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Recommended Reading

Recommended Books

Here are some of my favorites in the fields of alternative and complementary medicine. You can purchase these at the Amazon.com Book Store by clicking on the book title. Titles in red are my most highly recommended.

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Alternative Medicine

Alternative Psychiatry & Brain Chemistry

  • OPTIMUM NUTRITION FOR THE MIND (Paperback) by Patrick HolfordDr Cass’ co-author from Natural Highs did a fine job of continuing where Natural Highs left off.

Anti-Aging and Longevity

Brain and Aging



Chronic Fatigue Syndrome


  • THE DIET CURE by Julia Ross, M.A. 1999. The 8-Step Program to Rebalance Your Body Chemistry and End Food Cravings, Weight Problems, and Mood Swings – Now.
  • THE 20-DAY REJUVENATION DIET PROGRAM by Jeffrey Bland, Ph.D., with Sara Benum, M.A. Dr. Bland is one of the foremost nutritional researchers and educators of our time. Not just another diet book, it deals with rejuvenating foods, detoxification, enhancing immunity, decreasing inflammation and balancing.
  • PROTEIN POWER by Michael R. Eades, M.D., and Mary Eades, M.D. The High-Protein/Low Carbohydrate Way to Lose Weight, Feel Fit, and Boost Your Health.
  • SUGAR BUSTERS – CUT SUGAR TO TRIM FAT by Leighton Steward, Samuel Andreios, & Luis Balart. Increased sugar intake increases insulin production. Increased insulin causes sugar to be stored as fat, and stimulates the liver to produce cholesterol. Such a rising insulin level precedes the onset of diabetes, cardiovascular disease, hypertension & obesity.


Essential Fatty Acids

Herbs and Phytonutrients

Hormones and Menopause

  • SOLVED: THE RIDDLE OF ILLNESS by Stephen Langer, M.D. & J. F. Scheer. (1995) An excellent self-help book for those suspecting or having thyroid disorders.

Nutrient Information

  • ENCYCLOPEDIA OF NUTRITIONAL SUPPLEMENTS by Michael Murray, N.D. An in-depth explanation of vitamins, minerals, oils, enzymes, how each works, what symptoms indicate a deficiency & what health conditions are helped by each supplement.