10 Must Read Health Books by Indian Experts For 2024!

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10 Must Read Health Books by Indian Experts For 2024!

As we usher in the promising dawn of 2024, what better way to embark on a literary journey than with a curated selection of 10 best wellness books? These health books written by experts in their respective fields will definitely come in handy for you in this new year. Don't miss these interesting reads that will undoubtedly clear your doubts and give you insights about health topics ranging from skincare, sexual well-being, and physical fitness to nutrition, dieting trends, mood disorders and general wellness.

1."The Skincare Answer Book" by Dr. Jaishree Sharad

Navigating the vast world of skincare can be overwhelming, but fear not - Dr. Jaishree Sharad, a prominent celebrity dermatologist, has compiled a valuable resource to simplify the complexities. In her book, "The Skincare Answer Book," she tackles common skincare dilemmas in a straightforward Q&A format.

Whether you're pondering the essential products for a robust skincare routine, seeking guidance on choosing the perfect moisturizer, or eager to unlock the secrets to ageless skin, Dr. Sharad has you covered. The book addresses a myriad of topics, from skin types and routines to specifics like serums, acne, hyperpigmentation, sun allergies, hair loss, anti-ageing, rosacea, and more.


2. “Calm your mind with Food”- by Uma Naidoo

Uma Naidoo, MD, unveils a groundbreaking approach to ease anxiety with her transformative book, "Calm Your Mind with Food." This revolutionary guide takes you on a journey through the interconnected realms of the brain, gut, immune system, and metabolism. Dr. Naidoo distills cutting-edge research, revealing the profound impact of inflammation on anxiety, depression, and even conditions like Alzheimer's.

Dr. Naidoo demystifies the role of trillions of gut bacteria in anxiety control, offering practical insights into the six pillars essential for a serene mind. The book goes beyond theory, providing actionable steps on how to harness the power of food and nutrition to combat anxiety.

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3. “Eating in the Age of Dieting”- Rujuta Diwekar

Rujuta Diwekar stands tall as a globally renowned nutritionist and a prominent health advocate, commanding a massive following. In her influential book, "Eating in the Age of Dieting," she has not only shaped but decisively transformed food conversations across the nation over the last decade. Diwekar's approach steers us away from fleeting diet fads, redirecting our focus towards the essence of eating - local, seasonal, and traditional.


In "Eating in the age of dieting," the mantra woven by Diwekar, "eat local, think global," becomes a guiding philosophy that harmonizes the wisdom handed down by our grandmothers with the latest revelations in nutrition science. This synthesis creates a blueprint for sustainable good health accessible to everyone.

4. “Dr. Cuterus”- by Dr. Tanya Narendra

In a world where the mysteries of our bodies often leave us lost in a sea of questions, "Dr. Cuterus" emerges as a beacon of clarity. Regardless of the bits you possess, the intimate details often bring about a range of feelings and inquiries. From size concerns to the intricacies of reproduction, the 'private' bits between our legs become a landscape of curiosity.

The book bravely ventures into the uncharted territories of conversation that many shy away from. In a society where terms like vagina, clitoris, penis, and scrotum tend to trigger embarrassment, "Dr. Cuterus" fearlessly dives into demystifying these aspects. Acknowledging the discomfort that often surrounds discussions about our bodies, the book seeks to break the silence, providing a scientific, humorous, and easily understandable guide.

5. “Anxiety- Overcome it and live without fear”- by Sonali Gupta

Ever wondered about the fine line between stress and anxiety? Curious about handling panic attacks or recognizing when it's time to seek help? Sonali Gupta, a clinical psychologist, explores these questions and more in her enlightening book, "Anxiety- Overcome It and Live without Fear."


With a focus on the mental health crisis affecting over three crore Indians, Gupta navigates the complexities of anxiety using insightful case studies. From workplace triggers to challenges in relationships and the impact of social media, the book provides a unique glimpse into the nuances of anxiety, particularly among the younger generations. "Anxiety- Overcome it and live without fear" is not just an exploration of the condition but a guide filled with strategies and techniques tailored for those prone to anxiety. Gupta empowers readers to confront their fears, offering a roadmap to take control of their lives. 

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6. “The Happiness Story”- by Savi Sharma 

Ever wondered if happiness could be a choice within your grasp rather than a distant dream? Savi Sharma, the bestselling author who has captivated millions with her novels, delves into this question and more in her latest work, "The Happiness Story."

In a world that often feels intimidating and demotivating, Sharma offers an effective guide to tackle the challenges that may hinder our pursuit of joy. "Packed with true stories that are both moving and enriching," Sharma's book not only inspires but also provides practical tips to fuel ambitions, pursue passions, and script one's destiny. Through transformative insights, readers are guided towards experiencing bliss and peace every day, irrespective of external circumstances.

7. “The Sex Book— by Leeza Mangaldas

Have you ever pondered the normalcy of your genitals or questioned the significance of size? Is masturbation a cause for concern, and how vital is sex to a relationship? In "The Sex Book," the award-winning sex educator Leeza Mangaldas fearlessly tackles these seemingly awkward questions about sex and the body.

This comprehensive guide spans from anatomy to hygiene, consent to contraception, and masturbation to orgasms. Mangaldas, drawing from years of research on the physical, social, and emotional facets of sex and sexuality, fills knowledge gaps with sharp insights. Recognizing that sex education is pivotal for gender equality, improved sexual and reproductive health, and a more love-filled world, this groundbreaking handbook is queer-inclusive, pleasure-focused, and a valuable resource.

8. “Glow”- by Vasudha Rai

Ever considered the calming power of saffron or the protective qualities of tulsi against pollution? Discover the transformative potential of turnips and radishes for a clearer complexion. In "Glow," the notion that great skin is solely genetic is debunked, revealing the profound impact of beauty foods on both internal and external radiance.

While makeup might offer a temporary illusion of great skin, true radiance stems from nourishing your body from within. From common fruits and vegetables to potent Ayurvedic herbs, this book serves as a guide on what to eat to enhance beauty inside and out.

Unlock strength and immunity, illuminate and clarify your skin, and achieve peace of mind with these potent Indian remedies. The book provides a wealth of combinations, recipes, homemade face masks, oils, and morning infusions designed not only to transform your skin but also to rejuvenate your body and mind. It underscores the idea that outer beauty is not just a surface trait but a reflection of inner health. "Glow" is your pathway to holistic well-being and radiant health.

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9. “The Gut”- by Payal Kothari

Ever wondered about the profound link between your gut and mental health? How can issues like acidity, obesity, and brain fog be effectively addressed? In "The Gut," Payal Kothari presents a transformative perspective, emphasizing that almost any ailment can be healed by treating it from its root cause- the gut.

With 100 trillion bacteria, both good and bad, working in synergy within your gut, this intricate system plays a crucial role in fighting pathogens, diseases, and germ attacks. Despite its significance, modern lifestyle changes have left our guts more vulnerable than ever. "The Gut" by Payal Kothari guides readers in understanding their bio-individual needs, offering simplified approaches to healing both simple and chronic illnesses. This captivating book unveils the core of who we are- the gut- and provides practical insights on how to start listening to your gut instincts, whether it's about what to eat or closing a million-dollar deal. 

10. “Sculpt and Shape”- by Yasmin Karachiwala

Ever wondered how Katrina Kaif stays injury-free or how Deepika Padukone maintains her enviable abs? The answer lies in Pilates, and in "Sculpt and Shape," star trainer Yasmin Karachiwala and internationally acclaimed Pilates instructor Zeena Dhalla introduce the revolutionary Pilates method to India. Elevating the original routine to new levels of precision and power, this book is your guide to transforming your body.

"Sculpt and Shape" goes beyond the basics, providing insights into posture and ways to enhance it, ultimately reshaping your body. From the closely guarded fitness formulas of stars like Kareena Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, and Malaika Arora Khan to practical tips on nutrition, breathing, and daily living essential for internal body shaping, this book is a comprehensive resource. Dive into this guide, and let the power of Pilates redefine your approach to health and wellness.

In conclusion, the realm of health literature continues to offer a wealth of knowledge and inspiration in 2024. The featured health books provide diverse perspectives on physical well-being, mental health, and holistic living. As we navigate the ever-evolving landscape of health and self-care, these recommended reads serve as indispensable companions, guiding us toward a healthier and more fulfilling life. Here's to a year of enlightenment, empowerment, and transformative well-being through the pages of these remarkable health books. Consult our Gytree experts, be it a therapist or a lifestyle coach to get seek professional help.

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