When some people struggle with a new diet, they turn to a book. Diet books and cookbooks can kickstart a journey toward health, especially ones written by respectable doctors, chefs, and dietitians. But which ones are reliable?
These are the health books that registered dietitians and nutritionists have recommended. From plant-based diets to rainbow meals to self-grown dishes, there are many science-backed books to choose from. Some are short and funny, while others are longer and more serious. Check out these dietitians and nutritionists’ favorite health and diet books.
Cravings By Chrissy Teigen
Celebrity chef and Sports Illustrated swimsuit model Chrissy Teigen has a funny and helpful cookbook, Cravings. This critically acclaimed cookbook focuses on “clean” eating with a wide variety of meals. It was so popular that she wrote a sequel, Cravings: Hungry for More.
Registered dietitian Abbey Sharp says that she loves the book’s healthy recipes that aren’t centered on “diet food”. Instead of emphasizing weight loss or health conditions, Cravings concentrates on having fun without even noticing that your meals are healthy.