Healthy Eating

With the New Year come resolutions to follow a healthier diet. Not sure which nutrition lifestyle to embrace? Borrow a book from the Lititz Public Library.

Jumpstart to Skinny : The Simple 3-Week Plan for Supercharged Weight LossJumpstart to Skinny: The Simple 3-Week Plan for Supercharged Weight Loss by Bob Harper
Celebrity trainer shares a day-to-day strategy for weight loss success and features rules that will take confusion and decision-making out of meal planning.

Heart 411: The Only Guide to Heart Health You’ll Ever Need by Marc Gillinov and Steven Nissen
Two Cleveland Clinic doctors provide information about cardiovascular health and answers to questions their patients have raised over decades of practice.

The Shift: How I Finally Lost Weight and Discovered a Happier Life by Tory Johnson
Good Morning America contributor’s television career was jeopardized if she didn’t make a shift to a healthier lifestyle.

The Healthy Juicer's Bible : Lose Weight, Detoxify, Fight Disease, and Live LongThe Healthy Juicer’s Bible: Lose Weight, Detoxify, Fight Disease and Live Long by Farnoosh Brock
Tips gathered from years of green juicing, using just about every fruit and vegetable imaginable, are presented for those considering a switch to this regimen.

Eat to Live Cookbook: 200 Delicious Nutrient-Rich Recipes for Fast and Sustained Weight Loss, Reversing Disease and Lifelong Health by Joel Fuhrman, M.D.
A cookbook companion to the “Eat to Live” diet includes the latest nutritional science, success stories and meals for every occasion.

VB6: Eat Vegan Before 6:00 to Lose Weight and Restore Your Health…For Good by Mark Bittman
New York Times columnist provides recipes to support his suggestion that eating a vegan diet each day before 6:00pm will dramatically improve health.

The Fastdiet: Lose Weight, Stay Healthy and Live Longer with the Simple Secret of Intermittent Fasting by Michael Mosley and Mimi Spencer
This diet allows users to eat whatever they like five days a week and then fast (consuming 500-600 calories per day) for two nonconsecutive days.

Slim for Life : My Insider Secrets to Simple, Fast, and Lasting Weight LossSlim for Life: My Insider Secrets to Simple, Fast and Lasting Weight Loss by Jillian Michaels
Biggest Loser trainer offers a no-nonsense plan to slim down.

Trim Healthy Mama : No More FadsTrim Healthy Mama: A Commonsense Guide to Satisfy Your Cravings and Energize Your Life by Serene Allison and Pearl Barrett
Sisters with a passion for healthy mothering present a comprehensive, biblically-based, and delicious way to eat for health and weight loss.

Grain Brain: The Surprising Truth About Wheat, Carbs and Sugar – Your Brain’s Silent Killers by David Perlmutter, M.D.
A board-certified neurologist states that carbohydrates are destroying the brain and presents a 30-day plan to achieve optimum health.

Foods That Harm, Foods That Heal Cookbook: More Than 250 Delicious Recipes to Beat Disease and Live Longer from the Editors of Reader’s Digest
A collection of recipes has been assembled to treat almost 100 common ailments from acne to cataracts to kidney disease.

Eating on the Wild Side : The Missing Link to Optimum HealthEating on the Wild Side: The Missing Link to Optimum Health by Jo Robinson
Investigative journalist reveals the nutritional history of fruits and vegetables.

The China Study Cookbook: Over 120 Whole-Food, Plant-Based Recipes by LeAnne Campbell Disla, PhD
This collection of easily prepared, plant-based recipes supports findings of The China Study, research that suggests the Western diet has led to our current health crisis.

The Best Things You Can Eat: For Everything from Aches to ZZZZ, the Definitive Guide to the Nutrition-Packed Foods that Energize, Heal and Help You Look Great by David Grotto
Leading dietician compiled an index of top foods that showcases individual foods and their health benefits.

Originally published on December 20, 2013 in the Lititz Record Express.