cartoon manufacture, and the product-linked cartoons of the 1980s, such as Strawberry Shortcake and Transformers. But in order to more fully examine adult reception of children's TV, she also discusses “good” programs like Sesame Street and Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids. Providing valuable historical context for debates surrounding such current issues as the V-chip and the banning of Power Rangers toys in elementary schools, Saturday Morning Censors demonstrates how censorship can reveal more fears than it hides. Saturday Morning Censors will appeal to educators, parents, and media activists, as well as to those in cultural studies, television studies, gender studies, and American social history.
|Author||: Larry Birnbaum|
|Publsiher||: Rowman & Littlefield|
|Total Pages||: 463|
Download Before Elvis Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle
An essential work for rock fans and scholars, Before Elvis: The Prehistory of Rock n Roll surveys the origins of rock n roll from the minstrel era to the emergence of Bill Haley and Elvis Presley. Unlike other histories of rock, Before Elvis offers a far broader and deeper analysis of the influences on rock music. Dispelling common misconceptions, it examines rock s origins in hokum songs and big-band boogies as well as Delta blues, detailing the embrace by white artists of African-American styles long before rock n roll appeared. This unique study ranges far and wide, highlighting not only the contributions of obscure but key precursors like Hardrock Gunter and Sam Theard but also the influence of celebrity performers like Gene Autry and Ella Fitzgerald. Too often, rock historians treat the genesis of rock n roll as a bolt from the blue, an overnight revolution provoked by the bland pop music that immediately preceded it and created through the white appropriation of music till then played only by and for black audiences. In Before Elvis, Birnbaum daringly argues a more complicated history of rock s evolution from a heady mix of ragtime, boogie-woogie, swing, country music, mainstream pop, and rhythm-and-blues a melange that influenced one another along the way, from the absorption of blues and boogies into jazz and pop to the integration of country and Caribbean music into rhythm-and-blues. Written in an easy style, Before Elvis presents a bold argument about rock s origins and required reading for fans and scholars of rock n roll history."
|Author||: A. Breeze Harper|
|Publsiher||: Lantern Books|
|Total Pages||: 209|
|Genre||: African American women|
Download Sistah Vegan Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle
Sistah Vegan is a series of narratives, critical essays, poems, and reflections from a diverse community of North American black-identified vegans. Collectively, these activists are de-colonizing their bodies and minds via whole-foods veganism. By kicking junk-food habits, the more than thirty contributors all show the way toward longer, stronger, and healthier lives. Suffering from type-2 diabetes, hypertension, high blood pressure, and overweight need not be the way women of color are doomed to be victimized and live out their mature lives. There are healthy alternatives. Sistah Vegan is not about preaching veganism or vegan fundamentalism. Rather, the book is about how a group of black-identified female vegans perceive nutrition, food, ecological sustainability, health and healing, animal rights, parenting, social justice, spirituality, hair care, race, gender-identification, womanism, and liberation that all go against the (refined and bleached) grain of our dysfunctional society. Thought-provoking for the identification and dismantling of environmental racism, ecological devastation, and other social injustices, Sistah Vegan is an in-your-face handbook for our time. It calls upon all of us to make radical changes for the betterment of ourselves, our planet, and by extension everyone."