Best Health Books

Great books on health, fitness, sleep, and nutrition to help you live a healthy, energized, and balanced life.

Healthy Lifestyle

Many people look for ways to increase productivity with special techniques or even supplements, while forgetting the best, most useful and affordable way.

This “secret” way is a healthy lifestyle. A good balanced diet, quality sleep, regular physical activity – this is the basis for an energetic, productive and healthy life.

Here I have collected what I believe are the best books on nutrition, fitness, rest and health in general that will help you create a healthy, energetic and balanced life.

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  1. What, How and Why
  2. Nutrition & Diet
  3. Fitness and Sports
  4. Sleep and Rest
  5. Brain and Thinking
  6. More Health Books

Best Health Books

So here’s a list of the best health books I’ve read that have had the biggest impact on me and my life. I hope these books help you too.

What, How and Why


Giulia Enders

eBook | Print 

Heart 411

Marc Gillinov, Steven Nissen

eBook Print 

Nutrition & Diet

The Diet Compass

Bas Kast

eBook Print | Audiobook

The Obesity Code

Jason Fung

eBook Print | Audiobook

Fitness and Sports

The New Encyclopedia of Modern Bodybuilding

Arnold Schwarzenegger

eBook Print 

Strength Training Anatomy

Frederic Delavier



Daniel Lieberman

Print | Audiobook


Joe Manganiello

eBook Print 

Bigger Leaner Stronger

Michael Matthews

eBook Print | Audiobook

Sleep and Rest

Why We Sleep

Matthew Walker

eBook Print | Audiobook

Sleep Smarter

Shawn Stevenson

eBook Print | Audiobook

The Sleep Solution

Chris Winter

eBook Print | Audiobook

Brain and Thinking

Keep Sharp

Sanjay Gupta

eBook Print | Audiobook


Robert Sapolsky

eBook Print | Audiobook

Reading in the Brain

Stanislas Dehaene

eBook Print 

Change Your Brain, Change Your Life

Daniel G. Amen

eBook Print | Audiobook

Memory Coach

Gareth Moore


The Noonday Demon

Andrew Solomon

eBook Print | Audiobook

More Health Books

The Story of the Human Body

Daniel Lieberman

eBook Print | Audiobook

Trick or Treatment

Simon Singh, Edzard Ernst

eBook Print | Audiobook

Deadly Choices

Paul Offit

eBook Print 

Being Mortal

Atul Gawande

eBook Print | Audiobook

The Wim Hof Method

Wim Hof

eBook Print | Audiobook


David Nutt

eBook Print | Audiobook

The Easy Way to Stop Smoking

Allen Carr

eBook Print | Audiobook

Survival of the Sickest

Sharon Moalem

eBook Print | Audiobook

Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art

James Nestor

eBook Print | Audiobook

«Take care of your body. It’s the only place you have to live in»

— Jim Rohn


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