Improve Your Health Knowledge With These Great Books


I am a firm believer that education is the way to improve your health. We are blessed with an amazing number of brilliant and talented doctors, nutritionists and authors who have shared their knowledge and expertise in books. Think about it….for less than the price of eating out for dinner, you can reap all of the benefits of someone else’s years of research and expertise in one place.

Here are some of my favorite books to learn about natural health:


A Mind of Your Own: The Truth About Depression and How Women Can Heal Their Bodies to Reclaim Their Lives, by Kelly Brogan M.D.

Why Isn’t My Brain Working?: A Revolutionary Understanding of Brain Decline and Effective Strategies to Recover Your Brain’s Health, by Dr. Datis Kharrazian

Brain Maker: The Power of Gut Microbes to Heal and Protect Your Brain–for Life, David Perlmutter, M.D.

Grain Brain, by David Perlmutter, M.D



Dental Herbalism: Natural Therapies For The Mouth by Leslie Alexander Ph.D., RH

The Terrain is Everything: Contextual Factors That Influence Our Health by Susan Stockton

It’s All In Your Head: The Link Between Mercury Amalgams and Illness by Dr. Hal A. Huggins

Amalgam Illness, Diagnosis and Treatment : What You Can Do to Get Better, How Your Doctor Can Help, by Dr. Andy Cutler



Sodium Bicarbonate by Dr. Mark Sircus

Orthomolecular Medicine for Everyone; Megavitamin Therapies for Families and Physicians by Abram Hoffer M.D., Ph.D.

Doctor Yourself: Natural Healing That Works by Andrew Saul

Fire Your Doctor: How To Be Independently Healthy by Andrew W. Saul Ph.D.

Dr. Jensen’s Guide to Better Bowel Care by Dr. Bernard Jensen

Adrenal Fatigue:The 21st Century Stress Syndrome by James L. Wilson, N.D., D.C., Ph.D.

Enzymes: The Key to Health by Howard F. Loomis, Jr., D.C., F.I.A.C.A.



Gut and Psychology Syndrome: Natural Treatment for Autism, Dyspraxia, A.D.D., Dyslexia, A.D.H.D., Depression, Schizophrenia, by Dr. Natasha Campbell-McBride

Eat Dirt: Why Leaky Gut May Be the Root Cause of Your Health Problems and 5 Surprising Steps to Cure It, by Dr. Axe

Gut Solutions:Natural Solutions to Your Digestive Problems by Brenda Watson N.D. and Leonard Smith M.D.

Clean Gut: The Breakthrough Plan for Eliminating the Root Cause of Disease and Revolutionizing Your Health, by Dr. Alejandro Junger

The Second Brain: A Groundbreaking New Understanding of Nervous Disorders of the Stomach & Intestine by Michael D. Gershon M.D.

Nourishing Traditions, by Sally Fallon

Nourishing Broth An Old Fashioned Remedy for the Modern World by Sally Fallon Morrell

Wheat Belly: Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight, and Find Your Path Back to Health, by William Davis, M.D.

Grain Brain, by David Perlmutter, M.D.



The Chemistry of Man, by Dr. Bernard Jensen

Diet and Nutrition: A Holistic Approach by Rudolph Ballantine

Dr. Jensen’s Guide to Chemistry and Nutrition by Dr. Bernard Jensen

The New Optimum Nutrition Bible by Patrick Holford

Prescription for Nutritional Healing, by Phillis Balch

The Coconut Oil Miracle, by Bruce Fife, N.D.

Nutrition and Physical Degeneration, by Weston A. Price

Facial Diagnosis of Cell Salt Deficiencies: A User’s Guide, by David Card

How Not to Die: Discover the Foods Scientifically Proven to Prevent and Reverse Disease, by Michael Greger M.D.



Alchemy of Herbs: Transform Everyday Ingredients into Foods and Remedies That Heal, by Rosalee de la Forêt

The Way of Herbs by  Michael Tierra L. Ac., OMD

The Way of Chinese Herbs by Michael Tierra L.Ac. OMD

The Herbal Apothecary: 100 Medicinal Herbs and How to Use Them, by JJ Pursell

Homeopathic Medicine At Home: Natural Remedies for Everyday Ailments and Minor Injuries, Dr. Maesimund B. Panos M.D

Essential Oils Natural Remedies: The Complete A-Z Reference of Essential Oils for Health and Healing, by Althea Press

The Complete Book of Essential Oils and Aromatherapy, by Valarie Ann Worwood

The Complete Homeopathy Handbook ;Safe & Effective Ways to Treat Fevers, Coughs, Colds & Sore Throats, Childhood Ailments, Food Poisoning, Flu by Miranda Castro

Reference Guide for Essential Oils, by Connie and Alan Higley

The Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine, by  Michael T. Murray N.D. and Joseph Pizzorno, N.D.

Herbal Medicine From the Heart of the Earth by Dr. Sharol Marie Tilgner



Dissolving Illusions, by Dr. Suzanne Humphries

Vaccine Illusion, by Dr. Tetyana Obukhanych PhD

Excitotoxins: The Taste That Kills, by Dr. Russel Blaylock M.D.

The Hundred Year Lie: How to Protect Yourself from the Chemicals That Are Destroying Your Health by Randall Fitzgerald



Healing the Gerson Way by Charlotte Gerson

 Wahl’s Protocol: A Radical New Way to Treat All Chronic Autoimmune Conditions Using Paleo Principles, by Dr. Terry Wahls

 Why Do I Still Have Thyroid Symptoms? When My Lab Tests Are Normal: a Revolutionary Breakthrough in Understanding Hashimoto’s Disease and Hypothyroidism, by Dr. Kharrizian

Dirty Genes: A Breakthrough Program to Treat the Root Cause of Illness and Optimize Your Health, Dr. Ben Lynch

The Elimination Diet: Discover the Foods That Are Making You Sick and Tired–and Feel Better Fast, by Tom Malterre and Alissa Segersten

Prescription for Natural Cures, by James Balch M.D.

The Macrobiotic Path to Total Health: A Complete Guide to Naturally Preventing and Relieving More Than 200 Chronic Conditions and Disorders, by Michio Kushi

The Liver and Gallbladder Flush, by Andreas Moritz

Clean: The Revolutionary Program to Restore the Body’s Natural Ability to Heal Itself, by Dr. Alejandro Junger

How to Raise a Healthy Child in Spite of Your Doctor, by Dr. Robert Mendelsohn M.D.

Unlocking Lyme, by Dr. William Rawls

How Can I Get Better?: An Action Plan for Treating Resistant Lyme & Chronic Disease, by Dr. Horowitz



Nourishing Broth An Old Fashioned Remedy for the Modern World by Sally Fallon Morrell

Raw Food Made Easy: For 1 or 2 People by Jennifer Cornbleet

Ani’s Raw Food Kitchen: Easy Delectable Living Food Recipes by Ani Phyo

Against All Grains by Danielle Walker

The Whole 30: The 30-Day Guide to Total Health and Food Freedom by Melissa Hartwig


What health book have you read that changed your life? Let us know, we’d love to hear about it!

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