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1. Strong Women, Strong Hearts
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2. The Strong Women's Journal: A
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3. Strong Women Stay Slim
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4. Strong Women, Strong Bones: Everything
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5. Strong Women Eat Well: Nutritional
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1. Strong Women, Strong Hearts
by Miriam E. Nelson, Alice Lichtenstein
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Asin: 0399152873
Catlog: Book (2005-05)
Publisher: Putnam Publishing Group
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2. The Strong Women's Journal: A 52-Week Planner to Help You Stay Motivated, Track Progress and Reach Nutrition and Fitness Goals
by Miriam E., Ph.D. Nelson
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Asin: 0399529284
Catlog: Book (2003-12-01)
Publisher: Perigee Books
Sales Rank: 27317
Average Customer Review: 3.67 out of 5 stars
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How many reps? How much calcium? How many calories? How many miles? A perfect companion to the bestselling Strong Women books, this 52-week journal allows readers to keep track of progress, goals, and daily exercise and eating patterns, as well as thoughts and feelings along the way. More than a journal, this book incorporates highlights from the entire Strong Women series and includes:

€ A clear step-by-step plan to shape up and feel great
€ Scientifically-based dietary tips
€ Aerobic and strength-trainingexercises
€ Inspirational quotes and success stories
€ Charts for keeping track of various health and fitness information, including medical visits and test results
€ A place for writing down thoughts and feelings
€ Ways to track the seasonal ebb and flow of moods
€ Questions to inspire reflection along the way
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5-0 out of 5 stars Excellent Tool
Great layout for tracking your healthy (or not) behaviors. Weekly format lets you review at a glance how you are doing. This is particularly nice since consistent behavior is so important. Two pages per week for personal notes with check off boxes for sleep, vigor and mood. One page per week for food records with plenty of room to be specific or just mark number of food group servings in provided boxes. One page per week for physical activity records with a separate place for strengh training and number of steps taken (for pedometer fans).

This journal is a great motivator. I think because it's for 52 weeks (you can start anytime) it lets you really see that your overall daily choices and behaviors are what impact your health the most. That super duper hot fudge sundae isn't going to cancel out all the good choices you are making. Highly recommend! I bought one for my Mom and we are doing it together!

1-0 out of 5 stars A disappointment
I am a fan of Miriam Nelson and the Strong Women books but I returned this book because I thought it was poorly designed. It is organized by week, not by day, and within each week there are different sections for exercise, food, etc. so that you have to switch back and forth between the sections (and pages) to record your different behaviors on a single day. Plus, there are some daily behaviors, e.g., drinking lots of water, which are only noted with one (i.e., a weekly) checkbox--it appears that she wanted to remind you to drink lots of water but didn't have room to include a daily checkbox for it or for other behaviors which should occur daily (e.g., a multivitamin).

It would have been more logical -- and easier to use -- if one could note one's actions and behaviors for a single day on the same page or page spread. (I have since found out that you can do this with Bob Greene's journal, Get With the Program.) On top of that, I saw at least two typos: in the intro section there's a phrase about "difficult people's" routines that was most obviously meant to read "different people's" routines. Why would anyone want to follow a difficult person's health and fitness routine? :) And on at least one of the page footers, it reads "umber" instead of "number."

I did not think that it featured the "essentials" or "highlights" of the Strong Women books (as the promo blurb claims it does). It has a few things here and there, but it's mostly anecdotes from readers whose diverse experiences may not be all that relevant to you. And some of Nelson's tips aren't helpful, e.g., when doing errands, resolve to walk to every destination less than a mile away. How could any busy person do that?

Funny, I came across a Web site that reviewed one of Nelson's later books. I can't remember the title of the book or the Web site, but she thought Nelson was getting sloppy after the first two books, perhaps because she is being asked to churn out at least one book a year.

I couldn't help but think of that review when I finally got a close look at this book.

To each her own of course. The design may work for you, but look carefully at the book before you buy. On the other hand the Strong Women "Stay Slim" and "Stay Young" books are quite good. So is her Web site,

5-0 out of 5 stars Superb motivator and tracker
Despite the strong "women" nomenclature, this book serves equally well for men OR women who want to better their health and improve their wellness. As Miriam Nelson explains in the preface, the best predictor of people becoming more fit (exercise, diet) is whether they keep a journal or not. This structured journal means that in just a few minutes a day you can record the key facts about your program and progress (or lack of it) to keep you on track. HIGHLY recommended! ... Read more

3. Strong Women Stay Slim
by Miriam E. Nelson, Sarah Wernick
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Catlog: Book (1998-04-13)
Publisher: Bantam
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Average Customer Review: 4.11 out of 5 stars
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From the bestselling author of Strong Women Stay Young comes a metabolism-boosting plan that's completely hype-free. The basis of this book is simple: because muscle is metabolically active and fat is not, when you increase your muscle mass, you're able to burn more calories, even when at rest. The author, an assistant professor at Tufts University's prestigious School of Nutrition Science and Policy, has shown that of a group of women who followed a special weight-loss diet, those who also did weight-training exercises lost 44 percent more fat than the other women and increased their overall metabolic rates by up to 15 percent.

Nelson's plan is especially effective for women looking to drop postpregnancy weight. The book includes tests to determine your fitness level, injury-preventing stretches, dumbbell exercises that give quick results, progress charts, and pages of suggested menus and recipes that include handy shopping lists. The plan's goal is to increase muscle strength, not bulk, and it's geared toward first-time exercisers and those who lose motivation easily. For those who are skeptical of weight-loss books, rest assured that this one won't disappoint. ... Read more

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5-0 out of 5 stars Outstandingly sensible, balanced and scientifically grounded
If you're a fitness freak or on a stable weight you are happy with, find another book. This one isn't for you. Ditto if you are looking for super fast weight gain or have a penchant for fad diets. Ditto if you are looking for a full-on gung-ho weights program.


If you are struggling to lose weight, have ever lost weight and bounced back up again, are happy with your weight but not your shape, have tried all the diets, or even haven't tried them, or don't know where to start - then this is the book for you.... regardless of age (or even gender!).

Dr Nelson's book focuses on strength training as a fundamental element of healthy weight loss, particularly for its role in maintaining bone density (and toning!) - as opposed to the diet/aerobic exercise route which can lead to loss of bone density and/or loss of muscle (rather than fat). That said, she also covers the role of good nutrition (focusing on the long term, not the faddish) and aerobic exercise.

The result is not "dieting" as such, but healthier living. If you want to lose 30lbs in 3 months this isn't the book to read - but if you want to lose 30lbs steadily and KEEP IT OFF, then dive in. Generally I would say the focus is on inches, tone and well-being rather than pounds anyway.

The discussion of studies, science etc could have been heavy, but wasn't - it was very readable and even extremely motivating. It meant everything in the book made sense, which for me, made it easier to take on the recommendations of this book as a lifestyle not a fad.

The exercises are very easy, but if you are just starting out, that's not a bad thing - better than throwing you in with stuff you can't do, and they will give you plenty to build on. This book will give you a great, balanced foundation to a healthier lifestyle.

There's plenty of checks along the way to keep you on track and getting results - have you chosen a good goal weight (and do you need one?), are you working out at the right intensity, are you eating well, are there warning signs that you are coming off the rails?

You're also supported with checks to track your exercise and eating - backed by research showing that those who keep track, stay on track and get better results.

4-0 out of 5 stars good beginning
I have found this book very heldpful in getting me on the road to being fit. I have followed the ten week program which is simply laid out and easy to follw. I am much stronger, I've lost 7 pounds (I'm not over weight) for the first time in my life I excercize reguarly and look forward to it. The weight lifting is very simple and definetly for beginners but as time has progressed I have added more excercizes, while keeping the basic program. I am really sorry to read the negative reveiws as it might keep some one who really needs some help motivating from buying the book. I personally think the simplicity and ease of the program is what has kept me motivated. Also the food part of the book is very easy, and for once it does not have starvation in mind.(like so many diet books)

5-0 out of 5 stars Not for athletes, but a good place to start
This book is written for those who are sedentary to at most
moderately active, and want to change their behavior so as to
accomplish long-term weight loss. It is a good motivator for
getting started with strength training and keeping track of
what you eat. It is definitely not intended for athletes,
but rather the 75% of American women (so it says) that don't
get regular exercise 3 days per week.

The strength training part focuses on 6 exercises, most of
which usedumbbells. This is not a whole lot, but for the
intended audience it is helpful in keeping the program from
being overwhelming. For more intense exercise, you will have
to look elsewhere. There are a few illustrations; it would be
better if they showed the exercises step-by-step, but the
written directions are acceptable and it's easy enough to
figure things out by just trying it. One nice touch is that
a variety of people are shown doing the exercises -- they
don't all look like young fitness instructors. This section
also explains the importance of strength training for
strengthening bones, raising basal metabolism, and making
other exercise easier.

The book discusses a variety of different aerobic exercises,
but points out that the most important thing is to find
something convenient enough that you can do it several times
a week, and to make sure it's intense enough to get results
-- it describes how to tell when this is happening.

The food plan part is probably the most complex and largest
section, but it is based just on the food pyramid. It's
nothing new, but it provides a good way of keeping track of
how balanced your diet really is. This food plan allows 25%
fat, which is probably going to feel low to anyone who's been
eating a Western diet and not thought about fat much.

If you want a short-term diet, this is not the book for you.
If you're not active and want to change, this is a very
useful book. If you already do strength training, it seems
likely that you're already doing much of what this book says,
so try to borrow it and have a look before you decide to buy.

5-0 out of 5 stars Chock full of Great Health Informaton
This book makes a lot of sense. I have been trying to slim down for years and had haulted my metabolism with many low-cal diets. Her information helped me to raise my metabolism and build lean muscle. Her book includes an excercise plan as well as a sound nutritional meal plan. She makes a great case for women to include weight training in their physical routines.Her exercises are easy to follow for any average woman.

5-0 out of 5 stars For former yo-yo dieters, this works when nothing else will!
I wish I had read this book when I was 30--at that age, I had absolutely no trouble losing all the weight I wanted quickly--and I did it over & over --until I "hit the wall" approaching menopause at 50, packing on pounds (& rolls) over my mid-section that didn't budge even eating 500 calories a day, always tired, struggling to walk up stairs etc.--all because of the loss of muscle that comes with age. The happy news I learned from this book is that with strength training that can all be reversed--and in my case, it was, in less than two months of following this program. It was simple, enjoyable, I could do it any time, at home, with no special equipment but a few pairs of dumbells. Without dieting (but following better eating principles outlined in the book)I lost 20 pounds, doubled the amount of weight I could lift, run up flights of stairs, and no longer need to take a nap in the middle of the day to get through to normal bedtime. My quality of life is so much improved, it's amazing, and I've passed this book to many friends. Highly recommended for every women, but especially those over 40! ... Read more

4. Strong Women, Strong Bones: Everything You Need to Know to Prevent, Treat, and Beat Osteoporosis
by Miriam E. Nelson, Sarah Wernick
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Asin: 0399526560
Catlog: Book (2001-07-10)
Publisher: Perigee Books
Sales Rank: 18591
Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars
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Based on the latest scientific information, and including practical advice on the best nutrition, exercise, and medication, Strong Women, Strong Bones is an essential guide for any woman who wants to know more about the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis. Includes: ¥ A one-hour-per-year plan for healthy bones ¥ A self-test to assess risk factors ¥ Facts on the most accurate bone-density tests ¥ Tips on supplements beyond calcium, plus new ... Read more

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2-0 out of 5 stars Strong Women Strong Bones
This book was recomended to me by a naturopath. It was easy enough to read in just one evening. The sections about how bones grow and what your risk factors are for getting osteoporosis were quite good. There is also good advice about what vitamins and minerals in addition to calcium to include in your diet, as well as the importance of vitamin D and sunshine, for calcium absorbtion. However, the food section is confusing. Nelson does not mention sea vegetables as the best food source of calcium and minerals to include in a healthy diet. And since she has the opinion that a person can get all the calcium they need from food sources, she should have included a more accurate calcium food chart in her book. For example, spinach, which tops the vegetable calcium secton, contains a lot of oxalic acid which interfers with calcium absorbtion. Nelson mentions the oxalic acid problem with some foods, but never mentions exactly which foods contain the highest amounts. Instead she says we should eat these foods for other reasons. So, why is spinach at the top of the calcium chart? Let's have a more accurate chart before telling people they can just add up what they are taking in with the chart she provides. Also, in her section on exercises she encourages women over 50 to jump vertically to retain calcium. A woman should gradually build up to 2 full minutes of jumping. What if a persons knees are not in alignment? Jumping is one of the most jarring and hardest things a person can do to their knee joints, especially if they are heavy on their feet. A woman who is over 50 and not used to exercising could easily get injured with this jumping program. I am over 50, and I already exercise 5 or 6 days a week, doing aerobics, running and weight training. I tried jumping vertically at a fitness center in front of a mirror to make sure I did it correctly. Then I went on to do a leg press, which I do on a regular basis, and my left knee hurt. My personal trainer said running would be much better for me than jumping. I do not have joint problems, yet, but I could after Neilson's exercise program. Also, the medication section encourages every woman to consider hormone replacement therapy. Does we all really need this therapy? I am discouraged that this book was rated so highly and recomended. It was mostly a waste of money. Only the first couple sections in the book were really worth reading. Check it out at the library or buy it used if you must.

4-0 out of 5 stars ALMOST Everything you need to know to deal with osteoporosis
Great book -- but it left out ESSENTIAL bone building exercises from "Strong Women Stay Young", by the same author, in particular those related to the hip. I'd recommend picking up a paperback copy of it also. "Strong Women, Strong Bones", covers much new info on supplements, medications, oxalates and nutrition as well as new exercises and a few relevant pages for men. It is quite comprehensive.

5-0 out of 5 stars must have reference book for home library
I took out a number of books from the library including recent releases. Admittedly, I reviewed them from a different perspective than older folks as I'm just over 40. This was the most informative book with relevant information to my age group. Even though I work out regularly and thought I had a pretty good routine, there were plenty of enlightening strength exercises that have never been in my repertoire. That reason alone rates this book superior than others.

4-0 out of 5 stars Good additional info
Dr. Nelson offers more bone-building exercises and more info about osteoporosis and how to prevent it. Used with Strong Women Stay Young, one can't go wrong.

5-0 out of 5 stars Great book!
Excellent information on how to keep your bones healthy, with all the latest research, and easy-to-do exercises. Or if you have already developed osteoporosis, the book has authoritative and complete information on what you and your doctor can do to prevent more problems. Should be required reading for every woman! ... Read more

5. Strong Women Eat Well: Nutritional Strategies for a Healthy Body and Mind
by Miriam E., Phd Nelson, Judy Knipe
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Asin: 0399527826
Catlog: Book (2002-05-01)
Publisher: Perigee Books
Sales Rank: 49520
Average Customer Review: 4 out of 5 stars
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Dr. Miriam Nelson clears away the misconceptions and myths-often fueled by the proponents of diets that focus on weight loss-and explains how to make the right food decisions. She offers sound, scientifically based advice, and shows women how to finally find pleasure in eating-and eating well. Included are:

* Why high-protein, low-carbohydrate diets are ineffective and potentially dangerous * How to read and understand "Nutrition Facts" * The formula for determining how much protein is needed * Advice on whether to buy organic * What "fat-free" really means on a label * The latest information on genetically engineered foods * Advice on supplements * 50 recipes € and more

"Scientifically sound, full of nutritional strategies that are easy to follow, and clearly written...essential reading for every woman." (Irwin H. Rosenberg, M.D., Dean, School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University)
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3-0 out of 5 stars Good Nutrition Advice, Tiresome "Perfect" Family
I have loved Miriam Nelson's other books, and eagerly anticipated this one that would focus only on nutrition, especially for women. The good news is that she does not disappoint in this area: solid, sensible information, with eating plans that are like those in her other books. LOTS of data, based on research, and split up into great chapters, like "water" and "calcium."

If only she hadn't felt the need to incorporate her and her family into each section. I really got tired of reading about their perfect eating plans and perfect life with a community dairy, nearby farmer's market---and apparently no restriction on spending or time to buy and prepare food! While it's nice to practice what you preach, it is tiresome to readers who have to hear about the perfect eating habits of a family who dotes on tofu and fresh-ground corn for breakfast pancakes several times a week. And don't forget the sunflower seeds in your Sunday morning whole wheat waffles. On and on she drones, at least that is how it seemed to me. I was very disappointed and wondered how her editors let this happen.

I will keep the book for its sound information, but after reading it, I won't be buying more to give as a gift to others, which I did many times with her "Strong Women Stay Slim" book.

5-0 out of 5 stars good sense and good eating
I have read most of the newest diet books on the market, looking for just some good scientific background for what the author recommends. All of them leave me wondering what the author actually knows about nutrition.

Dr. Nelson does nutrition and fitness for a living, and has studied exercise and strength training also. This is the first book I've found that has actual science backing up what is being written. I am so glad to read that margarine is not good for me, and it's OK to use butter sparingly! Also, finally someone is writing about the high protein/low carb diets as being bad.

There are not specific diet plans in this book, because you don't need them. You don't measure every drop of stuff you put in your mouth, you have to rely on your knowledge of the food pyramid and serving sizes, which if you don't already know are not difficult to learn. The recipes might seem exotic to some, and ingredients hard to find, but you have to start expanding your horizons. Health food stores sell whole grains and other foods, most large grocery stores carry tofu and a good assortment of vegetables.

The section on calcium was interesting to me, since I have just started taking calcium supplements. I had heard about there being some supplements that were contaminated with lead, and the author discusses this. Do you want to know what brand of calcium supplement to take? You just have to read page 97, she tells which brand she takes herself.

This is an eating plan I can live with.

4-0 out of 5 stars Sensible easy-to-read advice on how to eat well
Tired of counting calories, making cabbage soup? Tired of eating high-protein, low-fat, no-fat? Are you now so completely confused by what to feed your family that you run screaming from the supermarket? Take a deep breath and read this book! Dr. Nelson answers your questions thoroughly, like are high-protein diets healthy and are carbs bad for you? Complex topics (like the glycemic index) that can really help you are explained fully. An invaluable book!

4-0 out of 5 stars A good basic nutritional guide
Miriam Nelson has prepared an easy to follow, enjoyable nutritional program. I've "tried" some other nutritional programs that seemed overwhelming from the get-go. This one is less daunting. Its nice to know that I don't have to completely cut out alcohol, caffeine and salt to have a healthy diet. Ms. Nelson has convinced me to cut out sodas in favor of mineral water, seltzers and juice. She's got some great tips on protein (particularly soy protein), hydration and vitamins. I'm going to photocopy her table on vitamins and minerals and email it to my cigarette-smoking sister. She's got some great soy recipes and fish recipes too. This is healthy eating I can look forward to. For enjoyability, I rank Ms. Nelson's guide right up their with the Piscatellis' "Don't Eat Your Heart Out".

5-0 out of 5 stars 3 Cheer for Real Foods!!
Chock-full of useful information I've been curious about for years! "Experts" are always recommending "whole" grains and getting "enough" of this or that, but Dr. Nelson finally tells us what those words really mean - and how to enjoy eating foods that are both healthy and delicious.

The clarification about how to read the ingredients list to find out if the bread is truly "whole" grain and how to interpret a food label is so appreciated. I am delighted to see how many more options there are for whole grains that I can serve with dinner, and I'm anxious to try the recipes! With a crazy Monday through Friday week, I'll sample the recipes on the weekends and follow the tips for planning ahead for the coming week.

The sample menus provide an easy, practical framework for slowly adopting a more wholesome diet. I am also grateful for the honest opinion about supplements -- the ones I well might need (like vitamin D) as well as the ones I probably don't or that

have yet to be shown safe and effective (isoflavone supplements). Rather than having supplements pushed upon me, this book provides an honest, fair assessment of what my body needs and how to get that from whole foods whenever possible.

From ideal cholesterol and triglyceride levels to good versus bad fat to an appendix second-to-none, I feel empowered to make changes in my diet and enjoy the wholesome, delicious foods I now have "permission" to eat! A million thanks! ... Read more

6. Strong Women and Men Beat Arthritis: The Scientifically Proven Program That Allows People With Arthritis to Take Charge of Their Disease
by Miriam E. Nelson, Kristin Baker, Ronenn, Md. Roubenoff, Laurence Linder, Kristin R. Baker
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Asin: 0399148523
Catlog: Book (2002-04-01)
Publisher: Putnam Adult
Sales Rank: 92834
Average Customer Review: 4.67 out of 5 stars
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Exercise, particularly strength training, can restore function and reduce the pain of arthritis, as Tufts research scientists have discovered. In Strong Women and Men Beat Arthritis, the team of researchers, headed by Miriam Nelson, Ph.D., presents a home exercise program based on a study of 46 people with severe osteoarthritis of the knee. In four months, the group--who exercised in their homes with easy-to-find equipment--reported 43 percent less pain, 44 percent improved function, and 71 percent increased muscle strength.

The 16-week exercise program starts with a daily half-hour of core exercises and adds intensity and additional exercises after the first month. The program combines strength, aerobic, and flexibility exercises, with the main focus on strength training. You'll need dumbbells, ankle weights, and an exercise step (or staircase). Even newcomers to exercise will find the illustrated instructions simple enough and the level low enough to start immediately.

The program includes a nutritional plan to reduce stiffness and inflammation, emphasizing water, fruits, vegetables, and the right fatty acid ratios. The authors also discuss medications (they work best in combination with exercise and nutrition) and sort through alternative treatments.

Nelson is the well-known author of Strong Women Eat Well, Strong Women Stay Young, Strong Women Stay Slim, and Strong Women, Strong Bones. This title is highly recommended for arthritis sufferers who want to improve their quality of life. --Joan Price ... Read more

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5-0 out of 5 stars Strong Men and Women Beat Arthritis by Dr. Nelson
This is an excellent work on the alternative medicinal and
conventional medicine protocols for arthritis. Dr. Nelson
mentions various Vit C dietary combinations utilizing
orange juice, strawberries or grapefruit to provide Vit. C.
Next, the authors cite important anti-inflammatory combos;
such as, Omega 3 fish oil and flaxseed oil. Sunflower oil
has the requisite Omega 6 ingredients. Sulfasalazine and
methotrexate are important protocols for treating seronegative
spondylarthropathies. In addition, the lungs, heart and eyes
may be impacted by ankylosing spondylitis and related diseases.
For instance, Iritis may impact the eyes. Calcification of
the heart valves and electronic problems with the heart have
been noted. Decreased lung capacity is another important
resultant of ankylosing spondylitis.

The authors point out that Chronic Juvenile Arthritis stunts
growth. In addition, the SED RATE (sedimentation rate) and
rhematoid factor are the gold standard for blood tests to
detect arthritis. In my own experience, the MOST- micro-oxidative
stress test may be helpful in articulating the yeast component
as an aggravating factor in arthritic conditions.

The authors provide an important series of exercises which
may be helpful for arthritic patients. The physical therapy
training consists of moderate squatting, toe stand
(standing erect on your toes), moderate push-ups by pressing
the wall, back extensions by facing the floor and raising the
head, modified sit-ups, knee extension flexing, full range
motion employing light weights in torque motion, face flat on
the floor raising the back legs, the lunge stretch,
cross-over hips, placing one knee on the chair and standing
upright or erect, shoulder stretches and a host of others.
Dr. Nelson indicates that excess joint fluid is a sign of
inflammation. In addition, surgical intervention can be
helpful. For instance, an artificial joint may last 15-20 years.
Acupuncture helps to stimulate endomorphins and change blood
flow patterns. There is evidence that acupuncture relieves
arthritis, although there is less evidence for Chiropractic.
This book is worth the price. It provides important alternative
medicinal protocols for arthritis as well as classic physical
therapy exercises aimed at preserving joint mobility and
elasticity. I would supplement the exercises with Alpha
Lipoic Acid to enhance bodily elasticity. In my own experience,
Northern Polar magnets may be helpful if strategically placed.

4-0 out of 5 stars Really seems to help!
I was recently diagnosed with knee osteoarthritis, and I started following the nutritional suggestions in this book. I think it's already starting to help! Plus it tells you how to perform strengthening exercises for your aching joints. I am a big fan of Dr. Nelson's other works. I like how she explains the science and the applications. I plan to share this with my mom, who also has osteoarthritis.

5-0 out of 5 stars exercise + diet = controlled arthritis...
...Extremely informative for all, regardless of your health. Miriam Nelson has done it again not only with her easy reading style, but with very educational and informative text. I'm going to send as a gift to a friend. ... Read more

7. Mujer Fuerte, Huesos Fuertes: Prevenir, Tratar Y Vencer La Osteoporosis
by Miriam E. Nelson
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Asin: 8449311594
Catlog: Book (2002-01-01)
Publisher: Ediciones Paidos Iberica
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8. Strong Women, Strong Bones: Everything You Need to Know About Preventing and Treating Osteoporosis
by Miriam E. Nelson
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Asin: 0749921382
Catlog: Book (2000-08-24)
Publisher: Judy Piatkus Publishers Ltd
Sales Rank: 1870996
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9. Strong Women and Men Beat Arthritis Display
by Miriam E. Nelson
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Asin: 0399528784
Catlog: Book (2003-03)
Publisher: Perigee Books
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10. Strong Women Eat Well Prepack: Nutritional Strategies for a Healthy Body and Mind with Poster
by Miriam E. Nelson, Judy Knipe
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Asin: 0399528059
Catlog: Book (2002-05)
Publisher: Perigee Books
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11. Strong Women Strong Bones ('Nu xing gu zhi shu song zheng quan shu', in traditional Chinese, NOT in English)
by Miriam E. Nelson

Asin: 9574696103
Catlog: Book (2001-08-01)
Publisher: Yuan shui wen hua
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As a woman you have a one-in-three chance of suffering from osteoporosis in your lifetime. But it doesn't have to be this way. Miriam Nelson's message is strong and simple.Osteoporosis is preventable. Thanks to new scientific findings about nutrition and exercise, as well as new medications, you can now protect yourself from osteoporosis provided you know how. Oestrogen plays a vital role in bone health.As we age natural oestrogen production slows down, so that as a woman you have a one-in-three chance of suffering from osteoporosis.Preventing osteoporosis is a life-and-death matter, a hip fracture caused by bone loss kills more women each year than breast cancer. All the latest scientific information is described in plain language. The plan for action includes nutrition, exercise programmes designed to strengthen your bones, each illustrated with line drawings, and a description of medications so that you can make the most informed decision about what will work for you. ... Read more

12. Strong Women, Strong Bones Display: Everything You Need to Know to Prevent, Treat, and Beat Osteoporosis with Poster
by Miriam E. Nelson, Sarah Wernick
list price: $139.50
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Asin: 0399526935
Catlog: Book (2001-07)
Publisher: Perigee Books
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