Healthy Recommendations

These are a few health-related things that I really love. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to leave a comment or email me at sagan.morrow@gmail.com. If you want to see your book/product on this page, or if there’s something that you love which you think deserves some extra publicity, let me know about it and I’ll evaluate it! If it gets my seal of approval, it will be added to the list.


Welcome to my library!

Better Homes and Gardens Cookbook (14th edition)

10 Steps To Healthy Eating by Leslie Beck, RD

Healing through Exercise: Scientifically-proven Ways to Prevent and Overcome Illness and Lengthen Your Life by Jorg Blech (check out my review here)

Locker Room Diaries: The Naked Truth about Women, Body Image, and Re-Imagining the “Perfect” Body by Leslie Goldman

Nutrition for Life by Lisa Hark, PhD, RD & Darwin Deen, MD

– The Science of Good Food by David Joachim & Andrew Schloss with A. Philip Handel, PhD

The End of Overeating: Taking Control of the Insatiable American Appetite by David A. Kessler, MD

Rethinking Thin by Gina Kolata

The Veganomicon by Isa Chandra Moskowitz & Terry Hope Romero

What To Eat by Marion Nestle

Real Food: What To Eat and Why by Nina Planck (check out my review here)

Looneyspoons by Janet and Greta Podleski

In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto by Michael Pollan

The World is Fat: The Fads, Trends, Policies, and Products that are Fattening the Human Race by Barry Popkin (check out my review here)

– SuperFoods Rx: Fourteen Foods That Will Change Your Life by Steven G. Pratt, MD & Kathy Matthews

SuperFoods HealthStyle: Simple Changes to Get the Most Out of Life for the Rest of Your Life by Steven G. Pratt, MD & Kathy Matthews

Foods that Harm, Foods that Heal: An A-Z Guide to Safe and Healthy Eating by Reader’s Digest

The Amazing Adventures of DietGirl by Shauna Reid

The Eat-Clean Diet for Family & Kids by Tosca Reno (check out my review here)

The Healthiest Kid in the Neighborhood by William Sears, MD, Martha Sears, RN, James Sears, MD, & Robert Sears, MD (check out my review here)

Don’t Eat This Book by Morgan Spurlock (check out my review here)

Flat Belly Diet Cookbook by Liz Vaccariello, Editor-in-Chief at Prevention, with Cynthia Sass, MPH, RD (check out my review here)

The Body Fat Solution by Tom Venuto (check out my review here)

Mindless Eating by Brian Wansink, PhD (check out my review here)

Straight A’s College Cookbook: Quick Cooking for 1 or 2 by Karen Wokes

Apple Cookbook by Olwen Woodier

Food and Food Preparation Equipment
I’m going by brands here; pretty much any real natural whole food is good stuff in my opinion! The list would be far too long if I included all of those favorites.

Burt’s Bees Beeswax Lip Balm (I know, it’s not a food product, but this is the best lip balm in the world. The entire Burt’s Bees line are all-natural products and they’re amazing)

– George Foreman Grill

House Tofu Shiritake Noodles

Laughing Cow Light Cheese

Olympic Organic No Fat Plain Yogurt


– Simply Egg Whites

Traditional Medicinials Nighty Night Tea

Taza Chocolate (check out my review here)

Fitness Equipment
There’s a lot of fantastic equipment you can use to have a “gym” in your own home, so if you need any ideas or want to spice up your workout, just take a peek at this list.

– bike (with helmet!)

– dumbbells (I use 8 or 10 lbs)

– hip scarf (for belly dancing)

– hula hoop

– Jillian Michael’s 30 Day Shred dvd

– jump rope
NURU Exercise Anywhere cards (check out my review here)

– pedometer (I use a basic Sportline 360)

– pilates bands

– stability ball

– tennis racket

– yoga mat



  1. […] my Challenges page and the My Health Philosophy page. I have also added a new page on the sidebar: Healthy Recommendations! Check it out to see some of my favorite health-related books and […]

  2. Wow! What a fantastic list of books! Thanks for sharing!

  3. What about the “Eat, Shrink and Be Merry” sisters? Have you read their books? They create leaner, healthier versions of many comfort foods. I wondered what your opinion on them was.. : )

  4. Oct 14, 2009· Xocai MLM – Cocoa, Chocolates, and a Business Opportunity – A Review of Xocai MLM Company. By Sandra Essexsuperfood

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