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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.

Should we only buy organic produce?

There is not a definite “yes” or “no” answer to this question.  It depends on multiple factors including the consumer’s stage of lif... Read More

For stable heart disease, does stent placement do more harm than good?

The controversy surrounding the proper treatment of stable heart disease was highlighted a few years ago, when former President George W. Bush decided to have a stent ... Read More

“Just one Bite” of Junk Food Fuels Food Addiction and Obesity

Addiction to foods that are bad for us is similar to any substance addiction. The same care has to be given to avoiding or overcoming junk food addiction as any other ... Read More

ANDI Food Scores: Rating the Nutrient Density of Foods

Prevailing food myths largely contribute to our overweight population and poor health for many. Lifestyle-related diseases are the most common causes of death, but acc... Read More

Nuts and Seeds Help Keep Disease Away

Did you know you should go nuts over nuts and their little partners, seeds? Although they are often overlooked as important health foods, nuts and seeds are mighty war... Read More

Telomeres Are Central to the Aging Process

What Are Telomeres? Telomeres are the caps of non-coding DNA at the ends of our chromosomes that protect our genetic material and make it possible for our cells to ... Read More

Nuts and Seeds Essential for Good Health and Weight Loss

Contrary to the popular belief that nuts and seeds are too fattening for those who want to lose weight, research suggests that nuts and seeds are actually beneficial f... Read More

Nutritional treatment for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)

Sufferers of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) can find relief by following natural guidelines. I have found that with a change to a healthful, fiber-rich, Nutritarian di... Read More

What is Oxidative Stress?

Oxidative stress is a term frequently used in articles concerning health and nutrition, but is not generally understood. Note the following terms are commonly used alo... Read More

Do you have a supplement formulated specifically to enhance protection against cancer?

Dietary supplements by definition do not treat, prevent, or cure a disease and cannot claim to on labels or in advertising. However, plant extracts are continually bei... Read More

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Cancer Prevention