Joel Fuhrman, MD, is a board-certified family physician who specializes in preventing and reversing disease through nutritional and natural methods. He is the author of several books, including four New York Times bestsellers, beginning with Eat to Live: The Amazing Nutrient-Rich Program for Fast and Sustained Weight Loss. He is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and a member of the board of directors for the American College of Lifestyle Medicine. He is also the research director of the Nutritional Research Project of the National Health Association and a diplomat with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Whole Foods, a leader in natural and organic foods, selected Dr. Fuhrman for its scientific advisory board to create its Health Starts Here initiative, and his PBS television shows bring nutritional science to homes all across America.