Healthy Bestsellers


1. "Marilu Henner's Total Health Makeover," by Marilu Henner (HarperCollins, $24)

2. "Eight Weeks to Optimum Health: A Proven Program for Taking Full Advantage of Your Body's Natural Healing Power," by Andrew Weil (Alfred A. Knopf, $23)

3. "In the Meantime: Finding Yourself and the Love You Want," by Iyanla Vanzant (Simon & Schuster, $23)

4. "One Day My Soul Just Opened Up," by Iyanla Vanzant (Simon & Schuster, $13)

5. "Sugar Busters," by H. Leighton Steward (Ballantine, $22)

6. "Talking to Heaven," by James Van Praagh (Dutton, $22.95)

7. "Simple Abundance: A Daybook of Comfort and Joy," by Sarah Ban Breathnach (Warner, $17.95)

8. "The Zone," by Barry Sears (ReganBooks, $22)

9. "Outsmarting the Mid-Life Fat Cell: The Foolproof Weight Control Program Designed Specifically for Menopause," by Debra Waterhouse (Hyperion, $22.95)

10. "Mastering the Zone: The Next Step in Achieving SuperHealth and Permanent Fat Loss," by Barry Sears and Mary Goodbody (ReganBooks, $25)


1. "Don't Sweat the Small Stuff," by Richard Carlson (Hyperion, $10.95)

2. "Zagat Survey 1998 Los Angeles / Southern California Restaurant Guide," edited by Merrill Shindler and Karen Berk (ZagatSurvey, $10.95)

3. "Spontaneous Healing: How to Discover and Enhance Your Body's Natural Ability to Maintain and Heal Itself," by Andrew Weil (Fawcett, $12.95)

4. "The Gift of Fear: Listening to the Intuition That Protects Us From Danger," by Gavin De Becker (Bantam, $6.99)

5. "Chicken Soup for the Pet Lover's Soul," by Jack Canfield (Health Communications, $12.95)

6. "Dr. Atkins' New Diet Cookbook," by Robert C. Atkins and Fran Gare (M. Evans & Co. Inc., $12.95)

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

8. "Urgings of the Heart: A Spirituality of Integration," by Wilkie Au and Noreen Cannon (Paulist Press, $14.95)

9. "Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul: 101 Stories of Life, Love & Learning," by Jack Canfield (Health Communications, $12.95)

10. "Ten Stupid Things Women Do to Mess up Their Lives," by Laura C. Schlessinger (HarperCollins, $10)


Rankings are based upon Times' poll of Southland bookstores.

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