SALT LAKE CITY, April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Healthy Home, a new book containing simple solutions for making your home healthier, has reached five prominent best sellers lists less than three weeks after its publication on March 22, 2011. The New York Times, USA Today, L.A. Times, Publisher's Weekly, and Amazon.com have all recognized the book's extraordinary sales.
"For the past few weeks we have been on this bus tour trying to get the word out that healthy living is possible if you have the right tools," says Dave Wentz, co-author and USANA Health Sciences CEO. "Making these best sellers lists has made all the hard work worth it. We are thrilled to be reaching so many people."
Publishers Weekly was first to recognize The Healthy Home's performance on April 2, ranking the book #17 in the hardcover nonfiction category. The following day, USA Today announced The Healthy Home was among the "Top 150" books sold nationally. By April 10, the book was the #9 best-selling hardcover nonfiction title on the L.A. Times Best Sellers list. Most recently, the New York Times released its Best Sellers list for April 17, 2011, in which The Healthy Home came in at #7 in the hardcover advice & misc. category. The popular health and wellness book continues to be among the top 100 titles sold on Amazon.com.
"We are amazed at the attention we've received," says award-winning microbiologist and co-author, Dr. Myron Wentz. "I've been invited to ring the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange today and the response we've gotten on our book tour has been phenomenal."
The Healthy Home book tour runs through April 21 and includes book signings and scientific demonstrations. The authors are proud to donate all their proceeds to Children's Hunger Fund (CHF), a nonprofit organization distributing food and other vital resources to children from impoverished communities worldwide.
For more information about The Healthy Home book, visit www.myhealthyhome.com
ABOUT THE AUTHORS
DAVE WENTZ is chief executive officer of USANA Health Sciences, a state-of-the-art manufacturer of nutritional supplements and health products. He received a bachelor's degree in bioengineering from the University of California, San Diego. He lives with his wife, Renee, and his son and new-born daughter, Andrew and Sydney, in Salt Lake City, Utah.
DR. MYRON WENTZ holds a Ph.D. in microbiology with a specialty in immunology from the University of Utah. He founded Gull Laboratories in 1974 and developed the first commercially available diagnostic test for the Epstein-Barr virus. Later he founded USANA Health Sciences and Sanoviv Medical Institute. Honored in June 2007 with the Albert Einstein Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Life Sciences, he is the author of A Mouth Full of Poison and Invisible Miracles.