The Best 12 Books About Healthy Eating

At Home in the Whole Food Kitchen

At Home in the Whole Food Kitchen

If you want to know how to stock the kitchen, ask a chef. Amy Chaplin applies her knowledge and love of food in a book that’s designed to teach the basics of healthy eating and whole foods. Her section on stocking the pantry goes beyond just what you need. She explains how and why certain ingredients are used. All recipes in “At Home in the Whole Food Kitchen” are vegetarian and many are vegan-friendly, too!

The New Primal Blueprint

The New Primal Blueprint

“The New Primal Blueprint” is an update on author Mark Sisson’s “The Primal Blueprint,” released in 2009. It continues to focus on the benefits of eating the way our primal ancestors did and emphasizes Sisson’s lifestyle laws for health and well-being. In addition to expanded and updated information, the new book comes with updated photos, graphics, and cartoons.

The Nourished Kitchen

The Nourished Kitchen

Traditional foods are making a comeback as people look for a long-term and sustainable way of eating instead of fad diets. “The Nourished Kitchen” by Jennifer McGruther is a guide to eating closer to the way indigenous people did. McGruther offers over 160 recipes that are based around seasons and locations. She also celebrates traditional foods like kefir, sauerkraut, and kombucha that are rich in probiotics.