You can’t always change the world, but you can certainly change yourself! The "Nutrition Transition (in the wrong direction)" is a term used to describe the shift in dietary patterns away from a plant-based, whole foods pattern to that of increased meat, increased processed foods and “toward the higher fat and higher refined carbohydrate Western diet.”[i] … Continue Reading!
Category: Joel Fuhrman MD
Hello fellow nutritarians! It's people like you (if you are reading this) who inspire me to strive for eating the best I can throughout the year, whether it's a holiday or not. People like us are not necessarily healthy nuts, we just want to eat in the healthiest and most successful way, without having to be … Continue Reading!
< The Nutrient Rich Way to Eat - Part 4 - Animal Products There is more to healthy eating and living long at or near your ideal weight than nutrition alone. Clearly, it takes other things besides what we've talked about so far to live a long time. It takes an attitude of optimism. It takes … Continue Reading!
Dr. Fuhrman on Why Nutrient Rich Eating is Unique and Essential to Your Success – Part 3 – Avoiding Excess Toxicity and Deficiency
< Part 2 Avoiding Controlling Overeating The other thing is, besides avoiding toxicity, which is important, we have to avoid excess in toxicity. But besides that, we have to make sure that we have no deficiencies as well. Another thing that makes my recommendations different from, let’s say, the calorie restriction people - people who believe … Continue Reading!
One of the most powerful reasons why Nutrient Rich Nutrient Excellence is so effective, is because your body is actually getting the nutrients, specifically the micronutrients it needs to function and perform successfully and if it can function and perform well, it can stay healthy and free of lifestyle-induced diseases. Nutrition scientists have shown over … Continue Reading!
It's that time again... This coming Sunday, I am leaving for Dr. Fuhrman's 2011 Health Getaway. At least one of my vacations each year is a health getaway of some sort, now usually Dr. Fuhrman's. There are a few reasons why I getaway this way. 1) I find that once every quarter I need to rejuvenate myself. … Continue Reading!
Hi all, an exciting weekend is lies ahead in the nutritional world, with two major events happening at the same time. First, on Friday the US Government (I know that can't possible sound that exciting), is getting rid of the old food pyramid and taking a significant "step" towards Nutrient Rich eating, by addressing the … Continue Reading!
Premiering June 4, 2011 3 STEPS TO INCREDIBLE HEALTH! with JOEL FUHRMAN, M.D. on public television stations across America (check local listings) "I believe in PBS and I hope you do too. Public television's very existence is in serious jeopardy from Washington lobbyists and lawmakers. I hope many of you will be able to support PBS with a pledge … Continue Reading!
Why is it The Dukan Diet, the new diet rave? Well Kate Middleton, the new Duchess of Cambridge (and her mother) that's why! oh, and a few lesser known celebs taking the tip from Kate, Jennifer Lopez and Nichole Kidman, are taking the Dunkan plunge as well; straight into another animal protein rich, low carbohydrate manipulative weight … Continue Reading!
There's a lot of debate about what diet is best for you... No matter what type of food you eat, there will always be a group of people and experts who will disagree about which diet works and what doesn’t. What's most fascinating is that if you were to collect all the experts and put them in … Continue Reading!