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Brain Maker by David Perlmutter: Food list

Brain Maker (2015) is a book that focuses on nourishing gut bacteria for a healthier body and brain. Eat a diet high in prebiotics, probiotics, fermented foods, low-carb foods, gluten-free foods, and healthful fat. Limit starchy foods. Avoid gluten, sugar (especially fructose), processed foods. See below on this page for a description of the food [...]

In the USA, The Whole30 (paleo-influenced elimination-reintroduction diet) is sticking to the top of the charts. The recently released Brain Maker (gut microbiota health, fermented foods, gluten-free, sugar-free) is also selling well. In the UK, the same three “free-from” books have been at the top of the charts as for a few months now - [...]

The Whole30 (2015) is an elimination-reintroduction diet that has some similarity to paleo diets. Eat vegetables, protein, some fat. Eliminate alcohol, legumes, dairy, grains, sugars, processed foods, for 30 days. Reintroduce alcohol, legumes, dairy, grains to see how you react to them. Long term, eat mostly Whole30 foods (vegetables, protein, fat) with some conscious exceptions. [...]

In the USA, The Whole30 (paleo-influenced elimination-reintroduction diet) has just been released and shot to the top of the charts. 10-Day Green Smoothie Cleanse (detox cleanse) continues to sell well, as do Thug Kitchen (vegan cookbook) and Inspiralized (spiralized vegetables cookbook). In the UK, Eat. Nourish. Glow (gluten-free, dairy-free, refined sugar-free) is back at the [...]

In the USA, 10-Day Green Smoothie Cleanse (detox cleanse) is back in force, and The 20/20 Diet (power foods, unprocessed, cycle diet) has also been topping the charts most of the month. Gluten-free diets such as Grain Brain and Wheat Belly, as well as GF plus dairy free plus sugar-free Zero Belly Diet and Eat. [...]

Effortless Healing (2015) is a low-starch, unprocessed diet. Minimal to no consumption of grains and sugars, including complex carbs. Consume fruit in moderation – limit fructose. Eat raw organic vegetables, healthful fats, and grass-fed/pastured organic proteins; drink plenty of water. Intermittent fasting – eat in an 8-10 hour period each day Below on this page [...]

In the USA, the not-yet-released Effortless Healing and the resurging 10-Day Green Smoothie Cleanse have been among the most popular books for some weeks; The Food Babe Way (detox) and The Zero Belly Diet (whole foods, free-from) have also been selling well but their popularity is starting to dip. Cookbooks related to dieting/healthy eating are [...]

The Food Babe Way by Vani Hari (2015): Food list

The Food Babe Way (2015) is a 21-day program to remove toxic chemicals from your diet to improve your health and lose weight. Eat real organic foods, mostly raw, and limit animal proteins. Start every day with warm lemon water and a green drink. Avoid foods containing chemicals, fast food, sugar, and white flour; limit [...]

In the USA, The Zero Belly Diet (whole foods, free-from) has surged to the top of the charts, overtaking The 20/20 Diet by Dr. Phil, which was the bestselling book at the beginning of the month before the book was actually released. The Food Babe Way (detox) hasn’t yet been released but it’s selling well [...]

The 20/20 Diet by Dr. Phil McGraw (2015): Food list

The 20/20 Diet (2015) is a cycling diet with 3 phases per 30-day cycle. Focus on 20 power foods to boost metabolism and make you feel full. Eat 4 times a day, with protein, produce (vegetables or fruits), fat, and starch (carbs) with each meal. Phase 1 only 20/20 foods; phase 2 introduce a few [...]