Publications:

Books:

Pesek T
2012 "Eat Yourself Super--One Bite at a Time: A Superfoods Journey for the Happy, Healthy and Hungry!" (ISBN: 9781614481676, ePub Version: 9781614481683), Morgan-James, NY, NY, USA.

Pesek T, Reminick R, and Nair M
2010 "Healing Across Cultures & The Good Life: An Approach to Holistic Health" (ISBN: 1111222878), Cengage Learning, Florence, KY, USA.

Pesek T, Helton L, Reminick R, and Nair M
2007 "Healing Traditions of India" (ISBN: 8187474599), Olive Publications, Thiruvanthapuram, Kerela, India.  

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles/Book Chapters:

Walshe-Roussel B, Choueiri C, Saleem A, Asim M, Caal F, Cal V, Otarola Rojas M, Pesek T, Durst T, Arnason J
2013 "Potent anti-inflammatory activity of sesquiterpene lactones from Neurolaena lobata, a Q'eqchi' Maya traditional medicine." Phytochemistry 92: 122-127.

Pesek T, Cal V, Knight K, Arnason J. 2012. "Linking Conservation of Biodiversity and Culture with Sustainable Health and Wellness: The Itzamma Model and Global Implications for Healing Across Cultures" in A.A. Aguirre, P. Daszak, R. Ostfeld Eds. Conservation Medicine: Applied Cases of Ecological Health (ISBN: 0195150937), Oxford University Press, New York, New York, USA. 2nd Ed.

Relph A, and Pesek T. 2011. "Acai, Euterpe oleracea: Rethinking Treatment for
Inflammatory Conditions" J Nutritional Disorders & Therapy,1:103.

Abramiuk M, Dunham P, Cummings L, Yost C, Pesek, T. 2011. "Paleoethnobotany and Linking Past and Present: Maya Medicinal Plant Use and Sustainable Cultivation Strategy in the Maya Mountains, Belize" Ethnobotany Research and Applications 9:257-273.

Pesek T, Reminick, and Nair M. 2010. "Secrets of Long Life: Cross-Cultural Explorations in Sustainably Enhancing Vitality and Promoting Longevity via Elders' Practice Wisdom" Explore: Journal of Science and Healing. 6(6):1-7.

Rojas M, Collins S, Cal V, Arnason J, Poveda L, Sanchez P, Pesek T. 2010. "Sustaining Plants, People and Global Health: A model for learning from traditions in community based conservation and holistic health promotion as implemented by the Q'eqchi' Maya Healers, Maya Mountains, Belize" Sustainability. 2(11):3383-3398.

Pesek T, Abramiuk, M, Cal V, Rojas M, Collins S, Sanchez P, Poveda L, Arnason, J. 2010. "Q'eqchi' Maya Healers Traditional Knowledge in Prioritizing Conservation of Medicinal Plants: Culturally Relative Conservation in Sustaining Traditional Holistic Health Promotion" Biodiversity and Conservation. 19:1-20.

Pesek T, Abramiuk, M, Garagic, D, Fini, N, Meerman, J, Cal, V. 2009. "Sustaining Plants and People: Traditional Q'eqchi' Maya Botanical Knowledge and Interactive Spatial Modeling in Prioritizing Conservation of Medicinal Plants for Culturally Relative Health Promotion" EcoHealth. 6:79-90.

Dunham P, Abramiuk M, Cummings L, Yost C, Pesek T. 2009. "Evidence of Complex, Sustainable Ancient Maya Cultivation Strategies in the Southern Maya Mountains of Belize". Antiquity. Project Gallery. 319.

Abramiuk M, Wanyerka P, Pesek, T. 2009. "The Discovery of a Maya Stela at Quebrada de Oro, Toledo District, Belize" Antiquity. Project Gallery. 319.

Pesek T, Helton, L, Reminick, R, D. Kannan, Nair, M. 2008. "Healing Traditions of Southern India and the Conservation of Culture and Biodiversity:  A Preliminary Study" Ethnobotany Research and Applications. 6:471-479.

Pesek T, Cal V, Fini N, Cal M, Rojas M, Sanchez P, Poveda L, Collins S, Knight K, Arnason, J. 2007. "Itzama: Revival of Traditional Healing by Q'eqchi'" Maya, Southern Belize, Central America" HerbalGram. 76:34-43.

Pesek T, Helton L, Reminick, R, and Nair M. 2007. "Learning from Traditions of India" in Pesek, Helton, Reminick, Nair, Eds. Healing Traditions of India (ISBN: 81-87474-59-9), Olive Publications, Thiruvanthapuram, Kerela, India. 9-15.

Nair S, Pesek T, and Helton L. 2007. "Ayerveda: Wisdom of Life" in Pesek, Helton, Reminick, Nair, Eds. Healing Traditions of India (ISBN: 81-87474-59-9), Olive Publications, Thiruvanthapuram, Kerela, India. 73-80.

Pesek T, Helton L, and Nair M. 2006. "Healing Across Cultures: Learning from Traditions" EcoHealth. 3(2):114-118.

Pesek T, Cal M, Cal V, Fini N, Minty C, Dunham D, Sanchez P, Poveda L, Arnason J. 2006. "Rapid Ethnobotanical Survey of the Maya Mountains Region, Southern Belize, Central America: A Pilot Study." Trees for Life Journal. 1(10):1-12.


Books:

Pesek T. 2012. "Eat Yourself Super--One Bite at a Time: A Superfoods Journey for the Happy, Healthy and Hungry!" (ISBN: 9781614481676, ePub Version: 9781614481683), Morgan-James, NY, NY, USA.

Pesek T, Reminick R, and Nair M. 2010. "Healing Across Cultures & The Good Life: An Approach to Holistic Health" (ISBN: 1111222878), Cengage Learning (formerly Thomson), Florence, KY, USA.

Pesek T, Helton L, Reminick, R, and Nair M. 2007. "Healing Traditions of India" (ISBN: 81-87474-59-9), Olive Publications, Thiruvanthapuram, Kerela, India.


DVD Documentary:  

Pesek T, Helton L, Reminick, R, and Nair M. 2007. "Visions of Healing in India", Center for Healing Across Cultures, Cleveland State University, Cleveland, Ohio.

  
DVD Conference Proceedings:

Pesek T, Helton L, Reminick, R, and Nair M. 2007. "International Symposium on Healing Across Cultures, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham University, Coimbatore, India, July 2007." Center for Healing Across Cultures, Cleveland State University, Cleveland, Ohio.