Fasting and Eating for Health (Paperback)
A Medical Doctor's Program for Conquering Disease
St. Martin's Griffin, 9780312187194, 272pp.
Publication Date: April 15, 1998
Joel Fuhrman's Fasting and Eating for Health: A Medical Doctor's Program for Conquering Disease offers precise diet and fasting programs to relieve headache, hypoglycemia, rheumatoid arthritis, asthma, heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, colitis, psoriasis, lupus, and uterine fibroids.
You'll also learn:
- How to use fasting to lose weight
- How to start, what to expect, how to reintroduce food to maintain maximum benefits
- How to work with a physician for longer fasts (more than 3 days)
About the Author
Dr. Neal Barnard is the president and founder of the Physicians’ Committee for Responsible Medicine, a nonprofit organization based in Washington, D.C. His research has been published in Scientific American, the American Journal of Cardiology, and other major journals. Dr. Barnard is the author of books including Breaking the Food Seduction, Foods That Fight Pain and Food for Life. A frequent lecturer appearing across the country and an adjunct associate professor of medicine at the George Washington University School of Medicine, he lives in Washington, D.C.
Praise For Fasting and Eating for Health: A Medical Doctor's Program for Conquering Disease…
“Dr. Fuhrman's powerful and practical guidelines apply for conditions ranging from the common cold to serious heart problems. This program provides an alternative to the costly and all-to-common side effects of surgery and drugs.” —Andrew Nicholson, M.D., Director of Preventive Medicine, Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine
“By individually tailoring nutrition plans based on a case-by-case basis, Fuhrman has treated hundreds of patients with rheumatoid arthritis successfully.” —Vegetarian Times
“This is where the future of medicine should be heading.” —Ronald Cridland, M.D.
“This is neither alternative medicine nor conservative medicine, but rather progressive medicine. Dr. Fuhrman's approach offers individuals suffering from [chronic] diseases the only real chance for a meaningful cure. I have been fortunate to observe many of these outcomes firsthand and can testify to the power of this approach for certain diseases.” —James Craner, M.D., M.P.H.
“Dr. Fuhrman's book is revolutionary. It shows clearly and unmistakably the way to recover health, and could change the prevailing way of treating disease.” —Theodore Coumentakis, M.D.
“If you are lucky, you will read Dr. Furhman's book before you have subjected yourself to medications and medical procedures. This book is for those who want to take charge over their health and well-being, and for those who want to embark on a journey toward a more satisfying life.” —Don Jeret, M.D.
“I know that every health seeker in America will want to read this book. It provides a working knowledge of vital information that is currently known to relatively few people. Share it with those you love.” —John Pilla, M.D.