Thursday, April 21, 2011– Our incredible special guest is Dr. La Puma, a board-certified specialist in internal medicine and professionally trained chef. The leading practicing physician voice for the importance of food in health care, and a New York Times best-selling author twice, he has pioneered food-as-medicine that's tasty and life-changing. Also an award-winning TV host, he has starred in over 100 episodes of "What's Cooking With ChefMD?" and co-hosted Lifetime TV's "Health Corner" with Joan Lunden.
He has also appeared on Today, Good Morning America, Oprah.com and NPR and has been published in Guideposts, Shape, the New England Journal of Medicine, JAMA and the New York Times. He developed recipes for Dr. Oz and Roizen's New York Times best-seller You the Owner's Manual.His PBS Special “Eat and Cook Healthy with Dr. John La Puma” premiered in March and will be shown nationwide on PBS in June, so check your local listings.
Repeatedly named "One of America's Top Physicians" by the Consumers' Research Council and called a "Secret Weapon" by The Wall Street Journal, Dr. La Puma was honored with the American Medical Association's NAMC 2007 "Award of Excellence". He creates private programs for patients, using Chef Clinic strategies to work with his patients with weight problems, personally coaching them to transform their lives with what they eat, and to look, feel and live better.
Connect with Dr. John La Puma at http://drlapuma.comor be his fan at http://facebook.com/drjohnlapuma
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