6 Best Health Books of 2016

6 Best Health Books of 2016

By Elizabeth Lee , Dec 16th 2016


Discover the health books wellness organizations love to buy.

From updated classics to new titles on fitness, this year's best sellers in health reflect the breadth of what wellness can mean. Whether your organization's mission is to help parents raise happy, healthy children or strives to teach individuals how to better care for themselves, BookPal can provide books that suit your needs! Get started by browsing our best-selling health books of 2016.

BookPal’s 6 Best Health Books of 2016:

1. Taking Care of Your Child by Robert H. Pantell, James F. Fries, and Donald M. Vickery

taking care of your child

Taking Care of Your Child, an all-time best seller, is written by the same medical professionals that brought us Take Care of Yourself — a health classic used in healthcare and wellness institutions across the country. The newest edition of Taking Care of Your Child is the perfect book for support groups and programs geared towards parents-to-be.

This title is on another top list — 8 Best-Selling Books with New Editions You Need to Read!


2. What to Expect When You're Expecting by Heidi Murkoff and Sharon Mazel

what to expect when you're expecting

Another one of our all-time best sellers, this completely new and revised edition of What to Expect When You're Expecting includes comments on current cultural trends and nutritional lifestyles — making the book more relevant than ever before!

This #1 best-selling pregnancy book is also available in Spanish (Que Puedes Esperar en el Primer Ano).


3. Emergency First Aid: Recognition and Treatment of Medical Emergencies (Pocket Tutor) by James Kavanagh

emergency first aid book

Everything you need to know about emergency first aid can fit right in your pocket! This folding reference guide, which has been laminated for extra durability, advises you on how to recognize and respond to common medical emergencies.


4. The New American Heart Association Cookbook by the American Health Association

the new american heart association cookbook

Though this cookbook has been in print for more than 35 years, it remains the ultimate resource on achieving a truly healthy diet. Updated with the latest research on heart health and 150 new recipes, the book also features tips on lifestyle and exercise!


5. Kokoro Yoga by Mark and Catherine Divine

Kokoro Yoga book

New York Times best-selling author and former U.S. Navy SEAL Mark Divine integrates physical, mental, and training in his practice: Kokoro Yoga. Designed initially for the nation's elite special-ops soldiers, Kokoro is now taught to anyone who seeks to develop the heart and mind of a true warrior.


6. The 36-Hour Day by Peter V. Rabins and Nancy L. Mace

the 36-hour day book

For more than 30 years, this book has been the trusted bible for families affected by dementia disorders. Revised and updated to reflect the latest research on memory loss, The 36-Hour Day is a compassionate and comprehensive guide to caring for those who have Alzheimer's and related dementias.

See all the lists in BookPal's Best of 2016 series here!

This post was written by Elizabeth Lee, the marketing manager at BookPal. She is currently reading Onward by Howard Schultz and The Evil Hours by David J. Morris.

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