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Dr John La Puma

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Dr John La Puma MD is a wellness and nutrition expert and the leading physician voice for healthy living and eating as part of ones personal medical health. Dr La Puma is a board-certified specialist in internal medicine, professionally trained chef and co-founder of ChefMD. He is a New York Times best-selling author twice and a promoter of culinary medicine, healthy aging, wellness and nutrition.

Dr. John believes that both food and nature are information for the body and the brain. The right meals, food as medicine and nature therapy can transform your personal, physical, medical and mental health to create a healthy edge. Both food and nature are restorative, powerful, underutilized therapeutic tools.

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Ditch Sustainable Agriculture for Regenerative Agriculture

You’ve definitely heard about sustainable agriculture or sustainable food systems before. Sustainability is a popular idea amongst environmentally conscious folks and can be applied to food, health, nature, industry, and more. The general idea behind sustainability is to leave your little corner of the world no worse for the wear

8 Home Low Testosterone Tests and Hormone Tests: What Works? How Well?

Of the eight home low testosterone tests and hormone tests readily available online, the questions I’m asked more than any other: what works? and how well? And should I just eat two Brazil Nuts a day if I think my testosterone level and selenium levels are low? And can women

The Benefits of Beets

Any way you slice them, beets are a versatile part of a healthy diet. Beets contain a variety of vitamins and minerals, including several of the B vitamins, vitamin C zinc, selenium, manganese, phosphorus. Also rich in antioxidants (lutein, betalain, and zeaxanthin), beets support the body’s ability to eliminate toxins

What Your Gallbladder Does & How to Keep it Healthy

On the right side of your abdomen, just under the ribcage, is the gallbladder. A small pear-shaped organ, it supports the body’s detoxification process and, working with other organs, is crucial to the digestion of certain foods, particularly fatty foods. The gallbladder connects to the liver and small intestine via

Why Should You Use Turmeric?

You’ve definitely heard its name. You might have seen it on the board at your local smoothie shop, in powdered form on your spice rack, or even at the store in its original rhizomatic root form. But you might not be so sure what turmeric actually does—or why it’s so

The Health Benefits of Friendship

Here’s another fun one, folks: apparently this Thursday July 30th is International Day of Friendship! The International Day of Friendship was proclaimed in 2011 by the UN General Assembly with the idea that friendship between peoples, countries, cultures and individuals can inspire peace efforts and build bridges between communities. I

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AUTHOR

Dr. John is the author or co-author of seven books. Several are used as textbooks at great academic institutions worldwide, and three have been New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestsellers. Most recently, he writes and speaks about how to use meals to lower cholesterol and control diabetes, and about how the power to opt outside can improve your medical health.

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While Dr. John did not invent food as medicine, he pioneered and popularized culinary medicine in a popular culinary medicine book, and on national cable and network television as ChefMD®.  His invited presentations often include cooking demonstrations, culinary insights, and medicinal plants and herbs.

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PHYSICIAN

Dr. John is board-certified in internal medicine. He writes both recipes and pharmaceuticals on prescription slips.  He also advocates for health related causes, including food security, pollinator protection and animal adoption and welfare.

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