Dr. Fuhrman was the featured speaker at the co-sponsored NW VEG-Adventist Health annual Plant Based Nourishment Wellness Conference, September, 2014. Joel Fuhrman M.D. is a board-certified family physician, author, and also dietary scientist concentrating on avoidance and turnaround of disease using nutrient dense foods. He is an across the country identified writer of 7 publications on nutrition and also health, consisting of 3 New York Times ideal sellers. His message is that the psychological and also physical effects of cravings undermine weight reduction initiatives. People on a basic diet generally experience withdrawal from pro-inflammatory foods, whereas a high-nutrient diet can result in a sustainable eating pattern for successful weight management and also enhanced health. Greater nutrient density produces greater fulfillment with much less craving for fat and high calorie foods.