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Background of Dr. Joel Fuhrman

by Eleanor Kurtus, PhD (revised 10 August 2015)

The lessons on nutritional excellence are based on the life work and concepts taught by Dr. Joel Fuhrman. He has published a number of books on the maintaining subject and reversing disease using nutritional excellence.

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Fuhrman specializes in Nutritional Medicine

Dr. Joel Fuhrman is a Board Certified Family Physician who specializes in Nutritional Medicine. He has worked directly with thousands of patients who have been transformed by following his nutrient-rich food plan. His treatment protocols are centered on superior nutritional guidelines and environmental interventions. His approach facilitates recovery from disease rather than amelioration of symptoms.

Published seven books

Dr. Fuhrman has published seven books one of which, Eat to Live, was a #1 New York Times bestseller. He has appeared on hundreds of radio and TV shows and is recognized internationally as an expert on nutrition and natural healing. His message on how to live healthy and free from illness has been embraced by people worldwide.

Founded the Nutritarian style of eating

Dr. Fuhrman founded the Nutritarian style of eating. He advocates a diet abundant in a variety of plant micronutrients.

Dr. Fuhrman has a medical practice in Flemington, New Jersey.

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Author's Credentials


Dr. Joel Fuhrman - "How to live, for life" website

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Super Immunity by Dr. Joel Fuhrmann (2012)

Secrets of Healthy Cooking by Dr. Joel Fuhrmann (2007)

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