Homemade with Love: Simple Scratch Cooking from In Jennie’s Kitchen ($27.50, 240 pp) is more than just a cookbook, it’s a love letter to food. Sharing her inspirational story, and every struggle along the way, author Jennifer Perillo creates a cookbook that champions the healing power of food.

In The Great Cholesterol Myth, authors Jonny Bowden, Ph.D., C.N.S. and Stephen Sinatra, M.D., F.A.C.C. lay out the evidence that lowering cholesterol won't help prevent heart disease, and then provide advice for lowering heart disease risk without the use of statin drugs. Recent studies and clinical findings reveal that sugar, inflammation, stress and high-carb diets are the real culprits in heart disease.

Kicking Cancer in the Kitchen: The Girlfriend’s Cookbook and Guide to Using Real Food to Fight Cancer ($22.00, 336 pp) is written by cancer survivors Annetta Ramke and Kendall Scott. After battling cancer and becoming certified holistic health coaches, these women wanted to write a book that is a “resource for the woman who has been handed the cancer card—and for the one who never wants to get it”.

The Alzheimer’s Prevention Cookbook: Recipes to Boost Brain Health ($30.00, 232 pp) is a collection of recipes to help prevent Alzheimer’s disease. Dr. Marwan Sabbagh teamed up with Food Network Chef Beau MacMillan to create recipes that contain brain-boosting ingredients such as turmeric, cinnamon, leafy greens, red wine and more.

On Target Living Nutrition ($18.95, 304 pp) written by Chris Johnson makes nutrition easy by following his Food Target. He says that his book is not a diet, but a life change, and he splits the book into three sections, “changing your life,” “the core of on target living nutrition” and “steps to success”.

The Baker Creek Vegan Cookbook ($19.99, 194 pp) is more than just a cookbook. Written by husband and wife, Jere and Emilee Gettle, this book provides easy instructions for canning and preserving, a list of everyday kitchen staples and many vegan recipes.

Real Cause, Real Cure ($18.99, 343 pp) is a health guide to nine causes of the most common health problems.  Written by Jacob Teitelbaum, MD, and Bill Gottlieb, CHC, this book focuses on the real root causes behind health issues, and the best ways to treat them.

Containing more than 1,000 recipes, The Dukes Table: The Complete Book of Vegetarian Italian Cooking ($40.00, 352 pp) is an authentic cookbook emulating the vegetarian lifestyle of Enrico Alliata, a.k.a. the Duke of Salaparuta, who believed in transforming diet to repair one’s health.

Allergy-Free and Easy Cooking ($22.00, 176 pp) by Cybele Pascal, mother of a food-allergy family, includes 75 30-minute meals free of gluten, wheat, dairy, eggs, soy, peanuts, tree nuts fish, shellfish and sesame. Pascal helps you stock an allergy-free kitchen and plan day-to-day meals the whole family will love without ever sacrificing texture or taste.