Living Healthy: 10 Health Books to Look After Your Health

It could be clichéd, but we don’t mind saying it again: health is wealth.

There’s really nothing more important than keeping yourself healthy and last longer, since anything else you do will be to no avail if your health doesn’t support you. With $10 million in the bank and no energy to walk, you won’t ever be able to take that vacation you’ve been dreaming about or ride the fancy car you’ve always been pining for.

Here are 10 best books on health to help you lead a healthy life:

10. Always Hungry? Conquer Cravings, Retrain Your Fat Cells, & Lose Weight Permanently, By David Ludwig

First Published: 2016

What It’s About:

Struggling with food cravings? Would you be happier with the best advice you can ever get on weight loss? David Ludwig’s Always Hungry?: Conquer Cravings, Retrain Your Fat Cells, and Lose Weight Permanently makes you unlearn everything you ever knew about dieting, weight loss, and food intake. David is also called as “Obesity Warrior” [Time Magazine] and is a famous endocrinologist and his groundbreaking research with an easy writing style makes it easy for you to follow the right advice on weight loss and general health.

Why You Should Read It:

Tired of all kinds of conflicting advice on matters related to diet, weight loss, and health? It’s time to throw everything you know out of the window and adopt David’s simple three-phase program to get on the right path. Plus, you also get delicious recipes and meal plans that include high-fat foods such as nuts, full fat dairy, avocados, and even dark chocolate. You won’t miss what you like while being on your way to better health.

Best Quote:

“The one nutrient we don’t at all is carbohydrate.”

9. Skin Cleanse: The Simple, All-Natural Program for Clear, Calm, Happy Skin,
By Adina Grigore

First Published: 2015

What It’s About:

Like most women (if you are one), you know how intense your perennial quest for the perfect skin is. Good, healthy skin matters to you and you are almost judged by the way your skin looks on you. Even good skin could be a passable achievement for most women in the world. Yet, it’s a hard thing to achieve and there’s a never-ending list of things to do, products to buy, and peels to apply. Forget all that, believe Adina Grigore, founder of the organic skincare line S.W. Basics and the author of Skin Cleanse. Adina’s book is a holistic program on skin beautification and management which is designed to heal your skin from the inside out.

Why You Should Read It:

Had enough of the products and creams that promise you the world but barely even clean your skin properly? Are you out looking for an authoritative skin protection, cleansing, and beautifying program? Adina’s Skin Cleanse program begins like every healthy regime should. But with focus on a good diet, you’ll be challenged to go “product free” for at least twenty-four hours. The book gives you advice on what products to use, how to maintain your skin, and also addresses specific conditions such as acne, oily or dry skin.

Best Quote:

“You want to know the best way to keep your hormones balanced? With your diet.”

8. Inspiralized: Turn Vegetables into Healthy, Creative, Satisfying Meals, by Ali Maffucci

First Published: 2015

What It’s About:

Living healthy is a lot about eating healthy (among other things) and nothing hurts you more than eating the wrong kinds of food. Think about it: food is fuel for your mind and body. What you get out of it is what you put in. Ali Maffucci’s Inspiralized is a bestseller definitive cookbook for using the humble spiralizer – a singular way to turn your vegetables and fruits into imaginative, delicious, and creative low-carb dishes. You get direct recipes to turn more than 20 vegetables and fruit into delicious meals.

Why You Should Read It:

Who doesn’t like a healthy dose of snacks, appetizers, soups, salads, sandwiches, rice, pasta, and casseroles? If you are like us, you’d not have enough of it. Only this time, you’d not mess it up and have it all the wrong way. Instead, Ali’s Inspiralized turns Zucchini into pesto spaghetti; jicama into shoestring fries; and traditional fried rice into sweet-potato based fried rice. You can’t have enough it. Get Inspiralized to cook healthy now.

Best Quote:

“Inspiralized is what your meal and you become – a healthy and inspired version of the original.”

7. Unprocessed: My City-Dwelling Year of Reclaiming Real Food, By Megan Kimble

First Published: 2015

What It’s About:

You know modern food is almost adulterated, but what would you do? If you are like most people: not much. Megan Kimble, however, cares where her food comes from, how it’s grown, and how the food is processed. Living in a small apartment without space for a garden, she takes up a pledge to go without processed foods for an entire year. She milled wheat, extracted salt from the sale, milked a goat, and even slaughtered a sheep herself. Megan realizes that food processing is not as straightforward as it seems. Extensive research, interviews, and plenty of tips later, Megan almost convinces you to go her way with Unprocessed – a book full of provocative insights that can shape the way you live.

Why You Should Read It:

If you are like most people feeling jittery about buying sodas, eating junk food, and typically loading up your supermarket cart with processed foods, Megan’s Unprocessed is like a light in the dark tunnel of careless food buying habits we’ve accrued over the years. She offers insights, tips, and processes that can make you live a better life with healthy foods.

Best Quote:

“The philosophy that guides my cooking and my kitchen is this: don’t let the perfect be the enemy of the good. In cooking, as in life, even as we strive for flawlessness, most often what we achieve is good enough.”

6. The Beauty Detox Power: Nourish Your Mind and Body for Weight Loss and Discover True Joy, By Kimberly Snyder

First Published: 2011

What It’s About:

Kimberly Snyder is Hollywood’s “Go-to” nutritionist and a NY Times bestselling author of The Beauty Detox Solution and The Beauty Detox Foods. Kimberly knows a thing or two about weight loss, diet, lifestyle, and eating healthy. In her book The Beauty Detox Power – she maintains that the secret lies in the alignment of your mind and body – the idea that forms the crux of her signature program to heal your emotional and mental well-being.

Why You Should Read It:

It’s not just about sleep patterns, food habits, exercise, and other little things we do that connect to our overall well-being; there’s mind-body connect too and Kimberly takes that surprising stand in her latest tome: The Beauty Detox Power. If you’ve been looking for a book that transforms the way you do things – including eating, sleeping, waking up, and walking, this is just the book for you.

Best Quote:

“Is it so hard to believe that your mind can affect your weight, too?”

5. The New Health Rules: Simple Changes to Achieve Whole-Body Wellness, by Dr. Frank Lipman

First Published: 2014

What It’s About:

It’s time to say sayonara to all those juice cleansing tactics and extreme methods such as fasting. If you want to achieve well-being, weight loss, and good health in general The New Health Rules by Dr. Frank has all the invaluable, easy-to-follow advice for anyone who wants to be healthier but doesn’t know where to begin. The book is a modern manifesto on how to live healthy, eat better, and achieve the results you need.

Why You Should Read It:

The New Health Rules provides a breath of fresh air and it is a give-it-to-me straight, all-or-nothing lifestyle guide leading you to advice on everything from eating well, exercising effectively, getting more sleep, and embracing meditation. It’s a perfect gift to yourself or to someone you love and it’s full of practical advice while being an enjoyable read and massively inspiring.

Best Quote:

“If this book inspires only one change, let it be a drastic reduction in the amount of sugar you eat.”

4. Eat Complete: The 21 Nutrients That Fuel Brainpower, Boost Weight Loss, and Transform Your Health, By Drew Ramsey, MD

First Published: 2016

What It’s About:

When a trained psychiatrist recommends mussels with garlicky kale ribbons, we know there’s something unique about the offer. Dr. Drew Ramsey, MD is the popular author of The Happiness Diet and 50 Shades of Kale. He has now come up with a new book, Eat Complete: The 21 Nutrients That Fuel Brainpower, Boost Weight Loss, and Transform Your Health. The name says it all but his overarching philosophy on diet and food is authoritative and unmistakably effective.

Why You Should Read It:

Your brain eats most of the food you eat and it determines what happens to you after you eat it all up. Depressed or happy? Gain weight or lose it? Energetic or fatigued? Eat Complete is based on cutting-edge scientific research and offers you 21 nutrients that you’d absolutely need for a healthy life. Without these nutrients, you aren’t giving your mind and body what’s really needed.

Best Quote:

“Don’t let all the brain science and obsessive nutrient counting mislead you – healthy food is pretty simple.”

3. Meditate Your Weight: A 21-Day Retreat to Optimize Your Metabolism and Feel Great, By Tiffany Cruikshank

First Published: 2016

What It’s About:

We all want to lose weight but we don’t want to read books on that topic. That’s why we’ll do better with a unique twist to weight loss, if we care to follow that at least. Borrowing from the ancient, holistic practices of Yoga-powered health practices, Tiffany Cruikshank uses meditation (and no diet tricks) to shed your pounds in a natural and healthy way in her book Meditate Your Weight: A 21-Day Retreat to Optimize Your Metabolism and Feel Great.

Why You Should Read It:

We have to eat to live, and some of us really love what we eat. Asking us to avoid some of those foods could tantamount to use sacrifices. Instead, it’d be nice if we can have an alternative. Would meditation work towards weight loss and a healthier life? Tiffany helps you get just that with her 21-day program. You get all the benefits, along with decreasing stress, improving your body’s resilience, and many other advantages yoga has.

Best Quote:

“When you tap the power of meditation, your quest to remove extra pounds is often just the beginning of a truly life-changing transformation.”

2. Aim True: Love Your Body, Eat Without Fear, Nourish Your Spirit, Discover True Balance!, By Kathryn Budig

First Published: 2016

What It’s About:

Food is important, but there’s only so much food or diet can do. There’s also overall being, healthy daily habits, and exercise. In Aim True by Kathryn Budig sets out to provide you with an empowering message, a 5-day purification process, 6 yoga sequences in practice, more than 80 recipes to bring out the inner health chef in you, and a homeopathic self-care regime with beauty recipes. It’s time to get into shape; love yourself; view meditation and Yoga in a new light altogether.

Why You Should Read It:

Wherever you are, you’d want to get better. You want to look good, feel better, eat healthier, and embrace a life that rewards you with all that it’s got. Bring holistic yoga into your daily habits and witness the change it brings upon you. It doesn’t have to be as hard as you think and it’s no rocket science. Yet, we need guidance. We need to do it the right way. Aim True aims (pun intended) to deliver just that.

Best Quote:

“You are a fully equipped dream weaver who makes magic reality with your toolbox full of experiences and passion.”

1. RETOX: Yoga*Food*Attitude Healthy Solutions for Real Life, By Lauren Imparato

First Published: 2016

What It’s About:

No one has the time and patience for 6-month diet programs and all that’s being preached in the name of weight loss, health, and overall well-being. Strict dietary restrictions can do well for your body but you’ll never be able to ease your mind having to forego eating what you like. But then, these are not the only ways to attain good health and happiness. Lauren, in her book, Retox, introduces simple and practical tips for fast relief. She provides delicious recipes to combat stress, anxiety, back pain, headaches, and even hangovers.

Why You Should Read It:

In a world full of toxicity, doubt, and over-information, Retox reduces it all to simplicity. This is just the Yoga and practical tips you need to take care of all those issues like stress and headaches, right now. Lauren tells it like it is and the narration vibrates with compassion, energy, and love. Your health and well-being are just a few small, implementable tips away.

Best Quote:

“To Retox means to cleanse to get dirty. Rest to rage. Meditate to work. Breathe to energize. Eat to flourish. Sweat to focus. Sleep to party.”

Conclusion

Nowadays “health” is an important, but often ignored concept. If you do care to follow it, it’s confusing too. Pick any of the health related books above and you’d have a well-rounded, science-based, and authoritative answers to most of the nuances of good and healthy living.

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