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Many individuals who follow the Nutritarian diet write to Dr. Fuhrman with their success stories. You can read about their struggles and success in these pages. Keep in mind that results vary from person to person. As always, consult your physician if you have a medical history and/or condition that may warrant individual recommendations.

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Cassie and Dave were couch potatoes before they lost a whopping 156 pounds together and now walk, run, or hike at least 20 miles a week
My husband and I decided we could either eat ourselves into poor health and an early death or we could eat ourselves into good health and a long… read more
Julia: After suffering from 3 heart attacks and unstable angina, Julia lost 105 pounds and enjoys good health
I know I would not be alive today if not for Dr. Fuhrman's plan. After three heart attacks within three months of each other and five… read more
Anthony lost 75 pounds and shed his high school nickname Pudgy
Since starting the Nutritarian diet style my life has done a complete 180-degree turn from the days of having no energy, three chins and being… read more
Scott 's doctor predicted death, he decided to live and lost an amazing 331 pounds
I was 38 years old and was not sure if I would live to see 40. I  weighed 563  pounds and wore size XXXXXXXXXXL pants and could not tie my shoes.… read more
Susan lost 215 life-threatening pounds, reversed diabetes, and no longer has high blood pressure
At 380 pounds, miserable doesn’t adequately describe how I felt. I was always heavy. My life was filled with perpetual yo-yo weight gains and… read more
Felicia lost a life-altering 206 pounds
I struggled with my weight for numerous years and tried various diets, but did not have the incentive to stick to any diet plan.  Then, one day, I… read more
Robert lost an incredible 200 pounds and with it went his diabetes, high cholesterol and other troubling health problems allowing him to stop taking toxic medications
I was over 400 pounds, had high blood pressure, high cholesterol, chronic allergies, osteoarthritis, and rheumatoid arthritis, when my family… read more
Gerald lost 161 pounds after 57 years of fighting obesity
In September 2012 I saw an endocrinologist about my 57 year long struggle with obesity. His diagnosis was a leptin deficiency and a subclinical… read more
Anthony lost 160 pounds, is running marathons and is proud to be a positive role model for his sons
In December 2005, at 6ft 4in. tall and 33 years old, I was on medication for high blood pressure, experiencing frequent migraine headaches, had a… read more
Dan lost an amazing 143 pounds and regained sexual function
I lost 143 pounds and gained optimum health by vegetable juicing and by eating a Nutritarian lifestyle. I reversed pre-diabetes, regained sexual… read more
Debbie beat her food addiction, lost 133 pounds, with it went her allergies, high blood pressure  and aches and pains
Like my whole family, I have been heavy most of my life and thought it is all in the genes. I tried every diet there is and thought about doing… read more
Donald is a new person after losing  a staggering 117 pound, his only regret is not finding Eat To Live sooner
I am 51 years old 5 ft.10in. and had weighed about three hundred pounds. I was chunky, plump, big-boned, obese, overweight, hefty, one or all of… read more
Rachel used to be frequently sick and fatigued; now she lost a whopping 110 pounds and feels great
I weighed 270 pounds and was often sick. I had strep throat once or twice a year, had mono in high school, and was fatigued every day. I thought… read more
Janet lost 102 pounds, has stopped taking steroids for multiple sclerosis and feels better than she has for the last two decades
I have multiple sclerosis (MS) and had to take oral steroids for many years. I was very overweight, had high cholesterol, and hypertension. I was… read more
Theresa is thrilled with her 102 pound weight loss and feels life is good again
I lost 102 pounds following the Nutritarian program and it has given me hope and my life back. I am making choices that are best for my health,… read more
Jane lost 95 pounds and her husband lost 90 pounds, both are thrilled with all the positive changes in their health and lives
Our Nutritarian journey started when I watched the film Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead and was immediately inspired. I bought a juicer and started… read more
Kim's  depression and health  problems were making her suicidal; after losing 95 pounds, she is once again happy with life
I wish to thank Dr. Fuhrman for opening my eyes to such a healthful life.  It literally saved my life!  In 2005 I began dealing with the… read more
Ginny: Virginia lost 93 pounds, is "curing" her diabetes and  is happily buying all new clothes
I am a fifty year old attorney, mother of two teens, and newly minted healthy woman.  I was fat my entire adult life, until something truly… read more
Dorothy was able to return to work after losing 90 pounds and resolving her health issues
My weight loss journey has been ongoing and continues to this very day. I first heard about Eat To Live in August 2003 when my sister Julia read… read more
Richard lost 90 pounds and realized the health benefits of focusing on food for medicine
Following Dr. Fuhrman’s G-BOMBS  guidelines along with exercise, and taking supplements has turned me into a new person. Three years ago I weighed… read more
Julie lost 88 pounds along with dangerously high blood pressure
I started following Eat To Live on January 27th 2012 in an attempt to control very high blood pressure that was not responding well to… read more
laura: Laura didn't want to die young and lost 88 pounds, reversed her diabetes and depression, now feels better than ever
Do you want to die young?  That was the question I asked myself a little over two years ago.  So, after a lifetime of yo-yo dieting, I finally… read more
Frankie lost 85 pounds and amazes others with her with her new energy and joy in life
I have had weight problems all my life.  I've gone on various diets off and on only to put the weight right back on, plus some.  My whole family… read more
Adele: After losing 83 pounds Adele feels like a college kid
Following the Nutritarian diet plan I lost 83 pounds and think of my daily walks along a fitness trail as signposts of the life-affirming journey… read more
Gary lost 81 pounds and is his doctor's "poster patient"
With a history of diabetes in my family, I knew I was next in line to develop symptoms.  I had ballooned up to 251 pounds, had a BMI of 35, and a… read more
Nancy lost 81 pounds, her aches and pains are a thing of the past and she has her social life back again
Being overweight has dominated so much of my life.  I was the typical yo-yo dieter always dieting and losing weight and gaining whatever I'd lost… read more
Gaylynn lost 79 pounds, is free of high blood pressure and sleep apnea, her husband lost 60 pounds and his high blood pressure is also gone
BJF [Before Joel Fuhrman], my husband and I were very much a victim of false nutritional information. Although we were eating healthier than most… read more
Don lost 75 pounds and he and his wife both won their battle with diabetes; are off their medications
Iwas fighting a losing battle with diabetes. I was taking Glucophage, Actos, and Glyburide, and did not want to start insulin injections. Instead,… read more
Julie has the energy to play with her children now that she lost 75 pounds and her migraines and polycystic ovary syndrome are gone
My journey to health started 14 months ago.  I was lying on the couch with my three year old, both sick again.  He had double ear infections; I… read more
Linda lost 72 pounds, is off all meds for diabetes, blood pressure, and cholesterol and has more energy then ever despite having multiple sclerosis
After seeing Dr. Fuhrman on PBS I read Eat To Live and wanted to try it. I didn't think I could stay on a vegetarian meal plan, but being… read more
Janice lost 70 pounds and is off all three of her medications for high blood pressure
While in the hospital for hiatus hernia surgery in November 2011 I watched a TV special featuring Dr. Fuhrman. It made me realize the way I was… read more
Robyn: Understanding her food addiction helped Robyn lose 65 pounds and keep it off
By the time I gave birth to my second son, both my husband and I had 50 extra pounds creep up on us. We exercised off and on, but for every 10… read more
Julie lost 60 pounds, lowered her cholesterol, and avoided going on medication
At the height of my pregnancy I weighed 206 pounds, having gained an extraordinary 60 pounds. My blood pressure was high and my cholesterol levels… read more
Kathleen: The MOP Program helped Kathleen lose 60 pounds and overcome her SAD addiction
We lost my father just over a year ago. I spent 20 years watching him die of food addiction. He lived the last 20 years of his life a slave to the… read more
Mike lost 60 pounds, no longer needs daily injections of insulin or any medication for diabetes, cholesterol and blood pressure
At age 49 I was afraid I was going to be dead before my 50th birthday. I was diagnosed with diabetes in 2009 and put on six shots of insulin a… read more
Terrence: Determined not to follow in his family history of disease, Terrence lost 60 pounds and lowered his cholesterol and blood pressure
I came across Eat To Live in a book store.  It was the start of 2011 and my weight was going up every year.  I have a strong family history of… read more
Bankbiz lost 59 pounds and is happier than she has ever been
I began my journey to optimum health and well-being on December 1, 2012 with the Dr. Oz three day cleanse. During those three days I was also… read more
Alice: A mother and daughter story: daughter avoided kidney failure; mom, who suffers from Alzheimer, lost 57 pounds and is enjoying a better quality life
My mom has Alzheimer.  She had a stroke and heart attack approximately ten years ago, and the onset of dementia/Alzheimer about nine years ago.… read more
ddirito: Ddrito lost 56 pounds; when traveling internationally for work he finds a store selling fruits and veggies
I began to notice after eating I felt like I had been drugged. I could not keep my eyes open. I had been thin all my life until I hit 30 years… read more
Gyberg: Ellen lost 55 pounds in 4 months and went from a size 16 to a size 2
At 176 pounds I was the heaviest I had ever been. I was pre-diabetic and not feeling well. My doctor told me to lose weight, but gave no insight… read more
Joyce is free of daily rheumatism flare-ups
In January 2011 I went to see Dr. Michael Malloy for severe pain caused by palindromic rheumatism.  While waiting to be examined I noticed Dr.… read more
Shelly: Shelley lost 51 pounds, hasn't gotten a cold or the flu, and her allergies are much better for the first time in years
I lost 51 pounds following the Eat To Live book.  Since childhood I have struggled with my weight off and on. I was never extremely overweight,… read more
Allie: After having a weight problem for most of her life, Allie lost 50 pounds and her allergies are much  better
I have struggled with weight for the majority of my life and have gone up and down since I was an adolescent.  I also suffer from wheat, gluten… read more
MaryBeth lost 50 pounds and loves following Dr. Fuhrman's recipes which, she says, are better than any restaurant food
For this morning's breakfast I sliced fresh mango and threw it into the food processor.  A year ago I don't think I knew how to prepare a mango,… read more
memkat: Memkat  lost 48 pounds and said goodbye to her CPAP machine and eliminated most of her medications

I started my Eat To Live journey after watching Dr. Fuhrman on the Dr. Oz show. What caught my attention was the no measuring and weighing… read more
Sal lost 48 pounds and achieved his goal to participate in fitness competitions
On September 28, 2011 I decided to train for a fitness competition. I was looking for alternative ways to getting leaner and came across Dr.… read more
Sandi beat her food addiction and lost 48 pounds, she credits Dr. Fuhrman's Member Center for her success
When I learned about Dr. Fuhrman's Six Week Holiday Challenge I jumped on it with vigor. I knew about the Eat To Live program and thought it made… read more
Janice's chronic, disabling neck pain is gone and she has more energy that she thought possible; also for the first time in years she hasn't had a cold or bronchitis during the fall/winter
I had very serious, chronic neck pain with bilateral carpal tunnel syndrome. I had cervical stenosis, two bulging discs and arthritis. I was… read more
Jessica lost 42 pounds and with it went her 8 year bout with depression
I started Eat To Live because I wanted to change my genetics, and not worry about getting cancer as I got older. My family has a history of a lot… read more
Mieke lost 40 pounds and believes her healthy eating helped her recover quickly from a serious car accident
In 1999 I moved from Belgium to this country and gained 40 pounds during the first two and a half years here. I made several attempt to lose… read more
Helyn:  Helyn lost 38 pounds and learned getting old doesn't have to mean developing disease or dementia
I was raised by an Italian mother.  In our house, food was not only for sustenance, it was part of our culture, heritage and identity. Thanks,… read more
Keldie lost 34 pounds and loves making the Eat To Live recipes
I have been following the Eat To Live lifestyle and lost 34 pounds so far. I started at 209 pounds and am now 175 pounds. I don’t like to cook,… read more
Paul reversed severe heart disease without surgery despite doctors telling him it was his only option
Dr. Fuhrman's Nutritarian program, outlined in his book Eat To Live, is entirely based on science, but it works like a miracle. At the age of 60,… read more
Camille was hoffified when she learned she had diabetes, now she lost 20 pounds and beat diabetes
In February 2011, I was diagnosed with full-blown Type 2 Diabetes .When I first heard those three little, yet most frightening words, "you have… read more

After a lifetime of “yo-yo” dieting Vaz lost 151 pounds after watching Dr. Fuhrman on PBS

I watched 3-Steps to Incredible Health on PBS and it started me on my way to lose 151 pounds. I had no actual target weight, just to shed the… read more
Muriel: Kimberly lost 60 pounds and no longer suffers with eczema; her mom lost 142 pounds and is free of diabetes and monthly urinary tract infections
My mother Muriel, and myself, are experiencing wonderful benefits following the Nutritarian diet style.  Our story begins in 2012 when my husband… read more
Ronnie lost 140 pounds, beat his addictions, and is free of heart disease which had made his life miserable
I am living proof of what  nutritional excellence can do. Since starting Eat To Live I lost 140 pounds, no longer have angina, am off all blood… read more
Charlotte: After suffering a stroke and heart problems, Charlotte lost 133 pounds, beat diabetes and is free of heart ailments
Eat To Live may take time and effort, but the results are well worth it. It would be easy to blame my health problems on heredity since I was heavy… read more
Debbie lost a whopping 117 pounds after attending a Whole Foods Immersion Program with Dr. Fuhrman and now has amazing energy and stamina
I celebrated my 60th birthday in October 2013 and weighed 278 pounds.  I wanted and needed to lose weight.  I had tried every diet, some more than… read more
Sue lost 117 pounds and is happy to be able to keep pace with her young grandsons
 Ibought Eat To Live, and couldn’t put it down. Now, I lost 117 pounds, am totally energized and no longer pre-diabetic.  I walk for exercise;… read more
Al lost 115 pounds, is no longer diabetic and feels he has added years to his life
Your Nutritarian program is the easiest to follow for weight loss and good health. Unknowingly, I had developed type 2 diabetes, but after… read more
kim: Kim lost 107 pounds and no longer suffers from irritable bowel syndrome
I want to thank Dr. Fuhrman for the education he provides. He helped save my life.  I lost weight and took control of my destiny.  My highest… read more
Emily lost 105 pounds, beat her food addiction and feels so good she knows this is how she will eat for life
During my young adult years, I started to pile on the pounds, and by the time my third child was born, I had ballooned to over 200 pounds.  Then,… read more
Sylvie lost 105 pounds and with it came major life changes -- she now runs marathons and is a personal trainer
I lost more than 100 pounds, quit smoking, and got rid of medication for high blood pressure. I am now a 51 year old marathoner that ran the… read more
Bill learned to control his food addiction, lost 100 pounds and now has the energy to enjoy life
My life was out of control, but I didn’t know it. At 268 pounds, I couldn’t run or participate in activities; I was slowing down to a crawl.  I… read more
Calogero lost 100 pounds in seven months and is free of diabetes
Eat To Live saved my life. I lost 100  pounds in seven months and I'm now free of all my diabetes medications. I used to be on insulin twice a day… read more
M. Ayala: Manuel lost 95 pounds in 4 months
Thanks to Dr.Fuhrman for creating this program. I lost 95 pounds in four months and still have about 135 more pounds to lose. I feel great… read more
Julie lost 94 pounds in nine months and is enjoying excellent health along and renewed energy
I was 207 pounds and taking medications for thyroid, cholesterol, sleep, acid reflux and heartburn.  In the past, the only way I was able to lose… read more
Jasmin:  Jasmin lost 91 pounds and starting running
I lost 91 pounds transitioning from a junk food vegan diet to a whole foods based on the one Dr. Fuhrman advocates in Eat to Live. It has changed… read more
Ken lost 90 pounds and loves buying size 34 pants after wearing size 44
On a Hawaii family vacation I was faced with the realization of the weight I had put on over the years. Having to buy 44 inch waist shorts and 3XL… read more
Marcie found the answer to her prayers in Eat To Live and lost 90 pounds
I lost 90 pounds and feel wonderful. Before my weight loss I felt terrible most of the time and had very little energy. I prayed to God for help… read more
Julie lost 85 pounds and went from being hopeless to happy
I weighed 230 pounds when I watched the documentary Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead. I then went on a two month juice reboot and lost 27 pounds. During… read more
Kathy lost 85 pounds after attending a Dr. Fuhrman Health Getaway and feels great
Two years ago I weighed 260 pounds.  I was taking three blood pressure pills a day, yet my blood pressure was still too high.  I had severe sleep… read more
Nara lost 80 pounds and cured her diabetes
In 2009, before starting Dr. Fuhrman's diet, I was a size 20 and weighed 249 pounds. In 2010, I weighed 169 pounds and was down to a size 6!  I… read more
Roxanne lost 78 pounds and lowered her blood pressure bybeating her food addiction
Did you know that age 57 is the new 20 thanks to Dr. Fuhrman. I was a chronically overweight yo-yo dieter since I was 11 years old. I earned my… read more
Heather lost 76 pounds, no longer suffers from debilitating migraines or daily headaches and her anxiety is gone
I am a 38 year old wife and mother of three and have been overweight for the most part of the last ten years. My highest weight was 201 pounds (I… read more
Jill:  After numerous failed fertility treatments Jill lost 85 pounds and is thrilled to be pregnant
Eight and half years ago I experienced a miscarriage that knocked me off my feet.  I turned to food for comfort and became an obsessive emotional… read more
Abhijit's: Abhijit's lost 75 pounds after suffering obesity since childhood
I was obese since childhood. Twenty seven years of pain, suffering and a broken heart. From my early years, I was never able to fit into ready… read more
Kari lost 75 pounds, her husband lost 60 pounds, and together they completed in their first half-marathon
My husband, Don, and I started Eat To Live a little over a year ago. Fortunately, we have both been blessed with healthy bodies (no diabetes, high… read more
Bonnie lost 72 pounds and thanks Dr. Fuhrman for making her life worth living again
I have tried every diet with success, but the weight always came back. I was sick, tired, and waiting to die. I was suffering, could not sleep,… read more
Marty learned he was diabetic when attending a Dr. Fuhrman Immersion, now he lost 70 pounds and is free of diabetes and high blood pressure
I work for an amazing company, Whole Foods Market, who has a Health Starts Here program. One of our company's resources is an Immersion Program… read more
Sarah lost 70 pounds and has a better self image
I am a new person and believe all that Dr. Fuhrman tells us. In 2003 I had an auto accident and went from 125 pounds to 190 pounds in one year. I… read more
Charles lost 66 pounds and is now jogging rather then sitting in front of the computer and snacking for hours
All my life my weight has fluctuated from extremely high to dangerously low. The last fluctuation started two years ago when I developed a strong… read more
Keema lost 65 pounds and no longer fears getting cancer or diabetes
I am so grateful for Dr. Fuhrman. After having my fourth baby in five years, I left the hospital weighing 220 pounds. Happy for having my… read more
Roger has AIDS and says his immune system improved beyond what he thought possible, he feels good and lost 65 pounds
In 1989 I discovered that I was HIV-positive and my world crumbled.  I had never been a drinker, but at that time HIV was associated with a death… read more
Sara lost 65 pounds, went from size 18 to size 10, is exercising and walking in marathons
I am 43 years old and 5ft. 2in. I started Dr. Fuhrman's eating plan weighing 220 pounds and lost 65 pounds. I now weigh 150 to 155 pounds and have… read more
Veronica  lost 55 pounds and loves not having to count calories
Reading Eat To Live was a catalyst that helped to transform my life. I’ve always been an active person, playing sports, running, lifting weights.… read more
Kate lost 64 pounds, no longer  is housebound from pernicious anemia and has her life back again
In 2009 I was diagnosed with an autoimmune disease, pernicious anemia. I was told there really wasn't much that could be done other than take B12,… read more
Stephanie255: Stephanie has always struggled with her weight, now she is down 63 pounds and has maintained it for the past 3 years
I had just had my third child and was 50 plus pounds overweight.  I was sad and feeling fatigued and needed to make a change. Since I was very… read more
John lost 62 pounds in 9 months and considers his healthy diet his medicine
I was using insulin four times a day and was taking cholesterol and blood pressure medicine.  In just nine months I lost 62 pounds and was able to… read more
Judy: Even after having two bypass surgeries, Judy was still taking many medications, now she lost 60 pounds and is free of medication
Before starting on the Eat To Live plan I was taking many pills, for hypertension, cholesterol and severe acid reflux, costing several hundred… read more
Mary: Seventy-five year old Mary used to be winded after a few minutes on the treadmill; after losing 60 pounds she hikes vigourous trails and has never felt better
I am seventy-five years old, and following the death of my husband, I gained forty pounds in two years reaching 170 pounds. I am 5ft. 2in. I had… read more
Robert 's 60 pound weight loss saved his life
I gained about 30 pounds seemingly overnight. At age 34 I began having labored breathing and was diagnosed with sarcoidosis. This disease caused… read more
Ryan lost 60 pounds in six months and improved his overall health
Although I was a gym rat, a sports nut, always exercising and lifting heavy weights, I had hypertension, high cholesterol, migraines, anxiety,… read more
Scott lost 60 pounds and is enjoying numerous health benefits including reversing his diabetes and lowering his blood pressure
I want Dr. Fuhrman to know how much he helped me. I was 270 pounds at 6ft 1in. and really just falling apart. In March 2012, I was diagnosed with… read more
Karen lost 59 pounds and is excited by now having the energy to exercise
By November of 2012 my many medical problems had dragged me down to the point where I was carrying 226 pounds on my 5ft. 6in. frame and felt tired… read more
Gayle's work was suffering because of her arthritis, she lost 58 pounds and her arthritis is so much better she is back on the job
I dove into Super Immunity after hearing Dr. Fuhrman on the radio. I had trouble working the past year due to arthritis and had just completed… read more
Nicole D:  Nicole D. feels in control of what she eats, food no longer controls her
I began reading Eat To Live in April 2011. Once I got into the book, I couldn’t put it down and I was very eager to commit to the Nutritarian way… read more
Shannon lost 56 pounds, along with it went her weekly migraine headaches
I learned about Dr. Fuhrman's Eat To Live program while watching Dr. Oz.  When Dr. Fuhrman talked about how you can get rid of migraines by… read more
Cindy lost 54 pounds, feels better than ever, and  wishes her deceased obese grandmother had the opportunity to follow the Nutritarian diet style
My obese grandmother wrote poems about dieting in the 1970s, poking wry fun at a “satisfying” lunch featuring iceberg lettuce and a few drops of… read more
Randy lost 54 pounds, wife 35 pounds, and their son lost 45 pounds and no longer is the butt of fat jokes in school
My family started the Nutritarian way of living after several attempts at dieting and getting healthy.  We tried various methods; all failed to… read more
Harriet lost 53 pounds and is determined to keep it off
Having lost weight in the past and then gain it back plus some, I told myself that this time I was going to do it differently.  I started… read more
John lost 52 pounds and lowered his blood sugar, all in three months
Three months ago, I saw Dr. Fuhrman's 3 Steps to Incredible Health. I was pre-diabetic and insulin resistant and could not lose any weight. I was… read more
Rev. Susan (Suz): Reverend Susan lost 52 pounds and is committed to the Nutritarian diet style for life
I first tried Eat to Live in 2006 and lost 40 pounds, and felt better than I ever had. Then I started to stray from the program and began to… read more
Sarah lost 52 pounds, reduced her body fat composition and saved her military job
Two years ago I was at risk of  losing my job in the military because I was not within the weight standards or body fat required.  A co-worker… read more
Theresa lost 52 pounds and her rheumatoid arthritis is almost completely gone
I've been pretty thin my whole life until my last two babies. My thinness before was based on minimal calories and exercise, not nutrition. I… read more
Bill lost 50 pounds, lowered his blood pressure, sleeps better and feels younger
I learned about Dr. Fuhrman from the movie Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead.  The movie inspired me, but I was more interested in eating solid food than… read more
Brad lost over 50 pounds after attending a Health Immersion Program
When I submitted my application to attend Dr. Fuhrman's Eat To Live, Nutrient-Rich Immersion Program sponsored by my employer Whole Food Market, I… read more
Lizzie lost 50 pounds and is very grateful to be free of depression and suicidal thoughts she has had since childhood
Before attending Dr. Fuhrman's Whole Foods Immersion, I was depressed, constipated (emotionally and physically), my knees hurt, and I got out of… read more
Lorri easily lost 50 pounds, her skin has cleared up, and she has much more energy despite her history with chronic depression
Dr. Fuhrman's book has been a blessing in my life. Not only have I effortlessly shed 50 pounds, but my skin has cleared up and glows. I've been… read more
Martie lost 50 pounds and plans on running in a marathon
A year ago I made the decision to live like my mother, as opposed to dying like my father. My mother is 90 years old, but looks and acts as though… read more
Rhonda lost 50 pounds and lowered her blood pressure
Dear Dr. Fuhrman,

I weighed 184 pounds when I first came to see Dr. Fuhrman in 1997. I had extremely high blood pressure. Despite taking two… read more
Todd  lost 48 pounds and his psoriatic arthritis joint pains are much better without having to take the toxic prescription drug his doctor had prescribed
After the death of my favorite uncle from congestive heart failure, I knew I was heading in the direction that would put me in the same situation… read more
Nanette lost 45 pounds after years of being overweight
Thank you Dr. Fuhrman for writing Eat To Live. It answered all of my “why” questions; why sick, why tired, why cancer, why childhood obesity. For… read more
Paul beat his food addiction, lost 45 pounds, and put his gym membership to use
Have you ever known better but not practiced that what you knew?  That was me.  I successfully completed Nutritional Education Institute training… read more
Rod lost 45 pounds, lowered his cholesterol and says bad genetics is not the reason for high cholesterol,  rather it is unhealthy eating
For four previous years my cholesterol was over 215. This year it was 231. My doctor wanted me to start taking Lipitor. I was not excited at all… read more
Shannon, a world class athlete, lost 45 pounds and thanks Dr. Fuhrman for helping her get back in shape
I was a world class athlete in two sports and participated in the US Olympic Trials in swimming (1984) and rowing (1996). Throughout my years… read more
Jessica: After conquering her powerful food addiction, Jessica lost 43 pounds, sleeps well and enjoys her life free from depression, acne, migraines and eczema
Most likely you are reading this because you have a desire to lose weight, get healthier or both. I was in your shoes not so long ago, deeply and… read more
Donna lost 42 pounds, her fibromylalgia pain is subsiding and she said  goodbye to hypertension and diabetes
A metamorphosis is taking place.  I was encased in a cocoon of intense fibromyalgia pain and was stuck in a pattern of sofa-work-sofa-work repeat… read more
Jeff felt like he was dying from GERD and ailments doctors couldn't fix; he lost 43 pounds and is free of health problems
At age 45 I got very sick and was bleeding internally from acid reflux (GERD).  The doctors just told me to stop drinking and take Prilosec… read more
shedizuz: After suffering the effects of lupus and weight gain from chemotherapty Shedizuz lost 42 pounds and regained her energy and is thrilled with her Nutritarian lifestyle
II am an eight year breast cancer survivor and living with lupus for 28 years.  When I was diagnosed with triple negative basal like carcinoma,… read more
Anthony lost 40 pounds and lowered his alarming high triglycerides after his wife prescribed Eat To Live
My husband, Anthony, has a very inspiring Eat To Live story.  Because of me he knew about Eat To Live for years, but resisted changing his diet.… read more
Cathy lost 40 pounds, went from and size 14 to a size 4, and her "brain fog" is gone
I lost 40 pounds and went from a size 14 to size 4. It is a journey I feel lucky to have stumbled upon and want to share with as many people as… read more
Ginger lost 40 pounds and her many debilitating health symptoms disappeared; she looks so much better and younger people don't recognize her
I didn't realize I was overweight, because I was so much thinner than everyone around me, until I read the book Eat to Live. Nonetheless, I knew I… read more
Lacey is free of the very bad migraines she had for years and lost 40 pounds
I dealt with debilitating migraines for over 13 years, getting about three to four a week, with symptoms that included vomiting, blurred vision,… read more
Rosalie is amazed by how good she feels after losing 40 pounds 
I am 54 years young, and I am a walking, talking, living example of the wonders of living a Nutritarian life style. In April 2011, my best friend… read more
shawn: Shawn lost 49 pounds and cured her asthma and no longer needs an inhaler
It was slow-going at first, but after a year of trying to follow the Nutritarian lifestyle, and doing it about 40 percent, I then made the… read more
Victor's friends are amazed by his 40 pound weight loss
I weighed 224 pounds.   My wife saw Dr. Fuhrman on the Dr. Oz show and bought his book.  She told me that if we followed the book, in one week we… read more
Virginia  lost 40 pounds, is off her blood pressure and cholesterol medications and is looking forward to being a "skinny" grandmother
In June of 2012 I decided to do the real thing about my weight and health. I did a lot of research and came across many, many references to Dr.… read more
Amber: By following Eat To Live for more than a decade, Amber has enjoyed many health benefits including weight loss, no more migraines, insomnia, acne or mood swings
I have followed Eat To Live for more than a decade, except for a brief time when, having two babies thirteen months apart, I slipped back into bad… read more
Becky: Adopting the Nutritarian lifestyle Becky lost 35 pounds and was freed from living with constant pain from a rare autoimmune disease
I was diagnosed with PMR a very painful autoimmune disease that attacked my major muscles. It took me more than forty five minutes to get out of… read more
Herb lost 35 pounds and only goes restaurants that will accommodate his Nutritarian diet style
I watched Dr. Fuhrman on public television and started the life style change.  Until then I came home after work and hit the couch, tired and… read more
Judy lost 35 pounds and no longer suffers from irritable bowel syndrome or acid reflux
At first I was skeptical about Eat To Live and told my daughter I couldn't eat like that.  Since starting the program I have gone from taking… read more
Nancy lost 35 pounds and feels good about how she looks
I read Eat To Live about a year before I finally changed my lifestyle. I started by reading the book again. Seeing so many commercials on TV about… read more
Tim: After experiencing a wakeup call from his annual physical exam, Tim decided to take care of his health, lost 35 pounds and is off meds
For many years I chose not to think about the ramifications of chronic obesity on my health and life expectancy.  The two real wakeup calls for me… read more
Chris lost 34 pounds and stopped having chest pains proving his doctor was wrong when he diagnosed Chis'  medical conditions a sign of aging
I’m a single dad of a teen and knew my health was declining.  I am a typical, successful middle-aged male; however, I was deeply worried. My… read more
dave: Dave lost 34 pounds and he stopped suffering from swelling and severe joint pain
I was having severe joint pain and swelling throughout my body, as well as moderate allergies to various conditions in the environment. I was on… read more
Darla: After 12 years of suffering, Darla's rosacea and acne cleared up without medication
I started the Six Week Challenge in January 2012. I quickly noticed some of the health issues I suffered from including rosacea, restless leg… read more
Karen lost 32 pounds and is free of rheumatoid arthritis symptoms
In 2005 I started the new year having just completed a ten mile race-walk. It was a good race for me to participate in because it allowed me to… read more
Tony beat diabetes and wonders why so much wrong dietary advice is given diabetics
Like everyone in my family I have always had a weight problem. Then, last year, after feeling strange for several months, my sister, who has been… read more
Kim lost 31 pounds and no longer has to wear her husband's larger size clothes
I discovered Dr. Fuhrman's research when watching the documentary Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead. I immediately bought Eat To Live and felt reborn. I… read more
Debi lost 30 pounds, wishes she found Dr. Fuhrman 20 years ago
It took me a while to get where I am. I went down a lot of winding paths, detours, and wrong turns along the way.  Essentially, for many years, I… read more
Jane lost 30 pounds, is free of psoriasis and stopped taking blood pressure medication
My husband almost died from a routine procedure, and, while in ICU with him, I decided that I wanted to be healthy and never end up in ICU… read more
Margie: After just two weeks on the program Margie her clothes were loser and her energy soared; now after losing 30 pounds she is free of debilitating headaches
I began the six week challenge in January 2012, and started seeing and feeling results within the first two weeks.  My clothes were fitting… read more
Rawfitness lost 30 pounds and learned the difference between toxic hunger and true hunger
I attended Dr. Fuhrman’s Immersion Program, provided by my employer Whole Foods Market, after reading all of his books. At that time I was eating… read more
Susan lost 30 pounds and is free of depression and anxiety
I am 54 years old and I have been overweight since I was 11 years old. I lost weight several times by going on unhealthy diets and always gained… read more
Tina: Guided by her cardiologist's recommendation to follow Eat To Live Tina lost 29 pounds
The day I bought Eat To Live dramatically changed my life. My cardiologist gave me an eating plan to lose weight. No carbs, no dairy, beef only… read more
Melissa lost 28 pounds and her rosacea disappeared; her husband lost 25 pounds and lowered his blood pressure and blood sugar
I want to say thank you so much Dr. Fuhrman for giving us a successful plan of eating. I just could not lose the extra weight that has plagued me… read more
Rosalind lost 28 pounds, no longer craves salt and has a better outlook on life

Iweighed 175 pounds and had high blood pressure.  One day I saw Dr. Fuhrman on television.  I thought it was just about another diet and was… read more
Brendalyn lost 27 pounds and says the Nutritarian life style changed her life spiritually and emotionally
I have struggled with overeating, maintaining weight loss and blood chemistry imbalances since I was 21 years old which has been a forty two year… read more
August: At age 82 Augie runs marathons and says it is never too late to start eating healthy
I ran my first marathon two days after turning 70 and ended up running twenty-nine marathons by my 80th birthday, including running in the… read more
Chris: Along with losing 26 pounds, Chris's acne cleared up and he now considers himself to be in the best shape of his life
I first discovered Disease Proof Your Child and then found Eat To Live. They both focused on the lifestyle that I wanted to adopt for my whole… read more
Mike is amazed at his lowered blood glucose levels after following Dr. Fuhrman's recommendations in The End of Diabetes
I bought Dr. Fuhrman's book The End of Diabetes after suffering two strokes within 16 months’ time. Since going on Dr. Fuhrman's diet for getting… read more
Ronna lost 25 pounds and conquered her lifelong unhealthy sugar cravings
I have sugar-coated memories that go back to elementary school.  I remember loud jingling bells from the Good Humor truck, blueberry toaster… read more
Stacy lost 25 pounds and is free of chronic back pain enabling her to finally sleep in the same bed with her husband
I had resigned myself to being overweight for the rest of my life and never being able to sleep in my bed again with my husband of twenty nine… read more
Cheryl lost 24 pounds and no longer is a victim of toxic hunger and food addiction
Although I have always struggled to maintain my weight I experienced a steady gain of forty pounds during the last seven years.  I quit smoking,… read more
covevi: Covevi stopped taking cholesterol and blood pressure medication; her husband quickly recovered from open heart surgery as a result of following Eat To Live
My husband and I started our six weeks after reading Eat To Live and lost weight. I lost 20 pounds and no longer take cholesterol or blood… read more
Jodi is finally able to control her painful psoriasis and other autoimmune diseases
By the time I turned fifty I was covered from head to toe with psoriasis and tested positive for other autoimmune diseases: rheumatoid arthritis,… read more
lisavan46. Determined to eat healthy she travels to another state to buy nutritious  foods
I watched Dr. Fuhrman on a public television station, and was totally in awe. I ordered Eat To Live, read it from cover to cover, and knew in my… read more
Nathan lost 20 pounds in 20 days
In December 2009 I lost approximately twenty pounds in twenty days.  I was eating mostly junk food and started to eat mainly fruits and veggies. I… read more
Robin feels better than she has for years now that she is free of the autoimmune disease symptoms that had plauged her
I learned that my cholesterol had risen after menopause.  My neurologist recommended I read Eat To Live. I started that diet and within six weeks… read more
Cupidoll knows if she goes off the program her throbbing headaches will return
I feel so blessed to have been led to the Eat to Live plan and have been following it 100 percent. Prior to this, I would start the program and… read more
Jessica, a registered dietitian, thought she was eating healthy; it wasn't until she started following Eat to Live that she stopped suffering from gallbladder pain and frequent migraines
I am a registered dietitian and was eating a healthy diet, lean meats, low fat dairy, no fried foods, etc.  However, about eight years ago I began… read more
naturegirl: With the help of the Member Support Center Naturegirl's food addiction is finally under control enabling her to lose 14 pounds
When I began Eat To Live I had no idea what a life changing journey it would become.  I was overweight, lethargic and significantly depressed.  My… read more
Steve dispels the theory that "real men eat meat" he doesn't and is finally free of the stomach pains that bothered him for years
I am a convert to your "way of eating" (I hate to use the word "diet" because it kind of implies a temporary program).  After I asked for advice… read more
Bri: Twenty eight year old Bri lost 10 pounds and feels blessed to learn healthy eating habits at a young age
I considered myself a fairly healthy person until I read Eat To Liveand realized I did not truly understand how food affects our bodies. I decided… read more
Carol's arthritic foot is healing and she has more energy than ever before
I read Dr. Fuhrman's book Eat To Live after hearing about it on the Dr. Oz show. For the last ten years, after menopause, I have been struggling… read more
Carrie is free of debilitating headaches, seasonal allergies, and chronic anxiety
I came across Dr. Fuhrman's book Eat To Live in October 2010. I was immediately taken in by the message of hope and empowerment. The information… read more
Suzy: When Suzy's husband was diagnosed with diabetes they decided to follow the Nutritarian progam, now both are off medications and life is better than ever
As soon as my husband was diagnosed with diabetes we went on the Nutritarian program. He already lives with multiple sclerosis, hypertension, high… read more
Carla says her hip/hamstring pain is much better
I began this challenge as an experiment. Mostly I was curious to see if I could get rid of my pesky cravings for sweets and refined products. I've… read more
Deb's two young daughters are free of eczema, allergies and asthma
By the time they were four and five years old my two daughters had been suffering from different problems for years. Samantha had severe asthma… read more
Gabriela's son is a happy child now that he no longer suffers from croup or frequent illness

My son was sick with croup almost every month. He was missing school and we often had to take him to the emergency room. Although his first… read more
Jessica is a stage 4 breast cancer survivor
I first learned of Dr. Furhman's Eat To Live through a friend of mine also battling cancer. I was 34 years old and had a three year daughter  when… read more
Pam believes a Nutritarian diet helped her beat stage 4 metastatic cancer many years ago
My cancer diagnosis was made over sixteen years ago. Today I am living a happy and fulfilling life and appreciate every new day.  I still maintain… read more
Karl:  Karl says losing 130 pounds saved his life; with it went his diabetes, high blood pressure, and high cholesterol
I weighed 303 pounds and felt horrible. I was taking insulin, metformin, Januvia, Lipitor, and Diovan for my diabetes.  One morning I was walking… read more
ralkinmamma: After years of trying to lose weight Ralkinmamma lost an amazing 109 pounds
I have battled my weight for as long as I can remember.  As time progressed, my weight steadily rose until I was an obese young woman.  That began… read more
Gary lost 86 pounds and feels he will be healthy enough to be riding his bike until he is 100 years old
I was 260 pounds and addicted to food, especially sweets and desserts. I would overeat and get seconds and thirds until I was absolutely… read more
Janelle lost 72 pounds, is full of energy and is off almost all her medications for depression and anxiety
I was very overweight for many years. I had back pain, depression and anxiety despite exercising up to six days a week. I was so discouraged that… read more
Jackie lost 70 pounds, and, for the first time in her life, all of her health screening results are in the normal/healthy range
I always struggled with my weight. As I got older, doctors told me I had high blood pressure, high cholesterol, high blood sugar and low thyroid.… read more
Julie is free of painful fibromyalgia, lost 35 pounds and loves wearing size 4
I want to thank Dr. Fuhrman. He has changed my life forever. Just four months ago I didn't know where to turn. I was miserable and in pain every… read more
Rebecca:  Rebecca lost 30 pounds and her three year old daughter stopped having stomach aches
I started our health experience after I turned 30. I have been a vegetarian for a long time, but it wasn't until reading many of Dr. Fuhrman's… read more
Andrea is free of constant excruciating fibromyalgia paiin,  frequent colds and urinary tract infections
I had surgery to remove two large cysts on my ovaries. After the initial relief that the cysts were benign, I had to deal with severe pain so… read more
Melissa: Madison no longer has asthma flare-ups after previously having to use his inhaler on a daily basis
We thought we were doing our best to feed our boys healthy foods. Their diet used to consist of cereal with milk, yogurt, cheese sticks, turkey… read more
Doris: After losing 88 pounds Doris, a fifth grade teacher can play sports with her students
My weight loss journey began in May 2011.  As a fifth grade teacher, I thought I was just exhausted from a particularly challenging class.  I was… read more
Helen: After suffering diabetes and severe heart disease, Helen lost 85 pounds, is off insulin and happy not to be housebound
I was tired all the time, but thought it was due to old age, not wrong food choices. Around age 60, I developed diabetes and was put on an oral… read more
Laura lost 70 pounds and gained energy to play with her son
In December of 2012, my son started walking (more like running) and it was everything I could do to keep up with him. Due to fatigue and knee… read more
Gary: After having a stroke and being in a coma, Gary lost 50 pounds and cut down on almost all his medications
In early 2004 my blood pressure was increasing.  Then, on April 16, 2004 just past noon I collapsed in my shop. My left arm had gone numb moments… read more
Jacquelin feels pretty for the first time in years after losing 45 pounds
At 235 pounds I was fat, tired, and desperate, demoralized and was again looking for some help. I have been obese most of my adult life. My top… read more
Bill lost 44 pounds, no longer has cholesterol or high blood pressure and is grateful for the support of the Member Center
I was searching for solutions to my health issues including high blood pressure, high triglycerides, and overall, elevated cholesterol numbers.  I… read more
Theresa lost 33 pounds and is still losing
I lost thirty three pounds and I want to say thank you. Eat To Live has changed my life and it is a great book for our times. My older sisters… read more
Claudia  feels blessed to be free of her food addiction allowing her to lose 30 pounds
I have been a vegetarian since I was 15 years old. I was taught in school that there were four food groups, two of which were meat and dairy.… read more
Ed lost 30 pounds and his cholesterol plummeted
I purchased the program tha Dr. Fuhrman talked about on his  PBS show. My cholesterol was around 200 and my weight was 190 pounds at the time.… read more
Joyce lost 27 pounds and is amazed that she was able to lower her cholesterol and her blood pressure
I started the Eat To Live journey with a desire to lose weight, and I have lost some, not as much as I wish yet.  But there are some numbers that… read more
Dennis: Once given a terminal cancer diagnosis, Dennis is now a nine year cancer survivor
My journey or nightmare began in May 2004 with the phone call from hell from my surgeon who, about a week before this, had removed a small lump… read more
Don has more energy, is off his medications for blood pressure and is no longer "miserable" because of his health
For the past ten or so years I would say my health and wellness ranged from miserable to mediocre. I assumed this is how one feels as you age.… read more
Julie marvels at having lost 23 pounds; she thought she would never get back to her pre-pregnancy weight; only after a friend gave her a copy of Eat to Live was she able to do it
My friend gave me a copy of Eat to Live after I said I was going to 'cut carbs' to fit into a bikini.
Kim's doctor took her off hypertension medication, now recommends Eat To Live to patients
Last year when I went to see my doctor, my blood pressure was 172/104,. He immediately prescribed Lisinipril and Hydrochloridine (a water pill).… read more
Yen found Dr. Fuhrman's program by chance and lost 22 pounds
I was in a hotel room in Cleveland and, by chance, I found Dr. Fuhrman's show on TV. I watched for few minutes and was interested in the content… read more
Bonnie is very happy to be free of the painful cystic acne she suffered with since her teenage years causing depression and a loss of self-esteem
Unfortunately, cystic acne was the price I paid for eating the standard American diet. It was the kind of acne that hurt when I talked or moved my… read more
Mike lost 20 pounds, no longer has frequent bouts of illness that required antibiotics and is healthier than he has ever been
Since an early age, like most Americans, the bulk of my diet was comprised of processed foods and animal products.  In elementary school I was… read more
Tony, a type 1 diabetic lost 20 pounds; feels better than ever and is in the best shape of his life
At age 20 I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. I was deathly ill, and admitted myself to the emergency room where they clocked my blood sugar at… read more
Stan lost 18 pounds in one month and wishes he knew about the Nutritarian lifestyle years ago
I have had a weight problem all my life which I blamed on genes from my mother's side of the family. I tried several popular diets, but always put… read more
Liz lost 17 pounds and is happy her healthy diet freed her from hot flashes and mood swings
I started the program to improve my overall health and help with my fitness. The foods were not a big change to my diet, but the recipes and… read more
Amy, a type 1 diabetic, says Dr. Fuhrman was the answer to her prayers for help to control her diabetes
In September of 2013, I had the awesome privilege of meeting and interviewing Dr. Joel Fuhrman on Sacramento's PBS local affiliate station, KVIE… read more
LeGere: As a result of experiencing so many wonderful health benefits LeGere calls Dr. Fuhrman her hero
I became a follower of Dr. Fuhrman's Nutritarian plan the day I was told I was borderline diabetic. How could that be? I was not overweight, ate… read more
Barbara suffered a  devastating stroke at age 21, years later has amazing health
At 21 years old, I had a devastating stroke which paralyzed me from head to toe on my right side and gave me aphasia; language loss.  It took me… read more
Marty's rheumatoid arthritis is so much better her life has been transformed; she feels sad for  RA patients who don't know the Eat To Live lifestyle can improve their life
I just celebrated my fortieth birthday. When I was thirty I was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). I had a joint replacement in my finger… read more
Stephanie: Stepanie's debititating symptoms from her chronic fatigue syndrome have greatly improved and her energy keeps increasing
I committed fully to the Eat to Live diet in September of 2011 after being diagnosed with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.  While I have suffered with… read more
Susan's inner spirit went from broken to healing
Even if I never lose another pound, when I read Dr. Fuhrman’s books, listen to his lectures, cook the delicious recipes, I am filled with such… read more
Katharine began suffering  cluster headaches and neck pain in her teens, now they are gone
I have suffered from headaches since I was 16 years old. I broke my jaw in two places in a car accident when I was 24 years old. I had three types… read more
carla:  By following her daughter's advice to follow Eat To Live, Carla's chronic headaches disappeared  just as her daughter's did
Thanks to Dr. Fuhrman I have my life back.  About two and a half years ago my adult daughter came home from work with another migraine and turned… read more
David's Nutriitarian diet helps him stay cancer free and his children healthy
I began my Nutritarian diet after being diagnosed with cancer nearly five years ago and truly believe it has helped me stay cancer free as well as… read more
Greg: This 17 year old knows the importance of the Nutritarian program for good health
Although I have been obsessed about exercise and nutrition since I was 12 years old, I took my health to a new level about a year ago by following… read more
Laurie is free of  multiple sclerosis flare-ups
At age 28 I was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis ("MS") and life seemed more precarious and confusing with the constant threat of a MS flare-up.… read more
Lisa's daughter no longer suffers chronic ear infections
When my daughter was almost two, she started having ear infections and residual ear fluid. Two different ear, nose and throat doctors advised… read more
Rebecca: Since the birth of her baby Rebecca has followed Disease Proof Your Child and is happy to say that her daughter never gets sick
Our two year old daugher, Maria, has been living a Nutritarian lifestyle since day one. My husband and I adopted this lifestyle not too long… read more
Zzenozzephyr lost an amazing 155 pounds and reversed diabetes after his doctor recommended Eat To Live
In November 2012 I finally decided to go to the doctor because my health symptoms were becoming unbearable. It was a life changing visit. I… read more
Debbie lost a life-changing 123 pounds including no longer getting severe migraines
Thanks to Dr.Fuhrman and his staff I feel great and my husband of 38 years says I am a different person. I lost 123 pounds and went from a size 26… read more
Michael reversed his diabetes despite his doctor telling him that it wasn't possible and diabetes was something he had to live with.
On June 25, 2013 my doctor called asking me to come to see him the next morning to talk about my blood work. I went to his office and was told I… read more
Free2Bme lost 52  pounds and no longer takes diabetes medication
I started reading The End of Diabetes and very slowly began to make changes in all areas of living.  When I started to understand what Dr. Fuhrman… read more
Elizabeth lost 47 pounds and is free of her stressful health issues, including IBS, fibromyalgia and acne
My Eat To Live journey began almost four and a half years ago.  At that time I was at the end of my ability to cope with my health and even life.… read more
Helyn lost a total of 46 pounds, is still losing,  and her once dangerously high blood pressure is now normal
I was raised by an Italian mother. In our house, food was not only for substance, it was part of our culture, our heritage and our identity. My… read more
Ellen and her husband are family doctors, she lost 45 pounds and both recommend Eat To Live to their patients
With a strong family history of diabetes, I thought I might get it one day as I had been overweight most of my life.  The day I checked my HA1C… read more
connie: After suffering a heart attack, Connie  lost 40 pounds, no longer has to take  cholesterol  or mighraine medication, and feels great
I needed to lose weight and tried every diet, nothing worked. I had an EKG which showed at some time I had a heart attack. I had high cholesterol… read more
Jeff lost 40 pounds in two months and no longer suffers from uncontrolled high blood pressure or atrial fibrillation
The past two months have been incredible.  At the start of Dr. Fuhrman's program, I weighed 335 pounds with blood pressure around 160/110 which… read more
drastone: Dr. Stone lost 27 pounds including 5 inches off his waist, and lowered his cholesterol, all in 6 weeks
I've been a practicing physician for 24 years so I've always known that good nutrition is important, but have fallen prey to the "eat on the run"… read more
Mike:  Mike lost 26 pounds, has normal glucose levels, and gave The End of Diabetes to his doctor to read
In 2003 I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. I weighed 286 pounds and my A1C was 11. I followed standard dietary advice and lost 51 pounds. I was… read more
Mark' is happily free of multiple sclerosis symptoms
When I was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) the neurologist told me that it was not a death sentence. Out of his 108 patients who have been… read more
Ken lost 172 pounds and thanks Dr. Fuhrman for saving his life
I have been following Dr. Fuhrman’s plan for 14 months now and  lost 172 pounds so far. I’m no longer on blood pressure medications and I bike 150… read more
Erik beat his food addiction, learned to eat only when feeling true hunger and lost 142 pounds
Seven years ago I finished college and was motivated to lose weight and get a fresh start in life. I joined the Jenny Craig program and lost 125… read more
Larry lost 55 pounds and says it was effortless as he enjoys the food so much
I must thank Dr. Fuhrman for his part in my remarkable transformation. I had eased up to 305 pounds in my first 60 years including the usual… read more
Lora  lost 125 pounds and is half the person she once was
I have been following the Eat to Live program for the past 15 months and have had wonderful success. At my highest weight I weighed 245 pounds. I… read more
S.A. Griffin: S. W. Griffin lost 110 pounds
I brought Eat To Live, and a friend and I went to healthy eating classes at Whole Foods Market in Vancouver WA. I lost 110 pounds and have… read more
Billie: After decades of being obese, Billie lost 104 pounds and can't believe how easy it was to do just by following Eat To Live
I was obese for more than twenty years and having it behind me is such a wonderful relief! I own a creative firm and we're so busy, I didn't know… read more
Debbie astounded her physician by how quickly she lost 100 pounds; she is happy to be free of migraines, high blood pressure and high cholesterol
As of March 11, 2013 I lost 100 pounds in seven and a half months.  I went from fifteen to seventeen migraines a month to zero. My cholesterol… read more
Albaracin is thankful her daughter gave her Eat To Live for her birthday, she  lost 82 pounds and dropped10 sizes
For my birthday on October 13, 2011, my daughter sent me Eat To Live. That day I did a lot of walking and when I got home I had some blood stasis… read more
Charlene lost 81 pounds and her ulcerative colitis went into remission
When I was 16 years old I was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis and put on steroids. The medication caused me to gain a lot of weight, plus, at… read more
Lois lost 81 pounds, is off her diabetes medications, and credits her healthy diet for staying cancer free
I am 59 years old and I started the Eat For Health program in September 2011. Today is May 10, 2012 and I have lost 81 pounds to date. I thank… read more
Zofia, a college student, lost 80 pounds and  with it went her acne and high cholesterol
By the time I reached my senior year of high school, my weight had just snuck up on me. I was 200 pounds and 18 years old, with high cholesterol.… read more
Jerry lost 78 pounds and with it went his diabetes and medications
In September 2013 my wife taped a Dr. Oz show. There was a doctor on that segment that would save me, it was Dr. Fuhrman. I watched the show and… read more
Dennis lost 76 pounds and his family is joining him following the Nutritarian program
My wife saw Dr. Fuhrman on the Dr. Oz television show and ordered Eat To Live. She had lost 110 pounds on Weight Watchers two years before and had… read more
LeeSnoopyT: Lee lost 75 pounds and learned to enjoy excersing

I discovered Dr. Fuhrman when I was already on my journey to optimum health. I gave up all white stuff and was cutting way down on meat and… read more
RWCrumbler: RWChrumbler lost 75 pounds and credits Eat To Live with saving his life
In 2000 I had a triple bypass for the three of my worst blockages which was the worst medical experience I've ever had. Then a colonoscopy… read more
Nalida lost 71 pounds and realizes moderation doesn't work
I came back from vacation at Disney and Orlando with my family and felt sicker than ever. I was under a lot of stress from the deep grief of… read more
Kelly lost 70 pounds and is running in her first marathon
Growing up my weight would go up and down all the time. When a new diet fad was going around I was trying it. I would lose weight while on it, but… read more
Lynsey: Even with medication, Lynsey suffered debilitating effects of lupus and multiple autoimmune diseases; after losing 65 pounds she is free of the symptoms that once plagued her
I would like to give my deepest thanks to Dr. Fuhrman.  He completely changed my life and my body from the inside out. 
shan: Shan lost 65 pounds and enjoys trying Nutritarian recipes
I saw Dr. Fuhrman on TV and thought his program is easy as to follow as I am a vegetarian. After reading his book back to back in two days, and… read more
Sue lost 65 pounds and feels healed after suffering with periperal nerve damage and decreased immunity as a result of Guillain Barre Syndrome
By the time I started Eat To Live I had already lost 66 pounds and hit a wall no matter what I did.  When I began Eat To Live it all started to… read more
Maria lost 64 pounds and her arthritis is much better
I lost 64 pounds in five months.  My weight loss journey began when I told a friend that I had started eating healthy, getting off meats, etc.,… read more
Dale lost 60 pounds and reversed high blood pressure
I had just turned 60 and my weight was 253 pounds (I am 5’11"). I was on three blood pressure medicines and my doctor told me I was pre-diabetic… read more
Debbie lost 60 pounds, maintained it while undergoing treatment for breast cancer and feels great
My trip to San Francisco in December 2012 changed by life. My son, Adam, gave both my partner and myself a trip to San Francisco to attend… read more
Shannon:  Shannon lost 60 pounds and all her blood test results are "incredible"
Our medical plan uses Dr. Fuhrman's radio shows and books to help people get healthy.  I read Eat To Live twice and decided to commit to that… read more
Jane lost 58 pounds, her husband lost 32 pounds and they made it a policy not to allow any food in their home that is not on the program
I started Eat To Live weighing 183 pounds and now weigh 125 pounds. It has been amazing; I love most of the recipes and have tweaked those that… read more
drjazz1947: DrJazz lost 55 pounds and is no longer on meds or supplementary oxygen for Pulmonary Fibrosis Lung Disease
I discovered the book Eat To Live in Jan 2010 after being diagnosed with IPF (Pulmonary Fibrosis Lung Disease) in July 2009. I immediately… read more
Heather lost 55 pounds and went from size 14 to size 4
I weighed 230 pounds when I watched the documentary Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead. I then went on a two month juice reboot and lost 27 pounds. During… read more
Jerry lost 55 pounds and went off his blood pressure medication in only 6 months
When I started the Eat To Live plan, I was a bit of a skeptic, but everything in the book has proven to be true. I went from 220 pounds to 165… read more
Glenda lost 52 pounds and loves her healthy lifestyle
I saw Dr. Fuhrman on the Dr. Oz show and bought Eat To Live. I began reading it Memorial Day weekend 2012. I started reading sections to my… read more
Debbie lost 50 pounds along with her PMS, constipation and migraines
I discovered Eat To Live in August, 2004. At the time, I had grown (literally) sick of the Atkins and South Beach diets. I initially lost weight… read more
Jane's diabetes was making her so miserable she considered ending her life; now she lost 50 pounds and is free of diabetes, says her life has been saved
I was suffering from peripheral neuropathy due to diabetes. I would go to bed and have to get up half an hour later because my feet would burn so… read more
Karl lost 50 pounds and with it went his many health issues including high blood pressure and high cholesterol levels
High blood pressure, high cholesterol, prediabetic, COPD and irritable bowel syndrome were the major health issues in my life in addition to being… read more
Sue: Before Sue lost 50 pounds she had so many health problems she felt she was dying, now all her debilitating symptoms have disappeard and she feels great
If we had not changed to Dr. Fuhrman's diet, I would have died.  I think our son, through Dr. Fuhrman, saved my life. For ten years I experienced… read more
Brenda lost 48 pounds and says losing weight was easy for the first time in her life
I watched Dr. Joel Fuhrman on PBS last August and learned about G-BOMBS. On August 5th, 2013 I started my get healthier program using what I had… read more
Lois lost 47 pounds and has more energy than she has had for years
I am a 54 year old female who has struggled with weight all my life. I have lost and gained and lost and gained month after month, year after… read more
Ruth lost 47 pounds and her doctor says she "healed herself" of diabetes, high blood pressure, and high cholesterol
I began following the Eat To Live program after trying and failing with several other plans. I weighed 184 pounds when I started. I have steadily… read more
Anthony lost 45 pounds and reduced his diabetes medications
I started Eat to Live in January 2013. I had read the book a few weeks earlier and must admit found the concepts fascinating, but felt it was way… read more
Pam amazed her doctor with her quick 45 pound weight loss along with the big improvement in her blood work
I want to say thank you.  In the fall of 2012 I was watching the Dr Oz. show and Dr. Fuhrman was a guest. I went on line and reserved Eat To… read more
Debbie lost 42 pounds and her lifelong chronic kidney disease is improving
All my life I have had chronic kidney disease/nephrosis.  Shortly after starting the Eat To Live diet, I went to a nephrologist. I told him I was… read more
brad: Brad lost 40 pounds, lowered his cholesterol, and is more fit than he has been in years
I was 46 years old, 6 ft. tall and weighed 200 pounds. By many American standards I looked fine, but I had been a runner in college and knew that… read more
Carrie lost 40 pounds, is free of painful rheumatoid arthritis and migraines
I was given Eat To Live by my father who had been on the program for a few months and had great success. I had been suffering from migraines and… read more
Derek: After years of struggling with his weight Derek lost 40 pounds along with his food addiction
When I saw Dr. Fuhrman’s special on PBS in February 2012, I knew that I had to do something to take care of my health.  I was borderline obese and… read more
Jack lost 40 pounds and with it went his high cholesterol and triglyceride levels
I was fighting a losing battle against high cholesterol and elevated triglyceride levels. Years of trouble with the side effects of statin… read more
Jim: After suffering two heart attacks Jim lost 40 pounds, is free of pain,  and is off all but one medication
I had two heart attacks, one in October 1999 and the other in September 2000. I ordered Dr. Fuhrman's tapes and started G-BOMBS. Now all my pains… read more
Kenneth lost 40 pounds and reversed his diabetes without medication, his doctor says he has added years to his life
I have a history of high blood pressure and high cholesterol levels. My annual physical and accompanying blood tests revealed that I was now… read more
Michael: Nothing helped Michael's bad pain from Crohn's disease, now  he is free of pain and lost 40 pounds
I was In terrible pain from Crohn's disease and arthritis, I read Eat To Live and not knowing what else to do, having tried everything else, I… read more
Steven lost 40 pounds and lowered his alarmingly high blood pressure; he believes all medical students should read Eat To Live
My wife and I decided to give Eat To Live a try. I am absolutely amazed at the results. Within just a couple of weeks, fat seemed to be melting… read more
Susan: After 8 months following the plan Susan lost 40 pounds and bought a new wardrobe
The year before I started the Eat to Live plan I had as many as three migraines per week.  I had seven sinus infections that year. Arthritis in my… read more
Sushi lost 40 pounds and no longer suffers from heartburn
I bought Eat To Live after watching Dr. Fuhrman on PBS.  After three weeks I no longer had heartburn and stopped taking medication for it. In… read more
Sharon lost 39 pounds is confident their healthy diet will keep her and her husband free of disease
Since my 39 pound weight loss co-workers have asked me how I did it.  I tell them if they really want to lose weight and keep it off to read Eat… read more
Lily is enjoying a newfound energy and zest for life after previously suffering from depression for many years
All my life I experienced periods of depression, fatigue, and unhappiness. Since following the Eat to Live lifestyle I lost over 37 pounds.  I am… read more
Joan: After trying to lose weight for a long time and failing, Joan lost 36 pounds and stopping needing medication for digestive problems
My weight loss, following the Nutritarian program, was rapid at first, losing 20 pounds in the first six weeks. After that it slowed down, but I'm… read more
Amanda: Unable to engage in her usual sport Amanda gained weight and by learning the importance of good nutrition lost 35 pounds and feels great
I noticed an increase in weight after suffering an injury in my sport.  I am a Taekwondo Athlete currently ranked Number 2 in the nation at the… read more
Atlanta Family: The Atlanta Family benefit following Nutritarian plan; daughters with ADD/ADHD function better and have increased attention spans, mom is cured of migraines, dad is cured of asthma

We have had tremendous success as a Nutritarian family. My husband and I both readEat To Live. I also read Disease Proof Your Child, and… read more
Christina: After ten years of desperately trying to lose weight, Christina lost 35 pounds and was able to wean off her diabetes medication
For over ten years I had been struggling with a weight gain and insulin resistance that resulted from Polycystic Ovary Syndrome. I worked very… read more
Fred lost 35 pounds and no longer takes medication for atrial fibrillation or cholesterol
Inspired by Dr. Fuhrman's Nutritarian program, I start each morning with berries and unsweetened almond milk. I have a blended salad at noon with… read more
Jeff lost 35 pounds and is thankful to have his health back again; he no longer suffers from irritable bowel syndrome and lowered his cholesterol
I had blood work done in July 2013. My weight was over 240 pounds (I am 6' tall.) and my blood pressure was 155 /95. That alone scared me. My… read more
leah: Leah is free of leg pain and no longer needs the blood pressure and cholesterol medications her doctor urged her to take
In March of 2006 I noticed a cramp in my calf when walking. I went to a chiropractor thinking it was a back issue. Then in June 2006 my husband… read more
Linda lost 34 pounds by beating her addiction to chocolate and  junk food
I have gained and lost weight several times in my adult years. Most recently, after losing my job, I hit an all-time high of 176.6 pounds and was… read more
Angie's committment in 2013 to eating healthy is continuely paying off; she is steadily losing weight for a total of 33 pounds lost and is reversing her diabetes
I read Dr. Fuhrman's book, lost 13 pounds and came off two of my medicines. I have a very good doctor helping me along the way. I am eating… read more
DW 's five year old son is free of violent tics and dad lost 32 pounds along with lowering his cholesterol
Dr. Fuhrman saved my son.  On January 23rd 2012, I took my two boys on a school field trip to Lego Land, FL. Halfway through the day, Bo, my five… read more
Kari didn't like seeing herself in photographs; lost 32 pounds, lowered her cholesterol and is no longer pre-diabetes
I decided it was time for a change after looking at vacation photos. I was pre-diabetic with many other issues, aches and pains. My cholesterol… read more
Peter lost 32 pounds and is happy the arthritis pain in his knees is gone
I have been a vegetarian for eight years, and, as I found out, not the healthiest one. I always felt frustrated that I never really looked the… read more
Sharon lost 32 pounds an  was surprised how fast she was free of Myasthenia Gravis symptoms
I followed Dr. Fuhrman's recipes and advice in the two books Eat to Live and Super Immunity.  I did not expect the fast results I got.  I was on… read more
Tolliver lost 32 pounds and is happy to wear size 12
I have been eating this way for two years. I think I am now addicted to this healthy eating style. Ninety percent of the foods I eat are in… read more
Amie: Denied life insurance due to medical conditions, Amie and her husband followed Eat To Live and both were approved
My husband is 45 years old and I am 35.   Two years ago he was rejected for life insurance because of high blood pressure, irregular heartbeats… read more
CRSeidel was giving up hope of lowering her cholesterol, eating healthy did and she lost 30 pounds
My husband and I have been following Dr. Fuhrman's food suggestions for about a year and a half. My doctor despaired of my "bad" cholesterol ever… read more
Diane lost 30 pounds and stopped taking medication for osteoporosis and back pain
My husband and I talked about our retirement and wanted to cut health care costs. We also wanted to feel better so we decided to follow the… read more
Ellie: Eighty four year old Ellie  knows her deceased husband would be proud of her 30 pound weight loss
After seeing Dr. Fuhrman on PBS in February, I sent in a donation and received his books and CDs.  Now, on July 31st, I have lost 30 pounds, and… read more
gurjeet: Gurjeet's family is amazed by her 30 pound weight loss in 7 weeks
No one was more surprised than me when I lost 30 pounds in just seven weeks. Previously, I was referred to as "the queen of fast food." Now, my… read more
John lost 30 pounds and is determined to avoid an early death and the heart problems common in his family
I had to break the chain of events to where I was headed. My father died of an aortic aneurysm and my mother had a heart attack. My one brother… read more
Kathleen lost 30 pounds, her husband lost 40 pounds
I saw Dr. Fuhrman on Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead and on Dr. Oz within a day of each other.  Something drew me to his message.  I read the book and… read more
Lance lost 30 pounds and gained energy
I read Eat To Live and almost immediately started the diet program. My energy level has almost doubled. I went from a 36/38 inch pants waist size… read more
Madeline lost 30 pounds, her intestinal problems have improved and looks forward to a healthy future
In May 2014 my blood test showed I was pre-diabetic. My A1C was 6.1.  My lipid numbers were not very good either: cholesterol 226, LDL 132, HDL 39… read more
Richard completely turned his life around with Eat to Live.
I’m an international lawyer, 53, originally from New Hampshire. I’ve lived in Asia for 16 years.
sarnio: Sarnio lost 30 pounds and stopped taking medications for diabetes, blood pressure and GERD 
Since following Dr. Fuhrman's eating plan I am off my diabetes medication (Lantus) and Diovan for hypertension as well as tecta for GERD.  I lost… read more
Beth lost 28 pounds despite living in Evansville, In. ranked the fattest city in the U.S.
I have been on the Nutritarian plan for almost seven weeks and have lost twenty eight pounds.  I just had to give a shout out to Dr. Fuhrman to… read more
David lost 28 pounds was taken off his diabetes medicine
I have been on Dr. Fuhrman's Nutritarian diet for four months and lost 28 pounds. I was taken off Actos (a medication for type 2 diabetes), and… read more
Sherrell lost 28 pounds and no longers suffers with chronic constipation
I am 75 years old and had terrible digestion.  No matter what I did, I had constipation nearly constantly.  I heard about Dr. Fuhrman's … read more
Earlene loves people telling her she looks great after losing 27 pounds
One night I saw Dr. Fuhrman on PBS in Detroit.  So the following morning I decided to try his diet program, and, to my disbelief, it worked.  At… read more
Debbie lost 26 pounds
This plan is truly right for me! I do sometimes miss having salt. Other than that, I find it easy to stay on track. My husband and I prepare our… read more
Ed: When Ed lost 26 pounds he stopped having heartburn and his allergies are much better
My biggest improvements since being on the program are a feeling of wellbeing, the absence of heartburn, and greatly reduced allergies. I have… read more
Carl: When Carl learned he had diabetes he opted to follow The End of Diabetes before taking medications and succeeded in reversing his diabetes
I was always physically active until 2007 through 2013. It was during that period I put on weight. I would not have been called obese, but I would… read more
Julie lost 25 pounds and was cured of diabetes
On my birthday my family doctor informed me I was diabetic. I didn't want to accept that as my fate, and so I went to the bookstore to look for a… read more
Ken lost 25 pounds and quickly healed from hip surgery
I had my second total hip replacement. For twelve years the pain from my hips had been incredible. My doctor told me to lose weight and the hips… read more
Michael lost 25 pounds and is able to do yoga poses he could not do before
I switched to a Nutritarian diet after seeing Dr. Fuhrman on PBS, reading Eat To Live and the China Study.  My LDL dropped from 119 to 84.  My… read more
Tom was lowered his cholesterol after years of trying by following the Nutritarian diet style
I have a family history of heart disease. Since I was 25 years old (I am 39 now), I have had my cholesterol checked yearly. No matter what I did,… read more
Bob lost 24 pound sand feels better than he has for the last 20 years
I am 62 years old and I have not felt this well for the last twenty years. I don't take any medication for the first time in years and have been… read more
TexMex lost 24 pounds and enjoys making new recipes
This program is easy to follow.  I lost 24 pounds and love vegetables and fruit so it is easy to try new recipes.  Soups and salads are my best… read more
Cindy lost 22 pounds and is thrilled not to have to take any medications
I saw Dr. Fuhrman on the Dr. Oz program and everything he said made sense.  I was committed from that moment on.  I printed the chart for whole… read more
Dave: After having a major heart attack Dave is following the Nutritarian diet, now follow-up lab work say his chances of a repeat heart attack are close to zero
I changed to a Nutritarian diet in May 2014 after suffering a major heart attack.  I also began exercising regularly. I lost 22 pounds and have 10… read more
J A. lost 22 pounds and loves her new 27 inch waist
I have always been active and very aware of the foods I put into my body. However, when I hit my late thirties I noticed my weight starting to… read more
sabinaa: Sabinaa has Graves Disease; following Eat To Live her eyes and thyroid returned to normal
In 2005, I was diagnosed with Grave's disease. Against the advice of three doctors, I did not have my thyroid removed or destroyed.  After taking… read more
Venki: By following The End of Diabetes guidelines Venki lost 22 pounds and stopped taking diabetes medication
I came across Dr.Fuhrman's book The End of Diabetes and read it cover to cover in a few days. I had been a diabetic since 2007 and was on the… read more
William stopped taking medication for high cholesterol and lost his cravings for toxic foods
At age 58, I had been diagnosed with restless leg syndrome, high cholesterol, and sinusitis. I was experiencing headaches as well on a regular… read more
Zina lost 22 pounds and feels  confident the is not on the path to developing major health issues
After seeing Dr. Fuhrman on Dr. Oz, I bought Eat To Live.  It opened my eyes as to what was ahead of me with the way I was eating.  I immediately… read more
Gina: After attending Dr. Fuhrman's Whole Food Market Immersion Program, Gina lost 21 pounds, lowered her cholesterol and feels she has her life back
What an amazing journey I have been on. I have been battling high cholesterol, pre-hypertension and a chronic pain condition for many years. I… read more
Gina lost 21 pounds, lowered her cholesterol and feels 20 years younger
What an amazing journey I have been on.  I have been battling high cholesterol, pre-high blood pressure and a chronic pain condition for many… read more
Bill lost 20 pounds, his sleep apena is gone along with his high cholesterol
In the past, my wife and I were the perfect example of what happens when you are active, but don't watch what you eat. Now I hope we can be the… read more
cmg: Cmg lost 20 pounds, stopped having frequent sinus headaches and her skin is free of acne
About a year ago I read Eat To Live and since then it has been an incredible journey. I began dieting at around age fifteen and spent many years… read more
Diane ended years of yo-yo dieting, fasting, binging and lost 20 pounds
At age 17, I was diagnosed with a goiter and treated with radioactive iodine. Doctors told me there would be a period of adjustment before my… read more
Maureen lost 20 pounds and the symptoms she suffered from Lyme disease are gone
When I started Eat To Live I was at the end of my rope. I had gained thirty pounds in two years. I was diagnosed with Lyme disease in 2011 and was… read more
Mike lost 20 pounds, is off his psoriatic arthritis medication and says the benefits of  healthy eating keep coming
There are a lot of extreme stories shared on this site with amazing weight loss. Mine is not extreme by any means, but I feel that a larger… read more
Nancy loves being a size 6 now that she lost 20 pounds
I was looking for a lifestyle diet that was sustainable over the long term. I had already tried the balanced diet, the Atkins diet, and the… read more
Peg was able to stop taking blood pressure medication after only two weeks on the program
In November 2011 I had been feeling good.  I was working out and had lost 20 pounds on Weight Watchers. However, my blood pressure spiked.  I had… read more
Rita attributes her easy menopause to eating a plant based diet;
I started a plant based lifestyle in Nov. 1997 and my husband in Jan.1998. A friend that had been trained through Hallelujah Acres told us about… read more
Robert went on the program to cure his acid reflux and it did; a bonus was he lost 20 pounds
I implemented the Nutritarian approach using both a blender and a juicer, along with eating produce raw and cooked. At 6ft. 2in. I lost 20… read more
Rocky: When Rocky's  doctor prescribed medication for his diabetes, his wife suggested waiting and found the Nutritarian diet style; now he no longer needs medication
Despite eating what I thought was a healthy diet, my A1C was continually rising over a period of two years  Finally, I went for an annual physical… read more
Shannon lost 40 pounds and is converting her grown children to following the Eat To Live lifestyle
In my forties I started gaining weight and hit 156 pounds. I was perimenopausal and my thyroid was out of whack.  My cholesterol started creeping… read more
Stephanie: The Nutritarian diet helped control Stephanie's gestational diabetes and she no longer suffers with frequent urinary tract infections
I had hypoglycemic syndrome so bad I would literally pass out if I did not eat every ninety minutes. A friend referred me Eat to Live. Within four… read more
Birdwell lost 19 pounds and is happy to finally be free of craving sweets
I have been over weight most of my adult life and tried every diet possible short of surgery. In 2008 I was treated for throat cancer. During… read more
Brandy lost 18 pounds and won her five year battle with depression, no longer has acne, and is happier and more energetic than ever before
Growing up I was always chubbier than my friends. Raised in a typical American family with fast food dinners, I ate what all of my friends did and… read more
Jerry: Taking statin drugs made Jerry feel terrible; following Eat To Live he no longer required medication and lost 18 pounds
I have a family history of cardiovascular disease with one brother dying suddenly when he was 50 years old. I needed two cardiac stents due chest… read more
Steffi lost 18 pounds in four months; with it went her craving for sugar and her high cholesterol
Little by little over the past ten years my weight was creeping up, and while it may not be as dramatic or extreme as some, the extra 15 pounds… read more
Carlos lost 17 pounds in just 4 weeks and says best of all is how much better he feels not having heartburn or stomach problems
During the last couple of years I gained 40 pounds. Lately I had not been feeling good about myself. I slowly started cutting out meat, dairy, and… read more
Ed is a type 1 diabetic and his blood sugar is the best it has ever been
I am stunned! I have had type 1 diabetes for 25 years, have been on many different regimes, including an insulin pump, and never have my blood… read more
Karin lost 17 pounds, is free of  headaches and most of her medications
I was semi vegetarian prior to April 2013, with a C-Reactive Protein (CRP) test result of 3. The CRP tests for heart disease risk. According to my… read more
Gloria was in pain as a result of taking statin meds for high cholesterol; after discontinuing the mediciation and following Eat To Live for just 3 months her cholesterol went down 66 percent
I was diagnosed with severely high cholesterol that is a genetic disorder. I had been taking statins for many years, and, over that time, have… read more
Averill lowered his cholesterol and is determined not to follow his family's history of bad health
I am a 53 year old male. About a year ago I had a renal infarct; I was later diagnosed with a Protein S deficiency.  My hematologist has put me on… read more
Diane is happy to be back to her pre-pregnancy weight
I am excited to tell people how I have lost weight and how I have not given up anything but weight. I was given the book Eat For Health and… read more
Kathleen credits the Nutritarian diet for helping her become pregnant after two years of trying with no success
My husband and I had tried for nearly two years to have a second child without success. My menstrual cycles had stopped a year and a half before… read more
Robin lost 15 hard-to-lose pounds, has her energy back  and no longer needs to frequently take  headache medication 
I've had headaches for most of my adult life. They were somewhat alleviated when I cut dairy from my diet several years ago, but returned with the… read more
Stephanie significantly lowered her high cholesterol
I lost15 pounds, feel so much better, as I have more energy, no more aches and pains, sleep better, run better, and now have lowered my total… read more
Craig amazed his doctor with how quickly he was able to lower his cholesterol levels
Before beginning the program outlined in Eat To Live my total cholesterol was 251 with my LDL level at 186.  After six weeks on the Eat To Live… read more
Tina:  Tina lost 14 pounds and had more energy from the first day following Eat To Live
The first day on the program, I kid you not, I felt different.  I had more energy.  I began to crave leafy greens like never before in my life.  I… read more
hometownlaurie:  Hometownlaurie followed the End of Diabetes and weaned off insulin
When I was diagnosed in October 2013 with Type II diabetes my A1C was almost 19. My blood glucose was a shocking 599, and my doctor wanted me in… read more
Lea, a nursing mom  lost 13 pounds, and is confident her healthy diet is giving her baby the best possible nutrition
My very good friend, who is a physician, had a wonderful experience with Eat To Live. I bought the book, mainly just to lose weight after having… read more
Sara:  Sara is delighted with her lower cholesterol and high energy level
I strictly followed Dr. Fuhrman’s Eat to Live plan for six weeks during the summer of 2012. I saw my cholesterol levels plummet and the excess… read more
Anne: Taking blood pressure medication was making Anne feel miserable; now she no longer needs them and says going on the Nutritarian plan is the best thing she ever did
I was on a medication for high blood pressure and it was making me literally sick and tired. I was suffering from depression and total insomnia… read more
Dan: After lowering his cholesterol and increasing his vitamin D level in just 3 months, Dan says the Nutritarian diet style is life saving
Over the past 10 years my total cholesterol ranged from about 195 to 215. In February 2014 my total cholesterol was 205. Because of this higher… read more
Elizabeth:  Elizabeth's life long crippling mentstrual symptoms disappeared
Ever since I had my very first period at the age of 14, the pain and the accompanying symptoms, were so agonizing that it was borderline… read more
Frank:  Although Frank doesn't have major health issues, he has more energy and feels at peace
As a long-time vegetarian, I have low cholesterol, good blood pressure, low PSA, good body weight, and good medical checkups. I work out… read more
Donna lowered her cholesterol in just two and a half months
At 117 pounds, my total cholesterol was 225, so I immediately started the Nutritarian diet style. Two and a half months later my cholesterol is… read more
Erica: Early menopause and infertility were the soure of  Erica's depression and chest pains, now both ailments have subsided and she feels great

Two years ago I started having hot flashes. I was only 35 years old and during my sixteen years of marriage I had been experiencing… read more
Dean's cholesterol  went from bad to good so quickly he and his wife cried for joy
There is a history of heart disease and cancer in my family. My father died from a heart attack at age 49 and my mother from cancer at 63. As a… read more
Joy's cholesterol dropped 49 points
This is amazing. I have always been slim, and my diet was what most people would consider angelic. Yet my cholesterol was as high as 297 without… read more
Randy was astonished how changing his diet quickly eliminated the oily skin and acne he had suffereed with for many years
I had tried everything to get rid of the oily skin on my face. I even had two Accutane treatments in the last five years which helped for a year… read more
Jean quickly lowered her cholesterol and her doctor now recommends Eat To Live to her patients
Even though I was not very overweight, I was diagnosed with prediabetes due to a family history. My cholestrol and triglycerides were in the… read more
Allison resolved her multiple health issues including irritable bowel syndrome and finally felt well enough to have a baby
In 2008 I was diagnosed with lymphangioleimyomatosis (a rare cancer-like lung disease). This was not the first time that I had received a scary… read more
Sheryl is now pain free after years of suffering from multiple sclerosis and rheumatoid arthritis symptoms
I have multiple sclerosis (MS), rheumatoid arthritis, and lupus. I was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 2006.  My initial treatments were… read more
Angela is very happy to be free of Crohn's disease
My journey towards healthy eating started eleven years ago when I was diagnosed with Crohn's disease. This week I had a routine colonoscopy, and,… read more
David  beat his food addiction and went from being miserable and depressed to feeling excited about life
Thank God there are doctors like Dr. Fuhrman who are teaching us how to be healthy. I want to live my whole life and not just the first part of… read more
Jean's frequent migraines are now rare occurrences and she no longer suffers from stomach issues
I read Dr. Fuhrman's books, Eat to Live and Super Immunity, and was very impressed with his knowledge and research.  I started the Nutritarian diet read more
Kenneth: Growing up 21 year-old Kenneth ate the standard American diet; now he is a passionate Nutritarian advocate
I am 21 years old and never had a salad in my entire childhood. I ate very little vegetables and fruit as a child. Orange juice, corn and French… read more
Sonia  adopted the Eat To Live lifestyle to combat her pain and it did; she feels so much better she says it is a blessing
I started Eat To Live  to make me feel better and help with pain. I am on methadone, and muscle relaxers. I had three cervical fusions in 2006… read more
Ali follows Disease Proof Your Child guidelines and has a very healthy son
When I was pregnant I read Dr. Fuhrman's book, Disease-Proof Your Child: Feeding Kids Right and it was the biggest light bulb moment for my… read more
Camille is grateful for Dr. Fuhrman's help in her recovery from Lyme disease and her son's recovery from rheumatic fever.
I consulted with Dr. Fuhrman when my son was very sick with rheumatic fever. He was extremely helpful. My son went on to be a top football player… read more
Christine B:  Christine enjoyed a healthy pregnancy, nursing, now her baby is thriving on the program
As a patient of Dr. Fuhrman for over five years, I firmly believe in his nutrition philosophy.  Although following his recommended diet seemed… read more
Connie no longer has osteoporisis in her hip and enjoys other health benefits
A bone density test showed I had osteoporosis in my hip. I met with Dr. Fuhrman and he suggested that I take the Osteo-Sun vitamin, continue… read more
Ivan: Professional fitness trainer Ivan achieved his ambition to get lean and fit in a healthy way
Dr. Fuhrman's books have helped my transition to being a vegan. My biggest gains from the Nutritarian lifestyle is lower body fat, better skin… read more
Jerri lowered her cholesterol and blood pressure and has more energy than ever
I had been on the daily diet, excluding the beans, berries, mushrooms, and onions for about  eight years. After reading Super Immunity, and seeing… read more
Joe is free from debilitating cluster headaches
My cluster headaches were cured after following Dr. Fuhrman's advice as outlined in his book.  I had suffered from them for years.
Karen says  her husband, a cancer survivor, feels much better and energetic on his plant based diet
On behalf of my entire family and myself thank you for your book Eat To Live.  After reading it along with the China Study, we adopted a  food… read more
Mike S. is grateful for the information he learned and the results of his blood tests
I recently had some heart issues and the result was two stents being inserted in one artery. After buying the book, Cholesterol Protection For… read more
Obermeyer learned he could eat healthy at college
I'm a college student who has learned that eating for health can be done while living away at college.
Randi gained 20 pounds and is winning her battle with anorexia and bulimia
All the absolutely amazing transformations I have read about weight loss and disease reversal on DrFuhrman.com are truly remarkable. My story is a… read more
Sadie's young son is free of painful chronic ear infections
We have five children and we all strive to eat a plant-based diet .Our journey toward this way of life began when I was seeking help for our third… read more
Same: Eighty eight year old Mario read Super Immunity, decided to buy organic and follow the program. Says he is healthy, swims numerous laps twice weekly and feels better than ever
I started following the instructions in Dr. Fuhrman's Super Immunity  after seeing him on the Dr. Oz show. I believe my story will be of interest… read more
Teresa follows Eat To Live  to stay healthy now and in the future
My story is probably unlike the majority of people that follow the Eat To Live lifestyle.  For many, their goal is to lose weight. On the flip… read more
tkseeley: When Terry's young son stopped growing at age 3 doctors were at a loss as to the cause, now on his Nutritarian diet, he is thriving
My now eight year old son stopped growing when he reached his third birthday.  His skin turned a grey/green color, and his eyes drooped with dark… read more
Veeta's son is free of acid reflux and stomach problems
Today my son is a very healthy eleven year old.  But in 2007 he had problems digesting food and showed signs of acid reflex. His doctor gave him… read more
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