These top nutrition books may not be the latest fad, but they have solid health knowledge you need in feeding your immune system. I am listing them solely based on my personal life experience with these books.
#1: In Defense of Food
This slogan on the cover sums up the content of this book. Michael Pollan is a journalist and he has used his skills well here in showing why we should follow these principles.
In fact, he’s so good at it, he has written not just this book about food. He has also written many other books and appeared in documentaries.
Since reading In Defense of Food, my husband has changed the way he eats. To my relief, he is making good effort in eating less meat and more vegetables. And he is more intellectually inclined than me, so I guess that says something about how this book managed to convince him to change the way he eats.
#2: The China Study
From my reading up over the years, I have come to know of similar large-scale studies of UK and US people that trace their eating habits and outcomes over many years.
I didn’t actually read this book but came across the actual research papers that have been published in scientific journals. The results are worth pondering over.
If you want to know what to eat to avoid chronic diseases such as heart disease without going everywhere on the internet to find the reports, this book is for you.
There’s another book called The China Study Cookbook, which goes straight into healthy recipes based on the research. Check that out if you cook for your family.
#3: Nutrition ※ Immunity ※ Longevity
The author, Dr. Jau-Fei Chen, is an immunologist whose company has been developing immunity boosting products for the past 30 years.
She has published other books on similar topics and given many public lectures on nourishing the immune system through a plant based, balanced diet.
The principles covered in this book are supported by numerous scientific studies. There’s a substantial section focusing on many plant foods and the immunity boosting properties of each.
What nutrition books have you read?
Maybe you’ve read a bestseller in this category. Did you find it helpful? Why or why not? Do share your experience with me by leaving a comment!