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Mayo Clinic Plan 10 Essential Steps to a Better Body and Healthier Life

ISBN-10: 1932994270

ISBN-13: 9781932994278

Edition: Revised 

Authors: Mayo Clinic Staff

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Imagine if you could follow a simple, straightforward plan to a healthier life. The Mayo Clinic Plan offers you this opportunity, and more! Inside you'll find easy-to-understand advice on how to eat well, stay active, enjoy life and make health a priority - tools that can help you live longer and live better. The advice is culled from leading medical experts and the latest research. With each step, Mayo specialists provide personal insight into getting the most out of The Mayo Clinic Plan. Book jacket.
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Publisher: Time Inc. Books
Publication date: 1/3/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 192
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.738
Language: English

Introduction
Assess Your Health
A visit with Dr. Floyd Willis
Gearing up
Are you fit?
Are your weight and eating habits healthy?
Are you eating well?
Are your other behaviors risky?
Get Fit!
A visit with Drs. Diane Dahm and Jay Smith
What's in it for me?
Fitness in action
Aerobic basics
Strength training basics
Core training basics
Flexibility basics
Balance basics
Staying motivated
Injury
Plateaus
Eat Well
A visit with Jennifer Nelson
Fundamentals of healthy eating
Nutrition nuggets
The Mayo Clinic Healthy Weight Pyramid
Vegetables and fruits
Carbohydrates
Protein and dairy
Fats
Sweets
Planning for enjoyable meals
Begin at the bottom
Achieve a Healthy Weight
A visit with Dr. Donald Hensrud
Focus on health
Is my weight healthy?
Accepting your healthy weight
The Mayo Clinic Healthy Weight Program
Assess your readiness
Establish a weight goal
Identify a calorie goal
Calculate daily food servings
Assess your fitness
A lifetime commitment
How to change behavior
Eating out
Bumps in the road
How are you doing?
Menus and recipes
Tackle Tobacco
A visit with Dr. Lowell Dale
Confronting a killer
Secondhand smoke
Test Yourself
A visit with Dr. Julie Abbott
Are you on course?
Recommended tests
Tests to consider
Suggested shots
Stay Connected
A visit with Dr. Yonas Geda
Relationships: A prescription for better health
Believing in a higher power
Is your attitude harming your health?
When you can't get out of a funk
Address Stress
A visit with Dr. Kristin Vickers Douglas
Feelin' stressed?
Stress in action
10 ways to stress less
Recharge Your Body and Mind
A visit with Dr. Lois Krahn
Give yourself a break
Save time for sleep
Overcome insomnia
Play it Safe
A visit with Dr. Philip Hagen
Pay attention to the little things
Buckle up
Drink wisely
Use sunscreen
Practice safe sex
Wear plugs and goggles
Use chemicals wisely
Safeguard your home
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