Dr. Joel Fuhrman, MD

Bio

Joel Fuhrman, M.D. is a board-certified family physician, New York Times best-selling author and nutritional researcher who specializes in preventing and reversing disease through nutritional and natural methods. Dr. Fuhrman is an internationally recognized expert on nutrition and natural healing, and has appeared on hundreds of radio and television shows including The Dr. Oz Show, The Today Show, Good Morning America, and Live with Kelly. Dr. Fuhrman’s own hugely successful PBS television shows, 3 Steps to Incredible Health and Dr. Fuhrman’s Immunity Solution bring nutritional science to homes all across America.

Dr. Fuhrman’s #1 New York Times best-selling book, Eat to Live, originally published in 2003 (Little Brown) has sold over 1,000,000 copies and has been published in multiple foreign language editions. In October 2012, Super Immunity (HarperOne) reached the New York Times best seller’s list and in January 2013, The End of Diabetes (HarperOne) became his third New York Times best seller. Dr. Fuhrman’s most recent books, The Eat to Live Cookbook (Harper One) reached #1 on the New York Times best sellers list during its debut week in October 2013 and The End of Dieting (HarperOne), released in March 2014, was #2 on the list for its debut. In addition, Dr. Fuhrman has written several other popular books on nutritional science which include: Eat for Health (Gift of Health Press), Disease Proof Your Child (St. Martin's Griffin), Fasting and Eating for Health (St. Martin's Griffin) and the Dr. Fuhrman's Nutritarian Handbook and ANDI Food Scoring Guide (Gift of Health Press).


Website

Dr.Fuhrman.com offers the tools to achieve and maintain a unique, healthy dietary lifestyle that facilitates weight loss, reversal and prevention of disease and longevity through nutritional and natural methods. To enable all who wish to benefit from his health-promoting dietary approach, Drfuhrman.com offers books, videos, audios, and a variety of nutritional and food products to help ensure your success.



Dr. Fuhrman's Member center on DrFuhrman.com

Get the support and advice you need directly from Dr. Fuhrman to get healthy, look great and feel better than ever! As a member of our Dr. Fuhrman family, you will gain supportive services and a world-wide community of online members and friends. You will find the knowledge, direct advice and tools to assure your success, regardless of your health challenges. Some features of the member center include over 1,000 searchable recipes, Ask the Doctor Forums, Member Discussion Forums, Teleconferences, a Health Tracker to track your progress and much more! Dr. Fuhrman's advice could save your life.


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  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Public Health:

    THURSDAY, Dec. 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Ebola's entrance into the United States -- along with Angelina Jolie's chickenpox and the National Hockey League's mumps outbreak -- have highlighted cracks in the nation's public health defense against infectious disease, according to a new health poli

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Family Medicine:

    THURSDAY, Dec. 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The type of parenting children receive at an early age may have a long-term effect on their social skills and school success, a new study indicates.

    The study included 243 people from poor families in Minnesota who were followed from birth until...Full Article

  • Joel Fuhrman, MD - Flemington, NJ - Family Medicine
    Joel Fuhrman, MD answered:
    Mushrooms are highly beneficial, especially for breast cancer prevention. Mushrooms support the immune system by enhancing the activity of several types of immune cells. Mushrooms are unique in their breast cancer preventing effects. Frequent consumption of mushrooms, even just one button mushroom...Read More
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Infectious Disease:

    TUESDAY, Dec. 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The first test to screen for Severe Combined Immunodeficiency (SCID) in newborns has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

    Some 40 to 100 cases of SCID are identified each year among newborns in the United States, the federal Ce...Full Article

  • Joel Fuhrman, MD - Flemington, NJ - Family Medicine
    Joel Fuhrman, MD answered:
    Many people when ill with a cold, bronchitis (bad cold with cough), sinusitis (bad cold with stuffed face), or pharangitis (bad cold with sore throat) will look for over-the-counter pharmaceutical products or alternative remedies for relief.

    The problem is most of the options that offer a degree...Read More
  • Joel Fuhrman, MD - Flemington, NJ - Family Medicine
    Joel Fuhrman, MD answered:
    Dendritic cells are tree-shaped immune cells that are scattered throughout the body in their immature or deactivated form. When activated they trap and process what they recognize as enemy material to present it to other immune cells to remove or kill the threat. That is, they capture microbial p...Read More
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatrics:

    THURSDAY, Dec. 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Lack of sleep and sleep-related breathing problems appear to boost children's risk of obesity, a new study finds.

    What isn't clear from the study, however, is whether the sleep issues actually cause obesity, or if some...Full Article

  • Joel Fuhrman, MD - Flemington, NJ - Family Medicine
    Joel Fuhrman, MD answered:
    Dendritic cells are tree-shaped immune cells that are scattered throughout the body in their immature or deactivated form. When activated they trap and process what they recognize as enemy material to present it to other immune cells to remove or kill the threat. That is, they capture microbial p...Read More
  • Joel Fuhrman, MD - Flemington, NJ - Family Medicine
    Joel Fuhrman, MD answered:
    If you are generally healthy, eat a healthy diet, and get a high percentage of your calories from fruits, vegetables, seeds, and nuts, then you need not panic. The flu is not a dangerous disease in healthy individuals. Even the more virulent and dangerous flu strains such as the avian flu stand little...Read More
  • Joel Fuhrman, MD - Flemington, NJ - Family Medicine
    Joel Fuhrman, MD answered:
    Flu symptoms suggesting medical consultation is necessary are:
    • Rapid breathing
    • Breathing with grunting or wheezing sounds
    • Labored breathing (in a child, rib muscles retract)
    • Abdominal pain (more common in children)
    • Changes in behavior or mental status, such as disorientation or not being
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  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Family Medicine:

    MONDAY, Dec. 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Many Americans would take some type of action if they learned they had a genetic risk for a disease, even if they weren't actually ill, a new study finds.

    Adults in a nationwide survey were asked to imagine they had a genetic risk for either heart ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Endocrinology/diabetes/metabolism:

    THURSDAY, Dec. 4, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The heart disease and diabetes that often accompany obesity may rob people of almost a decade of life and close to two decades of a healthy life, Canadian researchers report.

    "Not only is excess body weight associated with a significant reductio...Full Article

  • Joel Fuhrman, MD - Flemington, NJ - Family Medicine
    Joel Fuhrman, MD answered:
    If you are diabetic or on an aggressive weight-loss plan, eat more fruits that are lower in sugar such as berries, green or Granny Smith apples, melons, oranges, kiwis and papaya and less of the higher calorie fruits such as mangos, grapes, bananas, pineapple and peaches. Those with diabetes do not...Read More
  • Joel Fuhrman, MD - Flemington, NJ - Family Medicine
    Joel Fuhrman, MD answered:
    To prevent an antibiotic-resistance infection, you must be careful handling raw foods, practice good hand hygiene, and eat foods that boost immunity. Watch me share his tips for preventing serious illness. Read More
  • Joel Fuhrman, MD - Flemington, NJ - Family Medicine
    Joel Fuhrman, MD answered:
    The indiscriminate use of antibiotics is a serious issue in that it can lead to antibiotic resistance, making infections difficult to treat. Watch as I discuss this concern, and how eating superfoods can help. Read More