A qualified doctor aren’t just buzzwords. Doctors spend years in education and never stop updating their knowledge long after graduation. They’re experts on your body, and quite literally know you better than you do yourself.
So who better to gain expert advice from than a doctor? These 9 nine books all have a unique take on nutrition and how it can transform your mental and physical health. Something not to gloss over, that’s for sure.
Too many physicians believe that the only way to treat a mental illness is to put the person on a pharmaceutical medication. Unfortunately, these drugs have horrible side effects and often stop working leaving people worse off than before starting them.
Dr. Brogan takes a holistic approach to treating illnesses that have a mental health component. As a Mental Health Integrative Medicine Practitioner, I am 100% behind non-pharmaceutical approaches to help people thrive. In order for people to really feel better, we need to get to the root cause and address the physical imbalances through nutrition and lifestyle changes.
Magnesium is an essential nutrient, indispensable to women’s health and well-being and especially to women over 40. By adding this mineral to your diet, you are guarding against—and helping to alleviate—such threats as heart disease, stroke, osteoporosis, diabetes, depression, arthritis, and asthma. But despite magnesium’s numerous benefits, many women remain dangerously deficient. Updated and revised throughout with the latest research, featuring an all-new Introduction, this amazing guide explains the vital role that magnesium plays in your body and life.
Inside you will discover
- newly available magnesium supplements that the body absorbs more efficiently
- how calcium can increase the risk of heart disease—and how magnesium can lower it
- a magnesium-rich eating plan as delicious as it is healthy
- information on the link between magnesium and obesity
- vitamins and minerals that work with magnesium to treat specific ailments
- why paleo, raw food, and green juice diets can lead to magnesium deficiency
- recent breakthroughs in magnesium’s medical and public perception
This life changing book describes in detail how plant-based nutrition can prevent and reverse our top life-threatening diseases. Well-researched and written, it’s a must read for anyone looking to navigate the waters of lifestyle medicine.
This amazing book is considered the Bible for nutrition. It’s an expose on the largest and most comprehensive study on nutrition in history. Dr. Campbell is the real deal – a truth-seeking scientist with no hidden agenda.
We all know nutrition helps and supports the body, but what about our brains? This book opens the door to how food has damaged, and can now increase our brain health, even into old age. I’m excited about the new hope for reversing brain damage by eliminating damaging foods and improving our brains through plant-based nutrition.
WONDERING IF YOU SHOULD BE TAKING VITAMINS? Unsure of which ones you need for optimal health, and what levels are safe? You’re not alone. Many people’s health issues could be improved with vitamins―if they only knew how to use them.
In The Vitamin Solution, Drs. Romy Block and Arielle Levitan provide a common-sense, medically sound approach to using vitamins to improve your diet, exercise plan, and overall health. In clear, accessible, language, they explain which vitamins and supplements can be helpful, which can be harmful, and which are altogether unnecessary; explore health topics including migraine, hair loss, fatigue, irritable bowel syndrome, hot flashes, and more; and address preventive care, providing insights on topics such as screening tests, weight loss, and preserving memory.
Illuminating and accessible, The Vitamin Solution is an indispensable guide to safely incorporating vitamins and supplements into any lifestyle―one that will leave readers educated, informed, and armed with simple, everyday strategies for bettering their health.
This book allowed me to realize that Icould be healthy! I had no idea what a healthy meal was. The journal portion ofThe 10-Day Detox Program helped me reveal deep emotional wounds. It taught mehow to nourish my body, mind, soul, and spirit! It told the truth about thefood industry and government influence!
Eat, Drink, Heal: The Art and Science of Surgical Nutrition” is a revolutionary book by renowned plastic surgeon, Dr. Gregory Buford. The book emphasizes the power of food in medicine and recovery, a topic that has largely been ignored in western medicine. ‘Eat, Drink, Heal’ empowers patients to make smart nutritional decisions that will help them heal optimally after elective or non-elective surgery. Dr. Buford’s book is not only an important tool for patients considering surgery, but also for any physician who wants to incorporate holistic or nutritional medicine into their practice.
When registered dietitian Jean LaMantia finished her cancer treatment, she wanted to give back and help others. Who better to partner with to write a book than her own medical oncologist that helped to save her life? This dietitian and physician duo created a book that is the ideal companion for people diagnosed with cancer.