Joel Fuhrman, MD, is a board-certified family physician who specializes in preventing and reversing disease through nutritional and natural methods. He is the author of several books, including four New York Times bestsellers, beginning with Eat to Live: The Amazing Nutrient-Rich Program for Fast and Sustained Weight Loss. He is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and a member of the board of directors for the American College of Lifestyle Medicine. He is also the research director of the Nutritional Research Project of the National Health Association and a diplomat with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Whole Foods, a leader in natural and organic foods, selected Dr. Fuhrman for its scientific advisory board to create its Health Starts Here initiative, and his PBS television shows bring nutritional science to homes all across America. JOEL FUHRMAN, M.D., is a board-certified family physician and nutritional researcher who specializes in preventing and reversing disease through nutritional and natural methods. Dr. Fuhrman is the research director of the Nutritional Research Foundation. He is the author of several books, including the New York Times bestsellers Eat to Live, Super Immunity, Eat to Live Cookbook, The End of Dieting, and The End of Diabetes. ROBERT PHILLIPS was a Vice President at Merrill Lynch suffering with sarcoidosis, a serious health condition that effected his breathing. Six months after discovering Dr. Fuhrman's approach, his condition was completely reversed, and he quit his job at Merrill Lynch to help launch Dr. Fuhrman's member support website. Robert continues to write and conducts research at Drexel University in the field of Social Energy. Robert lives in New Jersey with his wife, Marcia and two children, Joseph and Jacob. He has two other grown children, Joey and Jennifer. Chris Sorensen is the AudioFile Earphones Award-winning narrator of Brian Lies' Bats at the Beach, Colum McCann's Let the Great World Spin, and Margaret Peterson Haddix's Sent. Other narrations include Patricia Wood's Lottery and Jodi Picoult's Songs of the Humpback Whale, among many others.
The problem with dieting is that we only follow someone else's weight-loss plan until it bores us or its complexity interferes with our daily life. Family physician and author Joel Fuhrman has made it his calling to communicate the key principles of the science of health, nutrition, and weight loss. By acquainting ourselves with those principles, Dr. Fuhrman argues, we can learn effective strategies to achieve and maintain optimal weight without dieting. An empowering concept.-- "Barnes&Noble.com, editorial review"