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Go wild : free your body and mind from the afflictions of civilization

Author: John J Ratey; Richard Manning; David Perlmutter
Publisher: New York, NY : Little, Brown and Company, 2014. ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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In this book, Harvard Medical School Professor John Ratey and journalist Richard Manning reveal that although civilization has rapidly evolved, our bodies have not kept pace. This mismatch affects every area of our lives, from our general physical health to our emotional wellbeing. Investigating the power of living according to our genes in the areas of diet, exercise, sleep, nature, mindfulness and more, Go Wild  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John J Ratey; Richard Manning; David Perlmutter
ISBN: 9780316246095 0316246093
OCLC Number: 860755401
Notes: Includes index.
Description: ix, 277 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Human 1.0: Why evolution's design endures --
What ails us: Not disease but afflictions --
Food: Follow the carbs --
Nimble: Building and rebuilding the brain through movement --
Bodies at rest: Why sleep makes us better --
Aware: What is revealed in the wild mind --
Biophilia: Finding our better nature in nature --
Tribe: The molecule that binds us to one another --
Central nerves: How the body wires together health and happiness --
Personal implications: What we did and what you can do.
Responsibility: John J. Ratey, MD, and Richard Manning ; foreword by David Perlmutter, MD.

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The scientific evidence behind why maintaining a lifestyle more like that of our ancestors will restore our health and well-being.  Read more...

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"A real turning point that explains something I've been trying to figure out for years, having experienced symptoms of both ADHD and mild depression. Exercise is not simply necessary; as Dr. Ratey Read more...

 
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