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Health Bestsellers

August 07, 2000


1. "Eating Well for Optimum Health: The Essential Guide to Food, Diet and Nutrition," by Andrew Weill (Alfred A. Knopf, $25)

2. "Body for Life: 12 Weeks to Mental and Physical Strength," by Bill Phillips and Michael D'Orso (HarperCollins, $25)

3. "Dr. Shapiro's Picture Perfect Weight Loss: The Visual Program for Permanent Weight Loss," by Howard M. Shapiro (Rodale, $29.95)

4. "Cook Right for Your Type: The Practical Kitchen Companion to 'Eat Right for Your Type,' " by Peter J. D'Adamo with Catherine Whitney (Putnam, $24.95)

5. "Eat Right for Your Type: The Individualized Diet Solution to Staying Healthy, Living Longer & Achieving Your Ideal Weight," by Peter J. D'Adamo (Putnam, $23.95)


1. "The Pilates Body: The Ultimate At-Home Guide to Strengthening, Lengthening, and Toning Your Body--Without Machines," by Brooke Siler (Broadway, $18)

2. "Dr. Atkins' New Diet Revolution," by Robert C. Atkins (Avon, $6.50)

3. "The Glucose Revolution: The Authoritative Guide to the Glycemic Index--The Groundbreaking Medical Discovery," by Thomas M.S. Wolever, Jennie Brand-Miller, Stephen Colagiuri and Kaye Foster-Powell (Marlowe & Co., $14.95)

4. "Living Well with Hypothyroidism: What Your Doctor Doesn't Tell You . . . That You Need to Know," by Mary J. Shomon (Wholecare, $13.50)

5. "Sugar Busters: Shopper's Guide," by H. Leighton Steward, Morrison Bethea, Sam Andrews and Luis Balart (Ballantine, $3.99)

* Rankings are based upon Times' poll of Southland bookstores.

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