These are the Best Food Books of 2016

Good food is always a top priority and the focus at Good Health, Naturally! A healthy body gives way to a healthy mind and a fitter you! We are sure, 2016 has been great for everybody and we are all looking forward to a healthier 2017 with many good surprises!What better way to welcome the new year than to recollect the best foods of the bygone year?

In 2017’s first issue- we will look back at the best food books to have hit the stands in 2016 and what they conveyed to us.The list of books is very long and this is a curated effort to give you the pick of the lot, that stood apart from the others. Food books are not just about recipes and tricks for great cooking- they need to instil in the reader, a sense of healthy eating and well-being.

Sit back, get hold of your copy of these books and revel in the goodness of good food!

Indian Superfoods by Rujuta Diwekar: The mention of superfoods need not always shift your focus to exotic and rare foods. As we always stress on Good Health, Naturally, the best energy-boosters and good health providers are often found in your own backyard. Rujuta Diwekar, nutritionist to the stars, Rujuta Diwekar explains how ghee, rice, coconut and other everyday items add so much value to your diet. 

The Eat Right Prescription by Muffazal Lakdawala: For all those who fret about losing weight and staying fit- it is essential to know that you need to eat right and not just eat less. That is exactly what is conveyed by Dr Muffazal Lakdawala- Founder, Centre for Obesity and Digestive Surgery, Mumbai in this book. 

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Simply Delicious: Plant based recipes for a healthy life by Sandy Holmes: The Western world is slowly but surely coming to terms with the innumerable benefits and goodness of a vegetarian diet and how energy-wise, it is often on par with a non-vegetarian diet. An outcome of that is this book by famous dietician Sandy Holmes who advocates the benefits of going ‘meatless’ and how healthy food can lead to a happy life.

Gorgeous: Eat well, Look great by Shvetha Jaishankar: Who says good looks and a healthy lifestyle can’t get along? A former model, writer and management graduate, Shvetha Jaishankar pens down to put all myths aside and explain why healthy eating can help make you a better model and lead a happier life. She explains in this book why glaring at the calories and following strict diets is not always necessary for staying healthy.

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Carbs & Cals Soups by Chris Cheyette and Yello Balolia : Who can say no to a bowl of hot, steaming soup in the cold winter season? The year’s best book on soup recipes and inspiring pictures of the ingredients will inspire you to dish out your own recipe, very soon!

365 Days of Smoothie Recipes by Emma Katie: Nothing soothes a tired body as much as a refreshing glass of smoothie! And who can say No to these delicious smoothie recipes- one for each day of the year? No more excuses, get fit and drink healthy!

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Baking: 100 Best Baking Recipes of all time by Sharon Belcher: What’s New Year and the holiday season without a delicious slice of cake? This book by Sharon Belcher, is a real tribute to cakes- of all sizes, of all shapes, of all flavours and of all types! Take out your baking tools and bake a cake, right away!

Best Food Writing 2016 by Holly Hughes: Food blogging with words, pics and videos is the latest trend. Thanks to social media, connecting all food lovers across the web world has become easy. This book is the one you need to pick up if you want to catch up on the best of food writing for the year!

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