Articles About Plant-Based Diet:

The Myth: Plants Contain Insufficient Protein/Insufficient Amino Acids (From Forks Over Knives Newsletter)

“Since Nature designed her plant foods complete, with abundant amounts of fat, protein, carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals, “Where you get a specific nutrient?” is almost never a relevant question, as long as there is enough to eat. So, why have scientists, dietitians, medical doctors, diet-book authors, and the lay public become fixated on a non-existent problem?” John McDougall, M.D.

Where Do You Get Your Protein? by John McDougall, M.D.

Books About Plant-Based Diet:

The Blue Zones: Lessons for Living Longer From the People Who’ve Lived the Longest by Dan Buettner

The China Study: Startling Implications for Diet, Weight Loss and Long-Term Health by T. Colin Campbell, PhD

Eat to Live by Joel Fuhrman, M.D.

Food Rules: An Eater’s Manual by Michael Pollan and Maira Kalman

My Beef With Meat: The Healthiest Arguments for Eating a Plant-Based Diet by Rip Esselstyn

Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease by Caldwell B. Esselstyn, Jr., M.D.

What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About Cholesterol by Steven DeVries, M.D.

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

Younger Next Year: Live Strong, Fit and Sexy–Until You’re 80 and Beyond by Chris Crowley and Henry S. Lodge, M.D.

Books About Wheat (Gluten-Free) and Elimination Diets:

The Blood Sugar Solution 10-Day Detox Diet by Mark Hyman, M.D.

Grain Brain: The Surprising Truth About Wheat, Carbs, and Sugar–Your Brain’s Silent Killer by Dr. David Perlmutter with Kristin Loberg

The Low-Carb Fraud by T. Colin Campbell

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


Forks Over Knives, T. Colin Campbell, PhD and Caldwell Esselstyn, Jr., M.D. (also available on Netflix)


The Blue Zones Solution: Eating and Living Like the Healthiest People by Dan Beuttner
(Healthy cooking based on Dan Buettner’s research)

The Everything Vegan Baking Cookbook by Lorena Novak Bull
Sweet and savory vegan baking)

Forks Over Knives – The Cookbook by Del Sroufe, Isa Chandra Moskowitz, Julieanna Hever and Darshana Thacker
(Everyday vegan recipes)

The Vegan Table by Colleen Patrick-Goudreau
(Entertaining main dishes, sides and desserts)

Vegan Cupcakes Take Over the World by Isa Chandra Moskowitz
Vegan Cupcakes)

Veganomicon by Isa Chandra Moskowitz
(Comprehensive vegan cooking)



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