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3 STEPS TO INCREDIBLE HEALTH! WITH JOEL FUHRMAN, M.D.
OCTOBER 16 AT 5:30 PM

EIGHT, ARIZONA PBS

-A New Way of Looking at Food That Will Change the Way You Want to Eat –

3 Steps to Incredible Health! With Joel Fuhrman, M.D.  is a program that directly addresses the crisis of obesity and chronic disease plaguing America. Over 65% of Americans are overweight or obese—and that number is growing just like our waistlines. Dr. Joel Fuhrman’s revolutionary health plan is not about will power, it is about knowledge and offers a healthy, effective, and scientifically proven plan for shedding weight quickly and reclaiming the vitality and good health we all deserve. 3 Steps to Incredible Health! airs Sunday, October 16, 2011 at 5:30 p.m. on Eight.

The key to the program’s success is simple: health = nutrients/calories. When the ratio of nutrients to calories in the food you eat is high, fat melts away. The more nutrient-dense food you consume, the more you will be satisfied with fewer calories and the less you will crave fat and high-calorie foods. 3 Steps to an Incredible Health! will help you live longer, eliminate or reduce your need for medications, and improve your overall health dramatically. It is a program that will change the way you want to eat. Most of all, though, 3 Steps to Incredible Health! will enable the viewer to lose more weight than ever thought possible AND live a much healthier life at the same time.

Throughout the program Dr. Fuhrman uses success stories from people who have followed his advice to illustrate the possibilities of eating a nutrient-dense diet. The results truly are amazing. He explains the difference between “toxic” hunger and “true” hunger; and how the drive to overeat melts away when your nutrient needs are adequately met. He shows the simple way to help prevent chronic diseases and lose weight by eating more superfoods — G.O.M.B.S. (Greens, Onions, Mushrooms, Beans, Seeds). Dr. Fuhrman is inspiring when teaching us the three steps: The Power of Micronutrients, Eliminating Food Addictions and Superfoods for Health and Pleasure.

ABOUT DR. FUHRMAN
Joel Fuhrman M.D. is a board certified family physician, nutritional researcher and author. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in 1988 and has been in clinical practice of nutritional medicine for over 20 years. His experience and results optimizing the therapeutic potential of nutrition are not limited to dramatic weight loss stories and reversal of heart disease and diabetes, but also to the treatment of migraines, asthma, fibromyalgia and autoimmune diseases. Dr. Fuhrman is actively involved in scientific research in human nutrition; his discoveries on food addiction and human hunger have changed the scientific landscape regarding hunger and appetite control. His most recent study, “The Changing Perception of Hunger on a High Nutrient Density Diet,” was published in the scientific journal Nutrition Journal, November 2010. His discoveries identify the nutritional causes of food addiction and explain the heightened drive to over-consume calories induced from micronutrient deficits. Dr. Fuhrman is the research director of the Nutritional Research Project, a project of the National Health Association. He fathered the nutrient density equation, H = N/C which defines health outcomes resulting from the micronutrient per calorie density of one’s diet. His science is now being studied and taught by nutritional researchers the world over.

As one of our country’s leading experts in nutrition, natural healing and weight loss, Dr. Fuhrman has appeared on hundreds of radio and television shows including: ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, CNN, “Today,” “Good Morning America,” the Discovery Channel, the Food Network, CNBC, “The Dr. Oz Show” and many more. Dr. Fuhrman is the author of seven books including the best seller Eat to Live. He is a former world-class figure skater and member of the United States World Figure Skating Team. In 1973, he placed second in the United States National Pairs Championships. His dedication to sports medicine, health and fitness, preventive care and nutritional medicine speaks to these lifelong interests. Visit him at www.drfuhrman.com.

About Eight, Arizona PBS

Eight, Arizona PBS specializes in the education of children, in-depth news and public affairs, lifelong learning, and the celebration of arts and culture -- utilizing the power of noncommercial television, the Internet, educational outreach services, and community-based initiatives. The PBS station began broadcasting from the campus of Arizona State University on January 30, 1961. Now more than 80 percent of Arizonans receive the signal through a network of translators, cable and satellite systems. With more than 1 million viewers each week, Eight consistently ranks among the most-viewed public television stations per capita in the country. Arizonans provide more than 60 percent of the station's annual budget.

Eight is a member-supported service of Arizona State University.