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Your Healthiest Healthy

ISBN: 9781454928928.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

"This book will change your life!" --Kris Jenner
"This is such an incredible resource for all-around healthy living." --Brooke Burke
"Buy it." -- People magazine

From celebrity TV host and cancer survivor Samantha Harris comes a comprehensive action plan for helping to prevent and fight cancer and living your best, healthiest life.

Millions watched Samantha Harris cohost Dancing with the Stars and Entertainment Tonight and then share the story of her breast cancer diagnosis at age 40. After the initial shock and recovery from a double mastectomy, she sought answers to why it could have happened and ways to improve her overall health.

Now the Emmy®-winning journalist, nutrition advocate, certified personal trainer, and mother of two offers her real-world strategies for overcoming adversity and systematically improving your total well-being. Your Healthiest Healthy combines her humorous, sometimes harrowing, always inspiring journey with research-backed advice, insights from doctors and scientists, and effective tips into an easy-to-follow, eight-step road map. Her practical advice will empower you to eat better, work out smarter, reduce toxins around you, master your medical awareness, handle health crises, strengthen your relationships, boost your positivity, and build resiliency. With this complete program, you can maximize your health, energy, and happiness for life.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Foreword (p. viii)
  • Introduction: Making Lemonade (p. 1)
  • Part 1 Your Body (p. 9)
  • 1 Know Your Nutrition (p. 11)
  • 2 Wise Up Your Workout (p. 49)
  • 3 Tame Your Toxins (p. 71)
  • 4 Master Your Medical Mojo (p. 101)
  • Part 2 Your Mind (p. 131)
  • 5 Handle Your Health (p. 133)
  • 6 Get Real with Relationships (p. 151)
  • 7 Practice Positivity (p. 173)
  • 8 Rev Your Resiliency (p. 185)
  • Resources (p. 201)
  • Acknowledgments (p. 204)
  • Image Credits (p. 207)
  • Notes (p. 209)
  • Index (p. 221)
  • About the Author (p. 230)

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Booklist Review

In this health-fitness-food guide, TV host and personal trainer Harris provides sound advice from the heart. A breast cancer diagnosis and double mastectomy prompted her to reconsider all aspects of her life, from her food to her attitude. She shares her thoughts and fears candidly, then details her eight-point roadmap for achieving the ""healthiest healthy."" Much information echoes other sources (as it probably should); what's newer here is Harris' DIY approach to a holistic life, which includes, for instance, a worksheet to track gratitude, an activities list for family fitness, an illustrated guide for breast self-exams, and a chart that identifies the not-so-good ingredients in household and body care products. Sidebars called healthy hacks remind gently of things readers might already know (and occasionally may have chosen to forget), such as keeping portion sizes in mind and avoiding social media to stay positive. The 10 recipes that transcend vegan categorization are a bonus. Life, for real.--Barbara Jacobs Copyright 2018 Booklist