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This is the ultimate list of health optimization books on the planet. I guarantee it.
It’s been meticulously created from every other list on the internet, as well as my own personal collection.
So if you’re on the hunt for a new life-changing health book, you’ve come to the right place!
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Just use our handy table of contents to find a topic that you’re interested in and dive into a new book!
This ancient practice of bathing in minerals and additives is a fantastic practice to get into if not just for its incredibly soothing and stress relieving qualities.
Bath Bombs & Balneotherapy: The Surprising Health Benefits of Bath Bombs and Ancient Secrets of Hot Springs, Dead Sea Minerals and CO2 Baths for Beautiful Skin, Increased Energy, and Weight Loss
“You’re about to learn how to transform your bath tub into one of the safest and most powerful therapies ever discovered.
Bath Bombs and Balneotherapy is your complete guide on how to use salty, carbonated mineral baths therapeutically to powerfully enhance your metabolism and overall health.”Bath Bombs & Balneotherapy
If you’re looking for some books that cover a lot of different biohacking topics in one book, this is the spot for those.
Boundless: Upgrade Your Brain, Optimize Your Body & Defy Aging
“The book you are holding contains the most up to date, cutting edge information on health and fitness. Ben has devoted his life to researching and testing every modality of human performance excellence. His curiosity is boundless and we are the beneficiaries of his tireless dedication to the newest data on sleep, diet, exercise, supplementation and biohacking.”Rick Rubin
Smarter Not Harder: The Biohacker’s Guide to Getting the Body and Mind You Want
“Smarter Not Harder is not a diet nor a fitness plan. It is a system of targeted biohacks aimed at upgrading your metabolic, neurological, and epigenetic systems. Packed with practical, accessible information on better eating; smart workouts that give you more strength and energy in less time; and strategic therapies to reduce stress and boost resilience—Smarter Not Harder will show you how to achieve lasting health in less time.“
The Awakened Ape: A Biohacker’s Guide To Evolutionary Fitness, Natural Ecstasy, and Stress-Free Living
“Impressively informative, occasionally iconoclastic, exceptionally well written, remarkably accessible in organization and presentation, “The Awakened Ape: A Biohacker’s Guide To Evolutionary Fitness, Natural Ecstasy, and Stress-Free Living” is an extraordinary and life enhancing read from beginning to end.”Midwest Book Review
Almost all of us feel guilty when we pause to think about how little time we’ve recently spent in nature. And we all feel recharged and rejuvenated from spending time there.
Check out the books below to learn more about humans and their innate connection with the natural world, and how you can incorporate more nature into your own lives.
Vitamin N: The Essential Guide to a Nature-Rich Life
“Balancing the needs of time-stressed families with activities that appeal to different cultural backgrounds, and those that require organization as well as encourage independence, Louv strikes gold again… Louv has become a national leader in advocating for kids to connect with nature. His macrovision of ecological health speaks beyond the benefits of youngsters getting dirty. Essential for all collections.”Library Journal, Starred Review
The Nature Fix: Why Nature Makes us Happier, Healthier, and More Creative
“I’m no tree hugger, but The Nature Fix made me want to run outside and embrace the nearest oak. Not for the tree’s sake but mine. Florence Williams makes a compelling, and elegant, case that nature is not only beautiful but also good for us. If Thoreau were steeped in modern neuroscience and possessed an endearingly self-deprecating sense of humor, the result would be the book you hold in your hands.”Eric Weiner, New York Times best-selling author of The Geography of Genius
Biophilia: You + Nature + Home
“Coulthard explores ways to harmonize home and the natural word. She covers proper lighting, temperature, and airflow; decorating with natural materials; beneficial colors and patterns, and more.”Publishers Weekly
The Biophilia Effect: A Scientific and Spiritual Exploration of the Healing Bond Between Humans and Nature
Clemens G. Arvay
“In The Biophilia Effect, Clemens Arvay extends the growing body of literature supporting E.O. Wilson’s biophilia hypothesis. Arvay goes an additional step, offering a multitude of suggestions for how to gain the physical, psychological, and spiritual benefits of biophilia―whether in the far wilderness, nearby nature, or our own homes.”Richard Louv, author of The Nature Principle, Vitamin N, and Last Child in the Woods
Improving your breathing is one the single most impactful things you can do for your health. Since as long as you’re alive you have no choice but to breath, you’d best figure out how to do it really well! From mouth taping, nasal dilators, Buteyko, and all the other techniques, there’s a lot to learn about breathing.
The Oxygen Advantage: The Simple, Scientifically Proven Breathing Techniques for a Healthier, Slimmer, Faster, and Fitter You
“Within minutes you can improve the amount of oxygen delivered to active muscles and organs by changing how you breathe, using the simple and easy-to-apply techniques in this book. Whether you’re an elite athlete looking to simulate high-altitude training or an everyday person looking for more daily stamina and health benefits, these revolutionary, scientifically validated breathing exercises have the potential to maximize and drastically improve your current performance level.”The Oxygen Advantage
Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art
“Who would have thought something as simple as changing the way we breathe could be so revolutionary for our health? James Nestor is the perfect guide to the pulmonary world and has written a fascinating book, full of dazzling revelations.”Dr. Rangan Chatterjee, international bestselling author of The Stress Solution
Jaws: The Story of a Hidden Epidemic
Sandra Kahn, Paul R. Ehrlich
“Jaws: The Story of a Hidden Epidemic is a well-researched book providing unique overview and insight in to a healthcare problem frequently overlooked by child healthcare professionals. Sleep is likely as important to health and well-being as food, but receives little attention. This book is an important read for all professionals who care for children. It also asks questions for possible future research in the field of pediatric obstructive sleep disordered breathing.”Stephen H. Sheldon ― author of Principles and Practice of Pediatric Sleep Medicine
The Breathing Cure: Develop New Habits for a Healthier, Happier, and Longer Life
“The Breathing Cure will guide you through techniques that embody the key to healthy breathing and healthy living. McKeown’s goal is to enable you to take responsibility for your own health, to prevent and significantly reduce a number of common ailments, to help you realize your potential and to offer simple, scientifically-based ways to change your breathing habits. On a day-to-day basis, you will experience an increase in energy and concentration, an enhanced ability to deal with stress and a better quality of life.”The Breathing Cure
If you want to get anything done nowadays, you have to safeguard your dopamine, the molecule that makes hard work possible. If you spend all of it on quick fix media and porn, you’re going to find it very hard to do anything meaningfully difficult.
The Molecule of More: How a Single Chemical in Your Brain Drives Love, Sex, and Creativity
Daniel Z. Lieberman, Michael E. Long
“Why do we crave what we don’t have rather than feel good about what we do—and why do fools fall in love? Haunting questions of human biology are answered by The Molecule of More, a must-read about the human condition.”Gregg Easterbrook, author of It’s Better Than It Looks
Your Brain on Porn: Internet Pornography and the Emerging Science of Addiction
“In Your Brain on Porn Gary Wilson sets out to explain how abundant free pornography is causing serious problems for thousands of, mostly young, people. Your Brain on Porn gives guidance on how to break out of addictive porn use.”Dr Nicole Oei PhD, Addiction, Development and Psychopathology (Adapt) Lab, Department of Psychology, University of Amsterdam
Electromagnetic Fields / EMFs
Explore the unseen world of electric magnetics. I find this topic really interesting, and if you’ve never gone down the rabbit hole I highly recommend checking out the books below.
The Invisible Rainbow: A History of Electricity and Life
“Few individuals today are able to grasp the entirety of a scientific subject and present it in a highly engaging manner, in plain English, without losing any of the details. In The Invisible Rainbow, Firstenberg has done just that with one of the most pressing but neglected problems of our technological age. This book, which as a medical doctor I found hard to put down, explores the relationship between electricity and life from beginning to end: from the early eighteenth century to today, and from the point of view of the physician, the physicist, and the average person in the street. Firstenberg makes a compelling case that the major diseases of civilization―heart disease, diabetes, and cancer―are in large part related to the pollution of our world by electricity.”Bradley Johnson, MD, Amen Clinic, San Francisco
Cross Currents: The Perils of Electropollution, the Promise of Electromedicine
Robert O. Becker
“A fascinating, thoughtful, and accessible account of the emerging field of electromedicine. A timely and eloquent warning on the hazards of electronic pollution.”Jeremy Rifkin, author of The Hydrogen Economy
The Body Electric: Electromagnetism And The Foundation Of Life
Robert O. Becker
“The Body Electric tells the fascinating story of our bioelectric selves. Robert O. Becker, a pioneer in the filed of regeneration and its relationship to electrical currents in living things, challenges the established mechanistic understanding of the body. He found clues to the healing process in the long-discarded theory that electricity is vital to life. But as exciting as Becker’s discoveries are, pointing to the day when human limbs, spinal cords, and organs may be regenerated after they have been damaged, equally fascinating is the story of Becker’s struggle to do such original work. The Body Electric explores new pathways in our understanding of evolution, acupuncture, psychic phenomena, and healing.”The Body Electric
The Non-Tinfoil Guide to EMFs: How to Fix Our Stupid Use of Technology
“I thought this book would be the usual ‘cell phones might kill you’ story… but it turns out it packs a ton of really good independent, scientific evidence. The Non-Tinfoil Guide to EMFs is probably the best book I’ve ever read on the topic.”Ben Greenfield
The Resonance Effect: How Frequency Specific Microcurrent Is Changing Medicine
“A fantastic read! Whether you are a patient seeking answers or a health care provider looking for breakthroughs, this book will open your eyes to a whole new world of possibilities. Dr. McMakin has created the long-awaited exposé for the emerging field of energy medicine. The stories will inspire you and the information will restore your hope for the future of health care!”Roger Billica, MD, FAAFP, former NASA space program chief of medical operations
If you have non-astigmatic myopia or presbyopia (and even astigmatism to some degree), a lot can be done to correct it, if you are to spend the time doing so.
Take Off Your Glasses and See: A Mind/Body Approach to Expanding Your Eyesight and Insight
“Jacob Liberman, an internationally recognized authority on holistic vision care, explains how most vision problems are the result of an unconscious decision to “close your eyes” to emotional discomfort or pain, and how increasingly powerful corrective lenses only encourage eyesight to withdraw even further. By removing lenses and practicing breath- and movement-awareness techniques to shift your perception, you can reintegrate the original disruption in the mind/body system. Dr. Liberman’s approach can help you join the thousands who have escaped from the self-defeating cycle of poor vision.”Take Off Your Glasses and See
I don’t need to tell you exercise is important. I have a bias toward “functional” bodyweight exercise, and I think most people should be exploring this path toward strength and muscle development.
Overcoming Gravity: A Systematic Approach to Gymnastics and Bodyweight Strength
“Commonly referred to by readers as an “exercise Bible,” Overcoming Gravity is a comprehensive guide that provides a gold mine of information for gymnastics and bodyweight strength training within its large 8.5″x11″ size and nearly 600 pages.”
Functional Training and Beyond: Building the Ultimate Superfunctional Body and Mind
“Adam is the new breed of educator and has loaded Functional Training and Beyond with a ton of information not contained in any one text―not even mine. Adam covers definitions, physiological processes, cognitive and neural mechanisms of movement, different training perspectives, and ties all in with historical accounts and applications. I recommend this book to all personal trainers, training geeks, and people who just want to learn about different training methods and philosophies.”JC Santana, author of Functional Training
Knee Ability Zero: Picture Guidebook to Knee Health and Longevity
“Whether you own dunking dreams or simply want to take a pain-free walk around the park with your child’s hand in yours, Knee Ability Zero is your guide. Each exercise is accompanied by photos showing you proper form. Ben explains not just how to do each exercise, but why it’s effective in strengthening your hips, knees, ankles, Achilles and more. And it all takes just a few minutes several times a week.“Knee Ability Zero
Deep Fitness: The Mindful, Science-Based Strength-Training Method to Transform Your Well-Being in Just 30 Minutes a Week
Philip Shepherd, Andrei Yakovenko
“Deep Fitness introduces Mindful Strength Training to Failure (MSTF), a science-based method that reverses muscle loss and improves overall strength in just 1 or 2 30-minute sessions a week. MSTF exercises are simple and effective, and can be done at home with resistance bands and bodyweight, or with the machines at your local gym. Using slow reps, MSTF marries mindful body awareness with proven strength-training techniques to help you become stronger at any age.”Deep Fitness
Body by Science: A Research Based Program for Strength Training, Body building, and Complete Fitness in 12 Minutes a Week
John Little, Doug McGuff
“In Body By Science, bodybuilding powerhouse John Little teams up with fitness medicine expert Dr. Doug McGuff to present a scientifically proven formula for maximizing muscle development in just 12 minutes a week. Backed by rigorous research, the authors prescribe a weekly high-intensity program for increasing strength, revving metabolism, and building muscle for a total fitness experience.”Body by Science
Our feet should be the most impressive and well-functioning part of our body, they’re literally your foundation! And yet I still see “biohackers” and health enthusiasts wearing heeled narrow-toe box shoes, completely crippling the muscles in their feet.
Learn how you can adapt to a barefoot-centric lifestyle, if you haven’t already, with the books below.
Whole Body Barefoot: Transitioning Well to Minimal Footwear
“It was SO GOOD! I read it cover to cover, and will be keeping it for future reference. It feels strange to say that about a book focused on the musculature and bone structure of the human foot, but it’s true. For one thing, Katy Bowman has a great sense of humor, and that makes the topic way more lively and entertaining that I ever would have thought possible.”Devastate Boredom
Simple Steps to Foot Pain Relief: The New Science of Healthy Feet
“[Bowman] brings forward the problems that are seen daily, explanations of why they are occurring, and simple yet productive approaches to solutions and preventions—all to finally dispel the myth that ‘feet are supposed to hurt!'”David B. Alper, DPM, podiatrist and past president of the Massachusetts Podiatric Medical Society
Barefoot Walking: Free Your Feet to Minimize Impact, Maximize Efficiency, and Discover the Pleasure of Getting in Touch with the Earth
Michael Sandler, Jessica Lee
“This book contains special material for children, pregnant women, and seniors, and shows anyone how this gentle, natural activity can literally transform one’s life, restoring health, vitality, strength, and balance, and improving focus, mood, memory, and more. Full of tips and tools for going bare, this is the essential handbook for people who want to move their body, connect with the earth, and feel physically and psychologically more alive.”Barefoot Walking
Barefoot Running: How to Run Light and Free by Getting in Touch with the Earth
Michael Sandler, Jessica Lee
“Barefoot Running offers the only step-by-step direction runners need at any age to overcome injuries, run faster than ever, and rediscover the pure joy of running. Once you tear off your shoes and learn to dance with nature, you’ll tread lightly and freely, hearing only the earth’s symphony and feeling only the dirt beneath your feet. Hit the ground running with revolutionary techniques for starting out slowly, choosing minimalist footwear, navigating rough weather and rugged terrain, and building your feet into living shoes.”Barefoot Running
I’ve only been able to find one good hair loss book, and it’s an interesting deep dive I think you’ll like if you’re missing some follicles like me. *sad face*
Hair Like a Fox: A Bioenergetic View of Pattern Hair Loss
“Standing on the shoulders of giants (e.g., Otto Warburg, Albert Szent-Györgyi, Gilbert Ling, Ray Peat and others), HAIR LIKE A FOX sets up an alternative ‘bioenergetic model’ of pattern hair loss with a focus on the smallest unit of life, the cell. This same context elucidates simple yet effective therapies for halting and perhaps reversing pattern hair loss in a way that harmonizes with our unique physiology.”Hair Like a Fox
If you’ve explored this website, you’ll know I love experimenting with light. This fundamental part of reality can be harnessed in a million ways to better our biology and improve our lives.
Light Therapies: A Complete Guide to the Healing Power of Light
“Plants use light effectively. Why not humans? Would Mother Nature take a strategy developed so effectively for the plant kingdom and wantonly squander it as she created the animal kingdom? In an articulate and beautifully illustrated book, physicist and long-term president of the International Light Association Anadi Martel authoritatively describes the therapeutic effects of light in a comprehensive, reader-friendly fashion, beginning with the nature of light and the ancient history of light therapeutics all the way to the modern, exponentially growing field of science and medicine that uses light as a foundation. The book is liberally sprinkled with highlighted boxes containing little-known facts and fascinating insights. It’s a joy to read. Highly recommended.”Gerald H. Pollack, Ph.D., professor of bioengineering at the University of Washington
The Ultimate Guide To Red Light Therapy: How to Use Red and Near-Infrared Light Therapy for Anti-Aging, Fat Loss, Muscle Gain, Performance Enhancement, and Brain Optimization
“Believe it or not, there are now over 3,000 peer-reviewed scientific studies showing incredible health and anti-aging benefits of red and near-infrared light therapy. Ari Whitten – bestselling author, health expert and founder of The Energy Blueprint – cuts through all the confusion, myths and pseudoscience around this complex topic, and takes you on a deep dive into the science of how to use red/near-infrared light therapy to improve your health, your body and your life in dozens of ways.”The Ultimate Guide To Red Light Therapy
The Vitamin D Solution: A 3-Step Strategy to Cure Our Most Common Health Problems
Michael F. Holick
“Dr. Michael Holick’s The Vitamin D Solution is an essential guide for women and men of all ages. As the leading vitamin D researcher in the country, Dr. Holick provides clear, practical, and scientifically based advice to help you improve your vitamin D nutrition and overall health.”Miriam E. Nelson, Ph.D., associate professor, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University and the author of the bestselling “Strong Women” book series
How do we live longer, is perhaps the single question that brings the most people to the biohacking community. These books explore the mystery of cellular aging, and what, if anything, can be done about it.
Lifespan: Why We Age―and Why We Don’t Have To
David A. Sinclair PhD, Matthew D. LaPlante
“If you ever wondered how we age, if we can slow or even reverse aging, and if we can live a healthy 100 plus years, then David Sinclair’s new book Lifespan, which reads like a detective novel, will guide you through the science and the practical strategies to make your health span equal your lifespan, and make your lifespan long and vibrant.”Mark Hyman, MD, director of the Cleveland Clinic Center for Functional Medicine and #1 New York Times bestselling author
Super Human: The Bulletproof Plan to Age Backward and Maybe Even Live Forever
“Super Human is the tactical guide to longevity, anti-aging, and human optimization we’ve all been waiting for. No more guessing. This is your detailed plan for rebooting your health and living a longer, more vibrant life. A must read for anyone serious about how they feel and how long they live.”Brendon Burchard, author of New York Times Bestseller The Motivation Manifesto and High Performance Habits
Outlive: The Science and Art of Longevity
Peter Attia MD
“Finally, there is a modern, thorough, clear, and actionable manual for how to maximize our immediate and long-term health. Firmly grounded in data and real-life conditions, Outlive makes obvious which actions we all need to take, and just as important, what all we need to pay attention to in order to live a long, vital life. As the most accurate and comprehensive health guide published to date, Outlive is not just informative, it is important.”Andrew Huberman, PhD, professor, Department of Neurobiology at Stanford University School of Medicine, creator of the Huberman Lab podcast
The lymphatic system is an often overlooked aspect of health. Since it’s a relatively passive system, we tend to think of it as being unimportant, kind of like breathing.
However the proper flow of lymph is vital to our physical well-being, and these books will help you keep it flowing!
The Book of Lymph: Self-Care Practices to Enhance Immunity, Health, and Beauty
Lisa Levitt Gainsley
“In this first-of-its-kind guide, veteran lymphatic drainage practitioner, educator, and advocate Lisa Levitt Gainsley explains how to maintain lymphatic health, sharing the five-minute self-massage techniques she originally developed for her high-powered Los Angeles clientele. These simple sequences are tailored to address a number of specific and common issues: bloating, headaches, digestive problems, immune health, anxiety, weight loss, acne, inflammation, and more.”The Book of Lymph
Meditation needs no introduction, however, if you’ve never tried it, I’ve attempted to gather some of the best books on the subject for you to learn and apply this very simple mind exercise to your daily life.
The Mind Illuminated: A Complete Meditation Guide Integrating Buddhist Wisdom and Brain Science for Greater Mindfulness
John Yates, Matthew Immergut, Jeremy Graves
“A systematic, hands-on manual, The Mind Illuminated will be a great help to anyone who wants to completely fathom the process of meditative development in all its stages. Culadasa gives us the full conceptual framework together with complete instructions for putting it into play. In largely Western language,with help from wonderful images and diagrams, this book brings the path of meditation to life.”Sharon Salzberg, author, Real Happiness
Meditation for Fidgety Skeptics: A 10% Happier How-to Book
Dan Harris, Jeffrey Warren, Carlye Adler
“If you’re intrigued by meditation but don’t know how to begin—or you’ve benefited from meditation in the past but need help to get started again—Dan Harris has written the book for you. Well researched, practical, and crammed with expert advice, it’s also an irreverent, hilarious page-turner.”Gretchen Rubin, author of The Happiness Project
Below are a couple of books I’ll bet you $20 you’ve never heard of. Eat for Heat is a strange one (ignore his diet advice) that goes into some cool strategies for improving your metabolic rate.
Eat for Heat: The Metabolic Approach to Food and Drink
“Eliminate frequent urination and waking up at night to urinate. Overcome frequent headaches, migraines, and seizures. Increase body heat and body temperature to 98.6 degrees F and higher. Improve or eliminate anxiety completely, stabilizing mood. Sleep deeper and longer, waking feeling more rested. Enhance immunity and increase the speed of tissue renewal. Eradicate heart palpitations. Moisten your skin and hair, especially dry skin around the hands and lower legs and feet. Eliminate dry mouth and excessive thirst. Lower LDL, total cholesterol, and triglycerides. Increase sex hormone production like progesterone and testosterone”Eat for Heat
98.6°F: Ideal Body Temperature as the Secret to Optimum Health
I stumbled upon this fascinating book a while back and nobody else seems to know it exists, which is a shame.
It’s a super deep dive into human body temperature (metabolism), why it might be low, and what can be done about it.
Seriously nothing on the market even comes to close to the content in this book. It’s no longer in print so I’ve located a PDF copy, there are services that print these if you’re the paper copy type.
Microbiome & Gut
The microbiome is of course an unearthly foreign place full of mystery and intrigue. It’s getting a lot of attention nowadays but there’s still so much about it we don’t know.
Learn just how important your digestive system is, and you’ll probably treat it a little better.
Why Stomach Acid Is Good for You: Natural Relief from Heartburn, Indigestion, Reflux and GERD
“This revolutionary book unleashes a brilliant new plan for permanently curing heartburn by relieving the most common cause of the problem: insufficient stomach acid secretion. The fact is that, contrary to popular belief, heartburn is almost always associated with too little stomach acid, not too much.”Why Stomach Acid Is Good for You
The Psychobiotic Revolution: Mood, Food, and the New Science of the Gut-Brain Connection
Scott Anderson, John Cryan, Ted Dinan
“The hope is that it may one day be possible to diagnose some brain diseases and mental health problems by analysing gut bacteria, and to treat them – or at least augment the effects of drug treatments – with specific bacteria. Cryan and his colleague Ted Dinan call these mood-altering germs “psychobiotics”, and have co-written a book with the American science writer Scott C Anderson called The Psychobiotic Revolution.”The Guardian
Gut: The Inside Story of Our Body’s Most Underrated Organ
“This primer is everything you ever wanted to know about the gut (and then some), chattily and accessibly written in a uniquely Millennial and matter of fact way. An unexpected page turner. …Her excitement about the subject matter is infectious. The fun yet informative black and white drawings throughout are her sister’s handiwork. Refreshingly devoid of recipes, or any self help-y language.”SELF
10% Human: How Your Body’s Microbes Hold the Key to Health and Happiness
“Compelling…Packed with extensive research and interviews, with insights hidden like gems in the text… Adept at explaining complex topics like the workings of immune system cells, Collen is strong on biological and historical context for each point.”Gut Microbiota Worldwatch
Both digital and physical clutter can create havoc in our lives, stressing us out and making it difficult to enjoy what really matters.
Minimalism is an offensive movement against the lazy, lizard-brained attitude we’re apt to spiral into if we don’t pay attention. Free up your space and see if your life doesn’t improve.
Digital Minimalism: Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World
“Newport is making a bid to be the Marie Kondo of technology: someone with an actual plan for helping you realize the digital pursuits that do, and don’t, bring value to your life.”Ezra Klein, Vox
The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing
“[It is] enough to salute Kondo for her recognition of something quietly profound: that mess is often about unhappiness, and that the right kind of tidying can be a kind of psychotherapy for the home as well as for the people in it . . . Its strength is its simplicity.”The London Times
There’s a lot more to “moving” than you might be aware of, the books below get into topics like mechanotransduction and how it can change the shape of your very bones.
Built to Move: The Ten Essential Habits to Help You Move Freely and Live Fully
Kelly Starrett & Juliet Starrett
“Built to Move is the definitive guide for building an all-around healthy and high-performing body and mind. What makes Built to Move so valuable is not just the extensive real-world experience that went into formulating the protocols it describes, or the rigorous peer-reviewed scientific studies those protocols are based on, but its elegant simplicity. Built to Move makes exactly clear what we all need to do, and when, and how, so that anyone can reach their health goals, regardless of current fitness, income level, or life demands. [This] should be (self-) assigned reading for anyone looking to enhance their mental or physical health and performance.”Andrew Huberman, Professor of Neuroscience, Stanford University & Host of The Huberman Lab Podcast
The Align Method: A Modern Movement Guide for a Stronger Body, Sharper Mind, and Stress-Proof Life
“This book is a powerful guide to leverage movement as a potent tool for health.With so much attention focused on the components of the optimal human diet Align refreshingly directs our attention to the fundamental role of body posture in influencing health. Aaron Alexander skillfully directs the reader to an understanding that how we choose to walk, sit, stand and even sleep will either increase the likelihood of illness or pave the way towards health.“David Perlmutter, MD, #1 New York Times bestselling author GrainBrain and Brain Wash
Move Your DNA: Restore Your Health Through Natural Movement
“The book focuses on mechanotransduction, the process by which forces or loads are experienced by cells. Mechanotransduction influences the shape of the human body. All movement and inactivity contributes to what Bowman calls a load profile. Certain exercises strengthen some cells, and if movement is not varied, surrounding cells can weaken. The author suggests walking, as it is a natural movement that helps create the strength needed for carrying the body in a standing position.”Foreword: HEALTH & FITNESS
Nutrition is obviously a big component of health and one of the largest levers we can pull. I personally take an animal-based bioenergetic approach to nutrition, so the selections here will be a bit biased toward that.
Hopefully, if you haven’t been exposed to that way of eating you are willing to explore it below!
The Carnivore Code: Unlocking the Secrets to Optimal Health by Returning to Our Ancestral Diet
“Dr. Paul Saladino is driving an incredibly compelling carnivore diet movement, with a thoughtful and measured presentation that compels everyone to pay close attention. With Paul’s broad experience in both traditional and functional medicine, he is able to embrace the big picture of healing and achieve breakthrough results.”Mark Sisson, NYT bestselling author, founder of MarksDailyApple.com
Sacred Cow: The Case for (Better) Meat: Why Well-Raised Meat Is Good for You and Good for the Planet
Diana Rodgers, Robb Wolf
“Humans have been eating meat for at least 2.6 million years, and it has played a critical role in our evolution. In this important book, Diana Rodgers and Robb Wolf use the most recent scientific evidence to make the nutritional, environmental, and ethical case for better meat—and to debunk increasingly common myths and misunderstandings about the role of animal products in our diet.”Chris Kresser, New York Times bestselling author of The Paleo Cure and Unconventional Medicine
How to Heal Your Metabolism: Learn How the Right Foods, Sleep, the Right Amount of Exercise, and Happiness Can Increase Your Metabolic Rate and Help Heal Your Broken Metabolism
“This book has the important information that a person needs for self-defense against the culture’s medical-nutritional menaces. Readers will want their friends to know about it, and the large amount of technical information in it is so clearly presented that I think it will soon have a wide readership. I really enjoyed reading this book.”Ray Peat PhD, biologist, nutritional researcher and author to numerous books and articles
Nutrition and Physical Degeneration
Weston A. Price DDS
“Dr. Price traveled to hundreds of cities in a total of 14 different countries in his search to find healthy people. He investigated some of the most remote areas in the world. He observed perfect dental arches, minimal tooth decay, high immunity to tuberculosis and overall excellent health in those groups of people who ate their indigenous foods. He found when these people were introduced to modernized foods, such as white flour, white sugar, refined vegetable oils and canned goods, signs of degeneration quickly became quite evident. “Nutrition and Physical Degeneration
The Salt Fix: Why the Experts Got It All Wrong–and How Eating More Might Save Your Life
Dr. James DiNicolantonio
“For decades, doctors and mainstream medicine have recommended that you lower your salt intake, but in this well-researched and surprising book, Dr. DiNicolantonio explains why this seemingly well-informed advice is, in fact, wrong. The Salt Fix provides the advice and the program you need to add back the salt and in the process improve your health and your waistline.”Robb Wolf, New York Times bestselling author of The Paleo Solution and Wired to Eat
The Mineral Fix: How to Optimize Your Mineral Intake for Energy, Longevity, Immunity, Sleep and More
Dr. James DiNicolantonio, Siim Land
“The Mineral Fix is a comprehensive guide about the role of essential minerals in the human diet. It includes information on all 17 of the essential minerals that humans need for proper physiological function and survival as well as the 5 possibly essential minerals that also have an important role in overall health.”The Mineral Fix
The Collagen Cure: The Forgotten Role of Glycine and Collagen in Optimal Health and Longevity
Dr. James DiNicolantonio, Siim Land
“Collagen is the most abundant protein in the human body making up approximately 30% of all your protein by mass. It makes up your hair, teeth, skin, nails, organs, arteries, cartilage, bones, tendons, and ligaments. This book will walk you through everything you need to know about collagen and glycine. You will also learn how to optimally support collagen health through diet, exercise, supplements, and biohacking tools. The Collagen Cure will teach you about the unrecognized role of collagen and glycine for optimal longevity, vitality and anti-aging.”The Collagen Cure
There are several ways people are using oxygen-based therapies to solve stubborn health issues. Below are a couple of books that go deep into the science of oxygen and it’s effects on the human organism.
The Oxygen Revolution: Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT): The Definitive Treatment of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) & Other Disorders
Paul G. Harch M.D., Virginia McCullough
“Inspiring and informative, The Oxygen Revolution, Third Edition is the comprehensive, definitive guide to the miracle of hyperbaric oxygen therapy. HBOT directly affects the body at the genetic level, affecting over 8,000 individual genes—those responsible for healing, growth, and anti-inflammation.”The Oxygen Revolution
Flood Your Body With Oxygen: Therapy For Our Polluted World
“Flood Your Body With Oxygen is “Mr. Oxygen” Ed McCabe’s follow-up to his best-seller Oxygen Therapies, and is the seminal work on the subject and encompasses its’ entirety. DISEASES CAN’T LIVE IN ACTIVE OXYGEN. Proven safe solutions for all the major problems facing our health, our animals, our food supply, and our environment are explained simply and backed up with testimonials and industry and medical cites. Complete explanations and usage of all known Oxygen Therapies.”Flood Your Body With Oxygen
Along with most other energy-based practices, pulsed electromagnetic field therapies are still in their infancy. The books below explore the topic, what we know of it, and what types of devices and strategies you can try on yourself.
Power Tools for Health: How pulsed magnetic fields (PEMFs) help you
William Pawluk Msc MD, Caitlin Layne
“Research shows PEMFs accelerate the healing of almost any cell, tissue, organ, or condition. Unlike much of modern medicine, which mostly focuses on symptom management, PEMF therapy improves your body’s basic functions, allowing it to both prevent and treat a wide range of health problems. With dozens of easily accessible and effective PEMF systems on the market, this is the next major leap forward in improving health to help you live long and live well.”Power Tools for Health
PEMF – The Fifth Element of Health: Learn Why Pulsed Electromagnetic Field (PEMF) Therapy Supercharges Your Health Like Nothing Else!
Bryant A. Meyers
“The two main components of Earth’s PEMFs, the Schumann and Geomagnetic frequencies, are so essential that NASA and the Russian space program equip their spacecrafts with devices that replicate these frequencies. These frequencies are absolutely necessary for the human body’s circadian rhythms, energy production, and even keeping the body free from pain. But there is a big problem on planet earth right now, rather, a twofold problem, as to why we are no longer getting these life-nurturing energies of the earth. In this book we’ll explore the current problem and how the new science of PEMF therapy (a branch of energy medicine), based on modern quantum field theory, is the solution to this problem.”PEMF – The Fifth Element of Health
The world of peptides is a biohacker’s dream, if you’re looking to enhance your life with science, look no further than the books below.
Optimize your Health with Therapeutic Peptides: Extend your Life by Becoming More Muscular, Leaner, Smarter, Injury-Free, and Younger
Jay Campbell and Nick Andrews
“Whether you are suffering from hair loss, healing too slowly injuries, or simply want to up your fitness game after age 40, therapeutic peptides will work better than anything you’ve tried.
If you’d like to learn a simple system for using peptides, so you can optimize your health and feel like “you” again, then this book is for you.
After 14 years of using peptides personally and taking the advice and insights of the hundreds of thousands of Men and Women he interacts with online, Jay has written the go-to guide on Peptides and how they are the future of regenerative medicine.”
Peptide Protocols: Volume One
William A Seeds MD
“Dr. William A.Seeds is the ultimate voice of the peptide movement that is changing day to day medicine. His specific ability to understand the cell signaling process as well as the application of the daily use of peptides is unsurpassed. If you want to deepen your understanding, learn, and gain knowledge about peptides in your practice, your first step is reading this book. I have improved my knowledge, clinical ability, and understanding of how and why peptides work through the wisdom of this charismatic, brilliant teacher. This is a must-read.”Uzzi Reiss, M.D.
The Secrets of Anti-Aging & Muscle Growth: The Science behind Health and Longevity. Insight on SarmS & Peptide Protocols: Build Muscles by Losing Weight, Enhance Quality of Life through Healthy Habits
“The secrets of anti-aging and muscle growth, is one of the most inspiring books I have ever come across. There is no doubt as you continue on this journey with Ivan you will be inspired, challenged, humbled and given the tools you need to take your life to the next level.“Samir bannout 1983 mr Olympia
Recovering from injury, physical trauma, and just everyday exercise and movement can be a real pain. These books are the best in the business for helping you navigate getting your body back into working order.
Built from Broken: A Science-Based Guide to Healing Painful Joints, Preventing Injuries, and Rebuilding Your Body
Scott H Hogan
“Built from Broken presents a paradigm shift in how to think about corrective exercise, sports nutrition, and joint health. Once you see how the system works, you’ll never look at exercise or joint health the same way again.”Built from Broken
Becoming a Supple Leopard: The Ultimate Guide to Resolving Pain, Preventing Injury, and Optimizing Athletic Performance
Kelly Starrett, Glen Cordoza
“Improve your athletic performance, extend your athletic career, treat stiffness and achy joints, and prevent and rehabilitate injuries—all without having to seek out a coach, doctor, chiropractor, physical therapist, or massage therapist. In Becoming a Supple Leopard, Dr. Kelly Starrett shares his revolutionary approach to mobility and maintenance of the human body and teaches you how to hack your own movement, allowing you to live a healthier, more fulfilling life.”Becoming a Supple Leopard
The way in which you hold your body can affect your mood, your interactions with others, and even your hormones.
It’s almost impossible in today’s culture to have perfect posture, but those of us that know better can do a lot to fix and correct our problems on this front.
Body Mandala: Posture, Perception, and Presence
“Our physical structure, often known simply as “posture,” is shaped by the balance of tension between our bones and soft tissues—fasciae, tendons, muscles, and ligaments—as well as by the mental, emotional, and physical stresses we experience. This tensional integrity, or “tensegrity,” along with our sensory experiences, movements, and physical expressions all offer access points for developing fully embodied presence—that is, for engaging the body’s capacity for perception, expanded awareness, and even spiritual presence.”Body Mandala
The New Rules of Posture: How to Sit, Stand, and Move in the Modern World
“Bond identifies the key anatomical features that impact alignment, particularly in light of our modern sedentary lives, and proposes six zones that help create postural changes: the pelvic floor, the breathing muscles, the abdomen, the hands, the feet, and the head. She offers self-help exercises that enable healthy function in each zone as well as information on basic ergonomics and case histories to inspire us to think about our own habitual movements.”The New Rules of Posture
Balancing Your Body: A Self-Help Approach to Rolfing Movement
“Going beyond good posture and movement efficiency, Mary Bond presents a unique self-help program of body transformation. Much of what we experience as physical tension or stress is the result of an imbalanced body. When our physical structure is habitually bent, twisted, and compressed, the body glues itself together with tension in order to remain upright. Bond demonstrates how the connective tissue that holds our bodies together is actually very flexible and will, with encouragement, adapt to new, healthy patterns of posture and movement.”Balancing Your Body
True to Form: How to Use Foundation Training for Sustained Pain Relief and Everyday Fitness
“Foundation Training is simple: no gyms, no specialized equipment, no complicated stretches. It’s a series of powerful movements you can integrate successfully into everyday life—from playing with the kids to washing dishes to long hours in the office—transforming ordinary physical actions into active and mindful movements that help to eliminate pain, boost your energy, and strengthen your body. By harnessing the body’s natural movement patterns, you can be fit, healthy, and pain-free for good.”True to Form
For the brave psychonauts out there willing to unravel the controlled hallucination of reality to form new pathways of discovery and knowledge, psychedelics are on tap.
The books below offer up science, and how-to advice for utilizing mother natures greatest biohack, the hallucinogen.
The Promise of Psychedelics: Science-Based Hope for Better Mental Heath
Dr. Peter Silverstone
“In this psychedelic therapy guide you’ll discover why psychedelics, including micro-dosing, are poised to become standard treatment, in combination with appropriate therapy, for many mental health conditions. They could become standard therapy for depression, for example.”The Promise of Psychedelics
The Psychedelic Explorer’s Guide: Safe, Therapeutic, and Sacred Journeys
“Finally! A comprehensive guide not only to psychedelic use in a therapeutic setting but also, even more bravely, to psychospiritual exploration and cognitive enhancement. We are fortunate to reap the benefits of Professor Fadiman’s years of cumulative knowledge and experience as well as to hear from a cadre of ‘who’s who’ in the psychedelic cognoscenti.”Julie Holland, M.D., editor of The Pot Book and Ecstasy
The Microdosing Guidebook: A Step-by-Step Manual to Improve Your Physical and Mental Health through Psychedelic Medicine
C. J. Spotswood
“Microdosing, or taking between 1/10th and 1/20th of the normal dose of a psychedelic drug is the latest way to improve performance, stave off chronic pain, and alleviate a variety of other ailments like anxiety and depression. Unlike a psychedelic trip, microdosing does not alter your mental status or interfere with day-to-day life. Part handbook and part workbook, The Microdosing Guidebook is your ultimate reference for safely using psychedelic medicine.”The Microdosing Guidebook
If meditation and cognitive behavioral therapy had a baby I guess this would be it. If you’re the type who likes to explore the depths of your own mind, self-hypnosis is a super interesting and often very rewarding rabbit hole to explore.
Strategic Self-Hypnosis: How to Overcome Stress, Improve Performance, and Live to Your Fullest Potential
Roger A. Straus
The classic, best-selling guide to self-improvement through self-hypnosiscompletely updated, with new techniques. Strategic Self-Hypnosis gives you the step-by-step guidance and techniques you need to break down self-imposed barriers and gain full control over your mind and body.Strategic Self-Hypnosis
The Genie Within: Your Subconscious Mind–How It Works and How to Use It
Harry W Carpenter
“Your subconscious mind is powerful and will work for you without effort. It also works against you based on programs and concepts learned in childhood. Learn how to reprogram your mind to override these immature programs. These techniques work most efficiently when you understand HOW your hidden, “unconscious,” mind functions, and HOW to reprogram it to become “single-minded.”The Genie Within
The Science Of Self-Hypnosis: The Evidence Based Way To Hypnotise Yourself
The Evidence Based Way To Hypnotise Yourself is a book written for anyone wanting to learn about self-hypnosis and how to use it. This book is ideal for anyone; ranging from beginners who are new to the field of self-hypnosis, to experienced clinicians hoping to teach patients how to use self-hypnosis for therapeutic gain.”The Science Of Self-Hypnosis
I’ve found the books below to be very useful in creating a new version of myself.
From dropping old habits and forming new ones to seeing yourself in a new story, to discovering your deepest flaws and how to change them. No excuses after reading through these.
Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones
“A supremely practical and useful book. James Clear distills the most fundamental information about habit formation, so you can accomplish more by focusing on less.”Mark Manson, #1 New York Times best-selling author of The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck
The Wisdom of the Enneagram: The Complete Guide to Psychological and Spiritual Growth for the Nine Personality Types
Don Richard Riso, Russ Hudson
“The Wisdom of the Enneagram is not only a clear and comprehensive description and discussion of this ancient personality typology, but also a major and original contribution to its use and further development. Don Riso and Russ Hudson have designed simple practical guidelines and tests that make it possible to determine one’s own personality type and use this knowledge for healing and psychospiritual transformation.”-Stanislav Grof, M.D., author of The Adventure of Self-Discovery
12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos
Jordan B. Peterson
“You don’t have to agree with [Peterson’s politics] to like this book for, once you discard the self-help label, it becomes fascinating. Peterson is brilliant on many subjects. . . . So what we have here is a baggy, aggressive, in-your-face, get-real book that, ultimately, is an attempt to lead us back to what Peterson sees as the true, the beautiful and the good—i.e. God. In the highest possible sense of the term, I suppose it is a self-help book. . . . Either way, it’s a rocky read, but nobody ever said God was easy.”Bryan Appleyard, The Times
Sleep is my jam, and of course, it’s one of the most important parts of your biohacking regimen. You can check out our page on sleep to learn more strategies on how to get better sleep!
Below are a few of the best sleep books I’ve found.
Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams
“Fascinating … Walker describes how our resting habits have changed throughout history; the connection between sleep, chronic disease, and life span; and why the pills and aids we use to sleep longer and deeper are actually making our nights worse. Most important, he gives us simple, actionable ways to get better rest—tonight.”Men’s Journal
Get It Up! Revealing the Simple Surprising Lifestyle That Causes Migraines, Alzheimer’s, Glaucoma, Sleep Apnea, Stroke, Impotence, & More
Soma Grismaijer, Sydney Ross Singer
“This book will explain how your health problems may be caused by the way you are sleeping, and will show you how to change the way you sleep to prevent and cure many common health problems. After you see the evidence, you will probably be as amazed as we are that sleep research has been ignoring this critical aspect of sleep. Sleeping too flat each day may be the greatest lifestyle mistake people are making in our culture. Some of the worst diseases of our time may be all in our bed.”Get It Up!
The Circadian Code: Lose Weight, Supercharge Your Energy, and Transform Your Health from Morning to Midnight
Satchin Panda PhD
“One of the essential factors to ensure longevity is to align your life with your body’s circadian rhythms. The Circadian Code, written by one of the world’s leading experts on circadian rhythms, offers a complete program to recalibrate your day/night activities, optimize sleep, lose weight, learn/work, and exercise.”Valter Longo, PhD, author of the international bestseller, The Longevity Diet
Sleep Through Insomnia: End the Anxiety and Discover Sleep Relief with Guided CBT-I Therapy
Brandon R Peters M.D.
“When counting sheep fails, it’s time to discover a sleep solution that actually works. Reclaim your sleep with a clear program that finally addresses insomnia’s causes and cures and will stop you from tossing and turning. Whether you’re trying to beat your insomnia for the first time or the hundredth, this book is the natural sleep aid you need to finally sleep smarter. Based on the latest sleep research and Dr. Peters’ extensive clinical experience, Sleep Through Insomnia is a proven 6-week cognitive behavioral therapy program (CBT-I) that will help anyone fall and stay asleep.”Sleep Through Insomnia
The concept of something greater than us is a thing I think a lot of us struggle with when we look up at the night sky and ponder existence.
And after spending my entire life agnostic and atheistic, I’ve finally come to see that believing in something greater, a.k.a harnessing the placebo effect. Is real. And it has real benefits and effects.
If that’s something that interests you, the books below are very convincing of the health-promoting benefits of obtaining a personal religion of your own.
The Biology of Belief: Unleashing the Power of Consciousness, Matter & Miracles
Bruce H. Lipton
“I read The Biology of Belief when it first came out. It was a pioneering book and gave a much needed scientific framework for the mind/body/spirit connection. Bruce’s insights and research created the basis of the epigenetic revolution that is now laying the foundation for a consciousness-based understanding of biology. We are all indebted to him.”Deepak Chopra, M.D., F.A.C.P., co-author with Rudolph Tanzi of Super Genes: Unlock the Astonishing Power of Your DNA for Optimum Health and Well-Being
The God-Shaped Brain: How Changing Your View of God Transforms Your Life
Timothy R Jennings
“If you are ready to take your relationship with God to the next level, if you are ready to move closer to the source of all truth, if you are ready for an evidence-based approach to knowing God, this book is for you. Dr. Jennings’s patient cases and illustrations make complex ideas simple and easy to understand as he powerfully documents, through brain science, how our beliefs about God change us.”TIM CLINTON, president, American Association of Christian Counselors
Why God Won’t Go Away: Brain Science and the Biology of Belief
Andrew Newberg, Eugene D’Aquili, Vince Rause
“Why have we humans always longed to connect with something larger than ourselves? Even today in our technologically advanced age, more than seventy percent of Americans claim to believe in God. Why, in short, won’t God go away? In this groundbreaking new book, researchers Andrew Newberg and Eugene d’Aquili offer an explanation that is at once profoundly simple and scientifically precise: The religious impulse is rooted in the biology of the brain.”Why God Won’t Go Away
Chronic stress is wreaking havoc on almost all of us, whether we know it or not. The first step in fixing and lowering our stress levels is to first learn about it.
Why Zebras Don’t Get Ulcers
Robert M. Sapolsky
“Sapolsky succeeds in interpreting technical material in a way that leaves readers with an understanding of how the same physiological responses, so well suited for dealing with short-term physical emergencies, can turn into potential disasters when chronically provoked for psychological or other reasons….The author has a way with words and images….you’ll find plenty to intrigue you.“The Washington Post
Cortisol: The Master Hormone: Improve Your Health, Weight, Fertility, Menopause, Longevity, and Reduce Stress
Wibe Wagemans, Ioana A. Bina
“Learn more about Cortisol, your body’s master hormone the under-appreciated factor that affects every field of medicine. Cortisol is the key hormone that helped early humans flee predators hundreds of thousands of years ago. These days, we’re no longer fleeing life-threatening predators, but our bodies still use the same hormone to warn us about modern threats—what we refer to as stress.”Cortisol: The Master Hormone
Tears and Tantrums: What to Do When Babies and Children Cry
Aletha Jauch Solter
Wait, a baby book? Well, you were once a baby.
And your parents, well meaning as they probably were, stopped you from crying when you should have just been lovingly held.
Althea Solter proposes that infants cry to release stress and trauma, and the composition of tears supports this claim.
Not to mention the plethora of science that has been done on infant crying and IQ, moods, sleep, weight gain, etc.
We’ve all learned to some degree to suppress our emotions instead of releasing them properly. Give this a read and it just might change your entire life!
And if you have or are planning on having children, Solter’s books are an absolute must.Derek Antosiek, Website Author
Tapping is an interesting practice in which a person lightly taps specific meridian points in order to calm the nervous system. Of course, it’s a bit more in-depth than that, but this isn’t the place to get into the weeds about it.
The Tapping Solution: A Revolutionary System for Stress-Free Living
“Nick Ortner has arguably done more to promote the art and science of EFT tapping than anyone else on the planet—and his new book seals the deal. Nick’s innovative approaches make the remarkable gifts of tapping accessible to everyone. This book can serve as the perfect guide for an interested newcomer, the lay practitioner, or the clinical therapist. You will benefit immediately from tapping as it is shown here, and as you playfully explore its uses with others, tapping will astound you for years to come.”Paul R. Scheele, Ph.D., author of Natural Brilliance, Drop into Genius, and PhotoReading, and developer of Paraliminal Technology
The Science Behind Tapping: A Proven Stress Management Technique for the Mind and Body
Peta Stapleton Ph.D.
“In The Science behind Tapping, you’ll come away with a deeper understanding of what EFT is and how it can help you. The book starts with a beginner’s guide to EFT, which includes tapping statements and phrases, as well as helpful charts showing the location of tapping acupoints on the face and upper body. After taking you through its many uses, Dr. Stapleton also explores the common obstacles to success with EFT–and how to combat them.”The Science Behind Tapping
Many people suffer from underactive thyroids, which can in turn slow down the metabolic rate and lead to a cascade of health symptoms.
The books below will give you the tools and strategies necessary to determine if this is a problem for you and how you can fix it.
You can also check out the books in the Metabolic Rate section as they tie in well with these.
Hypothyroidism: The Unsuspected Illness
“Dr. Broda Barnes and Lawrence Galton tell what the thyroid gland is, how it works, the problems its dysfunction can induce. They detail case histories of patients, often thought hopeless, whose problems were discovered to be related to hypothyroidism and were cured by Dr. Barnes’s simple effective techniques. And they discuss whether you too may be hypothyroid, affected by a condition even a physician may not recognize.”Hypothyroidism
Stop the Thyroid Madness: A Patient Revolution Against Decades of Inferior Treatment
Janie A. Bowthorpe
YOU WILL LEARN THAT…
Stop the Thyroid Madness
- The TSH lab test and its ridiculous “normal” range is a complete failure for diagnosis and treatment.
- T4-only medications like Synthroid or Levothyroxine result in lingering hypothyroid symptoms…sooner or later, and there’s a better way to treat.
- We need direct T3 in our treatment, just as a healthy thyroid gives us, such as natural desiccated thyroid or even synthetic T4/Т3.
- It’s about the labs free T3 and free T4, not the TSH, and being OPTIMAL rather than falling anywhere in those ridiculous normal ranges.
Modern toxin exposure is probably one of the most overlooked health assaults we all face.
Our water, food, air, clothing, and everything in between, are tainted with the unregulated mass of alien chemicals made by man.
Spending some time learning how to optimize your environment is going to be well worth it.
Modern Poisons: A Brief Introduction to Contemporary Toxicology
“Kolok…treads the fine line between under explained and exceedingly scholarly wonderfully, filling a necessary void in environmental health and toxicology literature. The major success of this work lies in its ability to impart a fascination in the field while simultaneously situating itself as scientifically grounded.”Frontiers in Environmental Science
The Toxin Solution: How Hidden Poisons in the Air, Water, Food, and Products We Use Are Destroying Our Health
“Toxin exposure is a growing crisis. The Toxin Solution offers a practical solution to a complicated predicament with easy-to-follow steps that show readers how to avoid these deadly compounds and eliminate stored toxins. Essential reading for anyone wanting to avoid hidden poisons, highly recommended.”Steven Masley, MD, FAHA, FACN, FAAFP, CNS bestselling author of Smart Fat and The 30-Day Heart Tune-Up.
Toxic: Heal Your Body from Mold Toxicity, Lyme Disease, Multiple Chemical Sensitivities, and Chronic Environmental Illness
“Millions of people are suffering from chronic illnesses that, unbeknownst to them, are the result of exposure to environmental toxins and infectious agents such as mold and Borrelia, which causes Lyme disease. Millions. Because the symptoms of these illnesses are so varied and unusual, many of these individuals have sought medical care only to be dismissed, as if what they are experiencing is “in their head.” Many (if not most) have tried to tough it out and continue to function without hope of improvement. Unfortunately, their illnesses are very real.”Toxic
Count Down: How Our Modern World Is Threatening Sperm Counts, Altering Male and Female Reproductive Development, and Imperiling the Future of the Human Race
Shanna H. Swan
“Grounded in irrefutable science and laced with dry, engaging wit, this epic book asks monumental questions: Has humanity entered into a fertility death spiral? If so, why is it happening, how far will it go, and when will it peak? Finally, what can and must be done? If you dream of children, grandchildren and generations beyond, you must read this book.”Pete Myers, PhD, coauthor of Our Stolen Future
Food Forensics: The Hidden Toxins Lurking in Your Food and How You Can Avoid Them for Lifelong Health
“It’s not enough to just read the labels these days. In this book, Mike exposes some of the most prevalent, hidden dangers in your food that he’s identified through years of research and scientific testing—you won’t find any of these listed in the ingredients. But he doesn’t just expose these toxic chemicals, he gives you roadmap to help you and your family avoid them to confidently live a healthy and happy life.”Kevin Gianni, author of Kale and Coffee: A Renegade’s Approach to Health, Happiness and Longevity
Toxic Beauty: How Cosmetics and Personal-Care Products Endanger Your Health
Samuel S. Epstein
“Toxic Beauty is the most important book of the decade. As a medical doctor, Sam Epstein clearly understands the causes of diseases such as cancer, diabetes and other inflammatory diseases through the exposure to petrochemical and synthetic toxins found in every day consumer products. This book is a transparent truth of the consumer industry. It is a must read for everyone.”Horst Rechelbacher, Founder of Aveda products
Killer Clothes: How Seemingly Innocent Clothing Choices Endanger Your Health
Brian Clement, Anne Marie Clement
“Killer Clothes reveals the many ways that synthetic clothing, chemicals added to garments, and tight clothing and tight shoes create dangerous problems for human health. Dr. Anna Maria Clement and her husband Dr. Brian Clement, codirectors of The Hippocrates Health Institute, document the rise in health problems that has paralleled the increased use of synthetic clothing fibers. They intend to create wider awareness of the many medical studies-which the media has mostly ignored–showing the harmful consequences to health of wearing synthetic clothing.”Killer Clothes
Troubled Water: What’s Wrong With the Water We Drink
Seth M. Siegel
“There is a national drinking water crisis – a form of silent, invisible violence foisted upon an often unsuspecting public from varieties of drinking water contaminants and polluters. Seth Siegel’s detailed and gripping new book exposes what has been going wrong and what can be accomplished to reverse course for safer drinking water. Troubled Water is a fresh, piercing narrative about a widening problem.”Ralph Nader
Believe it or not, scientists know very little of how water does some of the miraculous and confusing things it is prone to do. The book below will blow your mind if you’re not familiar with the more esoteric nature of this seemingly simple molecule.
The Fourth Phase of Water: Beyond Solid, Liquid, and Vapor
Gerald H. Pollack
“The most significant scientific discovery of this century. What strikes me above all is the elegant simplicity of [Pollack’s] experimental approach. Many of the experiments can be done on the kitchen table, and you don’t even need a microscope to see the results.”Mae-Wan Ho, Author, Living Rainbow H2O; Director, Institute of Science and Society, London
For the ladies out there, you’ve got some great options for fixing what the hubris of man has done to your hormonal systems.
Check out these books to get back into the flow of things.
In the FLO: Unlock Your Hormonal Advantage and Revolutionize Your Life
“In this must-read hormonal guidebook, Alisa Vitti takes readers on a fascinating voyage inside the female body and brain to demystify the science of hormones. And she lays out a one-of-a-kind nutrition and lifestyle plan to balance hormones so you can think smarter, feel better, and stress less. Your body and brain will thank you for it.”Daniel Amen, MD, psychiatrist, neuroscientist, and New York Times bestselling author of Change Your Brain, Change Your Life and Unleash the Power of the Female Brain
Beyond the Pill: A 30-Day Program to Balance Your Hormones, Reclaim Your Body, and Reverse the Dangerous Side Effects of the Birth Control Pill
“Hormonal birth control is harmful to women’s brains, mitochondria, fertility and health! Dr. Jolene Brighten’s groundbreaking protocol guides you in understanding natural ways to address your hormone symptoms and how to safely transition off of birth control.”Dave Asprey
This Is Your Brain on Birth Control: The Surprising Science of Women, Hormones, and the Law of Unintended Consequences
“This is Your Brain on Birth Control validates what generations of women have suspected since the introduction of the pill—birth control is doing a whole lot more in our bodies than simply preventing pregnancy. In this brilliant and witty exploration of what we know (and don’t know) about birth control, Hill has provided sound evidence that is eye-opening, riveting, and a must read for all women and the people who care about them.”Dr. Jolene Brighten, NMD, author of Beyond the Pill
Dressed to Kill: The Link Between Breast Cancer and Bras
Soma Grismaijer, Sydney Ross Singer
Breast cysts and cancer are epidemic at this time in history. The healthcare industry says that the cause of 70 percent of all breast cancer is unknown. Dressed to Kill helps solve this mystery, explaining how one of the greatest threats to breast health is something that women do to themselves every day.Dressed to Kill
And that’s it, folks!
If you have any suggestions for this list, don’t hesitate to comment below.