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Health Bestsellers

May 08, 2000


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

2. "Sugar Busters!: Cut Sugar to Trim Fat," by H. Leighton Steward, Morrison Bethea, Sam Andrews, Ralph Brennan and Luis Balart (Ballantine, $22)

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

4. "Your Miracle Brain," by Jean Carper (HarperCollins, $26)

5. "The Carbohydrate Addict's Healthy Heart Program: Break Your Carbo-Insulin Connection to Heart Disease," by Rachael F. Heller, Frederic J. Vagnini and Richard Ferdinand Heller (Ballantine, $24.95)


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

2. "Women's Bodies, Women's Wisdom: Creating Physical and Emotional Health and Healing," by Christiane Northrup (Bantam, $17.96)

3. "The Carbohydrate Addict's Lifespan Program: A Personalized Plan for Becoming Slim, Fit and Healthy in Your 40s, 50s, 60s and Beyond," by Richard and Rachael Heller (Plume, $15.95)

4. "Life Strategies: Doing What Works, Doing What Matters," by Phillip C. McGraw (Hyperion, $11.95)

5. "Suzanne Somers' Eat Great, Lose Weight," by Suzanne Somers (Three Rivers Press, $15 paper)


Rankings are based upon Times' poll of Southland bookstores.

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