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Our Optimal Health Daily show has advice on topics like nutrition, exercise, and more to optimize your life. Following up from our list of personal development eBooks and personal finance eBooks, here’s one that’s all about wellness and health eBooks.

A few of the eBooks on this list require you to sign up for a newsletter, which you can unsubscribe from if it’s not what you expected. Some have direct links to PDFs. Some are short guides (less than 15-20 pages), but still handy to refer to.

The short summary provides a little bit more info on the eBooks’ contents.

Browse to see which areas of health and wellness appeal to you the most!

12 Free Health and Wellness eBooks

Beginner Exercise

1. “Beginner Home Workout” by Live Lighter

Link: Website | Download PDF

This is a 2-page booklet created by Live Lighter in Australia.

Don’t let the short length of the PDF stop you from checking it out. It has an excellent layout and the accompanying illustrations show very clearly what you’re supposed to do!

2. “6 Week Program: Beginner” by Get On Track

Link: Website | Download PDF

Get on Track Challenge is a free, online, team-based challenge designed to help you increase your daily physical activity and fruit and vegetable intake. It is funded by the WA Department of Health in Australia.

This beginner exercise guide was developed by an Exercise Physiologist to provide individuals at all fitness levels with a thorough exercise program that can be completed at home. It is designed to use your own body weight so no fancy equipment is required.

3. “7 Steps to A Beginner’s Exercise Plan That Works” by Whole Life Challenge

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The Whole Life Challenge is a fun and thought-provoking 6-week health and well-being game. The 7 Daily Habits you'll be working on are: nutrition, exercise, mobility, sleep, hydration, well-being and reflection.

This is a great eBook to find motivation to exercise and stay consistent with your physical health goals.

Nutrition and Healthier Food Choices

4. “Start Simple Today” by My Plate

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This is another short booklet coming in at 4 pages. It’s a handy guide to make healthier food choices by visual portion sizes on your plate.

5. “Better Health, Better life” by Healthy for Life

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In this Quick Start eBook by Healthy for Life, you’ll go through 7 powerful lessons that will give you important information about safeguarding your health. Topics include food (GMO vs. natural), common diseases linked to obesity, and supplements.

Healthy for Life is a family owned company and was founded in 1998 by Brian Shattuck. The Healthy for Life philosophy is that nutrition should come from the food we consume.

6. Nutrition eBooks by Steph Kay

Link: Website | Download PDF (signup required)

Steph, also known as Red, is a Registered Holistic Nutritionist. She wanted to stop feeling guilty about her food choices, and went on a quest for facts to make educated decisions that she could also feel happy about.

These short guides cover topics like how to quit sugar and a 7-day meal plan to kickstart your health eating goals.

Stress Management

7. “Coping with Stress” by Florida Literacy Coalition

Link: Website | Download PDF

Stress management is a big part of staying healthy. This short eBook by the Florida Literacy Coalition shares tips on how to cope with stress, with a column and what good ways vs. bad ways of coping looks like.

8. “Creating a Healthier Life” by SAMHSA

Link: Website | Download PDF

This is an eBook by The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). The eBook goes into wellness and how to create balance and physical wellness in your daily life. There are also simple worksheets for you to explore ways to improve wellness in different areas (financial, emotional, spiritual, etc.).

Skincare

9. Skincare eBooks by Dr. Bailey (Dermatologist)

Link: Website | Download PDF (signup required)

If you’re into skincare, you’ll love Dr. Bailey’s eBooks and resources! She talks about sunscreen, rosacea, and how to eat healthily to support clean and clear skin.

Dr. Cynthia Bailey is a Certified Dermatologist based in Sebastopol, CA (Northern California wine country). She has helped over 15,000 patients overcome the frustration and embarrassment caused by rosacea, acne, melasma, sun damage – even dry skin and wrinkles.

10. Health eBooks by Jo Mac (Fitness Consultant)

Link: Website | Download PDF (signup required)

Jo Mac has worked in the fitness and wellness industry for over two decades. As a fitness consultant and lifestyle coach, she helps others to adopt healthy lifestyle and eating habits for better quality of life.

Jo has free eBooks on burning fat, eating clean, and eating your way to fantastic skin. After all, feeling good comes from the inside out.

Quality Sleep

11. “Your Guide to Healthy Sleep” by NHLBI

Link: Website | Download PDF

Published by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, this thorough guide takes you through the importance of quality sleep. There's a section on common sleep disorders with quotes from people who have found solutions. A great eBook for healthy sleep.

12. “How to Sleep Better” by Help Guide

Link: Website | Download PDF

Here's another short but very helpful guide with tips to optimize your sleeping routine and sleep hygiene.

HelpGuide is a small non-profit that ranks in the world's top 10 websites for mental health. 50 million plus people visit the HelpGuide website every year for content to improve their lives and mental health.

13. Dr. Ron's Free Health eBooks

Link: Website | Download PDF (signup required)

Dr. Sinha is a highly sought after speaker in Silicon Valley and 2-time TEDx speaker who has designed culturally diverse health education and wellness programs and seminars. He has eBooks on sleep and fatigue, and children’s health.

Bonus #1: Beginner Exercise Videos

Check out our list with beginner fitness videos if you're looking for an easy way to get started with exercise at home!

Bonus #2: Optimal Health Daily (Podcast)

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If you're new to Optimal Health Daily, that's where we narrate some of the web's best health, fitness, and nutrition content. It's free and you can listen at a time that's most convenient for you and improve your wellness knowledge in as little as ten minutes per day.

Let us know if you come across any other free eBooks that are worth sharing in the health niche, or if there are any other health bloggers that we should look into.

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Jess Chua

Jess writes and edits content for the Optimal Living Daily podcast network. Her interests include personal growth, cooking, and spending time with her pets.
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