Recommended Reading


Chris Kresser 

Perhaps the most widely acclaimed health and diet researcher today. Count on Chris Kresser for sound and readable science and for being on the cutting edge. .

Leda’s Kitchen 

Leda Scheintaub is my long time friend and web page collaborator.  She is the author of Cultured Foods for Your Kitchen: 100 Recipes Featuring the Bold Flavors of Fermentation.


For a visual feast, browse the art by the inimitable Tatjana Krizmanic that graces many of the blogs on this page.

Cookus Interruptus 

This comedy cooking show is about how to prepare high-quality fresh local organic whole foods. Fun, informative and impeccable kitchen wisdom, recipes and savvy.


Cultured Foods for Your Kitchen by Leda Scheintaub  A gorgeous book on fermented foods for beginners and pros. Leda’s recipes are superb and easy to follow. Her writing is exquisite and this one-reference guide is all you need to get started fermenting or to expand your repertoire.

The Tibetan Book of Health by Dr. Nida Chenagtsang is loaded with remarkable health tips and practices. I highly recommend it to all students of alternative medicine and to everyone seeking better health. Tibetan medicine shares similarities with both Ayurveda and Chinese medicine. It remains, however, a decidedly unique modality with its own significant contributions to medicine and personal health care.

The Paleo Approach: Reverse Autoimmune Disease and Heal Your Body by Sarah Ballantyne details how you can accomplish reversing autoimmune disease with diet.

What to Eat for How You Feel by Dyvia Alter contains practical steps to enhance your health and energy. It is based on a living Ayurvedic tradition and is remarkable for conveying primal, jargon-free information. The book’s recipes are vegetarian, but the information shared is relevant for all dietary preferences

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