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Dr. Fuhrman has authored hundreds of articles on various health and nutrition topics on the benefits of a nutrient-dense, plant rich diet, including how to prevent and reverse chronic diseases like heart disease, diabetes, cancer, and more. You can browse the most recent below or view by topic.

10 Strategies to Prevent Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer is the most common type of cancer for men (excluding skin cancer), but the good news is that there are things you can do to stop it from happening to y... Read More

Feeding Your Children Right

Childhood obesity rates have skyrocketed over the past 40 years. Between the late 1970’s and 2008, obesity rates doubled in preschoolers and more than tripled in... Read More

How fiber-rich foods protect against breast cancer

Breast cancer-  two words that strike fear in every woman.  The good news is women can help lessen their risk.  One important defense is to consume a hi... Read More

The Healthiest, Anti-Cancer Foods: G-BOMBS

”G-BOMBS” is an acronym that you can use to remember the best anti-cancer, health-promoting foods on the planet. These are the foods that you should eat ev... Read More

A Nutrient Rich Diet and Avoidance of High-protein Diets is Crucial to Women’s Heart Health

Women must be warned. Heart disease can be more deadly for women than men. 39 percent of women who have heart attacks die within a year, compared to 31 percent of men.... Read More

Lower cholesterol healthfully without risky statin drugs

More than twenty-five percent of adults age 45 and older take statins.1  Despite the fact that statin drugs, prescribed to lower cholesterol, are among the most f... Read More

For stable heart disease, does stent placement do more harm than good?

The controversy surrounding the proper treatment of stable heart disease was highlighted a few years ago, when former President George W. Bush decided to have a stent ... Read More

Heart Disease is Preventable and Reversible through Nutritional Intervention

Heart disease is devastating to both our health and our economy. It is the number one cause of death in the country. Cardiovascular disease (CVD) accounted for 32.1 pe... Read More

6 Worst Foods for Diabetes

Over 25 million people in the United States have diabetes, and diabetes takes an enormous toll on the health of our population.1 Diabetes accelerates aging; damaging t... Read More

5 Best Foods for Diabetes

Diabetes is the 7th leading cause of death in the U.S., and doubles the risk of heart attack and stroke.1 However, type 2 diabetes is a lifestyle disease - our food ch... Read More

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