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 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.
Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones, by James Clear. An extremely practical book that explains how tiny changes in our habits can compound to have a huge impact in our lives.
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. Includes lots of healthy recipes.
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 – rated “#1 for Heart Health” by U.S. News & World Report. It clearly explains not just what to do, but how to do it in a sustainable manner, with lots of recipes and practical tips about stress management, exercise, etc.
The Blue Zones: 9 Lessons for Living Longer from the people who’ve lived the longest, by Dan Buettner. National Geographic researcher Dan Buettner draws on his research from extraordinarily long-lived communities—Blue Zones—around the globe to highlight the lifestyle, diet, outlook, and stress-coping practices that will add years to your life and life to your years.
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.
The Plant-Based Diet Revolution – 28 days to a happier gut and a healthier you, Dr. Alan Desmond. This book breaks down the latest research to explain why smarter food choices lead to a healthier gut and a healthier heart, body and mind. With 80 delicious recipes for breakfasts, lunches, dinners and sweet treats.
The Definitive Guide to the Perimenopause and Menopause, Dr. Louise Newson. From symptoms to treatments, and taking a holistic approach to health and well-being, this book will help anyone going through perimenopause and menopause. By one of the UK’s leading medical experts on menopause and creator of the Balance app.