Recommended Reading

Here are the books I have read which have helped shape my views on nutrition, wellness and living a healthy, balanced life.  Not one of them is a diet book, but many of them proclaim the virtues of eating in-season, whole foods, especially organic fruits and vegetables and shunning simple, refined carbohydrates and highly-processed, packaged "food-like" products.  These books encourage shopping for local produce and cooking at home, two concepts very near and dear to my heart.  I hope they can be as inspiring to you as they have been to me.

My Life in France  Julia Child

The Omnivore's Dilemma:  A Natural History of Four Meals  Michael Pollan

Food Rules:  An Eater's Manual  Michael Pollan

In Defense of Food:  An Eater's Manifesto  Michael Pollan

Animal, Vegetable, Miracle:  A Year of Food Life  Barbara Kingsolver

Fast Food Nation:  The Dark Side of the All-American Meal  Eric Schlosser

What to Eat  Marion Nestle

Real Food:  What to Eat and Why  Nina Planck

Sugar Nation:  The Hidden Truth Behind America's Deadliest Habit and the Simple Way to Beat It  Jeff O'Connell