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Best Healthy And Diet Books For The New Year

With New Year’s just around the corner, you’re ready to be fitter, trimmer, and healthier. These great books from Simon & Schuster will help you kick off 2014 the right way—and stick to your health resolutions this year.

A Short Guide to a Long Life
By David B. Agus, M.D.

A Short Guide To A Long Life
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From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The End of Illness, this small manual gives you the tools to live a long, healthy life. The book contains practical advice, including tips on what to ask your doctor, how to keep medical records in order, and useful ways to improve your diet, this short guide promises to help you live better in 2014 and beyond.

The Immune System Recovery Plan: A Doctor’s 4-Step Program to Treat Autoimmune Disease
By Susan Blum, M.D., M.P.H.

The Immune System
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From an established leader and sought-after teacher in Preventive and Functional medicine, this groundbreaking 4-step plan will help you treat, reverse and prevent autoimmune conditions and repair the immune system for better health overall. Autoimmune conditions are the leading cause of chronic illness in America and people who suffer from diseases like celiac disease and thyroid disease or ailments like asthma and allergies will greatly benefit from following this straightforward program. Learn more at Dr. Blum’s website here.

The Juice Generation: 100 Recipes for Fresh Juices
By Eric Helms, Foreword by Salma Hayek

The Juice Generation
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Whether you are newly interested in juicing or someone whose blends could be on the menu at Eric Helms’s popular Juice Generation storefront, this book offers the perfect juice and green foods regimen for you. Beautifully illustrated and gorgeously packaged, this book gives you recipes to help combat flu season and help boost your intake of necessary vitamins and nutrients. 

The RAWvolution Continues: The Living Foods Movement in 150 Natural and Delicious Recipes
By Matt and Janabai Amsden

The RAWvolution
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From the owners of Los Angeles’ premier raw food cafe, Euphoria Loves RAWvolution, this gorgeous cookbook features 150 delicious pure food recipes that will get you to turn your oven off and still enjoy delicious and satisfying meals. A raw diet will appeal anyone looking to improve their general health or help alleviate struggles with gluten or lactose intolerance. Try the Superfood Soup or Spicy Chipotle Burgers—both beloved menu options at the restaurant!

Cavewomen Don't Get Fat: The Paleo Chic Diet for Rapid Results
By Ether Blum

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If you’re keen on slimming down and eliminating processed foods—try eating like our cave(wo)men ancestors. Cavewomen Don’t Get Fat is specifically designed for women, providing tips to achieve a protein-rich, hormone-balancing, and detoxifying diet to help you get the body you want in a natural way. Broken into three easy phases, Esther’s phase one is a two-week detox, followed by a second phase of hormone balance and fat loss, and finally, the this phase is designed to help you maintain your loss—cavewomen can have their beef and eat it, too. 

This list was curated by Simon & Schuster, a CBS Company. For more information on any of these books or audiobooks, please visit

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