Here are some medical, nutrition, lifestyle resources, books, and DVDs

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Dr. McDougall’s Health and Medical Center
Dr. John McDougall, M.D.; Operates the Dr. McDougall’s Health and Medical Center, authored many books including The Starch Solution and Digestive Tune-Up, sponsors health conferences, provides many free online resources.

Source for all things Vegetarian

Dr. T. Colin Campbell, Ph.D. (author of the China Study)

Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM)


Forks Over Knives is now on DVD

FORKS OVER KNIVES examines the profound claim that most, if not all, of the degenerative diseases that afflict us can be controlled, or even reversed, by rejecting our present menu of animal-based and processed foods.

Pam Popper, N.D., Health and Nutrition Information

The Engine 2 Diet
Healthy plant-strong program developed by Rip Esselstyn.

Valerie Varan, MS, LPC
Holistic Counseling and Life Coaching

The Plant-Based Kitchen Recipes & Blog
A blog for low-fat plant-based recipes from the Plant-Based Kitchen. Also, look for Food for Life Cooking Classes designed by PCRM offers cancer, diabetes, weight management, and kids classes that focus on the lifesaving effects of healthful eating.

Dynamic Shallot
The Dynamic Shallot specializes in cooking with fresh, local, organic ingredients.

Vast Wellness Center
A broad spectrum of restorative and preventive health solutions. They promote vibrant, healthy lives with convenient access to multiple holistic modalities, products and education. Live well! provides free updates on the latest in nutrition research via bite-sized videos. There are now hundreds of videos on more than a thousand topics, with new videos and articles uploaded every day. Dr. Greger is the founder of, a physician, author, and internationally recognized speaker on nutrition, food safety, and public health issues.

My Fitness Pal
MyFitnessPal is a free website and smartphone app that tracks diet and exercise to determine optimal nutrients and caloric intake for the users’ goals.

Compassionate Cooks
Dedicated to informed food choices and debunking myths about vegetarianism.

Suggested Reading and Reference Books

The China Study – T. Colin Campbell, PhD
Whole: Rethinking the Science of Nutrition – T. Colin Campbell, PhD
The Starch Solution – John McDougall, MD
The Engine 2 Diet – Rip Esselstyn
Prevent and Reverse Heart DiseaseCaldwell Esselstyn, Jr., M.D.
The Food Revolution – John Robbins
Whitewash: The Disturbing Truth About Cow’s Milk and Your Health – Joseph Keon
Why We Love Dogs, Eat Pigs, and Wear Cows: An Introduction to Carnism – Melanie Joy, Ph.D.
The McDougall Program – 12 Days to Dynamic Health – John A. McDougall, M.D.
OverDiagnosed: Making People Sick in the Pursuit of Health – Dr. H. Gilbert Welch, Dr. Lisa M. Schwartz, Dr. Steven Woloshin
Food and Healing – Annmarie Colbin


The McDougall Quick and Easy Cookbook – John and Mary McDougall
The Happy Herbivore – Lindsay Nixon
The Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease Cookbook – Ann Crile Esselstyn and Jane Esselstyn