Diet Books

Book Review: Train Your Brain to Get Thin (and a Giveaway!)

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If you've been reading FBG for awhile, then you probably already know that self-love is an essential part of getting healthy and losing weight. Like, the most important thing EVA. And while that can sound a little hippity-dippity and very Stuart Smalley, it's the truth. We know it from experience, …
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Why Can’t We Seem to Get Enough? Our Review of the Book Craving

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Man, we've been talking a lot about food issues lately, right? First we reviewed this amazingly intense and powerful book on overcoming food addiction, and today we're sharing our thoughts on another book that covers the same topic, but in a much different way and through a much different lens. …
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If You Struggle With Food Addiction, Shades of Hope Is Your Book—and We’re Giving It Away!

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The first time I heard of Shades of Hope Treatment Center and Tennie McCarty was on TV. I stumbled upon a reality show about food addiction, and I was simply fascinated with it. McCarty took people with all kinds of eating issues---anorexia, bulimia, binge eating disorder---and had them live …
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We Read It: Shred the Revolutionary Diet and Thinner This Year

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Diet books promise a lot---lose weight, get stronger, feel sexy! But do they really deliver? Here's our take on two recent releases. (And shameless self-promotional plug: We have our very own healthy living book coming out on Dec. 31. Pre-order it now!) Shred: The Revolutionary Diet The idea of …
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Our Most Exciting Post EVER: Pre-Order The Fit Bottomed Girls Anti-Diet!

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This might possibly---okay, definitely---be the most amazing and exciting post we've ever written on FBG. Because Erin and I finally get to confess a secret we've been keeping from you, our dear readers since last fall: We have written an FBG book! Based on all of our principles and experiences and …
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3 Healthy Spring Reads: Fiction, Non-fiction and Jillian Michaels!

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The weather has been so gloriously springy lately that I really want to do nothing more than go for a run, then come back and sit in the sunshine with a good book and a big ol' glass of iced tea. Or coconut water. Or---who am I kidding?---wine. And if you're interested in some new healthy reads to …
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Can Junk Food Give You a Junk Mood? This Book Says Yes!

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Ever noticed how you can be in a really good mood, have a not-so-healthy meal and then feel like poo? Or be in a not-so-great mood and eat healthier foods and feel a bit better? That's pretty much the whole idea behind the new book Junk Foods and Junk Moods: Stop Craving and Start Living! by health …
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From the The Joy Fit Club: Joy Bauer’s 10 Weight-Loss Rules

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Any time we share a weight-loss success story, readers love it. I think it's part of the whole "hey, that person did it and so can I!" thing that's so darn encouraging and inspiring, no matter what your goal is. We just love to hear how different people go about it because, let's face it, not all …
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Review: The Ultimate Volumetrics Diet Book

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Back in graduate school, I did a whole project on the subject of calorie density. Okay, I know that sounds kind of scientific and really boring, but I swear, it was cool. And, you know, my project was kind of awesome—at least I thought so. The whole idea about it is that some foods have more …
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Bob Harper’s Skinny Rules—And How You Can Win a Signed Copy of the Book!

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We couldn't do Bob Harper Week without reviewing at least a couple of Bob's latest projects. And, man, has Bob been busy! Besides his online training club that you saw snippets of yesterday (which we'll also be reviewing and doing a giveaway of on Friday), Bob wrote a book! The Skinny Rules: The …
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