Bookstore for Wholistic Nutrition

Reading List for the Wholistic Nutrition Program

Our booklist represents a number of required books from our Wholistic Nutrition Program, as well as a few old favorites and others we recommend for students in the Wholistic Nutrition Program. Students should check with the school office for the most current booklist requirements for their group before purchasing books. Instructors may make changes to required books as class times approach.

Healing with the Herbs of Life

The Slow Down Diet

The Omnivore’s Dilemma

The Tao of Healthy Eating

Real Food: What to Eat and Why

Health at Every Size

Staying Healthy With Nutrition

Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation

Nourishing Wisdom: A Mind-Body Approach to Nutrition and Well-Being

Additional Resources

You will also need “Helping Ourselves,” by Daverick Leggett. You may find it on “Counseling Tips for Nutrition Therapists” by Molly Kellogg may be available at For “Clinical Nutrition: A Functional Approach,” see If any of the books on this page are not available through Powell’s Books at the time you are looking for them, you can check

Art of Simple Food: Notes, Lessons, and Recipes from a Delicious Revolution

Nourishing Traditions

A-Z Guide to Drug-Herb-Vitamin Interactions

The Obesity Myth

Ultra Metabolism

The Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine

Traditional Acupuncture: The Law of Five Elements

Food Energetics: The Spiritual, Emotional and Nutritional Power of What We Eat

Feeding the Whole Family: Recipes for Babies, Young Children, and Their Parents

An Evidence-Based Approach to Vitamins and Mineraks: Health Benefits and Intake Recommendations

Recipes for Self-Healing

Prescription for Nutritional Healing

Live in the Balance: The Ground-Breaking East-West Nutrition Program

Art of Fermentation: An In-Depth Exploration of Essential Concepts and Processes from Around the World

The Real Vitamin & Mineral Book

The Okinawa Program

Farmacology: Total Health from the Ground Up

Prescription for Herbal Healing

Food Politics: How the Food Industry Influences Nutrition and Health

Mindful Eating: A Guide to Rediscovering a Healthy and Joyful Relationship with Food

The New Whole Foods Encyclopedia