– Books

Below is a list of books that are helpful in understanding the science behind a low fat, whole foods, plant-based diet, and its role in preventing and reversing chronic diseases.

The China Study, by T. Colin Campbell

Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease, Caldwell B. Esselstyn, M.D.

Dr. Neal Barnard’s Program for Reversing Diabetes, Neal Barnard, M.D.

The Starch Solution, John McDougall, M.D.

The Pleasure Trap, Doug Lisle

Power Foods for the Brain, Neal Barnard, M.D.

Breaking the Food Seduction, Neal Barnard, M.D.

21 Day Weight-loss Kick start, Neal Barnard, M.D.

 

The book below provides excellent insight into the food industry and how it has tapped into our love for fat, salt and sugar

The End to Overeating, David Kessler

Salt, Sugar, Fat: How The Food Giants Hooked Us, Michael Moss

 

The list below is a compilation of available cookbooks.

The Everyday Happy Herbivore, & The Happy Herbivore, Lindsay Nixon (also checkout the  www.happyherbivore.com website.)

Engine 2 Diet, Rip Esselstyn (checkout the www.engine2diet.com website.)

Forks Over Knives, edited by Gene Stone & Forks Over Knives: The Cookbook, Del Sroufe (checkout the www.forksoverknives.com website

The McDougall Quick and Easy Cookbook, John and Mary McDougall (checkout out the www.drmcdougall.com newsletter archive for great recipes.)

Unprocessed, Chef AJ (checkout the www.eatunprocessed.com website.)