The best 39 Weight Loss books

Weight loss is a common health goal for many, but with so much conflicting information out there, navigating the journey can be overwhelming. Dive into our carefully selected book list on weight loss to gain clarity, evidence-based insights, and practical strategies to achieve your wellness objectives.

Explore our collection for expert advice, science-backed tips, and motivation to kickstart your weight loss journey today. Ready to take charge of your health and make sustainable changes starting now?

The best 39 Weight Loss books
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Weight Loss Books: Why We Get Fat by Gary Taubes

Why We Get Fat

Gary Taubes
And What to Do About It
4.3 (104 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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Weight Loss 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 (177 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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Weight Loss Books: In Defense of Food by Michael Pollan

In Defense of Food

Michael Pollan
An Eater’s Manifesto
4.5 (105 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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Weight Loss 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 (238 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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Weight Loss 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 (432 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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Weight Loss Books: The Paleo Manifesto by John Durant

The Paleo Manifesto

John Durant
Ancient Wisdom for Lifelong Health
4.3 (42 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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Weight Loss Books: Always Hungry? by Dr. David Ludwig

Always Hungry?

Dr. David Ludwig
Conquer Cravings, Retrain Your Fat Cells And Lose Weight Permanently
3.8 (171 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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Weight Loss 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 (76 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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Weight Loss Books: Why Diets Make Us Fat by Sandra Aamodt

Why Diets Make Us Fat

Sandra Aamodt
The Unintended Consequences of Our Obsession With Weight Loss
4.3 (126 ratings)
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What's Why Diets Make Us Fat about?

Why Diets Make Us Fat (2016) demolishes many popular myths about diets and the relationship between weight and health. These blinks explore the science behind claims that dieting just doesn’t work and offer alternatives for people seeking to shed a few pounds and live more healthily.

Who should read Why Diets Make Us Fat?

  • Anyone struggling to lose weight
  • People interested in the science behind eating healthily
  • Individuals wanting to develop better eating habits

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Weight Loss 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 (162 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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Weight Loss 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 (88 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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Weight Loss Books: Genius Foods by Max Lugavere

Genius Foods

Max Lugavere
Become Smarter, Happier, and More Productive While Protecting Your Brain for Life
4.6 (475 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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Weight Loss 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
4.2 (143 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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Weight Loss Books: The Obesity Code by Jason Fung

The Obesity Code

Jason Fung
Unlocking the Secrets of Weight Loss
4.6 (430 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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Weight Loss 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 (403 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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Weight Loss Books: How Not to Diet by Michael Greger

How Not to Diet

Michael Greger
The Groundbreaking Science of Healthy, Permanent Weight Loss
4.6 (558 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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Weight Loss Books: Happy Fat by Sofie Hagen

Happy Fat

Sofie Hagen
Taking Up Space in a World That Wants to Shrink You
4.1 (45 ratings)
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What's Happy Fat about?

In Happy Fat (2019) Sofie Hagen reveals how painful it is to grow up fat in a society filled with prejudice and discrimination. She dispels entrenched myths about fatness, arguing that the correlation between being fat and being unhealthy has been misrepresented and that fatphobia – rather than fatness – is the dangerous social epidemic that we as a society need to challenge.  

Who should read Happy Fat?

  • Comedy lovers who want to learn more about the life of a funny, fresh voice
  • Fat activists looking for resources on how to deal with fatphobia
  • People curious about the commercial interests that fuel the weight-loss industry

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Weight Loss Books: Keto Answers by Anthony Gustin, Chris Irvin

Keto Answers

Anthony Gustin, Chris Irvin
Simplifying Everything You Need to Know about the World's Most Confusing Diet
4.4 (110 ratings)
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What's Keto Answers about?

Keto Answers (2019), by Anthony Gustin and Chris Irvin, clears up all your questions about the ketogenic diet. As ketogenic eating has grown in popularity, so-called “expert advice” and misinformation about the keto diet has grown, too. Keto Answers cuts through the confusion, explaining the science behind keto and laying out the strategies you need to implement your own ketogenic eating plan successfully.

Who should read Keto Answers?

  • Mindful eaters interested in keto who don’t quite know where to start
  • Those who have tried keto and didn’t see the results they expected
  • Health-conscious people who want to boost their energy, trim their waistlines, and sharpen their minds

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Weight Loss Books: The Metabolism Reset Diet by Alan Christianson

The Metabolism Reset Diet

Alan Christianson
Repair your liver, stop storing fat, and lose weight naturally
4.5 (692 ratings)
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What's The Metabolism Reset Diet about?

The Metabolism Reset Diet (2019) is the new, four-week cleanse diet designed to heal damage to your liver, stimulate your metabolism, and promote rapid weight-loss. These blinks explain the science behind the program by taking a deep dive into the mysterious life of your liver. They show why your liver is so important for your health, how it can become overloaded with fat, and the simple steps you can take to clean and restore your liver to optimal health.

Who should read The Metabolism Reset Diet?

  • Dieters who want to escape the endless cycle of dieting
  • Middle-aged people who want to reverse the trend of weight gain and low energy
  • Anyone who wants to lose weight and improve their health

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Weight Loss Books: Body by Science by Doug McGuff, John Little

Body by Science

Doug McGuff, John Little
A Research Based Program for Strength Training, Body Building, and Complete Fitness in 12 Minutes a Week
4.5 (449 ratings)
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What's Body by Science about?

Body by Science (2009) is a comprehensive guide to building muscle. This handbook is driven by data, and it offers a scientifically proven approach to sculpting a fitter, firmer body. All you’ll need is a few minutes a week.

Who should read Body by Science?

  • Fitness buffs looking to optimize their routine
  • Couch potatoes eager to amp up their physical activity
  • Anyone curious about the science of building up muscle

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Weight Loss Books: Fast. Feast. Repeat. by Gin Stephens

Fast. Feast. Repeat.

Gin Stephens
The Comprehensive Guide to Delay, Don't Deny® Intermittent Fasting
4.5 (438 ratings)
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What's Fast. Feast. Repeat. about?

Fast. Feast. Repeat. (2020) takes readers on a whistle-stop tour of the theory and practice of intermittent fasting. Drawing on cutting-edge research and immersion in the culture of the fasting community, Fast. Feast. Repeat. lays out the whys and hows of fasting in gripping detail.

Who should read Fast. Feast. Repeat.?

  • Serial dieters trying to lose weight for good
  • Amateur nutritionists interested in human health
  • Skeptics who think fasting is just another fad

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Weight Loss 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 (513 ratings)
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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

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Weight Loss Books: Burn by Herman Pontzer

Burn

Herman Pontzer
The Misunderstood Science of Metabolism
4.2 (125 ratings)
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What's Burn about?

Burn (2021) shines a light on the science behind metabolism – the way our bodies burn energy. Packed with memorable insights and facts, it draws on the latest metabolic research and delves into the evolutionary history of the human body. 

Who should read Burn?

  • Gym members wondering why they aren’t shifting more weight
  • Would-be dieters unsure of which nutritional plan to follow
  • Natural history buffs

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Weight Loss Books: Fast Burn! by Ian K. Smith

Fast Burn!

Ian K. Smith
The Power of Negative Energy Balance
3.9 (173 ratings)
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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

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Weight Loss 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 (397 ratings)
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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

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Weight Loss Books: Clean(ish) by Gin Stephens

Clean(ish)

Gin Stephens
Eat (Mostly) Clean, Live (Mainly) Clean, and Unlock Your Body's Natural Ability to Self-Clean
4.4 (352 ratings)
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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

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Weight Loss Books: The Shift by Gary Foster

The Shift

Gary Foster
7 Powerful Mindset Changes for Lasting Weight Loss
4.3 (327 ratings)
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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

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Weight Loss 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 (590 ratings)
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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

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Weight Loss Books: “You Just Need to Lose Weight” by Aubrey Gordon

“You Just Need to Lose Weight”

Aubrey Gordon
And 19 Other Myths About Fat People
2.7 (35 ratings)
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What's “You Just Need to Lose Weight” about?

“You Just Need to Lose Weight” (2023) takes a deep dive into some of society’s most harmful myths about fat people. By revealing the facts behind these common misconceptions, Aubrey Gordon gives readers the tools to analyze their own internal biases, combat anti-fat discrimination, and support the goal of social acceptance for people of all sizes.

Who should read “You Just Need to Lose Weight”?

  • Anyone who wants to learn about the myths surrounding fatness
  • People interested in confronting anti-fat bias and discrimination
  • Supporters of fat activism

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Weight Loss Books: Juicing for Beginners by Rockridge Press

Juicing for Beginners

Rockridge Press
The Essential Guide to Juicing Recipes and Juicing for Weight Loss
3.8 (8 ratings)
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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

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Weight Loss 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 (178 ratings)
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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

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Weight Loss 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
4.2 (76 ratings)
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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

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Weight Loss 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 (182 ratings)
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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

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Weight Loss 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
4.6 (326 ratings)
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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

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Weight Loss Books: The Circadian Code by Satchin Panda

The Circadian Code

Satchin Panda
Lose Weight, Supercharge Your Energy, and Sleep Well Every Night
4.5 (153 ratings)
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What's The Circadian Code about?

The Circadian Code (2018) presents a fascinating look at the science of circadian rhythms – how human biology is timed in daily cycles. It reveals how small tweaks in things like the timing of meals, exercise, or light exposure can have an outsized impact on health and well-being.

Who should read The Circadian Code?

  • Frustrated dieters looking for a breakthrough
  • Anyone looking for better sleep or more energy when they’re awake
  • Health optimizers looking for simple daily habits than can maximize well-being

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Weight Loss 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 (226 ratings)
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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

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Weight Loss Books: On This Bright Day by Susan Peirce Thompson

On This Bright Day

Susan Peirce Thompson
A Year of Reflections for Lasting Food Freedom
3.8 (9 ratings)
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What's On This Bright Day about?

On This Bright Day (2023) is a vital tool for anyone who is on the Bright Lines Eating path. For each and every day of the year, it offers advice and encouragement for those who are working the program and doing their best to keep temptations and negativity at bay. 

Who should read On This Bright Day?

  • People interested in a long-term weight loss program
  • Anyone struggling with food addiction
  • Overeaters looking for help

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Weight Loss Books: 28-Day FAST Start Day-by-Day by Gin Stephens

28-Day FAST Start Day-by-Day

Gin Stephens
The Ultimate Guide to Starting (or Restarting) Your Intermittent Fasting Lifestyle So It Sticks
4.3 (30 ratings)
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What's 28-Day FAST Start Day-by-Day about?

28-Day FAST Start Day-By-Day (2023) offers an original intermittent fasting program for forming lasting habits, even after prior lapses. Simple daily check-ins build self-awareness and resilience as readers discover renewed health over 28 days of time-restricted eating.

Who should read 28-Day FAST Start Day-by-Day?

  • Anyone seeking sustainable weight loss and improved metabolic health
  • People looking to boost energy, mental clarity, and general wellbeing
  • Individuals who've tried fasting before but struggled to stick with it

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Weight Loss Books: Zero Sugar / One Month by Becky Gillaspy

Zero Sugar / One Month

Becky Gillaspy
Reduce Cravings - Reset Metabolism - Lose Weight - Lower Blood Sugar
3.5 (149 ratings)
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What's Zero Sugar / One Month about?

Zero Sugar / One Month (2024) is a roadmap aimed at helping individuals eliminate sugar from their diet to achieve long-term health. It provides actionable advice, including guides on what to eat, how to resist temptation, and a day-by-day timeline of what to expect – along with motivational anecdotes and tips to navigate emotional challenges and build confidence throughout the 30-day journey. 

Who should read Zero Sugar / One Month?

  • Individuals looking to reduce their sugar intake for weight loss or health reasons 
  • Health-conscious folks seeking a structured, time-bound nutrition challenge 
  • Anyone curious about sugar’s impact on their health and well-being

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 FAQs 

What's the best Weight Loss book to read?

While choosing just one book about a topic is always tough, many people regard Why We Get Fat as the ultimate read on Weight Loss.

What are the Top 10 Weight Loss books?

Blinkist curators have picked the following:
  • Why We Get Fat by Gary Taubes
  • Eat to Live by Joel Fuhrman
  • In Defense of Food by Michael Pollan
  • Grain Brain by David Perlmutter
  • The Bulletproof Diet by Dave Asprey
  • The Paleo Manifesto by John Durant
  • Always Hungry? by Dr. David Ludwig
  • It Starts With Food by Dallas Hartwig and Melissa Hartwig
  • Why Diets Make Us Fat by Sandra Aamodt
  • The Wild Diet by Abel James

Who are the top Weight Loss book authors?

When it comes to Weight Loss, these are the authors who stand out as some of the most influential:
  • Gary Taubes
  • Joel Fuhrman
  • Michael Pollan
  • David Perlmutter
  • Dave Asprey