Culinary Medicine with Dr. John La Puma, Co-Founder of ChefMD
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John La Puma, M.D. is cofounder of ChefMD® and a board-certified specialist in internal medicine. He has pioneered the idea of food-as-medicine that’s tasty, including delicious eating plans for osteoarthritis pain relief, weight loss, cholesterol-lowering, anti-aging and childhood obesity. He hosts the weekly TV segment “What’s Cooking With ChefMD®?” every Sunday morning on the cable network Lifetime Television and Lifetime Real Women in the national TV series “Health Corner.” Lifetime reaches more than 90 million households and “What’s Cooking With ChefMD®?” is seen by at least 250,000 viewers, 25-54, each week.
Dr. La Puma is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the College of Creative Studies and the University of California, Santa Barbara, and graduate of the Baylor College of Medicine. He performed his residency in internal medicine at West Los Angeles Veterans Administration Medical Center and UCLA, and completed the first postgraduate fellowship in general internal medicine and clinical medical ethics in the U.S., at the University of Chicago.
“Get in the kitchen and release your inner physician. Cent’Anni! May you live 100 years!”