Super Immunity: The Essential Nutrition Guide for Boosting Your Body's Defenses to Live Longer, Stronger, and Disease Free [NOOK Book]

Overview

Why do some of us get sick with greater frequency than others?
What makes us more susceptible to illness?
Are we doomed to get sick when our coworkers and family members do?
Is there a secret to staying healthy?

Joel Fuhrman, M.D., a leading expert and board-certified medical specialist in prevention and ...

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Super Immunity: The Essential Nutrition Guide for Boosting Your Body's Defenses to Live Longer, Stronger, and Disease Free

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Overview

Why do some of us get sick with greater frequency than others?
What makes us more susceptible to illness?
Are we doomed to get sick when our coworkers and family members do?
Is there a secret to staying healthy?

Joel Fuhrman, M.D., a leading expert and board-certified medical specialist in prevention and reversing disease, offers a comprehensive guide to superior health.

Based on the latest scientific research, Super Immunity shows us how we can become almost totally resistant to colds, influenza, and other infections.

The evidence is overwhelming: we can supercharge our immune system to protect our bodies against disease—everything from the common cold to cancer. Nutritional science has made phenomenal strides and discoveries in recent years, and when this new research is applied it enables us to seize control of our health like never before. Dr. Fuhrman explains this new science, providing everything you need to know to put this knowledge into action in your kitchen and in your life.

What we eat has everything to do with our health, and, unfortunately, too many of us are living with a severely depleted immune function. Our dietary choices are making us sicker, shortening our lives, and costing us billions of dollars in doctor visits, hospital stays, and prescription medications. But Dr. Fuhrman doesn’t believe more medical care is the answer. Rather, he explains the solution is to change the way we eat. The standard American diet is nutrient deficient. We are eating too many highly processed foods, foods with added sweeteners, and animal fats and protein. At the same time, we are not eating enough fruits, beans, seeds, and vegetables, which leaves us lacking in hundreds of the most important immune-building compounds. By changing our diets and combining foods that contain powerful immune-strengthening capabilities, we can prevent most common modern diseases.

Combining the latest data from clinical tests, nutritional research, and results from thousands of patients, Dr. Fuhrman proves that super immunity exists and is well within reach for those who choose it. We all have the ability to live healthier, stronger, and longer than ever before. Isn’t it time you dis-covered super immunity?

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Editorial Reviews

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For years, Eat to Live physician/author Joel Fuhrman has been advocating the multiple advantages of healthful diets. In Super Immunity, he draws on recent scientific research to present an easy-to-understand, easy-to-follow nutritional approach to boosting your body's natural defenses. This book's numerous useful features include a list of super foods for super immunity, backed by laboratory findings; the latest anti-cancer research; a two-week daily menu; and 85 healthy, tasty recipes. Improving health and longevity, without sacrificing happiness. Now in trade paperback and NOOK Book.

Dr. Rudy Kachmann
“This book proves that eating high nutrient dense foods is the best path to building a super immune system, leading to a healthy long life with a “sound mind” and the recipes are superb.”
Wayne S. Dysinger
“Super Immunity should be the book everyone is talking about. I encourage you to buy it, read it, and apply it so you can join the conversation on true health.”
Dr. Alejandro Junger
“Super Immunity is a much needed book that contains the key to ending the cycle of sickness that plagues many of our lives. This is enlightened medicine, at last!”
Garth Davis MD Star of TLC's "Big Medicine"
“Super Immunity”is a fantastic read that scientifically explains the origins of Western disease and lays out viable solutions to our unhealthy lifestyles. I will definitely be recommending this book to my patients!”
James Craner
“When it comes to diet and health, the scientific evidence shows that one size really fits all. Super Immunity offers everybody the most sensible, most effective dietary approach to become and stay truly healthy.”
VegNews Magazine
Super Immunity expertly yet succinctly combines the latest nutrition and scientific research, plus a handful of anecdotes from Fuhrman’s patients, into 170 pages of air-tight, irrefutable advice on how to get and stay healthy, even in an increasingly toxic and processed world.”
Doctor - Rudy Kachmann
"This book proves that eating high nutrient dense foods is the best path to building a super immune system, leading to a healthy long life with a "sound mind" and the recipes are superb."
Doctor - Alejandro Junger
"Super Immunity is a much needed book that contains the key to ending the cycle of sickness that plagues many of our lives. This is enlightened medicine, at last!"
MD Star of TLC's "Big Medicine" - Garth Davis
"Super Immunity"is a fantastic read that scientifically explains the origins of Western disease and lays out viable solutions to our unhealthy lifestyles. I will definitely be recommending this book to my patients!"
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780062080653
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Publication date: 9/20/2011
  • Sold by: HARPERCOLLINS
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 304
  • Sales rank: 42,752
  • File size: 701 KB

Meet the Author

Joel Fuhrman

Joel Fuhrman, M.D., is a board-certified family physician and nutritional researcher who specializes in preventing and reversing disease through nutritional and natural methods. Dr. Fuhrman is the research director of the Nutritional Research Foundation. He is the author of several books, including the New York Times bestsellers Eat to Live, Eat to Live Cookbook, Super Immunity, and The End of Diabetes.

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  • Posted October 5, 2011

    Get completely in the know !

    Dr. Joel Fuhrman has done it again! I received this book on the 22nd and read it word for word. If I had only one opportunity to pull someone out of the morass of misinformation that defines much of the advice out there I would be 100% confident that all bases were covered in this one book! With what has now been afforded us in the way of the science of food we can now make informed decisions about our own health. Self-care is incredible doable in this day and age when information such as is contained in this book is made available. Everyone should know the vital information presented. Collectively, as Americans, we have a responsibility to know. Do the right thing..Buy the book.
    morass: Something that hinders, engulfs, or overwhelms: a morass of details.

    18 out of 22 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted January 11, 2013

    give it a go

    I bought this as a 2012 Christmas gift for a friend who has Crohn's disease. Two weeks into 2013 and as of this afternoon she said she not only is shocked to experience her "GI working again" but is completely pain free. Fuhrman's Eat to Live was brought to my attention by a a friend who'd been diagnosed with stage 4 lymphoma in 2004 - and is still alive and kicking. I follow Fuhrman to fight my family's predisposition to heart disease and am happy to report being extremely healthy in every way - and I'm looking forward to reading Super Immunity too.

    8 out of 9 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 23, 2012

    Highly recommended

    Great read for anyone who cares about their health. Covers so many of the nurtition/health issues. Great explanations for better understanding.

    7 out of 8 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 19, 2011

    SUPER IMMUNITY - Excellent!

    Best book by Dr. Fuhrman -- a MUST READ!

    7 out of 13 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted September 9, 2012

    I was deeply upset by this book's final product. it did not supp

    I was deeply upset by this book's final product. it did not support a vegetarian lifestyle and lacked an index. I did not find it worth my time... DO NOT BUY

    5 out of 27 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted March 29, 2013

    This IS the diet!

    This has to be the absolute best diet. It forces us to face up to the over processed foods in the traditional American diet causing so many health problems today. It takes some getting used to thats for sure. Dr. Fuhrman does include some short cuts to quick meals. Its difficult sometimes to buy some of the ingredients as most produce is seasonal. However it does get you shop on the outer perimeters in the fruit and vegetable section where the "real" food is and not where the commercial food is! A definite must read!!!!!

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