Salad is the Main Dish

For at least one meal a day, have a big salad that includes plenty of leafy greens, plus beans, onions, tomatoes, broccoli, cabbage, mushrooms, bell peppers and more, topped by a nut/seed-based dressing. For help in building the perfect salad, download our handy infographic, The Fuhrman Formula for Making the Perfect Salad.

Eliminate all Refined Grains and Sweeteners

Avoid all white flour products, white rice, processed/cold breakfast cereals, sugar and other sweetening agents, such as maple syrup and honey. Find out why.

Limit Animal Products

If using animal products, use only wild, low-mercury seafood, or naturally-raised fowl.  Animal products are best used in very small amounts as flavor enhancers, as a condiment, not as a main dish. Find out why.


Dr. Fuhrman’s books include:

THE END OF DIETING: an updated version of the NY Times bestseller, EAT TO LIVE; reviews the dangers of popular diets, the damage that inevitably occurs from trying fad “diets” or those that merely reduce calories. Instead of trying to eat healthfully, learn how to prefer healthy food and remove cravings and overeating behavior, once and for all. This book is pivotal for those with past dietary failure, trying to beat food addictions and emotional overeating. Also check out THE EAT TO LIVE COOKBOOK. NY Times bestseller

THE END OF DIABETES: offers a scientifically proven, practical program to prevent and reverse diabetes without drugs. In fact, most type 2 diabetics can get off medication and become 100 percent healthy in just a few simple steps. NY Times bestseller

THE END OF HEART DISEASE: offers a detailed plan to prevent and reverse heart disease without drugs. The Nutritarian diet is a nutrient-dense, plant-rich eating style that promotes sustainable weight loss, reversal of disease, and enhanced longevity. NY Times bestseller

SUPER IMMUNITY explains how we can supercharge our immune system to prevent and reverse both acute and chronic diseases—everything from the common cold to cancer.

Browse Dr. Fuhrman’s other books and media.

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Additional Resources at DrFuhrman.com

Review Dr. Fuhrman’s action plans for various health concerns by heading over to the Heath Concerns section of the website.

Read about current research and stay up-to-date on the latest nutrition news and science through articles, videos, and Postition Papers in the Library.

Expand your knowledge by completing online coursework designed to give you an in-depth understanding of nutrition and the Nutritarian Diet at the Nutritarian Education Institute.

Browse hundreds of Success Stories and be inspired to write your own!

Check out the Eat to Live Blog where you’ll find lots of information on how to implement the Nutritarian Diet into your unique lifestyle.

You'll find many benefits to Membership at DrFuhrman.com, not to mention:

You'll find plenty of nutrient-dense, tasty recipes under Nutritarian Recipes. Members have access to over 1500 recipes as well as meal plans and tools to help organize your favorites and create grocery lists.

Members can use My Health Tracker to track their goals as well as their medical information. It’s a great tool to help keep you accountable!

The Nutritarian Network member community is vibrant and active and our members are ready to answer questions, cheer you on or simply hold your hand in your journey. Platinum and higher members can post questions directly to Dr. Fuhrman and the professionals of Dr. Fuhrman Medical Associates in the Ask the Doctor community and the Ask the Food Addiction Specialist community.

Looking for additional medical advice? Check out all the programs and features available to patients at Dr. Fuhrman Wellness Center.

Ready to immerse yourself in the Nutritarian Lifestyle? Dr. Fuhrman’s Events are designed to show you just how easy the Nutritarian lifestyle is to adopt.

You’ll find a number of Nutritarian products in the Shop that will help support a Nutrititarian lifestyle.

Start out Simply...

Download this handy reminder of the top foods to include in your diet everyday.



Practice Makes Perfect...

As you continue to build consistent, health-promoting choices into your daily life, eating a Nutritarian diet will become automatic.


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