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Cassie and Dave S.Winners of the 2011-2012 Holiday Challenge Contest lost 156 pounds together
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 S. Losing 105 pounds saved her life
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
Robyn:  By learning why she was overeating Robyn lost 65 pounds
 I grew up as a thin child, but in college and as an adult, I began eating more and more convenient and pre-packaged meals, whatever was easy. By… read more
Anthony B. lost 75 pounds and started college  with new self-esteem
Since becoming a Nutritarian my life has done a complete 180-degree turn from the days of having no energy, three chins and being called Pudgy.  I… read more
Scott C's doctor predicted death, he decided life,  lost 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 W. lost  a life changing 215 pounds and is no longer is diabetic
I started the six week Eat To Live challenge and extended it. In six months I lost 120 pounds, by fourteen months 200 pounds, and 215 pounds to… read more
Susan W. lost  215  life-threatening pounds and feels alive again
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
Robert lost  200 pounds and sold his motorized wheelchair
I was over 400 pounds, had high blood pressure, high cholesterol, chronic allergies, osteo-arthritis, and rheumatoid arthritis, when my family… read more
Gerald lost 161 pounds and found mental clarity
In Sept 25 2012 I saw an endocrinologist about my 57 year long struggle with obesity. He diagnosed me with a leptin deficiency and a subclinical… read more
Anthony: After losing 160 pounds Anthony was finally able to get life insurance
In December 2005, at 6 feet 4 inches tall and 33 years old, I was on medication for high blood pressure, experiencing frequent migraine headaches,… read more
Felicia lost a life-altering 147 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.  However, one day… read more
Dan M. lost 143 pounds  regained sexual function
I lost 143 pounds and gained optimum health by vegetable juicing and a plant-based whole food eating lifestyle. I reversed pre-diabetes, regained… read more
Debbie lost 133 pounds and was an inspiration to her doctor
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 even thought about… read more
Donald A.  is a new person after losing  a staggering 117 pounds
I am 51 years old 5 ft.10in. and used to weigh about three hundred pounds. I was chunky, plump, big-boned, obese, overweight, hefty, one or all of… read more
Jane and her husband lost a total of 185 pounds
Our Nutritarian journey started when I watched the film Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead and  was immediately inspired, bought a juicer and started juicing… read more
Rachel lost a whopping 118 pounds
I weighed 270 pounds and was often sick. I would develop strep throat once or twice a year, had mono in high school, and was fatigued on a daily… read more
Janet lost 102 pounds, has stopped taking steroids for  M.S.
I have M.S. and had to take oral steroids for many years. I was very overweight, had high cholesterol, and hypertension. I was in an accident and… read more
Theresa lost 102 pounds in a year and a half
I lost 102 pounds following the Nutritarian program and it has given me hope and my life back.  It allows me to make choices that are best for my… read more
Audrey lost 101 pounds, is free of rheumatoid  arthritis symptoms
I agree with everyting about Dr. Fuhrman's Nutritarian program. Following it I feel the  best I have ever felt in my life  In 2003, after being… read more
Kim  went from  size 18 to size 4
Thank you for openiing my eyes to such a healthful life.  It literally saved my life!  In 2005 I began dealing with the responsibility of taking… read more
Ginny: Virginia lost 93 pounds and is "curing" her diabetes
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
Annette lost 90 pounds and is on her way to beating diabetes
Due to being sick numerous times during the 2011/12 school year and ending up in the hospital four days with cellulitis I knew I needed to make a… read more
Dorothy L.   was able to return to work after losing 90 pounds
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 is amazed by how good he feels
Following  Dr. Fuhrman’s  G-BOMBS  guidelines along with exercise, and taking supplements has turned me into a new person. Three years ago I… read more
Julie H. lost 88 pounds and stopped having dangerously high blood pressure
I started  the Eat To Live diet on January 27th 2012 in an attempt to control very high blood pressure that was not responding well to… read more
laura:  Laura decided she didn't want to die young and lost 88 pounds
While eating my dietitian approved diabetes snack of cheese and whole wheat crackers I watched, with eager excitement,  Dr. Fuhrman on tv… read more
Frankie lost 85 pounds and 8 pants sizes
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 L. feels like a college kid after losing  83 pounds
As a Nutritarian who has lost 83 pounds, I think of my daily walks along a fitness trail  as signposts of the life-affirming journey I started… read more
Nancy lost 81 pounds along with her aches and pains
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
Gary lost 81 pounds,  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
Gaylynn: Attending a Dr. Fuhrman Heath Getaway transformed  Gaylynn's life

BJF [Before Joel Fuhrman], my husand and I were very much a victim of false nutritional information. Although we were eating healthier than… read more
Julie's  Polycystic Ovary Syndrome,  PMS and migraines have disappeared
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
Janelle lost 72 pounds, resumed her "insanity workouts"
I was very overweight for many years, had  back pain, depression and, anxiety  despite exercising up to six days a week, I was so discouraged and… read more
Linda  lost 72 pounds and said good-bye to her medications
After seeing Dr. Fuhrman on PBS I was very interested in what he said. I read Eat To Live and wanted to try it. I didn't think I could stay on a… read more
Janice K. lost 70  pounds and wears size 6
While in the hospital for hiatus hernia surgery in November 2011 I watched a TV special featuring Dr. Fuhrman. It made me reaize  that the way I… read more
Big Don lost 60 pounds and won his battle with diabetes
I was fighting a losing battle with diabetes. I was taking Glucophage, Actos, and Gluberide, and did not want  to start insulin injections.… read more
Kathleen decided not to die from being addicted to the SAD like her father
I used to have a father. We lost him just over a year ago. I spent 20 years watching him die of food addiction. He lived the last 20 years of his… read more
Mike MacD lost 60 pounds and no longer need diabetes meds
At age 49 I was afraid I was going to be dead before my 50th birthday. I was diagnosed with diabetes in 2009 and  was put on six shots of insulin… read more
Terrence lost 60 pounds and 5 inches off his waist
I came across Eat To Live while in a book store.  It was the start of 2011, and my weight was going up every year.  I have a strong family history… read more
Bankbiz  lost 59 pounds
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 suffers from Alzheimers but still  encourages others to eat healthy
My mom has  Alzheimer's so  I am writing  for her.  She had a stroke and heart attack approximately ten years ago and the onset of… read more
ddirito: When traveling internationally  for work Ddirito 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:  Gyberg  lost 55 pounds in 4 months
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 B. is free of daily rheumatism flare-ups
I was asked by Dr. Michael Malloy to share my story. In January 2011 I went to see Dr. Malloy for severe pain caused by palandromic rheumatism.… read more
Shelly: Shelley  lost 51 pounds and is bouncing off the walls with her new energy
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:  Allie lost 50 pounds
I have struggled with weight for the majority of my life. My weight has gone up and down since I was an adolescent.  I also suffer from wheat,… read more
MaryBeth lost 50 pounds, says Dr. Fuhrman's recipes are better than any restaurant food
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 eliminated most  drugs she was taking for a  rare autoimmune disease
I started my Eat To Live jouney after watching Dr. Fuhrman on the Dr. Oz show. What caught my attention was the no measuring and weighing food. I… read more
Sal 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  lost 48 pounds and credits the 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 N. suffered chronic disabling pain before she became a Nutritarian
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  her depression is gone
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… read more
Mieke attributes her quick recovery from a car accident to her healthy diet
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's dropped 38 pounds, learned getting old doesn't mean getting diseases
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 J. loves 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 S.  reversed severe heart disease
Dr. Fuhrman's Nutritarian program, Eat To Live, is entirely based on science, but it works like a miracle. At the age of 60, I was diagnosed with… read more
Camille reversed 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
Vaz: After a lifetime of  yo-yo dieting Vaz  lost 151 pounds
I watched 3-Steps to Incredible Health and it started me on my way to lose 151 pounds. I  had no actual target weight, just to shed the pounds… read more
Ronnie V:  Before losing140 pounds Ronnie V.'s addictions were killing him
I am living proof of what, armed with the right kind of information and support, nutritional excellence can do. Since stating Eat To Live I lost… read more
Charlotte M. lost 144 pounds and beat diabetes
People may think I lost weight through willpower, but that's not true. If I had any willpower I would never have become so large in the first… read more
Adrienne G. lost 128 pounds and says Dr. Fuhrman was the answer to her prayers
When I met Dr. Fuhrman, I weighed 319 pounds.  I was medicated for asthma, hypo-thyroid (at 300 mgs/day), glucose management (not yet a diabetic,… read more
Lindsay: Losing recognized being a food junkie was killing her and lost 118 pounds
Before losing 118 pounds, I was a fast food and carb junkie and it was killing me.  I  weighed 258 pounds and went to  my doctor due to constant… read more
Sue lost 117 pounds and  can keep pace with her young grandsons
I found out about Dr. Fuhrman through Emily Boller's success story. I bought Eat To Live, and couldn’t put it down. Now, I lost 117 pounds, am… read more
Emily B. lost 105 pounds and is free of debilitating depression and "brain fog:
I started this journey to get my health back on July 10, 2008.  I weighed 238 pounds, and now, I weigh 133 pounds. making a total weight loss of 105… read more
Sylvie M. lost 105 pounds, runs marathons with her 25 year old son
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 2011… read more
Bill G  lost 100 pounds and has his life back
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 C. beat diabetes after losing 100 pounds
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… read more
M. Ayala lost 95 pounds in 4 months
Thanks to Dr.Fuhrman for creating this program. I have lost 95 pounds in four months and still have about 135 more pounds to lose. I feel great… read more
Julie says 94 pounds literally fell off her
I was 207 pounds, taking medication for thyroid, cholesterol, sleep, acid reflux  and heartburn.  In the past, the only way I was able to lose… read more
Deeana is enjoying outdoor activiities now that she lost weight
I was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes  in July 2013 and weighed 267 pounds. My husband weighed 260 and was on a low carb diet, but wasn't losing… read more
Jasmin S: lost 91 pounds by following Dr. Fuhrman's Eat to Live lifestyle!
I lost 91 pounds transitioning from a junk food vegan diet to a whole foods based one that Dr. Fuhrman advocates in Eat to Live. It has changed my… read more
Ken loves buying size 34 pants after wearing size 44
On a Hawaii family vacation I was faced with the realtiy 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 this I felt  terrible most of the time and had very little energy. I prayed to God to help me. My… read more
Julie  K. lost 85 pounds and went from 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 P. has lost 85 pounds and has drastically improved her blood pressure, sleep apnea, blood sugar and memory!
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 S. 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 V. lost 78 pounds by learning she had a 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 D.lost 76 pounds, headaches  and bad menstrual pain
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  became 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
Bonnie: Losing 72 pounds made  Bonnie feel life is worth living 
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 lost 70 pounds and beat diabetes
I work for an amazing company,  Whole Foods Market, who have a Health Starts Here  program. One of our company's  resources is an Immersion… 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
Scott was " falling apart" is grateful  for his new health
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
Charles stopped  unhealthy snacking and  lost 66 pounds
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 J. 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 D: Living with AIDS, Roger D. followed Eat To Live and his immune system  greatly improved
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 S. lost 65 pounds, 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… read more
Stuart F. lost 65  pounds  and no longer has high blood pressure; he believes what he learned from Dr. Fuhrman has enabled him to live a normal life free of heart disease
I had a heart attack at age 40 and weighed 225 pounds at the time. My father died of a heart attack at the age of 49. Luckily, I found out about… 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 S. lost 64 pounds and has the energy to enjoy life
In  2009 I was diagnosed with an autoimmune disease, pernicious anemia, and told there really wasn't much that could be done other than take B12,… read more
Judy P. lost  60 pounds and went off hypertension, cholesterol and acid reflux meds
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 M: Seventy five year Mary M.  lost 60 pound and hikes rigorous trails in  local State Parks
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 P'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 K. lost  60 pounds in six months
 Although I was a gym rat,  a sports nut, always exercising and lifting heavy weights, I  had hypertension, high cholesterol, migraines, anxiety,… read more
Karen:   Karen lost 59 pounds and gained energy to enjoy life again
By November of 2012 my many medical problems had dragged me down to the point where I was carrying 226 pounds on my 5'6" frame and felt tired and… read more
Gayle: Gaye's arthritis is so much better she was able to return to work
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 is free of 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 M. wishes her obese grandmother had the opportunity to be a Nutritarian
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, son 45 pounds
My family started the Nuritarian way of living after several attempts at dieting and getting healthy.  We tried various methods; all failed to… read more
Stephen:  Using his collection of  3500 Nutritarian recipes Stephen lost 54 pounds
I have two Nutritarian weight loss stories. I am an  international  airline pilot.  My first weight loss story started about ten years ago. On a… read more
Harriet  lost 53 pounds
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 P:  John P. stopped feeling like 100 years old after losing 52 pounds
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)  lost 52 pounds and committed to the program for life
I first tried Eat to Live in 2006 and lost 40 pounds, felt better than I ever had. Then started to regain weight, although I kept 25 pounds off… read more
Sarah 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 M.'s  52 pound weight loss is helping her overcome Rheumatoid Arthritis
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. Drank… read more
Lizzie's  depression and suicidal thoughts are gone
Before attending Dr. Fuhrman's  Whole Food Immersion, I was depressed, constipated (emotionally and physically), my knees hurt, and I got out of… read more
Martie S. lost 50 pounds
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 T. lost 48 pounds and his psoriatic arthritis  joint pains subsided
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
MaryBeth resolved her life-long acne and digestive problems
Dr. Fuhrman and Eat To Live has helped me to keep up my energy. As a busy self-employed professional, there's no time for sick days, or not… read more
Nanette lost 45 pounds and feels like the song "Lift Your Hands  Up and Shout:"
Thank you Dr. Fuhrman for writing Eat To Live. It answered all my why questions; why sick, why tired, why cancer, why childhood obesity. For the… read more
Rod learned genetics is not the answer to good health, diet is key
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, 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:   Jessica M. is  finally free of her powerful food addiction
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: The MOP program is helping  Donna to reach her ultimate health goals
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  G. no longer suffers from GERD or uses an asthma inhaler
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: Shedizuz shed her chemotherapy 40 pound weight gain
I am an eight year breast cancer survivor and living with lupus for 28 years.  When I was diagnosed with triple negative basal like carcinoma, the… read more
Anthony C. lowered his alarming high triglycerides when his wife prescribed Eat To Live
My husband, Anthony, has a very inspiring Eat To Live story. Although he had known about  Eat To Live for years though me, he had resisted… read more
Ginger won the battle with her food addiction which was making her sick
Many people comment that I look years younger and ask my secret. I tell them the secret is in the greens. Then I give them a copy of Eat To Live.… read more
Lacey's: Lacey's debilitating migraines for over 13 years kept her going to numerous doctors, trying various prescription pain killers, now she is happily migraine free and has 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… read more
Rosalie  is amazed  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 no longer has asthma or chronic joint pain
It was slow-going at first, but after a year of trying to  follow the Nutritarian lifestyle, and doing it about 40 percent, I made the commitment… read more
Stanley C: Martha and Stanley have rediscovered life after switching to Eat to Live.
Martha & I on ETL

Any testimonial on Dr. Fuhrman’s ETL plan would be better understood if our past medical health history was reviewed. What… read more
Victor's friends are amazed by his 40 pound weight loss
In 2012  my wife Carol and I took a road trip to Chicago to visit friends.  On our return to Canada, I weighed 224 pounds.  Carol saw Dr. Fuhrman… read more
Virginia P. lost 40 pounds 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
Nancy went from size 14 to size 8
I saw Dr. Furhman on PBS.  I read Eat To Live and thought it could never work.  After all, I grew up on a farm and  thought you needed protien… read more
Cathy learned food can be healing medicine and life-giving energy for her body
My story is about a healing  journey to profound wellness through plant-based eating as taught by Dr. Fuhrman.  I lost 40 pounds and went from a… read more
Olga: After being diabetic for 30 years 90 year old Olga no longer needs insulin
I am 90 years old.  I was obese and suffered with insulin dependent diabetes for more than  thirty years. Before I started this different way of… read more
lucian d: Lucian d. lost 36 pounds and loves how easy the program is to follow
Easy as one two three, and I  love every minute of it. There are no gimmicks no extreme work out no magic pils no portion reduction just the real… read more
Amber lost  her 35 pound pregnancy weigh gain
I have followed Eat To Live for almost a decade, except for a brief time when, having two babies thirteen months apart, I slipped back into bad… read more
Becky's Nutritarian lifestyle freed her from living with constant pain
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
Brad lost 35 pounds in 3 months
One of the most valuable lessons to be learned, in terms of achieving goals, is to begin at the end.  When I submitted my application to attend… read more
Herb C.  a former gourmet restaurant devotee, now only goes to those serving vegetarian food
I watched Dr. Fuhrman on public television and started the life style change.  Up until then I was coming home after work and would hit the couch,… read more
Judy is free of acid reflux and Irritable Bowel Syndrome
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 loves wearing sexy clothes again
I read Eat To Live about a year before I finally changed my lifestyle. I started by reading the book again. Seeing so many comercials on TV about… read more
Chris S. lost 34 pounds and his chest pains are gone
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 S.  no longer suffers swelling and severe joint pain
I was having severe joint pain and swelling throughout my body, and moderate allergies to various conditions in the environment . I was on… read more
Darla  J.  is no longer plagued by rosacea,  restless leg syndrome or  painful shoulder
I started the Six Week Challenge in January 2012. I quickly noticed some of the health issues I suffered from, restless leg syndrome, arthritis in… read more
Karen S. 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 there is so much wrong dietary advice 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 has a new slim figure (31 pounds lost) and stopped wearing her husband's 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
InspiredNina stopped allowing her food addiction to ruin her life and lost 30 pounds
Eat To Live has helped me change my relationship with food. I always was aware  my downfall is my addiction to food when I want to feel comforted… read more
Jane 's psoriasis is almost gone
My husband almost died from a routine procedure, and, while I was in ICU with him, decided that I wanted to be healthy and never end up in ICU… read more
Rawfitness learned the difference between toxic hunger and true hunger
I attended a  Dr. Fuhrman Immersion Program after reading all of his books. At that time I was eating a raw food vegan diet, exercising, had… read more
Susan lost 30 pounds and is free of depression and anxiety
I  am 54 years old  and since I was 11 years old  have been overweight. I  lost weight several times by going on unhealthy diets and always gained… read more
Tina B.'s cardiologist  recommended Eat To Live, now she recommends it to others
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
H  Greene overcame a life-long debilitating food addiction
I am overjoyed that  Eat To Live has shown me the path to true health.  Instead of fear, dread and anxiety over my future I have hope, joy and a… read more
Rosalind G. no longer craves salt and is enjoying the new way she eats
I weighed 175 pounds and had high blood pressure.  One day I was lying on my couch watching television and  saw Dr.  Fuhrman. I thought it was… read more
Brendalyn says program 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
Never giving up lost 27 pounds and  gave up taking  autoimmune disease meds
Being educated by Dr. Fuhrman is the best thing that ever happened to me.Three and a half years ago, a year after having my third child,  I was… read more
August L: Augie L. At age 82 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 says having 2 young daughters was a wake up call to get healthy
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
Ronna C. conquored her lifelong sugary unhealthy cravings
I have sugar-coated memories that go back to elementary school. Loud jingling bells from the Good Humor truck,  blueberry toaster pastries, Cocoa… read more
Stacy G:  Her back pain gone Stacy G. can sleep in the same bed with her husband
I had resigned myself to being overweight for the rest of my life and never ever being able to sleep in my bed again with my husband of twenty… read more
Cheryl  is no longer 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
Jodi is  finally free of painful psoriasis
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 lisavan46  travels to another state to buy nutritious  foods
I caught Dr. Fuhrmam 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 R. lost 20 pounds in 20 days and is looking forward to losing more; he feels very good about himself and life
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.… read more
Cupidoll is excited her kidney function is greatly improved
I feel so blessed to have been led to the Eat to Live plan and have  been following it 100 percent.  When I started  the Nutritarian diet before I… read more
naturegirl:  With the help of the Member Support Center Naturegirl's  food addiction is under control
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 Q lost 13 pounds;  is free from abdominal pain; this ex-army paratrooper says too many men believe "real" men eat meat. "I can bench 225, 70 pushups in 2 minutes  and "DON'T EAT MEAT."
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  feels blessed to learn healthy eating habits at a young age
I considered myself a fairly healthy person until I read Eat To Live and  realized I did not truly understand how food affects our bodies. I… read more
Carol L.  went on a supervised fast  to heal her arthritic foot
I read Dr. Fuhrman's book after hearing about it on the Dr. Oz show. For the last ten years, after menopause, I have been struggling with my… read more
Carrie no longer suffers from debilitating headaches or allergies and can't believe how much her life has changed for the better!
I came across Eat to Live in October of 2010. I was immediately taken in by Dr. Fuhrman's message of hope and empowerment. The information in the… read more
ccmosch: CCMOSH says her  hip/hamstring pain has substantially decreased;  a  growing annoying plantar wart on her foot  is gone and she has more energy
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
Debra B's  two young daughters lives have  dramatically  improved as they no longer suffer from debilitating eczema, allergies, or asthma and  are off steroid drugs; mom is thrilled
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 no longer suffers from  croup or misses school because of it;  doesn't need allergy medication and can finally enjoy his childhood and be a normal child; mom is happy
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 doctor… read more
Jessica is free of her stage 4 breast cancer after undergoing two months of chemotherapy and being a Nutritarian; she believes her diet allowed her to tolerate the chemo and live a healty life
I first learned of Dr. Furhman's Eat to Live through a friend of mine also battling cancer. I was 34 years old when originally diagnosed with… read more
Pam had metastatic cancer 16 years ago; after consulting Dr. Fuhrman and learning what foods could help defeat cancer she says, "with all I threw at that cancer, it withdrew quickly"
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… read more
Karl:  Shedding his habit to eat to feel better Karl lost 130 pounds
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 losing 109 pounds ralkinmamma is training for her first marathon
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… read more
Gary T. lost 86 pounds, plans to be riding his bike until 100
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
Jacki P.  lost 70 pounds; her son returned from college, went on the program, and lost 110 pounds;  for the first time in her life her health screening scores 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 cholestrol, high blood sugar and low thyroid. I… read more
Julie lost 35 pounds and enjoys buying size 4 jeans
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… read more
Rebecca:  Rebecca's 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  no longer has constant excruciating fibromyalgia  paiin
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: Adopting the Nutritarian lifestyle became a family affair.  As a result, Melissa's son no longer has asthma flare-ups or dark circles under his eyes, and the whole family is “Disease-Proofed”
Our boys’ diet used to consist of cereal with milk, yogurt, cheese sticks, turkey and cheese sandwiches, school lunches, Lunchables, and meat,… read more
Doris H.  After losing 88 pounds this 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
Laura lost 70 pounds and gained the energy to play with her toddler
In December of 2012, my son became a walker (more like a runner) and it was everything I could do to keep up with him. Due to fatigue and knee… read more
Jacquelin's feels pretty for the first time in years after losing 45 pounds
At 235 pounds I was fat, tired, desparate, demoralized and was again looking for some help. I have been obese most of my adult life. My top weight… read more
Bill H. is solving his health problems following Eat To Live
I was searching for solutions to my health issues including high blood pressure, high triglycerides, and overall, elevated cholesterol numbers.  I… read more
Dennis, an 8 year cancer survivor,  no longer fears cancer controls his life
 My journey or nightmare began in May  2004, with the now infamous phone call from hell. It was from my surgeon who, about a week before this, had… read more
Theresa M. says Eat To Live is a great book for our times
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 conquored her food addiction and feels in charge of her health destiny
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 R. lost 30 pounds and his cholesterol plummeted
I purchased the program that was advertised on Dr. Fuhrman's  PBS show. My cholesterol was around 200 and my weight was 190 pounds at the time.… read more
Joyce M. achieved her goal to lower her cholesterol and 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
Don feels so much better, he calls Dr. Fuhrman an American hero
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 A.'s doctor took her off medications and now recommends Eat To Live to patients
Last year when I went to see my doctor, my blood pressure was 172/104, and I was immediately prescribed Lisinipril and Hydrochloridine (a water… read more
Bonnie L:
Bonnie is so happy to no longer suffers cystic acne or depression
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
Gary J: Following Eat to Live Gary J. was able to diminish his daily bowls of pills
 In early 2004 my blood pressure was increasing and subsequently I collapsed in my shop. l woke up  in a hospital. I had an aneurism, stroke, and… read more
Mike is healthier than he has ever been
Like most Americans, since an early age, processed foods and animal products comprised the bulk of my diet.  In elementary school I was chubby and… read more
Tony L:  Guided by Dr Fuhrman's advice Tony L, a type 1 diabetic,  feels better than ever
 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
I have had a weight problem all my life which I blamed it on genes from my mother's side of the family. I tried several popular diet programs, but… read more
Liz  is happy her new 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
LeGere's health changes makes Dr. Fuhrman is her hero
I became a  Fuhrmanite the day I was told I was borderline diabetic. How could that be? I was not overweight, ate fairly healthy. I had seen Dr… read more
Barbara N. suffered a  devastating stroke at the age of 21  which took her 10 years to recover; she says she is  now in "incredible health" due to following  Dr. Fuhrman's "3 Steps to Incredible 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 L 's Rheumatoid Arthritis is so much better,  her life has been transformed
I just celebrated my fortieth birthday . When I was thirty I was diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis. I had a joint replacement in my finger and a… read more
Stephanie L: Stepanie L.'s  migraines disappeared and she has less muscle twitching
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
SusanOH'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  S's cluster headaches (suffered since she was 16 years old) 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… read more
Allison is finally free of her Irritable Bowel Syndrome and other medical conditions
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
David says being a Nutriitarian five years helps him stay cancer free
I began my  Nutritarian diet after being diagnosed with cancer nearly five years ago and truly believe it not only helped me stay cancer free,… read more
Greg is  only 17 years old,and is wise beyond his years realizing the Nutritarian program is vital to prevent chronic diseases and maximize his energy, mood, and overall well-being for a long life. 
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
Helen T.  At age 86  lost 85 pounds and went off insulin
I was tired all the time, but I 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
Laurie is free of  Multiple Sclerosis flare-ups
At age 28 I was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis and life seemed more precarious and confusing with the constant threat of a MS flareup. Still, I… read more
Lisa D.'s  young daughter no longer suffers chronic ear infections after mom followed the advice in Disease Proof Your Child; now  mom, dad, and two children are happy healthy nutritarians
When my daughter was almost two, she started having ear infections and residual ear fluid. Two different Ear, Nose and Throat doctors said that we… read more
Rebecca F.  has been following Disease Proof Your Child since her baby was born and now she has a very healthy toddler; she gives the book to her  friends who are expectant mothers
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 155 pounds and reversed  diabetes
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  123 pounds; no longer suffers debiliatating migraines or headaches; her cholesterol dropped to normal; she is so happy with Eat to Live  she buys the book to give to others
Thanks to Dr.Fuhrman and his staff my husband of 38 years says I am a different person. I lost 123 pounds and  went from a size 26 to a size 14 in… read more
Michael: When diagnosed with diabetes he refused to accept his doctor's insistance he would be diabetic all his life; instead followed The End of Diabetes; lost 90 pounds and with it his diabetes
I was scheduled to see the doctor about my annual physical in early July, but on June 25th I got a phone call from him. He said to come in first… 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 S.' fibromyalgia is in  remission
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
Ellen and her husband are family doctors, 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 A 1C and… read more
connie: Connie. After suffering a heart attack she lost 40 pounds 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 D. lost 40 pounds and no longer has a-fib
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,  and… read more
Helyn lost 36 pounds
I was raised by an Italian mother. Need I say more? In our house, food was not only for substance, it was part of our culture, our heritage and… read more
drastone: Drastone  stopped eating on the run
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 lost 26 pounds; after being diagnosed with diabetes in 2003, for the first time  his glucose levels are normal; his wife lost 18 pounds
In 2003 I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. At that time I weighed 286 pounds and  my A1C was 11. I followed standard dietary advise and lost 51… read more
Mark  was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis 4 years ago now no longer has MS symptoms
I was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis about four years ago. The first symptom occurred about six years ago. The neurologist told me that it was… read more
Sue lost 65 pounds that she was previously couldn't lose no matter what she tried and is able to drive again after months of being unable to due to Guillian Barre Syndrome
By the time I started Eat to Live l 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
Ken W  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 H. lost 142 pounds, no  longer is addicted  to" foods not meant for people to eat"
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
Lora H.  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 since she started then utritarian program in 2010 and has maintained her weight loss; she walks her dog and goes to a gym pool every day
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
Debbie lost 100 pounds and is still losing; went from having 15 to 17  migraines a month to zero; significantly lowered her cholesterol and blood pressure
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
Jennifer F.  lost 83 pounds; is no longer addicted to fast foods and is looking forward to more weight loss;  her focus is on health and longevity, not just weight loss
I have changed my life using Dr. Fuhrman's principals!  I am completely free of soda and caffeine. I eat natural foods and am breaking my food… read more
Albaracin lost 82 pounds and dropped 10 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… read more
Charlene: Along with losing 81 pounds Charlene's ulcerative colitis went into remission
At the age of 16 I was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis and put on steroids. The medication caused me to gain a lot of weight, plus, at that age,… read more
Lois W. credits her healthy diet for staying cancer free and stopping insulin 
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 lost 80 pounds; her acne has subsided and her mental health is better;  this 18 year old is grateful to have learned to eat healthy at such a young age 
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; no longer requires any meds for his once high cholestrol and high blood pressure; his wife lost 35 pounds and looks fantastic
In September 2013 my wife taped a Dr. Oz show. There was a doctor on that segment that would save me: Dr. Fuhrman. I watched the segment and was… read more
Dennis G. lost 76 pounds
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… read more
RWCrumbler: RWChrumbler lost 75 pounds and can walk without getting winded
Friends put me onto Eat To Live. This book saved my life!  In 2000 I had a triple bypass for the three of my worst blockages, the worst medical… read more
Kelly lost 70 pounds after years of trying diets that only led her to going back to the SAD  and feeling depressed and uncomfortable; now she has energy 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 you could bet your bottom dollar that I was trying… read more
Lynsey no longer suffers debititating  effects of her autoimmune diseases
My deepest thanks to Dr. Fuhrman.  He completely changed my life and my body from the inside out.  After years of feeling sick, I finally had a… read more
shan: Shan lost 65 pounds and feels much healthier
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
Maria lost 64 pounds; no longer has palpitations or stomach problems; her arthritis is much better; now exercises every day and feels like a new person
I lost 64 pounds from June 8th to November 4th 2013. When I told a friend of mine that I had started eating healthy, getting off meats, etc., she… read more
Shirley lost 61 pounds after a lifetime of being overweight; is no longer tired all the time; sleeps and breathes better; is able to exercise; says program changed her life
I have always been healthy but overweight.  I am 5 feet and weighed over 250 pounds. I was tired all the time and out of breath. After seeing Dr.… read more
Dale lost 60 pounds and no longer dreads going to the doctor; says after reading Eat to Live he was "stunned" by how food truths have been obsured by the packaged food industry
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… read more
Debbie had breast cancer, a mastectomy and chemotherapy; maintained her 60 pound Eat To Live weight loss during her treatment by staying on the program and now 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  a… read more
Shannon:  Shannon's thyroid test  was in nomal range after she lost 60 pounds
Our medical plan uses Dr. Fuhrman's radio show and books to help people get healthy.I didn't want to just lose weight, I wanted my family to have… read more
Rob lost 59 pounds and  four  pants sizes  from 46 now to 38; has reduced his blood pressure medication and is confident very soon he will be off it completely
My wife and I were invited to see a video a church member received from her mother. We watched the  video and decided to try what we saw. Prior to… read more
Jane E says her 58 weight loss is amazing
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 tweeked those that… read more
Lana lost 58 pounds
I began life as a 10 pound plus newborn and always was way above a  normal childhood weight.  When I took my college physical I was put on blood… read more
Gaylynn B. lost 57 pounds, rides her bike 9 miles a day
After a severe outbreak of shingles in January 2012, I was home watching TV and saw Dr. Fuhrman's PBS program 3 Steps To Incredible Health. I… read more
drjazz1947  was diagnosed with IPF (Pulmonary Fibrosis Lung Disease) as a result of  his stint in Viet Nam, now  he is no longer on meds or supplementary oxygen
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 S.  lost 55 pounds and went from size 14 to size 4
I  am 41 years old and when I began Dr. Fuhrman's Eat To Live  program I weighed 180  pounds and was a size 14. I am currently 125 pounds and a… read more
Jerry Y. lost 55 pounds in 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 her husband lost 78 pounds
I saw Dr. Furhman 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
7160jn lost 50 pounds; his doctor took him off some of his diabetes and blood pressure medications; no longer suffers the severe leg cramps he had for 20 years
I am happy to have lost weight and have my doctor take me off of some of my diabetes  and high blood pressure medicines. And an unexpected benefit… read more
Debbie no longer has PMS, constipation, or  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
Karl lost 50 pounds after learning about theNutritiarian lifestyle from his his youthful, energetic 80 year old in-inlaw's; now he  is below his high school weight;  no longer takes medication
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
Melody M: After a lifelong battle with obesity and health problems Melody M. lost 50 pounds
I have struggled with my weight my entire life back to when I was only five years old.  I was frustrated by not being able to lose weight and in… read more
Sue  believes the Eat To Live  program saved her life
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
John lost 48 pounds and says he has started  a new lifestyle, not a diet
I read Dr. Fuhrman's book  from front to back and told myself "you can do this John". I stayed with the program and ate alot of fresh fruits,… read more
Ruth C. .amazed her doctor by her 47 pound weight loss
I started following the Eat To Live program in October 2006 after trying and failing with several other plans. I weighed 184 pounds when I… read more
Kevin lost 45 pounds and he says his choleserol and blood pressure "have dropped through the basement" and  he has never felt or looked better
I saw  Dr. Fuhrman a year or more ago having read Eat To Live and his book on fasting. I needed help with my diet and cancer prevention since… read more
Pam  Her doctor was amazed how good her blood work after just 3 months on Eat To Live; she also lost 45 pounds, her husband lost 28 pounds;
I just want to say thank you.  Last year in the fall of 2012,  I was watching the Dr Oz. show and Dr. Fuhrman was a guest.  I watched the show and… read more
tonedeff: Tonedeff lost 45 pounds; reduced his diabetes medication and his blood glucose is normal;  he cut his blood pressure medication in half; says each doctor visit brings a new reduction in meds
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… read more
Amanda B. lost 40 pounds and is still losing
I have PCOS (polycystic ovary syndrome), a hormonal disorder brought on by weight gain among other factors. I just kept gaining weight and… read more
Debbie S'. lifelong chronic kidney disease is much better
All  my life  I have had chronic kidney disease/nephrosis.  Shortly after starting Eat To Live's  plant based diet, I went to a nephrologist. I… read more
Carrie S. lost 40 pounds, is free of migraines and painful rheumatoid arthritis
II 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… read more
Derek S. lost 40 pounds and  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
Jim A.  had two heart attacks and was taking numberous medications; following the G-BOMBS diet style he lost 40 pounds and said goodbye to all but one of his meds; his wife lost 35 pounds
I  had two heart attacks, in October 1999 and got a stent. Eleven months later I suffered a  much worse heart attack and had another stent. I saw… read more
kenhenriksen lost 40 pounds and is still losing;  he refused diabetes meds opting instead to follow the guidelines in The End of Diabetes, and now doesn't need meds
I had a history of high blood pressure and cholesterol. My annual physical and accompanying blood tests revealed that I was now diabetic as well… read more
Michael no longer suffers terrible pain from Crohn's  disease and arthritis
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 B .lowered his alarmingly high blood pressure
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 lost 40 pounds and had to buy 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
I bought Eat to Live book after watching Dr. Fuhrman on PBS.  After three  weeks I no longer had heartburn and stopped taking medication for it.… read more
Mike P. lost 39 pounds; he is amazed that people keep killing themselves with food, rather than healing themselves with it, but admits he was that way until he had a heart attack at age 39
My experience has been tremendous. I started at 312 pounds and am down 39 pounds in slightly over seven  weeks. I have followed the nurtrarian… read more
Sharon is confident their diet style will keep her and her husband free of disease
Since my 39 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 To… read more
Joe Taylor lost 37 pounds in six weeks; reduced his diabetic and blood pressure medications; his injured knee is less painful; his doctor is in shock
The real secret of success on this plan is that you are always full.  Once you eat huge salads, you no longer crave unhealthy foods.  For 50 of my… read more
Lily lost 37 pounds; no longer experiences the depression she felt all her life; feels energized, happy, radiant, looks younger; feels able to face the challenges of everyday life
All my life I experienced periods of depression, fatigue,and unhappiness.  Since following the Eat to Live life style I lost over 37 pounds.  I… read more
Atlanta Family: Guided by  Disease Proof Your Child, parents improved the health of  3 young daughters
We have had tremendous success as a Nutritarian family. My husband and I both t read Eat To Live. I also read Disease Proof Your Child, and have… read more
Christina lost 35 pounds; her blood sugars normalized and she was able to wean off her insulin resistance medication; her acne is better; she sleeps better and has more energy
I had been struggling with the weight gain and insulin resistance that resulted from Polycystic Ovary Syndrome for over ten years.  I  worked very… read more
Fred H. no longer takes  A-fib or cholesterol medications
Inspired by Dr. Fuhrman's program, I start each morning with berries, unsweetened almond milk, I have a blended salad at noon with legumes and… read more
Jeff C. lost 35 pounds ; no longer has high cholesterol; his energy level soared and he longer fears an early death; is thankful to have his good health back again 
I had blood work done in late July 2013. My weight was over 240 pounds (I am 6' tall.) I had my blood pressure taken at the same time and it was… read more
Lee lost 40 pounds and is happy to have reversed his diabetes after 15 years of being a diabetic; he is  also off all his previous hypertension and cholesterol medications
I saw Dr. Fuhrman on Dr. Oz and on PBS explaining his Nutritarian plan. My wife immediately bought Eat To Live. After struggling too many times to… read more
LILY: Lily lost 35 pounds and said good-bye to  6 medications
My sister called to tell me about  Eat To Live.  Listening to how happy she was to find this book, I bought it.  I hesitated to start the program… 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
DW's  five year old son is free of violent tics and is a healthy child
Dr. Fuhrman saved my son!  On January 23rd 2012,  I took my two boys on a school field trip to Lego Land, FL. Half way through the day, Bo, my… read more
Peter:  The arthritis pain in Peter's knee is gone
I've 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
Phil G is happy to no longer looks like a "fatso" in a bathing suit
I am a firm believer in the program and recommend it without hesitation. I caution people that it is not a diet. I do not consider that I am on a… read more
Sharon G was surprised  how fast she was symptom free from  Myasthenia Gravis
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 says she is now addicted to the Eat to Live way of eating; loves being able to fit in her size 12 clothes
I have, been eating this way for  two years. I think I am now  addicted to eating this way. Ninety
Amie. After going on the program she and her husband were able to get life insurance
My husband  is 45 years old and I am 35. We started the program six months ago.  He was rejected for life insurance two years ago because of  high… read more
CRSeidel lost 30 pounds; drugs couldn't  satisfactorily lower her cholesterol;  but her healthy  diet did;  her husband no longer needs insulin for his diabetes which to them is a "miracle"
My husband and I have been following Dr. Fuhrman's  food suggestions for about a year and a half. The first thing that happened was that Bob, who… read more
Diane lost 30 pounds
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 C: 84  year old Ellie C. 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 lost 30 pounds 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
James lost  30 pounds and looks forward to losing more
I had caught a glimpse of Dr. Fuhrman on the Dr. Oz show, but missed everything but the G-BOMBS word.  Sometime later my wife found an article… read more
John5. is determined to avoid an early death or 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 during the first six weeks on the diet; both feel great and are looking forward to continuing to eat healthy to stay feeling good
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 P. 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
Larry S: Temp Headline Larry Simon
My story is that I have been a vegan since I read your book. I have lost over 40 pounds and stopped taking cholesterol medicine and have… read more
Phyllis lost 30 pounds; after being a diabetic for 27 years, having renal and heart failure, and two strokes which caused her to almost die, she is now thrilled to be on the road to recovery
In 2010 I was hospitalized with acute renal failure.  I had gained over 100 pounds in water weight. I  had congestive heart failure along with the… 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; no longer needs medication for diabetes, high blood pressure or  GERDS; at 60, she feels as energetic as when she was 25 years old
Since following Dr. Fuhrman's eating plan I am off my Lantus medication (for diabetes) and my diovan for hypertension as well as my tecta for… read more
Beth  C. 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 R. was taken off his diabetes medicine
I have been on Dr. Fuhrman's diet since July 2011 and  lost 28 pounds.  I was taken off Actos, and put on another drug that was safer.  My sugars… read more
Sherrell lost 28 pounds eventhough she thought she would not lose weight because she was 75 years old; she went on the program to resolve her constipation and digestion issues and did
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 diet from… 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 A. 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, a 23 year cancer survivor,  says since becoming a Nutritarian he lost 26 pounds and no longer suffers heartburn or bad allergies
My biggest improvements since being on the program are a feelig of well being, the absence of heartburn, and  greatly reduced allergies. Have only… read more
Ellen lost 26 pounds
I was very unhappy with my weight. I started going to the gym on and off, but I wasn't seeing much of a difference. Someone told me about the… read more
Mike and Lorena P. Despite eating at truck stops this long haul trucker defeated diabetes
Our Doctor of Naturopathy referred us to Dr. Fuhrman’s website after my husband was diagnosed with diabetes.  We drive long haul for a living and… read more
Ken lost 25 pounds; quickly healed from hip surgery, feels great, and was able to go back to work after only six weeks amazing his fellow workers; now his brother is on the program
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 weighs less than he did in high school; his LDL  is greatly improved and he can do yoga poses now that were impossible for him 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
Pat: Joan W.'s chronic bronchial asthma is much better
I was taking  approximately twelve pills a day and walked with a cane. I had chronic bronchial asthma, depression and anxiety.  After only four… read more
Tom F.  was only able to lower his cholesterol by becoming a Nutritarian
I have a family history of heart disease. Since I was 25, I have had my cholesterol checked yearly. No matter what I did, I could not get my… read more
Bob C. lost 24 pounds, feels better than he has for the last 20 years
I am 62 years old and I have not felt this well in twenty years. I don't take any medication for the first time in years and have been accused of… read more
TexMex lost 24 pounds
This program is easy to follow.  I love vegetables and fruit so it is easy to try new recipes.  Soups and salads are my best way to stay on track.… read more
Arbogast-Royer lost 22 pounds and no longer has high cholesterol; she is thrilled not to be on 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
J A. lost 22 pounds and loves her 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
ljm422 lost 22 pounds in  5 weeks and can't believe how much better she feels
I have made such progress over six weeks that I could not help but share, and hopefully, give hope to anyone else who is contemplating this… read more
sabinaa: Sabinaa has Graves Disease; on the  Eat To Live diet 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 distroyed.  After taking… read more
Venki followed The End of Diabetes and no longer needs 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 O.'s doctor congratulated  him for no longer needing medications
At age 58, I had been diagnosed with restless leg syndrome, high cholesterol, and sinusitis. I was experiencing headaches as well as leg cramps on… read more
Zina no longer fears old age will bring some major disease.
After seeing Dr. Fuhrman on Dr. Oz, I bought Eat To Live.  It opened my eyes to what I was rushing into the way I was eating.  I immediately… read more
Gina G lost 21 pounds; has normal cholesterol and blood pressure; calls her new lifestyle an amazing health journey;  went from size 10/12 pants to size 6; has tons of energy
What a 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
apercival: Apercival lost 20 pounds in a month
My wife, kids and I have been eating a vegan(ish) diet since the firstt of the year.  By Feb. 1st (without much exercise) I lost 20 plus pounds.… read more
Bill  T.'s 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 is rid of  frequent sinus headaches and acne
About a year ago I read Eat To Live and it since then it has  been an incredible journey. I began dieting at around age fifteen and spent many… read more
Dan suffered a heart attack despite being an active marathon runner, adopting Eat to Live has allowed him to lace up his running shoes again.
Dear Dr Fuhrman:

I am writing to tell you how much I have enjoyed reading your books and website and tell you our success story. As a long-time… read more
Desirée: Desiree is grateful for all the health knowledge she  acquired at a Dr. Fuhrman Getaway
I never questioned what I ate, where it came from, how many calories, except what tasted good and what did not. I was never obese, nor considered… read more
Diane M. ended years of yo-yo dieting, fasting  and binging 
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
Larry  lost 20 pounds and says within a few months he have lost nearly all headaches, am totally cured of asthma

I started Dr. Fuhrman's diet five months ago after many years of being a vegetarian but consuming dairy. I had been suffering chronic… read more
Maureen lost 20 pounds; suffering the debilitating effects of Lyme Disease she felt at the end of her rope; after 10 weeks on the program her aches and fatigue were gone and she now feels great
When I statred Eat To Live I was at the end of my rope. I had gained thirty pounds in two years. I was diagnosed with Lyme desease in 2011 and was… read more
Mike H. lost 20 pounds when he went on program  to accompany  his  wife who was seeking to lose her after pregnancy weight; now he has normal blood pressure and is off arthritis medication
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 C.  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 stopped taking blood pressure medication after 2 weeks on the diet; no longer has sinus congestion and headaches; her husband lost 30 pounds
In November 2011 my blood pressure spiked.  I had been taking blood pressure medication for many years and did not want to increase it.  I thought… read more
Raymond lost 20 pounds
My wife dragged me into this way of eating.  I saw dramatic results with her.  I had a few health scares, so I quit drinking and  smoking in 2009.… 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 lost 20 pounds and his acid reflux; he says  it's ironic the acid reflux that kept him up at night actually was the source of its cure because that is when he saw  Dr. Fuhrman on TV
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
Shannon  converted her grown children to the Eat To Live lifestyle
In my forties I started gaining weight and hit 156 pounds. I was peri-menopausal and my thyroid was out of whack.  My cholesterol started creeping… read more
Stephanie lost 20 pounds; no longer suffers hypoglycemic syndrome or has urinary tract infections; her gestational diabetes improved; her immunity is better, quickly heals from a cold
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  finally can control what she puts in her mouth
I have been over weight most of my adult life. Tried every diet possible short of surgery. In 2008 I was treated for throat cancer. During… read more
Brandy L. is free of  her 5 year bout with depression and feels amazing
It feels great to have control over my health. My depression of five years is gone and my skin is completely clear of acne. I lost eighteen pounds… read more
DANDYO  thanks Dr. Fuhrman for getting her off  her diet merry-go-round
I just want to thank Dr. Fuhrman for getting me off of the diet merry-go-round and for writing  Eat To Live. I lost 17 pounds effortlessly.  I… read more
Ed E. feels so good he urges all fellow type 1 diabetics  follow Eat To Live
I am stunned! have had type 1 diabetes for 25 years, have been on many different regimes, including an insulin pump, and never have I had blood… read more
Karin's severe headaches are a thing of the past without medications
I was semi vegetarian prior to April 2013 with a CRP test result of 3.  According to my cardiologist my other test results were within values. I… read more
Averill lost 15 pounds; no longer is out of breath after climbing stairs; significantly lowered his bad cholesterol levels and believes he will not follow in 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… read more
Carol went on the program with her daughter and lost 15 pounds in six weeks; her cholesterol is almost within the normal range; she says she feels so much better
I live in California and in November  2012 my doctor requested routine lab work done.  The results showed that my cholesterol was high and the… read more
Diane is happily  back to her pre-pregnancy weight
I am excited to tell people  how I have lost  5 pounds and how I have not given up anything but weight! I was given the book Eat For Health and… read more
Julie B. is back on her healthy eating track after a family reunion setback
At  age 60, I was literally dying to lose weight when I found Eat To Live. Over the years I had tried everything, but weighed more than ever.  I… read more
Kathleen credits the Nutritarian diet style for helping her to become pregnant
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 W. no longer has to take headache medication several days a week
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 F. feels so much better after losing 15 pounds
I feel so much better, as I have more energy, no more aches and pains, sleep better, run better, and now have lowered my total cholesterol from… read more
Craig lost 14 pounds and his cholesterol levels are much improved; both he and his doctor are amazed
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 B. felt better and had more enery from the first day following Eat To Live
The first day, I kid you not, I felt different.  I had more energy.  I began to crave leafy greens like never before in my life.  I actually felt… read more
Angela lost 13 pounds in 6 weeks; is looking forward to losing more and believes learning about the  program is divine intervention because she was desperate to find an eating style that works
 A friend told me about the Eat to Live plan. After just  six  weeks of following the plan I dropped seven  pounds and reduced my blood pressure… read more
Angie lost 22 pounds so far: went from a size 16 jeans to 12 and  is looking forward to being a size 10;  her blood sugars have leveled off ; says she feels great
I read Dr. Fuhrman's book and  lost 13 pounds, came off  two of my medicines and have a very good doctor helping me along the way. I am eating… read more
hometownlaurie:  Hometownlaurie says she is the happiest ex-diabetic in history
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 H:  Leah H. is a nursing mom who knows her healthy diet is giving her baby the best 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
Carol C. was amazed how quickly she lowered her cholesterol
In June 2012 my cardiologist  wanted to put me on cholesterol meds and told me I needed to lose thirty pounds. My cholesterol was 265 and my CRP… read more
Sara looks forward to years of health and energy
I strictly followed Dr. Furhman's Eat to Live plan for six weeks during the summer of 2012. I saw my cholesterol levels plummet and the excess… read more
Don C. lost 11 pounds and best of all improved all his cholesterol levels as well as blood pressure
Don C.' s total cholesterol was  228, now 173; his HDL was 58, now 56; triglycerides           were  219 now 147; LDL  was126, now 88. He lost 11… read more
Anne became a healthy vegan because she was sick and tired of taking blood pressure medication which were not working. Three months later her pressure was normal without meds
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
Coda  lost 10 pounds and three inches on her  thighs in this six weeks; she learned her muscle cramps flair up whenever she cheats on the diet
Today I celebrate six weeks of being a Nutritarian.  It has been quite a ride.  It is just like dropping out when I was a hippie.  Thanks to… read more
Elizabeth C:  Elizabeth C.'s  life long crippling mentstrual symptoms have disappeared
Ever since I had my very first period at the age of 14, the pain, and accompanying symptoms, was  so agonizing it was borderline traumatic. The… read more
Frank has more energy and  feels at peae
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 B. lost 8 pounds and her cholesterol went from 225 to 177 in 2-1/2 months
At 117 pounds my total cholesterol  was 225, so I immediately started eating like a Nutritarian. Two and a half months later my cholesterol is… read more
heathandme no longer takes medication for ADD
I was really depressed all the time before I started being a vegan, I didnt want to go to school or talk to anybody. I have really bad ADD, and… read more
JUDY: Judy is thrilled with her new cholesterol levels after only eight weeks on the program
When starting Dr. Fuhrmans program my total cholesterol was 252, LDL 166, HDL 62, tryglycerides  116.  After eight  weeks on program I just had my… read more
adrbagwell: Adrbagwell says "Dr. Fuhrman has given us the answer to all the devastating diseases we all want to avoid. All we have to do is stop being lazy and take responsible for our health and that of our family."
I started Eat To Live after trying Atkins and literally feeling like I was starving and always constipated.  Within a few days of starting Eat To… read more
Dean N's. cholesterol numbers so quickly improved  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
Randy J:  Randy J. is no longer  plagued by oily skin and unsightly acne
I have 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 S.  so quickly lowered her cholesterol levels, her amazed doctor recommends Eat To Live
I was desperate. Eventhough I was not very overweight, I was diagnosed with pre-diabetes due to a family history. My cholestrol and triglycerides… read more
Joy's cholesterol dropped 49 points and her new way of eating seems tastier and more filling
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
Sheryl suffered years of pain from  MS, RA, and Lupus, now she is pain free
I have Multiple Sclerosis, Rheumatoid Arthritis and Lupus. I was diagnosed with MS in 2006.  My initial treatments were Copaxone injections every… read more
David M  went from miserable and depressed to being 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 rarely gets a migraine now, previously they were monthly occurrences; her "touchy stomach"  is much better;  she really enjoys her meals as they are no longer bland
I am writing in response to your Holiday Challenge contest.  I read Dr. Fuhrman's books, Eat to Live and Immunity Solutions, and am very impressed… read more
Kenneth C.Growing up this 21 year old never ate a salad, consumbed very little veggies and fruit; first learning about Dr. Fuhrman  on TV turned him into a passionate Nutritarian advocate
I am 21 years old and live in Birmingham, Alabama. I never had a salad in my entire childhood. I ate extremely little vegetables and fruit as a… read more
Sonia B's  severe osteoporosis and other debilitaling ailments led to surgery, now feels so much  better and calls it a blessing; her medications have been cut down to less than half
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 K . has a very healthy 6 year old as a result of  following Disease Proof Your Child when she was pregnant; the last time he had a fever he was 2 years old and it only lasted a day or so
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 S. says Dr. Fuhrman's program helped her recover from Lyme's Disease
I consulted with Dr. Furhman when my son was very sick with rheumatic fever. He was extremely helpful. My son is now a top football player and the… read more
Christine B:  Christine credits her nutritarian lifestyle for having had a healthy pregnancy, quickly returning to her pre-pregnancy weight; now following Disease Proof Your Child  she has a healthy baby
As a patient of Dr. Fuhrman for over five years, I have become a big believer in his philosophy of nutrition. His program is less of a diet and… read more
cindy: Cindy's son had  multiple disorders;  now he has gained weight, height and is no longer autistic
Our son was diagnosed with multiple disorders including Retts, autism, apnea, cyanosis, failure to thrive, non-verbal (65 pounds and 4'7" in 2010). read more
Claudia experienced fantastic success on Eat to Live!
I'm in a good mood today because I just got the results back from my latest blood test, and it just keeps getting better and better, so I wanted… read more
Connie C.no longer has osteoporosis in her hip
A bone density test showed I had osteoporosis. I met with Dr. Fuhrman and he suggested that I take Osteo-Sun, continue juicing vegetables, and add… read more
Ivonne’s daughter is now free of ear infections
Dear Dr. Fuhrman,

We started on this diet because my 15 month old daughter was having a lot of ear infections, once a month. She is 15 months… read more
Jerri  significantly lowered her cholesterol and blood pressure since adding the G-BOMBS  to her diet; she has much  more energy and tells her docto, family r and friends about Dr. Fuhrman
I have been on the daily diet, excluding the beans, berries, mushrooms, and onions for about  eight years. After reading Super Immunity, and… read more
Joe is free of the  debilitating cluster headaches he had suffered for years 
My cluster headaches were cured after following Dr. Fuhrman's advice as outlined in his book.  I had suffered from them for years.
Karen D. is happy and healthy on her plant based diet, but it took 10 years for her husband, a cancer survivor  to make the connection between a nutritious diet and good health
I am writing on behalf of my entire family to thank you for your book Eat To Live.  After reading it along with the China Study, my family has… read more
Mark S. says he not only lost weight, he beat diabetes and heart disease and has become so passionate about his Eat To Live lifestyle he organized a vegan group in his area
I have beaten diabetes and heart disease since taking Dr. Fuhrman's advice and now speak well and frequently on the subject. I have also lost a… read more
Mike S. is grateful for the information he learned and the results of his blood tests!
Dear Dr. Fuhrman,

I recently had some heart issues and the result was two stents being inserted in one artery. I'm sure you get these emails… read more
Obermeyer: Natalie O. learned a college student living away from home can still eat healthy
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 read are about weight loss and disease reversal,  are  truly remarkable. My story is a little… read more
Robert B.  had numerous health problems and after following the diet for one year his blood work is near perfect; his prostate pain went away and his prostate is no longer enlarged
Thank you so much for bringing me back to health by reading and following the  Eat  to Live plan. I'm 46 years old and I have tried to eat well… read more
Rreny's has Crohn's and Colitis for 30 years and says the Eat To Live diet allows him to eat healthy foods and never take drugs as others who have these disease do; he no longer suffers depression
I would to share with you the benefits I have come to experience with living this wonderful way of life. First of all, having had Crohn's and… read more
Sadie's young son is free of painful chronic ear infections since she read Disease Proof Your Child and put him on a plant based diet; now the entire family (five children)  follow the diet
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
Sara N:
Sara N.'s 12 year old daughter no longer has  ADHD, allergies and her skin condition cleared up as did Sara's skin rashes, chronic fatigue and depression
My daughter was diagnosed with ADHD when she was six years old. In addition, upon waking up every morning, she had a runny nose and itchy skin… read more
Teresa  no longer has headaches; says eating out at a restaurant has become more of a pain rather than a treat; she is committed to the diet to have a healthier, happier life now and in the future
My story is probably unlike the majority of people that have accepted and taken on the Eat To Live lifestyle.  For many, their goal is to lose… read more
Tessy feels great, looks great, and at the age of 53 is mistaken for someone in their mid 30's!
Dear Dr. Fuhrman,

I read your books and changed my diet for the past three months. In truth, I'm a little stricter than the ETL diet, eating mostly… read more
Thomas H. is no longer on  diabetes medications; he is starting a non-profit wellness center  focusing on educating people on how  proper nutrition is key in the treatment of diabetes
My doctor helped me get off my diabetic medications in 2010 by telling me to follow the Fuhrman protocol  and gave me  Eat To Live.  In about six… read more
tkseeley: At the age of  three tkseeley's son stopped growing, on a plant based diet he grew to normal size
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  says at a very young age her son showed signs of acid reflux, now, as a result of changing to a healthy diet he is 11 years-old and no longer has eating 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
Vivian is no longer prediabetic;  blood pressure medication has been reduced; despite having a heart valve replacement, she is confident eating healthy will make her heart  stronger
I believeI have a unique story.  I was not overweight when I started the Eat To Live program.  But I was tired of the way I was eating after being… read more
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