Guide to Real Health and Understanding

A Listmania! list by Jeffrey L. Allen (Texas)
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The list author says: "This list provides book and a dvds that would aid someone in learning about food, what we eat, why we eat it, what we were designed to eat via evolution, and what the truth is behind the colorful packages in your grocery store. 90% of what you find in your grocery store is not what we evolved to eat. Most likely it is poison and does little to promote a healthy body and mind."
In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto
1.  In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto by Michael Pollan
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  "A must read for all people. If this book doesn't open your mind than nothing will."
$8.97   Used & New from: $0.40
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (814 customer reviews)

Food Inc.: A Participant Guide: How Industrial Food is Making Us Sicker, Fatter, and Poorer-And What You Can Do About It
2.  Food Inc.: A Participant Guide: How Industrial Food is Making Us Sicker, Fatter, and Poorer-And What You Can Do About It by Karl Weber
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  "a DVD Film about our food and agricultural business. Takes down the veil and shows us a good summary of what and why things are in our grocery store."
$9.80   Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (112 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals
3.  The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals by Michael Pollan
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  "Fascinating! A true masterpiece"
$11.45   Used & New from: $0.50
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,156 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Western Diseases: An Evolutionary Perspective (Cambridge Studies in Biological and Evolutionary Anthropology)
4.  Western Diseases: An Evolutionary Perspective (Cambridge Studies in Biological and Evolutionary Anthropology) by Tessa M. Pollard
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  "A good book that helps build an understanding and perspective of why the Western Diseases are here and not going away."
$179.99   Used & New from: $79.98
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Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies
5.  Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies by Jared Diamond
$19.86   Used & New from: $5.80
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Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed
6.  Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed by Jared Diamond
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Catching Fire: How Cooking Made Us Human
7.  Catching Fire: How Cooking Made Us Human by Richard W. Wrangham
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  "A must read for those trying to understand why cooked food helped us evolve and the fire sparked the community."
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The Cholesterol Myths: Exposing the Fallacy That Saturated Fat and Cholesterol Cause Heart Disease
8.  The Cholesterol Myths: Exposing the Fallacy That Saturated Fat and Cholesterol Cause Heart Disease by Uffe Ravnskov
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (58 customer reviews)

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The Great Cholesterol Con
9.  The Great Cholesterol Con by Anthony Colpo
$23.39   Used & New from: $0.56
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (91 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

The Paleo Diet: Lose Weight and Get Healthy by Eating the Food You Were Designed to Eat
10.  The Paleo Diet: Lose Weight and Get Healthy by Eating the Food You Were Designed to Eat by Loren Cordain
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  "The paleo diet! Dr. Cordain does a good job with this book. A beginners guide in easy language."
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The Paleo Diet for Athletes: A Nutritional Formula for Peak Athletic Performance
11.  The Paleo Diet for Athletes: A Nutritional Formula for Peak Athletic Performance by Loren Cordain
The list author says:
  "A must read for any endurance athlete. This changes my diet and how I fueled for races. Get rid of the grains and pasta. Eat meat seafood and veggies and fruit"
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The Primal Blueprint: Reprogram your genes for effortless weight loss, vibrant health, and boundless energy (Primal Blueprint Series)
12.  The Primal Blueprint: Reprogram your genes for effortless weight loss, vibrant health, and boundless energy (Primal Blueprint Series) by Mark Sisson
The list author says:
  "A fantastic job of bringing together the paleo diet (what we were evolved to eat) and easy language for any reader. Probably the best starter book to recommend to anyone of yourself."
$19.81   Used & New from: $0.89
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (762 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Evolution Diet: All-Natural and Allergy Free
13.  The Evolution Diet: All-Natural and Allergy Free by Joseph SB Morse
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NeanderThin: Eat Like a Caveman to Achieve a Lean, Strong, Healthy Body
14.  NeanderThin: Eat Like a Caveman to Achieve a Lean, Strong, Healthy Body by Ray V. Audette
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  "Fascinating book. Ray is a great guy and very passionate about his view on nutrition and how we, as humans, should live."
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Lights Out: Sleep, Sugar, and Survival
15.  Lights Out: Sleep, Sugar, and Survival by Bent Formby
The list author says:
  "A top notch book. This book develops a real perspective of how we should live and why our new found lifestyle is killing us."
$13.65   Used & New from: $1.15
3.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (147 customer reviews)

Suicide by Sugar: A Startling Look at Our #1 National Addiction
16.  Suicide by Sugar: A Startling Look at Our #1 National Addiction by Nancy Appleton
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  "Sugar = poison. read it. change your life."
$13.24   Used & New from: $1.81
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (58 customer reviews)

Sugar Blues
17.  Sugar Blues by William F. Duffy
The list author says:
  "An original masterpiece on the dangers of sugar. why don't more people listen and drop the addiction? This is a must read for anyone who eats food."
$7.65   Used & New from: $0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (229 customer reviews)

Good Calories, Bad Calories: Fats, Carbs, and the Controversial Science of Diet and Health
18.  Good Calories, Bad Calories: Fats, Carbs, and the Controversial Science of Diet and Health by Gary Taubes
The list author says:
  "The most comprehensive book I have ever read on nutrition, food, science and the data, politics, and the truth of why we eat the way we do. This book dispels the myth that fat is evil. The only book you need to read about food and diet."
$10.94   Used & New from: $3.71
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (688 customer reviews)

The Diet Delusion: Challenging the Conventional Wisdom on Diet, Weight Loss and Disease
19.  The Diet Delusion: Challenging the Conventional Wisdom on Diet, Weight Loss and Disease by Gary Taubes
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Against the Grain: How Agriculture Has Hijacked Civilization
20.  Against the Grain: How Agriculture Has Hijacked Civilization by Richard Manning
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  "Learn about how being a farmer today is not the same as it was 30 years ago. Learn the truth about where your food comes from and the motive behind how it gets there."
$11.68   Used & New from: $2.25
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (34 customer reviews)

Going Against the Grain: How Reducing and Avoiding Grains Can Revitalize Your Health
21.  Going Against the Grain: How Reducing and Avoiding Grains Can Revitalize Your Health by Melissa Diane Smith
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  "Grains and legumes are not supposed to be eaten by humans. Read on."
$12.49   Used & New from: $0.01
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Food Politics: How the Food Industry Influences Nutrition, and Health, Revised and Expanded Edition (California Studies in Food and Culture)
22.  Food Politics: How the Food Industry Influences Nutrition, and Health, Revised and Expanded Edition (California Studies in Food and Culture) by Marion Nestle
The list author says:
  "Mind Blowing! Very well written and takes you on a wild ride through the myriad of agriculture and the reasons how and why food makes it to the shelf."
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The Vegetarian Myth: Food, Justice, and Sustainability
23.  The Vegetarian Myth: Food, Justice, and Sustainability by Lierre Keith
The list author says:
  "A must read especially if you are vegetarian or vegan or fruitarian. The book is easy to read, well written, and provides a wealth of information without being to heavy. The organization of the book is also perfect. Written by a former vegetarian vegan."
$13.47   Used & New from: $6.96
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Know Your Fats : The Complete Primer for Understanding the Nutrition of Fats, Oils and Cholesterol
24.  Know Your Fats : The Complete Primer for Understanding the Nutrition of Fats, Oils and Cholesterol by Mary G. Enig
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  "fat is not bad. understand them and use them. stay away from sugar at all costs."
$21.15   Used & New from: $16.93
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The Root of All Evil 0 Jan 28, 2015
Tables and figures in Kindle edition 10 Nov 25, 2014
The Cholesterol Con 5 Oct 9, 2013
The Japan problem. 7 Apr 3, 2012
The history of domestic water buffalo and banteng 1 Apr 2, 2012
Is Food Inc., the book the text version of the DVD? 1 Dec 27, 2010
Primal Blueprint Kindle Edition 0 Dec 16, 2010
Thoughts & Observations Reading Reviews 0 Nov 28, 2009
The product of circumstance. 6 Oct 1, 2009
My Explosive Interview With Anthony Colpo 1 Aug 9, 2009
Compared to Burton's Fire--The Spark That Ignited Human Evolution by Frances D. Burton 0 Jun 25, 2009
Welcome to the Collapse forum 7 Jun 10, 2009
 
   

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Last updated: 6/2/10
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