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2012 Press Release (for more press information please visit our press page)

June 24, 2012
Contact: Elizabeth Garriga
Associate Director of Publicity, Little, Brown and Company
Ph: 212.364.1292 or elizabeth.garriga@hbgusa.com

New #1 New York Times Bestseller!
**Over 500,000 copies sold**

 

“A medical breakthrough.”
–Dr. Mehmet Oz

 

EAT TO LIVE
The Amazing Nutrient-Rich Program for Fast and Sustained Weight Loss
by Joel Fuhrman, M.D.
Foreword by Mehmet Oz, M.D.

Dr. Joel Fuhrman’s EAT TO LIVE: The Amazing Nutrient-Rich Program for Fast and Sustained Weight Loss (Little, Brown and Company; $9.99; mass market paperback; May 1, 2012) was an immediate hit when it was first published in 2003—and now it is a #1 New York Times bestseller!

After 48 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list, there is good reason people are turning to EAT TO LIVE. Americans are the most obese people in history, and we are becoming ever fatter. Obesity contributes to chronic diseases like heart disease, hypertension, depression, and diabetes, and is a leading factor in the spiraling costs of health care. These problems exist because people find losing weight so difficult—until now.

Dr. Joel Fuhrman’s diet offers a healthy, effective, and scientifically proven Six-Week Plan for shedding a radical amount of weight quickly. The key to the program’s success is knowledge, not willpower.

In short, health=nutrients/calories. Your health is predicted by your nutrient intake divided by your intake of calories.

The more nutrient-dense foods you consume, the more satiated you will feel on fewer calories, curbing the cravings for high-fat, high-calorie foods. The result is obvious: radical weight loss, an average of fifteen pounds the first month and ten pounds each month thereafter. There is no hunger, and you can eat as much food as you desire. This easy-to-follow, nutritionally sound diet can help anyone shed pounds quickly and keep them off.

EAT TO LIVE has been revised to include:

  • An all-new chapter, “Breaking Free of Food Addiction,” that addresses the addictive nature of food and explains the differences between toxic hunger and real hunger
  • Inspiring success stories from people who have used the program to lose shockingly large amounts of weight and recover from life-threatening illnesses, with before and after pictures at the beginning of each chapter
  • Dr. Fuhrman’s nutrient density index
  • New and updated Frequently Asked Questions
  • Up-to-date scientific research and references supporting the principles behind Dr. Fuhrman’s plan
  • New recipes and delicious meal plan ideas, many of which have received the highest rating at Dr. Fuhrman’s member center
  • And much more!

Joel Fuhrman, M.D., is a board-certified family physician who specializes in preventing and reversing disease through nutritional and natural methods. He lives with his wife and four children in Flemington, New Jersey.

 

EAT TO LIVE: The Amazing Nutrient-Rich Program for Fast and Sustained Weight Loss
Dr. Joel Fuhrman, M.D.

$15.99 trade paperback
ISBN: 978-0-316-12091-3

$9.99 mass market paperback
ISBN: 978-0-316-20664-8

www.drfuhrman.com
www.hachettebookgroup.com

For more information or to schedule an interview with Dr. Joel Fuhrman, please contact
Elizabeth Garriga at 212.364.1292 or elizabeth.garriga@hbgusa.com

 


 

Praise for EAT TO LIVE
The healthy diet plan that’s become a word-of-mouth bestseller!

 

“A medical breakthrough. If you give this diet your complete commitment, there is no question in my mind that it will work for you.” –Mehmet Oz, M.D.

“Dr. Fuhrman’s formula is simple, safe, and solid.” –Body and Soul

“You’ll shed pounds pronto.” –US Weekly

“No counting calories or eating synthetic diet foods....I lost 10 pounds in four weeks. The plan is flexible enough that I can eat foods I like without feeling deprived.” –Self

“Suppose you are a fat New Yorker. Suppose, furthermore, that you are increasingly susceptible to heart disease and you have to get the pounds off....Where do you go to find dependable counsel? The man you need, many cardiac specialists will tell you, is a New Jersey doctor named Joel Fuhrman....His regimen works.” –The Economist

“Watch your health improve as the weight comes off.” –Energy Times

“If you want or need to lose weight, this book will be of enormous practical value to you, showing you exactly what to do to become trim and healthy for the rest of your life.” –John Robbins, author of The Food Revolution and Diet for a New America

“This book marks the beginning of a genuine, scientifically based health revolution.” –Mark Epstein, president, National Health Association

 


 

About Dr. Joel Fuhrman

Joel Fuhrman, M.D., is a board-certified family physician and nutritional researcher who specializes in preventing and reversing disease through nutritional and natural methods. Dr. Fuhrman is widely published, in both medical journals and lay publications such as People Magazine and Health Science.

Dr. Fuhrman is actively involved in scientific research, studying the therapeutic potential of his high nutrient dietary recommendations. Dr. Fuhrman is a graduate of the University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine. He provides nutritional education to other physicians and he has received awards for his contributions to the education of physicians. Doctors of all specialties attend his conferences and are granted (CME) credits approved by the American Academy of Family Physicians.

As one of the country's leading experts on nutrition and natural healing, Dr. Fuhrman has appeared on hundreds of radio and television shows including ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, CNN, Today, Good Morning America, the Discovery Channel, and TV Food Network. Joel Fuhrman is a former world class figure skater and member of the United States World Figure Skating Team. He is involved professionally with sports medical committees, and advises professional and Olympic athletes for maximizing performance and preventing injury. At DrFuhrman.com he offers a supportive membership where he answers people’s medical and nutrition questions from clients all over the world.


 
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