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Fat Bomb, Bulletproof coffee, Fathead pizza, Keto strips. For those who have never heard these terms, they are all part of a low-carb/high fat lifestyle that has been replacing traditional low-fat diets for many who have been struggling with weight loss for years and not getting any results.

Lately, this “way of eating” is dominating social media sites and supermarket shelves. Riced cauliflower is now being sold everywhere and more food companies are including net carbs on the front of their food labels. Forty years ago, the Atkins diet paved the way for low-carb eating habits, and then modified versions came later, such as the South Beach diet and Dukan diet. This has progressed into the Ketogenic diet, which consists of a low carbohydrate, high fat, and moderate protein intake. This combination has proved to result in weight loss and has become a way of life for many, including myself.  While many fad diets come and go, this may be the one to try if one is seeking better health and a slimmer waistline.

I’ve compiled a list of diet and nutrition books, as well as cookbooks for those who are interested in learning more about  this low-carb lifestyle, the Ketogenic diet, or recipe ideas.

Diet & Health

8week

 

The 8-week Blood Sugar Diet : how to beat diabetes fast (and stay off medication)

Dr. Michael Mosley

 

 

 

 

 

case

The Case Against sugar

Gary Taubes

 

 

 

 

 

 

sugar

Sugar Crush : how to reduce inflammation, reverse nerve damage, and reclaim good health

Dr. Richard Jacoby and Raquel Baldelomar

 

 

 

 

 

 

diets

 

Why Diets Fail (because you're addicted to sugar) : science explains how to end cravings, lose weight, and get healthy

Nicole M. Avena, PhD, and John R. Talbott

 

 

 

 

primal

Primal Fat Burner : live longer, slow aging, super-power your brain, and save your life with a high-fat, low-carb paleo diet

 

 

 


 

Cookbooks

lowcarbdiabetes

The Low-Carb Diabetes Solution Cookbook : prevent and heal type 2 diabetes with 200 ultra low-carb recipes

by Dana Carpender

 

 


 

promallowcarb

 

The Primal Low-Carb Kitchen : comfort food recipes for the carb conscious cook

by Kyndra Holley, founder of Peace, Love and Low Carb

 

 


 

spiralizer

Spiralizer Skinny : lose weight with easy low-carb spiralizer recipes

by Vicky Ushakova and Rami Abramov

 

 




 

ketogenickitchen

The Ketogenic Kitchen : Low carb. High fat. Extraordinary health

by Domini Kemp and Patricia Daly

 

 

 

 

 

delicious

 

The Deliciously Keto Cookbook

by Molly Pearl and Kelly Roehl, MS, RD, LDN, CNSC

 

 

 

 

 


 

ketodiet

 

The Keto Diet Cookbook : more than 150 delicious low-carb, high-fat recipes for maximum weight loss and improved health

by Martina Slajerova

 

 

 

 

200

200 low-carb, high-fat recipes : easy recipes to jumpstart your low-carb weight loss

by Dana Carpender

 

 

 

 

sweet

 

Sweet and Savory Fat Bombs : 100 delicious treats for fat fasts, ketogenic, paleo, and low-carb diets

by Martina Slajerova.

 

 

 

300

300 15-minute low-carb recipes : delicious meals that make it easy to live your low-carb lifestyle and never look back

by Dana Carpender

 

 

 

 

lowcarbbbq

 

Low Carb High Fat Barbecue : 80 healthy LCHF recipes for summer grilling, sauces, salads, and desserts

Birgitta Höglund ; photos by Mikael Eriksson

 

 

 

Iquit

The I Quit Sugar Cookbook

by Sarah Wilson

 

 

 

 

baking

Baking with Less Sugar : recipes for desserts using natural sweeteners and little-to-no white sugar

by Joanne Chang

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