In the USA, a vegan cookbook Thug Kitchen, Danielle Walker’s paleo Meals Made Simple, and low-calorie The Skinnytaste Cookbook continue to be best-sellers. Paleo cookbook Every Last Crumb has recently entered near the top of the charts. Coming up to the holiday season, as usual cookbooks are popular and diet books mostly ignored.
In the UK, vegetable recipe book Plenty More is the most popular food-related book at the time of writing. Hairy Dieters Good Eating low-calorie cookbook and River Cottage Light & Easy (whole-foods, dairy free and wheat free recipe book) continue to be popular.
The positions in the bestselling charts are according to a snapshot of book sales from Amazon. The number in brackets next to the top titles is the ranking in all books – e.g. Thug Kitchen is the no. 23 top selling book in the USA on Amazon at the time of writing.
USA bestselling diets November 2014
|USA||Health, Fitness & Dieting*||Special diets||Diseases & Physical Ailments*|
|1||The Skinnytaste Cookbook (51) – Low calorie cookbook||Thug Kitchen (23) – Vegan cookbook||Grain Brain – Gluten-free, no processed carbs or sugars|
|2||The Big Fat Surprise – audio – Eat fat||Every Last Crumb (36) – Paleo cookbook||The 30-Day Heart Tune-Up – No refined carbs, trans fats|
|3||The Food Babe Way (95) – Remove food toxins||Meals Made Simple (Danielle Walker) (47) – Gluten-free, dairy-free, paleo||The Paleo Approach – Paleo|
|4||Practical Paleo – Paleo diet and recipe book||The Skinnytaste Cookbook (51) – Low calorie cookbook||The Heal Your Gut Cookbook – GAPS diet cookbook|
|5||The Biggest Loser Cookbook – Kindle – Low calorie cookbook||100 Days of Real Food (69) – Unprocessed||The End of Dieting – Nutrient-dense foods|
*only books with food recommendations included
UK diet best sellers November 2014
|UK||Diets & Healthy Eating||Diet & Nutrition||Special diets|
|1||Plenty More (28) – Vegetarian cookbook||Plenty More (28) – Vegetarian cookbook||Erica White’s Beat Candida Cookbook – Avoiding all types of sugars|
|2||The Hairy Dieters: Good Eating (37) – Low fat and low sugar||The Hairy Dieters: Good Eating (37) – Low fat and low sugar||The Plant Programme – Mostly vegan, dairy-free|
|3||River Cottage Light & Easy (72) – Whole foods, dairy free and wheat free recipe book||River Cottage Light & Easy (72) – Whole foods, dairy free and wheat free recipe book||Dr Bernstein’s Diet Solution – Kindle – Low carb, unprocessed foods|
|4||The Art of Eating Well (92) – No sugar, no grain cookbook||The Art of Eating Well (92) – No sugar, no grain cookbook||Healthy Eating for the Menopause – High phytoestrogens, essential fatty acids, and antioxidants|
|5||River Cottage Veg Every Day – Vegetarian recipe book||River Cottage Veg Every Day – Vegetarian recipe book||The Multiple Sclerosis Diet Book – Low-fat|