Personalized Healthy Eating Meal Plans and Prescriptive Programs
Dr John La Puma is a board-certified specialist in internal medicine and an international leader in his field of nutrition and weight control. He provides you with the support, structure, strategies and healthy eating program you need so you can lose your weight quickly, easily and without hunger or deprivation. He sees you himself, and works for you and your success.
The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times have reported Dr. La Puma’s work in lipid/cholesterol control, lifestyle change and weight management. The New York Times Op Ed page has featured his work in helping men get healthy naturally without testosterone, and followed his Op-Ed with an endorsing, next-day editorial.
Dr. La Puma has been named the only physician on Santa Barbara Magazine’s Best List. His clinical work and programs have also been locally featured by The Santa Barbara Independent, the Santa Barbara NewsPress, 805Living and the UCSB Magazine Coastlines. His clinical work has been nationally featured by The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Dr. Oz, NBC, CBS, ABC, PBS, and major online news portals.
Santa Barbara Nutrition Doctor – Healthy Eating Plans and Programs
- Download your Eating Day Book Form, copy three times and bring three days, completed, to your first visit.
- Download your Registration Form, complete and bring to your first visit.
- Download your Metabolic Assessment Tool, complete and bring to your first visit.
- Download our Arbitration Agreement, review, sign and bring to your first visit.
- Download your Athlete’s Nutrition Questionnaire: review, sign and bring to your first visit.
Culinary Medicine/Food as Medicine Consultations
Dr. La Puma practices as an internal medicine physician specializing in nutrition in Santa Barbara, committed to helping you reach your optimum health with culinary medicine and a balanced health eating program. He practices according to a new model of personalization, prevention, prediction and participation in optimal health and weight management.
Dr. La Puma helps you reinvent your approach to a specific health concern or set of health concerns. You deserve to live an energetic, powerful, pain-free, long life full of joy, meaning and well-being. Often this means better quality food, and an integrative approach, using your own lifestyle and way of living to design an eating, fitness and lifestyle plan that helps you become well.
Patients with the following conditions can look forward to a personalized healthy eating program and consultation to help them look and feel better with what they eat and how they live.
- Cancer Prevention
- Digestive Disorders (IBD, IBS, GERD/Reflux)
- Diseases of Aging
- Healthy Weight and Metabolism
- Heart Disease
- High Cholesterol (Dyslipidemia)
- Insulin Resistance
- Low Testosterone (Men)
- Metabolic Syndrome
- Stroke Prevention
To learn more, contact Barbara or Thomas in Dr. La Puma’s office.