We’re delighted to say that our local bookshop “Between the Lines” in Great Bardfield is now stocking all three of the Katie & Giancarlo Caldesi cookbooks below as well as the “Obesity Code”. If you are local, please pop down, have a look and support this local business.

Books That Can Help Get You Started

The Diabetes Weight-Loss Cookbook: A Life Changing Diet to Prevent and Reverse Type 2 Diabetes – Katie & Giancarlo Caldesi with Jenny Phillips. It is easy to follow, explains some of the theory about the low carb approach and has some great low carb recipes.The “Leek, Spinach & Feta Showstopper” recipe in this book is particularly good.

This is the second in this excellent series of books from the Caldesis. Lots more great recipes in here.

This is the most recent low carb cook book from the Caldesis. Also highly recommended!

Books That Dig Further into the Science

The Obesity Code – Dr Jason Fung. This is an excellent book. Dr Fung is a legend in the low carb world and explains the science behind obesity really well. He is also very interested in “intermittent fasting”.

Big Fat Surprise, why butter, meat, and cheese belong in a healthy diet – Nina Teicholz. The title of this book is self explanatory. It challenges the long held historical mainstream view that saturated fat is bad and explains the science behind it.

Eat Rich Live Long. Live Long Mastering the Low-Carb & Keto Spectrum for Weight Loss and Longevity – Ivor Cummins & Jeffrey Gerber. Together they have written a book that is easy to follow and understand about the theory of the low carb diet and getting started.

Books About Fasting and Time Restricted Eating

The Complete Guide to Fasting – Dr Jason Fung. Dr Fung runs a clinic in Canada called IDM. He has achieved some spectacular results helping his patients improve their health and uses time restricted eating / fasting as a tool.