eBook Encyclopedia of Wellness: From Açaí Berry to Yo-Yo Dieting, 1st Edition

  • Sharon Zoumbaris
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  • ISBN-10: 0313393346
  • ISBN-13: 9780313393341
  • DDC: 613.03
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 984 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released May 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012
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Overview

Encyclopedia of Wellness: From Açaí Berry to Yo-Yo Dieting offers expert advice to anyone seeking information on a condition or illness. More than that, however, this three-volume resource is a compendium of practical information on how to reduce poor health choices and live a healthy, active, vibrant life.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Alphabetical List of Entries.
Entries Arranged by Broad Topic.
Preface.
Introduction: Wellness in the United States.
1: Açaí Berry.
2: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS).
3: Acupuncture.
4: Addiction.
5: Adolescence.
6: Aerobic Exercise.
7: Air Pollution.
8: Alcohol.
9: Allergies.
10: Allergies, Food.
11: Alzheimer's Disease.
12: Amino Acids.
13: Anaerobic Exercise.
14: Anorexia Nervosa.
15: Antibiotics.
16: Antioxidants.
17: Asperger Syndrome.
18: Asthma.
19: Atkins, Robert C..
20: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).
21: Autism.
22: Ayurveda.
23: Back Pain.
24: Bacteria.
25: Bariatric Surgery.
26: Basal Metabolism.
27: Basic Four (Foods).
28: Biofeedback.
29: Bipolar Disorder.
30: Birth Control.
31: Blood Pressure.
32: Blueberries.
33: Body Image.
34: Body Mass Index (BMI).
35: Bone Health.
36: Breast-Feeding.
37: Bulimia Nervosa.
38: Caffeine.
39: Calcium.
40: Calories.
41: Cancer.
42: Carbohydrates.
43: Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR).
44: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.
45: Cell Phones.
46: Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN).
47: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
48: Cheeseburger Bill.
49: Chelation.
50: Cholesterol.
51: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS).
52: Cigarettes.
53: Common Cold (Upper Respiratory Viruses).
54: Comprehensive Smoking Education Act.
55: Daily Value of Nutrients.
56: Dance Therapy.
57: Dental Health.
58: Deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA).
59: Depression.
60: Diabetes.
61: Dietary Guidelines for Americans.
62: Dietary Reference Intakes (DRI).
63: Dietary Supplements.
64: Dieting.
65: Dieting, Online Resources.
66: Diets, Fad.
67: Doctors in the Media.
68: Dream Therapy.
69: Drugs, Recreational.
70: Eating Disorders.
71: E. Coli Infection.
72: Edible Schoolyard Project.
73: Environmental Health.
74: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
75: Ephedra/Ephedrine.
76: Exercise.
1: Fast Food.
2: Fats.
3: Fiber.
4: Fibromyalgia.
5: Flaxseeds.
6: Flexible Spending Account (FSA).
7: Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
8: Food-Borne Illness.
9: Food Recalls.
10: Food Safety.
11: Free Radicals.
12: Garlic.
13: Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation.
14: Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs).
15: Ghrelin.
16: Ginger.
17: Ginseng.
18: Glycemic Index.
19: Graham, Sylvester.
20: Grief.
21: Guided Imagery.
22: Head Start and Healthy Start.
23: Health and Medical Tourism.
24: Health Insurance.
25: Health Savings Account (HSA).
26: Heart Health.
27: Hepatitis.
28: High-Fructose Corn Syrup.
29: Homeopathy.
30: Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (HCG).
31: Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV).
32: Human Papillomavirus (HPV).
33: Hypertension.
34: Hypnosis.
35: Immune System/Lymphatic System.
36: Influenza.
37: Inhalants.
38: Insomnia.
39: Institute of Medicine (IOM).
40: Irradiation.
41: Kava.
42: Kellogg, John Harvey.
43: Ketosis.
44: Lactose Intolerance.
45: Liposuction.
46: Living Wills and Advance Directives.
47: Love Canal.
48: L-Tryptophan.
49: Lupus.
50: Macrobiotics.
51: Malnutrition.
52: Mammography.
53: Managed Care.
54: Mayo Clinic.
55: Medicaid.
56: Medical Marijuana.
57: Medical Power of Attorney.
58: Medicare.
59: Meditation.
60: Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA).
61: Minerals (Food).
62: MyPlate.
63: National Cancer Institute.
64: National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM).
65: National Institutes of Health (NIH).
66: National Organic Program (NOP).
67: National School Lunch Program (NSLP).
68: Naturopathic Medicine.
69: Nestle, Marion.
70: Nurse Practitioners.
71: Nutrients.
72: Nutrigenomics.
73: Nutrition.
74: Nutrition Facts Label.
75: Nutritional Diseases.
76: Obesity.
77: Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD).
78: Online Health Resources.
79: Organic Food.
80: Ornish, Dean.
81: Osteoporosis.
1: Pandemics.
2: Pasteur, Louis.
3: Pauling, Linus.
4: Personal Trainer.
5: Physical Education.
6: Physical Endurance.
7: Pilates.
8: Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS).
9: President's Council on Fitness, Sports, and Nutrition.
10: Primary Care Physicians.
11: Pritikin, Nathan.
12: Probiotics.
13: Psychosomatic Health Care.
14: Psychotherapy.
15: Qigong.
16: Recombinant Bovine Growth Hormone (rBGH).
17: Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA).
18: Reflexology.
19: Registered Dietitian.
20: Reiki.
21: Religion and Spirituality.
22: Resting Metabolic Rate.
23: Retail Clinic.
24: Ritalin.
25: Rodale, Jerome.
26: Salmonella.
27: School Meals Initiative.
28: Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD).
29: Secondhand Smoke.
30: Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs).
31: Sleep.
32: Smoking.
33: Sodium.
34: Soy.
35: Spas, Medical.
36: Staphylococcus.
37: Steroids.
38: Stress.
39: Suicide.
40: Tai Chi.
41: Tanning.
42: Target Heart Rate.
43: Therapeutic Touch.
44: Traditional Chinese Medicine.
45: Trans Fats.
46: U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).
47: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
48: Vaccinations.
49: Vegetables.
50: Vegetarians.
51: Virtual Hospital.
52: Virus.
53: Vitamins.
54: Walking.
55: Water.
56: Waters, Alice.
57: Weight Training.
58: Weight Watchers.
59: White, Ryan.
60: Women's Health Initiative (WHI).
61: Workplace Wellness.
62: World Health Organization (WHO).
63: Yoga.
64: Yo-Yo Dieting.
Glossary.
Internet Resources.
About the Editor and Contributors.
Index.