"Let food be your medicine and medicine be your food."

Hippocrates, 390 BC

"Susannah Lawson is my favourite nutritional therapist."

Patrick Holford, founder of the Institute for Optimum Nutrition and Britain’s best-selling health author


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How to order

To order a signed copy with free UK post and packing, send a cheque or postal order to Susannah Lawson at The Barn, 4a Whichers Gate Road, Rowlands Castle, Hampshire PO9 6BB. Please include a note of the books you want and a contact telephone number. Allow 7 days for delivery.

For overseas, orders, please email for post and packing rates.

Optimum Nutrition Before, During and After Pregnancy

Pregnancy book cover

Paperback (225 pages)
Published by Piatkus
Price: £9.99

Drawing on the latest research, this book shows you how good nutrition can optimise your ability to get pregnant and enable you to have a healthy pregnancy and give your baby a great start in life.

It also guides you through carefully-devised food and supplement plans – from pregnancy and breast-feeding for you, to weaning and then establishing healthy eating habits for your baby as they grow.

What the press says

"Covers everything you need to know."
Prima Baby

"Comprehensive, authoritative and well-researched. Whether you want to improve your fertility, minimise the risk of birth defects or boost your baby's IQ, it’s definately worth a read."
Junior Pregnancy and Baby


Healthy Pregnancy Cookbook

Pregnancy Cookbook cover

Paperback (192 pages)
Published by Piatkus
Price: £14.99

Part one provides sound guidance on the right pre-conception diet, what to eat and which supplements to take, plus tips on how to overcome problems conceiving and common pregnancy problems.

Then part two features more than 80 easy-to-prepare, delicious recipes that include everything from breakfasts and snacks to easy mid-week meals and healthy desserts. And of course, all of them are safe to eat and will positively nourish your body during one of the most important times of your life - and that of your baby.

Optimum Nutrition Made Easy

Optimum nutrition book cover

Paperback (297 pages)
Published by Piatkus
Price: £12.99

Do you have abundant energy, clear skin, a sharp mind and a happy, motivated outlook? Are you at your ideal weight and rarely ill? This is what 100% health feels like and it’s something you can achieve by following the optimum nutrition approach to health.

Optimum Nutrition Makes Easy cuts to the chase and helps you discover the truth about what to eat and how to feel great. It also includes a series of questionnaires that allow you to develop a nutrition programme that is right for you.

What the press says

"Easy to follow, colourfully illustrated guide on all aspects of healthy nutrition and what a well-balanced diet means in the 21st century."
Yoga and Health

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