BOOKS:

How not to die, by Michael Greger, MD. In this New York Times Best Seller, Dr. Michael Greger examines the fifteen top causes of death in the US —heart disease, various cancers, diabetes, Parkinson’s, high blood pressure, and more—and explains how diet and lifestyle changes can help prevent and approach these diseases. Packed with a wealth of scientific knowledge, as well as some practical tips and even a few recipes to make the most of the advice it contains.

The China Study, by T. Colin Campbell, PhD and Thomas M. Campbell, MD. This best-selling book examines the connection between nutrition and heart disease, diabetes and cancer, as well as the huge influence of the food industry lobbies on nutrition information and legislation. It is based on the China Study Project, one of the most comprehensive nutritional studies ever undertaken, carried out in the 1980’s by nutritional biochemist T. Colin Campbell in partnership with Oxford University and the Chinese Academy of Preventive Medicine. It is hailed as one of the most important books about diet and health ever written.

Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease, by Caldwell B. Esselstyn. A ground-breaking programme backed by the results from Dr. Esselstyn’s 20-year study proving that changes in diet and nutrition can actually cure heart disease.

Undo It!: How Simple Lifestyle Changes Can Reverse the Onset of Most Chronic Diseases, by Dr. Dean Ornish and Anne Ornish. By the lifestyle medicine pioneer Dr. Dean Ornish and his wife Anne, a simple, scientifically program proven to often reverse the progression of the most common chronic diseases and even begin reversing aging at a cellular level – rated “#1 for Heart Health” by U.S. News & World Report.

The 4 Pillar Plan: How to Relax, Eat, Move and Sleep Your Way to a Longer, Healthier Life, by Dr Rangan Chatterjee. A clear, easy to follow plan with some small and simple steps to take control of our health, split into four pillars: diet, rest, sleep and movement.


DOCUMENTARIES:

Forks over Knives – The documentary that has influenced millions around the world, showing that one simple change could save you from chronic diseases such as diabetes and heart disease.

What the HealthAn investigative documentary that will be an eye-opener for everyone concerned about the health of the US and how big business influences it.

The Game ChangersA revolutionary film about meat, protein and strength, that will challenge your beliefs about athletes’s need of animal protein consumption.

Eating you aliveA film that takes a scientific look at why half of all US adults struggle with chronic health conditions, who’s responsible for feeding them the wrong information, and how a whole-food, plant-based nutrition be used to take control of our health.

WEBSITES:

http://nutritionstudies.org: the website of T. Colin Campbell’s Center for Nutrition Studies’. Recipes, articles, education and much more, including a free Plant-Based Health Mini Course.

https://nutritionfacts.org: Dr. Michael Greger’s website, with a video library packed with nutritional information and lots of resources.

https://www.bluezones.com: Research, articles, recipes and more, by New York Times best-selling author Dan Buettner, who’s been researching for decades the secrets of longevity, health and happiness.

http://foodrevolution.org: a wealth of online-based research, guided by John and Ocean Robbins, committed to “Healthy, Ethical, Sustainable Food For All.”

https://www.forksoverknives.com: recipes, articles, meal planner, a cooking course and other resources, by the producer of the documentary film with the same name.

https://www.ornish.com/ornish-living: by Dean Ornish, M.D., who for more than 35 years has conducted a series of research studies showing that changes in diet and lifestyle can make a powerful difference in our health and well-being.

https://kickstart.pcrm.org/en: a 21-Day Vegan Kickstart to help you take control of your health with a plant-based diet.

https://thehappypear.ie: Courses, recipes and other resources by vegan food producers and plant-based cookbook authors Dave and Steve Flynn

APPS:

Forks Over Knives: a plant-based recipe app with hundreds of delicious whole-food plant-based recipes at your fingertips, with an option to send recipes to a built-in shopping list.

Daily Dozen: Dr. Greger’s Daily Dozen details the healthiest foods and how many servings of each we should try to check off every day, based on his book How Not Die. An easy way to keep track of your healthy eating.

Chronometer / MyFitnessPal: apps to track nutrition & exercise.

Headspace: meditation app, with guided meditations, animations, articles and videos.

Calm: meditation app, with guided meditations, masterclasses on different topics, music and videos.

Down Dog Yoga: yoga practice app, customizable by type of yoga, level, duration and more.

PODCASTS:

The Happy Pear: the podcast of twins Dave and Steve Flynn, vegan food producers and plant-based cookbook authors, inspiring you to be a happier, healthier version of yourself.

Deliciously Ella: Ella Mills explores the world of health and wellness through a series of interviews with world leading researchers, scientists and doctors.

‘Feel Better, Live More’ by Dr Rangan Chatterjee, author of the international best-selling book ‘The 4 Pillar Plan’: stories from leading health experts and exciting personalities with the aim to give you easy tips and tools to revolutionise how you eat, sleep, move and relax.


Disclaimer: Please note that I am not affiliated with any of these books, authors, websites, apps, podcasts or organisations. These are merely some of the resources that I like and use myself, and that I find helpful for nutrition / health information or for other reasons. I do not endorse any of their opinions or products, I do not receive any incentive whatsoever to list them on my website, and I list them merely for information purposes. Any use of purchase of them is at the reader’s own discretion and risk.

https://www.ornish.com/ornish-living: by Dean Ornish, M.D., who for more than 35 years has conducted a series of research studies showing that changes in diet and lifestyle can make a powerful difference in our health and well-being.

https://kickstart.pcrm.org/en: a 21-Day Vegan Kickstart to help you take control of your health with a plant-based diet.

https://thehappypear.ie: Courses, recipes and other resources by vegan food producers and plant-based cookbook authors Dave and Steve Flynn.


APPS:

Forks Over Knives: a plant-based recipe app with hundreds of delicious whole-food plant-based recipes at your fingertips, with an option to send recipes to a built-in shopping list.

Daily Dozen: Dr. Greger’s Daily Dozen details the healthiest foods and how many servings of each we should try to check off every day, based on his book How Not Die. An easy way to keep track of your healthy eating.

Chronometer / MyFitnessPal: apps to track nutrition & exercise.

Headspace: meditation app, with guided meditations, animations, articles and videos.

Calm: meditation app, with guided meditations, masterclasses on different topics, music and videos.

Down Dog Yoga: yoga practice app, customizable by type of yoga, level, duration and more.


PODCASTS:

he Happy Pear: the podcast of twins Dave and Steve Flynn, vegan food producers and plant-based cookbook authors, inspiring you to be a happier, healthier version of yourself.

Deliciously Ella: Ella Mills explores the world of health and wellness through a series of interviews with world leading researchers, scientists and doctors.

‘Feel Better, Live More’ by Dr Rangan Chatterjee, author of the international best-selling book ‘The 4 Pillar Plan’: stories from leading health experts and exciting personalities with the aim to give you easy tips and tools to revolutionise how you eat, sleep, move and relax.


Disclaimer: Please note that I am not affiliated with any of these books, authors, websites, apps, podcasts or organisations. These are merely some of the resources that I like and use myself, and that I find helpful for nutrition / health information or for other reasons. I do not endorse any of their opinions or products, I do not receive any incentive whatsoever to list them on my website, and I list them merely for information purposes. Any use of purchase of them is at the reader’s own discretion and risk.