BOOKS: Oriental Medicine Nutrition Books:
The Tao of Healthy Eating, by Bob Flaws, DOM
The Tao of Nutrition, by Maoshing Ni, PhD, OMD & Cathy McNease, Dipl C.H.
Healing with Whole Foods, by Paul Pitchford
The Book of Jook, by Bob Flaws, DOM
BOOKS: Plant-Based Nutrition Books:
The China Study, by T. Colin Campbell, PhD.
Anti-Cancer, a New Way of Life, by David Servan-Schreiber, M.D., PhD.
The Cancer Survivor’s Guide, by Neal Barnard, MD & Jenifer Reilly, RD.
Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease, by Caldwell Esselstyn, M.D.
The Engine 2 Diet, by Rip Esselstyn
Dr. Neal Barnard’s Program for Reversing Diabetes, by Dr. Neal Barnard, M.D.
Veganist, by Kathy Freston
Crazy Sexy Diet, by Kris Carr
WEB: Plant-Based Nutrition Websites:
www.PCRM.org : Physician’s Committee for Responsible Medicine
www.tcolincampbell.org : T. Colin Campbell, PhD
www.heartattackproof.com : Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn
www.drmcdougall.com : Dr. John McDougall
www.engine2diet.com : Rip Esselstyn
www.ravediet.com : The Rave Diet
www.vegsource.com : Veg Source
www.crazysexylife.com: Crazy Sexy Life
VIDEO: Whole-Foods Nutrition Videos:
Super Size Me: This links to the full-length film where documentary filmmaker Morgan Spurlock puts his health on the line in this examination of the fast food industry.
FoodMatters: features interviews with leading medical experts from around the world who discuss natural approaches to preventing and reversing cancer, obesity, heart disease, depression, mental illness and many other chronic conditions.
Food, Inc: ”One of the year’s most important films.” – SF Examiner. This film lifts the veil on our nations food industry, exposing how our nation’s food supply is now controlled by a handful of corporations that often put profit ahead of consumer health, the livelihood of the American farmer, the safety of workers and our own environment.
VIDEO: Plant-Based Nutrition Videos:
Forks Over Knives: (available on streaming netflix) – this feature-length documentary examines the profound claim that most, if not all, of the degenerative diseases that afflict us can be controlled, or even reversed, by rejecting our present menu of animal-based and processed foods.
Vegucated: coming out Fall 2011, is a feature-length documentary that follows three meat- and cheese-loving New Yorkers who agree to adopt a vegan diet for six weeks. Lured with true tales of weight lost and health regained, they begin to uncover hidden sides of animal agriculture and… before long, they find themselves risking everything to expose an industry they supported just weeks before. But can their conviction carry them when times get tough? Part sociological experiment, part science class, and part adventure story, Vegucated showcases the rapid and at times comedic evolution of three people who share one journey and ultimately discover their own paths in creating a kinder, cleaner, greener world, one bite at a time.
Chow Down Movie: With Dr. Esselstyn’s help, Charles resolves to not only treat his heart disease but to reverse it. We all know it’s easy to make resolutions, but sticking to them is the hard part. In Charles’ case, it could be the difference between life and death. Root for Charles as he tries not only to save his life but also to end the cycle of cardiovascular disease in his family.
Tackling Diabetes, with Dr. Neal Barnard. A life-changing approach to preventing, controlling and reversing diabetes.
Lighten Up: Weighing in on the Weight Debate, with Jeff Novick, MS, RD, LD, LN. In this easy-to-understand and entertaining talk, Jeff Novick describes how Americans got so heavy, and what they can do about it.
Anti-Cancer: A New Way of Life (DVD), with Dr. David Servan-Schreiber
Eating Right for Cancer Survival (DVD), with Dr. Neal Barnard
A Delicate Balance: This links to the 85 minute-long, internationally-acclaimed documentary (available to view in-full for free) about the delicate balance that needs to be maintained to sustain our health.
Eating: 3rd Ed.: This links to an 8-minute preview for an 88 minute-long documentary that was featured on PBS, Air America and Pacifica Radio. (Note: some parts of this film may be disturbing to children).