On My Bookshelf

The 150 Healthiest Foods on Earth by Jonny Bowden, PhD


The Most Effective Natural Cures on Earth by Jonny Bowden, PhD


The Leptin Diet by Byron J. Richards


Why We Get Fat by Gary Taubes


The Inflammation Syndrome by Jack Challem


The Immune System Recovery Plan by Susan Blum


Salt Sugar Fat by Michael Moss


On My iPod

Weekly Wellness Podcast by Nutritionist Byron J. Richards

Review of the latest nutrition research and news stories, plus nutrition advice for specific conditions per listener e-mails.


The Bright Side by Pharmacist Ben Fuchs

Focus on preventative self-management of health via nutrition and nutritional supplements. Easy-to-understand explanation of human physiology and pathology of various disease states. Also answers live questions via phone.


The Nutrition Diva’s Quick and Dirty Tips by Nutritionist Monica Reinagel

Each short podcast (around 10 minutes) features a different nutrition topic. Ms. Reinagel conducts very thorough, unbiased research and does a great job of boiling it all down into a concise, comprehensible format.



On Netflix

Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead 1 & 2

Inspirational stories of dramatic health turnarounds via juicing and lifestyle changes.


Food Inc.

An eye-opening look at the industrial food system and its many flaws, including more sustainable alternatives that hold promise for the future.


Around the Web


Run by Dr. Joseph Mercola, a doctor who focuses heavily on nutrition and prevention. Sign up for the email newsletter and you will receive a few emails per week linking to various original news stories that are generally very well researched and accurate. Just be aware that many articles are specifically tailored to promote nutritional supplements sold on the website.



Hosted by chef Keith Snow, an advocate of slow food, local foodstuffs, etc. Contains many excellent recipes. Online store contains the absolute best herb/spice blends I have ever come across. His pasta sauces and olive oil are also very delicious, high quality products.



Very well-researched nutrition blog by an (English-speaking) Icelandic medical student



Based on the research of Dr. Weston Price, which “demonstrated that humans achieve perfect physical form and perfect health generation after generation only when they consume nutrient-dense whole foods and the vital fat-soluble activators found exclusively in animal fats.”


LPI.oregonstate.edu (Linus Pauling Institute)

Focuses on specific properties and health benefits of micronutrients (vitamins, minerals, phytochemicals). In his lifetime, Dr. Pauling was the winner of two unshared Nobel Prizes (Chemistry, 1954; Peace, 1962) for his research and efforts to educate the public.