Eat your books; Read your food

March 31, 2012

Much like a tempting buffet, there are a lot of diet books to select from. HealthCareAsia visited the bookshops and searched for books that could change the way you choose, prepare and eat your meals. Whether it’s a light-hearted, fast read one or a scientific-based approach, there is always a book that inspires you to work it out.

But I Deserve this Chocolate! The 50 Most Common Diet-Derailing Excuses and How to Outwit Them
Susan Albers
ISBN 9781608820566
Fat-proof your life with this book as it addresses how we can avoid devising reasons to indulge in foods that destroy our diets and healthy eating plans. Who among us hasn’t thought, “I just broke up with my boyfriend, so I deserve this pint full of ice cream.” Psychologist Susan Albers discusses the most common self-sabotaging thoughts and excuses that keep you from eating right and looking great.

The Kind Diet
Alicia Silverstone
ISBN 1609611357
Actress, activist and commit conservationist, Alicia Silverstone shares insights that encouraged her to sear off meat and dairy forever, and outlines the spectacular benefits of adopting a plant-based diet, from effortless weight loss to clear skin, off-the-chart energy, and smooth digestion. The book also shares delicious food recipes including desserts to keep the most stubborn sweet tooth happy.

Bread is the Devil: Win the Weight Loss Battle by Taking Control of Your Diet Demons

Heather Bauer & Kathy Matthews
ISBN 9781250000224
Stop mindlessly inhaling the breadbasket and stop shovelling in the M&M’S–Bread is the Devil is the solution to all of our diet saboteurs. The book helps fight those hellish cravings that stop you from losing the weight you want, and it also identifies how certain factors promote overeating.

Celiac Disease Gluten Free Diet Ultimate Guide
Peter Kornfeld
ISBN 9781468100150
Have you had digestive problems and have you been to doctors who may have diagnosed you with irritable bowel syndrome or something? Modern medicine has not caught up with gluten intolerance yet. But don’t despair, there are lots of resources such as this book to help people learn how to relieve the symptoms of celiac disease.

A Balanced Diet
Catherine Veitch
ISBN 9781432954970
This short, concise book is excellent for young readers. It is fact-based, comprehensive approach to the important subject of nutrition. The content is simple and is paired with engaging pictures that will a child amused and focused on the important message of eating healthy.

Flat Tummy Club Diet
Kate Adams
ISBN 9781444708516
Author, Kate Adams started the club after her plan to lose 7 pounds in 7 days worked. Her book reveals how she lost the weight and how anyone can. The book shows exactly which parts to work out; how to beat the bloat during the 7-day jump start; incorporating more flat tummy foods in the diet; and how to keep the tummy flat forever. The book also includes a personal planner and some flat tummy recipes.

Flat Belly Diet! Diabetes: Lose Weight, Target Belly Fat, and Lower Blood Sugar with this Tested Plan from the Editors of Prevention

Liz Vaccariello, Gillian Arathuzik, Steven Edelman, MD
ISBN 9781609613808
Success begins with flattening your belly, but it doesn’t end there. Real success means healthy blood sugar levels, today, tomorrow, and always. The belly fat accumulating deep in your abdomen is an underlying factor of heart disease, cancer, and, yes, diabetes, but it is not too late to chart a new course to lasting health. This book shows how to reverse insulin resistance and get fitter than ever through recipes and flexible exercise routine that uses low impact walking and basic strength training.

The Healthy Green Drink Diet

Jason Manheim
ISBN 9781616084738
When you think of green drinks, one can be reminded of an unappetising, gloppy drink in the movies. However, this book may change your mind. The book features recipes using vegetables and fruits that taste good, not to mention being packed with anti-oxidants and vitamins you can’t get from a tablet. It encourages readers to substitute ingredients according to personal tastes and come up with their own combinations.

Coffe is Good for You

Robert Davis Jr.
ISBN 9780399537257
Packed with useful-and surprising-information, the book through the clutter to reveal what’s believable and what’s not in a fun and easily digestible way. Readers will find out some interesting stuff such as how low-fat cookies may be worse than high-fat cheese, that alcohol does cause breast cancer, and how sea salt isn’t more healthful than regular salt.

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