For those who need more details on the scientific literature supporting a whole food plant-based diet, we would like to share these references with you. We will keep this updated with the most recent publications as this knowledge is rapidly evolving

Eat to Live: The Amazing Nutrient-Rich Program for Fast and Sustained Weight Loss (revised edition), Joel Fuhrman, MD 2011

The chapter on food addiction is particularly useful for those struggling with certain foods that they have a hard time avoiding.

How Not To Die, Michael Greger, MD 2015

The book is a must read for those who need to know more about the latest studies.

Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease: The Revolutionary, Scientifically Proven, Nutrition-Based Cure, Caldwell Esselstyn, MD 2008

Dr. Esselstyn explains how through a WFPB, oil-free diet he was able to demonstrate reversal of atherosclerotic heart disease..

A Plant Powered Approach to Prostate Cancer, Bruce Mylrea 2020

An insightful summary of one man’s journey with prostate cancer with an excellent summary of the current scientific knowledge of the effect of diet on prostate cancer.

The Blue Zones (second edition), Dan Buettner 2012

For those interested in reading more about longevity and quality of life, a must read, written by an explorer and researcher.

Undo It! How Lifestyle Changes Can Reverse Most Chronic Diseases, Dean Ornish, MD and Anne Ornish 2019

Dr. Dean and Anne Ornish have written a nice summary of how physical activity, stress reduction combined with a WFPBD can lead to longevity, health and happiness.

Fiber Fueled, Will Bulsiewicz, MD 2020

Written in an entertaining manner by a gastroenterologist. This book is a gem and is packed with the latest on the amazing world of the microbiota.

Whole: Rethinking the Science of Nutrition, T. Colin Campbell, PhD 2014

Dr. Campbell delves into a discussion on nutritional science outlining his own experience in the lab and the pitfalls of the current scientific approach and the difficulties applying it to nutrition.

The China Study – T. Colin Campbell PhD

“The China Study: Revised and Expanded Edition: The Most Comprehensive Study of Nutrition Ever Conducted and the Startling Implications for Diet, Weight Loss and Long-Term Health”, T. Colin Campbell, PhD and Thomas M. Campbell, MD 2016.

How to Survive a Pandemic – Michael Gregor, MD 2020

Dr. Gregor writes a timely, thoroughly researched (120 pages of references!) book on the causes of pandemics and how to protect yourself. It is a hard book to put down and promises to force the reader to examine life style choices. Buy Now:

Eat to Beat Disease – William W. Li, MD  2019

EAT TO BEAT DISEASE is a trailblazing book. Author, world-renowned physician, and medical scientist Dr. William Li explains how we have the power to help control our own health destiny by making decisions that help the body heal itself. Dr. Li describes how more than two hundred foods amplify our body’s defenses, which can result […]