This is a growing collection of websites, blogs, authors, books and podcasts that have inspired my journey in sustainability, veganism and health. I don’t necessarily agree with everything all of them say, but have found them all inspiring to varying degrees.

Organisations & Online Resources on Nutrition

Nutrition Facts A science-based, free public online resource run by MD Dr Michael Greger.

Plant-Based Health Professionals UK

Physicians Committee on Responsible Medicine (PCRM) A resource that combines expertise of more than 12,000 physicians with the dedicated actions of more than 175,000 members across the United States and around the world. Download many interesting PCRM factsheets here.

Vegan Organic Network (VON) Veganic Growing organization that promotes agricultural practices that are both organic and vegan in the UK.

Provegan Foundation A non-profit resource base on vegan nutrition run by German medical doctor Dr Ernst Walter Henrich.

Viva! Health A UK non-profit that has lots of resources on vegan health and nutrition for health professionals and the public.

If you eat a whole, plant-based diet that is diverse, colourful and based on fresh, seasonal ingredients you don’t need to worry so much about individual nutrients, as your body will pick most* of what it needs from the abundant natural sources. If you do want to read up any specific details however, here is a great A to Z of nutrients database.

*) You may want to take supplements for vitamins B12 and D, to be on the safe side.

SHARAN India A group of doctors and nutrition professionals, started by MD Dr Nandita Shah who helps people reverse chronic diseases through diet and has been a great inspiration in my own journey to great health. Learn more about how to reverse diabetes with SHARAN India.

Books and Podcasts on Food, Nutrition & Health

Nutrition Facts Podcast with Dr Greger

Michael Greger, MD and Gene Stone: How Not to Die: Discover the foods scientifically proven to prevent and reverse disease.

Michael Greger, MD: How Not to Diet. The Groundbreaking Science of Healthy, Permanent Weight Loss.

Graham Burnett (2015): The Vegan Book of Permaculture. A great introduction to permaculture design as well as a comprehensive guide on how to apply the permaculture ethic of “fair share” to all beings.

Joel Fuhrman, MD (2005): Eat To Live. The Revolutionary Formula for Fast and Sustained Weight Loss.

T. Colin Campbell (2006): The China Study. The Most Comprehensive Study of Nutrition Ever Conducted and the Startling Implications for Diet, Weight Loss, and Long-term Health.

Neal Barnard, MD: Food for Life: How the New Four Food Groups Can Save Your Life.

Neal Barnard, MD: Dr. Neal Barnard’s Program for Reversing Diabetes: The Scientifically Proven System for Reversing Diabetes Without Drugs.

Caldwell B. Esselstyn, MD: Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease: The Revolutionary, Scientifically Proven, Nutrition-Based Cure.

Dean Ornish, MD: Dr. Dean Ornish’s Program for Reversing Heart Disease: The Only System Scientifically Proven to Reverse Heart Disease Without Drugs or Surgery.

Dean Ornish, MD: Eat More, Weigh Less: Dr. Dean Ornish’s Life Choice Program for Losing Weight Safely While Eating Abundantly

John Robbins and Dean Ornish, MD: The Food Revolution. How Your Diet Can Help Save Your Life and Our World.

Gene Stone (Ed.): Forks Over Knives: The Plant-Based Way to Health. With forewords by T. Colin Campbell and Caldwell B. Esselstyn.

Frank Forencich: Change Your Body, Change the World.

Food For Thought Podcast by Colleen Patrick-Goudreau

Recipe Collections, Food Blogs & Cooking Books

How not to Diet Cookbook

Forks over Knives Cookbook

Eat to Live Cookbook

The China Study Cookbook

The Engine 2 Cookbook

Books and Podcasts on Meditation & Mental Health

Full Catastrophe Living

Chris Prentiss: Zen and the Art of Happiness

The Power of Now

Jack Kornfield

Thich Nath Than

Oliver Burkeman

Sam Harris Waking Up + Waking Up App

Jack Kornfield Podcast

Book on Ecology & Farming

The One-Straw Revolution

Wendell Berry

Churning the Earth

Meat Atlas, Soil Atlas, Konzernatlas etc.

Films & Videos

Toby Hemenway: How permaculture can save humanity and the earth, but not civilization

Food Inc.

We Feed the World

The World According to Monsanto

Forks over Knives

The Century of the Self

My Publications

Click here to see a list of my publications on India, organic farming, sustainable consumption and community-supported agriculture.