Below is a listing of the resources I poured through to help me come to the conclusions I did regarding how I wanted to improve my own nutrition and lifestyle choices. I encourage you to use these as a starting point for your own journey and build your knowledge according to where your adventures lead you.

Articles (Print)

  • Deardorff, Julie. “Glut of Added Sugar.“ Democrat and Chronicle. 24 Mar. 2010: Wellness 3C.
  • Schultz, Esther. “CA Avocados vs. FL Avocados.” Valley Scene Magazine. 20 Mar. 2009.

Books on Food, Health & Nutrition (Print)

  • Addis, P. and G. Warner. Free Radicals and Food Additives. London: Taylor &Francis Ltd., 1991.
  • Adrienne, Carol. Find Your Purpose, Change Your Life. New York: HarperCollins, 1999.
  • Balcavage, Dynise. The Urban Vegan. Guilford: ThreeForks, 2010.
  • Barnard, Neal. Breaking the Food Seduction. New York: St. Martin's Press, 2003.
  • Barnard, Neal. Food For Life. New York: Three Rivers Press, 1993.
  • Barnard, Neal. Foods That Cause You to Lose Weight. McKinney: The Magni Group, Inc., 1992.
  • Barnard, Neal. Turn Off the Fat Genes. New York: Three Rivers Press, 2001.
  • Berry, Rynn. Famous Vegetarians &Their Favorite Recipes. Los Angeles: Panjandrum Books, 1989.
  • Campbell, Ph.D., T. Colin and Thomas M. Campbell II, M.D. The China Study. Texas: BenBella Books, Inc., 2006.
  • Davis, Brenda, and Besanto Melina. Becoming Raw. Summertown: Book Publishing Co., 2010.
  • Freedman, Rory and Kim Barnouin. Skinny Bitch! Philadelphia: Running Press, 2005, p. 49.
  • Guiliano, Mireille. French Women Don't Get Fat. New York: Vintage Books, 2007.
  • Guiliano, Mireille. French Women for All Seasons. New York, Alfred A. Knopf, 2006.
  • Harpaz, Mickey. Menopause Reset! New York: Rodale, 2011.
  • Hay, Louise L. Heal Your Body. Santa Monica: Hay House, 1984.
  • Henner, Marilu. Healthy Kids. New York: Regan Books, 2001.
  • Henner, Marilu. The 30-Day Total Health Makeover. New York: Regan Books, 1999.
  • Henner, Marilu. Total Health Makeover. New York: Harper Choice, 1999.
  • Holford, Patrick. The Optimum Nutrition Bible. Berkeley: The Crossing Press, 1999.
  • Lappe, Frances Moore. Diet for a Small Planet. New York: Ballantine Books, 1991.
  • Madison, Deborah. This Can't Be Tofu! New York: Broadway Books, 2000.
  • Mann, Lisa. The World Goes Raw Cookbook. Garden City Park: Square One Publishers, 2010.
  • Marsden, Kathryn. The Complete Book of Food Combining. London: Piatkus, 2010.
  • Mason, Jim and Peter Singer. Animal Factories. New York: Crown, 1990, p. 75.
  • Melina, Vesanto, and Brenda Davis. The New Becoming Vegetarian. Summertown: Healthy Living Publications, 2003.
  • Melngailis, Sarma. Living Raw Food. New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 2009.
  • Nolan, Karen J., and Jo-Ann Heslin. The Ultimate Carbohydrate Counter. New York: Pocket Books, 2010.
  • Norman, Jill. The Complete Book of Spices. New York: Viking Studio Books, 1991.
  • Ortiz, Elisabeth Lambert. The Encyclopedia of Herbs, Spices and Flavorings. New York: Dorling Kindersley, Inc., 1992.
  • Perry, Luddene, and Dan Schultz. A Field Guide to Buying Organic. New York: Bantam Books, 2005.
  • Phillips, Roger, and Martyn Rix. The Random House Book of Vegetables. New York: Random House, Inc., 1993.
  • Phyo, Ani. Ani's Raw Food Kitchen. Cambridge: DeCapo Press, 2007.
  • Reader's Digest. Foods That Harm Foods That Heal. New York: Metro Books, 2010.
  • Robbins, John. Diet for a New America. Walpole: Stillpoint, 1987.
  • Robbins, John. The Food Revolution. Berkeley: Conari Press, 2001.
  • Rudell, Wendy. The Raw Transformation. Berkeley: North Atlantic Books, 2006.
  • Safron, Jeremy. The Raw Truth. Berkeley: Celestial Arts, 2011.
  • Silverstone, Alicia. The Kind Diet. New York: Rodale, Inc. 2009.
  • Somers, Suzanne. Eat Great, Lose Weight. New York: Crown Publishers, Inc., 1996.
  • Spevack, Ysanne. Organic Cookbook. London: Anness Publishing, Ltd., 2002.
  • Steiner, Rudolf. Bees. New York: Anthroposophic Press, 1998.
  • Steinman, David. Diet for a Poisoned Planet: How to Choose Safe Foods for You and Your Family. New York: Harmony. 1990.
  • Stork, Travis. The Lean Belly Prescription. New York: Rodale, Inc., 2010.
  • The Culinary Institute of America. Techniques of Healthy Cooking. Hoboken: John Wiley &Sons, Inc., 2008.
  • Varrieur, Doug. Fat to Skinny. New York: Sterling Publishing, 2008.
  • Watts, Charlotte. 100 Foods to Stay Young. Bath: Parragon Books Ltd., 2010.
  • Whitney, Eleanor Noss, and Sharon Rady Rolfes. Understanding Nutrition, 8th ed. Belmont: Wadsworth, 1999.
  • Wolfe, David. Eating for Beauty. Berkeley: North Atlantic Books, 2007.
  • Young, Ph.D., Robert. The pH Miracle. New York: Warner Books, Inc., 2002.
  • Young, Robert O. Ph.D., and Shelley Redford Young. The pH Miracle: Balance Your Diet, Reclaim Your Health. New York: Warner, 2002.

Books on Mindset & Lifestyle (Print)

  • Adrienne, Carol. The Purpose of Your Life. New York: Eagle Brook, 1998.
  • Bridges, William. Managing Transitions. 2nd Edition. Cambridge: Da Capo Press: 2003.
  • Chopra, Deepak. The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success. San Rafael: Amber-Allen Publishing, 1994.
  • Guiliano, Mireille. Women, Work &the Art of Savoir Faire. New York: Atria Paperback, 2007.
  • Hay, Louise L. You Can Heal Your Life. Santa Monica: Hay House, 1984.
  • Henner, Marilu. Wear Your Life Well. New York: Harper Collins Publishers, 2008.
  • Hill, Andrew, with John Wooden. Be Quick – But Don’t Hurry! New York: Simon &Schuster, 2001.
  • Metzger, Deena. Writing for Your Life. San Francisco: Harper San Francisco, 1992.
  • Ollivier, Debra. Entre Nous. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 2003.
  • Vitale, Joe. The Awakening Course. Hoboken: John Wiley &Sons, Inc., 2011.
  • Zukav, Gary. The Seat of the Soul. New York: Simon &Schuster, 1989.

Booklets & Pamphlets

  • Food Additives: A Shopper's Guide to What's Safe &What's Not. Farlow, D.C., Christine Hoza. Guide to Veg Living. New York: Farm Sanctuary, 2006.