About the Program A well-respected nutritionist, Barbara Rolls, PhD, created the Volumetrics Eating Plan. She understands a human beings' need to eat more food rather than less food, even when trying to lose unwanted weight. Volumetrics is based on eating foods that have low-density energy rather than high-density energy. For example, foods that contain more water than heavy calories will fill you up make you feel satisfied, and help curb the cravings that come along with eating high-density energy foods. The diet focuses on eating more food, but foods that are not packed with calories. Dr. Rolls says that if you're told you can only eat a certain amount of food and nothing … [Read more...]
Diet books and eBooks are still very popular. Each new year brings more new diets that cover everything from counting calories to fitness. You will find hard-cover and paperback books as well as eBooks.
A lot of excellent Diet Books out there are available as weight loss eBooks and are not available in hard-cover or paperback publications. A new trend and way of thinking for some of us but one that has become very popular!
With eBooks that you save to your computer's hard drive, you can print out only the pages you want and still have them available to refer back to as needed. It is the computer age :).
These diet books and weight loss eBooks work well as an independent diet and also as an addition to any fitness regimen you may be doing. They can be a valuable tool for losing weight and making healthy lifestyle changes.
With the competitive market - many of the books are now offering online programs to support book products. This is an added bonus if you enjoy having forums or message boards to share with others, and additional information and motivation.
You will find some books in other categories if they are specifically related to that section (i.e. Exercise Diets).
Reviews of Diet Books
About the Program The Big Breakfast Diet will appeal to anyone who loves the idea of eating a Sunday-style breakfast every day. This diet is based on the idea that by eating a huge breakfast that includes all of your favorite proteins and sweet foods, you'll rev up your metabolism first thing in the morning. Daniela Jakubowicz, MD created the diet based on evidence that people who eat a healthy breakfast lose more weight, are more satisfied throughout the day, and seem to be able to maintain their weight more successfully. Jakubowicz says that people who feel full will not experience the cravings that carbohydrates cause, cravings that usually make people eat things they shouldn't … [Read more...]
About the Program Dr. Michael R. Eades and Dr. Mary Dan Eades created the Protein Power Diet. The program focuses on reducing the amount of carbohydrates you eat each day in order to reduce the amount of insulin the body produces. A low carbohydrate intake reduces the amount of insulin in the body, which means the body won’t hold on to fatty deposits and you’ll experience successful weight loss. Once you’ve achieved certain goals, you’ll slowly introduce carbohydrates that have a low glycemic index back into your daily diet. Protein intake is crucial to the success of this diet as well. You’ll have charts and guidelines provided so you know how much protein you’re … [Read more...]
About the Program The Fat Resistance Diet by Leo Galland focuses on controlling your appetite and lowering the fat levels in the body. The diet helps you lose weight by increasing foods that will increase the levels of leptin and adiponectin in the body while decreasing foods that have inflammatory properties. Dr. Galland says that when these two hormones are not present in the body in sufficient amounts, the body will not loose extra weight. He claims that you can reach your desired weight if you reduce the inflammation with the body and allow the chemistry within the body to regulate properly. Three Phases Phase 1 - you'll eat 9-10 servings of fruits and vegetables and a … [Read more...]
About the Program The Scarsdale Diet appeared on the market sometime during the 1970s and was very popular with people who wanted to lose weight quickly. Created by Dr. Tarnower, a physician dedicated to helping obese people lose weight, the diet promotes a supposed weight loss of up to 20 pounds in a mere two weeks. Anyone who desires to lose a significant amount of weight in preparation for a wedding, school reunion, or other special event would benefit from this diet. The diet is based on the process of ketosis. Ketosis is a process by which the body breaks down fats in the body, resulting in ketones. Ketones are either used as fuel by the body or expelled from the body via … [Read more...]
About the Pritkin Diet Program Following his own heart disease diagnosis, Dr. Nathan Pritikin began eating differently and found that he improved his health significantly. In an effort to help others prevent heart disease, he opened what he called Longevity Center - a place where people could visit and learn about prevention of heart disease or getting healthier following a heart issue. The diet is based on the science of curbing the "fat instinct" or simply put, curbing cravings throughout the day by eating frequent meals. Blood sugar levels remain more constant, which means you won't be as hungry through the day and causing you to overeat. Essentially it's a vegetarian diet … [Read more...]
About the Program Tired of counting calories? The Step Diet Review might be just the encouragement you need! Instead of counting calories, you’ll use a pedometer to count the number of steps you take every day. James O. Hill, the creator of the Step Diet says that the biggest culprit of weight gain is the failure to continue moving throughout the day and increasing metabolism. This diet plan will help you to think about adding simple movements into your day and as a result, you’ll experience weight loss. This program encourages you to think about how to get more steps into your day. For example, park the car further from the store or take the stairs instead of the elevator. … [Read more...]
About the Program Honest people will admit that they desire to look younger than their actual age, right? The Real Age Diet can help you appear younger while losing weight and keeping it off. Doesn’t that sound like the best of both worlds? Dr. Michael Roizen wrote a book called The Real Age Diet: Make Yourself Younger with What You Eat. In it, he discusses the idea of eating certain foods in order to look younger than our biological age. The foods he recommends are easily incorporated into or added to a balanced diet. Dr. Roizen claims that you should eat foods that make you feel good and naturally give you more energy throughout the day. He also discusses lifestyle … [Read more...]
About the Program A writer by the name of Ann Louise Gittleman designed the Fat Flush Plan. She claims her diet will flush the body of harmful toxins and fat while helping the body let go of unwanted fat and pounds. There are three phases to the plan. - Phase 1 – this is the initial phase meant to get your metabolism in gear, lasts 1-2 weeks, eat 1,100-1,200 calories per day, highly restricted dietary intake. - Phase 2 – this phase is ongoing, eating 1,200-1,500 calories per day. You’ll continue with this phase until your desired weight loss is achieved. - Phase 3 – the maintenance phase, eating 1,500 calories or more. Some dietary restrictions lifted. The … [Read more...]
About the Program Naturally Thin by Bethenny Frankel is a diet program that focuses on natural and nutritious foods. A television celebrity from The Real Housewives of New York City, Bethenny Frankel has had her own struggles with weight loss over the years and now wants to share her success story and plan with others so they too can enjoy successful weight loss. She is not only a television personality, but a chef as well, so she offers her expertise and knowledge about food and health in her book. Frankel teaches you how to recognize your triggers when it comes to eating. She also helps you to understand that food fuels not only your physical health, but your emotional … [Read more...]