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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.

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

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

“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

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

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

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