Students are required to read the texts on the following pages to complete their
NTA program. Depending on the module and book in question, you may be asked
to read some books from beginning to end, and only specific sections of others.

Book Purchasing

The required reading materials can be purchased at any major bookstore or online
book retailer. Many titles can also be found at your local library. Note that all
proceeds from the Amazon affiliate links listed in the tables below go to
the NTA Scholarship Fund that supports future students taking the
program. Additionally,, books may be available used through other online
marketplaces to reduce overall costs.

The Price-Pottenger Foundation offers the required reading for NTA programs in a
bundled package along with additional bonuses including free U.S. shipping

(discounted international shipping), free membership to the Price-
Pottenger Nutrition Foundation with a practitioner listing, and three free books.

This bundle is approved for all students that start the NTP Program in September 2022. To
take advantage of these exciting bonuses, please visit PPNF and find the bundle

Book Formats

You may purchase whichever book formats best suit your learning style and
budget, depending on publishing formats available, including eBooks (e.g.
Kindle, iBooks, EPUB, MOBI, etc.), hardcover, loose leaf, and audiobooks.


The seven books listed below are required reading throughout your
program work; please purchase all.

  1. Introduction to the Human Body: The Essentials of Anatomy
    and Physiology (11th ed)

    by Gerald Tortora and Bryan H.DerricksonPurchase Link: amazon.com

  2. Motivational Interviewing in Nutrition and Fitness

    by Dawn Clifford and Laura CurtisPurchase Link: amazon.com

  3. The E-Myth Revisited: Why Most Small Businesses Don’t Work
    and What to Do About It

    by Michael E.GerberPurchase Link: amazon.com

  4. Signs and Symptoms Analysis from a Functional Perspective

    by Dicken Weatherby, N.D.Purchase Link: amazon.com

  5. Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat: Mastering the Elements of Good Cooking

    by Samin NosratPurchase Link: amazon.com

  6. Fortify Your Life: Your Guide to Vitamins, Minerals, and More

    by Tieraona Low Dog, M.D.Purchase Link: amazon.com

  7. An Everlasting Meal: Cooking with Economy and Grace

    by Tamar AdlerPurchase Link: amazon.com