Required Reading

 

READING & HOMEWORK LOAD

We require 15 books for our NTC & NTP Programs. Students are required to read the texts on the following pages to complete the NTP and NTC programs. Depending on the module and book in question, you will be tasked to read some books from beginning to end, while you will only need to read specific sections of others. You will then be asked to write a short book review or answer quiz questions related to the assigned passages.

We recommend that you budget 15-20 hours per week on average to complete the assigned reading, lectures, and homework. To give yourself a head start, we recommend that you begin the required reading as soon as possible (you do not need to wait until the course starts).

While the required reading is an important component of the program, please note that the video and audio lectures form the core of the NTA’s curriculum. The written midterm and final examinations will only test you on the content included in the PowerPoint slides, not within the required texts.

PRICING

Standard list prices for the required texts are shown below for your reference ($560 total), but please note that actual prices are often much lower if you buy the books on Amazon ($375 without shipping at the time of writing). Many titles can also be found at your local library.

Note that all proceeds from Amazon affiliate links below go to a needs-based scholarship for future NTP and NTC students.

 

BOOK FORMATS

You may purchase whichever formats best suit your learning style and budget: eBook, paperback, hardcover, loose leaf, audiobook, etc.

SUBJECT TO CHANGE

The NTA’s required and recommended reading lists are subject to change; check back to this page for the most current version of the list.

7-DAY DETOX MIRACLE

by Peter Bennett, ND & Stephen Barrie, ND

List Price: $18.99

Formats: Kindle, Paperback

INTRODUCTION TO THE HUMAN BODY: THE ESSENTIALS OF ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY

by Gerald Tortora & Bryan H. Derrickson

List Price: $150.00

Formats: Hardcover & Loose Leaf

THE PEACE PROCESS: ATTRACT A STEADY STREAM OF CLIENTS AND CREATE A THRIVING HOLISTIC PRACTICE

by Miriam G. Zacharias

List Price: $19.95

Book Formats: Kindle & Paperback

HOW TO READ A PAPER: THE BASICS OF EVIDENCE-BASED MEDICINE

by Trisha Greenhalgh

List Price: $49.95

Formats: Kindle & Paperback

THE OMNIVORE’S DILEMMA: A NATURAL HISTORY OF FOUR MEALS

by Michael Pollan

List Price: $18.00

Formats: Kindle, Paperback, Hardcover, Audio

ADRENAL FATIGUE: THE 21ST CENTURY STRESS SYNDROME

by James Wilson, ND, DC & Jonathan V. Wright

List Price: $16.95

Formats: Kindle & Paperback

PUT YOUR HEART IN YOUR MOUTH

by Dr. Natasha Campbell-McBride, MD

List Price: $22.95

Format: Paperback

THE BIG FAT SURPRISE: WHY BUTTER, MEAT AND CHEESE BELONG IN A HEALTHY DIET

by Nina Teicholz

List Price: $17.00

Formats: Kindle, Hardcover, Paperback, Audio, MP3 CD

SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS ANALYSIS FROM A FUNCTIONAL PERSPECTIVE

by Dr. Dicken Weatherby

List Price: $65.00

Format: Paperback

WHY STOMACH ACID IS GOOD FOR YOU: NATURAL RELIEF FROM HEARTBURN, INDIGESTION, REFLUX AND GERD

by Jonathan V. Wright, MD & Lane Lenard, Ph.D.

List Price: $15.95

Formats: Kindle, Paperback

7-DAY DETOX MIRACLE

by Peter Bennett, ND & Stephen Barrie, ND

List Price: $18.99

Formats: Kindle, Paperback

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