Start the New Year off right with books that will help you achieve your resolution to get fit and eat healthier. Here are just a few new releases worth checking out:
The Starch Solution: Eat the Foods You Love, Regain Your Health, and Lose the Weight for Good!
by John A. McDougall
Fear of carbs has taken over the diet industry for the past few decades--the mere mention of a starch-heavy food is enough to trigger an avalanche of shame and longing. Here, diet doctor and board-certified internist John A. McDougall, MD, and his kitchen-savvy wife, Mary, show that a starch-rich diet can actually help you lose weight and prevent a variety of ills. By fueling your body primarily with carbohydrates rather than proteins and fats, you'll feel satisfied, boost energy, and look and feel better.
The Cure for Everything : Untangling Twisted Messages About Health, Fitness, and Happiness
by Timothy A. Caulfield
With the goal of getting to the truth about our health, this book looks at both what the best available scientific evidences tells us about the role of fitness, diet, genetics and health remedies, and the social forces that twist and distort what that evidence actually says.
The Plant-Powered Diet: The Lifelong Eating Plan For Achieving Optimal Health, Beginning Today
by Sharon Palmer
There is a growing consensus that the healthiest diet is a plant-based one, with studies revealing that by eating whole, minimally processed plant foods, we can gain protection against everyday illness, diabetes, obesity, depression, mental decline, heart disease, and even cancer.
The Carb Sensitivity Program: Discover Which Carbs Will Curb Your Cravings, Control Your Appetite, and Banish Belly Fat
by Dr. Natasha Turner
You've heard about "good" carbs and "bad" carbs--but what you may not realize is that even good carbs are not good for everyone. Healthy foods such as carrots, black beans, and quinoa could be making you fat. Through research and hundreds of patient trials, renowned health expert and naturopathic doctor Natasha Turner has discovered that the vast majority of us have different degrees of sensitivity to carbohydrates. Her groundbreaking program gives you a personalized plan that sheds body fat, increases energy and optimizes health. More than just a diet, the CSP is a carb rehab plan that actually repairs your metabolism and helps you reintroduce carbs without rebound weight gain, cravings, bloating or mood swings.
Perfect Health Diet: Regain Health and Lose Weight By Eating the Way You Were Meant to Eat
by Paul Jaminet and Shou-Ching Jaminet
Drawing on five years of rigorous research, husband-and-wife scientists explain how anyone can regain health and lose weight by optimizing nutrition, detoxifying the diet, and supporting healthy immune function.
Hungry For Change: Ditch the Diets, Conquer the Cravings, and Eat Your Way to Lifelong Health
by James Colquhoun
A practical, prescriptive guide to help you transform your eating habits and change your life.
Practical Paleo: A Customized Approach to Health and a Whole-Foods Lifestyle
by Diane Sanfilippo
This book explains why avoiding both processed foods and foods commonly marketed as "healthy"--like grains, legumes, and pasteurized dairy--will improve how you look and feel and lead to lasting weight loss.
- Lisa S.