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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.

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

Preventing Osteoporosis

About 60 percent of women and 40 percent of men over 50 have low bone mass, and those numbers increase with age. The National Osteoporosis Foundation estimates that 50... Read More

Proper nutrition and supplementation essential for treating ADHD

Proper nutrition and supplementation essential for treating ADHD Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) need more than just medication to all... Read More

Osteoporosis Drugs May Be Doing Our Bones More Harm Than Good

The cost of osteoporosis in the U.S. is estimated at $22 billion per year.1 Bisphosphonates (such as Fosamax, Boniva, Actonel, and Reclast) are commonly prescribed by ... Read More

Dr. Fuhrman's Nutritarian Pyramid

Dr. Fuhrman’s Nutritarian food pyramid is based on the principles of high nutrient eating as illustrated by his Health Equation: Health = Nutrients / Calories... Read More

Build muscle to build a better brain

Exercising to improve muscle strength is not only good for keeping your body in shape, it’s good for the brain and may reduce the risk of developing Alzheimer&rs... Read More

How to Tell Which Foods Deliver the Best Health Protection

How to Select the most Nutrient Dense Foods The Nutritarian diet is based on eating an adequate amount of foods that have the highest nutrient density. Consuming en... Read More

Don’t Fall for the Myths About Soy

Contrary to the negative soy information floating about in today’s technological world, the scientific consensus shows soy is essentially beneficial.  Actua... Read More

High-dose calcium supplements may damage the cardiovascular system

Women need to be cautious and knowledgeable regarding high-dose calcium supplements as the safety and efficacy of calcium supplements in preventing bone loss is now su... Read More

Avoiding “bad” foods is not enough

To protect against heart attack and stroke, is it enough to avoid sweets, white flour, and fried foods?  Or do we need to place more focus on eating more vegetabl... Read More

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Cancer Prevention