Great Books for Eating Healthy to Lose Weight
A balance of exercise and good nutrition are the building blocks of health and proper, long-lasting weight loss. Do you want to start eating right and losing weight, but aren't sure where to start? Try these excellent books for ways to stop dieting, change your lifestyle and start eating healthfully.
Heart Healthy Foods for Life by Leslie Beck
In this helpful guide, leading Canadian nutritionist Leslie Beck explains which foods to eat, including how often, in what amounts, and how to add them to your diet, to prevent heart disease and maintain a healthy body weight. A great selection of easy-to-make recipes is included.
Women's Health Perfect Body Diet: The Ultimate Weight Loss and Workout Plan to Drop Stubborn Pounds and Get Fit for Life by Cassandra Forsythe
Developed by the editors of Women's Health magazine, the eight-week program consists of two eating plans, based on body shape, with each of the small, frequent daily meals containing a balance of fat, protein and carbohydrates. This is a sensible guide to help women make lasting lifestyle changes.
ChefMD's Big Book of Culinary Medicine : A Food Lover's Road Map to Losing Weight, Preventing Disease, and Getting Really Healthy by John La Puma , M.D. and Rebecca Powell Marx
Physician and professionally trained chef Dr. John La Puma introduces new eight-week eating plan in this entertaining tome, where he promises to help you “conquer fatigue, supercharge your immune system, and look and feel younger” and “fall in love with food again with fifty easy ChefMD recipes–and no guilt!” Filled with Hollywood-style gloss, this is nonetheless a good guide for busy folks who do a lot of eating on the run – La Puma offers up many suggestions for quick, easy-to-make meals that are long on taste but short on calories.
Eat This, Not That! : Thousands of Simple Food Swaps That Can Save You 10, 20, 30 Pounds – Or More! by David Zinczenko with Matt Goulding
Here is another great guide for busy people who do much of their eating in restaurants and fast-food joints. Editor-in-Chief of Men’s Health magazine David Zinczenko offers up plenty of information about bad and good foods that are served at well known restaurants. Did you know that a Burger King Big Fish® Sandwich and fries have 1000 calories – nearly half your daily caloric intake? Fish is usually healthy, but not BK’s battered, deep-fried kind. Make smarter choices in restaurants and watch the pounds fall off – according to Zinczenko.
Here’s to healthy eating, and healthy weight loss!