The Body Book

Author: Cameron Diaz
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 9780062482884
Release Date: 2015-12-29
Genre: Health & Fitness

Cameron Diaz shares her formula for becoming happier, healthier, and stronger in this positive, essential guide grounded in science and inspired by personal experience, a #1 New York Times bestseller. Throughout her career, Cameron Diaz has been a role model for millions of women. By her own candid admission, though, this fit, glamorous, but down-to-earth star was not always health-conscious. Learning about the inseparable link between nutrition and the body was just one of the life-changing lessons that has fed Cameron’s hunger to educate herself about the best ways to feed, move, and care for her body. In The Body Book, she shares what she has learned and continues to discover about nutrition, exercise, and the mind/body connection. Grounded in science and informed by real life, The Body Book offers a comprehensive overview of the human body and mind, from the cellular level up. From demystifying and debunking the hype around food groups to explaining the value of vitamins and minerals, readers will discover why it’s so important to embrace the instinct of hunger and to satisfy it with whole, nutrient-dense foods. Cameron also explains the essential role of movement, the importance of muscle and bone strength and why we need to sweat a little every day. The Body Book does not set goals to reach in seven days or thirty days or a year. It offers a holistic, long-term approach to making consistent choices and reaching the ultimate goal: a long, strong, happy, healthy life.

The Body Book

Author: Donald M. Silver
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
ISBN: 059049239X
Release Date: 1993
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Provides a variety of projects and lessons to teach elementary students about the workings of the human body.

Girls Body Book

Author: Kelli Dunham
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781604333855
Release Date: 2013-10-15
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Growing up isn't as easy as it looks. With changing emotions, friends, expectations, and bodies, some days it can seem like life is one big roller coaster ride. The Girl's Body Book is here to help with expert advice, common sense tips, fast facts, and answers to all questions a girl might have.

The Body Book

Author: Claire Rayner
Publisher:
ISBN: 0590556088
Release Date: 1994
Genre: Human body

An introduction to the various parts and functions of the human body, including such aspects as breathing, talking, the circulatory system, the senses, the skin, hair and nails, reproduction, and aging and dying.

The Body Book for Boys

Author: Jonathan Mar
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
ISBN: 9780545237512
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Shares advice on the changing male body and the challenges of growing up, from shaving and vocal changes to acne and interpersonal relationships.

The Body

Author: Nicholas J. Fox
Publisher: Polity
ISBN: 9780745651248
Release Date: 2012-03-05
Genre: Social Science

This is the first volume in Polity's new 'Key Themes in Health and Social Care' series, providing applied introductions to core issues and topics for allied health care professionals.

The Boy s Body Book

Author: Kelli Dunham
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781604333848
Release Date: 2013-10-15
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

You have questions! We have answers to everything you need to know for growing up you! Growing up isn’t as easy as it looks. With changing emotions, friends, expectations, and bodies, some days it can seem like life is one big roller coaster ride. The Boy’s Body Book is here to help with expert advice, common sense tips, fast facts, and answers to all questions a boy might have. Topics include: From hair care to athlete’s foot, a head to toe guide to what’s happening with your changing body Basketball football, soccer, chess: How you can excel no matter what you like to do Your guide to the care and keeping of parents, teachers, brothers, and sisters How to keep your friends and your morals, and what to do if peer pressure starts to be come an issue

Music Body and Desire in Medieval Culture

Author: Bruce W. Holsinger
Publisher: Stanford University Press
ISBN: 0804740585
Release Date: 2001
Genre: Music

Ranging chronologically from the twelfth to the fifteenth centuries and thematically from Latin to vernacular literary modes, this book challenges standard assumptions about the musical cultures and philosophies of the European Middle Ages. Engaging a wide range of premodern texts and contexts, the author argues that medieval music was quintessentially a practice of the flesh. It will be of compelling interest to historians of literature, music, religion, and sexuality, as well as scholars of cultural, gender, and queer studies.

Guy Stuff

Author: Cara Familian Natterson
Publisher: American Girl Publishing Incorporated
ISBN: 1683370260
Release Date: 2017
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

A real pediatrician and the author of the bestselling Care & Keeping of You series provides tips, how-tos, and facts about boys' changing bodies that will help them take care of themselves. Full color.

The Body

Author: Lisa Blackman
Publisher: Berg
ISBN: 9781847886217
Release Date: 2008-08-01
Genre: Social Science

Questions around 'the body' are central to social theory. Our changing understanding of the body now challenges the ways we conceive power, ideology, subjectivity and social and cultural process. The Body: the key concepts highlights and analyses the debates which make the body central to current sociological, psychological, cultural and feminist thinking. Today, questions around the body are intrinsic to a wide range of debates - from technological developments in media and communications, to socio-cultural questions around representation, performance, class, race, gender and sexuality, to the more 'physical' concerns of health and illness, sleep, diet and eating disorders, body parts and the senses.The Body: the key concepts is the ideal introduction for any student seeking a concise and up-to-date analysis of the complex and influential debates around the body in contemporary culture.

Religion and the Body

Author: Sarah Coakley
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521783860
Release Date: 2000-07-15
Genre: Religion

A rich source for comparative studies of the 'body', and of its relation to society.

The Body Book

Author: Roz MacLean
Publisher: Promontory Press Incorporated
ISBN: 1987857607
Release Date: 2017-09-21
Genre: Education

With simple, fun, colourful illustrations and a delightful series of simple rhymes, Roz MacLean introduces the concept to young children that bodies come in all shapes and sizes. Designed to celebrate diversity and to make children feel comfortable with how they look, The Body Book is a visual delight for pre-schoolers and an excellent resource for early primary students learning to read. Winner of the Gold Medal at the 2017 Benjamin Franklin Awards.

The History Written on the Classical Greek Body

Author: Robin Osborne
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781107003200
Release Date: 2011-07-07
Genre: History

"This book challenges historians of all periods to come to terms with the distortions that they systematically introduce into their work by their reliance on what has been written on paper without looking at what was and was not written on the body. Historians use textual evidence to try to understand what people did in the past. But in interpreting that textual evidence they make assumptions about what past peoples could see. In particular they make assumptions about the way in which the classificationsof language were visible to the eye, as well as conceivable in the mind. This book is concerned with the ways in which texts relating to classical Greece, and in particular to classical Athens, classified people and with the extent to which those classifications could be seen by the eye. It compares the qualities distinguished in texts with those distinguished in sculpture and painted pottery and emphasizes the frequent invisibility of the categories upon which historians have laid most stress - the citizen, the free person, the foreigner, even the god. The frequent impossibility of seeing who belonged to which category has major political, social, and theological implications, which are variously explored here. It also has implications for how history is written which go far beyond the case of classical Greece. Nothing short of a revolution in what historians are prepared to treat as source material will be required to take account of the findings of this book"--

Medicine Religion and the Body

Author: Elizabeth Burns Coleman
Publisher: BRILL
ISBN: 9789004179707
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit

This book explores the ways in which the body is sacred in Western medicine, as well as how this idea is played out in questions of life and death, of the autopsy and of the meanings attributed to illnesses and disease. Ritual and religious modifications to, and limitations on what may be done to the body raise cross cultural issues of great complexity philosophically and theologically, as well as sociologically - within medicine and for health care practitioners, but also, as a matter of primary concern for the patient. The book explores the ways in which medicine organises the moral and the immoral, the sacred and the profane; how it mediates cultural concepts of the sacred of the body, of blood and of life and death.

The Body in Parts

Author: David Hillman
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781136050305
Release Date: 2013-01-11
Genre: Literary Criticism

An examination of how the body--its organs, limbs, and viscera--were represented in the literature and culture of early modern Europe. This provocative volume demonstrates, the symbolism of body parts challenge our assumptions about "the body" as a fundamental Renaissance image of self, society, and nation.