Onions and garlic protect against cancer! Learn more about these super foods in this article.
To be healthy, you must eat healthfully. However, for most of us, there is an internal conflict – part of us wants to be healthy, but another part seeks pleasure without regard for the consequences. Fear of change and of giving up unhealthy foods that you like, and the temptation of unhealthful food choices can derail your best intentions. To establish a healthy diet, the key is to learn and practice until you instinctually prefer healthy foods. Read more at DrFuhrman.com
How much red wine, if any, is good for you?
Red wine is known to contain a powerful antioxidant called resveratrol,but is red wine really a heart-healthy drink? This article explains the effects of alcohol on the cardiovascular system, and offers advice on how much alcohol is safe to drink.
Beans are the ideal starchy food. They promote weight loss because they are low-glycemic and satiating, and they are also associated with reduced risk of diabetes and colon cancer. Read more at DrFuhrman.com
WIN A VITAMIX AND SIGNED EAT TO LIVE COOKBOOK - Enter Dr. Fuhrman’s Favorite Holiday Moment Photo Contest for your chance to win a Vitamix and an Eat to Live Cookbook signed by Dr. Fuhrman! It’s easy; just submit a photo of one of your favorite holiday moments for a chance to win!
Dr. Fuhrman would like to encourage you to find your joy creating fantastic memories this holiday season and share them with us on Facebook! Share your favorite photo from your Nutritarian Thanksgiving, Christmas, Chanukah, New Year’s Party or other holiday gathering. Great fun and holiday sharing does not have to be connected to self-destructive food habits. Show how spending quality time with your family and creating life's precious moments can be married with wholesome food and good health. Get the details:
There are a few essential cooking techniques that need to be mastered when you commit to a nutrient-dense eating style. Nutritarian cooking can be simple or gourmet. You don’t have to be a chef and have unlimited time to cook wonderful meals. On the other hand, if you do enjoy spending time in the kitchen you don’t need to stifle your culinary creativity. Soups, salads and smoothies are the backbone of the Nutritarian diet. Read more at DrFuhrman.com.
All vegetables are nutrient rich and promote good health, but green cruciferous vegetables (like kale, broccoli, and bok choy) have the highest nutrient density scores and are associated with the most substantial health benefits. Why is that? In addition to vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, cruciferous vegetables contain an exclusive class of phytochemicals called glucosinolates (glu'ko-sin'o-lates), which are the precursors to powerful anti-cancer compounds. Learn about the cruciferous family of vegetables and how they fight cancer in this article.
The worst foods for diabetes — the foods that elevate blood sugar, reduce insulin sensitivity and increase type 2 diabetes risk — are the foods that are most common in the standard American diet. Read more at DrFuhrman.com.
We’re excited to announce the launch of Dr. Fuhrman’s Holiday Health Fest! This 7-week long health fest was made for YOU, in the spirit of holiday gift giving and spreading good cheer and health, so be sure to participate! This event offers support and motivation to help you enjoy a healthy holiday season with:
- motivational posts
- informative articles and videos
- delicious recipes
- inspiring success stories
- weekly contests with a range of top-notch prizes
Dr. Fuhrman really wants to help start your new year off right!
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Dr. Fuhrman’s members are eligible to participate in additional member-only contests with the chance to win even more prizes! Check the Member Center for more information on these exclusive contests. Prizes include a Vitamix and up to $500 in Fuhrman bucks! Additionally, Dr. Fuhrman Members have LIVE access to participate in the six weekly Health Fest webinars, where they can ask questions. Check the Member Center for the weekly schedule and to register.
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Type 2 diabetes is a lifestyle disease. Your food choices can either prevent or promote insulin resistance and resultant diabetes. It is not enough for a food to be low-glycemic; to prevent or reverse diabetes and promote healthy insulin sensitivity and overall health, true anti-diabetes foods must minimize the rise in blood glucose and maximize phytochemical value.
Whether you already have diabetes or are hoping to prevent it, your food choices are the key. In this article, Dr. Fuhrman lists his top five foods to help prevent or reverse diabetes. This approach works!
Glucose is the primary fuel for the human brain, but what happens when the brain is exposed to the excessive added sugars of the standard American diet?