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Book Review: Cutting Edge Therapies for Autism

Thursday, July 24th, 2014

Cutting-Edge Therapies for Autism 2011-2012 is a compilation of 70 autism interventions presented by more than 40 contributors. Ken Siri and Tony Lyons, fathers of children with autism, sought to bring together the latest information on autism treatment to promote opportunity for those living or working with someone suffering from an autism spectrum disorder. The 67 chapters present various therapies and innovations in autism treatment. Also included are an extensive bibliography and a thorough presentation of national and international autism organizations. A total of 25 chapters have been added or updated considerably since the last edition of the book in 2010.

January 18: Author – Robert Ferguson Talks About His Book, Diet-Free for Life

Tuesday, January 18th, 2011
Robert Ferguson

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Diet-Free for Life: A Revolutionary Food, Fitness, and Mindset Makeover to Maximize Fat Loss

The “People’s Fat-Loss Coach” shows anyone how to eat smart and move right to optimize metabolism.

Based on a few simple, sound, and easy-to-follow principles, Robert Ferguson shows how to maximize one’s glycemic profile by combining five food types for maximum weight loss without deprivation. The flexible food plan includes fast and slow carbs, protein, fat, and condiments that will launch a proven weight-loss program that can lead to immediate and sustainable results.

The key to the success of this program is the 21-Day Mindset Makeover that helps eliminate self-defeating thinking and shows how to develop self-motivation for success. The 21-Day Mindset Makeover includes daily prompts to sustain the plan, as well as nutrition and exercise tips and advice for a lifetime of diet-free living.

Check It Out: Resolving to be healthier, more fit this year

Tuesday, September 16th, 2014

Happy New Year from the Newport Beach Public Library! The beginning of each year brings the opportunity for renewal and a commitment to bettering yourself. People often make resolutions to improve themselves in many avenues of life, either physically, spiritually, or even financially. In the literary world, this time of year has a flurry of new fitness regimen publications. The Newport Beach Library is always on trend and has lots of fun new books to choose from to make that commitment to a healthy life.

How To Lose Weight Fast With The Sacred Heart Diet

Thursday, December 16th, 2010

Sacred Heart DietSacred heart diet is said to originate from the Sacred Heart hospital and is reported to help patients lose ten to seventeen pounds within the initial week. For the most part, this diet plan is comparable to the cabbage soup diet and is used by obese individuals who want to slim down extremely fast. This particular diet will quickly reduce excess weight in seven days with the help of fat burning soups.

Basically, this 7 day diet plan can thoroughly clean your body and leave you with an abundance of energy. The diet plan contains fewer calories, so it’s possible to burn fat quickly.

Guide to weight loss success

Saturday, October 25th, 2014

There are diet fads, diet pills, products, and strict protocols that will help you lose weight quickly — and then gain it back twice as fast. We develop relationships with food over the course of our lives, and many turn into addictions and routines. What we eat, when we eat, how much we eat, how we eat and why we eat are really the magical missing pieces of the weight-loss puzzle. If we’re not aware of these questions and answers, then no diet, weight loss routine, or supplement will ever work.


Foods That Help You Lose Weight

Sunday, September 12th, 2010

foods that help you lose weightWhat are the foods that help you lose weight? I will list the most important such foods in this article.

Walnuts Help to Eliminate Hunger

Yes, walnuts are high in calories, but they contain proteins, healthy fats and omega-3 fatty acids to keep you feeling full. Eat a handful as a mid-afternoon snack, or throw a few into your salad at lunch. Not only walnuts help lose weight, but eating walnuts on a regular basis may help lower cholesterol.

Best Diet Pills That Work Fast

Wednesday, October 13th, 2010

Reviews of Best Diet Pills That WorkAmong thousands or even tens of thousands of diet pills that you can buy, how can you select the right diet pills that work in your case? You can devote hours and hours browsing the web to find diet pill reviews, only to get contradictory advice. Or you could turn to for trusted advice and reviews of the best diet pills that work for you. Our goal is to find the very best diet pills on offer and give you unbiased in-depth reviews to help you make the right decision. What is the best diet pill? Which diet pills work? Those are questions that we try to answer. We have reviewed over 200 diet pills and taken the confusion out of the shopping experience by narrowing your search to the elite products in the industry.

Folic Acid in Pregnancy

Thursday, July 31st, 2014

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In the U.S. 3,000 pregnancies are affected by neural tube defects (NTDs) every year. NTDs are serious birth defects of the spine and brain; two of the most common NTDs are spina bifida and anencephaly. Taking 400 micrograms (mcg) of folic acid daily can help prevent these major birth defects.


Folic acid is a B vitamin that the body uses to make new cells. Everyone needs folic acid. If a woman has enough folic acid in her body before she is pregnant, it can help prevent anencephaly and spina bifida.

The Cabbage Soup Diet

Sunday, January 2nd, 2011

Cabbage Soup DietOne of the trendiest diets for quick weight loss is the Cabbage Soup diet. This diet has also been known under several different names including the “Military Cabbage Soup”, and the “Russian Peasant Diet”, among others. The creators of this diet suggest that you will lose up to 10 lbs by the end of seven days.

Keep in mind that diets for quick weight loss are seldom diets that you should stay on for any period of time.  They are normally not balanced diets and are only intended to be used for 3-7 days at the most. Many of these fad diets either restrict caloric intake to the extreme of they have you eating the same type of food daily.

Crash diets aren’t worth the risk

Monday, September 29th, 2014

“People could eat nothing but jelly beans, and if they were eating just a small amount, they would lose weight,” says Donald Hensrud, chairman of preventive medicine at the Mayo Clinic and medical editor in chief of The Mayo ClinicDiet, a guide to healthy weight loss. “You might be able to get away with it for a period of time, but the more restrictive (the diet) is — and the longer you follow it — the greater the risks.”