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Dr. Fuhrman has authored hundreds of articles on various health and nutrition topics on the benefits of a nutrient-dense, plant rich diet, including how to prevent and reverse chronic diseases like heart disease, diabetes, cancer, and more. You can browse the most recent below or view by topic.

Fight Breast Cancer with Flax and Chia seeds

Lignans in Flax and Chia Seeds Lower the Risk of Breast Cancer The old adage “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure” best describes what our f... Read More

Vitamin D is Critical to Overall Health

It is estimated that over 50 million adults in the United States either have, or are at risk of developing, osteoporosis.1 Vitamin D, the right stuff ... Read More

Even a small amount of alcohol increases breast cancer risk

We hear constantly that moderate consumption of alcohol, especially red wine, is beneficial for cardiovascular health. However, when it comes to cancer risk, any amoun... Read More

Omega-3 fatty acids, DHA and EPA, are crucial for brain health through all stages of life

The long-chain omega-3 fatty acids DHA and EPA are associated with many aspects of brain health. I recommend supplementing with these beneficial fats, since most moder... Read More

Current study confirms the Nutritarian diet is BEST for reversing type 2 diabetes

For diabetics and pre-diabetics especially, new research proves what moms having been telling their children through the ages, “eat your veggies, they’re g... Read More

The real story on lectins

Unfortunately, nutritional misinformation abounds and the consumption of health fortifying nutrient-rich plant foods in our society is dangerously low. In fact, the Ce... Read More

The DASH diet vs. The Nutritarian Diet

With your heart at stake and your life on the line, it is imperative to know what diet program is the best. U.S. News & World Report evaluated 38 popular diet plan... Read More

Power Plate: Whole Body Vibration Training

It’s no secret making sure to include a fitness program in your life is vital for your health. Scientific studies continually reveal physical activity can reduce... Read More

5 Healthy Grilling Tips

Hot weather and outdoor living means firing up the outdoor grill in many homes. Yet, before you throw that burger or steak on the barbecue, be aware research has shown... Read More

Fasting rejuvenates the immune system

Fasting under medical supervision can have amazing healing results. The concept of therapeutic fasting is not new; the early great philosophers, thinkers, and healers ... Read More

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