Blueberries, strawberries and blackberries are true super foods. Naturally sweet and juicy, berries are low in sugar and high in nutrients - they are among the best foods you can eat.

โ€” Joel Fuhrman

The most powerful Joel Fuhrman quotes to get the best of your day

The most important thing to remember about food labels is that you should avoid foods that have labels.


You cannot buy your health; you must earn it through healthy living.


You cannot escape from the biological law of cause and effect - food choices are the most significant cause of disease and premature death.


Health is not luck. We have an innate ability to maintain good health if we establish the optimal environment for healing.


Nutritional excellence is the only real fountain of youth.


Fasting and natural diet, though essentially unknown as a therapy, should be the first treatment when someone discovers that he or she has a medical problem.


If you eat the standard Western diet that most people eat in the modern world, it's quite likely you will develop heart disease.


Seeds and nuts are indispensable for cardiovascular health.

The protective properties of nuts against coronary heart disease were first recognized in the early 1990s, and a strong body of literature has followed, confirming these original findings.


For both optimal health and weight loss, you must consume a diet with a high nutrient-per-calorie ratiothere are no shortcuts.


Whether the patient has a cardiac condition, hypertension, autoimmune disease, fibroids, or asthma, he or she must be informed that fasting and natural, plant-based diets are a viable alternative to conventional therapy, and an effective one.


Permanent results only come from permanent changes in lifestyle and diet style.

You don't get permanently well unless you permanently change the way you live.


Eating a high-nutrient diet actually makes you more satisfied with less food, and actually gives the ability to enjoy food more without overeating.


About Joel Fuhrman

Quotes 35 sayings
Profession M.D.
Birthday December 2, 1953

Primates are the only animals on the face of the earth that can taste sweet and see color. We were designed by nature to see, grasp, eat, and enjoy the flavor of colorful, sweet fruits.


The time may come when not offering this substantially more effective nutritional approach will be considered malpractice.


Medicines cannot drug away the cellular defects that develop in response to improper nutrition throughout life.


Regardless of whether we are required to purchase medical insurance, know that we can only buy real health insurance in the produce section of the local supermarket.


In the future, it's going to become more and more impossible for the economy to support how expensive medical care is and the number of sick people we have. Why don't we just get our population healthier so we don't need medical care?


Most brown bread is merely white bread with a fake tan.


Leafy greens such as romaine lettuce, kale, collards, Swiss chard, and spinach are the most nutrient-dense of all foods.


Life is a highway - the enjoyment you get depends on the lane you choose.


Why don't we just get our population healthier so we don't need medical care?


The primary benefit of a vegan diet is that the removal of animal products usually necessitates a higher amount of nutrient-rich plant produce. The cons of a vegan diet could be the inclusion of too much heavily processed food, including seitan and isolated soy protein, flour, sweeteners and oils.


Reducing dietary salt is not only important for those who already have elevated blood pressure - limiting added salt is essential for all of us to remain in good health.


The modern diet is grossly deficient in hundreds of important plant-derived immunity-building compounds which makes us highly vulnerable to viruses, infections and disease.


To provide optimal levels of protective micronutrients, a diet must be vegetable-based, not grain-based.


American children are the heaviest worldwide, and they are getting heavier at a faster rate than other children around the globe. This spread of obesity foreshadows an explosion in degenerative diseases, such as diabetes, heart disease, and cancer waiting to erupt in our children's future. Together we can stop this tragedy from ever happening.


Dieting by portion control doesnt work because one is constantly fighting addictive drives.


Since the foods Americans consume are so calorie-rich, we have all been trying to diet by eating smaller portions of low-nutrient foods. We not only have to suffer hunger but also wind up with perverted cravings because we are nutrient-deficient to boot.


The right raw materials can...double or triple the protective power of the immune system.


When people tell me they will give it a try, I say donโ€™t bother, you have already decided to fail. It takes more than a try to quit addictions; it takes a commitment. A commitment is a promise that you stick with, no matter what.


Lower caloric exposure and episodic fasting can extend the life span of all animals, the longer we spend in the catabolic state, the longer we live.


Food is really and truly the most effective medicine.


Healthy people eating healthy food should never need to take an antibiotic.


Anything you adopt temporarily only begets temporary results, and fluctuating your weight up and down is not lifespan favorable.