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See below for a selection of the latest books from Diets & dieting category. Presented with a red border are the Diets & dieting books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Diets & dieting books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!
From the Head of Nutrition and Wellness at WW and former Good Housekeeping Nutrition Director comes a scientifically-based, simple and straightforward guide to healthful habits for weight loss. Whether it's a new fad, detox diet, news report or a celebrity-endorsed supplement, the constant flow of diet information is cluttered, conflicting, and often devoid of scientific research -- leaving millions of us confused, overwhelmed, and feeling totally helpless in taking ownership our health and making better food choices. In Dressing on the Side, Jaclyn London -- head of Nutrition and Wellness at WW and former Nutrition Director of Good Housekeeping -- debunks the diet myths and mental blocks that keep you from reaching your health and weight-loss goals. Filled with accessible information, simple strategies, and practical application of scientific research, London breaks what's at the heart of the issue and offers tools, short-cuts, and solutions that work within any scenario, including: * Using your schedule to inform your food choices * Identifying fake nutrition news * Eating to feel satisfied, not just full * Making the choice to eat dessert -- daily London empowers us to form life-long habits that result in real, long-lasting change -- while meeting the demands of our busier-than-ever lifestyles. Dressing on the Side is the anti-diet book that will completely transform the way you think (and speak!) about food and health -- and help you lose weight for good.
Following a ketogenic diet can often be very restrictive, with firm guidelines and banned food being the norm. But what if you want to enjoy all the weight-loss, energy-boosting benefits of a keto lifestyle without being so strict on yourself? In Lazy Keto Kitchen, keto devotee Monya Kilian Palmer shows you how you can feel the rewards of a low-carb, high-fat diet while eating a broader range of food than that allowed by the 'Keto Police'. Packed with indulgent recipes including Fried Mozzarella Balls, Sausage and Cauliflower Bake and Salted Caramel Lollies, Lazy Keto Kitchen proves that diet food does not need to be dull food. Still full of essential nutrients and low on carbs, these recipes from the bestselling author of Keto Kitchen will help you to feel great while cutting fewer foods you love out of your life.
Discover the mind-gut connection, and boost your mood with the kings of gut-healthy fermented foods-kombucha and kimchi! Did you know you can fight Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, MS, ADHD, autism, anxiety, depression, stress, chronic pain, and more with what you eat? The discovery of the gut-brain-axis is quickly emerging as the most exciting health concept in decades. Mounting evidence has shown that gut bacteria aren't just good for a healthy immune system or maintaining our weight-they're also good for the brain! In this groundbreaking book, Soki Choi takes us through the microbiotic revolution and the latest breakthroughs in gut-brain research that show how intestinal flora shapes neural development and brain biochemistry. Combining the latest science-presented in accessible, layman terms-with practical tips on how to eat, Choi also shares twenty of her best recipes for kombucha and kimchi, the fermented foods packed with good gut bacteria. Follow your gut, treat food as medicine, and indulge in kombucha and kimchi to nourish your brain!
Do you want to nourish your body, but don't have the time, energy or motivation to make the necessary changes? Everyday Wellness contains twelve easy, actionable, and inspiring steps that are specially tailored toward anyone who feels stuck in terms of their health or happiness. Including everything from simple lifestyle changes, such as how 15 minutes of sunshine a day and positive thinking can literally change your life, to bigger hacks that cover how we eat, sleep, and move, these basic but profound steps will help you to harness your energy and take back control. Backed-up with case studies and scientific facts, Everyday Wellness is a tried and tested method that will help you to live more fully and constructively, even in the busiest of times.
Social media is a major part of modern life. Most of us can't imagine not using it, and it's unrealistic to assume that's even possible.We are obsessed with social media We share pictures of our food and inspect what everyone else is eating, compare calories and macros, and get involved in wacky and dangerous food challenges. We think we're in control but most of us have no idea how much of an impact it has. Did you realise that posting pics of your meal can actually make it taste better? That #cleaneating is giving you anxiety? That the influencers you follow are actually shaping government policy around food? Pixie Turner is here to arm you with everything you need to know to take back control - and make social media work for you.
The anti-diet bible that calls time's up to poisonous beliefs about food, weight and worth. DIETING DOESN'T WORK Not long term. In fact, our bodies are hardwired against it. But each time our diets fail, instead of considering that maybe our ridiculously low-carb diet is the problem, we wonder what's wrong with us. But it's time we called a spade a spade: Constantly trying to eat the smallest amount possible is a miserable way to live, and it isn't even working. So f*ck it. Caroline Dooner tackles the inherent flaws of dieting and diet culture, and offers readers a simple path to healing their physical, emotional, and mental relationship with food. What's the secret anti-diet? Eat. Whatever you want. Trust that your body knows what it is doing. Oh, and don't forget to rest, breathe, and be kind to yourself. Irreverent and empowering, The F*ck It Diet is call to arms for anyone who feels guilt or pain over food, weight, or their body. It's time to give up the shame and start thriving. Welcome to the F*ck It Diet. Let's Eat.
The #1 New York Times bestselling author of Grain Brain and his physician son explore how modern culture threatens to rewire our brains and damage our health, offering a practical plan for healing. Contemporary life provides us with infinite opportunities, along with endless temptations. We can eat whatever we want, whenever we want. We can immerse ourselves in the vast, enticing world of digital media. We can buy goods and services with the touch of a button or the swipe of a finger. But living in this 24/7 hyper-reality poses serious risks to our physical and mental states, our connections to others and even to the world at large. Brain Wash builds from a simple premise: Our brains are being gravely manipulated, resulting in behaviours that leave us more lonely, anxious, depressed, distrustful, illness-prone and overweight than ever before. Based on the latest science, the book identifies the mental hijacking that undermines each and every one of us and presents the tools necessary to think more clearly, make better decisions, strengthen bonds with others and develop healthier habits. Featuring a 10-day boot camp program, including a meal plan and 40 delicious recipes, Brain Wash is the key to cultivating a more purposeful and fulfilling life. 'By showing us how to consciously rewire our brains for connection, compassion, and better decisions, Brain Wash provides a framework for reclaiming joy and health in the modern world.' - Deepak Chopra, author of Metahuman 'Brain Wash reveals how our day-to-day decisions are deeply influenced and actively manipulated by the modern world. But more importantly, it is a powerful manual that allows each of us to reclaim control of our choices and make better decisions that will pave the way for health and happiness. While we generally know what's best for ourselves, acting on this knowledge is a constant struggle. Brain Wash allows us to turn this knowledge into action. I highly recommend this innovative book.' - Daniel G. Amen, MD, founder, Amen Clinics and author of The End of Mental Illness
Being strategic about what you eat is an incredibly important part of a healthy diet--but so is paying attention to when you eat. Intermittent fasting has scientifically proven anti-inflammatory, anti-aging, cellular repair, immune, cognitive, and metabolic benefits. By banking more hours fasted and choosing meals wisely to optimize fat burning instead of carbohydrate dependency, you can shed excess body fat once and for all. But there are many strategies to practice intermittent fasting, and there is also a lot of confusion about how to do it well. It's not as simple as skipping breakfast to magically transform your health and waistline. Thankfully, health and fitness expert Mark Sisson is ready to answer common questions and dispel misconceptions and pitfalls that many people have about this latest health phenomenon. In this customizable program, he breaks down the science and strategies to get the best results possible.
Harness the Psychology of Food for a Healthy Lifestyle ...essential read for those of us trying to understand the mysteries behind the food choices and eating habits of today's consumer. -Stephen M Ostroff, MD, former deputy commissioner, Foods and Veterinary Medicine, FDA Author and CEO Jack Bobo is a food psychology expert with over 20 years advising four Secretaries of State on food and agriculture. He's here to personally guide you on smarter food choices to improve your quality of life. What are we doing wrong? We have access to more nutrition facts and diet plans now than ever before. We have never known more about nutrition and yet, have never been more overweight. For most Americans, maintaining a balanced diet is more difficult than preparing taxes. Learn to eat better. Jack Bobo reveals how the psychology of food is invisibly controlling us, in the grocery aisles, at restaurants, at the refrigerator, and in every other place where we make our crucial food choices. Behavioral science is changing the way we think about food and showing us how changes in our food environment can be harnessed to eat better and deliver a more balanced diet. A balanced diet creates a healthy lifestyle routine and better quality of life. You can move beyond fad diets, pop science, and calls for ever greater willpower. Explore the deeper causes of the hidden influences and mental shortcuts our minds use to process information and how they often result in unhealthy food choices. Unhealthy food choices lead to bad habits and detract from the healthy lifestyle you deserve. Understand the power of food psychology and turn your diet around: Make better decisions that lead to a healthy diet Fear less and enjoy more the food you eat Become a positive force for those around you If you enjoyed books like Eat, Drink, and Be Healthy; SuperLife; How to Be a Conscious Eater; or How Not to Die; you'll love Why Smart People Make Bad Food Choices.
In MAXIMIZE YOUR METABOLISM, Dr. Maclaren shares a brand new program based on new science about how to use your body's response to insulin to actually boost your metabolism and easily achieve unprecedented good health. Each of us fits into one of five different body types, based on our bodies' level of insulin resistance (the book includes an easy self-assessment quiz for readers to identify their type). MAXIMIZE YOUR METABOLISM offers unique diet and exercises plans tailored for each of the five different body types, as well as core recommendations that every type should follow, including: * A low-carb diet rich in vegetables, with modest portions of meat, eggs, cheese, plain Greek yogurt , and low sugar fruits such as Granny Smith apples, berries, and green crunchy pears * Avoiding healthy foods that are actually hurting you: quinoa is a simple carbohydrate you should substitute with cauliflower rice, agave is actually worse for your metabolism than sugar, and probiotics are overrated (instead choose prebiotics, such as artichokes, leaks, and onions). * Sleep: 6-8 hours per night (and recommended testing for sleep apnea). * Exercise: 3+ times per week, as vigorous as you can, for as long as you can. This book is based on the extraordinary successful program that Dr. Maclaren has prescribed to thousands of patients with great success. Filled with specific guidance and over 30 delicious recipes, MAXIMIZE YOUR METABOLISM is the perfect diet for readers who want to lose weight and love their lives every step of the way.