Logo Initforlife.comÑNo one on Earth is exactly like you! Initforlife.comÑNo one on Earth is exactly like you! Initforlife.comÑNo one on Earth is exactly like you! Home of MindFrames Personality Test Learn about MindFrames Take the Mindframes Personality Test Welcome to's Weight Loss Central! Get Your Relationship Forecast Here! Get your MindFrame reports! Login or change your preferences!
Log In

Who We Are Contact Us Related Links


Great Weight Loss Books

Most large bookstores offer hundreds of books on weight loss, dieting, nutrition, health and fitness. With so many excellent resources in print, this list excludes programs that feature rapid weight loss, appetite suppression, special equipment, diet supplements or unproven concepts.

If you’ve never tried to lose weight before, these can help…
The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Weight Loss
By Lucy Beale and others (Alpha Books, 2002), paperback, 360 pp.
Written in a user-friendly format, this practical guide to creating a healthier lifestyle balances solid research with the authors’ personal experiences.
KISS Guide to Weight Loss
By Barbara Ravage (DK, 2001), paperback, 368 pp.
This readable, attractive and comprehensive approach to losing weight includes full-color photographs and illustrations, as well as tools for keeping track of eating and exercise habits.

These guides to healthy eating will help you keep the pounds off…

Jane Brody’s Nutrition Book
ByJane E. Brody (Bantam, 1989), paperback, 551 pp.
A classic, the book is filled with basic nutrition information, such as how your body processes different foods and derives benefit from them. Contains 60 delicious recipes.
Eating Well for Optimum Health
By Andrew Weil (Quill, 2001), paperback, 307 pp.
Filled with essential information on the types of fats, proteins, carbohydrates, minerals and vitamins we need, the book talks frankly about the pitfalls of popular diets. Includes 85 healthy recipes.
Eat, Drink, and Be Healthy: The Harvard Medical School Guide to Healthy Eating
By Walter C. Willett (Fireside, 2002), paperback, 299 pp.
This is a useful, easy-to-read nutritional guide based on up-to-date science and research. It explains why the traditional food pyramid is outdated and offers a sound alternative.
The American Dietetic Association’s Complete Food & Nutrition Guide
By Roberta Larson Duyff (John Wiley & Sons, 1998), paperback, 656 pp.
This book explains basic metabolism and weight management in an easy-to-read format, while showing how to combine good taste and good health in meals and snacks.

If you want facts about any food, this reference has it all…

The Most Complete Food Counter
By Annette B. Natow and Jo-Ann Heslin (Pocket Books, 1999), paperback, 448 pp.
This encyclopedia of food values lists calories, fat, saturated fat, cholesterol, protein, carbohydrates, fiber, calcium, sodium, potassium, vitamins A and C, and folic acid for over 200,000 food items.

These popular periodicals are filled with useful tips…

Nutrition Action Healthletter
1875 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 300, Washington, DC 20009
Published 10 times a year by the Center for Science in the Public Interest, the country’s most respected nutrition advocacy group, the newsletter makes it easy for consumers to understand important issues such as food research, fad diets, healthy eating, and best and worst foods.

Prevention Magazine
Customer Service, Rodale, 400 South Tenth Street, Emmaus, PA 18098
Published monthly by Rodale Press, Prevention provides a wide range of practical and up-to-date information on diet, nutrition, exercise, medical research and weight loss. Articles present important tips and principles in an easy-to-understand format.


Weight Loss Site of the Week

Change One Website
A program of online assessments, information, exercise and meal plans, recipes and live online chats with experts. Offers unique online tools for tracking progress: daily calculator, nutrition calculator, detailed weekly progress reports and fitness workout tracker.

More great weight loss sites...

MindFrames Personality Test

MindFrames is a free online personality test based on research in brain science. It measures how often you use each of eight distinct patterns of thought and action. Your preferences are the foundation of your unique personality.

Take MindFrames FREE Today!

FREE Framicon report —Your personality is truly how!

FREE Communicating match-up report —Bridge the communication gap and connect when it counts!

FREE Thin from Within report —Your personallity guide to weight loss.

FREE Revelations report —Your advanced personality analysis