On this page you will you’ll find books that I have read myself. I have applied several of the learnings in my own lifestyle making me feel content and happy. Hence I am recommending them for you, so you even you can enrich your life and lead a healthier and happier lifestyle.
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The Basic Shelf Cookbook includes extremely simple recipes prepared from low cost, nutritious ingredients. All the recipes are prepared from one list of low cost, nutritious ingredients. Most of these ingredients have a long shelf life; few require refrigeration. All the recipes are low in fat, flavourful and make delicious use of beans, peas and lentils. They are quick and easy to make, requiring a minimum of cooking experience and equipment. They are designed to be economical without sacrificing nutritional value and taste.

The Ultimate Volumetrics Diet is an excellent resource to have in your health library. This book provides you with several startegies to lose weight and keep it off while managing your hunger.  The book also includes a twelve – week weight loss plan  with step-by-step details as you develop new habits to help you lose weight and keep it off.  There are 105 delicious recipes, with recipes from breakfast to dessert.  You can use the tools and strategies even if you wish to improve your eating habits.

The Ultimate Volumetrics Diet also features:

  • Budget- and time-saving tips for losing weight
  • Myth busters and shattering common beliefs about diets and dieting
  • Grocery shopping strategies and options for saving time or saving money
  • Game plans for eating out, including menu buzz words, key questions, calorie labeling, and more
  • New tips for feeding the family and camouflaging veggies in favorite dishes
  • Concise charts with nutritional information for personalizing meals
  • Before-and-after photos comparing standard and Volumetrics recipes, with tips on how they were adapted to provide more food for the calories.


The Farmers Almanac includes a comprehensive collection of more than 400 tested and proven recipes. Each chapter offers a variety of dishes culled from the Almanac’s vast collection. I love this book for some of the traditional style recipes and the interesting facts accompanying the recipes.

Mindless Eating is a fun book to read. Heavily embedded with data from actual trials, this book will literally change the way you think about your next meal. The author, Brian Wansink is a Food psychologist and revolutionizes our awareness of how much, what, and why we’re eating—often without realizing it. His findings will astound you. I personally found some parts of the book hilarious!

Mindful Eating  is a term that we hear a lot these days. Mindful eating is a skill we all struggle to keep up with amongst all the tempations that we have around us and requires a lot motivation.  This book is a solution to keeping our motivation levels high to make mindful choices.  Drawing on recent research and integrating her experiences as a physician and meditation teacher, Dr. Jan Bays offers a wonderfully clear presentation of what mindfulness is and how it can help with food issues.

Mindful eating is an approach that involves bringing one’s full attention to the process of eating—to all the tastes, smells, thoughts, and feelings that arise during a meal. Whether you are overweight, suffer from an eating disorder, or just want to get more out of life, this book offers a simple tool that can make a remarkable difference.

The book will also teach you to:

• Tune into your body’s own wisdom about what, when, and how much to eat
• Eat less while feeling fully satisfied
• Identify your habits and patterns with food
• Develop a more compassionate attitude toward your struggles with eating
• Discover what you’re really hungry for

Mindful Eating also includes a 75-minute audio CD containing guided exercises led by the author. I have personally tried these exercises and found them to be really powerful. Go ahead and try t hem.

Becoming Vegetarian is one of my most referred books.  I refer this book for vegetarian recipes ans also to guide my patinets on how to eat healthy, when you chose a vegetarian lifestyle. The strategies in this book are a fantastic guide to transitioning to a vegetarian lifestyle. The recipes includes shopping lists and recipes, plus informative discussion on issues surrounding vegetarianism.

Tell Me What to Eat if I Have Diabetes is an ebook that goes into dept about the basic concepts of diabetes in very simple language. Easy to understand. It is written by Elaine Magee a Registered Dietitian who is also known as “The Recipe Doctor”. The book includes a 10-step plan on how to manage your blood sugars with small practical changes you can make to your diet and lifestyle. There is a section on how to navigate the grocery aisle smartly and even how to make mindful choices when making selections in a restaurant. Ideas for breakfasts and snacks are also included in the book. A must have book for your ebook library.


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