Friday, December 17, 2010

Book Review: 60-Second Secrets To a happy, healthy, more relaxed you By Julie Maree Wood

60-Second Secrets To a happy, healthy, more relaxed you By Julie Maree Wood

ISBN: 9781742372099

Australian Pub.: September 2010

Edition: 1

Publisher: ALLEN & UNWIN


Subject: Popular medicine & health

RRP: $22.99

A gorgeous gift of a year's worth of easy to implement ideas to improve your health and wellbeing.


There are so many things we know we can do to be healthy and full of life, but who's got the time to wade through all the books and articles? 60-Second Secrets offers a one-stop, 60-second daily grab of ways to improve your health and moods - what you can easily do and why. Julie Wood gives wonderful daily tips for health and relaxation. As a nutritionist and naturopath, she sees many clients with major health issues that wouldn't have arisen had they had a simple regime eighteen months earlier. With over 300 practical, easy-to-implement tips, 60-Second Secrets lays out this regime. It's divided into spring, summer, autumn and winter, so you can support and strengthen your body for this season, and prepare it for the season ahead.

About Julie Maree Wood

Julie Maree Wood is Sydney-based, high-profile naturopath and nutritionist, mum and former ad executive who is on a mission to make the best complementary medicine has to offer more accessible. Her ABC book, Feeding Fussy Kids (October 2009) won the Best Children and Family Cookbook (Australia) at the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards.


60 Seconds is a handy, pocket-sized book with some great tips to de-stress and bring some peace into your life. The book is written by a practicing naturopath who shares the wealth of her knowledge in practical techniques for everyday use. The book is broken into; The Secrets for Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter, and the Nutrient Table.

Some of the “Secrets” for relaxation include, Nose breathing, Dairy-free day, Memory Music, and Beans means Health, just to name a few. Each page contains a new technique to study and test out, with full colour images to assist in the study.

As the techniques are very modern age in style, this book will definitely appeal to those with this philosophy and belief system. There will be many that flick through the pages and dismiss it as new-age hippy nonsense, so it is worth reviewing before you invest in this book for either yourself or a friend or relative.

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