Living North’s Top Six Books to Help You Keep Healthy
With summer just around the corner we look at some of the latest guides to get fit and stay healthy
My New Roots
From sweet-potato chips to beetroot crisps, root vegetables are the new must-have in the gastronomic world. In this book celebrated blogger Sarah Britton shares a range of vibrant and healthy vegetarian dishes, including homemade ginger ale, chocolate chilli and courgette and coconut noodle soup. Boost your energy levels and make your body happy and healthy with these delicious recipes.
£20, Macmillan (9th April)
Davina's 5 Week to Sugar-Free
TV personality Davina McCall has become one of the country’s most-trusted fitness gurus. Known for her awe-inspiring challenges, such as completing a 500-mile triathlon for Sport Relief, in her latest lifestyle guide she tackles an issue closer to home: sugar addiction. With some super-tasty recipes and a range of healthy alternatives, Davina will help you kick the sugar habit and cut out junk food in just five weeks. Perfect for last-minute summer slimming.
Light On Yoga
One of the world’s most respected teachers, BKS Iyengar has devoted his life to the study and performance of yoga. His new book, Light On Yoga, is a definitive guide to the practice. With step-by-step instructions to each routine, a guide to Pranayama (breathing technique) and an introduction to the spiritual aspects of yoga, this guide is suitable for everyone from the novice to the master.
£18.99, Harper Collins
The Detox Kitchen Bible
Lily Simpson & Rob Hobson
The world-renowned Detox Kitchen, a boutique deli and healthy-eating restaurant in London, has won over celebrities including Elle Macpherson and Gwyneth Paltrow. Now Owner and Chef Lily Simpson shares some of her favourite recipes. Wheat-, dairy- and sugar-free, these meals are delicious and nutritious.
£25, Bloomsbury (7th May)
Nell McAndrew's Guide to Running
Nell McAndrew & Lucy Waterlow
Always fancied trailing down woodland paths or traipsing round your local park but unsure where to start? Then this is the book for you. In this practical and insightful guide Nell McAndrew, TV personality and accomplished marathon runner, shares her love for the sport whilst offering tips and tools to help you improve your own performance.
£12.99, Bloomsbury (9th April)
Get the Glow
You’ve mastered the diet and started pounding the streets, but it can be hard to balance this healthy living with the demands of everyday life. The lure of chocolate and those delicious takeaways can be too hard to resist. Health Coach Madeleine Shaw’s new book gives advice about kitchen cupboard essentials and eating out, whilst offering a six-week plan to make sure you stay on track.
£20, Orion (23rd April)