Weight Loss: 6 Best Books For Weight Loss Recipes And Healthy Living

Weight Loss: 6 Best Books For Weight Loss Recipes And Healthy Living

Weight Loss

Best Books For Weight Loss Recipes And Healthy LivingWith the advances in science, the weight loss industry has made great advances. Gone are the days of fads and useless weight loss techniques. The books being published in the weight loss genre are backed up by scientific research and the weight loss recipes are not only healthy, they’re tasty and nutritious as well. For anyone interested in fitness and healthy living, these books are essential.

For anyone who has tried to eat healthy, it can be extremely difficult at first. Its far easier to stick to a healthy diet if the food you’re eating is tasty and filling. The weight loss recipes in these books are just that. Tasty, nutritious, and a great addition to a healthy lifestyle. As part of our Healthy, Fitness and Dieting books, these are the best books for weight loss.

Weight Loss: 6 Best Books For Weight Loss Recipes

1. The Skinnytaste Cookbook: Light on Calories, Big on Flavor – Gina Homolka

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The Skinnytaste Cookbook is a great companion to Gina Homolka’s website. The book begins by telling the authors story and summarizing the main principles of the Skinnytaste mantra. This book is full of great weight loss recipes and advice about selecting healthy food, what to keep in your fridge and freezer and general ideas of healthy eating.

2. 10-Day Green Smoothie Cleanse: Lose Up to 15 Pounds in 10 Days! – JJ Smith

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Smith is a nutritionist and she begins by explaining what her green smoothies are and why the cleanse is worth trying. She details how environmental toxins in the food we eat and the products we use are causing our immune system to shut down as we overload our bodies with destructive substances. Not only will the detox improve your overall health, it will help you lose weight.

3. It Starts With Food: Discover the Whole30 and Change Your Life in Unexpected Ways – Melissa Hartwig, Dallas Hartwig

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The idea behind the book is that the foods we consume cause inflammation in the body. With constant inflammation, you can never truly heal, and the effects just keep compounding in the form of the various medical distresses we all face. In W30, you cut all grains, legumes, and dairy. That means no butter, milk, or cheese. Its only 30 days, and the weight loss recipes they give you have been proven to work wonders.

4. Practical Paleo: A Customized Approach to Health and a Whole-Foods Lifestyle – Diane Sanfilippo, Bill Staley, Robb Wolf

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For anyone new to the Paleo approach to health and eating, Ms. SanFilippo’s Practical Paleo is a good starting place. While the market has seen an explosion of books on the Paleo diet, this book is unique in that is combines the wisdom of the Paleo approach to nutrition with the unique insights that are emerging from the “functional medicine” approach to health.

5. The Skinny Gut Diet: Balance Your Digestive System for Permanent Weight Loss – Brenda Watson C.N.C., Leonard Smith M.D., Jamey Jones B.Sc.

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The first half of the book explains the science behind the dietary restrictions, which don’t allow rice, wheat, most grains, starchy vegetables like potatoes, and sugars. The book recommends taking 4 supplements in total: a probiotic, a fiber supplement, a digestive enzyme supplement, and an Omega-3 supplement. You can choose to buy her brand or use the weight loss recipes and find your own ingredients.

6. The Fast Metabolism Diet: Eat More Food and Lose More Weight – Haylie Pomroy

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This book is about creating a faster metabolism to burn more calories. The author exposes myths and truths about metabolism and how many people have created a slow metabolism. Some are real eye openers like “It’s not about calorie counting” and “deserts do not make you fat”. Filled with some great weight loss recipes and healthy eating tips, this is a great modern approach to weight loss.

Guided Meditation: 3 Essential Books On Guided Meditation Techniques

Guided Meditation: 3 Essential Books On Guided Meditation Techniques

Guided Meditation

Guided meditation is a form of meditation where an individual is verbally guided into a state of consciousness by a recording or an internal monologue.

Although there are a many popular CDs and Audiobooks on guided meditation, WhytoRead has found some incredible books which give you the scripts and tools you need to internalize the guides, so you can utilize them wherever and whenever you want.

Here are:

3 Essential Books On Guided Meditation Techniques

1. Creative Visualization: 33 Guided Visualization Scripts to Create the Life of Your Dreams – Louise Stapely

Guided Meditation

This book will teach you the steps to take in order to visualize correctly. There are 33 scripts provided, divided into financial abundance, career, family, relationships, love, health, peace of mind, and addictions. Each script will show you how to engage your senses to boost results and manifest successfully.

2. Guided Meditation Scripts for Beginners – Amy Meyers

Guided Meditation

This books, as it claims in the title, is great for anyone new to guided meditation. Written in a clear and easy to understand way, it sheds new light on guided meditation for the newby.

3. The Blooming of a Lotus: Revised Edition of the Classic Guided Meditation for Achieving the Miracle of Mindfulness –  Thich Nhat Hanh

Guided Meditation

If you are going to read one book on this list, make it this one. Thich Nhat Hanh manages to convey wisdom with the clearest of words and most insightful examples, with a collection of step-by-step guided meditations. They are arranged generally by topic and each has a prose introduction that expands on a spiritual idea.

4 Of The Best Fitness And Workout Books Ever Written

4 Of The Best Fitness And Workout Books Ever Written

Fitness Books

For any fitness enthusiast or someone looking to start strength and fitness training, these books are essential in giving you the tools and knowledge to get you off to a powerful and efficient start. You do not want to be in the gym, day in and day out, using the wrong form and wasting your time. These fitness books will teach you the right techniques and the ideal form to get the results that you want.

As part of a healthy lifestyle and a nutritious diet, these fitness books will help you get the body you want. Not only will you have more energy and be naturally happier, your body will build a stronger immunity to diseases and defend against ageing.

For more healthy eating books, check out our Health, Diet and Fitness section and our Weight Loss Recipes.

Without further ado,

4 Of The Best Fitness And Workout Books

1. The New Encyclopedia of Modern Bodybuilding : The Bible of Bodybuilding – Arnold Schwarzenegger

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This book has everything you need to know about all aspects of bodybuilding. It starts with basic recommendation and training techniques for the beginner. It ends with bodybuilding contests, but if that’s not your goal, you can simply ignore that and use the training tips instead.

2. Overcoming Gravity: A Systematic Approach to Gymnastics and Bodyweight Strength – Steven Low

Fitness Books

This book mainly focuses on upper body strength development in a gymnast’s way. In Overcoming Gravity, the progressions are in much smaller steps which allows for the reader to pick up at his or her ability easily and immediately begin developing their strength.

3. Becoming a Supple Leopard: The Ultimate Guide to Resolving Pain, Preventing Injury, and Optimizing Athletic Performance – Kelly Starrett

Fitness Books

This book seeks to “Improve your athletic performance, extend your athletic career, treat body stiffness and achy joints, and rehabilitate injuries—all without having to seek out a coach, doctor, chiropractor, physical therapist, or masseur”, and according to the hundreds of reviews and tens of thousands of sales, its safe to say it does just that.

4. Starting Strength – Mark Rippetoe

Fitness Books

Beginners can greatly benefit from this book to learn good form right off the bat. Experienced lifters might also want to check it out because,

a) there’s always more to learn, and

b) your form might not be as good as you think it is.

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