Big Girl: How I Gave Up Dieting and Got a Life
by Kelsey Miller
Kelsey Miller became a poster girl for the movement from fad diets and body shaming towards balanced living and body positivity, thanks to her popular Anti-Diet Project column on Refinery 29. Her new book not only delves into her personal journey that inspired the column but also the struggles and triumphs she encountered as she committed to her no-diet lifestyle. The book is written in a witty voice which makes you feel like your best friend is talking to you.
Always Hungry? Conquer Cravings, Retrain Your Fat Cells, and Lose Weight Permanently
by David Ludwig, MD, PhD
In his book, well-known endocrinologist and Harvard Medical School professor Dr. David Ludwig charts a diet and lifestyle blueprint that he says can reprogram fat cells to kill hunger and cravings, leading to lasting weight loss. Seems like this book is this year’s Wheat Belly.
A large number of people are loving The Nalini Method‘s unique way to fitness – yoga meets barre meets philanthropy – for a while now, and founder Rupa Mehta is now spreading her philosophy to the masses. Her mood-based fitness plan (be it anger or happiness or even doubt) are working wonders for mind-body transformation.
RETOX: Yoga*Food*Attitude Healthy Solutions for Real Life
by Lauren Imparato
Yogini, Lauren Imparato, the creator of Manhattan’s famous I.AM.YOU.Yoga, pens down her philosophy in this guidebook. The book explains how people can apply simple yoga principles to everyday life, and hence solve issues like stress, insomnia and even hangovers.
Aim True: Love Your Body, Eat Without Fear, Nourish Your Spirit, Discover True Balance!
by Kathryn Budig
Yogini Kathryn Budig’s mantra “Aim True” involves her fun-loving, barrier-free approach to yoga, all of which she pens down in this book. Expect recipes, mediation tips, self-care and beauty advice all presented with a nod towards authenticity.