Both of these books by Dr. Mark Hyman address balanced insulin as the solution to losing weight, preventing many chronic diseases, and feeling great. Dr. Hyman outlines the seven keys to achieving wellness – nutrition, hormones, inflammation, digestion, detoxification, energy metabolism, and a calm mind – and teaches readers how to maintain lifelong health.
Environmental Working Group
The Environmental Working Group is a national environmental health research and advocacy organization, providing well-researched consumer guides on dozens of relevant, everyday health and safety issues. Examples include a safety rating of 80,000 cosmetic products, a comprehensive list of which fruits and vegetables carry the least amount of pesticides, and a ranking of 2,000 household cleaning products in terms of their environmental and potential health effects.
Grain Brain: The Surprising Truth about Wheat, Carbs, and Sugar–Your Brain’s Silent Killers
This book by renowned neurologist Dr. David Perlmutter addresses carbohydrates and their negative effects on the brain, including potentially causing ADHD, anxiety, depression, dementia and other conditions. Dr. Perlmutter teaches readers how to seize control of their brain function and remedy some of their scariest maladies through revolutionary diet and lifestyle choices.
Sugar: The Bitter Truth (Youtube Video)
This 90-minute classroom discussion led by Dr. Robert Lustig, Professor of Pediatric Endocrinology, covers the effects of sugar and artificial sweeteners on our bodies.