We’ve put together the following list of books that we hope you’ll find helpful and informative. A range of topics from Weight Loss, to Digestive Health, are covered. Books on Healthy Eating and Nutrition, Dietary Fiber, Constipation, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, and books you can enjoy with your Kids are also included.
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by Tanya Zuckerbrot
A leading nutritionist has developed a healthy, delicious, fiber-based diet that has lasting results and helps to minimize an array of health problems. There are great recipes for those that do cook and food guidelines for those who don’t.
by Steven A Schnur
This diet includes delicious foods from all food groups and is based on one key fat-fighting ingredient: fiber. Fiber not only manages hunger, but it also significantly lowers cholesterol, reduces the risk of heart disease and a host of other health conditions.
by Joy Bauer
Joy Bauer, the Today Show’s nutrition and health expert, offers a unique, flexible weight-loss system that will teach you to enjoy nutritious foods that taste great and develop a plan for healthy living that will last a lifetime.
by David Zinczenko
Learn how to lose weight and make smart food choices when you eat out at restaurants and when you go grocery shopping. The editor-in-chief of Men’s Health magazine fills you in on secrets and insider tips about the restaurant and food industries to help you cut calories and add nutritional value whenever you eat. You’ll be the expert and still enjoy delicious foods and never go hungry.
by Daphne Oz
A current college student, Daphne Oz offers great advice and a fun, easy-to-follow 8 step program for sensible eating, exercise and a healthy lifestyle for the “dorm” environment, where “healthy” is often not the norm.
by Tosca Reno
This fitness professional’s secret for losing weight and staying fit for life is based on eliminating processed foods from your diet. You’ll lose weight, have lots of energy and eat healthy foods that keep you satisfied.
by Lisa Lillien
Lisa Lillien, AKA Hungry Girl, who has appeared on Extra and The Today Show, has compiled her favorite “Weight-Watching” recipes and low-fat eating strategies into a lighthearted and fun book about eating your way to a slimmer, more-satisfied you. Now, you can watch your waistline and curb your cravings without piling on the calories.
by Lisa Lillien
This New York Times bestselling author delivers more yummy dishes in an easy-to-use cookbook containing 200 Hungry Girl recipes all under 200 calories.
by Henry D. Janowitz
A clearly written handbook for anyone inflicted with problems of the intestine by an expert in gastroenterology.
by Joy Bauer with Carol Svec
Today Show nutritionist, Joy Bauer, shows how eating the right foods can help prevent and manage a wide range of health concerns. Whether you have digestive problems or unwanted pounds, Joy’s book will tell you which foods to eat, and which to avoid for better health and well-being.
Healthy Eating and Nutrition
by Brett Blumenthal
Practical tips and a new approach to a healthy lifestyle authored by a nutrition and wellness professional. Lose weight, without dieting, by introducing more whole foods and healthy fats into your diet.
by Missy Chase Lapine
The author, a former publisher of Eating Well magazine, presents over 75 recipes that incorporate more fiber, vitamins and minerals into your child’s diet without them knowing it!
by Carol Ann Rinzler
Lively writing, charts and illustrations fill you in on everything you need to know about the body, nutrition and food.
by Marion Nestle
Nutritionist and consumer advocate Marion Nestle provides an aisle-by-aisle guide to buying foods in supermarkets. This book will help consumers navigate their way through the often confusing choices in today’s mega-supermarkets.
by Heidi Swanson
This cookbook will help you make creative, absolutely delicious dishes using wholesome ingredients that are not only healthy, but flavorful.
Ms. Swanson’s beautiful photography accompanies the recipes.
by Brenda Watson & Leonard Smith
Best-selling author Brenda Watson shows you how to lose weight and improve your health and well-being by incorporating fiber into your diet. In addition to helping you stay healthy for life, dietary fiber can reduce hunger and actually decrease caloric intake.
by Rita Elkins
A compact guide to using dietary fiber to achieve optimal health.
by Alan M. Tooshi
A doctor with 20 years of practical experience in the field of weight loss presents a comprehensive approach to losing weight and keeping it off.
by James W. Anderson & Nancy J. Gustafson
A nutrition pioneer developed this simple, sensible plan to lower his own dangerously high cholesterol level.
by Shirley Lorenzani Sperr
An informative guide about how fiber works, the health benefits of fiber, fiber content of foods and more.
by Kenneth Yasny
An-easy-to-read guide that uses nutritional management techniques to relive constipation, hemorrhoids and other colon problems.
by D. Lindsey Berkson
Explores the causes of and treatments for gas, heartburn, constipation, inflammatory bowel disease, ulcers, gallbladder disease, food allergies, and more.
by Joan Sauers with Joanna McMillan-Price
Illustrated with useful, easy-to-understand diagrams and filled with lists of what to do and what not to do for a wide variety of tummy troubles.
by Donna DiMarco
A compact guide for using diet and nutrition to ease the symptoms of constipation.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
by Heather Van Vorous
A first year strategy (including advice for parents of children with IBS) by an author who has lived with IBS since childhood and writes as a “patient-expert.”
by Winifred Conkling & Richard Ash
A doctor presents a plan to help you heal your system without masking symptoms or relying on medication.
by James Scala
Simple, natural ways to control IBS including vitamins, herbs, supplements, diet, relaxation techniques and exercise.
by Dr. Ashkan Farhadi
A doctor, who has over 10 years experience in research and treatment of IBS, presents a simple, straightforward approach to understanding this common problem.
by DK Publishing
Using the USDA Food Pyramid as a teaching tool, this book teaches kids about the importance of healthy eating and exercise. The illustrations are colorful and vivid. Ages 4-8
by Wayne Lynch
A fun and scientific look at poop in the animal world written by an award-winning author and photographer. Ages 4-8.
by Bridget Swinney
A guide to preparing healthy meals your kids will enjoy, written by a registered dietitian who is also a mom.
by Taro Gomi
The why, where and how of animals, insects and people pooping written and illustrated by a noted Japanese author. Ages 18 mos.-4 yrs.
by Lizzy Rockwell
A book to share with your children that introduces them to the nutritional value of the foods they eat. It also includes some kid-friendly recipes and is illustrated. Ages 5-8.