Hope everyone had a nice Memorial Day! 

Let’s talk about books today..

Here’s a fun fact: My husband gets annoyed when I buy a new book to read. Why? I sit down (typically with a cup of coffee or mug of tea), crack it open then shove my nose directly into the pages and say, “MMM… I LOVE the smell of a new book.”

Literally.

Every.

Time.

And what does my husband say? “I KNOW!!!!!!! GEEZ!!! You’re so weird!” He’s a techy type that would rather download the book on his phone, which is unimaginable to me. Isn’t it funny how opposites attract? It’s hard to get that new book smell when sniffing a download. 😉

I LOVE the smell of a brand new book. Call me crazy but it’s the most comforting yet exciting smell. Maybe it’s because my mind knows it’s about to get lost in either a good story or lots of knowledge. Just sitting there for hours, reading, underlining, dog-earing the pages,  making mental notes.. it’s addictive!

If you’re like me then this post is for you.

Here is a list of the BEST books you can purchase when it comes to healing your body through nutrition, particularly via the Autoimmune Protocol (or Paleo) Diet. (What is AIP?)

Posting tried and true resources like this is important to me because it’s essential to know who the actual experts are. I’m being real when I say, the things I post about are through my experience only! So when you have questions that need to be answered or an absence of knowledge in a particular area of health, it’s safest to learn from ACTUAL experts but gain inspiration and motivation from people, like bloggers, who share their health stories – like me! ♥

The books outlined below can help you reverse your autoimmune disease, live a better life, and heal yourself. You CAN take control of your health. You CAN feel better. You CAN (in many cases) become medication free.

And all thanks to what you eat!  


The Paleo Approach by Dr. Sarah Ballantyne, PhD

The Paleo Approach is the first book ever to explain how to adapt the Paleo diet and lifestyle to bring about a full recovery. Read it to learn why foods marketed as “healthy”—such as whole grains, soy, and low-fat dairy—can contribute to the development of autoimmune conditions. Discover what you can eat to calm your immune system, reduce inflammation, and help your body heal itself. Find out which simple lifestyle changes—along with changes in diet—will make the biggest difference for your health.” [Read More]

Paleo Principles by Dr. Sarah Ballantyne, PhD

“The Paleo diet is a nutrient-dense, anti-inflammatory whole-foods diet based on eating a variety of quality vegetables, meats, seafood, fruits, eggs, nuts, seeds, healthy fats, herbs, and spices. It is clinically proven to improve health by providing complete and balanced nutrition while omitting most processed and refined foods.” [Read More]

The Healing Kitchen by Alaena Haber, MS, OTR & Dr. Sarah Ballantyne, PhD

“Armed with more than 175 budget-friendly, quick and easy recipes made with everyday ingredients, you get to minimize time and effort preparing healthful foods without sacrificing flavor! Straightforward explanations and a comprehensive collection of visual guides will teach you which foods are the best choices to mitigate chronic illnesses, including autoimmune disease.” [Read More]

The Autoimmune Wellness Handbook by Mickey Trescott & Angie Alt

The Autoimmune Wellness Handbook, is a comprehensive guide to living healthfully with autoimmune disease. While conventional medicine is limited to medication or even surgical fixes, Trescott and Alt introduce a complementary solution that focuses on seven key steps to recovery: inform, collaborate, nourish, rest, breathe, move, and connect.” [Read More]


The Autoimmune Paleo Cookbook by Mickey Trescott

“Autoimmune diseases are now epidemic, with modern science offering those who are diagnosed limited solutions. Given this, many people suffering from these conditions have searched for alternatives using nutrition and lifestyle changes. In The Autoimmune Paleo Cookbook, Mickey Trescott provides a resource for those looking to embark on the Autoimmune Protocol” [Read More]

If you have read these book before, go ahead and give us your thoughts by commenting below!

OR even recommend others. I’d love to add to this list! ♥

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Jordan

As someone who struggles with thyroid disease, emotional and mental health, Jordan knows that a healthy lifestyle is forever a work in progress but completely crucial to her well being. She is eager to share her experiences in order to help you navigate the health, fitness and food industry and guide you toward success through healthy habits. Her goal is for you to enjoy wellness from the inside out! ♥

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I have the first 2 and I love them!

Noelle Lynne
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These are great suggestions and all going in my Amazon cart for my Mom, as she has an autoimmune disease.