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PTP351 Joel Fuhrman MD
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In this episode of The Plant Trainers Podcast, we talk with Dr. Joel Fuhrman who is a wealth of knowledge and is helping to fight the war on obesity, junk food diets, and unnecessary illness. He is teaching people to eat for life and we enjoyed discussing food addiction, the problems with junk food and how to overcome bad eating habits. We know you will find it interesting to hear what he says is the most important meal of the day, how to stack your calories and what his G-BOMBS are. Stay tuned to the end where we discuss what arena he was competitive in! 

Joel Fuhrman, M.D. is a board-certified family physician, six-time New York Times best-selling author and internationally recognized expert on nutrition and natural healing, who specializes in preventing and reversing disease through nutritional methods. He is the President of the Nutritional Research Foundation and on the faculty of Northern Arizona University, Health Sciences division. Dr. Fuhrman coined the term “Nutritarian” to describe a nutrient-dense eating style, designed to prevent cancer, slow aging, and extend lifespan. You may have even seen him on Public Television in your area. Dr. Fuhrman has a Wellness Center in New Jersey and operates his Eat To Live Retreat in San Diego where overweight people from all over the world come to stay for 4-12 weeks to conquer food addiction and recover their health.


In this episode we discuss: 

  • People are addicted to bad food 
  • How to win the war on cancer 
  • Vegetables are the best way to a healthier longer life 
  • Obstacles to change
  • Forced abstinence 
  • Learning to cook good food without harmful ingredients 
  • What is really wrong with fast food 
  • Dopamine 
  • The most important part of the day 
  • Stacking the calories earlier in the day 
  • Wheel study 
  • Overcoming food addiction and losing weight 
  • The biggest scam Are all nuts creates equal 


Links to things we mentioned:

Yummy Kids Activity Book for Kids

Easy Recipes For Busy Parents

Dr. Joel Fuhrman – Website, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube

Dr. Fuhrman’s Eat To Live Retreat

Eat for Life: The Breakthrough Nutrient-Rich Program for Longevity, Disease Reversal, and Sustained Weight Loss by Joel Fuhrman

Eat to Live: The Amazing Nutrient-Rich Program for Fast and Sustained Weight Loss, Revised Edition by Joel Fuhrman M.D.

Eating For Health and Building Communities with Anthony Masiello – PTP289

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