I’ve been fortunate enough to receive the support of some incredible colleagues for Grain Brain and Brain Maker, and many of these individuals have written works of their own, which are equally important to read for understanding vibrant health. Here, find some of my favorites, which you should add to your reading list today!


The Allergy Solution

Dr. Leo Galland May 10, 2016

Dr. Leo Galland is one of the true pioneers in functional medicine, who has dedicated his professional life to practicing medicine in a way that utilizes the latest scientific advances coupled with the… Read More »


Goddesses Never Age

Christiane Northrup M.D. February 24, 2016

I have been an admirer of Dr. Christiane Northrup for the past 30 years. Her pioneering efforts in the integration of complementary healthcare approaches into mainstream medicine were profoundly influential for me at… Read More »


Whole Detox

Dr. Deanna Minich March 8, 2016

We live in a toxic world. Whether it’s pesticides on our foods, heavy metals in our water, or bisphenol-s in baby bottles, our ability to respond to these challenges represents a critically important… Read More »


Eat Dirt

Dr. Josh Axe March 29, 2016

Dr. Josh Axe is a doctor of natural medicine and clinical nutritionist, as well as a doctor of chiropractic medicine, with a passion to help people get healthy by using food as medicine. Dr. Axe has… Read More »


A Mind of Your Own

Dr. Kelly Brogan March 15, 2016

Today’s book is from Dr. Kelly Brogan. Dr. Brogan practices in New York City, and describes herself as a holistic psychiatrist. When you watch our The Empowering Neurologist interview you will understand why. Be sure… Read More »


Eat Fat, Get Thin

Dr. Mark Hyman February 23, 2016

Today we focus on Dr. Mark Hyman’s new book, Eat Fat, Get Thin. It’s certainly a title that will challenge many, but you’ll find that there’s a huge body of science supporting what… Read More »


10 Reasons You Feel Old and Get Fat

Dr. Frank Lipman February 23, 2016

A New York Times bestselling author, Dr. Lipman has written 4 books, and today we discuss his latest work, 10 Reasons You Feel Old and Get Fat. There’s a lot of great information… Read More »


Always Hungry?

Dr. David Ludwig January 5, 2016

Dr. David Ludwig is a practicing endocrinologist and researcher at Boston Children’s Hospital, Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School, and Professor of Nutrition at Harvard School of Public Health. Described as an “obesity… Read More »


Happy Gut

Dr. Vincent Pedre December 29, 2015

In Happy Gut, a new book that drives home the powerful connection between gut health and health problems throughout the body, Dr. Pedre illuminates mechanistically how gut problems set the stage for fatigue, weight gain,… Read More »


Bulletproof: The Cookbook

Dave Asprey December 1, 2015

Dave Asprey is the founder of the Bulletproof movement and author of the New York Times best-seller, The Bulletproof Diet. I’m sure many of you have been hearing about Bulletproof Coffee. While this… Read More »


Change Your Brain, Change Your Life

Dr. Daniel Amen

It’s certainly one thing to report on how making certain lifestyle changes can impact brain function and disease resistance, and even document these changes on various tests of brain performance. But my guest… Read More »

Go Wild

Go Wild

Dr. John Ratey and Richard Manning

I recently had the opportunity to write the foreword to a book that I believe will be a game changer. Go Wild, by Harvard Medical School Professor John Ratey, MD, and journalist Richard… Read More »

The Disease Delusion

The Disease Delusion

Dr. Jeffrey Bland

I’ve had the wonderful opportunity to read an advance copy of The Disease Delusion by my close friend and colleague, Dr. Jeffrey Bland. And before I discuss the book itself, you should know… Read More »

Wahls Protocol Cover

The Wahls Protocol

Terry Wahls MD February 3, 2013

While Dr. Terry Wahls wrote The Wahls Protocol – How I Beat Progressive MS Using Paleo Principles and Functional Medicine as a way of offering up her experience with a dietary and lifestyle change… Read More »

30 Day Heart Tune-Up

The 30-Day Heart Tune-Up

Steven Masley, MD

Cardiovascular disease remains the #1 killer of people in the United States today – accounting for more deaths than all forms of cancer combined.” So begins Dr. Steven Masley’s book, The 30 Day… Read More »

Why We Get Fat by Gary Taubes

Why We Get Fat and What to Do About It

Gary Taubes

Despite the prevalence of top-notch science arguing otherwise, many healthcare practitioners persist in telling their clients that the way to lose weight is to go on a low-fat diet. And beyond weight loss,… Read More »