The Self-Care Cookbook: A Holistic Approach to Cooking, Eating, and Living Well


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Agate Surrey
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7.2 X 1.0 X 9.9 inches | 2.3 pounds
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About the Author

Dr. Frank Ardito has been a professor of health and wellness sciences for more than 20 years. He is the author of seven academic titles as well as numerous scholarly articles and publications. He currently serves as professor and department chair of health and wellness promotion at College of Lake County in suburban Chicago. As a wellness educator, Ardito has worked with hundreds of organizations, including the American Medical Association and the American Cancer Society, and has coached or consulted with several Olympic athletes and the Chicago Blackhawks. Ardito established the Center for Health and Healing, one of the first truly holistic health and wellness centers in the United States, and founded the Wellness Registry. He was recently inducted into the National Wellness Institute's Circle of Leadership for his contributions to the field of health and wellness. He lives in Spring Prairie, Wisconsin.


"As a coach I constantly remind my athletes that high-performance is affected by more than just physical practice. If athletes pay attention to all aspects of holistic wellness, their performance is sure to improve. Dr. Ardito's book reminds us that cooking and nutrition is a fun and important part of total health, and it provides an easy to follow road map to help us feed and maintain all aspects wellness." --Mike Gattone, MS, CSCS, senior international coach, USA Weightlifting

"This book awakens your senses with beautiful recipes and photos and your realization that feeling well is the best sensory pleasure of all." --Margaret Moore, cofounder of the Institute of Coaching, McLean Hospital

"This book is a gem! In an insightful and meaningful way, Dr. Ardito perfectly combines cooking healthy, easy-to-prepare recipes with eating and wellness. Love it!" --Dr. Kim Rostello, exercise physiologist, Chicago Blackhawks

"I love how Dr. Ardito's book shares the important role food plays in our overall well-being. It teaches the difference between dieting and a diet focused on supporting self-care." --Mary Jane Clark, MS, RN, CHES, wellness coordinator, Illinois Critical Access Hospital Network

"Looking for a book that provides concise and accurate information on how to improve personal wellness through making simple food choices? This self-care book does the job." --Dr. John W. Munson, former president, National Wellness Institute

"Integrating unique aspects of wellness into delicious recipes is such a wonderful way to bridge our well-being with one of our most basic needs--food." --Scott Morcott, MD, FAAFP, chief medical officer, PathFinder Health

"Dr. Ardito artfully uses his PREVENTION tool to blend the concept of wellness with healthy, delicious recipes helping the reader expand their culinary skillset." --Gary Libretti, Jr., MS, RDN, LDN, CSCS, wellness coordinator

"Focusing on prevention through wellness, The Self-Care Cookbook is a unique approach to cooking and eating. It's full of recipes designed to enhance the multiple aspects of your personal well-being." --Michael S. Bahrke, Ph.D.