Jewish Nutrition

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Recommended Reading

I love to read and these books are my personal favorites on both nutrition and health from a Jewish persepective.

The Garden of Emuna by Rabbi Shalom Arush - this is the number one self-help book for Jewish people.

Nourishing Traditions by Sally Fallon with Mary Enig - This is a large recipe book with tons of nutritional information that is right on the mark. If you are only going to get one book on nutrition, get this one.

Woman to Woman by Rebetzin Greenbaum - Practital insightful advice.  I really felt that this book spoke to me and I got very positive feedback from all the people I lent it to.

Digestive Wellness by Elizabeth Lipski - Coming from a functional approach, this book is good for anyone who has digestive problems and is a must for practitioners who deal with these problems.

Super-Immunity for Kids - A great and practical book on feeding your kids healthily for good health and immunity throughout their lives.  This book has very good advice although I would not recommend using tofu and soy as much as the author.

Staying healthy with Nutrition by Dr. Elson Haas - an excellent and comprehensive nutrition book with vegetarian leanings (don't be put off).  It is good as a textbook or for anyone interested in indepth nutrition.  It also has recipes amd programs for lifestages, illness, addiction etc.

Know your Fats by Dr. Mary Enig - This is the book to get if you really want to know the truth about which fats are good for us.

Optimum Nutrition for the Mind by Dr Patrick Holford - this book address eating for the health of your mind and emotions and also mental health problems and behavioural problems.

The Wings of the Sun by Rabbi Avraham Greenbaum - A Jewish perspective on health and medicine, based on the teaching of Rebbi Nachman of Breslov.

Potatoes not Prozac by Kathleen DesMaisons - Presents an effective treatment program for those with sugar and carbohydrate addictions and sensitivities.  Also those with alcohol issues.