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Monday, September 12 at 8 p.m. 3 Steps to Incredible Health! with Joel Fuhrman, MD

(Rochester, NY)3 Steps to Incredible Health! with Joel Fuhrman, MD, airing Monday, September 12 at 8 p.m. on WXXI-TV/HD (DT21.1/cable 1011 and 11), addresses the crisis of obesity and chronic disease plaguing America. Over 65% of Americans are overweight or obese—and that number is growing just like our waistlines. Dr. Joel Fuhrman’s revolutionary health plan is no about will power, it is about knowledge and offers a healthy, effective and scientifically proven plan for shedding weight quickly and reclaiming the vitality and good health we all deserve. The program reairs Saturday, September 17 at 3 p.m. on WXXI-TV/HD.
The key to the program’s success is simple: health = nutrients/calories. When the ratio of nutrients to calories in the food you eat is high, fat melts away. The more nutrient-dense food you consume, the more you will be satisfied with fewer calories and the less you will crave fat and high-calorie foods. 3 Steps to Incredible Health! will help you live longer, eliminate or reduce your need for medications, and improve your overall health dramatically. It is a program that will change the way you want to eat. Most of all, though, 3 Steps to Incredible Health! will enable the viewer to lose more weight than ever thought possible and live a much healthier life at the same time
Throughout the program Dr. Fuhrman uses success stories from people who have followed his advice to illustrate the possibilities of eating a nutrient-dense diet. The results truly are amazing.  He explains the difference between “toxic” hunger and “true” hunger; and how the drive to overeat melts away when your nutrient needs are adequately met. He shows the simple way to help prevent chronic diseases and lose  weight by eating more superfoods — G.O.M.B.S. (Greens, Onions, Mushrooms, Beans, Seeds). Dr. Fuhrman is inspiring when teaching us the three steps:  The Power of Micronutrients, Eliminating
Food Addictions and Superfoods for Health and Pleasure.

Joel Fuhrman M.D. is a board certified family physician, nutritional researcher and author. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in 1988 and has been in clinical practice of nutritional medicine for over 20 years. His experience and results optimizing the therapeutic potential of nutrition are not limited to dramatic weight loss stories and reversal of heart disease and diabetes, but also to the treatment of migraines, asthma, fibromyalgia and autoimmune diseases.  
Dr. Fuhrman is actively involved in scientific research in human nutrition; his discoveries on food addiction and human hunger have changed the scientific landscape regarding hunger and appetite control. His most recent study, “The Changing Perception of Hunger on a High Nutrient Density Diet,” was published in the scientific journal Nutrition Journal, November 2010. His discoveries identify the nutritional causes of food addiction and explain the heightened drive to over-consume calories induced from micronutrient deficits. Dr. Fuhrman is the research director of the Nutritional Research Project, a project of the National Health Association. He fathered the nutrient density equation, H = N/C which defines health outcomes resulting from the micronutrient per calorie density of one’s diet.  His science is now being studied and taught by nutritional researchers the world over. 
Dr. Fuhrman is the author of seven books including the best seller Eat to Live. He is a former world-class figure skater and member of the United States World Figure Skating Team. In 1973, he placed second in the United States National Pairs Championships. His dedication to sports medicine, health and fitness, preventive care and nutritional medicine speaks to these lifelong interests. Visit him at www.drfuhrman.com.

Pictured: Dr. Fuhrman
Credit: Courtesy of Sandra Nissen


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