Joel Fuhrman, MD

Joel Fuhrman, M.D. is a board-certified family physician, seven-time New York Times bestselling author, and nutritional researcher who specializes in preventing and reversing disease through nutritional and natural methods. Dr. Fuhrman is the President of the Nutritional Research Foundation. His work and discoveries are published in medical journals, and he is involved with multiple nutritional studies with major research institutions across America. 

Dr. Fuhrman runs the Eat to Live Retreat in San Diego, California and takes over the medical care for his guests, enabling them to transform their lives as they recover from diabetes, heart disease, autoimmune disease, cancer and other serious conditions. 

Dr. Fuhrman has appeared on hundreds of radio and television shows. Through his own hugely successful PBS specials, which have raised more than $50 million for public broadcasting stations, he has brought nutritional science to homes across America and around the world. 

His seven New York Times bestsellers: include: Eat for Life (HarperOne, 2020), Eat to Live (Little Brown, 2003; updated, 2011); Super Immunity (HarperOne, 2012); The End of Diabetes (HarperOne, 2013); The Eat to Live Cookbook (HarperOne, 2013); The End of Dieting (HarperOne, 2014) and The End of Heart Disease (HarperOne, 2016). 

He is also the author of a series of Transformation 20 guides to health and weight loss. The titles include: Transformation 20 Diabetes; Transformation 20: Blood Pressure and Cholesterol; Transformation 20: Infection Protection in 20 Days; 10 in 20: Lose 10 Pounds in 20 Days Detox Program; 10 in 20: More of What You Love; 10 in 20 Made Simple; and 10 in 20: Emergency Weight Loss Program. 

To date, Dr. Fuhrman has sold more than three million books. In 2017, Dr. Fuhrman released Fast Food Genocide (HarperOne 2017), an examination of how fast food is destroying the physical, mental and emotional health of our society — and what we can do about it. He also introduced legions of food lovers to the joys of Nutritarian cooking with his Eat to Live Cookbook (HarperOne, 2013) and his Eat To Live Quick and Easy Cookbook (HarperOne, 2017). 

Dr. Fuhrman has written several other popular books on nutritional science, which include: Eat for Health; Disease-Proof Your Child; Fasting and Eating for Health; and the Nutritarian Handbook and ANDI Food Scoring Guide.