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Disease-proof Your Child

Disease-proof Your Child

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Fuhrman, Joel;  
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Health & Fitness > Nutrition
Publisher
St Martins Press
ISBN-13
9780312338084
ISBN-10
0312338082
Publish
2006-09
Pages
254
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22.86 * 1.91 * 15.24
Format
Paperback
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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., author of Eat to Live and Fasting and Eating for Health: A Medical Doctor's Program for Conquering Disease, is a board-certified family physician who specializes in preventing and reversing disease through nutritional and natural methods.
            Dr. Fuhrman lives in Flemington, New Jersey, with his wife and four children. Visit his Web site at www.drfuhrman.com.

Review

"…a timely response to America's health care crisis. The time to effectively institute healthy nutrition is during childhood. Dr. Fuhrman provides solutions for children, parents, and physicians."
-- Caldwell B. Esselstyn, Jr., M.D., Preventive Cardiology - Cleveland Clinic Foundation         
 
"Dr. Fuhrman's latest book couldn't 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
 
"The reduction in disease and suffering from this book could exceed any 'medical' advance one can conceive of."
 
--John Kelly, MD, MPH, President, American College of Lifestyle Medicine, professor, Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, Loma Linda University

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“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. Fuhrman’s 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. Fuhrman’s latest book couldn’t 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 nation’s 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

--This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.