Reviews for Dr. Richard Becker's book "Foundations for Healing" on Amazon.com are mostly positive, and the book has earned a GoodReads average rating of 4.79 out of five stars. Positive reviews on Amazon.com praise the book's helpfulness, vast amount of information and accessible nature. The three negative reviews of the book on Amazon.com, on the contrary, say the writing was difficult to understand, and the content was unhelpful.
Of the positive Amazon.com reviews, 10 percent give "Foundations for Healing" four stars and 84 percent give the book five stars. The remaining three percent of the reviews are three star reviews and one star reviews, with no two star reviews. Many Amazon.com reviewers that rated "Foundations for Healing" four or five stars remark that they are fans of Dr. Richard Becker's television program and found him as a reliable, informative source for the information.
Several reviewers share their personal story with putting the information in his book to use, such as S. Ricketts who says that they are currently employing the diet techniques in the book and, as a result, have "lost most of [their] excess weight." Several other reviewers also suggest the book for cancer survivors or those who know cancer survivors, as the book touches on holistic healing in these circumstances.