Super Immunity: The Essential Nutrition Guide for Boosting Your Body's Defenses to Live Longer, Stronger, and Disease Free

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Harper Collins, Sep 20, 2011 - Health & Fitness - 304 pages
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In Super Immunity, world-renowned health expert and New York Times bestselling author of Eat to Live Dr. Joel Fuhrman offers a nutritional guide to help you live longer, stronger, and disease free.

Dr. Fuhrman doesn’t believe the secret to staying healthy lies in medical care—rather, the solution is to change the way we eat. With more than 85 plant-based recipes, a two-week menu plan, and lists of super foods that boost immunity, Dr. Fuhrman’s proven strategies combine the latest data from clinical tests, nutritional research, and results from thousands of patients .

Fans of Alejandro Junger’s Clean, Mark Hyman’s Ultraprevention, and T. Colin Campbell’s The China Study will appreciate Dr. Fuhrman’s practical plan to prevent and reverse disease—no shots, drugs or sick days required.

 

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Review: Super Immunity: The Essential Nutrition Guide for Boosting Your Body's Defenses to Live Longer, Stronger, and Disease Free

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Similar information as his other books and I wonder at more recent research. Still, he promotes healthy eating and lifestyle changes over automatic medication, and I heartily applaud that. I look forward to trying the recipes. Read full review

Review: Super Immunity: The Essential Nutrition Guide for Boosting Your Body's Defenses to Live Longer, Stronger, and Disease Free

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My favorite takeaway is to eat his acronym: GOMBBS - greens, omions, mushrooms, berries, beans, and seeds. I also LOVE the cooked oatmeal recipe. There's so much info in here...overwhelming. But, I can do the GOMBBS. Baby steps! Read full review

Contents

DEDICATION
The Failure of Modern Medicine
Super Foods for Super Immunity
Colds and FluWhat We Need to Know
Healthy Carbs Fats and Proteins
Making the Right Choices
Menus and Recipes
GLOSSARY
ENDORSEMENTS
Copyright

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JOEL FUHRMAN, M.D., is a board-certified family physician and nutritional researcher who specializes in preventing and reversing disease through nutritional and natural methods. Dr. Fuhrman is the research director of the Nutritional Research Foundation. He is the author of several books, including the New York Times bestsellers Eat to Live, Super Immunity, Eat to Live Cookbook, The End of Dieting, and The End of Diabetes.

ROBERT PHILLIPS was a Vice President at Merrill Lynch suffering with sarcoidosis, a serious health condition that effected his breathing. Six months after discovering Dr. Fuhrman’s approach, his condition was completely reversed, and he quit his job at Merrill Lynch to help launch Dr. Fuhrman’s member support website. Robert continues to write and conducts research at Drexel University in the field of Social Energy. Robert lives in New Jersey with his wife, Marcia and two children, Joseph and Jacob. He has two other grown children, Joey and Jennifer.

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