Just Released - a book by Brenda Davis, RD

Companion book by Brenda Davis, RD and Vesanto Melina, MS, RD

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A word about the author

Registered dietitian BRENDA DAVIS is an esteemed expert on plant-based nutrition and a popular international speaker. Brenda has been the lead nutritionist and health educator in the Diabetes Wellness Project in the Marshall islands for a number of years. 
Brenda Davis has written over a dozen best selling books on nutrition. She speaks all over the world. This gives her first hand contact with her readers. Her skill is translating science into a readable format

Consultaions and Presentations

Personal Consultations

Brenda does very limited personal consultations as time allows. 

 Personal Consultation Fees 
One-on-one phone consult – $120/hour
Brenda’s recommendations for excellent one-on-one consults:

Vesanto Melina, MS, RD (Brenda’s co-author): http://nutrispeak.com/consultations/

Julieanna Hever, MS, RD: http://plantbaseddietitian.com/services/

Kerri Saunders, MS, LLP, PhD: http://www.drfood.org/PresentConsult.html

Corporate Consultations

Brenda does corporate consultations as time allows. A wide range of services are available:

  • Staff training
  • Development of nutrition policies/recommendations
  • Nutrition intervention seminars 
  • Media consultations 
  • Product development consultations
  • Group seminars (see Lectures and Seminars) 
  • Scientific writing/editing nutrition-related materials 

Contact Brenda for availability and fee structure.


User Experience

Brenda Davis has written over a dozen best selling books on nutrition. She speaks all over the world. This gives her first hand contact with her readers. Her skill is translating science into a readable format

Tested in the field

Brenda Davis has been working to reduce the harm from diabetes in the Marshall Islands using similar menus plans. Locally the recipes were extensively tested with a group of dedicated recipe testers who made sure that they used whole foods and low oil plant based diets.

based on Science

Adopting smart diet and lifestyle choices after the onset of diabetes can change the course of disease and , in many cases reveres it altogether. The gradual reversal of insulin resistance has been reported with the use of  whole foods and plant based diets that are less restrictive. 

Unique recipes

Foods rich in soluble fiber, such as barley, beans, flaxseeds, oats and some fruits and vegetables helps to stabilize blood glucose and reduce blood cholesterol levels. The recipes are designed to maximize  the use of soluble fiber.

Reasons to buy

Reversing Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes can be reversed, and diet is the key. Nutrition and diabetes expert Brenda Davis share her proven plan for successfully fighting diabetes through simple dietary changes.

Doing it right

Learn which foods ward off hunger and lower blood glucose levels and which ones could derail your progress. Consult easy-to-read tables featuring foods you can eat regularly, along with those to avoid. Understand which nutrients are vital for kicking diabetes and how they impact insulin production.


Over 40 easy and delicious recipes provide innovative ways to enjoy power-packed foods throughout the day,

Registered dietitian Brenda Davis is an authoritative voice on the effects of a whole-foods, plant-based diet on diabetes prevention and reversal due to her work for over a decade as the lead nutritionist with the Diabetes and Wellness Project in the Marshall Islands. In this definitive guide, she explains the series of metabolic events that lead to diabetes and why this illness is so catastrophic for health. Over the last fifty years, nutrition researchers have built upon each other’s work to prove that a diet based on plant foods could reduce diabetes risk and in many cases reverse diabetes. Kick Diabetes Essentials cites the latest research into why plant foods lead to success, which foods are the most effective, and how to construct a diabetes-busting diet that not only gets results but also is simply delicious. In addition, it combines diet, exercise, rest, and stress management into a powerful prescription for health.