Nutrient-Dense Whole Foods:

What to Eat and Why, by Nina Planck–an easy-reading introduction to a nutrient-dense, whole foods diet.

Nourishing Traditions, by Sally Fallon—recipes for a nutrient-dense, whole-foods diet, including a wealth of scientific research on nutrition.

Nutrition and Physical Degeneration, by Weston A. Price, DDS—the classic description of the traditional diets of healthy populations isolated from modern foods. –information on nutrient-dense foods and healthy, sustainable farming.

Damaging Effects of MSG and Aspartame:

Excitotoxins, by Russell Blaylock, MD – describes the research showing the very damaging effects of MSG and aspartame on the brain and the endocrine system. (MSG) (aspartame)

Challenging Children:– information on how food additives affect hyperactivity, attention, and other behavior problems; resources on additive-free foods; and information on how sensitivity to natural salicylates may also cause attention and behavior problems.—similar information to the Feingold site, but based in Australia. Includes information on how natural amines as well as salicylates may affect behavior. Many parents’ stories.  Free email newsletter.

Fed Up (with food Additives) by Sue Dengate, founder of the above website.

The LCP Solution: the Revolutionary Nutritional Treatment for ADHA, Dyslexia, and Dyxpraxia , by Jacqueline Stordy—describes use of DHA and a healthful diet to alleviate these difficulties.

The ADD Nutrition Solution, A Drug-Free 30-Day Plan , by Marcia Zimmerman, CN — describes use of DHA and other supplements, plus elimination of food and environmental allergies.—a newsletter on ADD and nutrition. — website on nutritional and occupational and optometric therapy treatments for ADD and developmental delay; includes email newsletter.

Children on the Autism Spectrum:

Healing our Autistic Children, a medical plan for restoring your child’s health, by Julie A. Buckley, M.D. (2010).

Biomedical Treatments for Autism , by Sidney Baker, MD.

Changing the Course of Autism , by Bryan Jepson, MD.

Children with Starving Brains, by Jaquelyn McCandless, MD.

Healing the new Childhood Epidemics : Autism, ADHA, Asthma, and Allergies, by Kenneth Bock, MD.

Nourishing Hope , by Julie Matthews, CN—parent-friendly information on diets. –a good introduction to nutrition and detoxification treatments for autism and autism spectrum disorders. –website of the Autism Research Institute, also known as DAN (Defeat Autism Now) – nutritional, detoxification, and other biomedical treatments for autism spectrum disorders; free email newsletter. – website of the US Autism and Asperger’s Association, which provides information on nutritional and biomedical treatments as well as education and support for children on the spectrum; free email newsletter.

Beyond GC/CF Diets:

Gut and Psychology Syndrome, by Natasha Campbell McBride, MD–explains how healing the gastro-intestinal system is a means of healing autism, schizophrenia, and many other physical and psychological symptoms.

Breaking the Vicious Cycle, by Elaine Gottschall — The classic description of the specific carbohydrate diet (which is recommended by Dr. Baker and Dr. Campbell-McBride for autism-spectrum children), a diet originally developed to heal colitis and other inflammatory bowel problems. is a self-help website for those implementing the specific carbohydrate diet

Damaging Effects of Medications:

Detoxify or Die , by Sherry Rogers, MD—describes the need to rid our bodies of toxins such as plastics, heavy metals, and pharmaceuticals.

The High Blood Pressure Hoax , by Sherry Rogers, MD—describes the dangers of blood pressure medications and advocates nutritional means to treat blood pressure and other cardiovascular problems.

Health and Nutrition Secrets that Can Save Your Life, by Russell Blaylock, MD—covers heavy metal toxcicity, MSG, fluoride, mercury, vaccinations, pharmaceuticals, heart disease, stroke.

Cholesterol/ Saturated Fat/Heart Disease Mythology:

The Cholesterol Hoax, by Sherry Rogers.

The Great Cholesterol Con, by Anthony Colpo.

The Cholesterol Myths, by Uffe Ravnskov.
Google “What if it’s all been a big fat lie?” NYTimes article by Gary Taubes (cardiovascular disease) “What if bad fat isn’t so bad?”

Heart Disease Treatment:

Reverse Heart Disease Now, by Stephen Sinatra, MD, and James Roberts, MD–includes nutritional, pharmacological, diet, and testing recommendations.

Is Your Cardiologist Killing You? by Sherry Rogers, MD emphasizes natural remedies for cardiovascular disease and the hazards of standard cardiology medications.

Diabetes and Insulin Resistance:

Life without Bread , by Wolfgang Lutz, M.D. and Christian B. Allan, PhD–explains in biological detail how a lower-carbohydrate diet (about 70 grams per day) alleviates diabetes and heart disease and possibly prevents cancer.
Dr. Bernstein’s Diabetes Solution, by Richard K. Bernstein, MD.

Allergies and Food Sensitivities’ Effects on Mental and Emotional Health:

An Alternative Approach to Allergies , by Theron Randolph, MD and Ralph Moss, PhD describes how elimination diets can identify and deal with hidden food sensitivities.

Brain Allergies , by William Philpott, MD.

Is this Your Child? By Doris Rapp, MD.