We have compiled a list of ketogenic books that we have read throughout our keto experience and found them to really help us understand the reasoning behind the ketogenic way of eating. Filling our brains with this knowledge has assisted us in staying motivated and committed for the long term.
Ketogenic books – The Why
The Obesity Code – By Dr Jason Fung. The Obesity Code is very easy to read and understand. It provides a great introduction into the obesity epidemic and specific steps we can take to regain control of our weight.
Why We Get Fat – By Gary Taubes. Why We Get Fat explains the science behind the obesity epidemic clearly for non-scientists. This book actually helped me to see that I had not been overweight my whole life because I was a lazy glutton, it was because the nutritional information I was provided was just plain wrong.
Primal Body, Primal Mind – By Nora Gedgaudas. Nora is incredibly knowledgeable and this book is very science based, providing a lot of specific and detailed information. This book includes helpful information about the importance of eating fat.
Keto Clarity – by Jimmy Moore. Keto Clarity provides an in-depth explanation of nutritional ketosis which is written in an easy to follow style. Great for anyone wanting a deeper understanding of the science behind the ketogenic way of eating.
Keto – The Complete Guide to Success on the Ketogenic Diet – by Maria Emmerich. Maria is a wealth of knowledge in regards to the ketogenic diet and this book provides a great simplified version of the science behind it. There are 12 chapters packed full of information, as well as meal plans and recipes. A great ketogenic book resource for beginners who want to get stuck right in.