Dr. Alan Goldhamer is one of the world’s foremost experts on medically supervised water fasting. In 1984, he founded the TrueNorth Health Center in Santa Rosa, California and since then, Dr. Goldhamer has overseen the fasting and care of more than 20,000 patients.
TrueNorth Health Center is the largest facility in the world specializing in medically supervised water-only fasting and is one of the premier training facilities for doctors to gain certification in the supervision of therapeutic fasting.
Dr. Goldhamer is the author of The Health Promoting Cookbook and co-author of The Pleasure Trap—Mastering the Hidden Force That Undermines Health and Happiness. He is also the principal author of two landmark studies that showed evidence of the benefits of water-only fasting, as well as numerous case reports published in peer-reviewed indexed journals evaluating the effects of water-only fasting in the treatment of a variety of health conditions.
I know you will enjoy this fascinating and informative interview.
-How Dr. Alan Goldhamer discovered water fasting [0:45]
-What happens in the body when you fast? [4:10]
-Who is not a good candidate for fasting? [6:35]
-How to avoid losing muscle while fasting [11:35]
-Fasting while on prescription medications [14:23]
-How fasting helps with long Covid symptoms and adverse vaccine effects [17:20]
-Biological changes during a water fast [20:50]
-The many benefits of fasting [22:53]
-Fasting reduces the microbial load in your digestive tract [24:33]
-Reversing inflammation and metabolic syndrome with fasting [27:30]
-Best ways to protect the brain against degenerative diseases [29:52]
-How blood pressure is reduced with fasting [33:30]
-Fasting should happen every day [35:14]
-Supplementation does not always lead to health [38:15]
-The most effective ways to fight infection [40:30]
-How much water should you drink on a fast? [47:20]
-Coming soon: True North East in Jacksonville, FL [51:00]
-Telemedicine options to fast at home
-BMJ case report on stage 3 lymphoma reversed with water fasting [52:12]
-Conventional medicine does not address the route causes of disease [58:00]
The Pleasure Trap – Mastering the Hidden Force That Undermines Health and Happiness
The Health-Promoting Cookbook
Nerd out on fasting research at Fasting.org
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Dr. Frank Sabatino on Healing with Water Fasting and Plant-Based Nutrition
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