There are so many nutrition books written by unqualified ‘nutritionists’. It might seem like they know what they’re saying, but if there’s one thing you should know about nutrition, it’s that there are plenty of myths thrown around as truths.
These books are written by qualified professionals who have very long waiting lists you’d be lucky to get on. So what’s holding you back from picking up a copy and gaining their wise strategies on how to improve your diet and body for the better?
This book takes a close look at every food group and explains which foods nurture our health and which pose a threat. From grains to legumes, meat to dairy, fats to artificial sweeteners, and beyond, it debunks misconceptions and explains food’s role as powerful medicine capable of reversing chronic disease. The highlight is that this book also discusses how our food system and policies impact the environment, the economy, social justice, and personal health, painting a holistic picture of growing, cooking, and eating food in ways that nourish our bodies and the earth while creating a healthy society.
It summarizes the basics of nutrition, glycogen stores, how to burn fat for fuel, the importance of fiber and how to get started on a healthy balanced diet. The book can be found on amazon. I interned with Tanya a few years ago and what is most inspiring is that the author herself lives this lifestyle and truly practices what she preaches.
Lymphedema is an under recognized condition – more people have lymphedema than Parkinson’s, ALS, MS, Muscular Dystrophy and AIDS combined. Most people living with lymphedema are lacking resources and this book will be a great support for them as they learn how to look after their condition.
Being diagnosed with cancer is shocking and terrifying. This book guides readers through the process from initial diagnosis and educates and advocates how nutrition can be part of their treatment. Nutrition strategies and recipes to support the common side-effects of cancer and its treatment allow readers to have more tools in their toolbox as they navigate cancer treatment.
Full of practical, actionable advice and surprising, cutting edge nutritional science, How Not To Die present an eye-opening conversation around the foods that are proven to prevent disease. This is a book that addresses most major illnesses as both preventable and reversible, to help you optimize your health.
The ultimate anti-diet book. Brooke creates 10 simple rules for weight loss to kickstart a lifelong healthy relationship with food. With tips for eating out, getting sleep, delicious recipes and a weeklong jumpstart program, readers are not dieting but creating a new lifestyle.
The gut microbiome is a hot new area of science, but considerable ‘hype’ exists and it can be difficult to find scientifically-reliable resources. In this easy-to-understand guide, experienced dietitian Natasha Haskey teams up with Edward Ishiguro and Kristina Campbell to give an overview of the science on diet, gut microbiota, and health — including its current application to dietetics.
While 1 in 8 couples struggle with fertility challenges, the bulk of the books on the market are only focused on the female side of the story. As the saying goes, it takes two to tango! Lauren wrote a book focused on dietary and lifestyle modifications men can make to support his fertility, including only evidence-based information and easy-to-implement tips.
At the heart of this book is the simple message that food is a powerful ally and best friend in our search for wellbeing. Food can be the tool that transforms people’s lives, not just in the moment, but forever. For each person, and for their counterpart at home, turning to this book in a desperate search for clarity on a subject so overwhelmed by half-baked and sensational ‘advice’, there is a simple health strategy based on nothing other than food.
Real, appetising, nutritious, easily accessible food. Whatever your issue – digestive problems, hormonal imbalances, weight concerns – or even if there is no issue, this book offers a unique opportunity for you to take charge of your health and to invest in a way of eating that will change your life for the better. Now and forever.
Naturopathy or naturopathic medicine is a medical system that focuses on the body’s innate vitalisitc ability to heal and maintain itself.. Naturopathic philosophy favours a holistic approach and finding the least invasive measures necessary for symptom improvement or resolution, thus encouraging minimal use of surgery and unnecessary drugs.
According to the association of accredited naturopathic medical colleges, naturopathic medicine is defined by principles rather than by methods or modalities. Above all, it honours the body’s innate wisdom to heal. According to the American Cancer Society, naturopathy is a complete alternative care system that uses a wide range of approaches, such as nutrition, herbs, manipulation of the body, exercise, stress reduction and acupuncture.
This book is an intermingling of topics, firstly addressing the challenge that occurs around diet and food, as in the common day, both appear to go hand-in-hand in our search for well-being. The book aims to identify that first to tackle the physical world of food, we must tackle the mental diet and how we have been applying this mental diet to our world since our birth into this world.
Do you want to see real physical change and truth for yourself rather than just adding another book to the shelf with no real change occurring? If yes, then this book will take you on a journey to do that. Information in this book will challenge and compel you to address the real issues that may be occurring with food or the part of life that food is impacting you and impacting on your fulfilment.
I do not consider this a diet book at all – but well and truly a book designed to diet the human soul, starting with the thoughts we think or the thoughts that have been imprinted on us from an early age. Start the journey, start the mental diet and begin your way back to not only a healthy weight physically but a healthy weight in all aspects of your life.