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The power of superior nutrition!

Thousands of people around the world have improved their quality of life after discovering Dr. Fuhrman's program of nutritional excellence. His books, DVDs, lectures and patient care have helped people attain dramatic weight loss and recover from severe health conditions such as heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure and autoimmune illnesses. Following are just a few of the many success stories. Keep in mind that results vary from person to person. As always, consult your physician if you have a medical history and/or condition that may warrant individual recommendations.

Weight loss
Emily lost 100lbs and lowered her cholesterol
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In just 2 months, Emily lowered her blood pressure and cholesterol to healthy levels. Overall she lost 100 pounds and potentially added years to her life!

Emily weighed 238 pounds, was depressed and could barely force herself to get out of bed in the morning.  Then she discovered Dr. Fuhrman's book, "Eat To Live," and began to turn her life around.  She started eating fresh greens and fruits, and avoiding the foods she had previously craved, such as cheese, diet cola and creamy ranch dressing.  Within two months, her blood pressure and cholesterol level had dropped dramatically, and she had broken her addiction to toxic foods.  She stuck with the program and eventually lost 100 pounds.  For the first time in her life, she not only lost weight, but kept it off.  Through healthy eating choices and exercise, she feels like a completely new woman. more

Scott before after photo
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Can you imagine losing 333 lbs? Scott realized that bariatric surgery was not a solution for him, and after much research, embraced Dr. Fuhrman's Eat to Live.

Scott hit rock bottom when he woke up one morning and discovered that his weight had reached an all-time high of 501 pounds.  He was unable to walk more than a few feet at a time.  His knees, lower back and feet ached constantly.  He needed help showering and dressing.  He consulted surgeons, but felt an operation was not the best option for him to lose weight and regain his health and independence.  When he read "Eat to Live," he committed to following Dr. Fuhrman's program.  Over a four-year period, Scott lost 333 pounds and once again enjoys the healthy, active life he had cherished as a young man. more

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Heart Disease
Emily before after photo
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Julia lost 105 lbs. and has transformed her life!

Julia's battle with heart disease brought her to the brink of death. She suffered three heart attacks over a three-month period and had five angioplasty procedures in three years. After the last procedure, she almost died when doctors could not stop her internal bleeding. Her typical day involved taking 10 different medications, and living with constant chest and joint pain. She feels fortunate that she learned about Dr. Fuhrman and his book, "Eat to Live." She started following the program and within just a few months, her chest pain was gone and she could walk again. Today, she has lost 105 pounds and walks three miles a day. She attends yoga classes and enjoys every-day pleasures such as cooking and gardening. She went from a "cardiac cripple" to a healthy, happy human being. more


Ronnie before after photo
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Ronnie was in a downward spiral of unhealthy eating, binge drinking, and depression. He started Eat to Live and gained a new life! video button

Ronnie had his first heart attack in 2005, and even after undergoing quadruple bypass surgery, he went back to his old ways of eating, drinking and smoking.  It was only after a second stay in the hospital and more surgery that he decided to change his life.  He searched on the Internet and found Dr. Fuhrman's web site, where he said his recovery really began.  He soaked up all the information he could, then began to take charge of his own health by changing his diet, quitting smoking and exercising.  Eventually, he lost 140 pounds and was able to stop taking medication for high blood pressure.  He runs and plays sports and has served as an inspiration to family members who have also lost weight and begun to live healthier lives. more

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Charlotte before after photo
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Charlotte lost 130 lbs, freed herself from diabetes & reversed heart disease too!

Charlotte had been overweight since childhood, and carried the added burden of a family history of obesity, heart disease and diabetes.  She tried many diets over the years, but could never make the weight loss stick.  She suffered a stroke at age 56 and later was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes.  She was also diagnosed with tachycardia, a serious heart condition.  When she read "Eat to Live," she decided to give Dr. Fuhrman's program a chance, and she soon started losing weight.  Thanks to her adherence to the principles of nutritional excellence, she no longer needs diabetes medication.  She's lost 133 pounds and her cholesterol levels are at normal ranges.  Charlotte credits Dr. Fuhrman's plan with helping her beat the food addictions that destroyed her health and trapped her in a life of obesity. more


Tony before after photo
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Tony is no longer diabetic. He succeeded in restoring his health despite the failures of conventional diabetes care.

Tony was diagnosed with diabetes when he arrived at a hospital emergency room with a blood sugar level of 491, far above normal.  Doctors put him on insulin and other medications, but he became very ill and had to get up three or four times a night to eat.  He went online to search for answers to his health dilemma, and came across Dr. Fuhrman's site.  He began the program and soon had lost weight and dropped his blood sugar to normal levels, and was able to stop taking medication.  In just three months, his weight dropped from 220 pounds to 188 pounds on Dr. Fuhrman's program. more

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Jodi before after photo
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After suffering from skin rashes and joint pain for over 40 years, Jodi's skin is now clear and she suffers no pain.

Jodi began experiencing skin rashes and joint pain as a teenager, some 40 years ago. She was put on steroids and antihistamines, which swelled her body, she says, "like a beached whale."   She took medications on and off over the years, and enjoyed periods of good health in between, when she eliminated junk food and artificial ingredients from her diet.  Eventually, she was diagnosed with a series of autoimmune diseases, including rheumatoid arthritis and lupus.  In a quest for improved health, she read Dr. Fuhrman's book, "Fasting and Eating for Health," and began to change her eating habits.  She now has her health conditions under control, has lost weight and enjoys a vastly improved quality of life. more

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