10 Books To Inspire You On Your Vegan Journey

Whether you are interested in becoming vegan or want to deepen your knowledge of this compassionate way of living, these are the top ten books we feel sure will inspire you.

1. How Not to Die – Michael Greger, M.D.

‘This book brims with valuable insights. Dr Greger tends to rely on the gold standard of medical research randomised controlled trials rather than the latest fads. Vegetarian or not, this book is a great way to improve your diet.’ ~ Financial Times

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2. Get Healthy, Go Vegan Cookbook – Neal Barnard, M.D.

‘A terrific lifestyle guide for anyone wishing to… cut cholesterol, and reverse the symptoms of type 2 diabetes… the authors include tons of simple, healthful breakfast, lunch, and dinner recipes for a variety of palates.’ ~ Library Journal

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3. The Kind Diet – Alicia Silverstone

Eco-friendly vegan actress Alicia Silverstone’s New York Times best-selling guide to eating a plant-based diet has introduced hundreds of thousands of readers to a brand new relationship with food and health. It will inspire you to diminish the role of ‘nasty’ foods like meat and dairy in your diets in favour of superhero foods that support good health and take a lesser toll on our natural resources and environment.

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4. Eating Animals – Jonathan Safran Foer

Part memoir and part investigative report, Eating Animals is a book that, in the words of The Los Angeles Times, places Jonathan Safran Foer “at the table with our greatest philosophers”, and a must-read for anyone who cares about building a more humane and healthy world.

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5. The China Study – T. Colin Campbell, PhD, and Thomas M Campbell, M.D.

In The China Study, T. Colin Campbell details the connection between nutrition and heart disease, diabetes, and cancer. This eye-opening book also examines the source of nutritional confusion produced by powerful lobbies, government entities, and opportunistic scientists. The New York Times has recognized the study as the “Grand Prix of epidemiology” and the “most comprehensive large study ever undertaken of the relationship between diet and the risk of developing disease.”

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6. Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease – Caldwell B Esselstyn Jr, M.D.

‘This powerful program will make you virtually heart-attack proof. Based on decades of research, Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn has shown not only how to prevent heart disease, but how to reverse it-even for people who have been affected for many years. I strongly recommend this important book.’ Neal D. Barnard, M.D., President, Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine.

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7. The End of Animal Farming – Jacy Reese

The End of Animal Farming outlines a strategic roadmap to a humane, ethical, and efficient food system in which slaughterhouses are obsolete. It is not a scolding treatise or a prescription for an ascetic diet, but rather an invitation to consider one of the most important and transformational social movements of the coming decades.

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8. Why We Love Dogs, Eat Pigs, and Wear Cows – Melanie Joy, PhD

Social psychologist Melanie Joy explores the many ways we numb ourselves and disconnect from our natural empathy for farmed animals. She coins the term “carnism” to describe the belief system that has conditioned us to eat certain animals and not others.

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9. Ageless Vegan: The Secret to Living a Long and Healthy Plant-Based Life – Tracy McQuirter

Longtime vegan and author of By Any Greens Necessary offers a plan and recipes to harness the power of a vegan diet for longevity, health, and beauty.

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10. How to Create a Vegan World: A Pragmatic Approach – Tobias Leenhaert

How to Create a Vegan World contains many valuable ideas and insights for both budding advocates for animals and seasoned activists, organizational leaders, and even entrepreneurs.

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