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Need some tips for your health and wellness routine this summer? This Health and Wellness Resource book list provided by City of Kirkwood Employee Wellness Program and Kirkwood Public Library is for you!

Books

Health and Wellness (General):

The Blue Zones Solution by Dan Buettner

The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg

Eating Clean for Dummies by Jonathan Wright and Linda Johnson Larsen

You: The Owner’s Manual by Michael F Roizen, M.D. and Mehmet C. Oz, M.D.

This Year I will… by M.J. Ryan

Fitness after 40 by Vonda Wright, M.D.

Fitness after 50 by Walter H. Ettinger

Healthy Recipes:

Cooking Light: The Food lover’s Healthy Habits Cookbook by Janet Helm, M.D.

The Cancer-Fighting Kitchen by Rebecca Katz

Mental Well-Being:

The 10 Best-Ever Depression Management Techniques by Margaret Wehrenberg Psy.D

Inside Out Disney PIXAR (movie)

The Gifts of Imperfection by Brene Brown, Ph.D., L.M.S.W.

What Happy People Know by Dan Baker, Ph.D.

Change Your Brain Change Your Life by Daniel G. Amen, M.D.

Why Do They Act That Way?  By David Walsh, Ph.D.

Nutrition and Weight Loss:

Mindless Eating by Brian Wansink, Ph.D

Nutrition Action Health Letter, Center for Science in the Public Interest (magazine)

Relationship:

Crucial Conversations by Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, Ron McMillan, and Al Switzler

The Dance of Anger by Harriet Lerner

When Anger Hurts by Matthew McKay, Ph.D., Peter D. Rogers, Ph.D., and Judith McKay, RN

Getting The Love You Want: A Guide for Couples by Harville Hendrix, Ph.D.

Love Is Letting Go of Fear by Gerald D. Jampolsky, M.D.

Online Resources

For Cancer:

http://www.cancer.org/

http://www.aicr.org/

http://www.cancer.gov/about-cancer

For Complementary and Alternative Medicine:

https://nccih.nih.gov/

www.webmd.com

www.ewg.org

For Diabetes:

www.diabetes.org

www.diabetesaction.org

www.ndep.nih.gov

www.diabetes.niddk.nih.gov

www.cdc.gov/diabetes

For Exercise:

http://www.acefitness.org/acefit/healthy-living-fit-facts/

http://www.acsm.org/public-information/search-by-topic

www.mapmyrun.com

www.traineo.com

www.exercise.about.com

www.strongwomen.com

www.familydoctor.org

www.shapeup.org

www.americaonthemove.org

For Health and Wellness (General):

www.clevelandclinicwellness.com

www.webmd.com

www.healthfinder.gov

www.nhlbi.nih

www.americanheart.org

www.healthcentral.com

For Heart Disease and Stroke:

www.heart.org

http://stroke.nih.gov/

http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/

For Nutrition:

www.nutrition.gov

www.healthierus.gov/dietaryguidelines

www.cfsan.fda.gov/~dms/foodlab.html

www.choosemyplate.gov

www.eatright.org

www.foodfit.com

http://www.drannwellness.com/

http://www.ewg.org/

For Stress and Mental Health:

www.helpguide.org

http://www.nimh.nih.gov/index.shtml

www.webmd.com

For Weight Management:

www.caloriecount.com

www.sparkpeople.com

www.nutritiondata.com

www.foodcount.com

www.weightloss.about.com

www.healthydiningfinder.com

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