Nutrition Resources

Check out these nutrition books, websites, documentaries, podcasts, cooking classes, book tours, art

Nutrition Books

Put Your Heart in Your Mouth by Dr. Natasha Campbell-McBride MD

Why Stomach Acid is Good for You by Jonathan V Wright, MD and Lane Lenard, PhD

The Big Fat Surprise: Why Butter, Meat & Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet by Nina Teicholz

Food - What the Heck Should I Eat? by Dr. Mark Hyman

Nourishing Traditions by Sally Fallon

Nutrition and Physical Degeneration by Weston A Price, DDS

Paleo Principles by Sarah Ballantyne, PhD

Nutritional Medicine (Second Edition) 2017 by Alan Gaby

A-Z Guide to Drug-Herb-Vitamin Interactions by Alan Gaby

Signs and Symptoms Analysis by Dicken Weatherby, ND

Herbal ABC's The Foundation of Herbal Medicine by Dr. Sharol Tilgner

The Herbal Kitchen - Kami McBride

The Blood Sugar Solution by Dr. Mark Hyman

Vitamin K2 and the Calcium Paradox: How a Little Known Vitamin Could Save Your Life by Kate Rheaume-Bleue

The Mercury Detoxification Manual by Dr. Andy Cutler and Rebecca Rust Lee

The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science by J. Kenji Lopez-Alt

The Flavor Bible by Andrew Dornenburg and Karen Page

Nutritional Support for Psychiatric Drug Withdrawal by Chaya Grossberg

Why Isn't My Brain Working? by Dr. Datis Kharrazian


Online Nutrition Resources

Academy of Culinary Nutrition with Meghan Telpner

Dr. Natasha Campbell-McBride 

The Weston A. Price Foundation

The Wahl's Protocol - healing autoimmune conditions

Dr. Axe - Food is Nutrition

The Diabetes and Blood Sugar Coach - Dr. Brian Mowll

Dr. Mark Hyman - Functional Medicine

Chris Masterjohn

Nutritional Therapy Association


Documentaries on Netflix, Amazon Prime, available in some libraries and on other venues

-The Magic Pill

-Hungry for Change

-Sustainable

-Heal

-Is Sugar the New Fat?

-Food Matters

-In Defense of Food

-Sustainable

-What the Health

-Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat

-The Paleo Way

-Rotten

-Food Inc

-Sugar: The Bitter Truth – Robert Lustig

-OMG GMO

-Fed Up

-Townsends 18th Century Cooking YouTube Channel

-The Healing Effect


Podcasts

The NuTritional Pearls Podcast

Today is The Day - with Meghan Telpner and Josh Gitalis

Book Larder Podcast


SIBO - Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth

SIBO Part 1 What is SIBO with Phoebe

SIBO Part 2 SIBO Treatment with  Phoebe

SIBO Part 3 Best Diet and Lifestyle Changes to Prevent Relapse with Phoebe

Treatment of SIBO with Dr. Allison Siebecker

SIBO and LIBO and the hydrogen sulfide factor with Dr. Nirala Jacobi

Hydrogen-Sulfide SIBO


Crohn's Disease

How Meghan Telpher Healed from Crohn"s Disease


Irritable Bowel Disease - IBD

IBD with Dr. Axe


Online Nutrition Websites with Recipes and Information

Eating Well 

Simply Real Health - recipes, fitness and more


Paleo

Against All Grain with Danielle Walker

The Spunky Coconut 

He Won't Know It's Paleo

Balanced Bites

Paleo Leap

The Paleo Mom with Sarah Ballantyne, PhD

Paleo Cupboard

Food By Mars


Autoimmune Protocol - AIP

Autoimmune Wellness 

Unbound Wellness with Michelle Hoover

Healing Family Eats with Kate

Food By Mars


Histamine Intolerance

Fact vs Fitness with Anita Tee


The Elimination Diet

Nourishing Meals with Alissa Segersten


FODMAP

Introduction and Beginner's Guide to the FODMAP Diet

Beginner's Guide to FODMAP

Testing FODMAPS - The reintroduction phase

FODMAP Recipe Book


Dairy Free

Go Dairy Free


Online Meal Planning

Modern Meal


Online Delivery Meals

Paleo On the Go  (Also has AIP, Keto and Whole 30 meals)


Personal Chef Service

The Secret Ingredient - Seattle


Herbs

Living Awareness Herbal Remedies and Healthy Living - Kami McBride

Learning Herbs

The Herbal Academy


Gardening

The Garden Hotline


Tracking Macro and Micronutrients

Cronometer

My Fitness Pal


Cooking Classes in Seattle

Book Larder - a community cookbook store in Seattle's Fremont neighborhood

The Pantry - cooking classes and more in Seattle's Ballard neighborhood

PCC Cooking Classes

Tilth Alliance Cooking and Nutrition Education in Seattle


Cooking and Nutrition Education Classes for Kids in and around Seattle

Green Plate Special - 4th through 8th graders in Seattle

Tilth Alliance in Seattle

21 Acres Youth Cooking Classes and Farm Camps in Woodinville

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Nutrition Articles

How to Maintain Blood Sugar Balance

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An article on Dr. Axe's site shares that elevated blood sugar levels maintained for an extended period of time can push someone who is “prediabetic” into having full-blown diabetes (which now affects about one in every three adults in the U.S.) Even for people who aren’t necessarily at a high risk for developing diabetes or heart complications, poorly managed blood sugar can lead to common complications, including fatigue, weight gain and sugar cravings. In extreme cases, elevated blood sugar can even contribute to strokes, amputations, coma and death in people with a history of insulin resistance.

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Zinc Benefits for Digestion and More

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Zinc supports the immune system, aids in nutrient absorption and digestion, acts as an antioxidant to help fight cancer, balance hormones, fight diabetes, supports heart health, prevents diarrhea, aides in fertility, supports the liver, and supports muscle growth and repair. 

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The Best Foods for Producing Short Chain Fatty Acids

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Learn the importance of short chain fatty acids and which foods help produce of them.

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Understanding Diets

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Amino Acids and Proteins

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Hydrochloric Acid or Stomach Acid Deficiency and How this Affects Digestion

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Is Corn Healthy?

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Poor Digestion and Weight Gain

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What's the Difference Between Starchy and Non-starchy vegetables

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Saturated Fats: Separating Myth vs Reality

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The Benefits and Truth About Monounsaturated Fats

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Polyunsaturated Fats: Supports the Heart, Brain and Eyes

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What are Triglycerides and Why are They Important

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Guide to Complex Carbohydrates

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Good Carbs vs Bad Carbs

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Improper Digestion Cause for Disease

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This article is just missing that digestion starts in the brain. The sight, smell and thought of food can trigger the brain to stimulate saliva in the mouth. And the state we are in can affect how nutrients are absorbed. Being in a parasympathetic, calm state is ideal for optimal digestion. 

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How Your Digestive System Works

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This article is just missing that digestion starts in the brain. The sight, smell and thought of food can trigger the brain to stimulate saliva in the mouth. And the state we are in can affect how nutrients are absorbed. Being in a parasympathetic, calm state is ideal for optimal digestion. 

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What is Xanthum Gum and Guar Gum and is it Bad for You?

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Xanthum Gum and Is It Bad for You?

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Why You Should Not Use Canola Oil

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What is Hydrolyzed Collagen?

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Chronic Inflammation at the Root or Most Diseases and How Can Diet Help?

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Good Fiber, Bad Fiber, How the Different Types Affect You

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Why is Blood Sugar Regulation Important?

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What is Metabolic Syndrome and How Can You Heal From It?

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The Importance of Staying Hydrated with Water

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There are a lot of recommendations on how much water you should drink. Remember everyone is different, so it is important to listen to your body to learn how much you need each day, which can change depending on your activity level, the foods you eat, which also contain water, the water source, and whether or not you are absorbing the water. 

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Constipation and What to Do About It

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There are natural ways to help relieve constipation, such as adding more movement in your day, eliminating or adding different foods, drinking more water and more. 

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A Beginner's Guide to a Low Glycemic Diet

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Glycemic Index: Determining High vs Low Glycemic Foods

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Does the Gut Microbiome Play a Role in Autoimmune Conditions? The Three Legged Stool Theory

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If you have a relative that has diabetes or rheumatoid arthritis, this does not determine your fate. Research is finding that three essential factors increase the risk of developing an autoimmune condition and, therefore, you have more control over prevention.

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What is Microbiome?

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Is Organic Better?

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How To Get Rid of a Migraine Naturally

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Headache Types, Causes and 14 Natural Remedies

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Which Cooking Oils are Good and Which are Bad?

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When it comes to healthy cooking oils, it may seem like there are endless options to choose from. Navigating the cooking aisle can be a daunting task on its own, and selecting which cooking oil is the best fit when it comes to your recipe can make it even more challenging. With so many factors to consider — from smoke point to flavor to nutritional content and beyond — even looking at a complete cooking oils list can be incredibly overwhelming.

So what is the healthiest oil to cook with and which ones should you nix from your kitchen cabinet altogether? Let’s find out.

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Natural Remedies for Coronary Heart Disease

Coronary Heart Disease and Nutrition

What is heart disease caused by, and what does this tell us about how to prevent it? Most cardiovascular disorders are related to elevated inflammation levels — so, as you’ll learn, by reducing inflammation, the root of most disease, you can place your body in a state that is conducive to healing.


Here’s the good news for those struggling with heart disease: adjusting your diet, reducing stress levels and regularly exercising are all ways you can naturally control inflammation, and therefore are beneficial for treating and preventing coronary heart disease. And as you’ll more about below, there are many whole foods that are available in common grocery stores that can help protect your heart, as well as lower your risk for developing various forms of chronic diseases in the future.

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What is Leaky Gut and How Can Nutrition Help?

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What is Dysbiosis?

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What is SIBO - Small Intestinal Bacteria Overgrowth?

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What is IBS - Irritable Bowel Syndrome?

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What is IBD - Irritable Bowel Disease?

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What is Hashimoto's Disease?

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Hashimoto’s disease, also called chronic lymphocytic thyroiditis or simply Hashimoto’s, is an autoimmune disorder, which means the immune system is producing antibodies that are attacking the body’s own healthy tissue, and in the process negatively impacting functions of the thyroid gland.


The good news is nutrition can be a huge piece in returning to normal thyroid function. 

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Hypothyroidism - Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

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Hypothyroidism is a condition in which the thyroid gland is underactive and doesn’t properly make or release thyroid hormones. The thyroid gland normally releases many crucial hormones that travel through the bloodstream to reach receptors found throughout the whole body. So a disturbance in thyroid function can cause widespread, noticeable health problems. The good news is nutrition can help. 

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