Joel Fuhrman, M.D.

Joel Fuhrman, M.D.

Joel Fuhrman M.D. is a board–certified family physician who specializes in preventing and reversing disease through nutritional and natural methods. His private practice is located in Flemington, New Jersey. He is the author of Eat To Live: The Revolutionary Plan for Fast and Sustained Weight Loss, which was published by Little, Brown & Company in 2003 and has gone through eleven printings in hardcover and six printings in paperback. 

Foreign editions of Eat To Live are available in the U.K., Turkey, and Israel. Dr. Fuhrman’s first book, Fasting and Eating for Health: A Medical Doctor’s Program for Conquering Disease, was published in 1995 by St. Martin’s Press. Dr. Fuhrman’s next book, Disease–Proof Your Child, was published by St. Martin’s Press in April 2005. His most recent book, published in 2008, Eat For Health (a two volume set) is acclaimed as a medical breakthrough for weight loss, disease reversal and prevention. 

In addition, Dr. Fuhrman is widely published, from medical journals such as the University of Pennsylvania Journal of Orthopaedics and Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine, to consumer publications such as Mothering Magazine and Health Science. He is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, and has received the St. Joseph’s Family Practice Resident’s Teaching Award for his contribution to the education of residents. 

In addition, Dr. Fuhrman provides nutritional education to other physicians, and is a guest lecturer at Cornell University Graduate Program in Human Nutrition. 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; Sports Medicine Committee, Professional Skaters Guild of America; and PwC Health and Performance Advisory Panel, PricewaterhouseCoopers.

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Fasting and Eating for Health

A Medical Doctor’s Program for Conquering Disease Eat To Live

Weight Loss Disease–Proof Your Child

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Eat To Live: The Revolutionary Plan for Fast and Sustained Weight Loss
Fasting and Eating for Health: A Medical Doctor’s Program for Conquering Disease
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