By Wendy Wells, NMD.
Here's a list of health improvement books that I recommend to my patients.
These health books provide a good mix of evidence based treatments, and practical advise.
As we continue to increase our personal responsibility for health, learning how our individual bodies work, we'll also continue to increase our long term health and well being.
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"When health is absent, wisdom cannot reveal itself, art cannot manifest, strength cannot fight, wealth becomes useless, and intelligence cannot be applied." - Herophilus
Recommended Reading - Health Improvement Book Library
Clean Food by Terry Walters
A great book for those seeking healthy recipes for vegetarian dishes. The book is organized by season. Spring foods for cleansing, Summer foods that are cooling, Fall foods that are for harvest time, Winter foods that are warming. A wonderful and deliciously written book to have in your kitchen.
Fatigued to Fantastic by Jacob Teitelbaum, MD
Great detail, easy to read, treatment plans that work. This man has given so much to the FM/CFS community.
Adrenal Fatigue by Jonathon Wright, MD
This book explains in detail how stress affects the body, how the adrenal glands work and what happens when they don't. Great book for anyone who has undergone a period of intense stress, grief, or is experiencing fatigue.
The Anti-Inflammatory Diet and Recipe Book by Jessica Black, ND
Inflammation in the body is one of the main underlying causes for disease. This book explains what inflammation is and how to lower your inflammation through healthy eating. Excellent book.
Inflammation Nation by Chilton and Tucker
Our nation is one of the sickest in the world. Eating a standard american diet (SAD diet) can make you sick. Read why this is so and how to change your health through eating differently. Very eye-opening and inspirational reading.
The Vitamin D Solution: A 3-Step Process to Prevent Our Most Common health Problem by Michael Holick MD, PhD
Most every patient I test is low in Vitamin D. Current research has linked low levels of Vitamin D3 to heart disease, auto-immune conditions, cancer, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, and even migraines. Very important information to know. Remember to always test via blood work before starting treatment.
The Biology of Belief by Bruce Lipton, PhD
Science has now proven that our attitude changes the molecules of our body. This book gives the scientific background of how the mind actually has a positive or negative effect on the body.
Clean, Green, and Lean: Get Rid of the Toxins That Make you Fat by Walter Crinnion, ND
Never before have I listened to a more dynamic speaker. His enthusiasm comes through in this book. Dr. Crinnion is an expert in the field of environmental medicine. His knowledge is know available in a practical guide to health and weight loss.
You Can Heal Your Life by Louise Hay
My life made a 360 degree change after reading this book. It has helped many patients get control over their health by helping them understand the emotional component involved.
The Vegetarian Handbook by Gary Null, PhD
I am not a physician who suggests we all should become vegetarian. It is well known that eating more vegetables has shown to be beneficial to our health. Many of us lack the confidence to have a meal without meat, this book has good recipes. It can help anyone eat foods that will provide all 20 essential amino acids (perfect protein). The last 15 pages are lists of foods, that when combined in a meal, give us these amino acids. Essential information to know if you are a vegetarian, helpful and eye-opening for those who want to move more toward a vegetarian diet to improve their health.
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