Eating habits may often lead to being bloated or feeling depleted of energy. Doctor Norman Boeve has witnessed the strain obesity contributes to a person’s skeletal system and overall health. “Everything you put in your mouth works toward either health or disease. Think ‘Is this bad for me’?”

Doctor Boeve is a retired orthopedic surgeon who now publishes and presents the importance of choosing to perform for the prevention of disease and injury. Below are 18 diet books and websites Boeve recommends.


  1. The best “Starter Book”   How Not to Die (Prematurely) by Michael Gregor
  2. Excellent General Book    Eat to Live by Joel Fuhrman MD
  3. For those seeking information regarding significant heart disease Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease by Caldwell Esselstyn MD
  4. Dangers of fructose and added sugars   Fat Chance by Robert Lustig MD
  5. A huge epidemiological study, this is research results on the incidence, distribution, and control of disease in the Chinese culture  The China Study by T Colin Campbell PhD
  6. The idea that food is medicine is put to the test   Forks Over Knives Book & DVD  by Campbell and Esselstyn
  7. Advises vigorous exercise   Younger Next Year by Crowley and Lodge MD
  8. Gentler exercise advise   The First 20 Minutes by Gretchen Reynolds
  9. Building immunity, especially against cancer Super Immunity by Joel Fuhrman MD
  10. A must read for all diabetics The End of Diabetes by Joel Fuhrman MD
  11. For those interested mainly in weight loss The End of Dieting by Joel Fuhrman MD
  12. The importance and effects of our gut bacteria and injudicious use of antibiotics Missing Microbes by Martin J Blaser MD
  13. The effect of food industry and lobbying on our food choices Whole: Rethinking the Science of Nutrition by T Colin Campbell PhD
  14. Subscription includes a daily 3-5 minute video 
  15. Details on food composition
  16. Memberships for valuable support at $39.95 per year
  17. An app, a plan, periodic newsletters
  18. Water conservation

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