A great deal of our susceptibility towards diseases, from a common cold to more serious like heart disease and cancer, comes from nutritional deficiency. Whether we are vegan, vegetarian, paleo, or even if we don’t care about any particular lifestyle, we can all agree on one thing – that most of our nutrition should come from plant-based foods. In this book, Dr. Joel Fuhrman directs us towards the diet plan called G-BOMBS – Greens, Beans, Onions, Mushrooms, Berries, and Seeds. If you include these foods into your everyday diet, you are boosting your chances of living a very long, healthy, and active life.
Eat to live
Obesity and excess are two of the leading causes of many modern conditions and diseases. In this book, Dr. Joel Furhman offers a plan to lose weight and keep it off. Be warned, this is not a diet book, but a lifestyle book. It will demand significant changes in your food choices. The good news is that all the recipes are delicious and made from wholesome everyday ingredients.
Salt Sugar Fat
Are you familiar with that feeling after you eat an ice cream or a bag of potato chips? Have you ever heard of the term “bliss point”? Food companies have been scientifically tweaking ratios of salt, sugar, and fat to optimize consumer bliss and to create the greatest amount of cravings. In this book, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Michael Moss goes inside the world of processed and packaged foods. After reading it, you will never look at a nutrition label the same way again.
This book, written by Dr. T Colin Campbell and Dr. Howard Jacobson’s, will vastly expand your knowledge on benefits of the plant-based diet and the amazing complexity of the human body.
Written by Rich Roll, this is a story about his personal transformation. At the age of 40, from out-of-shape recovering alcoholic into one of the world’s best endurance athletes. After undergoing a diet detox, adopting a vegan lifestyle, and pushing his fitness regimen to undreamed-of heights, he was profiled by Men’s Fitness as one of the world’s 25 fittest men. He completed the unprecedented “Epic 5”–five back-to-back Ironman-distance triathlons on five different Hawaiian islands in under a week–an achievement many said was impossible. This is an inspiring story of the remarkable transformation and a complete physical and spiritual rejuvenation.
No Meat Athlete
If you don’t want to be the superhuman endurance athlete like Rich Roll, but still want to eat plant-based foods and introduce some activity into your life, then this is the book for you. Matt Frazier offers practical advice on food, cooking, exercise, and willpower, as well as printable meals and exercise plans.
Will write for food
If you want to start a food blog, write a cookbook or in any other way venture into the world of writing about food this is one book you’ll have to read. It’s full of valuable tips for food writers, journalists, and bloggers.
Sleep deprivation is one of the more serious health problems in the world today. It has deep cultural roots where robbing yourself of sleep is seen as a strength and not as one of the unhealthiest habits that you might develop. This book is equally for those that suffer from sleep disorders as well for those who just want to improve their life overall. What you will get is 21 tips on how to improve your sleep and get most out of it in order to regain its benefits and direct you to a healthier and happier life.
The most valuable commodity traded today is our attention. There are individuals and companies at this very moment working full-time on creating new covert methods to extract as much of our attention possible. Our attention is then repackaged and sold to the highest bidder. In his great book “Deep work” Cal Newport will help you deal with these issues and empower you to take some of that attention back. You will get step by step instructions on how to do this and a set of rules to impose on yourself to introduce more self-discipline and lead a more creative life free from distraction.
Humans are spending more and more time indoors. But there is a wealth of scientific knowledge that shows that we should reverse that trend. A growing number of programs in Korea, Finland, Japan, the USA, … show the remarkable impact that nature has on our mental and physical health.
The China study is the biggest study ever on the relationship between the food we eat and the risk of developing a disease. It shows the dangers of a diet high in animal protein and great health benefits of a whole-food, plant-based diet.
The body keeps the score
Trauma expert Bessel van der Kolk shows what impact trauma can have on our physical and mental health by altering the brain structure, and how we can heal through innovative treatments such as neurofeedback, mindfulness techniques, play, yoga, and various other therapies.
Braving the wilderness
True belonging doesn’t require us to change who we are. It requires us to be who we are.” In Braving the Wilderness, Brene Brown redefines what it means to truly belong, and how to face the world with courage, vulnerability, love and empathy.
Food psychologist Brian Wansink shows us how much, in what way, and why we’re eating more than we should. From the very dishes we use over social settings in which we eat to psychological manipulations food companies use to get us to overeat, this book is an eye-opener. It will make you think of ways to make more mindful, healthier choices on your next meal.