Encyclopedia of Wellness

Editor: Zoumbaris, Sharon
Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: Greenwood

Single-User Purchase Price: $306.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $459.00
ISBN: 978-0-313-39333-4
Category: Health & Medicine - Health
Image Count: 110
Book Status: Available
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Encyclopedia of Wellness: From Acai Berry to Yo-Yo Dieting offers expert advice to anyone seeking information on a condition or illness. More than that, however, this three-volume resource is a compendium of practical information on how to reduce poor health choices and live a healthy, active, vibrant life.

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Table of Contents

  • Entries Arranged by Broad Topic
  • Preface
  • Introduction: Wellness in the United States
  • A
  • AÇAÍ BERRY
  • ACQUIRED IMMUNE DEFICIENCY SYNDROME (AIDS)
  • ACUPUNCTURE
  • ADDICTION
  • ADOLESCENCE
  • AEROBIC EXERCISE
  • AIR POLLUTION
  • ALCOHOL
  • ALLERGIES
  • ALLERGIES, FOOD
  • ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE
  • AMINO ACIDS
  • ANAEROBIC EXERCISE
  • ANOREXIA NERVOSA
  • ANTIBIOTICS
  • ANTIOXIDANTS
  • ASPERGER SYNDROME
  • ASTHMA
  • ATKINS, ROBERT C.
  • ATTENTION DEFICIT HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER (ADHD)
  • AUTISM
  • AYURVEDA
  • B
  • BACK PAIN
  • BACTERIA
  • BARIATRIC SURGERY
  • BASAL METABOLISM
  • BASIC FOUR (FOODS)
  • BIOFEEDBACK
  • BIPOLAR DISORDER
  • BIRTH CONTROL
  • BLOOD PRESSURE
  • BLUEBERRIES
  • BODY IMAGE
  • BODY MASS INDEX (BMI)
  • BONE HEALTH
  • BREAST-FEEDING
  • BULIMIA NERVOSA
  • C
  • CAFFEINE
  • CALCIUM
  • CALORIES
  • CANCER
  • CARBOHYDRATES
  • CARDIOPULMONARY RESUSCITATION (CPR)
  • CARDIOVASCULAR HEALTH.
  • CARPAL TUNNEL SYNDROME
  • CELL PHONES
  • CENTER FOR FOOD SAFETY AND APPLIED NUTRITION (CFSAN)
  • CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION (CDC)
  • CHEESEBURGER BILL
  • CHELATION
  • CHOLESTEROL
  • CHRONIC FATIGUE SYNDROME (CFS)
  • CIGARETTES
  • COMMON COLD (UPPER RESPIRATORY VIRUSES)
  • COMPREHENSIVE SMOKING EDUCATION ACT
  • D
  • DAILY VALUE OF NUTRIENTS
  • DANCE THERAPY
  • DENTAL HEALTH
  • DEOXYRIBONUCLEIC ACID (DNA)
  • DEPRESSION
  • DIABETES
  • DIETARY GUIDELINES FOR AMERICANS
  • DIETARY REFERENCE INTAKES (DRI)
  • DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS
  • DIETING
  • DIETING, ONLINE RESOURCES
  • DIETS, FAD
  • DOCTORS IN THE MEDIA
  • DREAM THERAPY
  • DRUGS, RECREATIONAL
  • E
  • EATING DISORDERS
  • E. COLI INFECTION
  • EDIBLE SCHOOLYARD PROJECT
  • ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH
  • ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA)
  • EPHEDRA/EPHEDRINE
  • EXERCISE
  • F
  • FAST FOOD
  • FATS
  • FIBER
  • FIBROMYALGIA
  • FLAXSEEDS
  • FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNT (FSA)
  • FOOD ALLERGIES.
  • FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION (FDA)
  • FOOD-BORNE ILLNESS
  • FOOD RECALLS
  • FOOD SAFETY
  • FREE RADICALS
  • G
  • GARLIC
  • GENDER IDENTITY AND SEXUAL ORIENTATION
  • GENETICALLY MODIFIED ORGANISMS (GMOS)
  • GHRELIN
  • GINGER
  • GINSENG
  • GLYCEMIC INDEX
  • GRAHAM, SYLVESTER
  • GRIEF
  • GUIDED IMAGERY
  • H
  • HEAD START AND HEALTHY START
  • HEALTH AND MEDICAL TOURISM
  • HEALTH INSURANCE
  • HEALTH SAVINGS ACCOUNT (HSA)
  • HEART HEALTH
  • HEPATITIS
  • HIGH-FRUCTOSE CORN SYRUP
  • HMO.
  • HOMEOPATHY
  • HUMAN CHORIONIC GONADOTROPIN (HCG)
  • HUMAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS (HIV)
  • HUMAN PAPILLOMAVIRUS (HPV)
  • HYPERTENSION
  • HYPNOSIS
  • I
  • IMMUNE SYSTEM/LYMPHATIC SYSTEM
  • IMMUNIZATIONS.
  • INFLUENZA
  • INHALANTS
  • INSOMNIA
  • INSTITUTE OF MEDICINE (IOM)
  • IRRADIATION
  • K
  • KAVA
  • KELLOGG, JOHN HARVEY
  • KETOSIS
  • L
  • LACTOSE INTOLERANCE
  • LIPOSUCTION
  • LIVING WILLS AND ADVANCE DIRECTIVES
  • LOVE CANAL
  • L-TRYPTOPHAN
  • LUPUS
  • LYMPHATIC SYSTEM.
  • M
  • MACROBIOTICS
  • MALNUTRITION
  • MAMMOGRAPHY
  • MANAGED CARE
  • MANIC-DEPRESSIVE DISORDER.
  • MARIJUANA.
  • MAYO CLINIC
  • MEDICAID
  • MEDICAL MARIJUANA
  • MEDICAL POWER OF ATTORNEY
  • MEDICARE
  • MEDITATION
  • METABOLISM.
  • METHICILLIN-RESISTANT STAPHYLOCOCCUS AUREUS (MRSA)
  • MIND-BODY HEALTH.
  • MINERALS (FOOD)
  • MYPLATE
  • N
  • NATIONAL CANCER INSTITUTE
  • NATIONAL CENTER FOR COMPLEMENTARY AND ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE (NCCAM)
  • NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH (NIH)
  • NATIONAL ORGANIC PROGRAM (NOP)
  • NATIONAL SCHOOL LUNCH PROGRAM (NSLP)
  • NATUROPATHIC MEDICINE
  • NESTLE, MARION
  • NURSE PRACTITIONERS
  • NUTRIENTS
  • NUTRIGENOMICS
  • NUTRITION
  • NUTRITION FACTS LABEL
  • NUTRITIONAL DISEASES
  • O
  • OBESITY
  • OBSESSIVE-COMPULSIVE DISORDER (OCD)
  • OMEGA 3/6 FATTY ACIDS.
  • ONLINE HEALTH RESOURCES
  • ORGANIC FOOD
  • ORNISH, DEAN
  • OSTEOPOROSIS
  • P
  • PANDEMICS
  • PASTEUR, LOUIS
  • PAULING, LINUS
  • PERSONAL TRAINER
  • PHYSICAL EDUCATION
  • PHYSICAL ENDURANCE
  • PILATES
  • POLYCYSTIC OVARY SYNDROME (PCOS)
  • PRESIDENT'S COUNCIL ON FITNESS, SPORTS, AND NUTRITION
  • PRIMARY CARE PHYSICIANS
  • PRITIKIN, NATHAN
  • PROBIOTICS
  • PSYCHOSOMATIC HEALTH CARE
  • PSYCHOTHERAPY
  • Q
  • QIGONG
  • R
  • RECOMBINANT BOVINE GROWTH HORMONE (rBGH)
  • RECOMMENDED DIETARY ALLOWANCE (RDA)
  • REFLEXOLOGY
  • REGISTERED DIETITIAN
  • REIKI
  • RELIGION AND SPIRITUALITY
  • RESTING METABOLIC RATE
  • RETAIL CLINIC
  • RITALIN
  • RODALE, JEROME
  • S
  • SALMONELLA
  • SCHOOL MEALS INITIATIVE
  • SCOLIOSIS.
  • SEASONAL AFFECTIVE DISORDER (SAD)
  • SECONDHAND SMOKE
  • SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES (STDs)
  • SKIN CANCER.
  • SLEEP
  • SMOKING
  • SODIUM
  • SOY
  • SPAS, MEDICAL
  • STAPHYLOCOCCUS
  • STEROIDS
  • STRESS
  • SUICIDE
  • SUPPLEMENTS.
  • T
  • TAI CHI
  • TANNING
  • TARGET HEART RATE
  • THERAPEUTIC TOUCH
  • TRADITIONAL CHINESE MEDICINE
  • TRANS FATS
  • U
  • U.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (USDA)
  • U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES (HHS)
  • V
  • VACCINATIONS
  • VEGANS.
  • VEGETABLES
  • VEGETARIANS
  • VIRTUAL HOSPITAL
  • VIRUS
  • VITAMINS
  • W
  • WALKING
  • WATER
  • WATERS, ALICE
  • WEIGHT TRAINING
  • WEIGHT WATCHERS
  • WHITE, RYAN
  • WOMEN'S HEALTH INITIATIVE (WHI)
  • WORKPLACE WELLNESS
  • WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION (WHO)
  • Y
  • YOGA
  • YO-YO DIETING
  • Glossary
  • Internet Resources
  • About the Editor and Contributors