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Diets Books: Fast Food Nation by Eric Schlosser

Fast Food Nation

Eric Schlosser
The Dark Side of the All-American Meal
4.2 (32 ratings)

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

Diets 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
4.2 (52 ratings)

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

Diets 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 (161 ratings)

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

Diets Books: Gut by Giulia Enders


Giulia Enders
The Inside Story of Our Body’s Most Underrated Organ
4.3 (123 ratings)

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

Diets Books: In Defense of Food by Michael Pollan

In Defense of Food

Michael Pollan
An Eater’s Manifesto
4.6 (88 ratings)

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

Diets 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 (219 ratings)

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

Diets 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
4.4 (361 ratings)

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

Diets Books: Should We Eat Meat? by Vaclav Smil

Should We Eat Meat?

Vaclav Smil
Evolution and Consequences of Modern Carnivory
3.3 (247 ratings)

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

Diets 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 (162 ratings)

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

Diets Books: The Paleo Manifesto by John Durant

The Paleo Manifesto

John Durant
Ancient Wisdom for Lifelong Health
4.2 (33 ratings)

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

Diets 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 (168 ratings)

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

Diets 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 (30 ratings)

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

Diets Books: First Bite by Bee Wilson

First Bite

Bee Wilson
How We Learn to Eat
3.8 (31 ratings)

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

Diets Books: Always Hungry? by Dr. David Ludwig

Always Hungry?

Dr. David Ludwig
Conquer Cravings, Retrain Your Fat Cells And Lose Weight Permanently
3.9 (151 ratings)

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

Diets Books: Farmageddon by Philip Lymbery with Isabel Oakeshott


Philip Lymbery with Isabel Oakeshott
The True Cost of Cheap Meat
4.6 (18 ratings)

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

Diets 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 (71 ratings)

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

Diets 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 (122 ratings)

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

Diets Books: Deep Nutrition by Catherine Shanahan and Luke Shanahan

Deep Nutrition

Catherine Shanahan and Luke Shanahan
Why Your Genes Need Traditional Food
4.1 (122 ratings)

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

Diets Books: Salt by Mark Kurlansky


Mark Kurlansky
A World History
4.4 (89 ratings)

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

Diets Books: Whole by T. Colin Campbell


T. Colin Campbell
Rethinking the Science of Nutrition
3.8 (86 ratings)

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

Diets 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 (387 ratings)

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

Diets 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 (135 ratings)

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

Diets Books: The Case Against Sugar by Gary Taubes

The Case Against Sugar

Gary Taubes
4.6 (137 ratings)

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

Diets 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 (152 ratings)

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

Diets 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 (76 ratings)

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

Diets 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
3.3 (242 ratings)

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

Diets Books: The Diabetes Code by Jason Fung

The Diabetes Code

Jason Fung
Prevent and Reverse Type 2 Diabetes Naturally
4.7 (179 ratings)

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

Diets Books: Genius Foods by Max Lugavere

Genius Foods

Max Lugavere
Become Smarter, Happier, and More Productive While Protecting Your Brain for Life
4.6 (436 ratings)

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

Diets 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 (125 ratings)

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

Diets 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 (325 ratings)

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

Diets Books: The Obesity Code by Jason Fung

The Obesity Code

Jason Fung
Unlocking the Secrets of Weight Loss
4.6 (380 ratings)

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

Diets 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 (322 ratings)

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

Diets Books: We Are the Weather by Jonathan Safran Foer

We Are the Weather

Jonathan Safran Foer
Saving the Planet Begins at Breakfast
4.3 (234 ratings)

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

Diets 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 (66 ratings)

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

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

How Bad Are Bananas?

Mike Berners-Lee
The Carbon Footprint of Everything
4.2 (268 ratings)

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

Diets Books: The Body by Bill Bryson

The Body

Bill Bryson
A Guide for Occupants
4.5 (369 ratings)

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

Diets 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 (129 ratings)

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

Diets Books: How Not to Diet by Michael Greger

How Not to Diet

Michael Greger
The Groundbreaking Science of Healthy, Permanent Weight Loss
4.6 (533 ratings)

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

Diets 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 (135 ratings)

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

Diets Books: In the FLO by Alisa Vitti

In the FLO

Alisa Vitti
Unlock Your Hormonal Advantage and Revolutionize Your Life
4.4 (59 ratings)

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

Diets 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 (74 ratings)

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

Diets 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 (307 ratings)

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

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

Food and Nutrition

P.K. Newby
What Everyone Needs to Know
4.0 (265 ratings)

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

Diets Books: The Energy Plan by James Collins

The Energy Plan

James Collins
Eat Smart, Feel Strong, Perform at Your Peak
4.4 (201 ratings)

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

Diets 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 (106 ratings)

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

Diets 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 (136 ratings)

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

Diets Books: Wean in 15 by Joe Wicks

Wean in 15

Joe Wicks
Up-to-date Advice and 100 Quick Recipes
4.5 (13 ratings)

What's Wean in 15 about?

Wean in 15 (2020) is a practical guide to helping your baby become a healthy, enthusiastic eater. Based on up-to-date guidelines and data from the UK’s National Health Service, the World Health Organization, and various researchers and dietitians, it offers a step-by-step plan – including recipes – for how to wean your baby. At the same time, it acknowledges that there is no one-size-fits-all method, and it encourages you to adapt the plan to your individual parenting style and your baby’s specific needs.

Who should read Wean in 15?

  • New parents wondering how to wean their baby
  • Prospective parents thinking ahead
  • Anyone with a hungry baby in their life

Diets Books: Head Strong by Dave Asprey

Head Strong

Dave Asprey
The Bulletproof Plan to Boost Brainpower, Increase Focus, and Maximize Performance – in Just Two Weeks
4.3 (151 ratings)

What's Head Strong about?

What’s it about?

Head Strong (2017) is a cutting-edge guide to strengthening and fine-tuning your cognitive powers. From what toxic foods to avoid to the importance of healthy lighting, it leaves no stone unturned in its advice on reaching optimal mental performance.

Who should read Head Strong?

Who’s it for?

  • High-flying businesspeople looking for an edge in the boardroom
  • Health nuts interested in optimizing their brainpower
  • Anyone who struggles with brain fog, procrastination, and lethargy

Diets Books: Eat to Beat Depression and Anxiety by Drew Ramsey

Eat to Beat Depression and Anxiety

Drew Ramsey
Nourish Your Way to Better Mental Health in Six Weeks
4.3 (416 ratings)

What's Eat to Beat Depression and Anxiety about?

Eat to Beat Depression and Anxiety (2021) is a groundbreaking look at how nutrition can influence mental health. Based on the latest scientific information, it gives the lowdown on the mind-gut connection, inflammation, and keeping your microbiome healthy. 

Who should read Eat to Beat Depression and Anxiety?

  • Those seeking a brain-boosting eating strategy
  • People craving a healthier relationship with food
  • Anyone suffering from depression or anxiety

Diets Books: Fast This Way by Dave Asprey

Fast This Way

Dave Asprey
Burn Fat, Heal Inflammation, and Eat Like the High-Performing Human You Were Meant to Be
4.5 (434 ratings)

What's Fast This Way about?

Fast This Way (2021) is not just another book touting the benefits of fasting. Instead, it uses the most up-to-date science and the author’s years of experience to outline exactly how to sustainably fast for a long and healthy life.

Who should read Fast This Way?

  • People struggling with diet-related health problems
  • Aspiring biohackers
  • Anyone looking to up their self-discipline game

Diets Books: The Diet Compass by Bas Kast

The Diet Compass

Bas Kast
The 12-step Guide to Science-based Nutrition for a Healthier and Longer Life
4.7 (195 ratings)

What's The Diet Compass about?

The Diet Compass (2018) boils down the latest research on health, aging, and nutrition into one scientifically-backed program that anyone can apply to their own diet. When the author, Bas Kast, collapsed while jogging at the young age of 40, he decided to radically change his diet and live a healthier lifestyle. The book is a result of years pursuing the question: What really is healthy?

Who should read The Diet Compass?

  • Vegetarians, vegans, and omnivores alike
  • Health-news skeptics
  • Anyone seeking a healthier lifestyle based on the latest peer-reviewed research

Diets Books: Eat Better, Feel Better by Giada De Laurentiis

Eat Better, Feel Better

Giada De Laurentiis
My Recipes for Wellness and Healing, Inside and Out
3.9 (53 ratings)

What's Eat Better, Feel Better about?

Eat Better, Feel Better (2021) is a guide to cultivating a balanced diet. Based on Giada De Laurentiis’s personal journey to transforming her health, it reveals how you can change your diet to control inflammation and improve your well-being.

Who should read Eat Better, Feel Better?

  • Health-conscious foodies
  • Anyone suffering from burnout, digestive problems, or fatigue
  • Fans of Giada De Laurentiis

Diets Books: I'm So Effing Tired by Amy Shah

I'm So Effing Tired

Amy Shah
A Proven Plan to Beat Burnout, Boost Your Energy and Reclaim Your Life
3.9 (169 ratings)

What's I'm So Effing Tired about?

I’m So Effing Tired (2021) shows how you can overcome chronic exhaustion by tapping into the interconnected relationship between your gut, your immune system, and your hormones – also known as “the energy trifecta.” It demonstrates how you can boost energy levels by making changes to your lifestyle, your diet, and how you manage stress. 

Who should read I'm So Effing Tired?

  • Women seeking to beat chronic fatigue
  • Anyone who wants to boost energy levels
  • People struggling to overcome burnout

Diets Books: The Energy Paradox by Steven R. Gundry

The Energy Paradox

Steven R. Gundry
What to Do When Your Get-Up-and-Go Has Got Up and Gone
4.2 (128 ratings)

What's The Energy Paradox about?

The Energy Paradox (2021) delves into the hidden causes of fatigue. It explores new theories on healthy living, and outlines the foods, medicines, and everyday products that have a big impact on your energy levels. 

Who should read The Energy Paradox?

  • Dieters looking for inspiration
  • Fans of alternative medicine
  • Anyone who wants more energy

Diets Books: Fast Burn! by Ian K. Smith

Fast Burn!

Ian K. Smith
The Power of Negative Energy Balance
3.9 (159 ratings)

What's Fast Burn! about?

Fast Burn (2021) is a dieting guide that aims for actual results. This handbook lays out a revolutionary approach to intermittent fasting that puts your body in gear to lose weight fast.

Who should read Fast Burn!?

  • Fitness enthusiasts aiming to train their bodies
  • Despondent dieters ready for actual results
  • Anyone curious about intermittent fasting

Diets Books: The Pegan Diet by Mark Hyman

The Pegan Diet

Mark Hyman
Combine Paleo and Vegan to Stay Fit, Happy and Healthy for Life
4.5 (202 ratings)

What's The Pegan Diet about?

The Pegan Diet (2021) is a simple, science-driven approach to nutrition that blends the best of two popular diets – veganism and paleo. The result? a way of eating that foregrounds vegetables, avoids refined carbohydrates, and makes judicious use of fats and ethically sourced animal products. The benefits of this diet speak for themselves: lower cholesterol, better gut health, more energy, and greater happiness. 

Who should read The Pegan Diet?

  • Dieters looking for a sustainable approach to weight management
  • Would-be healthy eaters who don’t want to go fully meat-free
  • Fast-food addicts who want a fresher, better diet

Diets Books: Biohack Your Brain by Kristen Willeumier

Biohack Your Brain

Kristen Willeumier
How to Boost Cognitive Health, Performance and Power
4.6 (1,043 ratings)

What's Biohack Your Brain about?

Biohack Your Brain (2020) is a guide to caring for your most essential organ – the brain. Drawing on the latest neuroscientific research, it’s packed with actionable advice on everything from optimizing your diet for brain health to stimulating your gray cells and beating stress. Along the way, it sheds light on how you can start protecting yourself against cognitive diseases like Alzheimer’s.

Who should read Biohack Your Brain?

  • Thinkers and tinkerers
  • The stressed and anxious 
  • Self-improvers

Diets Books: Feel Great, Lose Weight by Rangan Chatterjee

Feel Great, Lose Weight

Rangan Chatterjee
Long term, simple habits for lasting and sustainable weight loss
4.6 (370 ratings)

What's Feel Great, Lose Weight about?

Feel Great Lose Weight (2020) isn’t just another diet book of quick fixes and fads. Drawing on Dr. Rangan Chatterjee’s expertise, it gives you the tools to be the mechanic of your own health, showing you how to fine-tune your eating habits and lifestyle to lose weight sustainably and feel great for the long term.

Who should read Feel Great, Lose Weight?

  • Fad-diet skeptics
  • Anyone who wants to understand the science of weight loss
  • People seeking a judgment-free, sustainable approach to improving health

Diets Books: Drop Acid by David Perlmutter

Drop Acid

David Perlmutter
The Surprising New Science of Uric Acid--The Key to Losing Weight, Controlling Blood Sugar, and Achieving Extraordinary Health
4.2 (290 ratings)

What's Drop Acid about?

Drop Acid (2022) is an in-depth exploration of uric acid, a substance increasingly linked to many modern health issues, from obesity and diabetes to hypertension and stroke. Uric acid has long been seen as a precursor to gout and kidney stones, but new research suggests that high levels of uric acid can contribute to many other health issues over the long term. With reference to scientific studies and a three-week “LUV” (Lower Uric Values) diet plan complete with recipes, this Blink will prepare you to optimize your health by reducing foods and behaviors that play a part in raising uric-acid levels.

Who should read Drop Acid?

  • People living with diabetes, hypertension, cardiovascular disease, or gout
  • Health enthusiasts looking to optimize their diet
  • Doctors eager to add more nutritional expertise to their repertoire

Diets Books: Hooked by Michael Moss


Michael Moss
Food, Free Will, and How the Food Giants Exploit Our Addictions
4.2 (289 ratings)

What's Hooked about?

Hooked (2021) explores our complex relationship with processed food. It explains why certain foods leave us wanting more, and reveals how our brain chemistry and our evolutionary biology are exploited by the fast-food industry.

Who should read Hooked?

  • Parents wanting to give their children a healthy start
  • Anyone struggling to lose weight
  • Psychology buffs looking for fresh insights

Diets Books: The Plant-Based Athlete by Matt Frazier and Robert Cheeke

The Plant-Based Athlete

Matt Frazier and Robert Cheeke
A Game-Changing Approach to Peak Performance
4.5 (286 ratings)

What's The Plant-Based Athlete about?

The Plant-Based Athlete (2021) debunks the myth that our bodies need meat, eggs, and dairy to achieve peak athletic success. Drawing on extensive research and interviews with professional athletes, it shows that a plant-based diet actually results in better performance, recovery time, and overall health.

Who should read The Plant-Based Athlete?

  • Athletes looking to increase energy levels, speed, and recovery times
  • People who want to improve their digestion or lose weight
  • Anyone seeking long-term health for themselves and the planet

Diets Books: Intuitive Eating by Evelyn Tribole and Elyse Resch

Intuitive Eating

Evelyn Tribole and Elyse Resch
A Revolutionary Anti-Diet Approach
4.3 (301 ratings)

What's Intuitive Eating about?

Intuitive Eating (2012) has two aims: to expose the broken promises of the diet industry and to lay the foundations for a saner approach to healthy eating. It argues that we shouldn’t blindly accept the often screwy constraints of faddish diets – instead, we’d be much better off listening to our own bodies. Unlike our minds, which are far too receptive to irrational ideas about food, our bodies intuitively know what’s best for us. 

Who should read Intuitive Eating?

  • Would-be slimmers tired of always feeling hungry
  • Gastronomes seeking a healthier relationship with what they eat
  • Nutritionists and doctors interested in alternatives to traditional diets

Diets Books: Brain Food by Lisa Mosconi

Brain Food

Lisa Mosconi
How to Eat Smart and Sharpen Your Mind
4.6 (631 ratings)

What's Brain Food about?

Brain Food (2018) highlights the role nutrition plays in your brain’s health. It explores the incredible brain-gut connection and reveals exactly what to eat and drink to maximize your cognitive power and prevent stress, dementia, and memory loss.

Who should read Brain Food?

  • People who want to transform sluggish minds into sharpshooters
  • Health nuts seeking simple hacks to achieve long-term well-being
  • Those who feel their brains could use a little TLC

Diets Books: Clean(ish) by Gin Stephens


Gin Stephens
Eat (Mostly) Clean, Live (Mainly) Clean, and Unlock Your Body's Natural Ability to Self-Clean
4.4 (340 ratings)

What's Clean(ish) about?

Clean(ish) (2022) is a guide to living a life that’s free from the pesticides and other toxins in our food and environment. Through anecdotes, tips, and exercises, it gently and compassionately lays out a road map to a cleaner lifestyle.

Who should read Clean(ish)?

  • Health-conscious individuals interested in living a cleaner lifestyle
  • People looking to get stronger or lose weight
  • Anyone who wants to reduce toxicity in their life

Diets Books: Hashimoto's Thyroiditis by Izabella Wentz

Hashimoto's Thyroiditis

Izabella Wentz
Lifestyle Interventions for Finding and Treating the Root Cause
4.4 (40 ratings)

What's Hashimoto's Thyroiditis about?

Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis (2013) is a guide to healing the body through lifestyle interventions. Wentz offers practical suggestions for people with Hashimoto’s, including recommendations for tests and dietary changes, so they can get on the right track toward feeling better.

Who should read Hashimoto's Thyroiditis?

  • Hashimoto’s patients looking for new treatments
  • People whose loved ones have been diagnosed with Hashimoto’s
  • Anyone interested in diet and gut health

Diets Books: Why We Eat (Too Much) by Andrew Jenkinson

Why We Eat (Too Much)

Andrew Jenkinson
The New Science of Appetite
4.1 (181 ratings)

What's Why We Eat (Too Much) about?

Why We Eat (Too Much) (2021) illuminates the new science of metabolism. An exploration of how our bodies process the calories we eat into the fuel that keeps our cells running, it demolishes old myths about the value of dieting. When we really understand appetite, it argues, we can finally begin eating healthfully rather than attempting to starve our bodies into submission. 

Who should read Why We Eat (Too Much)?

  • Frustrated dieters 
  • Science lovers 
  • Sugar addicts

Diets Books: The Shift by Gary Foster

The Shift

Gary Foster
7 Powerful Mindset Changes for Lasting Weight Loss
4.3 (313 ratings)

What's The Shift about?

The Shift (2021) breaks down how to achieve weight loss by shifting your mindset. By changing the way you think about yourself and your body, you can set into motion incredible changes that can alter not just your body, but also your sense of self, happiness, and self-worth.

Who should read The Shift?

  • Weight-loss seekers
  • People who want to improve their self-esteem
  • Supporters of a loved one who wants to lose weight

Diets Books: It Starts with the Egg by Rebecca Fett

It Starts with the Egg

Rebecca Fett
How the Science of Egg Quality Can Help You Get Pregnant Naturally, Prevent Miscarriage, and Improve Your Odds in IVF
4.5 (35 ratings)

What's It Starts with the Egg about?

It Starts with the Egg (2014) demystifies the science behind egg quality and how it impacts outcomes for fertility and pregnancy. In bringing together a range of reputable studies, it offers evidence-based advice on how to make simple lifestyle changes that will improve egg quality and optimize fertility.

Who should read It Starts with the Egg?

  • Prospective parents thinking about trying for a baby
  • Couples who’ve been trying for months without a positive pregnancy test
  • Anyone facing fertility challenges

Diets Books: Eat It! by Jordan Syatt and Michael Vacanti

Eat It!

Jordan Syatt and Michael Vacanti
The Most Sustainable Diet and Workout Ever Made: Burn Fat, Get Strong, and Enjoy Your Favorite Foods Guilt Free
4.5 (557 ratings)

What's Eat It! about?

Eat It! (2022) offers a sensible, fact-based and reassuring weight-loss program for those of us who are tired of chasing the latest diet trends. You’ll find sound advice and a guilt-free approach to shedding pounds and eating sensibly.

Who should read Eat It!?

  • Anyone trying to lose weight
  • People who’d like a healthier relationship with food
  • Health-conscious individuals

Diets Books: Juicing for Beginners by Rockridge Press

Juicing for Beginners

Rockridge Press
The Essential Guide to Juicing Recipes and Juicing for Weight Loss
3.6 (7 ratings)

What's Juicing for Beginners about?

Juicing for Beginners (2013) is a comprehensive guidebook that tells you everything you need to know to get started on juicing. It covers the basics of juicing, from its health benefits and machine types, to different beginner-friendly recipes to try. 

Who should read Juicing for Beginners?

  • Those new to juicing
  • People seeking to lose weight
  • Anyone looking to live a healthier lifestyle

Diets Books: The Galveston Diet by Mary Claire Haver, MD

The Galveston Diet

Mary Claire Haver, MD
The Doctor-Developed, Patient-Proven Plan to Burn Fat and Tame Your Hormonal Symptoms
4.3 (170 ratings)

What's The Galveston Diet about?

The Galveston Diet (2023) is a science-backed diet program for women experiencing perimenopause or menopause symptoms. With a focus on science-backed approaches, this diet program includes a special meal plan designed for six weeks and a variety of healthy, delicious recipes. It is designed to help women in midlife improve their overall health and wellness while managing the challenges that come with this stage of life.

Who should read The Galveston Diet?

  • Women in their mid-30s and up
  • People who want to shed some pounds
  • Fitness enthusiasts looking to maintain their weight

Diets Books: Outlive by Peter Attia, with Bill Gifford


Peter Attia, with Bill Gifford
The Science and Art of Longevity
4.3 (704 ratings)

What's Outlive about?

Outlive (2023) is a comprehensive guide to living a longer, healthier, and more fulfilling life. Drawing on cutting-edge science and practical advice, it empowers you to optimize your exercise, nutrition, sleep, and emotional health for maximum longevity.

Who should read Outlive?

  • Individuals seeking a healthier, longer life
  • Fitness enthusiasts wanting well-rounded advice
  • Anyone interested in optimizing mental well-being

Diets Books: The Mind-Gut Connection by Emeran Mayer

The Mind-Gut Connection

Emeran Mayer
How the Hidden Conversation Within Our Bodies Impacts Our Mood, Our Choices, and Our Overall Health
4.5 (549 ratings)

What's The Mind-Gut Connection about?

The Mind-Gut Connection (2016) explores the complex relationship between the gut and brain, highlighting the crucial role this connection plays in both physical and mental health. The book delves into key insights, such as the brain-gut axis, the impact of stress on gut health, and the connection between food and mental well-being, emphasizing the need for holistic care to improve overall health.

Who should read The Mind-Gut Connection?

  • Anyone interested in dietary lifestyles
  • People struggling with emotional and mental health issues
  • Those curious about how the body works

Diets Books: Eat to Beat Your Diet by William W. Li

Eat to Beat Your Diet

William W. Li
Burn Fat, Heal Your Metabolism, and Live Longer
4.1 (62 ratings)

What's Eat to Beat Your Diet about?

Eat to Beat Your Diet (2023) is a science-backed guide to healthy weight loss and disease-free living. It reveals surprising links between fat, metabolism, and certain nutrients, showing that eating more of the most beneficial foods is actually the path to increased health and happiness.

Who should read Eat to Beat Your Diet?

  • Those who want to lose weight
  • People looking to stave off chronic disease naturally 
  • Health-conscious foodies

Diets Books: Fast Like a Girl by Mindy Pelz

Fast Like a Girl

Mindy Pelz
A Woman's Guide to Using the Healing Power of Fasting to Burn Fat, Boost Energy, and Balance Hormones
4.5 (125 ratings)

What's Fast Like a Girl about?

Fast Like a Girl (2022) empowers women to craft a fasting lifestyle based on their own personal hormone cycle. Learn how to harness your natural power by making fasting work with your body rather than against it.

Who should read Fast Like a Girl?

  • Women looking to get in touch with their hormones and cycle
  • Anyone who wants to harness their body’s natural power
  • People searching for a healthier way of eating

Diets Books: Built to Move by Kelly Starrett & Juliet Starrett

Built to Move

Kelly Starrett & Juliet Starrett
The Ten Essential Habits to Help You Move Freely and Live Fully
4.6 (304 ratings)

What's Built to Move about?

Built to Move (2023) is your ultimate guide to building a better, healthier, more functional body. The concept is simple – it provides a handful of simple tests to assess your movement, and a handful of easy-to-follow routines to improve it. Utilizing the latest insights of mobility, sleep, and nutrition science, you’ll learn to keep your body and mind as fit as possible with minimal effort – no matter if you’re a couch potato or a world class athlete. 

Who should read Built to Move?

  • Couch potatoes looking for a minimal movement practice to stay healthy
  • Professional athletes looking to keep their body as fit as possible 
  • Anyone who wants to move better and without pain 

Diets Books: Fiber Fueled by Will Bulsiewicz

Fiber Fueled

Will Bulsiewicz
The Plant-Based Gut Health Program for Losing Weight, Restoring Your Health, and Optimizing Your Microbiome
4.7 (288 ratings)

What's Fiber Fueled about?

Fiber Fueled (2020) introduces you to your gut microbiome and its importance for your health. It explains how you can keep your microbiome healthy by eating a wide variety of plants.

Who should read Fiber Fueled?

  • Junk-food junkies looking for a way out
  • Weight-conscious folks searching for something that really works
  • Gut microbes that need to train their human to eat healthily

Diets Books: The 40-Day Sugar Fast by Wendy Speake

The 40-Day Sugar Fast

Wendy Speake
Where Physical Detox Meets Spiritual Transformation
2.3 (375 ratings)

What's The 40-Day Sugar Fast about?

The 40-Day Sugar Fast (2019) is a spiritual journey to having a healthier relationship with food. With Biblical stories, personal anecdotes, and mini-sermons, it shows how putting a distance between yourself and sugar can lead you closer to God.

Who should read The 40-Day Sugar Fast?

  • People looking to eat healthier and feel better
  • Those who follow a Bible-centered lifestyle
  • Individuals searching for a spiritual focus

Diets Books: Gut Feelings by Dr. Will Cole

Gut Feelings

Dr. Will Cole
Healing the Shame-Fueled Relationship Between What You Eat and How You Feel
4.5 (67 ratings)

What's Gut Feelings about?

Gut Feelings (2023) illuminates the vital connections among emotions, the gut microbiome, and health. Taking a holistic approach to body, mind, and mood, the author offers a three-week plan to address the underlying causes of chronic illness, including stress, shame, suboptimal nutrition, and sleep.

Who should read Gut Feelings?

  • Self-help fans looking for mind-body approaches
  • Those looking for more clarity on their relationship with food
  • Wellness gurus looking for the latest on reducing inflammation and enjoying better health

Diets Books: Meals She Eats by Tom and Rachael Sullivan

Meals She Eats

Tom and Rachael Sullivan
Empowering Advice, Relatable Stories, and 25+ Recipes to Take Control of Your PCOS
4.0 (7 ratings)

What's Meals She Eats about?

Meals She Eats (2023) combines practical advice on PCOS with easy-to-follow recipes to manage the disorder’s symptoms. Drawn from the authors’ own experiences, it shares lifestyle changes and strategies that have proven effective for them. 

Who should read Meals She Eats?

  • Women with PCOS
  • Women suffering from period-related issues 
  • Anyone who wants to eat healthier

Diets Books: The 12-week Fitness Project by Rujuta Diwekar

The 12-week Fitness Project

Rujuta Diwekar
4.1 (266 ratings)

What's The 12-week Fitness Project about?

The 12-week Fitness Project (2021) offers an alternative to restrictive diets that addresses health beyond the scale, creating sustainable change that draws on time-tested wisdom to improve overall well-being.

Who should read The 12-week Fitness Project?

  • Frustrated dieters wondering why restriction seems to work against them
  • Wellness seekers looking for better sleep, more energy and better digestion
  • Those looking to incorporate more variety in their diets while creating sustainable lifestyle change

Diets Books: Ultra-Processed People by Chris van Tulleken

Ultra-Processed People

Chris van Tulleken
The Science Behind the Food That Isn't Food
2.9 (97 ratings)

What's Ultra-Processed People about?

Ultra-Processed People (2023) exposes the alarming dominance of ultra-processed foods in today’s diets. It uncovers the hidden consequences of these foods on our health, environment, and societal norms, and explores solutions to transform our current food culture.

Who should read Ultra-Processed People?

  • Health enthusiasts 
  • Parents seeking to provide the best nutritional choices for their children
  • Doctors and nutritionists

Diets Books: Allen Carr's Easy Way to Quit Emotional Eating by Allen Carr

Allen Carr's Easy Way to Quit Emotional Eating

Allen Carr
Set Yourself Free from Binge-Eating and Comfort-Eating
4.2 (194 ratings)

What's Allen Carr's Easy Way to Quit Emotional Eating about?

Allen Carr's Easy Way to Quit Emotional Eating (2019) guides compulsive eaters past the mental traps that lead to overindulgence. It applies the "Easyway" method which has already helped millions quit smoking and expands on it to uncover the psychological roots of our unhealthy impulses, freeing us to rediscover balanced eating habits.

Who should read Allen Carr's Easy Way to Quit Emotional Eating?

  • Emotional eaters looking to quit
  • Individuals skeptical about willpower-based methods
  • Anyone looking to adopt healthier eating habits

Diets Books: Eat More, Live Well by Megan Rossi

Eat More, Live Well

Megan Rossi
Enjoy Your Favourite Food and Boost Your Gut Health with The Diversity Diet
4.4 (208 ratings)

What's Eat More, Live Well about?

Eat More, Live Well (2021) offers a fresh take on the diet and health connection, building on the importance of a diverse and thriving gut microbiome for health, well-being, and longevity.

Who should read Eat More, Live Well?

  • Frustrated calorie counters looking for a tastier way to health
  • Scientific minds curious about the relationship between gut microbes and well-being
  • Anyone looking for a more sustainable way to lose weight, increase energy, and live with more abundant health

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