A brief bibliography on healthy eating and detoxing


On Juice Fasting, Cleanses and Detoxifications

Anderson, Richard, ND, NMD. Cleanse & Purify Thyself. Book One: The Cleanse. Medford: Christobe Publishing, 2002.

Batmangheldidj, MD. Water: The Ultimate Cure. Summertown: Book Publishing Company, 2001.

—. Your Body’s Many Cries for Water: You’re Not Sick; You’re Thirsty; Don’t Treat Thirst With Medication. Global Health Solutions, 2008.

DeAndrea, Richard, MD, ND and John Wood, ND. Power Cleanse: Good for Every Body, mimeo, no date. (link to the electronic version in this site).

Fuhrman, Joel, MD. Fasting and Eating for Health: A Medical Doctor’s Program for Conquering Disease. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1995.

Meyerowitz, Steve. Food Combination and Digestion: 101 Ways to Improve Digestion. Summertown: Sproutman Publications, 2002.

—. Juice Fasting & Detoxification. Summertown: Book Publishing Company, 2002.

—. Wheatgrass: Nature’s Finest Medicine. Summertown: Book Publishing Company, 1999.

Jensen, Bernard, Dr. Dr. Jenses’s Guide to Better Bowel Care: A Complete Program for Tissue Cleansing Through Bowel Management. New York: Avery, 1999.

Taylor Jordan, Loree, CCH, ID. Detox For Life: Your Bottom Line, It’s Your Colon or Your Life! Campbell, CA: Madison Publishing, 2002.

Walker, N.W., DSc. Fresh Vegetable and Fruit Juices: What’s Missing in Your Body? Prescott: Norwalk Press, 1970.

Wigmore, Anne. The Wheatgrass Book: How To Grow and Use Wheatgrass to Maximize Your Health and Vitality.

On Weight Loss and Healthy Eating

Campbell, T. Colin, PhD and Thomas M. Campbell II, MD. The China Study: Startling Implications for Diet, Weight Loss and Long-Term Health. Dallas: Benbella Books, 2006.

Fuhrman, Joel, MD. Eat to Live: The Amazing Nutrient-Rich Program for Fast and Sustained Weigh Loss. New York: Little, Brown and Company: 2011.

Hyman, Mark. Ultrametabolism: The Simple Plan for Automatic Weight

Rosenthal, Joshua. Integrative Nutrition: Feed Your Hunger for Health and Happiness. New York: Integrative Nutrition Publishing, 2008.

Taylor Jordan, Loree, CCH, ID. Fat and Furious: Overcome Your Body’s Resistance to Weight Loss Now! Campbell, CA: Madison Publishing, 2004.

The Higher Taste: A Guide to Gourmet Vegeterian Cooking and Karma-Free Diet, based on the teachings of His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada. Los Angeles: The Bhaktivedanta Book Trust, 2006.

On Live Foods

Boutenko, Victoria. 12 Steps to Raw Foods: How to End Your Dependency on Cooked Food. Berkeley: North Atlantic Books, 2007.

Cousens, Gabriel. Conscious Eating. North Atlantic Books, 2000.

—. Spiritual Nutrition and The Rainbow Diet.

Kulvinskas, Viktoras. Survival into the 21st Century: Planetary Healers

Maerin, Jordan. Raw Foods for Busy People: Simple and Machine Free
Recipes for Every Day. Author Publication, 2004.

Nees, Mary Helon, Nedra Carroll and Diane Louise Gallina. Optimal
Living Recipes: Cleansing and Transitional Recipes for Vibrant Healthful Living. San Diego: Optimum Health Institute, no date.

Rubin, Jordan. The Raw Truth: Transform Your Health With the Power of Living Nutrients. West Palm Beach: Garden of Life, 2010.

Soria, Cherie, Brenda Davis, RD and Vesanto Melina, MS, RD. The Raw Food Revolution Diet. Summertown: Book Publishing Company, 2008.

Wigmore, Ann. Recipes for Longer Life. New York: Avery, 1978.

Wolfe, David. Eating for Beauty. Berkeley: North Atlantic Books, 2009.

—. The Longevity Now Program: The Most Precise and Comprehensive System for Achieving Total Health and Vital Longevity, 2010.

Wolfe, David and Shazzie. Naked Chocolate. San Diego: Maul Brothers Publishing, 2005.

On Alternative Modalities to Health and Healing

Bordeaux Szekely, Edmond, editor and translator. The Essene Gospel of Peace, Book One. Nelson: The International Biogenetic Society, 1981.

Chopra, Deepak, MD. Creating Health. Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1991.

Jeffrey, H.B. The Principles of Healing. Fort Worth: Christ Truth League, 1994.

Keeney, Bradford. Shaking Medicine: The Healing Power of Ecstatic Movement. Rochester: Destiny Books, 2007.

Orloff, Judith. Intuitive Healing: 5 Steps to Physical, Emotional and
Sexual Wellness. New York: Three River Press, 2000.

Myss, Caroline. Anatomy of the Spirit: The Seven Stages of Power and Healing. New York: Three River Press, 1996.

On Food Justice

Alkon, Alison and Julian Agyeman. Cultivating Food Justice: Race, Class and Sustainability. London: The MIT Press, 2011.

Gottlieb, Robert and Anupama Joshi. Food Justice. London: The MIT Press, 2010.

Lappé, Anna and Bryant Terry. Grub: Ideas for an Urban Organic Kitchen. New York: Jeremy P. Tarcher/ Penguin, 2006.

Lappé, Frances Moore and Anna Lappé. Hope’s Edge: The Next Diet for a Small Planet.

Paget Clarke, Nic. …and the echo follows: an essay with photographs. San Diego: NPC Productions, 2010.

Terry, Bryant. The Inspired Vegan: Seasonal Ingredients, Creative Recipes, Mouthwatering Menus. Philadelphia: Da Capo Press, 2012.



About Viva la Vida! Live Foods For Life

Sirena Pellarolo, Ph.D.--your second chance midwife--, supports women in their menopause years to reclaim their power from received beliefs about aging, recover their physical, mental and spiritual mastery and dive full-on into a vibrantly healthy, productive and fulfilled second half of their lives. She specializes in weight management through life-changing programs that include DIY detoxifications, live foods and powerful transformational techniques. Sirena believes in autonomous and healthy individuals and communities. As a holistic healer, she models for her clients how to courageously step center-stage in their lives by unleashing their unique personal power, creative self-expression and overall well being. Her bilingual programs inspire individuals to reconnect with their bodies, minds and spirits by going back to the basics of a healthy lifestyle: a personalized nutrient-rich diet, energizing physical movement and a meaningful spiritual practice. The seasonal community cleanses and raw food preparation classes that she has been hosting for several years offer a Do It Yourself hands-on approach to healing through nutrient-dense, plant-based choices. She is currently working on a manuscript that captures this experience titled “Detoxing Our Communities: Using Food As Medicine for a Quantum Grassroots Transformation.” She is a compelling public speaker offering wellness seminars in English and Spanish. sirena@vivamivida.com www.vivamivida.com livefoods4life.com https://soundcloud.com/sirena-pellarolo.

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