Prescription Food: My Recommended Book List

by Elizabeth Gilhuly, Contributor, Health Lifestyle Coach

1. Back to Eden: The Classic Guide to Herbal Medicine, Natural Foods and Home Remedies since 1939 by Jethro Kloss, and companion book, The Back to Eden Cookbook.

This A-Z guide to natural remedies is filled with age-old advice from early holistic health practitioner, herbalist and food scientist, Jethro Kloss. He healed many from devastating illnesses with nutritious food and herbs, believing all we need for health maintenance is provided by the Earth.

2. School of Natural Healing by Dr. John R. Christopher

The compilation reference book of the knowledge of Dr. John Raymond Christopher, ND (Naturopathic Doctor), MH (Master Herbalist), founder of the acclaimed school for herbalism, The School of Natural Healing. He believed we should all have the knowledge to property care for our own bodies.

3. The Sacred Cookbook: Forgotten Healing Recipes of the Ancients by Nick Polizzi

An intriguing collection of ancient cultural dishes, making this a very unique and well-researched recipe book. Featured culinary traditions include: Amazonian, Aztec, Berber, Celtic, Cree, Druid, Egyptian, Essene, Incan Maori, Mayan, Mesopotamian, Quechuan and Roman, as well as Caribbean, Chinese, French, Indian, Irish, Japanese... If you're in search of generations-old recipes, this is the book.