Here are a few of my favorite resources on healthy lifestyle and plant-based nutrition. In addition to the below categories, I’ve compiled Sprouting Wellness “Thriving Ten” downloadable resource lists for your reference. Happy learning!
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These are a few of our favorite things! While it is incredible living in the information age, it can be overwhelming to sift through it all, especially for busy parents. Enter the Sprouting Wellness “Thriving Ten” top ten resource lists. By no means exhaustive, these lists can still serve as a great starting point for further learning.I want the complete Thriving Ten Resource List bundle!
Nourish: The Definitive Guide to Plant-Based Eating for Families, by Reshma Shah, MD and Brenda Davis, RD
Disease-Proof Your Child: Feeding Kids Right, by Joel Fuhrman
The Vegan Starter Kit: Everything You Need to Know about Plant-Based Eating, by Neal D. Barnard, MD
Fiber Fueled, by Will Bulsiewicz, MD
Forks over Knives Family: Every Parent's Guide to Raising Healthy, Happy Kids on a Whole-Food, Plant-Based Diet, by Alona Pulde, MD and Matthew Lederman, MD
The China Study: Startling Implications for Diet, Weight Loss and Long-Term Health, by Colin T. Campbell and Thomas M. Campbell I
Your Complete Vegan Pregnancy: Your All-in-One Guide to a Healthy, Holistic, Plant-Based Pregnancy, by Reed Mangels
How Not to Die: Discover the Foods Scientifically Proven to Prevent and Reverse Disease, by Michael Greger and Gene Stone
The Alzheimer’s Solution: A Breakthrough Program to Prevent and Reverse the Symptoms of Cognitive Decline at Every Age, by Dean Sherzai and Ayesha Sherzai
Dr. Neal Barnard’s Program for Reversing Diabetes: The Scientifically Proven System for Reversing Diabetes Without Drugs, by Neal D. Barnard and Bryanna Clark Grogan.
The Longevity Diet: Discover the New Science Behind Stem Cell Activation and Regeneration to Slow Aging, Fight Disease and Optimize Weight, by Valter Longo
Undo It!: How Simple Lifestyle Changes Can Reverse Most Chronic Diseases, by Dean Ornish, MD and Anne Ornish
Intuitive Eating and Health at Every Size A Parent’s Guide to Intuitive Eating: How to Raise Kids who Love to Eat Healthy, by Yami Cazorla-Lancaster, DO
Child of Mine: Feeding with Love and Good Sense, by Ellyn Satter
Help Yourself Cookbook, by Ruby Roth
Vive Le Vegan! Simple, Delectable Recipes for the Everyday Vegan Family, by Dreena Burton
Plant-Powered Families: Over 100 Kid-Tested, Whole Foods Vegan Recipes, by Dreena Burton
The Vegan 8: 100 Simple, Delicious Recipes Made with 8 Ingredients or Less, by Brandi Doming
Unprocessed: How to Achieve Vibrant Health and Your Ideal Weight, by Chef AJ and Glen Merzer
Forks Over Knives -The Cookbook: Over 300 Recipes for Plant-Based Eating All Through the Year, by Del Sroufe and Isa Chandra Moskowitz
The Happy Herbivore Cookbook: Over 175 Delicious Fat-Free and Low-Fat Vegan Recipes, by Lindsay S. Nixon
Other good reads:
The Blue Zones: 9 Lessons for Living Longer from the People Who’ve Lived the Longest (second edition), by Dan Buettner
Healthy At Last, by Eric P. Adams
Sugarproof, by Michael Goran, PhD and Emily Ventura, PhD, MPH
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