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Top 10 Diet Books

The best guides to shedding those extra pounds

Deepak Chopra's "What are You Hungry For?" takes a deeper look at overeating

Lose Weight the Healthy Way

We all know that dieting is never going to be easy, and most of us lack the willpower to stick to rigid calorie-counting regimens. The good news is that with the right lifestyle program, losing weight doesn't have to be torture! A doable plan makes all the difference. That’s why we've compiled a list of books with a variety of approaches, from intermittent fasting to nutritarianism to the Paleo model. Find the best way to shed the pounds (and keep them off!) with GAYOT’s list of the Top 10 Diet Books, complete with full book reviews.

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Raw Food/Real World by Matthew Kenney and Sarma Melngailis

Raw Food/Real World

In this lusciously illustrated tome, chefs Matthew Kenney and Sarma Melngailis introduce readers to the wonders of the raw food lifestyle.

Making Weight Control Second Nature
This emotionally piercing book takes a deeper look at overeating. Find out how the author lost 40 pounds (and kept it off for more than fifteen years).

Making Weight Control Second Nature by Susan Burke March



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