These writers and doctors have created important critiques of the Food and Medical Industries over the past 50 years.


Elizabeth Blackburn and Elissa Epel, The Telomere Effect, 2017

Gary Taubes, The Case Against Sugar, 2016

Garth Davis, Proteinaholic, 2015

Tim Spector, The Diet Myth, 2015

Nick Lane, The Vital Question, 2015 [about mitochondria]

Raphael Kellman, The Microbiome Diet, 2014

Judith S. Beck, The Beck Diet Solution: Train Your Brain to Think Like a Thin Person, 2007

John Capouya, Real Men Do Yoga, 2003


A) H. Gilbert Welch, Less Medicine, More Health, 2015

B) Alissa Hamilton, Got Milked?: The Great Dairy Deception & Why You’ll Thrive Without Milk, 2015

C) Jennifer Browne, Happy Healthy Gut: The Plant-Based Solution to Curing IBS & Other Chronic Digestive Disorders, 2014

D) Marie-Monique Robin, Our Daily Poison: From Pesticides to Packaging, How Chemicals Have Contaminated The Food Chain & Are Making Us Sick, 2014

E) Michael Moss, Salt Sugar Fat: How The Food Giants Hooked Us, 2013

F) Rip Esselstyn, My Beef With Meat: The Healthiest Argument For Eating a Plant-Strong Diet, 2013

G) Melanie Warner, Pandora’s Lunchbox: How Processed Food Took Over The American Meal, 2013

H) Marion Nestle, Food Politics: How The Food Industry Influences Nutrition & Health, 2013

I) Dee McCaffrey, The Science of Skinny: Start Understanding Your Body’s Chemistry & Stop Dieting Forever, 2012

J) John Robbins, The Food Revolution, 2010

K) Marie-Monique Robin, The World According to Monsanto, 2010

L) Michael Pollan, In Defense of Food, 2008

M) Melody Petersen, Our Daily Meds, 2008

N) Gary Taubes, Good Calories, Bad Calories: Fats, Carbs, & The Controversial Science of Diet & Health, 2007

O) Susan Allport, The Queen of Fats: Why Omega-3s Were Removed From the Western Diet & What We Can Do To Replace Them, 2006

P) Dan Hurley, Natural Causes: Death, Lies, & Politics in America’s Vitamin & Herbal Supplement Industry, 2006

Q) Marcia Angell, The Truth About The Drug Companies: How They Deceive Us & What To Do About It, 2005

R) Greg Critser, Generation Rx, 2005

S) Frances Moore Lappé and Anna Lappé, Hope’s Edge: The Next Diet For a Small Planet, 2002

T) Sheldon Rampton and John Stauber, Trust Us, We’re Experts!, 2001

U) Ivan Illich, Medical Nemesis, 1976