Joel Fuhrman, MD – How to Eat for Life and strengthen your immune system with food

“True intelligence is making the right decision today that’s going to benefit you decades down the road.” -Joel Fuhrman, MD

Plant-based super-star physician and best-selling author Dr. Joel Fuhrman is back!

In today’s interview, Dr. Fuhrman and I talk about his most recent book, Eat for Life – The Breakthrough Nutrient-Rich Program for Longevity, Disease Reversal, and Sustained Weight Loss.

We also discuss how your daily choices can either set you up for health or make you vulnerable to chronic and infectious disease (timely), how to strengthen your immune system with food (also timely), healthy eating psychology, and so much more!

Dr. Joel Fuhrman is a brilliant, caring physician and personal hero, who has impacted countless lives with his holistic approach to health and healing. I’ve learned so much from him over the years and I know you will too.


Watch our interview below, or listen to it on the Chris Beat Cancer podcast on iTunes or Spotify.

Download interview transcript here

Show Notes
– Maximizing nutrition for health, longevity and disease prevention [00:15]
-The immunosuppression epidemic [3:41]
-COVID-19 and the critical role of our immune system [5:30]
-Dramatic health recoveries with radical diet change [10:32]
-Lunch: A powerful daily anti-cancer tool [13:21]
-Delicious anti-cancer breakfast and dinner insights [15:38]
-Chris’ typical daily diet [17:55]
-The alarming reality of what’s in our food [21:40]
-Regenerative Agriculture and Collective Health Consciousness [24:57]
-The “Live for Tomorrow” Mindset [27:34]
-The psychology of food addiction [28:57]
-Psychological benefits of diet change [35:38]
-The cautionary future of human health [38:50]
-Can healthy food still be tasty? [41:03]
-Desire vs guilt. The mindset to stay on the healthy path [47:27]
-What keeps Chris motivated to share the message of nutritional healing [50:20]

Selected links from the interview:
Dr. Fuhrman’s Website
Eat to Live Retreat
Microplastics in Bottled Water Study
Chris’ Supercharged Oatmeal Recipe

Books mentioned in the interview by Dr. Fuhrman:
Eat for Life – The Breakthrough Nutrient-Rich Program for Longevity, Disease Reversal, and Sustained Weight Loss.
Super Immunity: The Essential Nutrition Guide for Boosting Your Body’s Defenses to Live Longer, Stronger, and Disease Free


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