Dr Oz: Dr Joel Fuhrman
Dr Oz’s guest was Dr Joel Fuhrman, author of Super Immunity, whose revolutionary ideas about dieting and healthcare have gotten him legions of fans who call themselves Fuhrmanites. Could it be possible that food like Kale cures migraines or lowers your blood pressure? Would you try it?
Fuhrmanites: Adrienne’s Health Crisis
Adrienne admitted that her health was out of control, with high blood pressure and sleep apnea. She was taking multiple medications to manage her symptoms. Within weeks of her first appointment, Adrienne said that she was feeling better.
These days, she has slimmed down and feels in control. She’s even teaching her niece what worked for her.
Fuhrmanites: Sarah’s Migraines
Sarah had migraines for her whole life. She also was struggling to find relief through medications. She said after she learned about Dr Fuhrman’s ideas through his website, implementing the changes to her diet made her headaches vanish. She wants to share her life-changing story with others.
The women joined Dr Oz and Dr Fuhrman in the studio to talk about their experiences. Adrienne said she went home after her first appointment and cleaned out her kitchen, restocking it with healthier foods. In one month, she lost 26 pounds and felt much better, even though she still had many pounds to lose.
Dr Oz: Weight Loss & Healthy Eating
“All along, I thought it was my weight that made me feel bad, that made me feel exhausted, that gave me headaches…, but ultimately, once I changed what I ate, it changed how I felt, within literally a matter of weeks,” she explained.
Dr Oz said the takeaway from her story is that weight loss can end up being a byproduct of making healthier diet changes. Dr Fuhrman said that weight and health are intertwined, and therapeutic foods also happen to spur weight loss and replace your cravings with healthier foods.
Dr Oz: Kale Cures Migraines?
Sarah talked about getting started with Dr Fuhrman’s plan to fight her migraines. She had read that 80-90% of Migraine patients have reported success with the plan. She swapped her junk food for Kale and learned to love the veggie. After a month, she acquired a taste for healthy ingredients.
She said she never imagined that changing her diet would make her Migraines go away.