Getting into health and wellness isn’t always as easy as it may seem. There’s a lot to learn with many different opinions and ways of going about achieving your health goals. A great way to learn more about the subject is to read a book about it. There are dozens of great books out there that are all about health and wellness and how to achieve it. Each book will typically give both factual information and personal input of the author, perhaps explaining what worked for them in terms of dieting, fitness and lifestyle. If you’re not sure what books to read, check out the following selections. These are some of the most popular health and wellness books out there.
The Sleep Revolution: Transforming Your Life, One Night at a Time – Arianna Huffington
Everybody loves sleep, but it doesn’t mean we all get enough of it. Regardless of the reasons we don’t get enough sleep, it can be detrimental to our health as it’s lack of sleep has often been linked to cognitive decline, chronic disease and even death. That’s why author Arianna Huffington chose to write this book, which discusses the importance of sleep to our overall health. Huffington discusses how the lack of sleep she was getting was affecting her work, and that when she began getting a full eight hours of sleep each night things have been better than ever. You’ll also be able to check out her list of 12 secrets to getting a good night’s rest.
Lifespan: Why We Age – and Why We Don’t Have To – David A. Sinclair
Author David A. Sinclair is a geneticist and professor at Harvard Medical School and is known for being on Time magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in the World list. Sinclair holds a strong belief that people can have healthier, longer lives if they can increase their health span, which is exactly what his book talks about. Sinclair discusses how an antioxidant in wine and chocolate can help as well as how a little stress on your body – such as intermittent fasting – can be good for your long-term health as long as you’re generally healthy.
The Whole-Body Microbiome – Jessica M. Finlay and B. Brett Finlay
If you weren’t aware, not all bacteria is bad for us. Some of it can actually be beneficial for humans, and that’s what this book by Jessica M. and B. Brett Finlay is about. The book discusses the microbiome, which is what we call the bacteria living in our bodies, and how it is linked to various health factors such as reducing dementia risk and extending lifespan and much more. There’s even a sequel book that discusses how you can take care of your microbiome.