In a couple of hours, we will be welcoming the new year, 2021. With the New Year come new resolutions. And any amount of surveys, opinions, and research have always revealed that the number one most popular resolution is related to our health, whether it’s staying fit, losing weight, eating healthier, or exercising more.
The pandemic still looming its ugly head gyms and fitness centers have still not opened their doors wide open due to the fear of spreading the infection. So it’s up to us to either workout at home, make healthy recipes at home, or find ways to work on ourselves. And what is better than taking advice from experts through their bestselling books.
About Rujuta Diwekar
Rujuta Diwekar is a household name in India. Winner of the ‘Nutrition Award’ from the Asian Institute of Gastroenterology, Rujuta is India’s leading sports science and nutrition expert and the world’s most-followed Nutritionist. She is also a best-selling author and the country’s foremost speaker on health and wellness.
In a career span of more than 20 years, Rujuta has worked with clients from all walks of life, from business people to homemakers, students, celebrities, and athletes. Some of her more famous clients include Kareena Kapoor, Anil Ambani, Alia Bhatt, Varun Dhawan, Saif Ali Khan, Anupam Kher, Karisma Kapoor, Richa Chadda, Shahid Kapoor.
So, here’s a list of 8 of health books by Rujuta Diwekar that will help you achieve your goals and fulfill your resolutions for 2021.
1. The 12-Week Fitness Project
What can you achieve in 12 weeks? You can lose weight (inches and fat), gain good health, even start sleeping better, start feeling energetic, lose the cravings for sweets, get rid of acidity, and the list goes on. In this ground-breaking book, Diwekar gives you an easy-to-follow, step-by-step guide for every week. See yourself transform in three months. What can be better?
2. Don’t Lose Out, Work Out!
Besides being a dietician, Rujuta Diwekar is a world-class and award-winning trainer. In this book, she explains the importance of workouts. She also talks about the various types of workouts and explains their benefits in detail. The book also has real life experiences from real people, making the book so much more exciting and even inspirational.
3. Strength Training
Don’t we always associate weight training with injuries and sweating it out in the gym for hours? Weight training, more than any other form of exercise, is riddled with controversy, fear, and suspicion. In this second book on training in the gym, she demystifies strength training and explains how to optimize your visit to the gym. This book has sample training plans to set aside the doubts and get moving.
4. Indian Superfoods: Change the Way You Eat
Didn’t every dietician you met tell you to give up on ghee and rice and coconut? Well, certainly not Rujuta Diwekar. In fact, in this bestselling book, she stresses on eating local Indian foods; Not kale and broccoli and avocado and all things foreign and exotic, and still meet your fitness goals. She tells us to eat as our grandmothers did- local, seasonal, fresh, and cooked using heritage recipes. She advocates the importance of eating wholesome food and staying away from packaged nutrients.
5. Don’t Lose Your Mind, Lose Your Weight.
This book is an extensively popular book about losing weight. The best part it tells you not to give up on food or give in to crash diets. The book guides the readers through specific simple steps to an ideal way of dieting or maintaining a healthy and proper diet. It helps the user understand their respective bodies and also helps them plan their diet according to the bodies’ requirements.
6. Eating in the Age of Dieting
Her latest book, published in November 2020, is a 300+ page collection of her most-popular writings about diet trends, food myths, Yoga as an exercise, festive foods and their consumption, superfoods in our kitchen, and some traditional recipes. Readers love this book for its easy-to-apply tips and tricks.
7. Notes for Healthy Kids
When it comes to health, why should our kids stay behind? This book is as much for the parents as for kids. The book, a practical guide for kids to start eating right, combines the latest in nutrition science mixed with golden age grandma’s wisdom and advice.
8. Women and the Weight Loss Tamasha
Women, here’s the ultimate book you need. Use this book to lose weight, tone your body, bring a glow on your face, and get wise advice for your brain. Understand the weight issues women face due to hormonal changes in every stage of life. Add in challenges, specifically Indian women, face-Diwekar even talks about relationships and their effect on weight. Every Indian woman, correction, every woman must read this book.
I hope you enjoyed this choice selection of health books. Let me know the one you picked to hit your new year goals in the comments below.