As we age, our bodies change. That also means metabolism, stomach size and appetite shifts.
These books tell you all you need to know about how to eat the right way as an adult. But interestingly, thankfully, they create recipes and give advice in a way that means you can still enjoy food.
And that’s what’s important, especially if you’re cutting down on some foods – you can’t make it a process of torture. Check these books out and you’ll be able to enjoy discovering new ways of eating!
Michael Greger does an incredible job of recommending the best, nutritionally-dense foods that are capable of boosting our immunity, preventing diseases and keeping us young! A highly practical read for anyone looking to incorporate nutritious and beneficial foods into their diet – which should be everyone.
Jane Brody has written the soundest and most complete nutrition guide yet available for adults. Among the many topics, she answers are: Do we need vitamin supplements? Is fast food junk food? What foods are best for our children?
My favorite aspect of this book is that it is rooted in the idea that food and our genes are tied together. She also uses her findings to help athletes become better which I found interesting. A lot of nutrition books are either about fad diets or losing weight and this one doesn’t really focus too much on either.
A practical resource for restoring the microbial balance in our guts and rebooting overall health, featuring a simple 6-day, 2-phase detox cleanse and over 50 delicious Paleo-meets-Mediterranean recipes.
This book is written by a medical doctor who had Multiple Sclerosis and was in a tilt recline wheelchair. She read the science and developed a diet that would give her the nutrients to heal her disease. It worked and she has been out of her wheelchair for 9 years and has shared everything she learned in the process.
Her book is packed full of research that supports her recommendations. I also have a diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis. I discovered her book, read it and tried it. The results were amazing and I have been symptom free for 6 years! What we eat matters and our bodies have the ability to heal. The Wahls protocol is designed to heal at a cellular level and will help with any disease and reduce your chances of developing disease.
This book is for midlife women struggling to release weight that was gained due to hormonal changes that start to occur over 40 years old. These women can’t stand the thought of going on yet another diet. They don’t want to count, weigh or measure their food and they don’t want to feel deprived.
It answers the top 100 frequently asked questions about how to begin the 16/8 method of Intermittent Fasting to turn the body into a fat-burning machine. Essential oils are incorporated into both the fasting and feasting parts of the day for boosted results. Significant anti-aging effects occur when refraining from eating for periods of time. This helps keep the body on the inside and outside youthful and vibrant. Intermittent Fasting isn’t another diet, it is adopted as a lifestyle and has long, lasting results.
Have you ever worried that you are eating too many snack foods (and can’t stop) or tried to lose weight but can’t stay away from the donuts? Food Junkies: Recovery from Food Addiction may be the book for you.
In a very reader-friendly way, Food Junkies covers the updated science of sugar and food addiction: Learn how – and why – some foods are as addictive as cocaine. See if you are just an emotional comfort eater or a binge eater or if you are on your way to becoming a food addict. Food Junkies is full of stories of actual food addicts at various stages in their struggle.
The second edition of Food Junkies is packed with new information about the addictive nature of foods. It contains fresh material focused on recovery: Through the stories of others, observe how you can be free from the obsession to eat, yet enjoy your meals AND still lose excess weight. We call it food serenity. Freedom tastes great.
Getting in incredible shape for anyone, any age, follows a very clear trifecta for success – the right exercise regime, optimal stress management and the correct diet.
Far and away the most challenging factor for most people is getting to grips with the diet, and yet paradoxically it is the simplest to establish.
So many people new to fitness jump from one fad diet to the next, but the actual diet that is optimal for most people follows a few basic principles.
This book teaches the fundamental skills of nutrition and setting up a diet for long-term success, which apply across the board, whether you’re vegan, vegetarian, paleo, keto or anything else in between.
It provides a blueprint to be able to create your own diet with the tools and knowledge to understand the core principles of nutrition and how to construct a sustainable meal plan that works around your own specific preferences, lifestyle, eating habits and body transformation goals.
It takes you through the whole process of creating a body transformation diet and meal plan from calorie targets, macronutrients, meal planning and prep and creating your own recipes to get real results.