Macmillan Childrens Publishing Group
Disease-Proof Your Child

Disease-Proof Your Child

Feeding Kids Right

Joel Fuhrman, M.D.

St. Martin's Press



Harness the power of a nutrient-rich diet to ensure a lifetime free of illness and full of health!

In his private practice, Joel Fuhrman, M.D. helps families transform their eating habits and recover their health. His nutrient-rich eating plan can have a significant impact on your child's resistance to dangerous infections, and a dramatic effect on reducing the occurrence of illnesses like asthma, ear infections, and allergies. Dr. Fuhrman explains how you can make sure your children are eating right to maintain a healthy mind and body, and how eating certain foods and avoiding others can positively impact your child's IQ and success in school.

He also presents the fascinating science that demonstrates that the current epidemic of adult cancers and other diseases is closely linked to what we eat in the first quarter of life. Eating well in our early years may enable us to win the war on cancer. Bolstered by this scientific evidence, he helps you do everything you can to protect your child against developing diabetes, cardiovascular disease, autoimmune diseases, and cancer through a solid nutritional groundwork.

Featuring easy-to-prepare, kid-friendly recipes that will satisfy even the pickiest eaters, Disease-Proof Your Child will help your whole family will learn to establish life-long healthful eating habits.


Praise for Disease-Proof Your Child

“…a timely response to America's health care crisis. The time to effectively institute healthy nutrition is during childhood. Dr. Fuhrman provides solutions for children, parents, and physicians.” —Caldwell B. Esselstyn, Jr., M.D., Preventive Cardiology – Cleveland Clinic Foundation         

“Dr. Fuhrman's latest book couldn't have come at a better time given the epidemic of obesity, cancer, diabetes and heart disease which is reaching earlier and earlier into the lives of our children. It is destined to take its place among the most important child-rearing books ever written…” —Mark A. Huberman, President, National Health Association

“The reduction in disease and suffering from this book could exceed any ‘medical' advance one can conceive of.” —John Kelly, MD, MPH, President, American College of Lifestyle Medicine, professor, Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, Loma Linda University

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About the author

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. He is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, and also teaches medical students, graduate students, and other physician about nutrition. He is the author of Eat To Live: The Revolutionary Plan for Fast and Sustained Weight Loss and Fasting and Eating for Health: A Medical Doctor's Program for Conquering Disease.

Dr. Fuhrman has spoken at hundreds of locations throughout the United States and Canada, such as conferences, college campuses, television shows, and radio talk shows. His appearances include Good Morning America, The Today Show, America's Talking, TV Food Network, CNN and the Discovery Channel among others.

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; and PwC Health and Performance Advisory Panel, PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Dr. Fuhrman lives in Flemington, New Jersey with his wife and four children.

Joel Fuhrman M.D.

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