Real Resources

Some of my favorite videos:

"Food, Inc."

"Super Size Me"

"Processed People - The Documentary"

"Fat Sick and Nearly Dead"

Some of my favorite websites:

Natural Thyroid Choices

My WONDERFUL doctor!  Adrian DenBoer

Holland Farmers Market

Some of my favorite books:

"The Great American Detox Diet"

Alex Jamieson
     "Feel better, look better and lose weight by
       cleaning up your diet." This book was written
       by the wife of Morgan Spurlock of "Super Size
       Me" fame.

"Food Rules, An Eater's Manual"
Michael Pollan
     "This indispensible handbook lays out a set
       of straightforward, memorable rules for eating
       wisely, one per page, accompanied by a concise
       explanation." (from the back cover)

"Maximum Energy"
Dr. Ted Broer
     Dr. Broer lists the top ten foods never to
     eat along with health strategies to feel great!

"The Sugar Solution"
The editors of Prevention magazine with Ann Fittante, MS, RD
     Get your diet under control and start to feel
     less depressed, lose weight, sleep better and
     have more energy. This book features the
     Glycemic Index for balancing your blood sugar.

"In Defense of Food, An Eater's Manifesto"
Michael Pollan
     "Because in the so-called Western diet, food has
       been replaced by nutrients, and common sense
       by confusion - most of what we're consuming
       today is no longer the product of nature but of
       food science. The more we worry about
       nutrition the less healthy we become."
       (from the back cover)

"Skinny Bitch"
Rory Freedman and Kim Barnouin
     Don't let the title offend you. This book is an
     easy read and packed full with great information!

"101 Foods That Could Save Your Life"
David Grotto, RD, LDN
     A great reference book listing health benefits,
     recipes and origins of 101 foods.

"French Women Don't Get Fat"
Mireille Guiliano
     "Simple tricks that boil down to eating carefully
     prepared seasonal food, exercising more and
     refusing to think of food as something that
     inspires guilt." []

"Does This Clutter Make My Butt Look Fat?"
Peter Walsh
     Clean up the clutter in your house and in your
     head to feel better about who you are,
     leading to a healthier lifestyle.
     (Peter is the host of "Clean Sweep" on TLC.)

"On Writing"
Stephen King
     Part autobiography, part instruction for writers,
     this is a great resource for any writer who
     wants to improve their skill.

"The Dream Giver"
Bruce Wilkinson
     Everybody has a dream, what's yours?  What
     is stopping you from going after it? This book
     will show you how to overcome obstacles
     that keep you from your Big Dream.