Learning how to lose weight for good requires you to understand the various underlying causes of weight gain so that you can find the causes of weight gain that ring true for you.
Some of the various causes of weight gain include constipation, a fatty liver, eating a diet high in refined carbohydrates and refined sugar, overeating, a sluggish colon, a slow metabolism, insulin resistance, an inflammatory diet, poor detoxification and elimination, and a diet low in fruits and vegetables which are the best liver cleansing foods.
Weight loss is not always as simple as calories in and calories out, plus the type of calories and nutritional content matters!
The best motivational weight loss books will equip you with the tools, the mindset, success stories, recipes for weight loss and up to date weight loss information that you can implement to achieve your weight loss goals.
The following list includes my top 6 weight loss books to date that I have read. These books are full of cutting edge information and valuable insights.
With the right information on weight loss, you get to choose your destiny and transform your weight and body into the healthiest version of you!
Fit for Life by Harvey and Marilyn Diamond
The first weight loss book I ever read that got me results and started me on this journey of learning how to optimize health through nutrition. I lost 10 pounds in 1 month by following the fit for life diet principles.
In the fit for life book you will learn:
• Why 70% of your diet should be raw high water content fruits and vegetables
• How to practice food combining for weight loss
• Why you should only eat fruit in the morning to allow for the detoxification and elimination cycle to finish for ultimate weight loss
• Why the timing of eating and food combining is just as important as what you eat
• Why fruit should only be eaten on its own and never for dessert following a meal.
• Why you should only eat until you are 80 % full and never overeat
The Obesity Code: Unlocking the Secretes to Weight Loss by Dr. Jason Fung
Dr. Jason Fung explains how weight gain is a hormonal problem and how insulin resistance leads to weight gain. Insulin is a fat-storage hormone and when insulin levels are consistently elevated due to insulin resistance weight loss is nearly impossible.
Weight gain is a result of the overproduction of insulin and is the root cause of obesity. Dr. Jason Fung teaches you how to reverse insulin resistance to lose weight and why intermittent fasting is one of the most powerful ways to lose weight and reverse insulin resistance.
The Virgin Diet by JJ Virgin
Did you know that eating inflammatory foods such as gluten, dairy, soy, sugar, peanuts, corn, and eggs may be the reason why you can’t lose weight and shed those excess pounds?
Learn how to lose weight in the stomach and reduce the cortisol belly by avoiding inflammatory foods that trigger the overproduction of cortisol. The overproduction of cortisol leads to insulin resistance and weight gain.
JJ Virgin teaches you how to eliminate the 7 most common inflammatory foods with diet tips, recipes and a plan to help you lose weight.
The Complete Colon Cleanse by Dr. Edward Group
Cleansing the colon of waste and eliminating toxins from the body is crucial for weight loss. Toxins are stored in fat cells and to lose weight safely the body needs to have the ability to detox and eliminate waste via the colon daily. Many people have 10 – 20 pounds of compacted fecal matter stuck in their intestinal tract and colon.
It is extremely difficult to lose weight if you have a sluggish or clogged colon that needs cleansing. Learn how to cleanse your colon, lose weight and detox your body with the Complete Colon Cleanse.
The Metabolism Reset Diet: Repair Your Liver, Stop Storing Fat and Lose Weight by Alan Christianson
No weight loss plan is ever complete without talking about the liver’s role in weight loss. Cleansing and unclogging a fatty liver is key to weight loss.
When a liver is overloaded with too many fats (triglycerides) there is no storage room for incoming fuel thus incoming fuel from food is sent away to be stored as body fat resulting in weight gain.
Alan Christianson teaches you how to unclog and cleanse your liver to lose weight and reset your metabolism. Get delicious smoothie shake recipes, a simple diet plan, and foods to help you lose weight.
Mastering Diabetes: The Revolutionary Method to Reverse Insulin Resistance Permanently in Type 1, Type 2, Prediabetes and Gestational Diabetes by Cyrus Khambatta and Robby Barbaro
Diabetes, weight gain, and insulin resistance are intimately connected. Robby and Cyrus present a new approach backed by science to reverse insulin resistance by following a low-fat vegan diet.
Robby and Cyrus explain how insulin resistance is caused by the excess fat built up in the liver and muscle tissues. The excess stored fat in the liver and muscle leads to insulin resistance, type 2 diabetes, and weight gain.
The best foods to reverse insulin resistance are low-calorie, high fiber, nutrient-dense plant-based whole foods. These guys teach you how to maximize insulin sensitivity to achieve your ideal body weight while eating a high carbohydrate plant-based diet with recipes, diet tips, fasting tips and exercise tips.
If a high fat keto diet doesn’t work for you or you have plateaued in your weight loss goals this revolutionary new approach to losing weight and reversing insulin resistance with a low-fat plant-based whole food diet will blow your mind!