During National Women’s Health Week each year, millions of women take steps to improve their health. The week serves as a reminder for women to make their health a priority and build positive health habits for life. Here are some books you can find in our library about a variety of women’s oriented health and wellness strategies.
Brain Body Diet – Sara Gottfried, M.D.
New York Times bestselling author and Harvard-MIT educated women’s health expert, Sara Gottfried, M.D., delivers a revolutionary program to prevent and reverse the myriad symptoms and diseases that result from an unhealthy connection between the brain and the body
Feeding You Lies – Vani Hari
Hari blows the lid off the lies we’ve been fed about the food we eat–lies about its nutrient value, effects on our health, label information, and even the very science we base our food choices on.
Food, Health, and Happiness – Oprah Winfrey
With dishes created and prepared alongside her favorite chefs, paired with personal essays and memories from Oprah herself, this cookbook offers a candid, behind-the-scenes look into the life (and kitchen) of one of the most influential and respected celebrities in the world
In This Together – Ann Romney
In this heartfelt memoir, Ann Romney, former First Lady of Massachusetts, will talk candidly about her journey with multiple sclerosis.
Our Bodies, Ourselves (Boston Women’s Health Book Collective)
This updated edition contains vital new information on such issues as the HPV vaccine, changes in the healthcare system, cosmetic surgery, violence against women, healthcare activism in the twenty-first century, and much more.
The Healing Power of Essential Oils – Eric Zielinski, D.C.
A soup-to-nuts guide to mastering essential oils for vibrant health and well-being, featuring dozens of recipes and formulations for restful sleep, reduced inflammation, balanced hormones, and more
The Longevity Book – Cameron Diaz
Actress Cameron Diaz opens a conversation with her peers on a topic that that for too long has been taboo in our society: the aging female body. She shares the latest scientific research on how and why we age, synthesizing insights from top medical experts with her own thoughts, opinions, and experiences.
Wellness Escapes (Lonely Planet)
Discover the world’s most energizing, inspiring and relaxing well-being retreats. From yoga, tai chi and meditation to mindfulness, spa treatments and creative writing, we present our favorite retreats and spas around the world to help replenish the mind, body and soul