Health Books & Equipment

Health Testing Equipment

Providing personal health tests is a proven way to get people interested in their health. It’s an objective insight into how they are doing and provides a benchmark to demonstrate improvement over time.

  • Omron Body Fat Analyzer – Determines a person’s percent body fat. Results are compared with national norms and recommended levels to help people objectively evaluate their weight. ($45)
  • Grip Strength Tester – Grip strength is a good indicator of overall strength and muscle mass. It is an easy test to provide and helps people see the need for strength training. Research shows that low grip is associated with higher mortality levels. ($70)
  • Blood Pressure Monitor – High blood pressure is one of our nation’s most common health problems, and worldwide it is the leading cause of preventable death. Blood pressure screening helps identify people at risk and motivates lifestyle change. ($79)
  • Pedometers are a great way to encourage people to be more active over a lifetime. ($20)

Health Books (Written by Don Hall, DrPH, CHES)

  • 9 Ways to Prevent Diabetes – Learn proven ways to reduce your risk of type-2 diabetes. Or, if you have diabetes, how to minimize risk of complications. ($3.50)
  • Staying Healthy for Life – Guidelines for good health and preventing disease such as heart problems, cancer, diabetes, and high blood pressure. Also, chapters on healthy eating, exercise, and managing stress. ($3.50)
  • The Vegetarian Advantage – Learn the many health advantages of a plant based diet, both for your personal health and for the health of our planet. ($3.50)
  • Step Into Fitness & Health – A guide to developing your personal fitness and health program. ($15)
  • Weight Management for Life – A guide for managing your weight for a lifetime. Includes a calorie controlled eating plan, exercise and stress management guidelines. ($18)
  • Plant Based Recipes and Meal Options – Great ideas for including more whole, plant based foods in your diet. 144 pages. By Lynn Gobble and Dr. John Goble. ($12)

To Order, Call 503-557-9538

Discount prices available on books bought in quantity for classes.