With summer just around the corner, I’m dreaming of days by the pool reading and soaking up the vitamin D. While I typically opt for the easy-to-read young adult dystopian novels (yes, I am a teenage girl, apparently), I’m also excited about the health books I have on my reading list. For those of you looking for some non-fiction book ideas, here are a few old favorites on my bookshelf or ones that I am currently reading (and will be writing about very soon)!
Deep Nutrition: Why Your Genes Need Traditional Food – This book changed the way I think about food and my health and was the ultimate inspiration for this blog.
Your Body’s Many Cries for Water – Wow… if anything will convince you how important it is to drink water, it’s this book. You’ll be surprised how many health problems are a simple result of chronic dehydration – read more in this blog post.
It Starts With Food: Discover the Whole30 and Change Your Life in Unexpected Ways – I’m halfway through this book and planning to do the Whole30 “diet” this summer… I’ll let you know how it goes!
Healing Oils of the Bible – Just started this book and I am already so inspired. If you are theologically-minded and want to learn more about scriptural healing, this is a must-read.
Nourishing Wisdom: A Mind-Body Approach to Nutrition and Well-Being – One of the hardest things about the transition to a healthy diet has been self-control and our relationship with “good” and “bad” food. I’m interested to read the author’s take on how we eat being just as important as what we eat.
Essential Oils Pocket Reference – Not really a sit-down and read kind of book, but if you have essential oils, I promise you can’t live without it. Organized by symptom, you can figure out how to use oils to promote healing.
The Holistic Dog Book: Canine Care for the 21st Century – I’ve always been intentional about feeding my dog the best food and making holistic medical choices for her, but after she got really sick a few weeks ago, I’m more motivated than ever to make sure she has the chance for optimal health. This book is going to help me make the transition to a raw food diet. I will certainly share what I learn soon for all you dog-lovers out there.
Which one of the these books interests you the most? What are your favorite health & wellness must-reads that I missed?
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