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Real Life Body Book

A Young Woman's Complete Guide to Health and Wellness
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Paperback Book
Ten Speed Press
March, 2010
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When you have questions about your health, you want answers from a trustworthy source. In The Real Life Body Book, a Harvard ob-gyn has joined forces with a humor writer to explain the full range of health issues facing young women today. This comprehensive and authoritative guide focuses on whole body wellness and prevention, from the skin (acne, piercing, tattooing) and the head (mental health, hormones, stress) to the bones, heart, and stomach (diet and digestion), plus sex and reproductive wellness. If youre between the ages of twenty-one and thirty-five and you want the latest facts about your health in a language you can understand, The Real Life Body Book is the go-to resource for keeping your body healthy today and for the rest of your life.

The Real Life Body Book is a thorough, approachable, and authoritative guide for young women seeking a healthy body and life today and tomorrow. Dr. Hope Ricciotti brings a trustworthy voice to the full range of health issues facing young women, from skin, heart, digestive, and bone health to reproductive wellness to common concerns about mental and emotional health. Packaged with attitude and visual appeal and presented in language that engages while it teaches, The Real Life Body Book is a comprehensive, up to date, go-to resource that gives a young woman the facts she needs without leaving her scared, bored, or otherwise turned off.

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