109: Favourite Books, Documentaries and Podcasts 2017

Episode 109: With this show, I go through my favourite books, documentaries and podcasts that I’ve consumed in 2017. It’s an eclectic mix of stuff, some things that directly relate to health and nutrition but most have no relation whatsoever.



Books I read this year:

  1. Robert Sapolsky Behave
  2. Evelyn Tirbole and Elyse Resch The Intuitive Eating Workbook
  3. Sam Harris Free Will
  4. Hollie McNish Nobody Told Me
  5. Sue Gerhardt Why Love Matters
  6. Milli Hill The Positive Birth Book
  7. Brene Brown Braving The Wilderness
  8. Sam Harris Lying
  9. Sam Harris Waking Up
  10. Mother Pukka and Puppa Pukka Parenting The Shit Out Of Life
  11. Mel Noakes The Little Book Of Self Care
  12. Pamela Stephenson Billy
  13. Laurie Halse Anderson Wintergirls
  14. Ina May Guide To Childbirth
  15. Ina May Guide To Breastfeeding
  16. Katrina Berry Why Hypnobirthing Matters
  17. Iliza Shlesinger Girl Logic

Documentaries I watched this year:

  1. Tickled
  2. Embrace
  3. Love and Saucers
  4. Polyfaces
  5. Betting On Zero
  6. Amy
  7. Grizzly Man
  8. HyperNormalisation
  9. Birth Story: Ina May Gaskin And The Farm Midwives
  10. Amanda Knox
  11. The White Helmets
  12. Lo and Behold: Reveries of the Connected World
  13. The Fear Of 13
  14. Queen Mimi
  15. The Sunshine Makers
  16. The Confessions Of Thomas Quick
  17. Top Spin
  18. I Am Jane Doe
  19. The Witness
  20. Get Me Roger Stone
  21. Nobody Speak: Trials Of The Free Press
  22. Icarus
  23. The Seven Five
  24. Long Shot
  25. Life Itself
  26. Jim & Andy
  27. Weiner
  28. One Of Us
  29. Gimme Danger
  30. Afghanistan’s Opium Trail

Favourite podcasts I’ve listened to this year:

  1. Revisionist History with Malcolm Gladwell Episode 15 The Prime Minister and the Prof
  2. Waking Up with Sam Harris Episode 56 Abusing Dolores with Paul Bloom
  3. Adam Buxton Podcast Episode 57 Hassan Akkad
  4. Conversations with Richard Fidler Episode Utopia, now? A radical rethinking of work, wealth, and freedom
  5. Where Should We Begin? With Esther Perel
  6. You Are Not So Smart Episode 110 Sleep Deprivation and Bias

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Chris Sandel is the founder of www.seven-health.com. He is a nutritionist, working with clients on a one-on-one basis, as well as creating online trainings and products about health and nutrition. He is the author of The Health Trap: Why "Healthy" Eating Isn't Always Healthy which is available on Amazon UK and Amazon USA.

Chris has three free emails series. One is on how to quit dieting. One is on simple tests you can do at home. And the other is his take on the world's healthiest foods.

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