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.
Scroll all the way down or click here to find out more about my own publications.
Organisations & Online Resources on Nutrition
Viva! Health A major non-profit resource 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.
Provegan Foundation A non-profit resource base on vegan nutrition run by German medical doctor Dr Ernst Walter Henrich.
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.
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.
Nutrition Facts A science-based, free public online resource run by MD Dr Michael Greger.
Vegan Organic Network (VON) The British Veganic Growing organization that promotes agricultural practices that are both organic and vegan.
Books and Podcasts on Food, Nutrition & Health
Burnett, Graham (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.
Fuhrman (2005): Eat To Live.
Campbell, Colin (2006): The China Study.
Barnard, Neal: Dr. Neal Barnard’s Program for Reversing Diabetes: The Scientifically Proven System for Reversing Diabetes Without Drugs.
Esselstyn: Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease: The Revolutionary, Scientifically Proven, Nutrition-Based Cure
Robbins & Ornish: The Food Revolution.
Recipe Collections, Food Blogs & Cooking Books
Forks over Knives Cookbook
Books and Podcasts on Meditation & Mental Health
Full Catastrophe Living
Chris Prentiss: Zen and the Art of Happiness
The Power of Now
Thich Nath Than
Sam Harris Waking Up + Podcast + App
Jack Kornfield Podcast
Book on Ecology & Farming
The One-Straw Revolution
Churning the Earth
Meat Atlas, Soil Atlas, Konzernatlas etc.
Films & Videos
We Feed the World
The World According to Monsanto
Forks over Knives
The Century of the Self
Click here to see a list of my publications on India, organic farming, sustainable consumption and community-supported agriculture.