My Favorite Website Resources:
Eat Wild - Find local farms, eggs, meat, and dairy in your area & be a hardcore localvore.
Local Harvest - Find farmer’s markets, local farms, and Community Supported Agriculture in your area!
EWG’s Dirty Dozen - Learn about which fruits and vegetables are the most pesticide ridden, and which are the cleanest. The EWG creates this fantastic list every year and I use it constantly. They also have an app for your phone!
EWG’s Skin Deep Cosmetic Database - Comb through a comprehensive list of beauty products, makeup, shampoo, and so much more with this graded system. What you put on your skin is incredibly important to your overall health, so make sure you’re choosing the best options for you!
Fooducate - Search through a graded comprehensive list of processed foods and common grocery store items to find the best fit for you and your family. They also have an app for your phone!
Seasonal Ingredient Map - Use this interactive map to see what’s in season in your area all year round. Never be confused why there are no strawberries at the market in February every again.
Mind Body Green - One of my website go-to’s for articles from a variety of professionals related to health, wellness, food, exercise, mindfulness, and more. Get on their email subscription for a daily dose of health.
The Books Lining my Shelves:
Knowledge is pure power. Read everything you can about health, food, and nutrition, and then form your own opinions based on what you learn. The more informed and educated you become, the better your food and health choices can be! Side note, just because a book is listed here does not mean that I adamantly follow its nutritional philosophies. I like to keep an open, well-informed mind and follow what works best for me. Note, these are of no particular order - read them all!
The Encyclopedia of Healing Foods by Michael Murray, ND
Grain Brain by David Perlmutter
Brain Maker by David Perlmutter
Eat Dirt by Josh Axe
The Elimination Diet by Tom Maltese
Twinkie, Deconstructed by Steve Etclinger
Always Hungry? by David Ludwig
Death By Food Pyramid by Denise Minger
Crazy Sexy Diet by Kris Carr
The Omnivore's Dilemma by Michael Pollan
In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto by Michael Pollan
Food Rules: An Eater’s Manual by Michael Pollan
Natural Health, Natural Medicine by Dr. Andrew Weil
Eating Well for Optimum Health by Dr. Andrew Weil
Food Matters by Mark Bittman
Fast Food Nation by Eric Schlosser
Nourishing Traditions by Sally Fallon
What To Eat by Marion Nestle
The China Study by Dr. Colin Campbell
Whole: Rethinking The Science of Nutrition by Dr. Colin Campbell
The Body Book by Cameron Diaz
The Body Ecology Diet by Donna Gates
Salt Sugar Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us by Michael Moss
A Few of My Absolute Favorite Cookbooks:
Nutrition Stripped Cookbook by McKel Hill
Practical Paleo by Diane Sanfilippo
True Food: Seasonal, Sustainable, Simple, Pure by Andrew Weil
Green Kitchen Travels by David Frenkiel
Plenty: Vibrant Vegetables by Yotam Ottolenghi
My New Roots by Sarah Britton
At Home In the Whole Food Kitchen by Amy Chaplin
The Whole30 by Melissa Hartwig
Deliciously Ella Cookbook by Ella Woodward
It’s All Easy by Gwyneth Paltrow
The Love and Lemons Cookbook by Jeanine Donofrio
Clean Slate by the Editors of Martha Stewart Living
How to Cook Everything Vegetarian by Mark Bittman
Mighty Spice Cookbook by John Gregory-Smith
Wheat Belly Cookbook by William Davis
The Sprouted Kitchen: Bowl and Spoon by Sara Forte
Documentaries & Films Worth Watching:
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