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Best Weight Loss Books

Looking for the best weight loss books? On this page you’ll find a curated list of the best weight loss books to shed excessive weight and get in shape. Enjoy!

The 10 Best Weight Loss Books

1. Sweet Freaks: drinks edition by Tanya Thompson


Synopsis: In the Sweet Freaks Drinks Edition, we’ll explore the saccharine tricks of the miracle berry and have you drinking unsweetened cranberry juice by the end of the week.

2. Half-Assed: A Weight-Loss Memoir by Jennette Fulda

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Synopsis: Half-Assed is the captivating and incredibly honest story of Jennette’s journey to get in shape, lose weight, and change her life. From the beginning—dusting off her never-used treadmill and steering clear of the donut shop—to the end with her goal weight in sight, Jennette wows readers with her determined persistence to shed pounds and the ability to maintain her ever-present sense of self.

3. Why We Get Fat: And What to Do About It by Gary Taubes

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Synopsis: An eye-opening, myth-shattering examination of what makes us fat, from acclaimed science writer Gary Taubes. Packed with essential information and concluding with an easy-to-follow diet, Why We Get Fat is an invaluable key in our understanding of an international epidemic and a guide to what each of us can do about it.

4. Eat to Live: The Revolutionary Formula for Fast and Sustained Weight Loss by Joel Fuhrman

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Synopsis: Losing weight under Dr. Fuhrman’s plan is not about willpower, it is about knowledge. The key to this revolutionary diet is the idea of nutrient density, as expressed by the simple formula Health=Nutrients/Calories.

5. The Amazing Adventures of Dietgirl by Shauna Reid

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Synopsis: In turn hysterically funny and heart-wrenchingly honest, The Amazing Adventures of Dietgirl follows the twists and turns of Shauna’s lard-busting adventure as she curbs the calories and learns to love the gym. There are travel tales from Red Square to Reykjavik, plus romance and intrigue as she meets the man of her dreams during a pub quiz in Glasgow.

6. It Was Me All Along by Andie Mitchell

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Synopsis: A young food blogger shares her inspiring story of incredible weight loss–a journey from nearly 300 pounds to losing more than half her size–and establishing a healthy and confident relationship with food.

7. The 4-Hour Body: An Uncommon Guide to Rapid Fat-Loss, Incredible Sex, and Becoming Superhuman by Timothy Ferriss

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Synopsis: The 4-Hour Body is the result of an obsessive quest, spanning more than a decade, to hack the human body. It contains the collective wisdom of hundreds of elite athletes, dozens of MDs, and thousands of hours of jaw-dropping personal experimentation.

8. Fat Cat by Robin Brande

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Synopsis: Catherine Locke is smart, ambitious, and–okay, not the slimmest girl around. But she’s always cared more about her brain than her body. So far that’s gotten her where she wanted: into the most advanced, competitive science class at her high school, where she’ll once again face her fiercest rival, Matt McKinney.

9. The Fast Metabolism Diet by Haylie Pomroy

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Synopsis: On this plan you’re going to eat a lot. You’re going to eat three full meals and at least two snacks a day – and you’re still going to lose weight. What you’re not going to do is count a single calorie or fat gram.

10. Skinny Bitch by Rory Freedman and Kim Barnouin

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Synopsis: Authors Rory Freeman and Kim Barnouin are your new smart-mouthed girlfriends who won’t mince words and will finally tell you the truth about what you’re feeding yourself. And they’ll guide you on making intelligent and educated decisions about food. They may be bitches, but they are skinny bitches. And you’ll be one too–after you get with the program and start eating right.

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