Did your New Year's Resolution involve dieting or losing weight? Or are you just wanting to be more healthy? A general place to turn for tips and ideas is the health book isle of any book store. But with so many how can you know which one is correct, or should we say, the most correct? We've the general ideas of 6 health books so you don't even need to read them!

Once you read the brief reviews of the books, you will have enough knowledge and motivation to get going. It's all quite simple really, and you've probably heard it all before, but if a book sounds at all interesting we've also got the link so you can go pick it up.


Here goes speed dating meets literary criticism.

The Safe Food Handbook by Heli Perrret

Food is scary. "Risky food is everywhere." Deal with it.

The NEW! Abs Diet by David Zinczenko with Ted Spiker

Belly fat is dangerous. "The average American is carrying around 30 billion fat cells." Eat smart, exercise some and find your abs.

The Lean Belly Prescription by Dr. Travis Stork (one of those handsome TV doctors) with Peter Moore

Belly fat is a killer. "Dr. Travis's Eight Laws of Leanness: Pick 3 To Lean!" Eat smart, exercise some and lose your belly.

The New Evolution Diet by Arthur De Vany

Cro-Magnon didn't have belly fat. "We are, in essence, hardwired to be lazy overeaters." Avoid foods that didn't exist in 40,000 B.C., embrace your inner carnivore and exercise in short, intense bursts.

Why You Should Store Your Farts In A Jar by David Haviland

There are a lot of weird and disgusting health facts you haven't cared about since you were 10. "Was Hitler addicted to crystal meth?" Yes, apparently his personal doctor laced the Fuehrer's vitamin injections with methamphetamine.

Bonus Book That's Not Really About Health, But Is Really Cool And Has Some Amazing Health Implications Anyway:

Radioactive by Lauren Redniss

Scientists Marie and Pierre Curie were not concerned with belly fat. "Marie: 'I coined the word radioactivity.' " Working unprotected with radioactive material — and sleeping with a jar of radium by your pillow — is intellectually exhilarating but not good for your health.