Here are a few of our favorite books that have deeply impacted our own personal dietary decisions and the way we live our life. We still remember vividly the thoughts, feelings and inspirations that accompanied each book as we read them for the first time… and some even the second time 🙂 As with every book, take to heart the parts that resonate with you and politely ignore the rest. Happy reading!
The classic guide to herbal medicine, natural foods and home remedies. Back to Eden underscores the fundamental principle that true healing consists of a return to natural habits of living. Jethro Kloss pioneered the ideas that led to the flourishing of the natural foods industry. This book is a complete guide and introduction to the natural lifestyle and has withstood the test of time, selling more than 4 million copies since it was first published in 1939.
Dr. T. Colin Campbell details the connection between nutrition and heart disease, diabetes, and cancer. The report also examines the source of nutritional confusion produced by powerful lobbies, government entities, and opportunistic scientists.The New York Times has recognized the study as the “Grand Prix of epidemiology” and the “most comprehensive large study ever undertaken of the relationship between diet and the risk of developing disease.”
Hailed a “medical breakthrough” by Dr. Mehmet Oz, EAT TO LIVE offers a highly effective, scientifically proven way to lose weight quickly. The key to Dr. Joel Fuhrman’s revolutionary six-week plan is simple: health = nutrients / calories. When the ratio of nutrients to calories in the food you eat is high, you lose weight. The more nutrient-dense food you eat, the less you crave fat, sweets, and high-caloric foods.
New York Times bestselling author Dr. Neal Barnard reveals the shocking truth about the dangerous addiction to cheese. Not only is cheese loaded with calories, fat, and cholesterol, it also contains mild opiates (casomorphines) that trigger the same brain receptros as heroin and morphine. In THE CHEESE TRAP, Dr. Neal Barnard presents a comprehensive program to help readers break free of their cheese addiction so they can lose weight, boost energy, and improve their overall health.
Medical Medium reveals the root causes of diseases and conditions that medical communities either misunderstand or struggle to understand at all. It explores all-natural solutions for dozens of the illnesses that plague us, including Lyme disease, fibromyalgia, adrenal fatigue, chronic fatigue syndrome, hormonal imbalances, Hashimoto’s disease, multiple sclerosis, depression, neurological conditions, chronic inflammation, autoimmune disease, blood-sugar imbalances, colitis and other digestive disorders, and more.
Thousands of books have been written about the latest and greatest diets that will help people lose weight and improve health. But a key element in any successful nutritional health program is a tried-and-true method that most people haven’t thought about—yet it could be revolutionary for taking health to the next level. This ancient secret is fasting.
Going far beyond the realms of diet, this book explains the little understood concept of fruitarianism, and why there is an ever increasing need for humankind to better understand fruit and the unique role it can play in positively shaping the future. This tome explains how through embracing fruit as our one true food, we can transform the world into the paradise it was always meant to be.