Give Your Diet a Makeover with These 10 Healthy Books

Evelyn lives in the Pacific Northwest where she enjoys birding by the Puget Sound, working on her Fiat 500, and spending time with other people's dogs and children. She recently relocated from New York City, where her work appeared in Time Out New York, Travel + Leisure, and McSweeney's Internet Tendency, among others.

It’s time to change your relationship to food. Find peace this year through striving for balance rather than perfection, and keeping the faith when your plan hits the inevitable rough patch. Nobody is perfect; the goal is just to keep trying. Maximize your health in the ways that work for you. Whether it’s a gut cleanse, going vegan, or finally decoding Paleo, these books will help you cross the finish line.

The Complete Gut Health Cookbook

The Complete Gut Health Cookbook

by Pete Evans

With more and more research pointing to gut health as a leading factor in overall wellbeing, the way we eat has never been more important. The Complete Gut Health Cookbook is your all-inclusive, 6-step guide for getting your gut right—complete with 100+ recipes for gut health and a 5-week meal plan. This gut-check is brought to you by award-winning Chef Pete Evans, and trusted nutritionist Helen Padarin. As the title suggests, this book is all about good gut health and how to achieve it, following the simple but powerful premise that wellness stems from a balanced digestive system. But while you’re adhering to healthy cooking standards, you’re not sacrificing flavor with any of these great-tasting dishes.

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Primal Fat Burner: Live Longer, Slow Aging, Super-Power Your Brain, and Save Your Life with a High-Fat, Low-Carb Paleo Diet

Primal Fat Burner: Live Longer, Slow Aging, Super-Power Your Brain, and Save Your Life with a High-Fat, Low-Carb Paleo Diet

by Nora Gedgaudas

Author of the popular Primal Body, Primal Mind and widely recognized Paleo expert and nutritionist, Nora Gedgaudas presents a revolutionary, scientific, accessible high-fat diet for maintaining health, losing weight, and reversing some chronic diseases. Gedgaudas returns with advice that may sound counterintuitive: Eat fat to burn fat. In her new book, Primal Fat Burner, she explains the benefits and science behind a ketogenic (or fat-burning) diet, which switches your metabolism from a dependence on sugar to running on healthy fats. As Gedgaudas reveals, numerous studies in recent years refute the long-promoted anti-saturated fat and anti-cholesterol agenda. Now, Gedgaudas explains the science that fat isn’t a “no-no” but rather a “yes-yes”—if you know the right kinds of fats to eat. In her accessible, enjoyable style, she also lays out a practical meal plan with recipes. When you follow a ketogenic diet, you consume fewer calories overall

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The Lucky Years: How to Thrive in the Brave New World of Health

The Lucky Years: How to Thrive in the Brave New World of Health

by David B. Agus

In this groundbreaking guide, bestselling author David Agus shows how we can take control of our health like never before in the brave new world of medicine. In his first bestseller, The End of Illness, David Agus revealed how to add vibrant years to your life by knowing the real facts of health. In The Lucky Years, he builds on that theme by showing why this is the luckiest time yet to be alive, giving you the keys to a new kingdom of wellness. In this new golden age, you’ll be able to take full advantage of the latest science and technologies to customize your care. Imagine being able to: edit your DNA to increase a healthy lifespan; use simple technologies to avoid or control chronic conditions like pain, depression, high blood pressure, and diabetes; prolong natural fertility and have children in your forties; lose weight effortlessly without a trendy diet; reverse aging to look, feel, and physically be ten years younger; and turn cancer into a manageable condition you can live with indefinitely. That’s the picture of the future that you can enter—starting today. With “practical health information fortified with exciting news from the forefront of modern medical technology” (Kirkus Reviews), this is an essential, important read. “If you have made a new year’s resolution to get healthier, you’ll find a buddy in David B. Agus’s new book” (The Boston Globe). Welcome to the Lucky Years.

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How to Cook Everything: 2,000 Simple Recipes for Great Food, 10th Anniversary Edition

How to Cook Everything: 2,000 Simple Recipes for Great Food, 10th Anniversary Edition

by Mark Bittman

Mark Bittman’s award-winning How to Cook Everything has helped countless home cooks discover the rewards of simple cooking. Now the ultimate cookbook has been revised and expanded (almost half the material is new), making it absolutely indispensable for anyone who cooks—or wants to. With Bittman’s straightforward instructions and advice, you’ll make crowd-pleasing food using fresh, natural ingredients; simple techniques; and basic equipment. Even better, you’ll discover how to relax and enjoy yourself in the kitchen as you prepare delicious meals for every occasion.

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The Whole30: The 30-Day Guide to Total Health and Food Freedom

The Whole30: The 30-Day Guide to Total Health and Food Freedom

by Melissa Hartwig and Dallas Hartwig

Millions of people visit Whole30.com every month and share their stories of weight loss and lifestyle makeovers. Hundreds of thousands of them have read It Starts With Food, which explains the science behind the program. At last, The Whole30 provides the step-by-step, recipe-by-recipe guidebook that will allow millions of people to experience the transformation of their entire life in just one month.

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The Engine 2 Seven-Day Rescue Diet: Eat Plants, Lose Weight, Save Your Health

The Engine 2 Seven-Day Rescue Diet: Eat Plants, Lose Weight, Save Your Health

by Rip Esselstyn

The Engine 2 Diet has sold hundreds of thousands of copies and inspired a plant-based food revolution. Featuring endorsements from top medical experts and a food line in Whole Foods Market, Engine 2 is the most trusted name in plant-based eating. Now Esselstyn is presenting a powerful, accelerated new Engine 2 program that promises staggering results in record time.

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The Forks Over Knives Plan: How to Transition to the Life-Saving, Whole-Food, Plant-Based Diet

The Forks Over Knives Plan: How to Transition to the Life-Saving, Whole-Food, Plant-Based Diet

by Alona Pulde and Matthew Lederman

The trailblazing film Forks Over Knives helped spark a medical and nutritional revolution by making the case that modern diseases can be prevented and often reversed by leaving meat, dairy, and highly refined foods off the plate, and adopting a whole-food, plant-based diet instead. Now, for the first time, The Forks Over Knives Plan shows you how to put this life-saving (and delicious) diet into practice in your own life. Dig into the tasty recipes for Chocolate Raspberry Parfaits, Lemon-Oatmeal Cookies and other goodies.

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Food, Health, and Happiness: 115 On-Point Recipes for Great Meals and a Better Life

Food, Health, and Happiness: 115 On-Point Recipes for Great Meals and a Better Life

by Oprah Winfrey

Oprah Winfrey will be the first to tell you, she has had a complicated relationship with food. It’s been both a source of delight and comfort for her, but also the cause of an ongoing struggle with her weight. In Food, Health, and Happiness, Oprah shares the recipes that have allowed eating to finally be joyful for her. With dishes created and prepared alongside her favorite chefs, paired with personal essays and memories from Oprah herself, this cookbook offers a candid, behind-the-scenes look into the life (and kitchen!) of one of the most influential and respected celebrities in the world. Delicious, healthy, and easy to prepare, these are the recipes Oprah most loves to make at home and share with friends and family. From simple pleasures like Unfried Chicken and Turkey Chili, to such celebrations of freshness as Tuscan Kale and Apple Salad and Pasta Primavera, this is food as it should be: a taste of happiness, a ritual to be shared, a toast to life.

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Sneaky Blends

Sneaky Blends

by Missy Chase Lapine

The New York Times bestselling author of The Sneaky Chef brings us the next trend in healthy eating with delicious and easy recipes whipped up with nutrient-dense purees to create leaner, cleaner yet ridiculously tasty meals. BLEND (blend) NOUN: a combination of different tastes made from superfoods, like blueberries, kale, and broccoli that are packed with disease fighting phytonutrients, fiber, and low in calories.

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Clean Eats: Over 200 Delicious Recipes to Reset Your Body’s Natural Balance and Discover What It Means to Be Truly Healthy

Clean Eats: Over 200 Delicious Recipes to Reset Your Body’s Natural Balance and Discover What It Means to Be Truly Healthy

by Alejandro Junger

In Clean, New York City cardiologist Dr. Alejandro Junger provided a life-changing program to aid common ailments resulting from toxins in the standard American diet and chemical-filled environments. Now Dr. Junger’s in-demand recipes are available in Clean Eats, a cookbook that takes the program straight to the kitchen and allows readers to start eating Clean today.

Beginning with a comprehensive introduction that outlines what Clean eating means, Clean Eats presents over 200 recipes tailored to Clean, Clean Gut, Elimination, vegetarian and Paleo diets, including daily meal plans and detailed nutritional information. Whether you suffer from digestive problems, depression or anxiety, unwanted pounds or simply less-than-stellar health, Dr. Junger provides recipe ideas that can help build your health from the inside out.

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