Dr. Oz: Dr. John La Puma
Dr. Oz invited the pioneer of culinary medicine, Dr. John La Puma, on the show to talk about his science for recipes and meals that can combat diseases. And he knows what he is talking about. He is a practicing physician and a professionally trained chef.
Dr. La Puma believes food is the first like of defense in fighting diseases. He said he was very over weight in his mid 30s and was always tired. He didn’t know anything of about nutrition at the time. He didn’t even know food could be related to being healthier and less tired. He went to culinary school to learn how foods could be healthy and taste good at the same time. Dr. La Puma said he wants to boost every person’s immune system to help them fight high blood pressure, high cholesterol and to reverse the signs of aging.
Dr. Oz: ChefMD’s Big Book of Culinary Medicine
A lot of viewers seemed a bit skeptical that food could change around their health so easily. But Dr. La Puma said 70 percent of heart disease is preventable, as well as 80 percent of cancer. And by eating the right foods we can help to combat both diseases. For great immunity boosting recipes Dr. La Pluma wrote his latest cookbook ChefMD’s Big Book of Culinary Medicine.