So much to both learn – and unlearn within the pages below. There is compelling evidence that we can, should and must change the way we eat

Where to Begin?

Eat and Run

The one that tipped Jue’s hubby into a whole food plant-based diet.

The China Study

This one’s at home, heavily underlined. It’s my second copy; the first I gave to a Cambridge University medical student, who’s had one morning studying nutrition so far – he’s in his final year…

How Not To Die

This top-selling book discusses what to do to prevent the top 15 causes of death and gives a Daily Dozen guide – the dozen foods we should try to eat every day for optimal health.

What’s New?

Food For Life

Logical and easy to understand, Tim Spector’s latest offering.

Nutrition Brought to Life

‘I was really delighted to come across Nutrition Brought to Life by Kirsten Chick, which is clearly tuned in to the latest scientific evidence on diet, and also feels inspiring, compassionate and achievable for the reader. It’s a book that I’m sure would be really helpful for a lot of people.’
Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall

Ultra-Processed People

‘Find out why exercise and willpower can’t save us, and what UPF is really doing to our bodies, our health, our weight, and the planet (hint: nothing good).’


Dr Neal Barnard

Dr Barnard, a leading authority on nutrition and health, offers insight into how dietary changes can alleviate years of stress, pain, and illness.

Mark Bittman/ David L Katz

‘What is the ‘best’ diet? Do calories matter? And when it comes to protein, fat, and carbs, which ones are good and which are bad?’ Straight-talking, sensible advice.

Dan Buettner

How to transform your health using smart eating and lifestyle habits gleaned from research on the diets, eating habits, and lifestyle practices of the Blue Zones—those places with the world’s longest-lived, and thus healthiest, people.

Kirstin Chick

Cuts through the confusion, and brings the science and research to life. Each chapter provides opportunities to reflect, explore new ways of eating and thinking about food, and try new recipes. Rather than imposing strict rules that may only work for a few people, it helps you to find your way. 

T Colin Campbell

I dip back into this ‘goldmine’ of information regularly.  It presents extensive scientific evidence that diet and nutrition can prevent and even reverse a wide range of chronic diseases.  

Brenda Davis

Most parents agree that a nutritious diet is important for children, but most feel that their children are not eating one. Not surprising, given the demands of busy families and confusing research about what diet is really best for health.

Udo Erasmus

Udo argues that proper use of fats can even reverse cancer, diabetes, PMS, asthma, addictions, and more. This book takes an in-depth look at the oil industry and the politics of health.

Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall

Hugh returns us to real foods. From sorting good carbs from bad, learning not to fear fat, and looking after our gut, to renegotiating the foods we call ‘drinks’ and being mindful of when to eat…and when to take a pause… Your guide to a better way of eating.

Dr Joel Fuhrman

NYT bestselling author Dr Joel Fuhrman will tell you that doctors and medications cannot grant you excellent health or protection from disease. The most effective health-care is proper self-care and that starts with changing the way we eat.

Dr Michael Greger

In addition to showing what to eat to help prevent the top 15 causes of death, How Not to Die includes Dr. Greger’s Daily Dozen—a checklist of the foods we should try to consume every day. 

Simon Hill

Simon shows how a plant-based diet might reduce risks of heart attacks and strokes, T2 diabetes, cancer and dementia. He gives actionable advice and shows how it benefits our planet too.

Patrick Holford

Optimum nutrition means giving yourself the best possible intake of nutrients to allow your body to be as healthy as it possibly can.

Dr Mark Hyman

Dr Hyman breaks through the diet wars, sharing what the science really says on everything from meat and dairy to grains, legumes, seafood, and more, and explains how we can eat to truly thrive.

Vani Hari

Tired of the food industry hijacking your taste buds. Wanting to take matters into your own hands and become your own food investigator, nutritionist and food activist?

Scott Jurek

Scott Jurek is an elite athlete and a vegan who inspires runners at every level.  Scott’s story shows the power of an iron will and the importance of thinking of our food as our fuel.

Dr Joel Kahn

Preventing and reversing heart disease,  adult diabetes, obesity, gut health, osteoporosis, autoimmune disease, and even low sex drive?  All these conditions can be improved with a plant-based diet.  Dr Kahn has the evidence to prove it.

Drs Shireen & Zahra Kassam

Q&A format, in which 2 medical doctors answer many questions people have when transitioning to a plant-based diet. How do you get enough protein? Is it safe for children? Is soya problematic for hormones? Full of scientific research this book is also a go-to guide for health professionals who are increasingly meeting patients who have chosen a plant-based diet.

Dr William Li

Eat your way to better health with this NYT bestseller on food’s ability to help the body heal itself from cancer, dementia, and dozens of other avoidable diseases.

Dr Uma Naidoo

Here’s the science explaining how food contributes to our mental health and how a sound diet can help treat and prevent a wide range of psychological and cognitive health issues, from ADHD to anxiety, depression, OCD, and others.

Marion Nestle

Food Politics will forever change the way we respond to food industry marketing practices. By explaining how much the food industry influences government nutrition policies and how cleverly it links its interests to those of nutrition experts.

Dr Gemma Newman

Dr Newman shares the effect plant-powered eating has had for her. She explains the science that shows why plant-power works and how you can use it.

Dr David Perlmutter

NYT bestseller about the devastating effects of gluten, sugar, and carbs on the brain and body — updated with the latest nutritional and neurological science.

Michael Pollan

Professor Pollan is an American author, journalist, activist, and professor of journalism at the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism. 

Sarah Pope

Sarah exposes the low-fat movement and the devastating health effects it is having on people in our society today. 

Patrick Quillin

Dr Quillin brings case studies and his experience of learning and teaching the subject of nutrition.

Joshua Rosenthal

Loaded with valuable insights into nutritional theories, simple ways to nurture your body and holistic approaches to maximise health.

Tim Spector

From environmental impact and food fraud to allergies and deceptive labelling, Professor Spector shows us the many wondrous and surprising properties of everyday foods, which scientists are only just beginning to understand.’  Tim Spector OBE  is in the top 1% most cited scientists on the planet. 

Chris van Tulleken

Prof Tulleken’s research focuses on how corporations affect human health especially in the context of child nutrition and he works with UNICEF and The WHO on this area.  

T J Waterfall

TJ  is a sports nutritionist specialising in plant-based nutrition. He works with elite vegan athletes to help them thrive and out-perform their competition.  

Chris Woollams

The theory on diet that research turned into fact – for cancer, diabetes, heart disease, dementia, Alzheimer’s and even a longer life.

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