Joel Fuhrman M.D. is a board-certified family physician, nutritional researcher and 6 times NY Times bestselling author. Dr. Fuhrman serves as President of the Nutritional Research Foundation and also serves on the faculty of Northern Arizona University Health Science division. His numerous scientific publications include his foundational discoveries on food addiction and human hunger published in the scientific journal, Nutrition Journal, in November 2010. Dr. Fuhrman’s hugely successful PBS shows have raised more than $35 million for public television, while bringing his life-saving message to millions. His Nutritarian diet is an eating plan that incorporates the latest advances in nutritional science, including a full portfolio of the most nutrient-dense, anti-cancer plant foods.


For over 25 years, Dr. Fuhrman has shown that it is possible to achieve sustainable weight loss and reverse heart disease, diabetes and many other illnesses using smart nutrition. In his medical practice, and through his books and television specials, he continues to bring this life-saving message to hundreds of thousands of people around the world.


Dr. Fuhrman is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania (Pearlman) School of Medicine (1988) and has received numerous awards for his contributions to nutritional science and the education of other physicians including the St. Joseph’s Family Practice Resident’s Teaching Award for his contribution to the education of residents and a C3 Cardiology Global Health Award for teaching cardiologists nutritional science.




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