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DiseaseProof Medical Doctor

Specialty: Family Medicine
Flemington, New Jersey
DiseaseProof.com serves as a forum to promote discussion on health information to help people understand how to take control of their health through nutritional excellence. Nutritional excellence is not only preventative, but as a therapeutic intervention is most often more effective than drugs... Full Bio
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Breast cancer risk: genetics vs. lifestyle by DiseaseProof Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Angelina Jolie’s choice to undergo a preventive double mastectomy because of a family history of breast cancer and a mutation in the BRCA1 gene has made news and raised i ... Read on »
Interview with a Nutritarian: Nancy by DiseaseProof Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine I met Nancy on Dr. Fuhrman’s Member Center this past year, and she’s now a totally different person than she was just nine months ago. Her enthusiasm for living life to th ... Read on »
Devastating bee losses threaten the food supply by DiseaseProof Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine In recent years, you have most likely heard about Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD), a mysterious and devastating loss of bee colonies in the U.S., Canada and Europe.  The fi ... Read on »
What is it like to be free from food addiction? by DiseaseProof Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Felicia was recently interviewed on Disease Proof.  [click here to read her interview]   She’s lost over 160 lbs in less than a year, and she’s still losing!  I asked her ... Read on »
Cholesterol-lowering drugs get more risky: link to kidney injury by DiseaseProof Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Statin drugs inhibit an enzyme that is crucial for the production of cholesterol ; they are the most widely taken drugs among adults in the U.S, and their use has expanded ... Read on »
Interview with a Nutritarian: Felicia by DiseaseProof Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Felicia didn’t own a scale, and she had stopped going to the doctor because she didn’t want to get on one. Then one day Felicia was visiting her sister and decided to weig ... Read on »
Interview with a Nutritarian: Helyn by DiseaseProof Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine I recently came across Helyn’s success story on Dr. Fuhrman’s Member Center, and her excitement for healthy eating is contagious! However, when she was first introduced to ... Read on »
Red meat, gut bacteria and heart disease by DiseaseProof Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Red meat intake has been associated with elevated risk of cardiovascular disease and cardiovascular death.1-5 For example, combined data from the Nurses’ Health Study and ... Read on »
Mistaken Identity by DiseaseProof Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Seven years ago this month marks the anniversary of the tragic accident that involved a Taylor University van full of students and staff on I-69; not far from my hometown ... Read on »
Salt: another public health hazard by DiseaseProof Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Closely following the news that sugary beverages may be responsible for 180,000 deaths per year, the same group of scientists has reported an estimate of the number of dea ... Read on »
Interview with a Nutritarian: Kurt by DiseaseProof Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine When I met my husband, Kurt, over 30 years ago, he was a bon a fide cowboy. Being athletic, he was fit and trim and rarely had a health concern so he never went to a docto ... Read on »
Sugary drinks linked to hundreds of thousands of deaths worldwide by DiseaseProof Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Just a week after the New York Supreme Court struck down Mayor Bloomberg’s proposed large sugary drink ban , which would have prohibited the sale of beverages larger than ... Read on »
Salt drives autoimmune disease? by DiseaseProof Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine In autoimmune conditions, the body undergoes an inappropriate immune response that causes excessive inflammation with destructive effects on cells and tissues. Currently, ... Read on »
Never Give Up by DiseaseProof Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine   There's nothing more deeply satisfying than crossing the finish line of a goal accomplished.    This past year my 21-year-old son died unexpecteldy. Af ... Read on »
Diet soda linked to increased diabetes risk by DiseaseProof Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine It is widely known that sugar-sweetened beverages promote weight gain and type 2 diabetes .1-3 However, artificially sweetened beverages are regarded by many as safe alter ... Read on »
Interview with a Nutritarian: Marty by DiseaseProof Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Marty is your typical, middle-aged male that knew his health was precarious, but he was living in denial of the seriousness of it. Being a Store Team Leader for a Whole Fo ... Read on »
Fiber - especially vegetable and fruit fiber - protects against breast cancer by DiseaseProof Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine What are the foods you think of when you hear the word “fiber”? Although most people probably think of whole grains, all plant foods are rich in fiber. In fact, beans cont ... Read on »
Does It Really Hurt? by DiseaseProof Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine by  Kathleen Callahan   I've been thinking of that a lot since my battle with a packet of graham crackers in the nurses’ lounge yesterday. As I stood in front of the b ... Read on »
Interview with a Nutritarian: Talia Fuhrman by DiseaseProof Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Talia Fuhrman, the oldest daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Fuhrman, may possibly be one of only a handful of young adults in the US that has now been eating high-nutrient foods si ... Read on »
Don and Alicia no longer have diabetes and no longer need medications by DiseaseProof Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Diabetes is a serious disease that shortens one’s life expectancy. Most adults with Type 2 diabetes die of heart attack and stroke, and these deaths occur at a younger ag ... Read on »