Food and Nutrition Books
Nutrition and Physical Degeneration details Weston A. Price's groundbreaking research into the traditional diets of people around the globe. The pictures in this book clearly show that a traditional diet can lead to physical perfection.
Nourishing Traditions: The Cookbook that Challenges Politically Correct Nutrition and the Diet Dictocrats is a nutrition handbook and a cookbook, all in one. This is the first place I look for nutrition information. The recipes are extensive, including a large number of recipes for fermented foods.
The Untold Story of Milk: The History, Politics and Science of Nature's Perfect Food: Raw Milk from Pasture-Fed Cows is an excellent resource for learning about the health benefits of raw milk. This is the book that started me on my path into traditional foods. It also includes a very interesting history of milk, including the reasons pasteurization became a standard practice.
Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life is a book detailing one family's quest to produce all of their food for one year. This book really inspired me to take traditional foods one step further, by growing my own food. It also presents a very real picture of what life is like when we are responsible for our own food production.
Gut and Psychology Syndrome details the ways our gut health can lead to many problems, ranging from allergies and eczema to lupus and even autism. This book is excellent for anyone wanting to take control of their health through nutrition.
GAPS Guide (Simple Steps to Heal Bowels, Body and Brain) is an excellent little book to have on hand if you are planning to undertake the GAPS Diet and Protocol. It includes extensive information on how to prepare for the diet and gives baby steps to actually starting the diet.
Traditional Foods Are Your Best Medicine: Improving Health and Longevity with Native Nutrition is a great book for understanding what foods lead to health. It includes sections for healing specific diseases and ailments through nutrition.