The below selection of books and websites are all resources I have found to add to my education toward healthier living. I have taken much information from these – not all is relevant to me or my family, but all have given me pause for thought.
I will continue to add to this list as I come across more useful resources, but if you have a book or website you think we should know about, send me the details here!
I hope you find them useful too!
The Paleo Approach by Sarah Ballantyne
The Paleo Approach is the first book ever to explain how to adapt the Paleo diet and lifestyle to bring about a full recovery. Read it to learn why foods marketed as “healthy”-such as whole grains, soy, and low-fat dairy-can contribute to the development of autoimmune conditions. Discover what you can eat to calm your immune system, reduce inflammation, and help your body heal itself. Find out which simple lifestyle changes-along with changes in diet-will make the biggest difference for your health.
The Healing Kitchen by Sarah Ballantyne and Alaena Haber.
Armed with 150 budget-friendly, quick and easy recipes made with everyday ingredients, you get to minimise time and effort preparing healthful foods without sacrificing flavour!
The Paleo Approach Cookbook by Sarah Ballantyne
In The Paleo Approach Cookbook, Dr. Ballantyne provides expert tips on how to make the switch easily and economically. She explains how to stay within your food budget, how to make the best use of your time in the kitchen, and where to shop for what you need. Complete food lists, shopping guides, and meal plans take the guesswork out of eating to maximise healing.
Supercharged Food by Lee Holmes
This book will inspire you to create meals that are thoroughly delicious and loaded with health-promoting properties to supercharge your health.
Real Food Kitchen by Dr Libby
With 90 recipes covering breakfast, drinks, lunch, dinner, snacks, dressing and desserts – the Real Food Kitchen will inspire you to take better care of yourself with the delicious and nutritious recipes featured
Going Paleo by Pete Evans
This comprehensive and user-friendly guide shows you both why to go paleo and how to go paleo, with over 80 essential recipes to get you started
Family Food by Pete Evans
130 Delicious Paleo Recipes for Every Day
The Happy Cookbook by Lola Berry
130 wholefood Recipes for health, wellness and a little extra sparkle. All recipes are sugar-free, gluten-free.
Eat Drink Paleo by Irena Macri
From the creator of the hugely popular foodie blog Eat Drink Paleo comes this stunning cookbook, filled with delectable, paleo-inspired recipes.
Against All Grain by Danielle Walker
Diagnosed with an autoimmune disease at twenty-two, Danielle Walker spent many years in and out of the hospital and on high dosages of debilitating medications before taking her health into her own hands and drastically changing her diet. In a true lemons-to-lemonade story, Danielle transformed her adversities into opportunities and created her wildly successful blog,Against All Grain, in an effort to help those in need eat well and feel great, without feeling deprived.
Beauty From the Inside Out by Dr Libby
Dr Libby explains the sugar conundrum, how the body uses sweet foods and ingredients, and why you may crave them. She also explains the biochemical pathways involved in the digestion, absorption and utilisation of sweet foods.
That Sugar Book by Damon Gameau
When actor and filmmaker Damon Gameau met a girl he was keen to impress he decided to get healthy by dramatically reducing his sugar intake. In no time he was slimmer, calmer, fitter and happier. He was also very curious: why did the elimination of sugar have such beneficial effects on his health and wellbeing?
Grain Brain by David Perlmutter
Renowned neurologist David Perlmutter, MD, blows the lid off a topic that’s been buried in medical literature for far too long: carbs are destroying your brain.
Sweet Poison by David Gillespie
David Gillespie was 40kg overweight, lethargic, sleep-deprived and the father of four, with twins on the way. He knew he needed to lose weight fast, but he had run out of diets – all had failed. After doing some reading on evolution (why weren’t our forebears fat?), David cut sugar – specifically fructose – from his diet.
Eat Real Food by David Gillespie
In the last 100 years, we’ve become fatter and sicker with millions of people developing serious diseases from diabetes to cancer. Health gurus confuse us with complex diets and expensive ingredients; food manufacturers load their products with addictive and destructive ingredients causing our increasing weight and declining health. But help is at hand. Health and consumer advocate David Gillespie shares the simple secret of weight loss and wellbeing: swap processed food for REAL FOOD.
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Chris Kresser, M.S., L.Ac is a globally recognised leader in the fields of ancestral health, Paleo nutrition, and functional and integrative medicine.