There is a new study on health being published every single day and the amount of information about health available today is overwhelming. There are several books on which food to avoid? What to eat when you are pregnant? What type of exercise to follow? What are the side effects of certain type of food? There are so many books on health issues and frankly, sometimes it is difficult to decide which book you should read for the correct information. So, we are bringing you Amazon’s top selling health books of 2016.
1. The Undoing Project: A Friendship That Changed Our Minds by Michael Lewis
This best-selling book deals with the working of human minds. A series of original studies were written by Amos Tversky and Daniel Kahneman, Israeli psychologists, about the process of decision-making some forty years ago. Their work, which advanced the evidence-based medicine and Big Data studies, also made up much of the work of Michael Lewis. The working of the mind is analysed through two intriguing individuals in The Undoing Project: A Friendship That Changed Our Minds. (ALSO READ Hot Sex Milk is a thing and here’s how it’s made!)
2. The Book of Joy: Lasting Happiness in a Changing World by Dalai Lama
Written by the Nobel Peace Prize Laureates His Holiness the Dalai Lama, The Book of Joy: Lasting Happiness in a Changing World is a collection of stories and spiritual practices shared between Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu. These two great men survived violence and over 50 years of oppression but they are arguably the most happy and peaceful human beings on the earth. In 2015, Archbishop Tutu travelled all the way to Dharamsala, India, which is home to the Dalai Lama, to celebrate the eightieth birthday of His Holiness. They spent a week filled with laughter and tried to find an answer to the question: How to live happily with so much suffering surrounding us? This book contains the science, stories, experiences and the daily Joy Practices for everlasting happiness and joy shared by the two great souls.
3. The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life by Mark Manson
Expert in writing personal development advice, Mark Manson is the author of the book The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life, which is a self-help guide. The book, without beating around the bush, tells us how to become happier and better person. Positive thinking have been described as the key to rich happy life but Mark Manson says, “F*ck positivity. Let’s be honest, shit is f*cked, and we have to live with it.” His book gives you the raw truth. It is filled with harsh reality, stories and yes, coarse words, to help the readers lead grounded lives. (ALSO READ Seven hacks to good health for mothers)
4. Adult Coloring Book: Stress Relieving Animal Designs by Dan Morris
Sometimes all you want is to do something to relax and de-stress. Dan Morris’ Adult Coloring Book: Stress Relieving Animal Designs will help you to de-stress through creative art. The book has several big and small animal patterns that range from beginner level to expert.
5. Prevent Acid Reflux: Delicious Recipes to Cure Acid Reflux and GERD by Healdsburg Press
Published by the global publisher of diet and health books Healdsburg Press, Prevent Acid Reflux: Delicious Recipes to Cure Acid Reflux and GERD is a book that gives you more than 75 delicious and easy recipes to cure and prevent GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease) and acid reflux. You will also find a Q&A section as well as 14-day meal plan to prevent acid reflux.
6. The Manual to Manhood: How to Cook the Perfect Steak, Change a Tire, Impress a Girl & 97 Other Skills You Need to Survive by Jonathan Catherman
Jonathan Catherman, with his book The Manual to Manhood: How to Cook the Perfect Steak, Change a Tire, Impress a Girl & 97 Other Skills You Need to Survive, gives you all the necessary advice you need in life. From how to write a resume to how to wear a cologne, this book offers you step-by-step instructions on nearly everything a guy wants to know. These important skills will let you live your life confidently.
7. Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman
Thinking, Fast and Slow is an international bestseller by the Israeli-American psychologist known for his work on the psychology of judgment and decision-making, Daniel Kahneman. The author takes us on an incredible tour of how our minds work.The book explains the different systems that influence the way we think. The book was selected as one of the ten best books of 2011 by The New York Times Book Review and is the winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize and the National Academy of Sciences Best Book Award.
8. The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom (A Toltec Wisdom Book) by Don Miguel Ruiz
The international bestselling author and a popular spiritual teacher, Don Miguel Ruiz uncovers the source of self-limiting beliefs that create suffering in his book The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom (A Toltec Wisdom Book). With more than 6 million copies sold in the US and staying a New York Times bestseller for more than 8 years, this book is a must-read. The book has already been translated into 40 languages across the world.
9. The Whole30: The 30-Day Guide to Total Health and Food Freedom by Melissa Hartwig
Melissa Hartwig gives you the step-by-step plan to improve digestion, enhance immunity, decrease craving and break unhealthy eating habits in her book The Whole30: The 30-Day Guide to Total Health and Food Freedom. It is a collection of recipes by over 100 chefs to make you more confident in the kitchen. The book contains a FAQ section, community resources and real-life stories to inspire you to start your food journey.
10. Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of Nike by Phil Knight
Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of Nike is an engaging memoir by Phil Knight, the board chairman and founder of international company Nike. With this book, he shares the story of the early days of the firm. Nike was an intrepid start-up that evolved into one of the most profitable brands in the world. Phil Knight reveals many setback and risks he took along the way along with all the euphoric triumphs.