What is the Best Dieting Book for Weight Loss Motivation?

Are you trying to make a turnaround in life and looking for the dieting resource? In this article, Dr. Samuel Malloy will show you best dieting books to read.

Dieting's come a long way from the miserable days of semi-starvation and permanent hunger. Those days, eating celery and cardboard tasting, zero calorie crispbread was the only way to weight loss. A couple of weeks of that and most of us were back to chocolate and chips. It was a roller coaster.

Nowadays, there's a multitude of choices but knowing which diet suits you can be bewildering.

Here's a guide to the 10 best dieting books on the market:

1. The Sugar Smart Diet: Stop Cravings and Lose Weight While Still Enjoying the Sweets You Love! by Anne Alexander and Julia VanTine

Sugar is the 21st-century baddie. This diet helps to cut sugar cravings and replace the weight gainer/tooth rotter with healthier options.

2. The Fast Metabolism Diet: Eat More Food and Lose More Weight by Haylie Pomroy

No calorie counting, lots of food and weight loss is the deal here…almost too good to be true! The theory is - rotating food increases metabolic rate and reduces weight. This is one of the best dieting books you should read.

3. Eat to Live: The Amazing Nutrient-Rich Program for Fast and Sustained Weight Loss by Joel Fuhrman

Change your eating habits is the message. Switch to satisfying high nutrition foods and reduce cravings for sugary, calorific meals and snacks and bingo…lose weight. 

4. The HD Diet: Achieve Lifelong Weight Loss with Chia Seeds and Nature's Water-Absorbent Foods by Keren Gilbert

The focus on this 12-week plan is in oats, beans and other water-rich foods as well as nutrient-packed seeds to aid digestion and cut the flab.

5. The Lose Your Belly Diet: Change Your Gut, Change Your Life by Travis Stork 

Looking like we're 6 months pregnant isn't a good look, right. This science-based diet gets us eating the right food for gut health, thereby promoting weight loss. 

6. Dr. Gundry's Diet Evolution: Turn Off the Genes That Are Killing You and Your Waistline by Steven R. Gundry

With this diet, you'll shed pounds and lower cholesterol by changing habitual eating patterns, replacing animal proteins with plant-based foods.

7. The Cut: Lose Up to 10 Pounds in 10 Days and Sculpt Your Best Body by Morris Chestnut and Obi Obadike

Actor Chestnut and celebrity fitness guru Obadike have come up with a clinically proven fat burner. Following this food and exercise regime produces dramatic weight loss. An interesting dieting book on the list.

8. It Starts With Food: Discover the Whole30 and Change Your Life in Unexpected Ways by Dallas Hartwig and Melissa Hartwig

This 30-day diet reprogrammes eating habits leading to sustained weight loss because it promotes a healthier relationship with food.

9. The Keto Diet: The Complete Guide to a High-Fat Diet, with More Than 125 Delectable Recipes and 5 Meal Plans to Shed Weight, Heal Your Body, and Regain Confidence by Leanne Vogel

Well, this is radical; the keto diet is a low carb or high-fat regime. Yes, it actually encourages eating healthy fats in order to burn fat. Another interesting dieting book.

10. 10-Day Green Smoothie Cleanse by J J Smith

A New York Times bestseller, with this diet, followers smoothie their way to a slim body. As a bonus, the nutrient-packed fruit and vegetables provide a thorough body cleanse. 

So there you have it…10 dieting books to choose from – there's got to be one out there to suit even the most reluctant dieter.

About the Author:
Dr. Samuel Malloy has been in general medicine for the past 25 years and currently the medical director at https://www.drfelix.co.uk/. He has a keen interest in body science and how to maintain a healthy and fit lifestyle.

Have you ever used dieting books on this list and why?

Reference

- Fisler, J. S. (1992). Cardiac effects of starvation and semistarvation diets: safety and mechanisms of action. The American journal of clinical nutrition, 56(1), 230S-234S.

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Last review and update: August 18, 2018

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