Here are links to some awesome books about nutrition & health – I have read all of them and can personally recommend them as having been informative, interesting, and in some cases, life changing. The top section is educational books, below that I’ve listed some favorite cookbooks.

Books on nutrition and health:

The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals

The China Study: The Most Comprehensive Study of Nutrition Ever Conducted and the Startling Implications for Diet, Weight Loss and Long-term Health

Anticancer, A New Way of Life, New Edition

Real Food: What to Eat and Why

The Spectrum: A Scientifically Proven Program to Feel Better, Live Longer, Lose Weight, and Gain Health

Whitewash: The Disturbing Truth About Cow’s Milk and Your Health


Veganomicon: The Ultimate Vegan Cookbook

The America’s Test Kitchen Healthy Family Cookbook: A New, Healthier Way to Cook Everything from America’s Most Trusted Test Kitchen – this book isn’t all vegan but America’s Test Kitchen is an amazing resource for the beginning cook because they explain things really well and offer foolproof techniques & recipes.

Appetite for Reduction: 125 Fast and Filling Low-Fat Vegan Recipes

Raw Food Made Easy For 1 or 2 People

The Natural Vegan Kitchen

The Uncheese Cookbook – a great resource if you don’t eat dairy but love cheese!