These new books are revolutionising health as we know it. There’s one for every preference…
Eat Right 4 Your Type revised (Century) by Dr Peter J D’Adamo
The concept of tailoring your diet to your blood type, which was first made popular by the author in 1996, has revolutionised the way many of us eat. The book demonstrates how eating according to what our blood needs to keep our bodies functioning at their optimal can help us lose weight, prevent disease and live longer. It’s all about eating in harmony for our greater health.
Bag it: R329, Takealot
Goop Clean Beauty (Little, Brown) by the Editors of Goop
Started by actress Gwyneth Paltrow in 2008, Goop, the online lifestyle brand that offers useful advice on everything from relationships and travel to fitness, has finally brought it all together in a helpful manual. Curated by Paltrow, the book looks at achieving radiant beauty from the inside out, using remedies that are as natural as possible.
Bag it: R349, Takealot
Fit in 3 (Little, Brown) by Faya Nilsson
This empowering book proposes that three weeks is all you need to become more balance in the food you eat, your fitness regime, and mindfulness. The author, who’s also a personal trainer and blogger, has come up with a way to make these three fundamentals work in sync with one another, and offers recipes, mindfulness techniques and workout regimens for everyone wanting to live their best life.
Bag it: R290, Takealot
The Banting Pocket Guide (Penguin) by Prof Tim Noakes, Bernadine Douglas and Bridgette Allan
This straightforward and budget-friendly guide is the perfect complement to the existing Banter’s collection, and a great start for beginners. Including replacement suggestions, solutions for frequently asked questions, recipes and the notorious green, yellow and red lists, it’s also the perfect size to keep on you for any Banting dilemmas.
Bag it: R119, Takealot
BodyWise (Bluebird) by Dr Rachel Carlton Abrams
With its holistic approach to the body, this book will quickly become your go-to for any health niggles that crop up. It addresses modern issues, like anxiety and loss of libido, and details how you might fix these problems through addressing your diet, sleep patterns and fitness, as well as through bringing more love into your live, and creating a more purposeful existence, made all the more achievable through the book’s 28-day plan.
Bag it: R259, Takealot
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