What's new when it comes to holistic health? Learn about the newest flip-worthy pages in this round-up of health books worth reading, from a book explaining about a new theory on what makes you fat to one providing a thyroid solution diet:
- In "Perfect Health Diet: Regain Health and Lose Weight by Eating the Way You Were Meant to Eat," the authors explain how they took control of their health and lives by researching the latest studies to determine what really works for weight loss as well as health. Their answer: A modified Paleo diet, which is high in fruit, vegetables, fruit and meat and includes so-called "safe" carbs such as rice and potatoes.
- Which comes first: Weight gain or a thyroid imbalance? Dr. Ridha Arem explains how weight gain can develop into a hormonal imbalances, which can cause weight gain, in "The Thyroid Solution Diet: Boost Your Sluggish Metabolism to Lose Weight." Learn how to choose the right food combinations to shed pounds, and discover which foods to avoid in this must-buy book for those who have struggled with their weight for years without success.
- Many of us who are diet-conscious go through weeks of living on healthy foods like cottage cheese, turkey and oatmeal in an attempt to shed a few pounds. Makes sense, right? Wrong, says the author of "The Plan: Eliminate the Surprising "Healthy" Foods That Are Making You Fat--and Lose Weight Fast." She explains which foods are reactive - including some supposedly diet-friendly items like cottage cheese and green beans.