It's a brand new year — the perfect time to reset and refocus on your health goals! Meeting those wellness goals can be difficult when you don't have the motivation or the resources to get you there. Luckily, there is no shortage of diet books, cookbooks and inspirational stories — BookPal is even giving bundles of health books away! But first, these are our top 10 health book picks that are sure to help meet your wellness goals in 2015:
1) The Body Book by Cameron Diaz & Sandra Bark
Cameron Diaz has been a role model for millions of women all over the world. In The Body Book: The Law of Hunger, the Science of Strength, and Other Ways to Love Your Amazing Body, Diaz shares her formula for becoming happier, healthier and stronger. An essential guide grounded in both science and personal experience, The Body Book offers a comprehensive overview of the human body and mind, from the cellular level up.
2) The Marshmallow Test by Walter Mischel
The world's leading expert on self-control, Walter Mischel, has proven that the ability to delay gratification is crucial for a successful life with better social and cognitive functioning, a great sense of self-worth and a healthier lifestyle. The big question is: is this willpower prewired, or can it be taught? In The Marshmallow Test: Mastering Self-Control, Mischel explains how self-control can be learned, mastered and applied to challenges in everyday life. This bestselling book is filled with profound implications for the choices you make in education, self-care, public policy and parenting, and will change the way you think about who you are and what you are capable of.
3) Wheat Belly Total Health by William Davis, M.D.
William Davis' followup to his bestselling health book Wheat Belly, Wheat Belly Total Health focuses on helping you take command over their life and health in the aftermath of wheat. He explains that reordering your life after wheat is about learning how to regain full metabolic health. By putting these strategies to use, you can achieve better health in many different areas of life without wheat, and improve life performance in virtually all settings!
4) The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg
Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Charles Duhigg explains why habits exist and how they can be changed in The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business. With stories from the boardroom, the sidelines of the NFL and the front lines of the civil rights movement, Duhigg presents a new understanding of human nature and potential. Essentially, he argues that the key to exercising regularly, being more productive, achieving success and losing weight is understanding how habits work.
5) The Plan Cookbook by Lyn-Genet Recitas
Who says a healthy diet can't be a tasty one? The Plan Cookbook: More Than 150 Recipes for Vibrant Health and Weight Loss is the companion book to Lyn-Genet Recitas' The Plan. Now all those who follow The Plan and have learned which foods to get rid of form their diets can support their healthier new lifestyle with these amazing recipes. This cookbook is jam-packed with recipes for breakfast, lunch, dinner and everything in between — including snacks, sides and desserts!
6) The Grain Brain Cookbook by David Perlmutter, M.D.
The Grain Cookbook presents more than 150 recipes that will keep your brain vibrant and your body fit. Each meal also helps dramatically reduce your risk for (and can treat) Alzheimer's, depression, epilepsy and ADHD, and relieves common conditions like headaches, forgetfulness and insomnia. With delicious recipes for every meal, this cookbook gives you all the tools you need to build a gluten-free diet filled with flavorful, wholesome and easy-to-make meals!
7) Zero Belly Diet by David Zinczenko
A revolutionary new plan to turn off your fat genes and help keep you lean for life, the Zero Belly Diet teaches how you can change your destiny, overcome your genes and attain the healthy body you've always wanted. David Zinczenko reveals new research that explains the mystery of why some of us stay thin while others can't ever seem lose weight. The Zero Belly diet attacks fat on a genetic level, boosts your metabolism and balances your digestive health. The result? Weight loss that is easier, more long lasting, more delicious and faster than you'd ever imagine.
8) The Forks Over Knives Plan by Alona Pulde, M.D. & Matthew Lederman, M.D.
The film Forks Over Knives helped spark a nutritional and medical revolution, as experts made a radical and convincing case that modern diseases can be prevented and even reversed by leaving highly refined foods, dairy and meat off the plate. For the first time, The Forks Over Knives Plan: How to Transition to the Life-Saving, Whole-Food, Plant-Based Diet shows you how to put this life-saving diet into practice in your own life. With a easy-to-follow, meal-by-meal makeover approach, Dr. Alona Pulde and Dr. Matthew Lederman use their nutritional health knowledge to create a simple plan for you!
9) Eat Move Sleep by Tom Rath
Quietly managing a serious illness for more than 20 years, Tom Rath has assembled a wide range of information on the impact of eating well, moving often and sleeping more. Written as a 30-day guide, Rath's steps to improving health is actionable, clear and simple. Small choices can make a big difference in your health, and Rath shows us how you eat, move and sleep everyday can have an astoundingly significant impact on your life.
10) Make Your Own Rules Diet by Mark Hyman, M.D.
When people truly understand what they need for well-being, they can make their own rules, rules that will help them become the best they can be. In Make Your Own Rules Diet, Tara Stiles emphasizes the importance of leaving discomfort and tension behind. Her approach takes you from the kitchen, to the mat then to the cushion in an effort to help you get to know yourself more and set step-by-step goals that will lead your down a healthy, happy path.
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