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Review: “A Bone to Pick,” Mark Bittman

Pros: Many excellent points; thought-provoking Cons: … Rating: 4 out of 5 Mark Bittman’s A Bone to Pick: The good and bad news about food, with wisdom and advice on diets, food safety, GMOs, farming, and more is a collection

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"Beating Asthma," Stephen Apaliski, MD

Pros: Clear guidelines to help you figure out how to help yourself Cons: One or two details I was uncertain of or wanted more info on Rating: 4.5 out of 5 Review book provided courtesy of the publisher Visit the

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Cats rock when you’re sick

I spent most of last night vomiting violently and repeatedly, possibly as a reaction to an antibiotic. I was so sore by the time there was nothing left in my stomach, from all the spasming, but Cahlash pressed himself against

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"Baking with Agave Nectar," Ania Catalano

Pros: Delicious & so much healthier! Cons: Occasional mild structural problems Rating: 5 out of 5 Review book courtesy of Ten Speed Press. Visit Ania Catalano online. An extra entry in the Soup’s On [dead link removed] challenge.   Agave

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"The Superfood Cookbook" (CIG) James & McIndoo

Pros: Fascinating information; wonderfully delicious recipes (easy, too!) Cons: No recipe photos Rating: 5 out of 5 Review book courtesy of Alpha Books. This is my seventh entry in the Soup’s On [dead link removed] reading challenge.   To tell

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"Gluten-Free Eating" (CIG) Adamson & Thompson

Pros: A wealth of useful information & encouragement; good recipes Cons: No recipe photos Rating: 5 out of 5 Review book courtesy of Alpha Books. Visit Eve Adamson’s site or Tricia Thompson’s site. This is my sixth entry in the

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Eating Healthfully

The one thing that all ‘experts’ on health and eating (whether they’re doctors, nutritionists, or just proponents of the latest fad) seem to agree on is this: colorful, non-starchy veggies are healthy. They go back and forth on everything else,

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"Food 2.0," Charlie Ayers

Pros: Delicious recipes; on the cutting edge of healthful eating Cons: You might have trouble finding some ingredients Rating: 5 out of 5 Review book courtesy of DK Publishing through the LibraryThing program for early reviewers. Visit the author’s website.

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Errant Injuries

From 1990 to 1992, I went to MIT. From ’90-91, I shared a dorm room and slept in the top bunk. The floor was linoleum over concrete. One morning I happened to fall from the top bunk and landed on

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"Stretching Illustrated" (CIG) Templeton & Templeton

Pros: Good stretches; detailed warnings; ‘courses’ for specific injuries or sports Cons: Drawings instead of photos; most stretches are simply yoga stretches renamed Rating: 4 out of 5 Review book courtesy of Alpha Books.   I have to admit, my

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