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The New Health Rules: Simple Changes to Achieve Whole-Body Wellness

3.71  ·  Rating details ·  1,135 Ratings  ·  154 Reviews
New York Times Bestseller

Frank Lipman, M.D., is “at the vanguard of a revolutionary way to deliver medical care” (O, The Oprah Magazine). A leading expert in the field of functional medicine, Dr. Lipman focuses on the root causes of illness and guides his patients to the deepest, most lasting sources of wellness. In this book, he and coauthor Danielle Claro make life-chan
Hardcover, 224 pages
Published January 6th 2015 by Artisan
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Ana Ocampo
Jan 08, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Beautiful photography, that's what caught my eye. It's also very well written and simply. I love it.
Sep 18, 2016 rated it really liked it
Some good ideas of how to make your life healthier.

My favorite ideas: (view spoiler)
Jan 27, 2015 rated it really liked it
This little gem of a book was an impulse buy at Costco--and in this case it was worthwhile! While there wasn't much new here for me, as I have read a number of books and articles that touch on the topics covered, what makes this book so terrific is the bite-sized, to-the-point pieces of solid advice, one per page. These include Eat the Yolk, Peppermint Tea Instead of Candy, Exercise Like Kids Play, Embrace the Neti Pot, Get Your Hands Dirty, Do Something You Love for 10 Minutes a Day, Keep Chlor ...more
Jan 12, 2015 rated it liked it
Beautifully illustrated book that offers plenty of easily digestible inspiration for healthy living. One thing I objected to was the picture of a piece of bread (don't eat gluten!) -- after seeing all kinds of expertly lit photos of vegetables, etc. the slice of burnt toast and crumbs on a plate was kind of pitiful and oh so transparent. It lost the book a star.
Jan 12, 2015 rated it really liked it
I loved this little book, which you can read in a day. Nothing earth shattering but lots of little tips and reminders about how to live a healthy life. Sadly, I'm doing everything wrong! Beautiful images, too. It is a tad new-agey, but I live in Boulder so I'm used to ignoring that stuff.
Feb 14, 2015 rated it liked it
This book is okay... Pretty pictures, and it reads like a magazine. It delves a bit too much into the latest health fads, and it does not back up any of its statements with facts, which I approach with a bit of skepticism. I'd say this book would be better titled as "The New Health Inspiration: Non-Calendar Form" because that's what the book felt like to me: an inspirational calendar without the calendar.

I would recommend this book to someone who likes following the latest health fads or who nee
Amber Polo
Mar 24, 2015 rated it really liked it
Shelves: yoga
Short, lovely reminders for staying healthy in our world of changing dangers. Simple but clear.
Would make a lovely gift. My only disagreement would be that I'd have chosen different photos for the yoga illustrations. Simpler poses for the less practiced body. You don't start walking by comparing yourself to a marathoner.
Nov 30, 2016 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
كتاب علمي بحت يعلم الانسان على كيفيه اختيار الاكل الصحي وكيفيه ممارسه الرياضه والعنايه الصحية بالجسم كتاب جيد
Jan 08, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Excellent book. It certainly encourages healthy living and getting comfortable with yourself!
Westminster Library
I loved this book! It is a handy size that is full of wisdom- Easy to read, the author navigates through different topics with quick one page challenges. Each topic is detailed into 10-30 ideas some with beautiful photos to draw the reader in. The size and feel of the book are a delight and remind me of browsing through a health journal. It's a must have for your personal collection!

Find The New Health Rules at the Westminster Public Library!
Melanie Betancourt
Pretty straight forward book, loved the photography on it. Simple, easy to read book.
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Jun 21, 2018 rated it really liked it
Basic, straight-forward, but excellent advice.
May 06, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This is an on-your-face do's and don'ts about eating, walking and living generally. There were good advice in there but it's not everyone's cup of tea.
Love the simple, yet wonderful tips. Will always keep near me
Apr 24, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: health
I read a review of this book somewhere . . . wish I could remember where (but I know it wasn't Goodreads, it was probably on a health site such as Well+Good or Greatist). Anyway, whatever I read made me want to buy the book instantly, so I got on Amazon and ordered it right then. When it showed up two days later, I was a bit taken aback. Not what I expected. It's like an elementary primer on health with the following categories: eating, moving, boosting, healing, living. It's a pretty little har ...more
Sep 21, 2015 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2015
First sentence: Welcome to The New Health Rules, a wellness book with a different sort of mission: to bring you the secrets of feeling your absolute best, while keeping you engaged, inspired and awake.

Favorite quote: the same as the first sentence, I just loved how the last word is awake.

This is a book that must be held in your hand and then you open it just to look at the photography. It's incredible. I would give this 5 stars except...I will never give up sugar in my lifetime and/or begin eati
Apr 02, 2015 rated it liked it
This is a very pretty book filled with easily digestible suggestions on how to take care of your health. I found most of it common sense, but I still appreciated the succinctness of the advice, and the reminders of how simple changes can have a huge impact over time. I put it in the category of Tom Rath's book Eat, Move, Sleep. In fact, reading both together would definitely get you off the couch.

If you want the 1040EZ version of this book, it's this: get off your ass and move around, then eat r
Wendy Hastings
May 06, 2015 rated it really liked it
It's like visual eye candy. There was not a lot of new information for me personally, but it just reinforced ideas I already was familiar with and reminded me of some I had forgotten. For somebody who is new to the thought of whole body wellness, this little gem is packed with short, simple entries on a variety of things you can do to live healthier and feel better. They open with a Bob Marley quote, so you know you are in the right place.
Feb 17, 2015 rated it really liked it
Shelves: health
Learning to live a healthier life is so simple, and this book lays it out easily and beautifully. I'd say I'm about 80% there. That said, in some ways this book assumes a certain level of privilege that includes access to fresh local veggies and the money to buy organic creams and balms and grass fed beef.
Jan 07, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
An easy read plus great tips!

This book is for everyone. The short, info packed chapters are easy to understand and can spark simple changes to improve your health. It's not at all overwhelming like some of these kinds of books can be. Choose one thing to change and build on that. I highly recommend this book!
Ali Minasian
Jan 25, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Good, easy-to-read book (finished it in about an hour). Nothing in it that I didn't really already know, but good reminders of the simple changes (eating, exercising, healing, living, etc) you can make in your life to achieve good health. The photos are stunning.
Patrick Buggy
Nov 02, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Awesome tips, lovely images. Presents meaningful health changes in an approachable manner.
Jan 31, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I bought this little book at Costco just yesterday, on an impulse. (there's goes my new year's resolution!) But I am not opposed to purchasing Resource books, ones that I will reference many times.
It is called the new manifesto for how to eat well, feel good and live long. I read it in 2 sittings today. It's glossy pages, beautiful photography and short concise advice on 5 main topics; Eating, Moving, Boosting, Healing & Living keep me turning the pages. Under each of these topics are clear
Lizzy Bringhurst
Feb 01, 2018 rated it it was ok
This book is good for reading a few helpful health tips here and there. Also, there's pretty pictures to help convince you to listen to the tips! Some of the tips are a little cliché and vague ("eat the rainbow!" and "get some sun!", for example). However, for every good and sound healthy tip, there's one that's just psuedo-science garbage not backed by any conclusive research.

I can't take a book seriously once it says something as debated as the statement "almost everyone is gluten sensitive" w
May 07, 2017 rated it really liked it
I'm not sure how I stumbled across this. It may have been when I was searching for books on how to detox, energize, declutter, etc. That said, I really liked this book.

It's a great primer for those wanting to live a healthy lifestyle, and they don't know where to start. For those who keep up with current trends, there's nothing new in it. However, it's a great little book with one item per page, and the color photos are nice.

As much as I like it, there are a few items in it that are bogus. I wa
This little book (borrowed from the library) can be read in one sitting. It reads like a list of Do's and Don'ts to achieve whole-body wellness from a functional medicine point of view. The author presents many solid, good directives in an easy to read and digest format. I mention this because many books on the subject are dense with information and can be off-putting to someone who doesn't have time or patience to slog through it. This is a good little reference book to refer back to occasional ...more
Dec 11, 2017 rated it liked it
This book is a very quick read. It has a lot of great basic information - drink more water, eat whole foods, get plenty of sleep, get sunshine, exercise, etc. Just good basic reminders on health. I only gave it three stars because it has a lot of that really vague health information like giving random names of chemicals in dish detergent or deodorant and saying they will harm you. Or that fluoride in water will mess with your hormones. Yet there are no citations given for any of this advice whic ...more
Pia Jensen Ray
A very, very short read, that kind of had a feeling of being a little too simple. I appreciate the need for a book with simple rules (that you can then chose to follow blindly or not), but I would have liked a small bit more scientific backing of some of the statements.

Overall though, with how little time was actually needed to get through this thing, I think it was a nice little read, making me want to look more into a few things.
May 20, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This was short but to the point. Always a good thing! Some info I already knew, but I also learned a lot. Since I listened to this on audio (hoopla), I decided to put a hold on the actual book at the library. I couldn't really take notes like I wanted too, plus I understand there are a lot of good photos.
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A pioneer in the integrative medicine, Dr Frank Lipman is the founder and director of Eleven-Eleven Wellness Center in New York City, where his personal blend of Western and other medicinal approaches, has helped thousands of people recover their energy and zest for life.

Initially skeptical of any non-traditional approaches to medicine, Lipman had an epiphany during a period of training in the Sou
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