A happy and healthy life is something we all seek. For everyone, the definition of happy can be different, but the meaning of staying healthy remains the same. But despite our best efforts, sometimes we don’t get along with a healthy lifestyle. Most of the time people find themselves in a situation where we don’t know how to start. You can start with the information and knowledge on health and wellness from well-researched books.
There are so many amazing books on health and wellness in the market that you may keep wondering which one suits your needs. So, here we have curated a list of the most loved books on health and wellness around the world. Have a look!
Top Health and Wellness books to get started with
1. Kitchen Clinic by Charmaine D’Souza
Charmaine is a celebrity health and wellness coach who has clients including Karan Johar, Rani Mukherji, Neetu Singh Kapoor, and many more. The Kitchen Clinic talks about the ancient Indian herbal medical practice that can easily cure minor ailments like headaches, common cold, menstrual cramps, etc.
2. Eating in the Age of Dieting by Rujuta Diwekar
Following her age old mantra ‘eat local, think global’, nutritionist Rujuta Diwekar has compiled her most loved essays and writings on diet trends, food myths,healthy tips, superfoods in home kitchen, exercise and even heritage recipes in her book. Her vision in eating local, seasonal and traditional has reflected thoroughly in her book.
3. The Millenial Kitchen by Mira Shah with Tanvi Shah
The Millenial Kitchen contains delicious recipes that also look after the health aspect. The main intention of Mira and Tanvi behind this book was to engage more and more millennials in cooking.
4. Light on Yoga by B. K. S. Iyengar
The founder of Iyengar Yoga, B. K. S. Iyengar has published a complete guide to the world of Yoga practice in his book Light on Yoga. The techniques of Yoga are simplified and discussed in a way so that it won’t be difficult for a beginner to start with their daily Yoga routine.
5. Cognitive Fitness by Anil Rajput
Being healthy largely depends on mental health and mental health depends on physical health and vice versa. This book by Anil Rajput suggests the powers responsible for cognitive stress and provides solutions to manage stress, anxiety, complexity, disorders to live a happier and healthier life.
6. The Complete Book of Yoga by Swami Vivekananda
Yoga is one of the most renowned ancient practices that helps people to understand their own mind, body and soul to attain liberation and spirituality. This book is a complete guideline to the most practiced Yoga Asanas including Karma Yoga, Bhakti Yoga, Raja Yoga and Jnana Yoga to help you with both mental and physical health at the same time.
7. Satvic Food Book by Subah Jain
Subah Jain has understood the pain of taking regular medicines and come up with a detailed food guide to heal your body with plant-based foods. More than 45 plant-based recipes are included in this book which will help you to recover from chronic diseases like PCOS, diabetes, obesity, blood pressure, skin problems and many more.
8. Everyday Ayurveda by Dr. Bhaswati Bhattacharya
People tend to overlook how every single day can impact their health and wellness largely and how easy it is to maintain their health if they follow some daily routines. That is exactly what Dr. Bhaswati Bhattacharya has highlighted in her book Everyday Ayurveda. She has explained the daily habits that can change people’s lives and how nature can heal them. She has focused on incorporating the core principles of Ayurveda in our daily routine for a quick and healthy change in our lifestyle.
9. Glow by Vasudha Rai
Indian kitchens and households are carrying recipes and home remedies that can do wonders in taking care of your skin. In this book, Vasudha Rai has the power of beauty foods through those Indian recipes, ingredients and rituals. She has talked all about the benefits of having simple fruits to Indian herbs which can bring the beauty inside out.
10. Ultimate Grandmother hacks by Kavita Devgan
An acclaimed nutritionist by profession, Kavita Devgan has given a detailed account of the traditional recipes and eating habits that have given a long and healthy lifetime to our ancestors. She has explained the scientific side behind every piece of advice and offered an amazing amalgamation of old school ideas with modern nutrition in her book.
11. The Great Indian Diet by Shilpa Shetty Kundra
If you are tired of giving up on most of your favourite foods for the sake of your diet, this book can be your saviour. The Great Indian Diet has busted the biggest myths around Indian foods and tried to incorporate the regular foods of Indian kitchen in a healthy diet plan. Instead of borrowing ideas from the western kitchen, you can use the ingredients available in your kitchen and make yourself a delicious and nutritious meal.
When it’s about your health, an informed decision is always the top priority. These books will not only provide you with the details regarding health and wellness but also motivates you to take a step forward.