Recommended Reading


Nutrition and Physical Degeneration by Weston A. Price, DDS.  First published in 1939 and used as a textbook for elementary through college level courses on nutrition, this book has become an underground classic.  The photos alone are worth the price. Meticulous, voluminous research that has been corroborated by other researchers around the world. (See our Un-nourishing Modern Traditions for some of them.) Share this book with everyone important to you, including school children for whom a picture can truly be worth a thousand words. Latest edition with many more photos is available through

Nourishing Traditions by Sally Fallon and Mary Enig. This is the single most important cookbook you will ever own because it is more than just a cookbook. It is also a valuable educational tool.

The Untold Story of Milk
  by Ron Schmid, ND. You would expect a book by a graduate of MIT to be scholarly and well researched and this one is.  Lays out how and why raw milk from healthy, pastured animals has such extraordinary health benefits that is was once used to cure many diseases.  Includes lots of research concerning the healing powers and nutritional value of raw milk from healthy animals, plus some of the history and political/scientific/economic influences of the dairy industry over the last 150 years. You will weep over the plight of commercial dairy cows.

Traditional Foods Are Your Best Medicine by Ron Schmid, ND This book provides an excellent overview of Weston A. Price's Nutrition and Physical Degeneration along with some illuminating comparison's of popular diets. Tons of other amazing info on food and diet. We have used several quotes from this book on our website.

Betrayal of Health by Joseph D. Beasely, M.D. Based on a massive 10 year study which became known as The Kellog Report, this book is the condensed version, which basically concludes that our best hope for a healthy life is not medical care but self-care. We couldn't agree more.

Racketeering in Medicine: The Suppression of Alternatives by James Carter, MD
Politics in Healing by Daniel Haley. Some amazing stories that will break your heart.
Confessions of a Medical Heretic by Robert S. Mendelson, MD c1979 Dated but still good
Politics of Cancer Revisited by Samuel Epstein, MD. Sequel to the award-winning 1978 blockbuster Politics of Cancer
Questioning Chemotherapy by Ralph Moss, PhD
What Doctors Don't Tell You by Lynne Taggert
Heart Frauds: Uncovering the Biggest Health Scam in History  by Charles T. McGee, MD
The Cholesterol Conspiracy by Russell Smith
Lipitor: Thief of Memory, Statin Drugs and the Misguided War on Cholesterol  by Duane Graveline, MD
Health Myths Exposed  by Shane Wllison, M.Sc.

Malignant Medical Myths by  Joel M. Kaufman, Ph.D.
The Truth About The Drug Companies by Marcia Angell MD
Selling Sickness by Ray Moynihan and Allan Cassels
Sweet Misery Well done 90 minute DVD documentary  investigates the history, political aspects and the health effects of apsartame

Recipe for Living Without Disease and  other books by Aajonous Vonderplanitz
The Cholesterol Myths
  by Uffe Ravnskov, M.D., PhD

Know Your Fats by Mary Enig, Ph.D.
The Coconut Oil Miracle
by Bruce Fife, C.N., N.D.

Dangerous Grains by James Braly, M.D., and Ron Hoggan M.A 
The Fungus Link by Doug Kaufmann. The first in a series on the fungi/mycotoxin connection to modern disease. See our grains and mycotoxins and biological terrain pages.
Life Without Bread
by Christian B. Allan, PhD and Wolfgang Lutz,  M.D
Sugar Blues by William Dufty. A Classic, be sure to take notes so you will remember the message of this book.
Sweet and Dangerous by John Yudkin. Out of Print. Get the used copy, and/or read our "more un-nourishing modern traditions."
The Milk Book by William Campbell, M.D.

Excitoxins: the Taste That Kills  by Russell L. Blaylock, MD
The Whole Soy Story by Kaayla T. Daniel
Flouride Deception by Christopher Bryson
Our Stolen Future by Theo Colburn etal
The Schwarzbein Principle by Diane Schwarzbein, MD

Empty Harvest by Bernard Jensen, ND and Mark Anderson.  Important book.
Stolen Harvest by Vandana Shiva
Fatal Harvest: the Tragedy of Industrial Agriculture ed. by Andrew Kimbrell.
The Fatal Harvest Reader ed. by Andrew Kimbrel, this is the condensed, more affordable version of the original listed above.
Fateful Harvest by Duff Wilson
Seeds of Deception by Jeffrey Smith
Fast Food Nation by Eric Schlosser
World Hunger: Twelve Myths by Peter Rosset, Francis Moore Lappe etal.  Helps us see that growing world hunger is and always has been a political and economic choice made largely by those who benefit from that choice.
Hungry for Profit edited by Fred Magdof etal
Pasture Perfect by Jo Robinson
The Future of Food well done 88 minute DVD documentary explores the downside of genetically modified food, and considers the politics involved

Alternative Medicine 2nd edition by The Burton Goldberg Group, good general guide
Prescription Alternatives 3rd edition by Earl Mindell, R.Ph., Ph.D. and Virginia Hopkins
Dr. Atkins Vita-Nutrient Solutions by Robert Atkins, M.D.

The Truth About Children's Health by Robert Bernadini. An absolute MUST for every parent.
Vaccines: Are They Really Safe and Effective?  by Neil Z. Miller
The Sanctity of Human Blood
7th edition, by Tim O'Shea
What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About Children's Vaccinations by Stephanie Cave and Deborah Mitchell
The Virus and the Vaccine by Debbie Bookchin and Jim Schumacker
Root Canal Cover-Up
by George E. Meinig DDS, FACD
It's All In Your Head
by Hal Huggins DDS