Books

We are not selling books.  These are just some of the books that explain the health benefits of eating more fruits, vegetables and other whole foods.

How Not to Diet

Michael Gregor, M.D.

Protein is not the answer. In fact, it’s the problem. In Proteinaholic, Dr. Garth Davis sets the record straight, dispelling the myths that have been perpetuated by doctors, weight loss experts, and the media.

Proteinaholic

Garth Davis, M.D.

Protein is not the answer. In fact, it’s the problem. In Proteinaholic, Dr. Garth Davis sets the record straight, dispelling the myths that have been perpetuated by doctors, weight loss experts, and the media.

The Healthiest Diet on the Planet

John McDougall, M.D.

The bestselling author and internationally celebrated physician and expert on nutrition offers an appealing, approachable health solution—eat the foods you love to lose weight and get healthy.

Whole Food for $5 A Day

October 2016

Eating healthy doesn't need to be expensive.  This book provides examples of how to enjoy whole food meals for under $5 per day.

Michael Gregor, M.D.

Discover the Foods Scientifically Proven to Prevent and Reverse Disease.

In addition to showing what to eat to help treat the top fifteen causes of death, How Not to Die includes Dr. Greger's Daily Dozen -a checklist of the twelve foods we should consume every day.Full of practical, actionable advice and surprising, cutting edge nutritional science, these doctor's orders are just what we need to live longer, healthier lives.

The China Study

Dr. T. Colin Campbell

In The China Study, Dr. T. Colin Campbell, Professor Emeritus at Cornell University, details the connection between nutrition and heart disease, diabetes, and cancer. Recognized as the most comprehensive nutritional study ever conducted on the relationship between diet and the risk of developing disease, The China Study cuts through the haze of misinformation and examines the source of nutritional confusion produced by government entities, lobbies, and opportunistic scientists.

Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease

Dr. Caldwell B. Esselstyn

Based on the groundbreaking results of his 20-year nutritional study—the longest study of its kind ever conducted—this book explains, with irrefutable scientific evidence, how we can end the heart disease epidemic in this country forever by changing what we eat.

Eat & Run

Scott Jurek

In Eat & Run, Scott Jurek opens up about his life and career — as an elite plant based athlete — and inspires runners at every level. From his Midwestern childhood of hunting, fishing, and cooking for his meat-and-potatoes family, to his early beginnings in running (he hated it), to his slow transition to ultrarunning and a whole food diet, to his incredible, world-spanning, record-breaking races — Scott’s story shows the power of an iron will and the importance of thinking of our food as our fuel.

The Starch Solution

Dr. John McDougall

Fad diets come and go, but Dr. McDougall has been a proponent of a plant-based diet for decades. His expertise has helped thousands of people to slim down and to regain their health—many of their stories are in this book, including people who have lost more than 125 pounds in mere months, as well as patients who have conquered life-threatening illnesses such as type-2 diabetes, arthritis, and heart disease.

Weight Loss Kickstart

Dr. Neal Barnard

Dr. Barnard’s latest book expands on the Physicians Committee’s popular Kickstart program and is the basis for his return to PBS stations nationwide with a new program, “Kickstart Your Health.” With 21-Day Weight Loss Kickstart, in just three short weeks you’ll get fast results: drop pounds, lower cholesterol and blood pressure, improve blood sugar, and more. 

 

The Campbell Plan

Dr. Tom Campbell

Published in 2015, this book provides an updated on the optimal diet for humans.  The Campbell Plan, by Thomas Campbell, MD, goes beyond the why and shows you how to make the transition--and enjoy the journey--with practical guidance and a simple plan to make a whole-food, plant-based lifestyle easy and sustainable.

Food Over Medicine

Dr. Pam Popper

In Food Over Medicine, Pamela A. Popper, PhD, ND, and Glen Merzer invite the reader into a conversation about the dire state of American health—the result of poor nutrition choices stemming from food politics and medical misinformation. But, more important, they share the key to getting and staying healthy for life.

Building Bone Vitality

Dr. Amy Lanou from Asheville

For years, doctors have been telling us to drink milk, eat dairy products, and take calcium pills to improve our bone vitality. The problem is, they’re wrong. This groundbreaking guide uses the latest clinical studies and the most upto- date medical information to help you strengthen your bones, reduce the risk of fractures, and prevent osteoporosis.

The All-Pro Diet

Tony Gonzales

NFL tight end Tony Gonzalez was an unstoppable force for all of his 12 years in the NFL. With the help of Mitzi Dulan, nutritionist for the Kansas City Chiefs and the Kansas City Royals, Tony embarked on a revolutionary new clean-eating and exercise regimen that changed his life, elevated his physical and mental performance, and resulted in dramatic, measurable improvements on and off the field.

 

Engine 2 Diet

Rip Esselstyn

Professional athlete-turned-firefighter Rip Esselstyn is used to responding to emergencies. So, when he learned that some of his fellow Engine 2 firefighters in Austin, Texas were in dire physical condition he sprang into action and created a life-saving plan. By following Rip’s program, everyone lost weight (some more than 20 pounds), lowered their cholesterol (the biggest drop was 344 to 196), and improved their overall health. Now, Rip outlines his proven plan in THE ENGINE 2 DIET

Eat To Live

Dr. Joel Furhman

Joel Fuhrman, M.D. is a board-certified family physician, and nutritional researcher who specializes in preventing and reversing disease through nutritional and natural methods. This is a book that will let you live longer, reduce your need for medications, and improve your health dramatically.

 

Finding Ultra

Rich Roll

Plunging into a new way of eating that made processed foods off-limits and that prioritized plant nutrition, and vowing to train daily, Rich morphed in a matter of mere months from out-of-shape midlifer to endurance machine. When one morning ninety days into his physical overhaul, Rich left the house to embark on a light jog and found himself running a near marathon, he knew he had to scale up his goals.

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