The best 81 Diet books

Eating healthy and maintaining a balanced diet is crucial for our overall well-being. With so many trends and conflicting advice out there, it can be overwhelming to figure out what works best for you. That's why we've curated this book list on diet and nutrition.
Explore a range of perspectives and get expert insights on different diets, food groups, and their impact on our health. Whether you're looking to lose weight, improve digestion, or simply adopt a healthier lifestyle, these books will guide you on your journey.

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Diet Books: Why We Get Fat by Gary Taubes

Why We Get Fat

Gary Taubes
And What to Do About It
4.3 (99 ratings)
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What's Why We Get Fat about?

Why We Get Fat (2010) explains why certain types of carbohydrates are the main reason we get fat. The book not only shows why people gain weight, but why the topic is so controversial. It also talks about why some people get fat and others do not, the role genetic predispositions play in this process, and which foods we should all avoid. 

Who should read Why We Get Fat?

  • Anyone who wants to lose or maintain their weight
  • Anyone interested in finding out about the causes of being overweight

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Diet Books: Fast Food Nation by Eric Schlosser

Fast Food Nation

Eric Schlosser
The Dark Side of the All-American Meal
4.3 (36 ratings)
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What's Fast Food Nation about?

Fast Food Nation shows how the fast food industry has massive consequences on many other aspects of our lives, including our education, health and working conditions. The book reveals the terrible methods and working conditions – caused in great part by the fast food industry’s focus on profit – that are used to create our food.

Who should read Fast Food Nation?

  • Anyone who cares about their own health
  • Anyone who wants to understand the wide-reaching implications of a single industry
  • Anyone interested in human and animal rights

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Diet Books: Salt Sugar Fat by Michael Moss

Salt Sugar Fat

Michael Moss
How the Food Giants Hooked Us
4.2 (130 ratings)
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What's Salt Sugar Fat about?

Salt Sugar Fat examines the rise of the processed-food industry in America and globally, and why it has been fueled by the liberal use of salt, sugar and fat. These three ingredients are near irresistible to us humans, but their overuse also comes with devastating health effects.

Who should read Salt Sugar Fat?

  • Anyone who wants to eat more healthily
  • Anyone interested in why processed foods are so popular today

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Diet Books: Bad Science by Ben Goldacre

Bad Science

Ben Goldacre
4.3 (56 ratings)
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What's Bad Science about?

We often swallow scientific-sounding language used in advertisements or on the news without any further thought. But if we analyze it a little, we often find that it’s merely pseudoscience. Bad Science shows us that this bogus science can lead to serious misunderstandings, injustice and even death.

Who should read Bad Science?

  • Anyone worried about science reporting in the media
  • Anyone who thinks understanding science is beyond them
  • Anyone who buys vitamins or homeopathic remedies

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Diet Books: Nutrition and Physical Degeneration by Weston A. Price

Nutrition and Physical Degeneration

Weston A. Price
A Comparison of Primitive and Modern Diets and their Effects
4.3 (58 ratings)
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What's Nutrition and Physical Degeneration about?

Based on the author’s meetings with many of the world’s indigenous people, Nutrition and Physical Degradation presents a comparison of the health of those who consumed only local whole foods and those who had begun to include processed foods in their diet. The author found that the latter suffered from problems with their teeth, bodies and brains, while the former remained strong and vigorous. Having investigated the differences between processed and local whole foods, the book argues that diets made up of processed foods lack the requisite vitamins and minerals for maintaining a healthy body.

Who should read Nutrition and Physical Degeneration?

  • Vegans, vegetarians and junk food fanatics
  • Anyone who is interested in indigenous cultures around the world
  • Anyone who wants to go back to basics and get the most nutrition out of their food

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Diet Books: Eat to Live by Joel Fuhrman

Eat to Live

Joel Fuhrman
The Amazing Nutrient-Rich Program for Fast and Sustained Weight Loss
4.2 (170 ratings)
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What's Eat to Live about?

Eat to Live gives readers a comprehensive overview of human nutrition, a re-evaluation of conventional nutritional wisdom, personal case studies and a practical dietary program with lots of recommendations. The reader can expect to learn about a number of different nutritional studies as well as the health benefits and repercussions of basic foods such as meat, milk, fish, vegetables and fruits.

Who should read Eat to Live?

  • Anyone interested in learning about the link between nutritional science, the modern diet and health
  • Anyone looking for practical advice on losing weight and achieving optimal health

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Diet Books: Gut by Giulia Enders

Gut

Giulia Enders
The Inside Story of Our Body’s Most Underrated Organ
4.3 (135 ratings)
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What's Gut about?

Gut (2015) takes an entertaining yet scientific look at an organ that is just as interesting and important as the brain – the gut. By tracking a piece of cake as it works its way through the digestive system, you’ll come to appreciate the gut for the sophisticated and impressive ecosystem that it is.

Who should read Gut?

  • People who want to learn more about how their body works
  • Anyone with stomach problems

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Diet Books: In Defense of Food by Michael Pollan

In Defense of Food

Michael Pollan
An Eater’s Manifesto
4.6 (100 ratings)
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What's In Defense of Food about?

In Defense of Food is a close examination of the rise of nutritionism in our culture, and a historical account of the industrialization of food. An expert in food ecology, author Michael Pollan takes a look at the way in which the food industry shifted our dietary focus from “food” to “nutrients,” and thus narrowed the objective of eating to one of maintaining physical health – a goal it did not accomplish.

Who should read In Defense of Food?

  • Anyone concerned about his or her diet and health, and looking to improve them
  • Anyone interested in the actual impact of nutritionism on our physical health
  • Anyone seeking alternatives to the Western diet

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Diet Books: Grain Brain by David Perlmutter

Grain Brain

David Perlmutter
The Surprising Truth About Wheat, Carbs, and Sugar – Your Brain’s Silent Killers
4.3 (231 ratings)
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What's Grain Brain about?

Grain Brain (2013) outlines how what we eat can cause or mitigate serious brain disorders like anxiety, ADHD and depression. Eating well is crucial to your brain’s functioning well, and these blinks tell you why.

Who should read Grain Brain?

  • People interested in nutrition
  • Anyone who wants to keep their brain sharp and healthy
  • Those who want to learn more about carbohydrates, sugar and gluten

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Diet Books: The Bulletproof Diet by Dave Asprey

The Bulletproof Diet

Dave Asprey
Lose up to a Pound a Day, Reclaim Energy and Focus, Upgrade Your Life
4.3 (415 ratings)
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What's The Bulletproof Diet about?

The Bulletproof Diet (2014) shows you how to hack your body to optimize your health, lose weight and increase your mental functioning. How? Maintain a diet filled with the right proteins and fats, and learn to exercise and sleep in the most effective way possible.

Who should read The Bulletproof Diet?

  • Anyone looking to lead a healthier lifestyle
  • Dieters who like good food
  • Burned out people who want to have more energy and better focus

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Diet Books: Should We Eat Meat? by Vaclav Smil

Should We Eat Meat?

Vaclav Smil
Evolution and Consequences of Modern Carnivory
3.3 (252 ratings)
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What's Should We Eat Meat? about?

Should We Eat Meat? (2013) helps you navigate the ethical dilemmas behind your hamburger with a broad and objective assessment of meat production and consumption. Should you stick to grass-fed beef or take up veganism to save the planet? These blinks will give you all the facts you need to make your own informed decision.

Who should read Should We Eat Meat??

  • Meat eaters and vegetarians alike
  • People looking for objective information about meat consumption and production
  • Anyone concerned about the Earth’s future

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Diet Books: Brain Maker by Dr. David Perlmutter with Kristin Loberg

Brain Maker

Dr. David Perlmutter with Kristin Loberg
The Power of Gut Microbes to Heal and Protect your Brain – for Life
4.3 (174 ratings)
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What's Brain Maker about?

Brain Maker (2015) explains the connection between your health and your microbiome – the bacteria in your gut. It shows you how even diseases that affect the brain such as Alzheimer’s are actually influenced by your microbiome. Importantly, you’ll learn how making some simple dietary decisions can help you keep disease at bay and make yourself healthier.

Who should read Brain Maker?

  • People wanting to improve their health
  • Parents of children with health problems or conditions such as autism
  • Medical practitioners and nutritionists interested in alternative approaches to health

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Diet Books: The Paleo Manifesto by John Durant

The Paleo Manifesto

John Durant
Ancient Wisdom for Lifelong Health
4.2 (38 ratings)
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What's The Paleo Manifesto about?

The Paleo Manifesto (2013) is the go-to guide to going paleo. It explains why the Paleo diet is in sync with our ancestors’ diet, and how you can use humanity’s anthropological and evolutionary history to get fit, feel great and lead the healthy lifestyle you’ve always wanted to.

Who should read The Paleo Manifesto?

  • Anybody looking for a sustainable, intelligent diet
  • People tired of calorie-counting methods to lose weight
  • Anyone interested in the history and development of the human diet

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Diet Books: The China Study by T. Colin Campbell and Thomas M. Campbell

The China Study

T. Colin Campbell and Thomas M. Campbell
The Most Comprehensive Study of Nutrition Ever Conducted and the Startling Implications for Diet, Weight Loss and Long-Term Health
4.2 (184 ratings)
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What's The China Study about?

The China Study (2005) is a controversial book that explores the connection between diet and disease, showing you how a diet high in animal-based proteins can lead to a host of health problems. Based on scientific data, these blinks explain why if you want to stay healthy, you should go vegan.

Who should read The China Study?

  • Anyone interested in how diet affects overall health
  • People concerned about eating too much animal-based protein
  • Vegans looking to better understand the benefits of their dietary choice

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Diet Books: Comfortably Unaware by Richard A. Oppenlander

Comfortably Unaware

Richard A. Oppenlander
What We Choose to Eat is Killing Us and Our Planet
3.9 (32 ratings)
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What's Comfortably Unaware about?

Comfortably Unaware (2012) is about the impact our food choices are having on the planet. It explains how the animals that are raised for us to eat end up polluting our waters, soil and air, and why our natural resources are poorly managed.

Who should read Comfortably Unaware?

  • Meat and fish eaters
  • People who want to become environmentally conscious
  • Anyone who wants to understand the impact of our daily choices

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Diet Books: First Bite by Bee Wilson

First Bite

Bee Wilson
How We Learn to Eat
3.8 (32 ratings)
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What's First Bite about?

First Bite (2015) reveals the real root of eating problems: our very first childhood experiences with food. Backed by fascinating scientific studies, these blinks explain the perils of marketing food to children and the negative influence of gender norms and well-intentioned families. Finally, they direct us toward positive dietary change.

Who should read First Bite?

  • Parents who want their children to eat healthily
  • Individuals worried about binging or comfort eating
  • Overweight people struggling to maintain a balanced diet

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Diet Books: Always Hungry? by Dr. David Ludwig

Always Hungry?

Dr. David Ludwig
Conquer Cravings, Retrain Your Fat Cells And Lose Weight Permanently
3.9 (163 ratings)
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What's Always Hungry? about?

Always Hungry? (2016) explains the common misconceptions about health and weight loss. In it you’ll see what you’ve been doing wrong in the quest to lose weight, and importantly, explore how you can actually train your body to process fat without giving up real, delicious food.

Who should read Always Hungry??

  • People looking to lose weight and feel healthier
  • Nutritionists and lifestyle coaches

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Diet Books: Farmageddon by Philip Lymbery with Isabel Oakeshott

Farmageddon

Philip Lymbery with Isabel Oakeshott
The True Cost of Cheap Meat
4.6 (19 ratings)
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What's Farmageddon about?

Farmageddon (2014) is an in-depth guide to the dark reality of cheap meat. These blinks explain how industrial farming has replaced traditional methods and how it’s draining our resources, poisoning the environment and making us unhealthy.

Who should read Farmageddon?

  • Anybody interested in how we can sustainably meet the world’s food needs
  • People curious about how exactly our meat is produced
  • Anyone who wants to make healthier dietary choices

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Diet Books: A History of the World in 6 Glasses by Tom Standage

A History of the World in 6 Glasses

Tom Standage
How your favorite drinks changed the world
4.3 (227 ratings)
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What's A History of the World in 6 Glasses about?

A History of the World in 6 Glasses (2006) is a look at human history through an unusual lens: our favorite drinks. These blinks outline the global rise of beer, wine, alcoholic spirits, tea, coffee and soda, and how they each played into major historical developments as they spread around the world.

Who should read A History of the World in 6 Glasses?

  • Beer lovers, wine enthusiasts, spirits connoisseurs, coffee addicts and Coca-Cola devotees
  • Anyone interested in the lesser-known details of human history or global power politics

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Diet Books: It Starts With Food by Dallas Hartwig and Melissa Hartwig

It Starts With Food

Dallas Hartwig and Melissa Hartwig
Discover the WHOLE30 and Change Your Life in Unexpected Ways
3.6 (73 ratings)
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What's It Starts With Food about?

It Starts With Food (2012) gives you the inside scoop on the profound effects food can have on your body and well-being. Importantly, these blinks explain how you can alter your diet to both lose weight and feel better, body and soul.

Who should read It Starts With Food?

  • People interested in improving their overall health
  • Dieters who have tried everything
  • Busy executives seeking to eat more healthily

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Diet Books: Beat Sugar Addiction Now! by Jacob Teitelbaum and Chrystle Fiedler

Beat Sugar Addiction Now!

Jacob Teitelbaum and Chrystle Fiedler
The Cutting-Edge Program That Cures Your Type of Sugar Addiction and Puts You on the Road to Feeling Great – and Losing Weight!
3.7 (139 ratings)
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What's Beat Sugar Addiction Now! about?

Sugar addiction is a very common affliction these days, and one that carries serious health risks – but it can be overcome. Beat Sugar Addiction Now! (2010) explains the four different kinds of sugar addiction, as well as their root causes, associated health implications and the steps you can take to beat them.

Who should read Beat Sugar Addiction Now!?

  • Anyone who feels powerless against their sweet tooth
  • People looking to lead a healthier lifestyle
  • Women who get irritable and have sugar cravings during their periods

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Diet Books: Deep Nutrition by Catherine Shanahan and Luke Shanahan

Deep Nutrition

Catherine Shanahan and Luke Shanahan
Why Your Genes Need Traditional Food
4.1 (130 ratings)
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What's Deep Nutrition about?

Deep Nutrition (2008) is about modern diets and how they’re making people sick. These blinks explain the danger of industrially produced food, what it’s doing to our bodies and how we can return to an earlier way of eating that will keep us healthier for years to come.

Who should read Deep Nutrition?

  • Couples who want to have kids
  • Sick people who can’t seem to get better
  • Health enthusiasts

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Diet Books: Salt by Mark Kurlansky

Salt

Mark Kurlansky
A World History
4.4 (102 ratings)
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What's Salt about?

Salt (2002) tells the fascinating story of this basic mineral, from its early uses in food preservation to its role as a precious commodity, driving trade and conquest. These blinks shed light on the political conflict sparked by society’s demand for salt as well as the environmental damage wrought by the salt industry.

Who should read Salt?

  • People interested in the history of salt and its role in trade, war and revolutions
  • Readers fascinated by the unusual forces that shape history

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Diet Books: Whole by T. Colin Campbell

Whole

T. Colin Campbell
Rethinking the Science of Nutrition
3.8 (86 ratings)
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What's Whole about?

Whole (2013) poses some fascinating questions: Can a change in our diet change the world? Would cutting back on our meat consumption make us and the planet a whole lot healthier? The evidence certainly suggests that a diet based on whole foods, plants and other low-protein foods might be the key to healthier living for everyone. So find out why the powers that be would rather you kept eating fast food.

Who should read Whole?

  • Health-conscious readers
  • Medical students and professionals interested in preventing diseases
  • Foodies curious about their diet’s impact on the world

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Diet Books: How Not to Die by Michael Greger and Gene Stone

How Not to Die

Michael Greger and Gene Stone
Discover the Foods Scientifically Proven to Prevent and Reverse Disease
4.5 (440 ratings)
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What's How Not to Die about?

How Not to Die (2015) explains how a plant-based diet can extend your life while transforming your quality of living. These blinks offer a wealth of health-boosting nutritional information and hands-on dietary advice that you won’t get from your doctor.

Who should read How Not to Die?

  • Patients diagnosed with life-threatening conditions such as heart disease and diabetes
  • Those with a family history of such conditions
  • Anyone who is overweight, tired or generally feels unwell

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Diet Books: 100 Million Years Of Food by Stephen Le

100 Million Years Of Food

Stephen Le
What Our Ancestors Ate and Why It Matters Today
4.0 (142 ratings)
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What's 100 Million Years Of Food about?

100 Million Years of Food (2016) is about the foods our ancestors ate and how that diet relates to our eating habits today. These blinks will take you way back in time to explore the evolution of eating. They’ll explain that, while there’s no one-size-fits-all diet, there are a few general rules to abide by.

Who should read 100 Million Years Of Food?

  • Anyone who is dissatisfied with their weight or health
  • Readers who are on the lookout for reliable dietary recommendations
  • History and food lovers

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Diet Books: The Case Against Sugar by Gary Taubes

The Case Against Sugar

Gary Taubes
4.5 (159 ratings)
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What's The Case Against Sugar about?

The Case Against Sugar (2016) offers a critical look at how the sugar industry has grown ever stronger despite medical data showing that it can be harmful to our health. Find out how this happened, and how critics have been silenced and ridiculed despite overwhelming evidence that this one ingredient can be linked to many of the most serious diseases in the Western world.

Who should read The Case Against Sugar?

  • Nutritionists and people who care about their health
  • Dieters and anyone who would like to lose a few pounds
  • Parents who think fat is more dangerous than sugar

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Diet Books: The Wild Diet by Abel James

The Wild Diet

Abel James
Go Beyond Paleo to Burn Fat, Beat Cravings, and Drop 20 Pounds in 40 Days
4.1 (161 ratings)
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What's The Wild Diet about?

The Wild Diet (2015) is your guide to using the biology of fat-burning to lose weight. These blinks explain what makes high-intensity exercise, plant-based, protein-rich diets and hydration so effective, and provide you with health hacks that you can start applying right away.

Who should read The Wild Diet?

  • Anyone curious about the biology behind high-protein, low-carb diets and high-intensity exercise
  • Busy parents and professionals looking for a practical weight-loss strategy
  • People who want to improve their health and still fill up on delicious food

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Diet Books: The Whole30 by Melissa Hartwig and Dallas Hartwig

The Whole30

Melissa Hartwig and Dallas Hartwig
The 30-Day Guide to Total Health and Food Freedom
3.4 (85 ratings)
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What's The Whole30 about?

The Whole30 (2015) is a dietary program aimed at improving your health and general well-being. It’s based on the idea that, by cutting out certain harmful food groups and reintroducing others, you can find a diet that works for you.

Who should read The Whole30?

  • Nutritional therapists and health enthusiasts
  • Anyone suffering from lifestyle diseases such as diabetes or high blood pressure
  • Cooks eager to experiment with healthier recipes

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Diet Books: The Plant Paradox by Steven R. Gundry

The Plant Paradox

Steven R. Gundry
The Hidden Dangers in “Healthy” Foods That Cause Disease and Weight Gain
3.2 (269 ratings)
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What's The Plant Paradox about?

The Plant Paradox (2017) alerts us to the dangers of eating seemingly healthy plant foods. It explores the differences between our diets and those of our ancestors’ and tells us which food products we should eat and which we should avoid to improve our digestion and maintain our optimal weight.

Who should read The Plant Paradox?

  • People who want to lose weight
  • Those who want to start eating healthily
  • Anyone interested in nutrition

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Diet Books: The Diabetes Code by Jason Fung

The Diabetes Code

Jason Fung
Prevent and Reverse Type 2 Diabetes Naturally
4.7 (215 ratings)
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What's The Diabetes Code about?

The Diabetes Code (2018) addresses one of the western world’s most alarming health epidemics: the rise of type 2 diabetes – a disorder closely related to poor diet and obesity. But as Jason Fung shows, it can be reversed. The important thing is to figure out what works and what doesn’t. Drawing on his professional experience as well as the latest scientific data, Fung makes a powerful case for a dietary strategy to prevent and reverse type 2 diabetes that you can start implementing today.

Who should read The Diabetes Code?

  • Type 2 diabetes patients
  • Anyone battling obesity
  • Nutritional therapists and doctors

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Diet Books: Genius Foods by Max Lugavere

Genius Foods

Max Lugavere
Become Smarter, Happier, and More Productive While Protecting Your Brain for Life
4.6 (458 ratings)
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What's Genius Foods about?

Genius Foods (2018) makes a simple but compelling point: what we eat today is starving our brains. Drawing on the most up-to-date scientific research, it connects the dots and shows just how our diets can affect our cognitive health. But this isn’t just an academic treatise – it’s an actionable plan that’ll put you on the path to greater mental agility, balance and a happier life while safeguarding yourself against dementia.

Who should read Genius Foods?

  • Healthy eaters looking for data-driven nutritional advice
  • Dieticians, nutritionists and food scientists
  • Anyone looking to fine-tune their gray cells

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Diet Books: The Complete Ketogenic Diet for Beginners by Amy Ramos

The Complete Ketogenic Diet for Beginners

Amy Ramos
Your Essential Guide to Living the Keto Lifestyle
4.1 (138 ratings)
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What's The Complete Ketogenic Diet for Beginners about?

As the title suggests, The Complete Ketogenic Diet for Beginners (2016) is a helpful introduction to the low-carb, high-fat diet that can help you burn off unwanted pounds. It takes you on a step-by-step tour of what to expect as you “go keto” as well as what you can do to help make sure you stick to the new dietary lifestyle.

Who should read The Complete Ketogenic Diet for Beginners?

  • Health-conscious people fed up with traditional diets
  • Nutrition enthusiasts
  • Anyone searching for a maintainable diet

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Diet Books: Eat to Beat Disease by William W. Li

Eat to Beat Disease

William W. Li
The New Science of How Your Body Can Heal Itself
4.5 (361 ratings)
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What's Eat to Beat Disease about?

Eat to Beat Disease (2019) shines a light on the sophisticated systems the body uses to defend itself from deadly diseases. Drawing on the latest scientific research, these blinks explore how your dietary choices support these defense systems and explain how, when it comes to your health, food truly is medicine.

Who should read Eat to Beat Disease?

  • Couch potatoes trying to lose weight
  • Fitness freaks wanting to optimize their diet
  • Health professionals looking for an insight into nutrition

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Diet Books: The Obesity Code by Jason Fung

The Obesity Code

Jason Fung
Unlocking the Secrets of Weight Loss
4.6 (412 ratings)
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What's The Obesity Code about?

The Obesity Code (2016) addresses the alarming global rise of obesity and asks what we can do to minimize the risks to our health. The best place to start, Jason Fung argues, is to clear up common misconceptions about the causes of obesity, beginning with the old saw that all dietary fats are to blame. That means taking a closer look at the latest evidence and addressing the true culprit: insulin resistance.

Who should read The Obesity Code?

  • Anyone looking to lose weight
  • Doctors and nutritionists
  • Food producers and consumers

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Diet Books: What to Eat When by Michael Roizen, Michael Crupain and Ted Spiker

What to Eat When

Michael Roizen, Michael Crupain and Ted Spiker
A Strategic Plan to Improve Your Health and Life Through Food
4.5 (376 ratings)
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What's What to Eat When about?

What to Eat When (2018) shows how it’s not just what you eat, but when you eat that matters. This practical and fun guide dives deep into the science of eating to show you how you can enhance your health, energy and intellect through healthier eating habits. It provides a blueprint for eating right, all the time.

Who should read What to Eat When?

  • People who fall prey to bad food choices in certain situations
  • Pragmatists seeking a guide to healthy eating
  • Those who’d like to understand the science behind nutrition

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Diet Books: We Are the Weather by Jonathan Safran Foer

We Are the Weather

Jonathan Safran Foer
Saving the Planet Begins at Breakfast
4.3 (235 ratings)
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What's We Are the Weather about?

We Are the Weather (2019) is a rigorous investigation of climate change, what it means and why humans seem so powerless to tackle it. Jonathan Safran Foer argues that while climate change is terrifying and hard to understand, there is a very simple action that we can take: By leaving out meat and animal products for breakfast and lunch, we can make a huge contribution to the health of the planet.  

Who should read We Are the Weather?

  • People who want to save the planet, but feel paralyzed by what first step to take
  • Psychology buffs who are interested in group dynamics, and what motivates people to act 
  • Would-be vegans who need a bit more persuasion to take the plunge

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Diet Books: The Fate of Food by Amanda Little

The Fate of Food

Amanda Little
What We’ll Eat in a Bigger, Hotter, Smarter World
4.0 (67 ratings)
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What's The Fate of Food about?

The Fate of Food (2019) looks at a rapidly changing world and the question of how we’ll feed our ever-growing population. Is it possible to produce a clean, climate-resilient food supply that’s adequate to meet our needs? The Fate of Food examines the technological and sociological demands of feeding the world. 

Who should read The Fate of Food?

  • People concerned with the effects of industrial agriculture on the environment
  • Food lovers fascinated by the farm-to-table journey
  • Science buffs wanting to keep up with the latest trends in agricultural science

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Diet Books: How Bad Are Bananas? by Mike Berners-Lee

How Bad Are Bananas?

Mike Berners-Lee
The Carbon Footprint of Everything
4.2 (273 ratings)
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What's How Bad Are Bananas? about?

In How Bad are Bananas? (2010), author Mike Berner-Lee provides readers with an A-to-Z guide of how they can start living a more environmentally conscious life and reduce their own carbon footprint. You may think you’re familiar with climate change and carbon footprints, but do you really know the everyday activities that contribute to the current environmental crisis? From grocery shopping to washing your clothes, you’ll learn how to be more efficient and less wasteful.

Who should read How Bad Are Bananas??

  • Anyone curious about their own carbon footprint
  • Environmentalists in the fight against global warming
  • Consumers who want to make more informed purchases

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Diet Books: The Body by Bill Bryson

The Body

Bill Bryson
A Guide for Occupants
4.4 (497 ratings)
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What's The Body about?

The Body: A Guide for Occupants (2019) is an entertaining and fact-filled account of how we all work. With his trademark wit, Bill Bryson explains the astonishing ways in which our bodies are put together, and what goes on inside them.

Who should read The Body?

  • Popular science fans
  • Biology and medicine enthusiasts
  • Anyone keen to learn more about their own body

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Diet Books: Wheat Belly by William Davis

Wheat Belly

William Davis
Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight, and Find Your Path Back to Health
4.4 (134 ratings)
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What's Wheat Belly about?

Wheat Belly (2011) explores the havoc that modern wheat products are wreaking upon our mental and physical health. It shines a light on how wheat usage has changed over the years, as well as how dramatically our diets have changed. The author, Dr. William Davis, draws upon the latest scientific research to advance the argument for excluding wheat from your diet once and for all. 

Who should read Wheat Belly?

  • Health-conscious people looking for a fresh perspective
  • Anyone hoping to lose weight
  • People looking to overhaul their lifestyle

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Diet Books: How Not to Diet by Michael Greger

How Not to Diet

Michael Greger
The Groundbreaking Science of Healthy, Permanent Weight Loss
4.6 (550 ratings)
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What's How Not to Diet about?

How Not to Diet (2019) explores how a healthy, plant-based diet can achieve effective, healthy, and sustainable weight loss. It also explores why so many people are overweight and offers a clear and detailed guide for tackling the issue. There are no quick-fixes or fad diets here, just rigorous science-based advice you can trust.

Who should read How Not to Diet?

  • Dieters looking for a rigorous, evidence-based approach 
  • Anyone who wants to live a long, healthy life
  • People who’ve tried and failed to diet in the past

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Diet Books: Food Fix by Mark Hyman

Food Fix

Mark Hyman
How to Save Our Health, Our Economy, Our Communities, and Our Planet – One Bite at a Time
4.5 (140 ratings)
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What's Food Fix about?

Food Fix (2020) shows us how the world's gravest problems, like chronic disease, inequality, and climate collapse, can all be traced back to our food and the way we produce it. Here, American physician Mark Hyman describes what we should do next, setting out the path to healthy eating and regenerative farming. 

Who should read Food Fix?

  • Anyone interested in eating and living well
  • Environmentalists and climate activists
  • Farmers looking to transition to sustainable agriculture

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Diet Books: In the FLO by Alisa Vitti

In the FLO

Alisa Vitti
Unlock Your Hormonal Advantage and Revolutionize Your Life
4.5 (65 ratings)
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What's In the FLO about?

In the FLO (2020) outlines a way for women to eat, live, and work in sync with their monthly cycles. Author Alisa Vitti demonstrates how taking charge of your hormonal health can help you unleash your creativity, manage stress, and even improve your sex life.

Who should read In the FLO?

  • People with periods seeking to optimize their health
  • Females of all ages who feel drained or overwhelmed
  • Women who want to reclaim sovereignty over their bodies, relationships, and careers

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Diet Books: Feeding You Lies by Vani Hari

Feeding You Lies

Vani Hari
How to Unravel the Food Industry’s Playbook and Reclaim Your Health
4.1 (79 ratings)
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What's Feeding You Lies about?

Feeding You Lies (2019) is an exposé of one of America’s shadiest industries – the food sector. Fed up with being lied to and sold junk rebranded as “health food,” blogger Vani Hari decided to find out what was really going on behind all the glitzy marketing. In Feeding You Lies, she details what she discovered. Along the way, she provides a wealth of tips and tricks to avoid being taken in and make healthier choices in the grocery store.

Who should read Feeding You Lies?

  • Shoppers overwhelmed by marketing hype
  • Frustrated dieters wondering why they aren’t losing weight
  • Nutritionists and healthy eaters

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Diet Books: The Great Cholesterol Myth by Jonny Bowden and Stephen T. Sinatra

The Great Cholesterol Myth

Jonny Bowden and Stephen T. Sinatra
Why Lowering Your Cholesterol Won't Prevent Heart Disease – and the Statin-Free Plan That Will
4.4 (334 ratings)
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What's The Great Cholesterol Myth about?

The Great Cholesterol Myth (2012) takes medical orthodoxy and turns it on its head. Rather than blaming heart disease on cholesterol and dietary fat, this book calls for a more nuanced view of the causes of cardiovascular illnesses. Drawing on cutting-edge research into nutrition and human health, The Great Cholesterol Myth argues that we’ve misunderstood heart disease for decades.

Who should read The Great Cholesterol Myth?

  • Health nuts keen to learn the latest in medical thought
  • Amateur dietitians interested in healthy eating
  • Anyone living with cardiovascular disease

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Diet Books: Food and Nutrition by P.K. Newby

Food and Nutrition

P.K. Newby
What Everyone Needs to Know
4.0 (266 ratings)
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What's Food and Nutrition about?

Food and Nutrition (2018) looks at the science behind what we eat. Based on only the best and most thorough studies, it cuts through the noise and fads to reveal what we really know about healthy eating.

Who should read Food and Nutrition?

  • Anyone interested in what actually constitutes a healthy diet
  • Foodies who want to make better choices
  • People curious about sustainable farming

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Diet Books: The Energy Plan by James Collins

The Energy Plan

James Collins
Eat Smart, Feel Strong, Perform at Your Peak
4.4 (211 ratings)
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What's The Energy Plan about?

The Energy Plan (2019) explores a science-based approach to healthy eating. It examines the latest research from the field of nutrition, and outlines how you can use this information to make better choices about the food you eat. 

Who should read The Energy Plan?

  • Dieters wanting inspiration
  • Gym bunnies looking for fresh insights
  • Those seeking to overhaul their lifestyle

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Diet Books: The Urban Monk by Pedram Shojai

The Urban Monk

Pedram Shojai
Eastern Wisdom and Modern Hacks to Stop Time and Find Success, Happiness, and Peace
4.6 (108 ratings)
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What's The Urban Monk about?

The Urban Monk (2016) is a field guide for how to navigate modern life with a more monk-like mentality. Drawing on Eastern spiritual traditions, contemporary science, and the lives of our ancestors, it’s packed full of practical tips on how we can integrate ancient wisdom into our modern lifestyles. It addresses a wide range of personal problems, including stress, unhealthy diets, and a lack of time, energy, and sense of purpose.

Who should read The Urban Monk?

  • Lifestyle hackers 
  • Those who suffer from stress and low energy
  • People interested in Eastern spiritual traditions

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Diet Books: Breaking Up With Sugar by Molly Carmel

Breaking Up With Sugar

Molly Carmel
A Plan to Divorce the Diets, Drop the Pounds and Live Your Best Life
3.7 (145 ratings)
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What's Breaking Up With Sugar about?

What’s it about?

Breaking Up With Sugar (2019) is an empathetic, no-nonsense take on food addiction and unhealthy relationships with sugar and grain flour. Author Molly Carmel tells her story of struggling with obesity and gives readers actionable tips on how to get their relationship with sugar under control, once and for all.

Who should read Breaking Up With Sugar?

Who’s it for?

  • Anyone who knows, deep down, their relationship with sugar is unhealthy
  • People who avoid social gatherings so others won’t judge them for eating
  • Veterans of yo-yo diets

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Diet Books: The China Study: Revised and Expanded Edition by T. Colin Campbell, Thomas M. Campbell II

The China Study: Revised and Expanded Edition

T. Colin Campbell, Thomas M. Campbell II

What's The China Study: Revised and Expanded Edition about?

The China Study: Revised and Expanded Edition by T. Colin Campbell and Thomas M. Campbell II delves into the groundbreaking research that reveals the connection between diet and disease. It presents compelling evidence that a plant-based diet can prevent and even reverse chronic illnesses such as heart disease, diabetes, and cancer. This revised edition includes updated information and new insights, making it a must-read for anyone interested in the link between nutrition and health.

Who should read The China Study: Revised and Expanded Edition?

  • Individuals looking to improve their overall health and well-being
  • People who are interested in learning about the benefits of a plant-based diet
  • Readers who want to understand the scientific research behind nutrition and disease prevention

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Diet Books: The 17 Day Diet by Dr. Mike Moreno

The 17 Day Diet

Dr. Mike Moreno

What's The 17 Day Diet about?

The 17 Day Diet by Dr. Mike Moreno offers a comprehensive weight loss plan that focuses on healthy eating and regular exercise. The book outlines a 17-day cycle of different food and exercise routines designed to boost metabolism and promote rapid weight loss. It also provides delicious recipes and meal plans to help readers achieve their weight loss goals.

Who should read The 17 Day Diet?

  • People who want a structured and easy-to-follow diet plan
  • Individuals looking to kickstart their weight loss journey
  • Those who want to develop healthier eating habits and lifestyle changes

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Diet Books: Dr. Atkins' New Diet Revolution by Dr. Robert C. Atkins MD

Dr. Atkins' New Diet Revolution

Dr. Robert C. Atkins MD

What's Dr. Atkins' New Diet Revolution about?

Dr. Atkins' New Diet Revolution by Dr. Robert C. Atkins MD is a groundbreaking book that introduces a low-carbohydrate diet for weight loss and overall health. This revolutionary approach challenges conventional dietary guidelines and provides a wealth of scientific research and practical advice for anyone looking to transform their eating habits and improve their well-being.

Who should read Dr. Atkins' New Diet Revolution?

  • Individuals looking to lose weight and improve their overall health
  • People interested in low-carb and high-protein diets
  • Readers who want to understand the science behind the Atkins diet and its potential benefits

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Diet Books: The Kind Diet by Alicia Silverstone

The Kind Diet

Alicia Silverstone

What's The Kind Diet about?

The Kind Diet by Alicia Silverstone is a guide to adopting a plant-based diet and living a more eco-friendly lifestyle. Silverstone shares her personal journey towards veganism and provides practical tips, delicious recipes, and valuable insights on the health and environmental benefits of choosing plant-based foods. Whether you're interested in improving your health or reducing your carbon footprint, this book offers a compassionate and informative approach to making a positive change.

Who should read The Kind Diet?

  • Individuals who are interested in adopting a plant-based diet
  • People who want to improve their overall health and well-being through their food choices
  • Those looking to reduce their environmental impact and contribute to animal welfare

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Diet Books: The Defined Dish by Alex Snodgrass

The Defined Dish

Alex Snodgrass

What's The Defined Dish about?

The Defined Dish by Alex Snodgrass offers a collection of flavorful and healthy recipes that are perfect for anyone looking to enjoy delicious meals while maintaining a balanced lifestyle. With a focus on whole foods and simple ingredients, this book provides a variety of dishes that cater to different dietary preferences, making it a valuable resource for home cooks everywhere.

Who should read The Defined Dish?

  • People who want to cook healthy and delicious meals
  • Individuals looking for Whole30 compliant recipes
  • Those interested in incorporating more vegetables and lean proteins into their diet

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Diet Books: The Complete Mediterranean Cookbook by America's Test Kitchen

The Complete Mediterranean Cookbook

America's Test Kitchen

What's The Complete Mediterranean Cookbook about?

The Complete Mediterranean Cookbook by America's Test Kitchen is a comprehensive guide to the vibrant and flavorful cuisine of the Mediterranean region. Filled with over 500 recipes, this book offers a wide range of dishes that are not only delicious but also incredibly healthy. From Greek salads to Spanish paella, it covers everything you need to bring the taste of the Mediterranean into your own kitchen.

Who should read The Complete Mediterranean Cookbook?

  • Anyone interested in exploring the diverse and healthy cuisine of the Mediterranean region
  • Individuals looking to improve their overall health and well-being through mindful eating
  • Cooking enthusiasts who want to expand their culinary skills and knowledge

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Diet Books: The Beck Diet Solution by Judith S. Beck

The Beck Diet Solution

Judith S. Beck

What's The Beck Diet Solution about?

The Beck Diet Solution by Judith S. Beck provides a unique approach to weight loss by focusing on changing your thinking and behavior. Through cognitive therapy techniques, the book helps you identify and overcome the psychological barriers that have been holding you back from achieving your weight loss goals. It offers practical strategies and tools to develop healthier eating habits and maintain long-term success.


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Diet Books: Eat Right 4 Your Type by Dr. Peter J. D'Adamo

Eat Right 4 Your Type

Dr. Peter J. D'Adamo

What's Eat Right 4 Your Type about?

Eat Right 4 Your Type by Dr. Peter J. D'Adamo explores the concept of blood type-based diets. The book suggests that different blood types react differently to certain foods and provides personalized dietary recommendations for each blood type. It aims to help readers improve their overall health and well-being by eating according to their blood type.

Who should read Eat Right 4 Your Type?

  • Individuals who want to optimize their health based on their blood type
  • People who are looking for a personalized approach to nutrition
  • Those who are curious about the connection between blood type and diet

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Diet Books: The Plant-Based Solution by Joel K. Kahn MD

The Plant-Based Solution

Joel K. Kahn MD

What's The Plant-Based Solution about?

"The Plant-Based Solution" by Joel K. Kahn MD is a comprehensive guide that makes a compelling case for adopting a plant-based lifestyle. It provides evidence-based information, practical tips, and delicious recipes to help readers transition to a healthier way of eating. It's a must-read for anyone interested in improving their health and the well-being of the planet.

Who should read The Plant-Based Solution?

  • Individuals seeking to improve their health through plant-based nutrition
  • People who are curious about the benefits and science behind a plant-based diet
  • Those who want to take proactive steps towards preventing chronic diseases and promoting longevity

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Diet Books: Simply Keto by Suzanne Ryan

Simply Keto

Suzanne Ryan

What's Simply Keto about?

Simply Keto by Suzanne Ryan is a practical and easy-to-follow guide to the ketogenic diet. Filled with delicious recipes and meal plans, this book provides valuable information on how to successfully adopt a low-carb, high-fat lifestyle. Whether you're looking to lose weight or improve your overall health, this book offers a comprehensive approach to embracing the keto way of eating.

Who should read Simply Keto?

  • Individuals who are looking to understand and start a ketogenic lifestyle
  • People who want to lose weight and improve their overall health
  • Those who enjoy cooking and trying out new recipes

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Diet Books: Fat Chance by Robert H. Lustig

Fat Chance

Robert H. Lustig

What's Fat Chance about?

Fat Chance by Robert H. Lustig is a thought-provoking book that delves into the complex relationship between sugar consumption and the obesity epidemic. Dr. Lustig presents compelling evidence to demonstrate how our modern diet, high in processed foods and added sugars, has contributed to widespread health issues. He offers practical advice on how to make healthier food choices and advocates for societal changes to address this pressing public health concern.

Who should read Fat Chance?

  • Individuals looking to understand the impact of sugar on their health
  • People who want to make healthier food choices and reduce their sugar intake
  • Those who are interested in the science behind nutrition and obesity

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Diet Books: Drop Dead Healthy by A. J. Jacobs

Drop Dead Healthy

A. J. Jacobs

What's Drop Dead Healthy about?

Drop Dead Healthy by A. J. Jacobs is a humorous and insightful exploration of one man's quest to achieve optimum health. Through a series of entertaining experiments and interviews with health experts, Jacobs uncovers the truth behind various health practices and challenges conventional wisdom. This book will make you rethink your own approach to health and leave you laughing along the way.

Who should read Drop Dead Healthy?

  • Readers who are curious about unconventional approaches to health and wellness
  • People who enjoy humorous and insightful personal narratives
  • Those looking for practical tips and advice on improving their overall well-being

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Diet Books: Fat for Fuel by Joseph Mercola

Fat for Fuel

Joseph Mercola

What's Fat for Fuel about?

Fat for Fuel by Joseph Mercola explores the concept of using fat as a primary source of fuel for the body, rather than relying on carbohydrates. The book delves into the science behind this approach and discusses its potential benefits for overall health, including improved energy levels, weight management, and disease prevention.

Who should read Fat for Fuel?

  • Individuals looking to improve their overall health and well-being
  • People interested in learning about the benefits of a ketogenic diet
  • Those seeking to better understand the role of mitochondria and its impact on metabolism

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Diet Books: The Fast Metabolism Diet by Haylie Pomroy

What's The Fast Metabolism Diet about?

The Fast Metabolism Diet by Haylie Pomroy is a nutrition-focused book that aims to help readers boost their metabolism and lose weight. It provides a detailed plan for eating specific foods at certain times to stimulate the body's fat-burning capabilities. With meal plans, recipes, and scientific explanations, the book offers a holistic approach to achieving a healthier and more efficient metabolism.

Who should read The Fast Metabolism Diet?

  • Individuals who struggle with slow metabolism and weight loss
  • People looking for a sustainable and balanced approach to dieting
  • Those interested in understanding how food can be used to heal and nourish the body

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Diet Books: The Fast 800 by Michael Mosley

The Fast 800

Michael Mosley

What's The Fast 800 about?

The Fast 800 by Michael Mosley is a comprehensive guide to healthy living and weight loss. Based on the latest scientific research, it offers a practical and sustainable approach to intermittent fasting, calorie restriction, and high-intensity interval training. With meal plans, recipes, and exercise tips, this book aims to help readers achieve their health and fitness goals.

Who should read The Fast 800?

  • Individuals looking to lose weight and improve their overall health
  • People interested in the science and benefits of intermittent fasting
  • Those who want practical guidance and meal plans to help them succeed with a low-calorie diet

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Diet Books: Plenty by Yotam Ottolenghi

Plenty

Yotam Ottolenghi

What's Plenty about?

Plenty by Yotam Ottolenghi is a captivating vegetarian cookbook that celebrates the abundance of fresh ingredients and bold flavors. With stunning photography and innovative recipes, Ottolenghi inspires home cooks to explore the vibrant world of vegetable-based dishes. From hearty mains to inventive salads, this book will surely broaden your culinary horizons.

Who should read Plenty?

  • Food lovers who enjoy exploring bold and diverse flavors
  • Individuals looking to incorporate more vegetables into their diet in creative ways
  • Home cooks seeking inspiration for vibrant and visually appealing dishes

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Diet Books: The Eat-Clean Diet by Tosca Reno

The Eat-Clean Diet

Tosca Reno

What's The Eat-Clean Diet about?

The Eat-Clean Diet by Tosca Reno is a comprehensive guide to eating whole, unprocessed foods and adopting a healthy lifestyle. It provides practical tips, meal plans, and recipes to help readers achieve their weight loss and fitness goals while nourishing their bodies with nutritious foods.

Who should read The Eat-Clean Diet?

  • Individuals looking to improve their overall health and wellness
  • People who want to learn about healthy eating and lifestyle choices
  • Those who are interested in clean eating and its benefits

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Diet Books: The Primal Blueprint by Mark Sisson

What's The Primal Blueprint about?

The Primal Blueprint by Mark Sisson is a comprehensive guide to living a healthy, balanced lifestyle. Through an evolutionary lens, Sisson explains how to optimize your diet, exercise, and sleep patterns to achieve peak physical and mental performance. Whether you're looking to lose weight, improve your fitness, or simply lead a more natural existence, this book offers practical advice and scientific reasoning to help you succeed.

Who should read The Primal Blueprint?

  • Individuals seeking to improve their health and vitality
  • Those looking to lose weight and maintain a healthy body composition
  • People who want to understand the science behind the Paleo and primal lifestyle

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Diet Books: Veganomicon by Isa Chandra Moskowitz, Terry Hope Romero

Veganomicon

Isa Chandra Moskowitz, Terry Hope Romero

What's Veganomicon about?

Veganomicon by Isa Chandra Moskowitz and Terry Hope Romero offers a diverse collection of delicious and innovative vegan recipes. With a focus on fresh ingredients and bold flavors, this cookbook provides everything from main dishes and sides to desserts and drinks. Whether you're a seasoned vegan or just looking to incorporate more plant-based meals into your diet, this book will inspire you to get creative in the kitchen.

Who should read Veganomicon?

  • Folks looking to explore and enjoy a plant-based diet
  • Cooking enthusiasts eager to expand their recipe repertoire
  • Those seeking creative and satisfying vegan meals

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Diet Books: The Body Reset Diet by Harley Pasternak

The Body Reset Diet

Harley Pasternak

What's The Body Reset Diet about?

The Body Reset Diet by Harley Pasternak provides a 15-day weight loss plan that focuses on smoothies, healthy snacks, and moderate exercise to help reset your body and jumpstart your metabolism. With clear guidelines and delicious recipes, this book offers a practical and sustainable approach to achieving your health and fitness goals.

Who should read The Body Reset Diet?

  • Anyone looking to kickstart their weight loss journey
  • Individuals who want a structured and easy-to-follow diet plan
  • People who enjoy incorporating smoothies and healthy blended meals into their daily routine

What's Good Calories, Bad Calories about?

Good Calories, Bad Calories by Gary Taubes is a thought-provoking investigation into the misconceptions surrounding nutrition and weight loss. Taubes challenges traditional beliefs and argues that it's not simply about calorie intake, but rather the type of calories we consume that determines our health. He delves into scientific research to uncover the truth behind carbohydrates, fat, and their impact on our bodies.

Who should read Good Calories, Bad Calories?

  • Individuals looking to better understand the science behind nutrition and weight management
  • Those seeking evidence-based information to challenge conventional dietary wisdom
  • Readers who want to explore the potential health benefits of low-carbohydrate diets

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Diet Books: What to Eat by Marion Nestle

What to Eat

Marion Nestle

What's What to Eat about?

What to Eat (2006) by Marion Nestle offers an in-depth exploration of the American food industry and its impact on our health. By uncovering the influence of politics, economics, and marketing, Nestle sheds light on the complexities of food choices and provides practical advice for making informed decisions about what we eat.

Who should read What to Eat?

  • Fitness enthusiasts looking to optimize their nutrition
  • People who want to make informed choices about their diet
  • Those who are curious about the food industry and its impact on health

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Diet Books: The 80/10/10 Diet by Douglas N. Graham

The 80/10/10 Diet

Douglas N. Graham

What's The 80/10/10 Diet about?

The 80/10/10 Diet is a book that introduces a plant-based diet that emphasizes consuming 80% of calories from carbohydrates, 10% from protein, and 10% from fats. Dr. Douglas N. Graham explains the science behind this approach and provides practical tips and recipes to help readers adopt this balanced and nutritious way of eating. It offers insights into how this diet can improve athletic performance, promote weight loss, and enhance overall health.

Who should read The 80/10/10 Diet?

  • Individuals who are looking to adopt a low-fat, plant-based diet
  • Health-conscious individuals who want to achieve optimal nutrition and weight management
  • Athletes and active individuals who want to fuel their bodies with high-carbohydrate, low-fat foods

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Diet Books: French Women Don't Get Fat by Mireille Guiliano

French Women Don't Get Fat

Mireille Guiliano

What's French Women Don't Get Fat about?

French Women Don't Get Fat by Mireille Guiliano is a delightful book that explores the French approach to food, diet, and lifestyle. Through personal anecdotes and practical tips, Guiliano reveals the secrets behind how French women stay slim and healthy without depriving themselves of delicious meals. It offers a refreshing perspective on weight management and encourages a balanced and enjoyable relationship with food.

Who should read French Women Don't Get Fat?

  • Anyone interested in adopting a healthier lifestyle
  • People who want to learn about the French approach to food and eating
  • Readers looking for practical tips and strategies for maintaining a balanced diet

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Diet Books: Run Fast. Cook Fast. Eat Slow. by Shalane Flanagan, Elyse Kopecky

Run Fast. Cook Fast. Eat Slow.

Shalane Flanagan, Elyse Kopecky

What's Run Fast. Cook Fast. Eat Slow. about?

Run Fast. Cook Fast. Eat Slow. is a cookbook by Shalane Flanagan and Elyse Kopecky that provides recipes and meal plans designed for active individuals. Filled with delicious and nourishing dishes, the book emphasizes the importance of healthy eating for runners and athletes, offering a variety of options for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks. It also includes tips for fueling your body and enhancing performance through proper nutrition.

Who should read Run Fast. Cook Fast. Eat Slow.?

  • Runners looking to fuel their bodies with nutritious and delicious food
  • People who lead busy lifestyles and need quick and easy meal ideas
  • Cooking enthusiasts who want to explore healthy and balanced recipes

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Diet Books: The End of Overeating by David Kessler

The End of Overeating

David Kessler

What's The End of Overeating about?

The End of Overeating (2009) by David Kessler delves into the science and psychology behind overeating. Through research and personal stories, Kessler uncovers how the food industry designs and markets foods to be highly addictive, leading to unhealthy eating habits. He also offers practical strategies to break free from this cycle and regain control over our eating habits.

Who should read The End of Overeating?

  • Individuals struggling to overcome overeating and unhealthy eating habits
  • People who want to understand the science behind food cravings and addiction
  • Health professionals and nutritionists seeking insights into helping their clients improve their eating behaviors

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Diet Books: Skinny Bitch by Rory Freedman, Kim Barnouin

Skinny Bitch

Rory Freedman, Kim Barnouin

What's Skinny Bitch about?

Skinny Bitch is a no-nonsense guide to achieving a healthy body and mind through a plant-based diet. Authors Rory Freedman and Kim Barnouin debunk common myths about food and weight loss, while providing practical advice and delicious recipes. With a healthy dose of tough love, this book will inspire you to take control of your health and make positive changes in your life.

Who should read Skinny Bitch?

  • People who are interested in adopting a plant-based diet
  • Readers who want an honest and straightforward approach to health and nutrition
  • Individuals who are looking to lose weight and improve their overall well-being

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Diet Books: Diet for a Small Planet by Frances Moore Lappe, Marika Hahn

Diet for a Small Planet

Frances Moore Lappe, Marika Hahn

What's Diet for a Small Planet about?

Diet for a Small Planet (1971) by Frances Moore Lappé challenges the idea that meat is necessary for a balanced diet. Lappé argues that a plant-based diet not only meets our nutritional needs but also benefits the environment. With insightful analysis and delicious recipes, this book offers a compelling case for changing our eating habits.

Who should read Diet for a Small Planet?

  • Individuals who want to make environmentally-friendly food choices
  • People interested in understanding the impact of their diet on the planet
  • Those looking to explore plant-based eating and its potential health benefits

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Diet Books: The Engine 2 Diet by Rip Esselstyn

The Engine 2 Diet

Rip Esselstyn

What's The Engine 2 Diet about?

'The Engine 2 Diet' by Rip Esselstyn is a revolutionary plant-based diet plan designed to help you lose weight, lower cholesterol, and improve your overall health. With a focus on whole, nutrient-rich foods and a 28-day meal plan, this book provides practical tips and delicious recipes to help you transition to a healthier lifestyle.

Who should read The Engine 2 Diet?

  • Taking charge of your health and well-being
  • Learning about the benefits of a plant-based diet
  • Understanding the connection between food and disease prevention

What's Don't Lose Your Mind, Lose Your Weight about?

Don't Lose Your Mind, Lose Your Weight by Rujuta Diwekar is a practical and holistic guide to weight management. It challenges popular dieting myths and offers a refreshing approach to losing weight by focusing on nourishing your body with the right food and adopting a healthy lifestyle. With insightful tips and real-life success stories, this book empowers readers to take control of their weight and overall well-being.

Who should read Don't Lose Your Mind, Lose Your Weight?

  • Individuals who are struggling with weight management
  • People looking to make sustainable and healthy lifestyle changes
  • Those who want to understand the connection between food, body, and mind

What's The Eat-Clean Diet Recharged! about?

The Eat-Clean Diet Recharged! by Tosca Reno is a comprehensive guide to eating clean and living a healthy lifestyle. It provides practical tips, meal plans, and recipes to help readers eliminate processed foods, embrace whole foods, and achieve their fitness goals. This updated edition also includes new information on superfoods, supplements, and the importance of mindfulness in eating.

Who should read The Eat-Clean Diet Recharged!?

  • Individuals who want to improve their overall health and well-being
  • People looking to lose weight and maintain a healthy lifestyle
  • Those who are interested in learning about clean eating and its benefits

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