Disease-Proof Your Child

  • by Joel Fuhrman
  • Narrated by Marie Caliendo
  • 5 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Dr. Fuhrman presents the fascinating science that demonstrates how the current epidemic of adult cancers and other diseases is most closely linked to what we eat in the first quarter of life. He explains how a nutrient-rich diet increases a child's resistance to common childhood illnesses like asthma, ear infections, and allergies. Additionally, Dr. Fuhrman illustrates how eating his nutrient-rich diet during childhood is the most powerful weapon against developing cancer, cardiovascular disease, and autoimmune disorders in the future. Disease-Proof Your Child provides nutrient-rich dietary recommendations for children, and even offers guidelines and recipes that get even the pickiest eaters to enjoy healthy food.

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What the Critics Say

"Dr. Fuhrman reveals the secrets to long-term, sustainable health using diet choices for growing up smart and growing old happy. Take your doctor a copy!" (Mehmet Oz, M.D., Director, Cardiovascular Institute, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center)
"A timely response to America's health care crisis. The time to effectively institute healthy nutrition is during childhood. Dr. Joel Fuhrman provides solutions for children, parents, and physicians." (Caldwell B. Esselstyn, Jr., M.D., Preventive Cardiology, Cleveland Clinic Foundation)
"Dr. Fuhrman's latest book couldn't have come at a better time given the epidemic of obesity, cancer, diabetes, and heart disease which is reaching earlier and earlier into the lives of our children. It is destined to take its place among the most important child-rearing books ever written." (Mark A. Huberman, President, National Health Association)
"Children don't need to be chronically sick, as children or adults. Dr. Fuhrman's book compels parents to re-think the way they raise their children, starting with what they eat." (James Craner, M.D., M.P.H., Occupational & Environmental Medicine, Reno, NV, Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine)

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I listened to this book on a long car journey with my baby, and after really struggling with breastfeeding her I'm so glad I persevered. It has reconfirmed our choices on our daughters nutrition & diet. Type 1 diabetes and heart disease run in our family so I found this book very informative on these topics.

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Book Details

  • Release Date: 05-10-2006
  • Publisher: Dr. Fuhrman Online Inc.