The Bulletproof Diet by Dave Asprey
This is certainly not your traditional diet plan. The book promises you’ll trade breakfast, counting calories, saturated fat, and sleep (yes, you read that right!) for a gain in lean muscle and a decrease in body fat percentage. Author Dave Asprey dropped 100 pounds by sticking with his anti-inflammatory diet. It’s a true challenge for the diet-determined, but you’ll likely become obsessed with your results.
Lose Your Belly Diet: Change Your Gut, Change Your Life by Travis Stork, M.D.
We’re hearing the term “gut health” floating around more often these days. When it comes to a happy tummy, these are the conversations that need to be had, but gut health refers to more than bowel regularity. According to author and emergency physician Travis Stork, being lean and healthy go hand-in-hand when you pay special attention to gut health and a diverse gut microbiome, resulting in less excess weight and belly fat.
The Rainbow Diet by Deanna Minich, PhD
Every single human could benefit from learning about how important it is to eat a rainbow diet. Not sure what that means, exactly? It’s so simple — a rainbow diet literally means looking at food colors as you shop for produce and making a decision to consume a variety of colors in your diet.
This type of diet is so beneficial because certain antioxidants and phytochemicals associate with different colors, so you’ll guarantee you’re getting an abundance of nutrition eating in this style.
Eat To Live by Joel Fuhrman, M.D.
Learn why certain foods leave you craving more (we’re lookin’ at you, Oreo cream filling) so you finally stop overeating and lose weight quickly. This diet focuses on nutrient-dense foods, so you’ll get an education from page to page that’ll last you for life.
Crazy Sexy Diet by Kris Carr
Kris Carr is a social media influencer and signed author who stole our hearts with her esteemed cancer diet, Crazy Sexy Cancer. She created a book designed to fuel life in everyone — cancer or not. Her friendly, yet deeply earnest dialogue will have you following her every step, word-by-word, for 21 days.
The Earth Diet by Liana Werner-Gray
This underestimated diet might not seem so intense at first, but once you start cutting the processed garbage out of your daily diet, you’ll see an extremely intense difference in how you feel and look. This diet will energize you, sure, but you’ll also walk away with a newfound sense of appreciation for natural foods and the earth in general.
I Quit Sugar by Sarah Wilson
Most of us have experienced the junk-food jollies — cookies, candy, donuts, chocolate everything — but have you noticed after the sugar high comes the sugar crash and burn? Sugar levels affect our mood swings, weight gain, and sleep patterns, and they can even lead to disease, so (and it pains us to admit it) quitting the sweet stuff — or at least cutting back for a bit — proves beneficial in the long run.
Wilson’s eight-week plan will help you overcome cravings and say buh-bye to excess sugars with 108 detoxifying meals, snacks, and treats from contributors like Gwyneth Paltrow and Curtis Stone.
The Whole 30 by Melissa Hartwig and Dallas Hartwig
This diet allows absolutely no cheat days (Squander? Start over). On the bright side, it’s only 30 days and yields amazing results, according to actual users, when interviewed for Prevention.
Its pages are full of chef-developed recipes, a step-by-step game plan to breaking unhealthy habits, and motivational sound bites like this one: “Don’t you dare tell us this is hard. Quitting heroin is hard. Beating cancer is hard. Drinking your coffee black. Is. Not. Hard.” And oh, say sayonara to your cosmos, brews, and gin and tonics, baby — there’s no alcohol for you on this diet!
What to Eat When: A Strategic Plan to Improve Your Health and Life Through Food by Michael F. Roizen, M.D. and Michael Crupain, M.D.
New York Times best-selling author Dr. Michael F. Roizen will make you think twice about the way in which you eat. He’ll walk you through how what you eat — and when you eat it — affects everything from health, energy, and sex, to attitude and the way you age.
The Fully Raw Diet by Kristina Carillo-Bucaram
You might know Kristina from her popular @fullyrawkristina Instagram account, but did you know she has a diet book, too? She’s an absolute expert on all things raw, and if you have an itch for learning more about how to eat closer to the earth, let her lead the way and to a healthier lifestyle!
The best part? Optimal nutrition in produce exists in raw form, so if anything, this diet book will act as an inspiration and reminder to eat closer to the natural earth.