Interested in alternative medicine, organic gardening, organic beauty alternatives or the vegan lifestyle? We have some titles for you!
Molly's Organic Farm by Carol Malnor
Inquisitive and mischievous, a homeless little cat scampers through - and suddenly finds herself in the wondrous world of an organic farm! Affectionately named "Molly" by the farmers who discover her, she romps, naps, and hunts among the vegetables. Seen through Molly's eyes, the reader discovers the interplay of nature that grows wholesome food. But what will happen to Molly when winter comes? Based on a true story, Molly will touch children's hearts while introducing them to plants and the key elements of growing food organically.
Organic Gardening for Kids by Elizabeth J. Scholl
Introduces organic gardening, covering sun, water, soil, plants, and composters. No chemicals for us!
Going Vegan: A Healthy Guide to Making the Switch by Dana Meachen Rau
Vegan food is good for you and for the planet. But if you're thinking of revolutionizing your diet, you need to get the facts first. Learn about the benefits and challenges of a diet that does not include meat or animal products such as eggs and dairy. Helpful tips, delicious vegan recipes, and how tos will make the switch so much easier. Want to change the world? Now you can, one plate at a time.
Vegan with a Vengence by Isa Chandra Moskowitz
In Vegan with a Vengeance, Isa Chandra Moskowitz, host of the community access vegan cooking show The Post Punk Kitchen, brings the do-it-yourself, community-driven ethos of punk rock into the kitchen. Her cooking philosophy embraces being kind to animals (all recipes are completely animal-product free) and your wallet-while being creative and having fun in the process. She emphasizes staying clear of corporate brand-name foods, and says that cooking should be an innovative, experimental, and completely real experience.
PETA's Vegan College Cookbook
Who needs the cafeteria? Make your own easy, delicious, animal-free meals! Let PETA turn your dorm room or apartment into the campus destination for amazing vegan food! Inside are the 250 simplest, most scrumptious recipes for college vegans on a budget - and the best part is, the most complicated kitchenware you'll ever need is a microwave. With vegan recipes collected from PETA's nearly 2 million members, we've got all the best insider info. But wait, this is not only for college students! Teenagers can also use this to learn how to cook while they move towards adulthood.
Organic Gardening by Geoff Hamilton
Fully revised and updated to reflect eco-friendly thinking and techniques, "Organic Gardening" is a classic guide to growing flowers, fruits, and vegetables the natural, chemical-free way.
A Doctor's Guide to Alternative Medicine: What Works, What Doesn't, and Why by Mel Borins, MD, FCFP
In the United States alone, more than 38 percent of people use Alternative Medicine to treat and prevent medical issues and more than 50 percent of people have tried Alternative Medicine at some point in their life. But because some people don't feel their doctors see those methods as legitimate, patients often turn to unreliable sources such as the internet, celebrities, etc. for guidance. With so much misinformation out there, how does anyone know which advice to follow and what actually works?
Pure Skin: Organic Beauty Basics by Barbara Close
Spa expert Barbara Close has created a holistic guide to beautiful skin, covering everything from organic products to detox to stress relief. In the tradition of her popular Spa Deck and Well Being , Pure Skin is a natural, no-nonsense approach to skin care. Demystifying beauty-industry hype, Close helps readers understand what makes their skin unique, how skin really functions, and how to make sense of the multisyllabic minefield that is a cosmetics label. With balance as a main ingredient, readers develop a skin-care regimen to suit their individual needs. Forty recipes for natural beauty treatments introduce luxurious alternatives to industrial products.Sensible and accessible sections on food and detox reveal simple and effective ways to nourish and restore skin from the inside out. Special attention is given to curatives such as homeopathy and Bach flower remedies, offering invaluable resources for those with hard-to-treat skin problems.
Disclaimer: Always talk to your health care professional before making any major changes.