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A Doctor’s Perspective


On Halloween, the Trick is to Change the Treats!

October 25, 2017 by Joel Fuhrman, MD  Comments (25)

We all remember a dejected Charlie Brown looking down into his Trick or Treat bag and proclaiming “I got a rock!” But opting out of the candy free-for-all  ... Read More

Let's Make October 17th A Day Without Fast Food

October 12, 2017 by Joel Fuhrman, MD  Comments (16)

We have National Donut Day, National Greasy Foods Day and even National Fluffernutter Day (I kid you not). Here’s a radical idea: instead of celebrating things t  ... Read More

Reverse and Eliminate High Blood Pressure and High Cholesterol Forever

July 11, 2017 by Joel Fuhrman, MD  Comments (24)

On Saturday, July 22, 2017, I will be in Flemington, N.J. speaking about how high blood pressure, high cholesterol and heart disease can be reversed and normalized usi  ... Read More

Dr. Fuhrman Answers the Top Questions He Is Asked Most

May 17, 2017 by Joel Fuhrman, MD  Comments (50)

In this Q&A, Dr. Fuhrman talks about what he eats on the average day, and whether or not he indulges in between-meal snacks (answer: rarely). Find out about his ex  ... Read More

Why You Need Folate and Not Folic Acid

March 22, 2017 by Joel Fuhrman, MD  Comments (1)

Pregnancy isn’t the only time in life to focus on folate. Although this vitamin has gotten the most attention for its importance to a developing fetus, folate pl  ... Read More

A Quick-Start Program to Reverse Type 2 Diabetes

February 15, 2017 by Joel Fuhrman, MD  Comments (9)

In my experience as a physician for more than 30 years, I have found that once patients make the decision to regain their health, they are eager to begin that process  ... Read More

Should we be Worried About Gluten?

February 01, 2017 by Joel Fuhrman, MD  Comments (36)

Should everyone be concerned about consuming gluten?  Gluten-free, like fat-free and low-carb, is a dietary fad that claims to promote weight loss and enhance hea  ... Read More

Taking warfarin (Coumadin®) doesn’t mean you should avoid green vegetables

January 03, 2017 by Joel Fuhrman, MD  Comments (16)

Patients on the medication warfarin (brand name Coumadin®), prescribed to prevent blood clots by thinning the blood, also called anticoagulants (an·ti&middo  ... Read More

Eat Plant Protein to Live Longer

August 11, 2016 by Joel Fuhrman, MD  Comments (12)

A newly published article in JAMA Internal Medicine has investigated the relationship between (animal vs. plant) protein sources and mortality risk from almost 30 year  ... Read More

This Summer, Make a Resolution That’s Easy, Fun and Delicious

August 02, 2016 by Joel Fuhrman, MD  Comments (4)

New Year’s Eve is the traditional time for making resolutions to lose weight and improve your health. But when you think about it, summer offers many advantages  ... Read More

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