Keto could be one of the greatest nutritional breakthroughs of our time— there’s more and more research and anecdotal evidence mounting up.
There are a range of benefits to going Keto, resetting your body to burn fat for energy and removing your carb dependency.
It’s not always easy to do though – here are the best Keto Books to guide you on your fat-burning quest.
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The Keto Reset Diet: Reboot Your Metabolism in 21 Days and Burn Fat Forever by Mark Sisson
Mark Sisson is the man when it comes to good living – the author of The Primal Blueprint and curator of MarksDailyApple.com has written this step by step guide to going keto.
He directs you on how to become “fat-adapted” before entering full nutritional ketosis, a process that takes about 21 days. You’ll be burning fat for fuel, ditching processed grains, sugars, and refined vegetable oils in favor of nutrient-dense, high fat, primal/paleo foods.
Then you’ll add Intermittent Fasting and full ketogenic eating for further weight loss and improved health. All this comes with meal plans and recipes.
This is a great book if you want a no fuss approach to Keto.
Fat for Fuel: A Revolutionary Diet to Combat Cancer, Boost Brain Power, and Increase Your Energy by Dr Joseph Mercola
Joseph Mercola explains how to use Keto to combat defective metabolic processes caused by damaged mitochondria, which he says is the real foundation of most health problems. He explains how this could be crucial in preventing serious illness and enabling you to be healthy.
Dr Mercola shows that you can take control of your health simply by adopting a ketogenic diet as the optimal way to eat, preventing illness but also helping your body perform to its capability.
You’ll learn how your body works at a molecular level and how to give it the fuel it’s designed to burn in the most efficient way possible.
Ketogenic Bible: The Authoritative Guide to Ketosis by Dr. Jacob Wilson and Ryan Lowery
A full guide to Keto, including the history, the science, and its therapeutic benefits, complete with general guidelines for following it along with keto recipes.
The authors have a lot of expertise – Wilson has spent his career researching the benefits of Keto and runs a performance facility while Lowery is a former baseball player turned sports scientist.
Readers will come away with a firm understanding of the ketogenic diet, its potential uses, and the ways it can be implemented.
Primal Fat Burner: Live Longer, Slow Aging, Super-Power Your Brain and Save Your Life With a High-Fat, Low-Carb Paleo Diet by Nora Gedguadas
Popular nutritionist Nora Gedguadas returns with advice that may sound counterintuitive: eat fat to burn fat. She explains the benefits and science behind Keto and how we evolved by relying on nutritious dietary and animaal fats.
She reviews the latest science refuting the anti-saturated fat and anti-cholesterol agenda, reveals the right fats to eat and provides a practical meal plan with recipes, where you eat less due to fat being highly satiating.
Based on her research and years of clinical experience, this book has been called “a unique and profound contribution to the field.”
Wired to Eat: Turn Off Cravings, Rewire Your Appetite for Weight Loss, and Determine the Foods That Work for You by Robb Wolf
Robb Wolf, Wired to Eat offers a research-based program that will rewire your appetite for weight loss and help you determine the optimal foods for your diet and metabolism.
Wolf explains that Paleo is only a starting point, not a destination, explaining how to customise your eating to suit you adn guiding you through a 30 day reset to help you restore your body’s blood sugar levels, repair your appetite, and reverse insulin resistance.
He includes loads of recipes, guides to Keto and autoimmune disease and then a 7-Day Carb Test that will help you determine what amounts and types of carbs you can tolerate.
It’s a full spec diet book from a biochemist an expert in nutrition. Worth a read.
The Art and Science of Low Carbohydrate Living: An Expert Guide to Making the Life-Saving Benefits of Carbohydrate Restriction Sustainable and Enjoyable by Jeff Volek and Steve Phinney
A very science focussed argument for low carbohydrate diets, explaining how it can treat a range of illnesses and control weight.
The Alzheimer’s Antidote: Using a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet to Fight Alzheimer s Disease, Memory Loss, and Cognitive Decline by Amy Berger
Amy Berger is a Nutrition Specialist and US Air Force veteran who now specializes in using low-carbohydrate nutrition has written a guide to treating Alzheimer’s using a multifaceted approach that reprograms energy generation in the brain by switching to a low-carb, high-fat diet.
Berger demonstrates that Keto can have amazing benefits beyond simple weight loss, giving hope to loved ones and caregivers of Alzheimer’s sufferers
The Complete Ketogenic Diet for Beginners: Your Essential Guide to Living the Keto Lifestyle by Amy Ramos
A simple all-in-one resource for starting and sticking to the ketogenic diet with recipes and plans for you too experiment with.
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