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Health - Diet & Nutrition

The Gluten-Free Revolution: Absolutely Everything You Need to Know about Losing the Wheat, Reclaiming Your Health, and Eating Happily Ever After
by Jax Peters Lowell
published by Holt

Fully revised and updated with the newest resources and information, and is packed with authoritative, practical advice for every aspect of living without gluten. It remains the ultimate and indispensable resource for navigating your gluten-free life.



The Forks Over Knives Plan: How to Transition to the Life-Saving, Whole-Food, Plant-Based Diet
by Alona Pulde, MD and Matthew Lederman, MD
published by Touchstone

From the creators of the groundbreaking documentary (and bestselling books) Forks Over Knives comes a four-week plan, showing anyone how to transition to a delicious whole-food, plant-based diet. It empowers people to live healthier lives by changing the way the world understands nutrition



21-Day Tummy: The Revolutionary Diet that Shrinks and Soothes Any Belly Fast
by Liz Vaccariello with Kate Scarlata, RD
published by Reader's Digest

Treat Common Digestive Disorders While Dropping Pounds and Inches in Three Weeks. 21-Day Tummy will help you target the foods and behaviors that challenge your personal digestive system and show you how to eat in a way that keeps you feeling great - and looking lean - for life.



Obsessed: America's Food Addiction -- and My Own
by Mika Brzezinski
published by Weinstein Books

New York Times bestselling author and MSNBC Morning Joe co-host Mika Brzezinski addresses the national obesity epidemic and shares the story of her lifelong struggle with food to inspire others to begin a personal journey toward healthy eating.



Foods that Harm, Foods that Heal, Revised and Updated The Best and Worst Choices to Treat your Ailments Naturally
by Reader's Digest Editors
published by Reader's Digest

The first edition of Foods That Harm, Foods That Heal changed the way we view food and its impact on our bodies. In this completely revised, updated, and redesigned edition, you'll find almost 150 food entries from apples to zucchini, simple ways to eat, cook, and store each food and more.



The Digest Diet
by Liz Vaccariello
published by Reader's Digest

The Digest Diet utilizes groundbreaking science and collective wisdom to help you lose weight quickly and safely -- backed by the authority of America's most trusted magazine, Reader's Digest. Get life-changing, health-boosting lessons from this book.



Slimmer: The New Mediterranean Way to Lose Weight
by Harry Papas
published by Turner

Papas, a certified dietician in Greece, shed the weight he gained by creating a simple yet revolutionary nutrition plan: a delicious, low-fat Mediterranean diet coupled with the self-awareness he needed to combat the triggers that contributed to his weight gain.



The Lean: A Revolutionary (and simple!) 30-Day Plan for Healthy, Lasting Weight Loss
by Kathy Freston
published by Weinstein Books

Top wellness expert Kathy Freston lets you in on her secret -- losing weight doesn't have to be difficult. This book helps you "lean in" and achieve a leaner body with this radically easy and effective weight-loss plan -- just 30 small steps in 30 days!



Veganist: Lose Weight, Get Healthy, Change the World
by Kathy Freston
published by Weinstein Books

Kathy Freston describes the whole web of benefits that pertain to being a veganist. It concludes with a step-by-step practical guide to becoming a veganist...easily and gradually. An accessible, optimistic, and illuminating book that will change the way you eat forever. No less delicious, still hearty and satisfying-just better for you and for all.



Anti-Aging Cures: Life Changing Secrets to Reverse the Effects of Aging
by Dr. James Forsythe
published by Vanguard Press

Are you tired of searching for the fountain of youth? This book reveals how to slow and even reverse the aging process. Based on meticulously researched clinical evidence, it provides an account of revolutionary anti-aging treatments that can prevent the health conditions associated with getting old.



It's Not About Nutrition: Unexpected Lessons in Teaching Your Child Healthy Eating for Life
by Dina Rose
published by Unknown

As a mother and a foodie, Dina began researching and interviewing parents on how they teach their children what to eat. She combines her expertise on socialization and her knowledge of nutrition to help parents make better nutritional choices for their kids.



The Dieter's Paradox: Why Dieting Makes Us Fat
by Alexander Chernev
published by Cerebellum Press

Thought-provoking and surprisingly entertaining, this book will change the way you think about food and dieting. Alexander Chernev describes decision fallacies that make us gain rather than lose weight. He reveals the irrational ways we think about eating and dieting and identifies decision traps we fall into.



Carrots 'N' Cake: Healthy Living One Carrot and Cupcake At A Time
by Tina Haupert
published by Sterling

Let them eat cake! From one of the most popular blogs on the internet comes an innovative, even fun way to diet. Carrots 'N' Cake is all about eating your carrots. . .and savoring your cupcake, too.



The Longevity Project: Surprising Discoveries for Health and Long Life from the Landmark Eight-Decade Study
by Howard S. Friedman
published by Hudson Street Press

For years we have been told to make lists and obsessively monitor when we're angry, what we eat, how much we worry, and how often we go to the gym. So why isn't everyone healthy?



Prevent a Second Heart Attack: 8 Foods, 8 Weeks to Reversing Heart Disease
by Janet Bond Brill, Ph.D., R.D., LND
published by Crown/ Three Rivers Press

Reverse Your Heart Disease in Just Eight Weeks
If you're one of the 13 million Americans who have survived a heart attack or been diagnosed with heart disease, Dr. Janet Bond Brill offers a delicious and foolproof plan that can lower your risk of a second heart attack by up to 70 percent.  Inspired by the heart-healthy Mediterranean diet, the Prevent a Second Heart Attack Plan is based on satisfaction, rather than deprivation.



Your Best Body Now: Look and Feel Fabulous at Any Age the Eat-Clean Way
by Tosca Reno
published by Harlequin

Bestselling author, magazine columnist, and 50-year-old swimsuit and fitness model, Tosca Reno, has spent the past decade putting her principles of eating clean, health, fitness, and mind/body/spirit wellness in motion in her own life, as well as those of her devotees.



The Substitute Yourself Skinny Cookbook: Cut the Calories, Keep the Flavor with Hundreds of Simple Substitutions!
by Chef Susan Irby
published by Adams Media

Diet cookbooks should be about dropping weight, not depriving yourself. By swapping this for that, you can turn your favorite foods into low-calorie creations--proving once and for all that you can have your chocolate molten cake, and eat it too!



Eat and Beat Diabetes with Picture Perfect Weight Loss: The Visual Program to Prevent and Control Diabetes
by Dr. Howard M. Shapiro and Chef Franklin Becker
published by Harlequin

Ask any doctor or nutritionist who treats patients with diabetes: the first focus for controlling the disease is a healthy eating plan. But typical diabetic eating plans have been all about what you can't eat and what to do if you fall prey to a craving for foods you shouldn't have.



Clean, Green, and Lean: Get Rid of the Toxins That Make You Fat
by Dr. Walter Crinnion Forward by Dr. Peter J. D'Adamo
published by Wiley

Now you can lose weight and be good to the environment, too -- without starvation diets, calorie counting, complicated meal plans, or even having to exercise. Dr. Walter Crinnion, a naturopathic doctor and environmental medicine physician, shows you how to clean up your diet and clear out your body and home to eliminate unwanted pounds and toxins from your life.



The Mayo Clinic Diet: Eat Well. Enjoy Life. Lose Weight
by Mayo Clinic
published by Good Books

In our work with literally thousands of patients, we've identified the critical habits of people who maintain a healthy weight, and the habits of those who don't. With The Mayo Clinic Diet, we've boiled this research down to five simple habits to help you take off the extra weight -- and five habits to break so that you can keep it from coming back.



The Body Fat Solution: Five Principles for Burning Fat, Building Lean Muscle, Ending Emotional Eating, and Maintaining Your Perfect Weight
by Tom Venuto
published by Avery Trade (Penguin)

Tom Venuto provides a sound plan that will help us put the brakes on overeating by pinpointing the mental roadblocks and emotional eating patterns that are preventing us from losing weight for good.



The Serotonin Power Diet: Eat Carbs--Nature's Own Appetite Suppressant--to Stop Emotional Overeating and Halt Antidepressant-Associated Weight Gain
by Judith J. Wurtman, PhD, and Nina Frusztajer, MD
published by Rodale Books

Putting more than 30 years of groundbreaking research to work, renowned scientist Judith Wurtman, PhD, and her colleague, Nina T. Frusztajer, MD, present a clinically proven 12-week program that uses the power of carbohydrates to help you control cravings and lose weight.



Eat Your Way To Happiness: 10 Diet Secrets to Improve Your Mood, Curb Your Cravings, and Keep the Pounds Off
by Elizabeth Somer M.A., R.D.
published by Harlequin

Are you satisfied with your weight? Do you have enough energy to make it through the day? Do you consider yourself a happy person? All of these things are related, and your energy, mental clarity, mood and, of course, waistline are all directly connected to what you eat.



The Weight Loss Plan for Beating Diabetes: The 5-Step Program That Removes Metabolic Roadblocks, Sheds Pounds Safely, and Reverses Prediabetes and Diabetes
by Frederic J. Vagnini M.D., FACS and Lawrence D. Chilnick
published by Fair Winds Press

The Weight Loss Plan for Beating Diabetes gives readers a 5-step program for shedding unwanted pounds safely and effectively. It outlines the unique metabolic challenges faced by diabetics and how they can be overcome with an integrated plan of diet, specific nutritional supplements and exercise regimens, lifestyle modification, and medication.



Conquer the Fat-Loss Code
by Wendy Chant
published by McGraw Hill

Nutrition expert Wendy Chant builds upon her scientifically designed program of macro-patterning, a simple routine of alternating carb-up, carb-down, and baseline days to outsmart your body, increase your metabolism, and burn away fat.



The Love-Powered Diet: Eating for Freedom, Health, and Joy
by Victoria Moran
published by Lantern Books

Finally, make peace with food and have a body you're proud of by drawing on the wisdom and grace already inside you. Replace cravings with calmness. Relate to food as a loving friend, not a feared enemy.



The Whole-Food Guide to Strong Bones: A Holistic Approach
by Annemarie Colbin
published by New Harbinger Publications

It's essential to maintain strong bones to keep an active lifestyle, but aside from taking a daily calcium supplement, is there really anything you can do to improve your bone health? With this complete program for stronger bones created by health educator Annemarie Colbin, you'll learn the best foods to eat to build bone mass and find out which foods actually weaken bones.



Skinny Bitch Bun in the Oven: A Gutsy Guide to Becoming One Hot (and Healthy) Mother!
by Rory Freedman and Kim Barnouin
published by Running Press

So you’re knocked up, huh? Congratulations!

This is one of the most magical and miraculous times in your life. But that doesn’t mean you have a free pass to shovel crap in your mouth all day long! Now that you’re eating for two, it’s more important than ever to stuff your face with the right foods.



Crack the Fat-Loss Code: Outsmart Your Metabolism and Conquer the Diet Plateau
by Wendy Chant
published by McGraw-Hill

The human body evolved to resist starvation by holding on to fat. No wonder it's so difficult to lose weight! Now a revolutionary lifestyle plan finally cracks the code for efficient fat loss.



The Fattening of America: How The Economy Makes Us Fat, If It Matters, and What To Do About It
by Eric A. Finkelstein and Laurie Zuckerman
published by Wiley

Eric Finkelstein is a renowned health economist who has spent much of his career studying the economics of obesity. Now, with the help of coauthor Laurie Zuckerman, he skillfully reveals the economic drivers behind America's growing obesity epidemic, its impact on society, and what can be done to get the epidemic under control.



Joy Bauer's Food Cures: Treat Common Health Concerns, Look Younger & Live Longer
by Joy Bauer, MS, RD, CDN with Carol Svec
published by Rodale

You've known it all along: your health is directly related to what you eat. But did you know that bothersome symptoms, life-threatening diseases, and other health concerns can be managed, treated, and even cured by the foods you eat?



The Entrepreneur Diet: The On-the-Go Plan for Fitness, Weight Loss, and Healthy Living
by Tom Weede
published by Entrepreneur Press

Mainstream diets, daily two-hour workouts . . . They just don't fit the lifestyles of busy entrepreneurs, or anyone who's crunched for time. If you have a daily routine that keeps you constantly on the go, you know just what we mean.



Dr. Gott's No Flour, No Sugar Diet: The Simplest Way to Lose Weight!
by Peter H. Gott, MD with Robin Donovan
published by Warner Wellness

During his forty years of medical practice and in his nationally syndicated medical column, Dr. Peter Gott has been asked constantly by patients and readers for a simple, foolproof way to lose weight. In response, he developed the No Flour, No Sugar Diet.



The Four Day Win: End Your Diet War and Achieve Thinner Peace
by Martha Beck, PhD
published by Rodale

Everyone knows how to lose weight: eat less, move more. But though they know what to do, millions of dieters don't do what they know. Why not? Because they don't understand the brain-body dynamics of weight loss.



Cholesterol Down: 10 Simple Steps to Lower Your Cholesterol in 4 Weeks -- Without Prescription Drugs
by Janet Bond Brill, Ph.D., R.D., LND
published by Three Rivers Press

If you are one of the nearly 100 million Americans struggling with high cholesterol, then Dr. Janet Brill offers you a revolutionary new plan for taking control of your health -- without the risks of statin drugs.



The Feel-Good Diet: The Weight-Loss Plan That Boosts Serotonin, Improves Your Mood, and Keeps the Pounds Off for Good
by Cheryle Hart, M.D., and Mary Kay Grossman, RD
published by McGraw-Hill

The Feel-Good Diet is a revolutionary weight-loss program that works with you, not against you. Cheryle Hart, M.D., and Mary Kay Grossman, RD, reveal that many other diets cut out essential carbs and pack on too much protein, which depletes your brain's neurotransmitters, especially serotonin.



The Ultimate New York Diet: The Fastest Way to a Trimmer You!
by David Kirsch
published by McGraw-Hill

When supermodel Heidi Klum needed to get into tip-top shape for the Victoria's Secret fashion show -- just eight weeks after giving birth to her second child -- she turned to a miracle worker, celebrity fitness trainer David Kirsch, and his Ultimate New York Diet.



Prevention's The Sugar Solution: Weight Gain? Memory Lapse? Mood Swings? Fatigue? Your Symptoms Are Real -- And Your Solution Is Here
by the Editors of Prevention magazine with Ann Fittante, MS, RD
published by Rodale

The link between high blood sugar and type II diabetes is well known. But many people don't realize that blood sugar imbalances can set the stage for a host of health problems -- from unexplained weight gain, fatigue, and poor concentration to heart disease and stroke.



Eat Right for Your Metabolism: How the Right Foods for Your Type Can Help You Lose Weight
by Felicia Drury Kliment
published by McGraw-Hill

You've tried low-fat, low-carb, and high-protein diets, but you can't seem to keep the weight off. Why? As nutritionist Felicia Drury Kliment explains, all digestive metabolisms are not the same, and your friend's diet miracle could be your diet disaster.



Shape Your Self: My 6-Step Diet and Fitness Plan to Achieve the Best Shape of Your Life
by Martina Navratilova
published by Rodale

As you read, you'll hear funny anecdotes, touching stories, and important life lessons Martina has learned from her own successes and failures and those of the friends and competitors who have influenced the woman she is today.



The South Beach Diet Dining Guide: Your Reference Guide to Restaurants Across America
by Arthur Agatston, MD
published by Rodale

If you're like most Americans, chances are that work and family keep you busy and on the go. Probably you purchase at least one meal a day in some sort of restaurant. But can you dine out regularly and still stick to the South Beach Diet? The answer is a definite "Yes."



The Sonoma Diet: Trimmer Waist, Better Health in Just 10 Days
by Dr. Connie Guttersen, R.D., Ph.D.
published by Meredith Books

Inspired by the sun-drenched foods and vibrant lifestyle of California's breathtakingly beautiful wine country, The Sonoma Diet is a surefire weight loss plan based on wholesome, satisfying, flavorful meals.



How the Rich Get Thin: Park Avenue's Top Diet Doctor Reveals the Secrets to Losing Weight and Feeling Great
by Jana Klauer, M.D.
published by St. Martin's Press

One of New York's top weight-control doctors finally reveals the secrets to the enviably lean bodies leaving her Park Avenue offices. Based on science, and proved by the success of client after client, Dr. Jana Klauer's diet is the key to how successful, rich, and busy modern men and women get it off and keep it off.



The Flavor Point Diet: The Delicious, Breakthrough Plan to Turn Off Your Hunger and Lose the Weight for Good
by David L. Katz, MD, MPH with Catherine S. Katz, PhD
published by Rodale

Think of your most addictive foods, the ones that make you lose control -- they're usually a jumble of sweet, salty, and savory flavors. Eaten alone, none of those flavors will make you fat. But when you combine them, you'll usually eat too much.



Lean Mom, Fit Family: The 6-Week Plan for a Slimmer You and a Healthier Family
by Michael Sena, C.F.S., with Kirsten Straughan, R.D., L.D., and Tom Sattler, Ed.D.
published by Rodale

Is it possible for you to shed pounds without cooking two different meals -- one for you and one for the rest of the family? Do you find your husband's chocolate ice cream or the kids' potato chips irresistible? And could your family ever join together to get lean and fit?



Body Intelligence: Lose Weight, Keep It Off, and Feel Great About Your Body Without Dieting
by Edward Abramson, Ph.D.
published by McGraw-Hill

Finally ready to jump off the dieting merry-go-round? Are you fed up with risking your health using diet pills and supplements that don't deliver on their promises? Have you had it with feeling ashamed about your weight and guilty about every bite you eat? Well, you've come to the right place.



The Great American Detox Diet: 8 Weeks to Weight Loss and Well-Being
by Alex Jamieson
published by Rodale

Alex Jamieson shows us how to clean up our lives by replacing packaged foods with whole, fresh, healthful foods that will strengthen our systems, restore our vitality, and protect us from major illnesses and disease.



The Acid Alkaline Balance Diet: An Innovative Program for Ridding Your Body of Acidic Wastes
by Felicia Drury Kliment
published by McGraw-Hill

Modern agriculture and food-preservation methods have done serious damage to the human diet. The detrimental effects on the human body caused by acidic wastes from processed food and chemical additives are myriad.