Are you in search of the best health and fitness books to read before going to bed as we approach 2020? Well, I’ve compiled a list of some of the best health books you could lay hands on. Just get these five you’re sure of a healthy 2020.
Let’s be real. Today’s world is filed with lots of gadgets and devices, junk foods, and all-nighters, and so staying healthy in 2020 is non-negotiable. But with lots of fitness challenges and fad diets out there, one may find it difficult to make the right decision. Should you exclude gluten from your food? Is keto necessary? How long should you sleep each night? Is exercise necessary? You’ll get different answers from every wellness coach, blogger, and some random dude on the internet. But here’s the fact – there is always a right answer. We are all different, and sometimes, the best you can do is to educate yourself and take decisions on your own.
And what’s the right way to do that? By browsing through health books of course. And what are the best books in this category? Well, it is a good thing you asked. Below is a list of interesting health and wellness books – one that you can use to start 2020 on a right footing. This list consists of just five books – few enough for you to choose the best from the best I’ve chosen.
Are these 5 books best for everyone? Absolutely not! like I said earlier, we are all different. But these books are rich, covering quite a range of perspectives. This will help you make the right decisions about your health in 2020. Authors have written from their own viewpoint – so it is left for you to decide what’s best for you. It is my hope that you will find a book that appeals to you!
A unique health book written for those who are still wondering what healthy eating is all about. There are several conflicting messages trending out there. Methinks we’ve all been confused at some point in our lives with respect to what exactly we should eat. Thankfully, Dr Hyman comes to the rescue.
CLEAN GUT BY: ALEJANDRO JUNGER
This is a unique book that clearly discusses the root cause of many ailments, and guess what? They are all linked to the gut. This book highlights the necessary lifestyle and dietary changes that one should make. In this health book, Dr. Junger discusses the importance of the gastrointestinal tract along with a 3-week program for its healing and recovery. If by chance you are interested in leaky gut, then this is a great book for you to browse through.
FIT IN 3: THE SCANDI PLAN BY: FAYA NILSSON
There’s no better health and fitness book than this – one to usher you into 2020. I’ve idolized Faya Nilsson since I discovered her blog Fitness on Toast. Fit in 3 guides you through three important elements of good health – food, fitness, & mindfulness. In it you’ll find a three-week menu plan, home-based workouts, and mindfulness exercise. If you’ve been searching for an easy fitness and health plan for 2020, then you’ve found it in Fit in 3.
HOW TO HEAL YOURSELF WHEN NO ONE ELSE CAN BY: AMY B. SCHE
Let’s be honest. This book is a bit of woo woo. It is a wellness book, not really health per se. but if you search deeper, you’ll get some unique information in it. Amy shares an inspiring story in her book. It is more of an energy medicine book with lots of interesting techniques for handling anxiety, stress, pain, and other daily ailments. There’s also grounding, chanting, EFT tapping, and other mind-body techniques.
CHANGE YOUR BRAIN, CHANGE YOUR LIFE BY: DR. DANIEL G. AMEN
In this completely revised and updated edition of the breakthrough bestseller, neuropsychiatrist Dr. Daniel Amen includes effective "brain prescriptions" that can help heal your brain and change your life.
To quell anxiety and panic: Use simple breathing techniques to immediately calm inner turmoil
To fight depression: Learn how to kill ANTs (automatic negative thoughts)
To curb anger: Follow the Amen anti-anger diet and learn the nutrients that calm rage
To conquer impulsiveness and learn to focus: Develop total focus with the One-Page Miracle
To stop obsessive worrying: Follow the "get unstuck" writing exercise and learn other problem-solving exercises
You'll see scientific evidence that your anxiety, depression, anger, obsessiveness, or impulsiveness could be related to how specific structures in your brain work.