Synopses & Reviews
“A powerful tool for insuring that the children you love will live healthy and happy lives.”
--Doug Lisle, Ph.D. and Alan Goldhamer D.C., authors of The Pleasure Trap
“Dr. Fuhrmans book offers your family the solution to the epidemic of obesity and sickness that afflicts nearly every child eating the rich Western diet.”
--John McDougall, MD, Director of the McDougall Live-in Program
Santa Rosa, CA
“If you truly love your children and your grandchildren, or if you are simply concerned about the health of the nation, then read this book and put it into practice. It's light years ahead and is a magnificent source of salvation for our children.”
--Groesbeck P. Parham, M.D., Professor of Gynecologic Oncology and Preventive Medicine Senior Scientist, Comprehensive Cancer Center University of Alabama at Birmingham
“Dr. Fuhrman reveals the secrets to long-term, sustainable health using diet choices for growing up smart and growing old happy. Take your doctor a copy!”
--Mehmet Oz, M.D., Director, Cardiovascular Institute, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center
“A timely response to America's health care crisis. The time to effectively institute healthy nutrition is during childhood. Dr. Joel Fuhrman provides solutions for children, parents, and physicians.”
--Caldwell B. Esselstyn, Jr., M.D., Preventive Cardiology - Cleveland Clinic Foundation
“Dr. Fuhrmans latest book couldnt have come at a better time given the epidemic of obesity, cancer, diabetes and heart disease which is reaching earlier and earlier into the lives of our children. It is destined to take its place among the most important child-rearing books ever written.”
--Mark A. Huberman, President, National Health Association
“Has the potential of turning the tide on the epidemic of chronic disease afflicting children in the first world. If the health principles so convincingly and warmly presented in this text were to be adopted by our children and their families, the reduction in disease and suffering would exceed any "medical" advance one can conceive of.”
--John Kelly, M.D., MPH, President, American College of Lifestyle Medicine; Professor, Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, Loma Linda University
“Dr. Fuhrman provides information, easy to read and understand but science-backed, that will help every parent raise healthy children who will later become disease-proofed adults.”
--Neal Pinckney, Ph.D., Founder and Director, Healing Heart Foundation
Author - Healthy Heart Handbook
“Should be required reading for every parent.”
--Howard F. Lyman, author of The Mad Cowboy and No More Bull!
“Joel Fuhrman, M.D. shares his nutritional and healing wisdom in this practical, readable book. [It] will help you give your offspring the healthiest start possible.”
--Michael Klaper, M.D., Director, Institute of Nutrition Education and Research
Manhattan Beach, California
“An essential guide for every parent. The nutrition and health information, practical meal plans and recipes, and medical advice from one of our nations leading preventive medicine physicians is invaluable.
--John Westerdahl, PhD, MPH, RD, Nutrition Editor, Veggie Life Magazine, Director, Wellness & Lifestyle Medicine, Castle Medical Center, Kailua, Hawaii
“Children don't need to be chronically sick--as children or adults. Dr. Fuhrman's book compels parents to re-think the way they raise their children, starting with what they eat.”
--James Craner, M.D., M.P.H., Occupational & Environmental Medicine, Reno, NV, Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine
A groundbreaking book that explains the connection between nutrition and disease prevention--showing parents how to keep their children healthy by feeding them right.
In his private practice, Joel Fuhrman, M.D. works with many families to turn around their health and eating habits and helps children with recurrent medial problems recover their health with nutritional interventions, avoiding the need for further medication.
Backed up by a multitude of scientific studies, Dr. Fuhrman explains how eating particular foods (and avoiding others) can have a significant impact on your childs resistance to dangerous infections and have a dramatic effect on reducing the occurrence of illnesses like ear infections, asthma, and allergies. The right foods introduced early in life can also positively impact your childs IQ and success in school.
Dr. Fuhrman presents the fascinating science that demonstrates that the current epidemic of adult cancers and other diseases is closely linked to what we eat in the first quarter of life. He explains how eating right in childhood is the most powerful weapon against developing cancer, cardiovascular disease, and autoimmune disorders in the future.
His nutrient-rich dietary recommendations give parents the information they need to ensure that their children are eating right to maintain a healthy mind and body. Moreover, he will give parents guidelines on how to get even the pickiest eater to learn to love healthy food. Also featured are his child-tested, kid-friendly recipes that are delicious, easy-to-prepare, and great for the whole family.
Every parent needs this book so that they can make sure that they are doing everything they can for their childrens health.
In his private practice, Joel Fuhrman, M.D. helps families transform their eating habits and recover their health. His nutrient-rich eating plan can have a significant impact on your child's resistance to dangerous infections, and a dramatic effect on reducing the occurrence of illnesses like asthma, ear infections, and allergies. Dr. Fuhrman explains how you can make sure your children are eating right to maintain a healthy mind and body, and how eating certain foods and avoiding others can positively impact your child's IQ and success in school.
He also presents the fascinating science that demonstrates that the current epidemic of adult cancers and other diseases is closely linked to what we eat in the first quarter of life. Eating well in our early years may enable us to win the war on cancer. Bolstered by this scientific evidence, he helps you do everything you can to protect your child against developing diabetes, cardiovascular disease, autoimmune diseases, and cancer through a solid nutritional groundwork.
Featuring easy-to-prepare, kid-friendly recipes that will satisfy even the pickiest eaters, your whole family will learn to establish life-long healthful eating habits.
Harness the power of a nutrient-rich diet to ensure a lifetime free of illness and full of health!
About the Author
Joel Fuhrman M.D. is a board-certified family physician who specializes in preventing and reversing disease through nutritional and natural methods. He is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, and also teaches medical students, graduate students, and other physician about nutrition. He is the author of Eat To Live: The Revolutionary Plan for Fast and Sustained Weight Loss and Fasting and Eating for Health: A Medical Doctors Program for Conquering Disease.
Dr. Fuhrman has spoken at hundreds of locations throughout the United States and Canada, such as conferences, college campuses, television shows, and radio talk shows. His appearances include Good Morning America, The Today Show, Americas Talking, TV Food Network, CNN and the Discovery Channel among others.
Dr. Fuhrman is a member of the Board of Directors of the National Health Association; Advisory Panel, The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine; Diplomat, American Academy of Family Physicians; and PwC Health and Performance Advisory Panel, PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Dr. Fuhrman lives in Flemington, New Jersey with his wife and four children.