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Begin by watching Forks Over Knives, available on NetFlix: The 2011 documentary that 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.
For Kitchen Inspiration
Happy Herbivore: Lindsay Nixon, many cookbooks and meal plans
Straight Up Food: Cathy Fisher http://www.straightupfood.com/blog/
Chef AJ: Lots of great vidoes, 'Nutirtion Champs' http://www.eatunprocessed.com/
Engine 2: Great site for athletes http://engine2diet.com/
Forks Over Knives Cookbook: http://www.forksoverknives.com/
Jeff Novick: Good books about reading labels and preparing food quickly and inexpensively http://www.jeffnovick.com
Reading For Motivation
The following is a list of some of the top experts in the field of Whole Food Plant Based Nutrition. I have included books they’ve written and their website. There are also some great videos on YouTube.
Dr. Colin Campbell: Author of 'The China Study', 'Whole' & 'Low Carb Fraud'. www.nutritionstudies.org
Dean Ornish: ‘Undo It’ Program Reversing Heart Disease http://ornishspectrum.com
Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn: Author of 'Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease' http://www.dresselstyn.com
Rip Esselstyn: A former firefighter and triathlete, author of 'The Engine 2 Diet' and 'My Beef With Meat' www.engine2.com
Dr. Neal Barnard: 'Dr, Neal Barnard's Program for Reversing Diabetes', 'Power Food for the Brain' http://www.nealbarnard.org
Dr. John McDougall: 'The Starch Solution', 'McDougall Program for Maximum Weight Loss', www.drmcdougall.com
Dr. Michael Klaper: Many great videos available on YouTube. Check out his one on Leaky Gut, a leading cause of autoimmune disease, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QRDoqS6QHQw His website: www.doctorklaper.com/
Dr. Joel Fuhrman: 'Eat to Live', 'Dr. Fuhrman’s Nutritarian Handbook' http://www.drfuhrman.com/
Doug Lisle: 'The Pleasure Trap'
Dr. Michael Gregor: Researcher Extraordinaire www.nutritionfacts.org
Dr. Pam Popper: 'Food Over Medicine' www.wellnessforum.com/
Dr. Alan Goldhamer: For medically supervised water fasting and whole food/plant based eating True North Health Center
Dr. Ron Weiss: Plant based eating program in New Jersey, take a look at the links below: