Dr. Fuhrman’s Food As Medicine | Monday, March 9 at 8 pm

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March 9, 2020 on WOUB

– How To Use Food To Improve Health and Prevent Disease –

Filled with the latest science and research about the healing power of food and ways to stay healthy, DR. FUHRMAN’S FOOD AS MEDICNE provides viewers a roadmap for adding practical, easy-to-follow steps to help prevent disease and improve health. Some of these suggestions include following Dr. Fuhrman’s health equation: look for the most nutrient-dense foods possible, eat a salad as your main dish every day, prepare a big pot of vegetable soup in advance, and follow Dr. Fuhrman’s G-BOMBS: Greens, Beans, Onions, Mushrooms, Berries and Seeds. DR. FUHRMAN’S FOOD AS MEDICINE is part of special programming premiering on PBS stations in March 2020.

Dr. Joel Fuhrman, M.D.
Credit: Sandra Nissen

Dr. Fuhrman 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.

For over 25 years, Dr. Fuhrman has shown that it is possible to achieve sustainable weight loss and reverse heart disease, diabetes and many other illnesses using smart nutrition.

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