America's Most Renowned African American Nutritionist Shows You How To Look Great, Feel Better, And Live Longer By Eating Right
A practicing nutritionist takes a close-up look at the diet-related health problems confronting the African-American community—including obesity, diabetes, hypertension, cancer, and heart disease—and provides a detailed study of the disease-fighting properties of healthy foods and guidelines for a low-fat and low-calorie diet rich in antioxidants, vitamins, fiber, and minerals. Reprint.
Traveling to more than thirty countries to define the scientific, economic, and historical dimensions of the water crisis, offers a solution based on managing the water cycle for the maximum social good, rather than pure self-interest.
A history of climate change, how it will unfold over the next century, and what we can do to prevent a cataclysmic future includes specific suggestions for both lawmakers and individuals.
A chief coroner from a Creole section of Baton Rouge describes some of the harrowing cases from his more than ten-year career, during which he investigated the violent deaths of an LSU professor, a young woman whose remains were scattered in a churchyard, and one of the Beltway Sniper shooting victims. 40,000 first printing.
A personal memoir by the author of Warriors of God describes his own daughter Hillary's courageous battle with a devastating chronic illness, its impact on the entire family, and the daunting medical and social implications of such controversial issues as stem cell research, animal organ transplants, and reproductive and therapeutic cloning. 30,000 first printing.
In a series of essays, more than one hundred of the world's leading thinkers—including Daniel Dennett, Steven Pinker, Richard Dawkins, Jared Diamond, and Freeman Dyson—reveal what they believe despite a current lack of supporting evidence about such topics as the future of humankind, the fate of the universe, and extraterrestrial life.
The author recounts his three-month car journey through the unfolding of an American spring, during which he observed bird migrations, the melting of Rocky Mountain snow, the blooming of desert wildflowers, and a tornado outbreak.
A history of the Hawaiian leper colony discusses how its residents endeavored to create a community with few resources, and describes how thousands of victims were subjected to medical experiments and the criminal activities of fellow exiles.