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12 Easy Nutrition Books To Guide You Back Into Control

Nutrition is at its most difficult at the start. Ease into it with these approachable guides!

Beginning your journey with nutrition is often difficult at the start. These authors have gone through the same thing as you are right now.

Their books have accessible steps to easing into controlling your diet, all while making food more fun. Check out our favorites below!

#1 Smart Meal Prep for Beginners by Amidor MS RD CDN, Toby

Smart Meal Prep for Beginners by Amidor MS RD CDN, Toby
Who suggested this book?
The Smart Meal Prep for Beginners by Amidor MS RD CDN, Toby was recommended by Toby Amidor from N/A. You can find out more about Toby Amidor here or read their book recommendation below.

Meal prep can seem daunting, but in Smart Meal Prep for Beginners, I make it easier than ever to start (and stick with) meal prep, so that you have ready-to-go healthy meals every day of the week. This meal prep cookbook goes beyond general meal prep guidance, and provides a 6-week plan to make a habit of meal prep and keep your fridge full. With specific, step-by-step instructions and meal prep plans that eliminate the guesswork of what to eat and for which meal, this cookbook is your kick-start guide to meal prep like a pro.

The point of meal prep is to set yourself up for success, not stress. This meal prep guide and cookbook gives you the tools you need to make meal prep a regular part of your routine, with: 6-Weekly meal prep plans that progressively ease beginners from prepping breakfast and lunch (2 plans) to a full day’s meal prep featuring breakfast, lunch, and dinner (4 plans) Must-have meal prep tools that include prep day guidance, shopping lists, plus storage and reheating information Meal prep 101 gets you started with need-to-know info about meal prepping, including meal prep Dos and Don’ts and food storage guidelines Smart Meal Prep for Beginners is a fool-proof plan to meal prep like a pro and have healthy meals ready-to-go, no questions asked.

#2 Heal Your Pain Now by Joe Tatta

Heal Your Pain Now by Joe Tatta
Who suggested this book?
The Heal Your Pain Now by Joe Tatta was recommended by Joe Tatta from Integrative Pain Science Institute. You can find out more about Joe Tatta here or read their book recommendation below.

In Heal Your Pain Now, you learn how nutrition can eliminate the inflammation in your body, which is exacerbating your pain; and how to overcome Sedentary Syndrome and choose the best movement strategy. Dr. Tatta provides quizzes, self-assessments, meal plans, shopping lists, recipes, and exercises to support you throughout the program. If you struggle with chronic pain from an injury, autoimmune disease, or musculoskeletal pain–or are overweight and have tried everything without success–Heal Your Pain Now provides natural solutions to finally eliminate your pain and return to an active, healthy, and fulfilling life.

#3 Nutrition: Concepts and Controversies by Frances Sizer

Nutrition: Concepts and Controversies by Frances Sizer
Who suggested this book?
The Nutrition: Concepts and Controversies by Frances Sizer was recommended by Daniel DeMoss from DumbBellsReview. You can find out more about Daniel DeMoss here or read their book recommendation below.

This eye-opening book debunks all myths and misconceptions about health and nutrition. Clear explanations and structured frame of argumentative paragraphs made this book a strong persuasive case against false assumptions of health and diet. This book can serve the purpose of course preparations and invites the students to revisit their ideas on food safety, world hunger, evolving dietary guidelines, healthy body weight, and many food-related issues.

#4 Nutrition For Dummies 2nd Edition By Carol Ann Rinzler

Nutrition For Dummies 2nd Edition By Carol Ann Rinzler
Who suggested this book?
The Nutrition For Dummies 2nd Edition By Carol Ann Rinzler was recommended by Daniel DeMoss from DumbBellsReview. You can find out more about Daniel DeMoss here or read their book recommendation below.

The book series For Dummies has always committed to enabling its reader at every level to leverage their personal and technical prowess. In this second edition, the authors discuss the essential fact about nutrition, alcohol truth, and the complex story of carbohydrates. Chapter 26 & 27 revolving around ten fad diets and ten superfoods are worth reading and quite thought-provoking.

#5 Fundamentals of Human Nutrition by Geissler BDS MS Ph.D. RNutr

Fundamentals of Human Nutrition by Geissler BDS MS Ph.D. RNutr
Who suggested this book?
The Fundamentals of Human Nutrition by Geissler BDS MS Ph.D. RNutr was recommended by Daniel DeMoss from DumbBellsReview. You can find out more about Daniel DeMoss here or read their book recommendation below.

This book unveils the complex fundamentals of human nutrition. It is written to enlighten the students and practitioner equally. Its concise approach explains the epidemiology of diet and disease. At the end of each chapter, the key points summarize all chapter.

#6 The Raw Food Detox Diet by Natalia Rose

The Raw Food Detox Diet by Natalia Rose
Who suggested this book?
The The Raw Food Detox Diet by Natalia Rose was recommended by Christina Towle from BuzzBright PR. You can find out more about Christina Towle here or read their book recommendation below.

Why you’re going to love The Raw Food Detox Diet

You will . . .

  • never count calories, fat grams, or carb grams, or measure foods again;
  • see results even without deliberate exercise;
  • eat liberal amounts of rich, satisfying foods; and
  • open the flood gates for improvements in every area of your life.

Natalia Rose’s proven program will set you on a course toward greater energy, a slimmer figure, a radiant complexion, and amazing natural health—whether you aim to lead an all-raw lifestyle or simply want to lose weight while still eating the foods you love. The book also features more than eighty irresistibly fresh and simple gourmet recipes for all meals, occasions, and Raw Food Detox Diet levels, including

  • mouthwatering salad dressings such as Liquid Gold Elixir and Amazing Raw Peanut Sauce;
  • sumptuous soups such as Raw Harvest Butternut and Coconut Soup;
  • cleansing pasta and lasagna dishes and delicious, guilt-free pizzas;
  • Thai delights such as Spring-in-Your-Step Rolls with Raw Teriyaki Sauce;
  • decadent desserts such as Cheesecake Pudding and Raw Cinnamon Apple-Pear Pie; and
  • Raw Ice Creams and Sherbets.

#7 Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Complete Food and Nutrition Guide by Roberta Larson Duyff

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Complete Food and Nutrition Guide by Roberta Larson Duyff
Who suggested this book?
The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Complete Food and Nutrition Guide by Roberta Larson Duyff was recommended by Melissa Morris from Exercise. You can find out more about Melissa Morris here or read their book recommendation below.

This book is based on factual nutrition information, does not push a specific diet, and is presented in an organized and easy to understand method. The author is a registered dietician and this book is supported by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, which is the leading professional organization for registered dieticians. It gives everything beginners (and other audiences) need to know and understand about nutrition and healthy eating, it is not expensive, and it can serve as a reference book on a number of important topics. Readers can choose specific topics to read and learn about or read it straight through.

#8 INSTANT POT COOKBOOK by Paul Jeppesen

INSTANT POT COOKBOOK by Paul Jeppesen
Who suggested this book?
The INSTANT POT COOKBOOK by Paul Jeppesen was recommended by Ronald D’souza from Angel Jackets. You can find out more about Ronald D’souza here or read their book recommendation below.

Super Instant Pot Cookbook for Beginners! There are meat recipes, side dish recipes, poultry recipes, beans and gains recipes, vegetarian and vegan, rice and pasta, soups and stews, fish and seafood recipes, snacks and appetizers, breakfast and brunch, dessert and everything you need. All these recipes are saved with simple ingredients with nutrition facts and easy cooking directions.

#9 Eat Real to Heal by Nicolette Richer

Eat Real to Heal by Nicolette Richer
Who suggested this book?
The Eat Real to Heal by Nicolette Richer was recommended by Brenda Knight from Mango Publishing. You can find out more about Brenda Knight here or read their book recommendation below.

If you want to feel active, clear-minded. and strong enough to fight off disease, it all starts with the food you put into your body. Focusing on diet, nutrition, and meditation, Eat Real to Heal teaches you how to power up your immune system and give yourself the best possible chance at beating chronic diseases like diabetes, arthritis, acne, psoriasis, fibromyalgia, and even cancer.

Learn how to create and follow a meal plan that utilizes nutritious, vegan recipes, made with pure and organic ingredients, that are quick, easy, and delicious! Also learn about juicing, managing stress, detoxifying your home, breathing exercises and yoga that connect you with your body, and Gerson Therapy. If you’ve been diagnosed with a serious or a non-life-threatening illness, you’re in remission, or you’re just looking to feel better this book is for you! The easy-to-follow advice and instructions in Eat Real to Heal will get you feeling vibrant, strong, and energized, and give you the best possible chance at preventing and beating all kinds of chronic diseases!

#10 Eating Well to Win by Richard Ingraham

Eating Well to Win by Richard Ingraham
Who suggested this book?
The Eating Well to Win by Richard Ingraham was recommended by Brenda Knight from Mango Publishing. You can find out more about Brenda Knight here or read their book recommendation below.

Chef Richard Ingraham has been personal chef for NBA star Dwyane Wade for more than a decade. The Miami native is also a Chopped contender and the founder of the private chef network, ChefRLI, which caters to professional athletes. Now this chef to star athletes is ready to share the secrets of cooking for a peak performance lifestyle. Chef Richard’s book is designed for those who want to change their diet to achieve peak performance, whether that be at the gym or the office. This is an insider’s guide to how it really happens.

Step-by-step in 90 recipes, he will show the CrossFit enthusiast, the working mom and the weekend golfer how to eat for optimum performance because he knows all of the secrets, and it’s not all kale smoothies and grilled chicken. In addition to his recipes, Chef Richard will share what he’s learned about eating well to live well throughout his career from his parents and grandparents, who were his first culinary instructors, to his celebrity clients.

Readers will get advice on how changing what you put in your body will change what you put out into the universe and make you feel better physically and emotionally. It’s not just about making sure you get the right mix of veggies and carbs. This is about feeding your spirit as well. Chef Richard is serving up recipes for inspired living.

#11 Vegans Save the World by Alice Alvarez

Vegans Save the World by Alice Alvarez
Who suggested this book?
The Vegans Save the World by Alice Alvarez was recommended by Brenda Knight from Mango Publishing. You can find out more about Brenda Knight here or read their book recommendation below.

Millions of people have turned to a plant-based diet for the sake of both themselves and the planet. Now, tens of thousands of people have put down their knives in favor of a vegan or vegetarian diet for weight loss or to control blood pressure and cholesterol. Author Alice Mary Alvrez shares her journey from not-so-healthy carnivore to urban homesteader who turned her health around and contributes to a healthier planet as well.

This utterly unique vegan cookbook offers over 100 easy-to-make vegan recipes and many basic woman eco-warrior and plant-powered cook recipes. Alvrez shares her green-living methods and cooking techniques as well as sage advice about food and nutrition. As instructive as it is inspiring, this book is brimming with excellent information about avoiding unhealthy food additives and the importance of eating clean and getting educated about your diet. Eating your veggies is essential to good health, especially for families and children. Growing the organic veggies you eat is even better!

#12 Plant-Powered Cooking by Alice Mary Alvrez

Plant-Powered Cooking by Alice Mary Alvrez
Who suggested this book?
The Plant-Powered Cooking by Alice Mary Alvrez was recommended by Brenda Knight from Mango Publishing. You can find out more about Brenda Knight here or read their book recommendation below.

Cooking for a plant-based diet is the single biggest trend in the culinary world and for very good reasons. It can lead to improved health, better weight management, proven reversal of heart disease and other chronic issues, a happier wallet-and it’s oh-so-much better for the planet, too. Organic gardener, environmentalist, and pop-up chef Alice Mary Alvrez wants to make it as easy as possible to reduce your footprint, grow and eat fabulous organic vegetables, and maintain a planet-positive, animal-friendly lifestyle.

As she says, I like to make it so simple that it’s brain-free so you don’t even have to think about it anymore, you fall in love with a healthier and greener way of life. Her book Plant-Powered Cooking is simply brimming with brilliant ideas you can use from tips for growing your own food (even if you have a hard time keeping houseplants alive), shopping and cooking techniques for every mealtime, and even low-labor secrets for harvesting and canning the bounty from your own garden. Begin with small changes such as Meat-free Mondays, then eliminate all meat out of your diet and replace it with beautiful food grown by your own hand. With Alice Alvrez’s Plant-Powered Cooking, you and your family will be living the good life.


Who contributed to this article?

Toby Amidor from N/A

Joe Tatta from Integrative Pain Science Institute

Daniel DeMoss from DumbBellsReview

Christina Towle from BuzzBright PR

Melissa Morris from Exercise

Ronald D’souza from Angel Jackets

Brenda Knight from Mango Publishing

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