Editor’s Picks: Healthy Reads


So, we’re more than a month into the new year and some who are die-hard and committed to a resolution are still going strong; meanwhile, some of us have altogether given up on the idea that this might be a healthier year for us. Here are two editor’s picks for helping you make some healthier choices.

Food Freedom Forever: Letting Go of Bad Habits, Guilt and Anxiety Around Food

Food Freedom Forever offers real solutions for anyone stuck in the exhausting cycle of yo-yo dieting and the resulting stress, weight gain, uncontrollable cravings and health complaints. Author Melissa Hartwig defines true “food freedom” as being in control of the food you eat instead of food controlling you.

Hartwig will help you discover food freedom, no matter how out of control you feel; walk a self-directed path that keeps you in control for months on end; gracefully recover when you slip back into old habits; and create the kind of food freedom that stays with you for the rest of your life.

The New Health Rules

A leading expert in the field of functional medicine, Dr. Frank Lipman focuses on the root causes of illness and guides his patients to the deepest, most lasting sources of wellness. In this book, he and coauthor Danielle Claro make life-changing health advice available to all. Their book offers the cutting-edge secrets to optimal health in a stylish, lushly illustrated format—a spoonful of beauty to help the wellness tips go down.

—Compiled by Christy Hinko

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