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John La Puma M.D.

Board-certified internist and professionally trained chef

John La Puma M.D. is a board-certified internist and a professionally trained chef. His new book is <a href="http://drjlp.com/Refuel1" target="_hplink">REFUEL</a>® (Crown/Harmony, 2014), a simple, effective 24 day eating and nutrition plan to boost men’s testosterone drug-free, and to help women who want to help a man get healthy and stay healthy, without diet or performance enhancing drugs.<br /> <br /> Co-founder of ChefMD®, inventor of GlutenFreeQuiz.com, and director of <a href="http://chefclinic.com" target="_hplink">CHEF Clinic</a>®. Dr. La Puma is a NY Times best-selling author twice, for <em>ChefMD’s Big Book of Culinary Medicine </em>(Crown, 2008) and <em>RealAge Diet</em> (HarperCollins, 2001). He wrote the latter with Michael Roizen, M.D, with whom he taught the first cooking and nutrition course in a U.S. medical school, at SUNY-Upstate. <br /> <br /> Dr. La Puma also wrote the recipes for Dr. Oz‘ New York Times #1 <em>YOU the Owner’s Manual</em>; has written and hosted two PBS Specials; and co-hosted the national cable weekly series Health Corner for Lifetime TV for over 100 episodes, with Leeza Gibbons and Joan Lunden. He currently hosts <em><a href="http://www.drjohnlapuma.com/tv-media/chef-md/" target="_hplink">ChefMD Shorts with Dr John La Puma</a></em> on PBS, broadcast nationwide. <br /> <br /> Join Dr. La Puma on his path to help you use food as medicine too in his <a href="http://drjlp.com/1nkL3Wo" target="_hplink">free newsletter and private mailing list</a>, and at <a href="http://drjohnlapuma.com/about" target="_hplink">DrJohnLaPuma.com</a>, on Twitter at <a href="http://twitter.com/johnlapuma" target="_hplink">@johnlapuma</a>, and on <a href="http://facebook.com/drjohnlapuma" target="_hplink">Facebook</a>. He sees patients and is based in Santa Barbara, California.

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