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Naturopathic Medicine, Neurotherapy

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The following books are excellent resources of information for you and your family on a variety of health topics. Self-education is an important and empowering process for your healthcare, prevention, and recovery. Good resources serve as guide-posts for the wise investment in your and your family's health and well-being. Enjoy and share what you know!


Food & Nutrition

The Crazy-Makers: How the Food Industry is Destroying Our Brains and Harming Our Children
Author: Carol Simontacchi
Published: 2001

The Garden of Eating: A Produce-Dominated Diet and Cookbook
Authors: Rachel Albert-Matesz & Don Matesz
Published: 2004

This cookbook is a great resource on Paleolithic-type whole foods nutrition and provides very tasty recipes.

Going Back to the Basics of Human Health
Author: Mary Frost
Published: 2004

A short, informative book explaining why whole and unprocessed foods and food-based supplements protect your health.

Nourishing Traditions: The Cookbook that Challenges Politically Correct Nutrition and the Diet Dictocrats
Authors: Sally Fallon & Mary Enig
Published: 1999

An educational resource and cookbook on whole foods and the healthiest preparation methods.

Nutrition and Physical Degeneration
Author: Weston Price
Published: 2003

This book (originally published in 1939) is the culmination of over 10 years of study on the diets and health of traditional-living cultures, detailing the inextricable link between nutrient-dense foods and health - and the rampant decline in health with the introduction of refined foods. Price's book used to be required reading in Harvard medical-anthropology classes, and remains unparalleled today.

Traditional Foods are Your Best Medicine
Author: Ronald Schmid
Published: 1997

A very readable introduction to the nutritional research of Dr. Weston Price on foods and the traditional diets of healthy and long-living peoples world-wide.

Perfect Pasture: The Far-reaching Benefits of Consuming Meats, Eggs and Dairy Products from Grass-Fed Animals
Author: Jo Robinson
Published: 2004

This book discusses the tremendous health benefits of consuming pasture-raised meats and eggs. With over 500 resources for these foods nation-wide, the author lists them on the website:

Water: For Health, for Healing, for Life: You're Not Sick, You're Thirsty
Author: F. Batmanghelidj
Published: 2003


Grain-Free & Gluten-Free

Breaking the Vicious Cycle
Author: Elaine Gottschall
Published: 1994

Elaine describes the carbohydrate-specific diet (CSD) and its usefulness in Autism and GI disorders.

Going Against the Grain: How Reducing and Avoiding Grains Can Revitalize Your Health
Author: Melissa Diane Smith
Published: 2002

The Gluten-Free Bible
Author: Jax Peters Lowell
Published: 2005

Kids with Celiac Disease: A Family Guide to Raising Happy, Healthy Gluten-Free Children
Author: Danna Korn
Published: 2001

Life Without Bread: How a Low Carbohydrate Diet Can Save Your Life
Authors: Christian Allen & Wolfgang Lutz
Published: 2000

Living Gluten-Free for Dummies
Author: Danna Korn
Published: 2006

Separating the Wheat from the Chaff: Exposing the Detrimental Impact of Grains on Human Health, a Nutritional and Evolutionary Perspective
Noël Thomas
Published: 2006

Dr. Thomas' manuscript can be purchased through this website. Click here for more information.

Wheat-Free, Worry-Free: The Art of Happy, Healthy Gluten-Free Living
Author: Danna Korn
Published: 2002

Fats & Cholesterol

The Cholesterol Myths: Exposing the Fallacy that Saturated Fat and Cholesterol Cause Heart Disease
Author: Ufe Ravnskov
Published: 2000

Written by an MD and PhD scientist who thoroughly presents the research to prove that the so-called studies showing these correlations are incorrect and falsified.

Know Your Fats: The Complete Primer for Understanding the Nutrition of Fats, Oils and Cholesterol
Author: Mary Enig
Published: 2000

A detailed explanation of the different types of fats and their nutritional qualities from a seasoned nutritional chemist renowned for her exposure of the ill-effects of trans fats.

Eat Fat, Lose Fat: The Healthy Alternative to Trans Fats
Authors: Sally Fallon & Mary Enig
Published: 2006

This book discusses the health benefits of saturated fats, especially coconut fats.

Saturated Fat May Save Your Life
Author: Bruce Fife
Published: 1999

Written by a naturopathic doctor who describes the various fats and their health properties.



The Whole Soy Story: The Dark Side of America's Favorite Health Food
Author: Kaayla T. Daniel
Published: 2005

Facts About Soy the Industry Doesn't Want You to Know: With Kaalya Daniel, the author of "The Whole Soy Story" (digital)
Author: Kaayla Daniel & Elizabeth Lipski
Published: 2005



Energy Medicine
Author: Donna Eden
Published: 1999

A great resource to explore how the body responds to basic energy techniques for self-healing, with information on charkas, meridians and other energetic aspects of the body.

Lights Out: Sleep, Sugar and Survival
Author: T.S. Wiley
Published: 2001

Discusses why quality sleep is so important for health.

Your Inner Pharmacy: Taking Back Our Wellness
Author: Robert Blaich
Published: 2006

A chiropractor from Denver, who practices applied kinesiology, advocates for a paradigm shift in health care away from dependence on the medical system to personal responsibility. He guides the reader through essential and easy everyday steps (diet, stress reduction, exercise) for an optimally healthy and balanced body.

What the Bleep Do We Know!?: Discovering the Endless Possibilities for Altering Your Everyday Reality
Author: William Arntz, Betsy Chasse, & Mark Vicente
Published: 2005

The funky book from the funky paradigm shifting movie. If you haven't seen the movie, you need to.



ADD: The 20-Hour Solution
Author: Mark Steinberg & Siegfried Othmer
Published: 2004

Change Your Brain, Change Your Life: The Breakthrough Program for Conquering Anxiety, Depression, Obsessiveness, Anger, and Impulsivity
Author: Daniel Amen
Published: 1999

Getting Rid of Ritalin: How Neurofeedback Can Successfully Treat Attention Deficit Disorder Without Drugs
Author: Robert Hill & Eduardo Castro
Published: 2002

Mindfitness Training: Neurofeedback and the Process
Author: Adam Crane & Richard Soutar
Published: 2000

A Symphony in the Brain: The Evolution of the New Brain Wave Biofeedback
Author: Jim Robbins
Published: 2001

A very readable story of Neurofeedback, personal accounts, its potential, and how it evolved from the labs of UCLA in the 1970s.