Yesterday we talked about some good resources to get us started when we want to begin a healthier lifestyle, adopt a traditional diet, work on some current health issues for ourselves, or just feel like it’s time for a change. Today I just want to add more books and media to those resources so that you’ll have a lot of angles from which to approach your new lifestyle, and you’ll be armed and dangerous with knowledge when you are confronted with misinformation, propaganda, and conflicting health reports in the media or at your doctor’s office.
A great slow cooker recipe book, filled with super foods, whole real foods and lots of other great information:
Getting back to the cookbook and history book combined that sort of re-booted this whole traditional foods movement (this book is highly recommended for your library):
To learn more about broth. The benefits, how to make it, and tons of different recipes to make and use it:
The book that opened everyone's eyes to the hazards of an industrially-processed diet; where it literally all began.
This is where I point a lot of moms who are trying to find a good place to start. It's about a mom and she shares her journey and her research.
This author is just great for re-thinking your food and where it comes from.
If you are a vegetarian or vegan or know someone who is, this is a must-read. The author was a vegan for 20 years before adopting a more traditional diet. She covers every argument both for and against vegetarianism and veganism.
An eye-opening journey through the growing and processing of America's fast food. Also talks about the history and rise of our fast food nation.
The science behind grains and what they do to our brains, and our waistlines. Shocking and revealing.
Still think you need to be on a low fat diet to stay thin?
No health discussion would be complete without a debate about GMO's, right?
And for the movie lover, here are a few documentaries:
Most of these books can be found at your local library, and these and many other documentaries can be found on Netflix and Amazon instantly. Do you have any favorite books or movies that enlightened you about your health? We'd love to read them! Let us know!