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How Not to Die
Discover the Foods Scientifically Proven to Prevent and Reverse Disease
Michael Greger M.D. FACLM - Dec 08, 2015
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From the physician behind the wildly popular website NutritionFacts.org, How Not to Die reveals the groundbreaking scientific evidence behind the only diet that can prevent and reverse many of the causes of disease-related death.The vast majority of premature deaths can be prevented through simple changes in diet and lifestyle. In How Not to Die, D...
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Amy Tan
The China Study
Revised and Expanded Edition
T. Colin Campbell - Dec 27, 2016 (first published in 2001)
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The revised and expanded edition of the bestseller that changed millions of livesThe science is clear. The results are unmistakable.You can dramatically reduce your risk of cancer, heart disease, and diabetes just by changing your diet.More than 30 years ago, nutrition researcher T. Colin Campbell and his team at Cornell, in partnership with teams ...
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James Cameron
Nutrition and Physical Degeneration
A Comparison of Primitive and Modern Diets and Their Effects (Hardback)
Weston Price - May 15, 2010 (first published in 1939)
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A compendium of ancestral wisdom, Weston Price's Nutrition and Physical Degeneration is considered a masterpiece by many nutrition researchers who followed in his footsteps.Weston Price, a dentist with interest in nutrition and health, travelled extensively, and observed the dietary habits of diverse cultures, including the L�tschental in Switzerla...
Deep Nutrition
Why Your Genes Need Traditional Food
Catherine Shanahan M.D. - May 29, 2018 (first published in 2008)
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One of the Best Health and Wellness Books of 2017 -- Sports Illustrated A self-published phenomenon examining the habits that kept our ancestors disease-free--now with a prescriptive plan for "The Human Diet" to help us all live long, vital, healthy lives.Physician and biochemist Cate Shanahan, M.D. examined diets around the world known to help peo...
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Dilip Cherian
Why We Get Fat
And What to Do About It
Gary Taubes - Dec 27, 2011 (first published in 2010)
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Building upon his critical work in Good Calories, Bad Calories and presenting fresh evidence for his claim, Gary Taubes revisits the urgent question of what’s making us fat—and how we can change. He reveals the bad nutritional science of the last century—none more damaging or misguided than the “calories-in, calories-out” model of why we get fat—an...
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Gretchen Rubin
Real Food for Pregnancy
The Science and Wisdom of Optimal Prenatal Nutrition
Lily Nichols - Feb 21, 2018
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Prenatal nutrition can be confusing. A lot of the advice you have been given about what to eat (or what not to eat) is well-meaning, but frankly, outdated or not evidenced-based. In Real Food for Pregnancy, you ll get clear answers on what to eat and why, with research to back up every recommendation. Author and specialist in prenatal nutrition, Li...
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Rethinking the Science of Nutrition
T. Colin Campbell - May 06, 2014
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What happens when you eat an apple? The answer is vastly more complex than you imagine.Every apple contains thousands of antioxidants whose names, beyond a few like vitamin C, are unfamiliar to us, and each of these powerful chemicals has the potential to play an important role in supporting our health. They impact thousands upon thousands of metab...
Good Calories, Bad Calories
Fats, Carbs, and the Controversial Science of Diet and Health
Gary Taubes - Sep 23, 2008 (first published in 2004)
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Challenging the Conventional Wisdom on Diet, Weight, and DiseaseIn this groundbreaking book, the result of seven years of research in every science connected with the impact of nutrition on health, award-winning science writer Gary Taubes shows us that almost everything we believe about the nature of a healthy diet is wrong.For decades we have been...
Intuitive Eating
A Revolutionary Program That Works
Evelyn Tribole - Aug 07, 2012 (first published in 1995)
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First published in 1995, Intuitive Eating has become the go-to book on rebuilding a healthy body image and making peace with food. We've all been there—angry with ourselves for overeating, for our lack of willpower, for failing at yet another diet. But the problem is not us; it's that dieting, with its emphasis on rules and regulations, has stopped...
The Big Fat Surprise
Why Butter, Meat and Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet
Nina Teicholz - Jan 06, 2015
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In The Big Fat Surprise, investigative journalist Nina Teicholz reveals the unthinkable: that everything we thought we knew about dietary fat is wrong. She documents how the low-fat nutrition advice of the past sixty years has amounted to a vast uncontrolled experiment on the entire population, with disastrous consequences for our health.For decade...
Healing With Whole Foods
Asian Traditions and Modern Nutrition (3rd Edition)
Paul Pitchford - Nov 05, 2002 (first published in 1993)
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Used as a reference by students of acupuncture, this is a hefty, truly comprehensive guide to the theory and healing power of Chinese medicine. It's also a primer on nutrition--including facts about green foods, such as spirulina and blue-green algae, and the "regeneration diets" used by cancer patients and arthritics--along with an inspiring cookb...
Run Fast. Eat Slow. by Shalane Flanagan
Run Fast. Cook Fast. Eat Slow. by Shalane Flanagan
Eat, Drink, and Be Healthy by Walter Willett M.D.
Food by Mark Hyman M.D.
Nourishing Traditions by Sally Fallon
Eat to Live by Joel Fuhrman MD
How to Eat, Move and Be Healthy! by Paul Chek
Helping Your Child with Extreme Picky Eating by Katja Rowell MD
The Plant-Based Solution by Joel K. Kahn MD
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Complete Food and Nutrition Guide, 5th Ed by Roberta Larson Duyff
What to Eat by Marion Nestle
Starting Strength by Mark Rippetoe
The Obesity Code by Dr. Jason Fung
Prescription for Nutritional Healing by Phyllis A. Balch CNC
The New Encyclopedia of Modern Bodybuilding by Arnold Schwarzenegger
Bigger Leaner Stronger by Michael Matthews
Born to Run by Christopher McDougall
Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease by Caldwell B. Esselstyn Jr.
Strength Training Anatomy by Frederic Delavier
The How Not to Die Cookbook by Michael Greger M.D. FACLM
The Forks Over Knives Plan by Alona Pulde M.D.
Eat to Live Cookbook by Joel Fuhrman M.D.
The Intuitive Eating Workbook by Evelyn Tribole
The Paleo Solution by Robb Wolf
Death by Food Pyramid by Denise Minger
Eating the Alphabet by Lois Ehlert
Eat the Yolks by Liz Wolfe
The No Meat Athlete Cookbook by Matt Frazier
Krause's Food & the Nutrition Care Process by L. Kathleen Mahan MS RD CDE
Born to Eat by Wendy Jo Peterson
Child of Mine by Ellyn Satter
Integrative Nutrition by Joshua Rosenthal MScEd
Fearless Feeding by Maryann Jacobsen
Eat to Love by Jenna Hollenstein
Nutrition in Crisis by Dr. Richard David Feinman
Brain Maker by David Perlmutter
Which Comes First, Cardio or Weights? by Alex Hutchinson
Becoming Vegan by Brenda Davis
Mindless Eating by Brian Wansink
UnDiet by Meghan Telpner
Eat Dirt by Dr. Josh Axe
The Dorito Effect by Mark Schatzker
The Body Keeps the Score by Bessel van der Kolk M.D.
The Food Lab by J. Kenji López-Alt
On Food and Cooking by Harold McGee
Why We Sleep by Matthew Walker
The Complete Guide to Fasting by Dr. Jason Fung
Being Mortal by Atul Gawande
Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand
The Emperor of All Maladies by Siddhartha Mukherjee
The Body by Bill Bryson
The Untethered Soul by Michael A. Singer
Women's Bodies, Women's Wisdom by Christiane Northrup M.D.
Plenty by Yotam Ottolenghi
Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown
Llama Llama Mad at Mama by Anna Dewdney
Green Eggs and Ham by Dr.Seuss
Becoming a Supple Leopard by Kelly Starrett
The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz
Let Your Mind Run by Deena Kastor
Simply Keto by Suzanne Ryan
Practical Paleo by Diane Sanfilippo
If You Give a Pig a Pancake by Laura Numeroff
The Cheese Trap by Neal D Barnard MD FACC
Dragons Love Tacos by Adam Rubin
Medical Medium by Anthony William
Lies My Doctor Told Me Second Edition by Dr. Ken Berry
Forks Over Knives―The Cookbook by Del Sroufe
Endure by Alex Hutchinson
The Story of the Human Body by Daniel Lieberman
The Starch Solution by John McDougall
Food Inc. by Participant Media
The Food Revolution by John Robbins
Glute Lab by Bret Contreras
Fat Chance by Robert H. Lustig
Genius Foods by Max Lugavere
Spark by John J. Ratey MD
The Longevity Diet by Valter Longo
Motivational Interviewing by William R. Miller
Health At Every Size by Linda Bacon
The Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease Cookbook by Ann Crile Esselstyn
Eating on the Wild Side by Jo Robinson
Proteinaholic by Garth Davis M.D.
Gut and Psychology Syndrome by Natasha Campbell-McBride
Overcoming Gravity by Steven Low
Folks, This Ain't Normal by Joel Salatin
Dr. Neal Barnard's Program for Reversing Diabetes by Neal Barnard
Lean In 15 by Joe Wicks
Super Immunity by Joel Fuhrman