Are you part of those who decided to start taking their health more seriously in 2016? The editorial team too! Not always obvious, right? Because any way that helps you stay on the right track is a good way, I have put together a few reads that could change your daily life; a selection of inspirational books that are informative and fun and will help you, and us, stay at the top of your health this year. 2016 is ours! Happy discovery, divines!
1. Studies have shown that a low FODMAP diet is efficient at curing irritable bowel syndrome in 75% of people who suffer from the syndrome. Curious to learn more? This book helps you understand the logic of this diet by giving you the basics that will help you apply this healthy diet in your own life, and 150 recipes to ease painful symptoms and help digestion!
The Everything Guide To The Low-Fodmap diet : A Healthy Plan For Managing IBS And Other Digestive Disorders, by Barbara Bolen and Kathleen Bradley, $20,99 in book stores.
2. Having a good vitamins and minerals intake is essential for your health. It isn’t always easy though, especially during pregnancy! Luckily, we have help; Fiona Wilcock, a scientific nutritionist, speaker and consultant for various organizations, wants to help moms-to-be eat well. In her book, she offers a variety of recipes, juices, smoothies and soups, to help guide future mommies towards a healthier diet that will give baby everything he needs.
The Complete Pregnancy Cookbook Recipes, Menus And Nutritional Guidance For When You’re Expecting And After Your Baby Is Born, by Fiona Wilcock, $21,99, in book stores.
3. Functional training, have you heard of it? This method of physical training that keeps gaining popularity consists of working out many muscular groups at the same time, which improves the way the body functions after daily efforts. This book is divided into three parts. The first one being the theoretical side of the method, the second part being the practical part containing bodyweight exercises as well as exercises with various tools, and the final section proposes several specific training programs.
The Functional Training Bible by Guido Bruscia, $33,95 in book stores.
4.Weight management is important to you, but you’re afraid of diets? Is it really possible to lose a bit of weight, without depriving yourself? Healthy eating expert Amelia Freer, nutritional therapist with celebrity clients like James Corden and Sam Smith, will help you manage your weight, feel healthier and look rejuvenated in 10 simple steps. From detoxing your cupboards to knowing the differences between good and bad fats, everything you need to know is in her book!
Eat. Nourish. Glow: 10 Easy Steps For Losing Weight, Looking Younger and Feeling Healthier by Amelia Freer, $29,99 in book stores.
5. Leftovers from yesterday, fruits too ripe and milk on the verge of expiring, just how much food do we throw away by reflex, or because we don’t know what to do with it! However, eating well without wasting food is totally possible. Engaging checklists, simple recipes and practical strategies that will help you reduce food waste and save money are all found in this gem!
Waste-Free Kitchen Handbook: A Guide To Eating Well And Saving Money By Wasting Less Food by Dana Gunders, $26,95 in book stores.