The Biggest Loser — 6 Weeks to a Healthier You: Lose Weight and Get Healthy for Life
by Cheryl Forberg, RD, Melissa Roberson, Lisa Wheeler. Rodale, 2010.
You know the Biggest Losers have lost tons of weight — but there's a transformation on the inside as well. Motivational tips, menus, recipes, exercise plans and secrets from the ranch are included.
Bite It & Write It!
by Stacie Castle, MS, RD, CDN; Robyn Cotler, MS, RD, CDN; Marni Schefter, RD, CDN; Shana Shapiro, MS, RD, CDN, CDE. Square One Publishers, 2011.
Not just a food diary, it's also a nutrition guide with ten health goals to help you change the way you think about food. Also includes a calorie guide for chain restaurant foods and help with eating healthy when dining out.
The Calendar Diet
by Melina B. Jampolis, MD and Karen Ansel, MS, RD, with Ami Jampolis, MS, CSCS. Wagging Tail Press, 2012.
Dieting is never easy, especially when holidays and vacations enter the picture. Find some practical suggestions that consider time of year and those holiday diet traps. Included are 52 seasonal recipes.
Doctor's Detox Diet
by Christine Gerbstadt, MD, RD. Nutronics(TM) Health Publishing, 2012.
Here's a different take on losing weight, designed to boost the relationship between skin, kidney, intestine, liver and lymphatic systems using everyday foods and spices to support your body's natural detoxification system.
Eat Right When Time is Tight
by Patricia Bannan, MS, RD. NorLightsPress, 2010.
No time to cook? Along with health and nutrition information, here are practical ideas for meals and snacks. Included are ten master strategies to help you make smart choices.
Eating Free: The Carb-Friendly Way to Lose Inches, Embrace Your Hunger, and Keep the Weight Off for Good
by Manuel Villacorta, RD, MS, CSSD. Health Communications, Inc., 2012.
Eating fewer carbs and working out harder may not give us the results we're seeking. Learn how your levels of sleep and stress -- along with a well-balanced diet -- contribute to overall good health.
The 5 Hungers: Stealth Appetites You Can Satisfy Without Overeating
by Beverly Hyatt Neville, PhD, RD. Let Me Read It, 2012.
Our eating behaviors are often driven by something other than true hunger. Learn how to satisfy the five hungers, and see how food can be a satisfying reward.
Food, Field to Fork: How to Grow Sustainably, Shop Wisely, Cook Nutritiously, and Eat Deliciously
by Anita M. Kobuszewski, MS, RD. AnitaBeHealthy Publishing, 2012.
An engaging read on nutrition and wellness, highlighting sustainable gardening as well as food shopping and cooking. Learn how food choices affect aging and why eating more produce matters.
The Food Is My Friend Diet
by Ruth Frechman, MA, RD, CPT. Gales Publishing, 2012.
Many of us turn to chocolate when we need to feel better. It's our own special food friend. This book offers a 30-day plan to lose weight by making healthy lifestyle changes and conquering emotional eating.
Grocery Makeover: Small Changes for Big Results
by Julie Feldman, MPH, RD. Spry Publishing LLC, 2013.
Although there are thousands of foods available on grocery shelves, we seem to buy the same items every week. This book is loaded with charts of nutrient content for common grocery-list foods, as well as substitution suggestions to make meals more nutritious.
Lose It! The Personalized Weight Loss Revolution
by Charles Teague and Anahad O'Connor. Rodale, 2010.
Don't avoid foods you love. Learn the life-changing philosophy to losing weight safely with suggestions for tracking your calories, exercise, eating habits and embracing mindful eating.
The Mayo Clinic Diet
by Mayo Clinic. Good Books, 2010.
Written in an easy-to-read format with colorful illustrations and helpful tables encouraging you to add five habits, break five habits and adopt five bonus habits to help you lose weight.
Mayo Clinic Healthy Heart for Life!
Medical Editor Martha Grogon, MD. Time Home Entertainment Inc., 2012.
Four sections cover everything from major risk factors, healthy eating, medications and setting goals. Detailed illustrations show how the heart works and what blockages look like.
MyPlate for Moms, How to Feed Yourself & Your Family Better
by Elizabeth M. Ward, MS, RD. Loughlin Press, 2011.
Realistic ideas for using MyPlate to plan family meals. Learn about "portion distortion," dining out sensibly, and food safety. Recipes and shopping ideas included.
Nutrition Diva's Secrets for a Healthy Diet: What to Eat, What to Avoid, What to Stop Worrying About
by Monica Reinagel. St. Martin’s Griffin, 2011.
If dieting is only making you hungrier, this guide will help you with grocery lists, menus and recipes. Many of your questions will also be answered, such as "Is chicken always healthier than beef?"
Nutrition Map: Your Guide to Eating Healthy in the Real World
by Yvonne Quinones Syto, MA, RD, CDE, IBCLC. 2010.
Recipes, sample menus, tips on reading labels and a 7-week plan for changing your eating habits. A chart of food substitutes will help you satisfy your cravings. Also available in Spanish.
The Plant-Powered Diet: The Lifelong Eating Plan for Achieving Optimal Health, Beginning Today
by Sharon Palmer, RD. Experiment LLC, 2012.
Studies have shown that eating plant foods can help protect against everyday illness, diabetes, obesity, depression, mental decline, heart disease and even cancer. Here are recipes, a 14-day meal plan, and information about the importance of filling your plate with whole-plant foods.
Read Before Dieting: Your 4-Step Plan for Diet Success
by Stephanie Karpinske, MS, RD. SK Health Communications, LLC, 2011.
Are the first few days the most difficult when you're dieting? Do you continually come up with excuses for not changing your eating habits? Learn how to choose an eating plan that matches your personality.
The Simple Diet
James W. Anderson, MD and Nancy J. Gustafson, MS, RD. Berkley Books, 2012.
Using foods that can be found in supermarkets and including regular physical activity are key aspects to achieving success in weight loss. Diet plans and calorie charts are featured.
The Small Change Diet: 10 Steps to a Thinner, Healthier You
by Keri Gans, MS, RD, CDN. Gallery Books, 2011.
A radical shift in your life is not necessary to be successful with your diet. Using a method of excuse/solution responses, the author helps you gradually modify your eating habits.
Truck Drivers: Stop Your Job from Killing You!
by Sharon Madalis, MS, RD, LDN, CDE and April Rudat, MSEd, RD, LDN., April Rudat, 2010.
Truck drivers face the challenge of making healthy food choices on the road, while having limited opportunities to exercise. Even if you're not a truck driver, you'll find many helpful tips, charts, Web links and other resources.
The Ultimate Volumetrics Diet
by Barbara Rolls, PhD with Mindy Hermann, RD. Harper Collins, 2012.
Most of us look for ways to feel full on fewer calories. Learn how to eat the same number of bites and still feel satisfied by selecting foods that have fewer calories per bite.
by Danielle Schupp, RD with Stephanie Krikorian. The Globe Pequot Press, 2010.
It's not easy trying to eat right when you're traveling to or living in a big city. Tempting food choices are out there, but it's possible to enjoy your favorites and maintain a healthy weight. Learn how.
Your Inner Skinny
by Joy Bauer. Harper Collins, 2010.
Dozens of recipes and lots of exercises to help you face the challenges of losing weight. You'll learn how to re-program your appetite and avoid negative eating habits. Includes a chapter with helpful FAQs.