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Whether you’ve been working on your summer body goals or simply want to have more energy, a balanced schedule which includes health and wellness can make a world of difference. As summertime typically involves travel, late nights and raucous nights out, it can be easy enough to forget about self-care. Luckily, a perfect read can help you stay healthy as we embrace fun in the sun for Summer 2017. We’ve curated a trio of health books to add to your home library and help you stay in shape this season.
Body Love: Live in Balance, Weigh What You Want, and Free Yourself from Food Drama Forever by Kelly LeVeque, William Morrow: As a health consultant and holistic nutritionist, Kelly LeVeque is recognized for her love of well-being. In her recently released book, the health guru aims to encourage her readers to eat healthy. Her book Body Love is said to include recipes for meals like Spicy Salmon Nori Burritos and Turkey-Stuffed Delicata Squash. As a result, her goals are to help fans lose weight, gain muscle and also achieve nourished skin and hair.
The Organic Heart: A Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Clean Food Cookbook by Breeana Pooler, Skyhorse Publishing: When food blogger Breeana Pooler’s husband learned he was suffering from severe heart failure at the young age of 26, Pooler immediately working on developing a healthy diet for the two of them What followed was inspiration from her The Organic Heart website and Instagram account, and later this new book. In this clean eating cookbook, health-conscious Pooler shares her favourite recipes like BBQ Chicken Zucchini Noodle Bowl. With a focus on gluten-free and dairy-free eating, Pooler was eventually able to help her husband heal and also embark on a new health food journey.
Women in Sports: 50 Fearless Athletes Who Played to Win by Rachel Ignotofsky, Ten Speed Press: If you’re a woman who is hoping to try out a new sport or activity, this book just may be a winning new addition to your collection. In Women in Sports, author Rachel Ignotofsky claims to track athletic women from the 1800s to present day. She explores everyone from tennis pro Billie Jean King to contemporary young gymnast Simone Biles. For anyone who wants to read about a sporty new role model before joining a team themselves, this volume just may offer the inspiration you need.