Three years into the COVID-19 pandemic, it has demonstrated to us the importance of health. The crisis undoubtedly changed the way we react and manage it. As we continuously strive to cope with it, it takes some time to keep our minds engaged with some great reads.
Also, one of the best ways to care for ourselves is to gain knowledge. Knowing practical and informative advice from health professionals is something we can relish. More than that, we will be better equipped to guard our health.
Whether you’re trying to lose weight, making a nutritious recipe, or meditating, learning from the best is a good start. Don’t hesitate to learn from professionals and health gurus who all have stories to tell.
These books will help you make informed choices regarding improving your health and better awareness of your lifestyle.
How Not to Die by Michael Greger
How Not to Die provides the best guidelines for healthy eating and how food can act as medicine. Michael Greger, a renowned physician and nutrition expert, offers his readers evidence-based information. It doesn’t matter if you’re a vegetarian or not; this book will change your perspectives on eating plant-based food.
Moreover, this book will give you ideas about which foods are good for you. And it suggests simple changes you need to make in your lifestyle. How Not to Die makes a comprehensive case for preventing chronic diseases from cancer and dementia to high blood pressure through nutritional interventions. This book is perfect for you if you’re looking for practical advice on a healthy food diet.
Emotional First Aid by Guy Winch
In this book, Guy Winch, a psychologist, encouraged people to practice emotional hygiene when they experienced guilt, loss, failure, and rejection. He discussed that physical health is as important as psychological health. This book will enlighten you about why psychological wounds need treatment. More importantly, reading this book will remind you to take care of your emotions and mind with the same diligence as your body.
The Case Against Sugar by Gary Taubes
Gary Taubes is an investigative science and health journalist who critically examined sugar consumption. In his book, he argued that the obesity crisis, diabetes, and other chronic illnesses are attributable to sugar. Furthermore, Taubes is writing from a prosecutor’s perspective bringing his case against the prime suspect – the sugar. As controversial as it is comprehensive, The Case Against Sugar contains thought-provoking information. Reading this book will prime you to ponder your lifestyle and society.
Genius Foods by Max Lugavare
According to Maz Lugavare, a health and science journalist, dietary and lifestyle choices impact our cognitive health. If you’re conscious about eating healthier, reading Genius Foods will be well worth your time. Backed up by science, this book contains a practical guide to boosting brain health and performance. In addition, you will learn some of the methods and tips on a simple yet effective way to rejuvenate your brain health.