Books and Films

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The End of Overeating by David Kessler
Have you ever wondered why Americans are so insatiable?

Rethinking Thin: The New Science of Weight Loss… and the Myths and Realities of Dieting by Gina Kolata
Don’t go on another diet! This books explains that nutrition is far more complex than “calories in=calories out.”

The Ultramind Solution by Mark Hyman
A few half-truths (likely due to efforts to simplify information, but may also be to highlight his own opinions); otherwise, good food for thought and lots of good info.

Change Your Brain, Change Your Life by Daniel Amen
Fantastic – it did change my life! Dr. Amen gets a lot of criticism for endlessly promoting his clinic and supplements, but in my opinion, the information is more than worth it, especially if you struggle with behavioral, mood, or brain chemistry issues.

The Essential Green You: Easy Ways to Detox Your Diet, Your Body, and Your Life by Dierdre Imus
Awesome information about how to choose the best personal care and cosmetics products.

Do One Green Thing: Saving the Earth Through Simple Everyday Choices by Mindy Pennybacker
This book is a colorful (well, GREEN), fun read with tons of useful, immediately practical information.

On My Pile (to be read):
A Return to Healing by Len Saputo

The Innovator’s Prescription by Clayton Christensen and Jason Hwang

Stay Healthy, Live Longer, Spend Wisely by Daivis Liu

Why Hospitals Should Fly by John Nance

Medical Herbalism by David Hoffman

The Omnivore’s Dilemma by Michael Pollan

Fast Food Nation

Slow Death By Rubber Duck: The Secret Danger of Everyday Things by Rick Smith and Bruce Lourie

The Hundred Year Lie: How Food and Medicine are Destroying Your Health by Randall Fitzgerald

Not Just a Pretty Face: The Ugly Side of the Beauty Industry by Stacy Malkan

Fight For Your Health: Exposing the FDA’s Betrayal of America by Byron Richards

Health and Nutrition Secrets That Can Save Your Life by Russell Blaylock

Nourishing Traditions by Sally Fallon

The Autoimmune Epidemic: Bodies Gone Haywire in a World Out of Balance by Donna Jackson Nakazawa

Food Inc.

Frontline: Sick Around the World

In my queue (to view):
Fast Food Nation

Sicko by Michael Moore

Dirt: The Movie

Food Fight

Fresh

Killer at Large: Why Obesity is America’s Greatest Threat

The Garden

The Future of Food

The Real Dirt On Farmer John

Coming soon:
Food Stamped

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