The Paleo Solution by Robb Wolf – fantastic book and fun to read. The chapter on grains was extremely interesting.  A great overview of the science behind the ancestral approach to food and wellbeing, but practical advice on menus and exercise too.

The Primal Blueprint by Mark Sissons 

Primal Body Primal Mind by Nora Gedgaudas 

The Wahls Protocol by Terry Wahls

The Primal Connection by Mark Sissons 

The Paleo Diet by Loren Cordain 

Escape the Diet Trap by Dr John Briffa

Misguided Medicine: The truth behind ill-advised medical recommendations and how to take health back by Colin E. Champ M.D.


The Wahls Protocol by Terry Wahls 

Brain Grain by Dr David Perlmutter

Not All In the Mind by Richard Mackarness – out of print but see my review here


Practical Paleo by Diane Sanfilippo – a ton of advice in here on all things Paleo (not just recipes)

Everyday Paleo by Sarah Fragoso – a great starting point. Also includes a really useful exercise section.

Nom Nom Paleo: Food for Humans – we bought this for our foodie friends and they rate it highly.

Well Fed: Paleo Recipes for People Who Love to Eat by Melissa Joulwan

Well Fed 2: More Paleo Recipes for People Who Love to Eat


Against the Grain by Richard Manning –  An investigation into the effects of our transition from hunter-gatherers to farmers and the consequences for humanity.

The Other Side of Eden: Hunter-Gatherers, Farmers and the Shaping of the World by Hugh Brodie – a beautifully written book that explores the triumph of farming over the hunter-gatherer. Reading this changed my perspective on our relationship with agriculture, food and the land we live in – a truly wonderful book. With thanks to Professor Scruton for recommending it in his excellent article:
Tally ho! Let the hunt remind us who we are by Roger Scruton

The Vegetarian Myth by Lierre Keith – a fascinating and controversial look into the issue of mono-crops, sustainability and ethical food choices

Swallow This: Serving Up the Food Industry’s Darkest Secrets by Joanna Blythman

Doctoring Data by Malcolm Kendrick


For a list of Paleo-friendly suppliers and products see the Resources and Suppliers page.

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