Five things you need to know this cold and flu season

  • Posted by Julia Kent on Nov 11 2016

Perhaps you heard it somewhere in the office, or along your commute, or maybe even in your own home—chances are, though, you’ve heard it by now—the telltale cough or sneeze that announces the start of cold and flu season. You can get your shots and stock up on medicine, but according to Dr. Joel Fuhrman, the secret to staying healthy isn’t relying on medical care. Instead, he points to the overwhelming evidence proving that proper diet and nutrition is the key to supercharging the immune system and protecting our bodies against disease. Dr. Fuhrman is a board-certified family physician who specializes in preventing and reversing disease through natural methods. In Super Immunity, he shares everything you need to know about how to turn your kitchen into your most powerful ally in fighting disease and infection. You may be surprised by some of what he has to say about colds and the flu. Of course, the best way to fight a cold or…

Read more »

Dr. McDougall’s Pear-Cranberry Crumble

  • Posted by Julia Kent on Oct 10 2016

A pioneer in the evidence-based nutrition movement, John McDougall, MD, is the author of several bestselling books, founder and director of the McDougall Program, and cofounder of Dr. McDougall’s Right Foods. His new book, The Healthiest Diet on the Planet, offers a delicious, easy-to-follow, and proven guide to preventing disease and looking and feeling our best—simply by eating the foods we’ve always loved, like pizza, pancakes, potatoes, pasta, and more!   For years we’ve been told that a healthy diet is loaded with meat, poultry and fish. The fact is, diets loaded with animal proteins are high in calories and cholesterol, and can too often leave us feeling hungry and unsatisfied—a recipe for overeating. Complex carbohydrates like whole grains, legumes, root vegetables, and other starch-rich foods can provide your body the necessary essential nutrients that satisfy your appetite while simultaneously keeping you happy and healthy.   The new book features more than sixty healthy, plant-based recipes—from breakfast burritos…

Read more »

Rob Bell’s Christian Experiment

  • Posted by Admin on Mar 08 2016

Let’s say you are a pastor of a very large church and you hear God pushing you to reach out to those who do not come to church, to those who have never even considered going to church. So you decide to act on this calling and leave the secure setting you had and follow a path for which there is no established career trajectory. In fact, you are not even sure what you are supposed to do.

Read more »

CBN NEWS: Leaky Gut Got You Down? How to Reverse Autoimmune Disease

  • Posted by Admin on Feb 23 2016

As the amount of Americans suffering from autoimmune diseases rise, new research shows that processed foods could be the culprit. Rather than turning to expensive and often harmful medications, some doctors stress the importance of clean eating to reverse autoimmune issues.

Read more »

LA Times Op-Ed: Steven Prothero Explains Why the Culture Wars Matter

  • Posted by Admin on Feb 17 2016

In an op-ed piece for the Los Angeles Times, Steven Prothero, author of the new book Why Liberals Win the Culture Wars (Even When They Lose Elections), discusses the dynamics of the culture wars between liberals and conservatives, both past and present, arguing how these battles greatly impact our nation’s identity.

Read more »

The Most Popular Catholic Author You May Not Have Heard Of

  • Posted by Admin on Feb 03 2016

If you are a religious publishing geek like me, you know all about James Martin. If you have not heard of him, then you are in for a treat. Jim is a Jesuit priest on staff with Americamagazine, for which he serves as “editor-at-large.”

Read more »

The Secret to Successful Dieting

  • Posted by Admin on Jan 14 2016

Sticking to a diet can be tough some days. Life stresses, the holidays, and feelings of discouragement are just a few of the obstacles that can derail your healthy intentions.

Read more »

HUFFPOST RELIGION: How Seeker Spirituality Is Shaping The World Of Publishing

  • Posted by Admin on Jan 04 2016

HarperElixir, a new line of books from HarperOne, publishes books for readers in search of answers to life’s big questions.

“The audience is the modern seeker… people who are spiritual and magical and passionate and curious and they want to answer the call to go deeper,” Claudia Boutote, senior vice president and publisher of HarperElixir, told HuffPost.

Read more »