recommended reading

From our own libraries, here is a list of books that we’ve found to be informative, invaluable, or just plain interesting. We think you will, too! (Titles are in alphabetical order.)


Eat Fat, Lose Fat

Sally Fallon and Mary G. Enig, PhD

Keeping Food Fresh: Old World Techniques and Recipes

Claude Aubert (editor)

Nourishing Traditions

Sally Fallon and Mary G. Enig, PhD

Wild Fermentation: The Flavor, Nutrition, and Craft of Live-Culture Foods

Sandor Ellix Katz

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Pregnancy, Babies and Children

The Crazy Makers: How the Food Industry is Destroying Our Brains and Harming Our Kids

Carol Simontacchi

The Garden of Fertility

Katie Singer

Having Faith: An Ecologist’s Journey to Motherhood

Sandra Steingraber

How to Raise a Healthy Child...In Spite of Your Doctor

Robert S. Mendelsohn, M.D.

A Shot in the Dark

Harris L. Coulter & Barbara Loe Fisher

Taking Charge of Your Fertility

Toni Weschler

Vaccination: 100 Years of Orthodox Research Shows that Vaccines Represent a Medical Assault on the Immune System

Viera Scheibner, PhD

Vaccinations: The Rest of the Story

Mothering Magazine

Vaccines, Autism and Childhood Disorders: Crucial Data that could Save Your Child’s Life

Neil Z. Miller

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Dental Care

Uninformed Consent: The Hidden Dangers in Dental Care

Hal A. Huggins, DDS, MS

Whole Body Dentistry: Discover the Missing Piece to Better Health

Mark A. Breiner, DDS

Root Canal Cover-Up

George Meinig, DDS, FACD

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Health and Nutrition

The Body Ecology Diet: Recovering Your Health and Building Your Immunity

Donna Gates

Cancer Cover Up: An Indictment of Big Medicine

Kathleen Deoul

The Cholesterol Myths: Exposing the Fallacy that Saturated Fat and Cholesterol Cause Heart Disease

Uffe Ravnskov, MD, PhD

The Curse of Louis Pasteur

Nancy Appleton, PhD

The Diet Cure

Julia Ross, MA

Excitotoxins: The Taste that Kills

Russell L. Blaylock, MD

The Fluoride Deception

Christopher Bryson

The Fourfold Path to Healing

Thomas S. Cowan, MD

The Healing Miracles of Coconut Oil

Bruce Fife, N.D.

Know Your Fats: The Complete Primer for Understanding the Nutrition of Fats, Oils and Cholesterol

Mary G. Enig, PhD

Lipitor: Thief of Memory

Duane Graveline, MD

The Maker’s Diet

Jordan S. Rubin

The Milk Book: The Milk of Human Kindness Is Not Pasteurized

William Campbell Douglass, MD

The Mood Cure

Julia Ross, MA

The New Whole Foods Encyclopedia

Rebecca Wood

Nutrition and Physical Degeneration

Weston A. Price, DDS

The Permaculture Book of Ferment & Human Nutrition

Bill Mollison

Pottenger’s Cats: A Study in Nutrition

Francis M. Pottenger, Jr., M.D.

The Schwarzbein Principle

Diana Schwarzbein, MD

Seeds of Deception

Jeffrey M. Smith

Stopping Inflammation: Relieving the Cause of Degenerative Diseases

Nancy Appleton, PhD

Sugar Blues

William Dufty

10 Essential Herbs

Lalitha Thomas

Traditional Foods Are Your Best Medicine: Improving Health and Longevity with Native Nutrition

Ronald F. Schmid, ND

The Untold Story of Milk

Ron Schmid, ND

The Whole Soy Story: The Dark Side of America’s Favorite Health Food

Kaayla Daniel, PhD

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Food and Politics

The Cost of Being Sick

Nicholas J. Webb

Fast Food Nation

Eric Schlosser

Food Politics

Marion Nestle

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Our Stolen Future: How We Are Threatening Our Fertility, Intelligence and Survival

Theo Colborn

Our Toxic World: A Wake Up Call

Doris J. Rapp, MD

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Farmers of Forty Centuries: Organic Farming in China, Korea and Japan

F. H. King

Holy Cows & Hog Heaven: The Food Buyer’s Guide to Farm Friendly Food

Joel Salatin

The Non-Toxic Farming Handbook

Philip A. Wheeler, PhD and Ronald B. Ward

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