Dr. Alan Goldhamer is one of the world’s leading experts on medically supervised water-only fasting. Articulate, inspiring, and energetic, he is a frequent lecturer and speaker on fasting, diet, and treatment of chronic diseases to achieve optimum health.
Dr. Goldhamer is the author of The Health Promoting Cookbook and co-author of The Pleasure Trap—Mastering the Hidden Force That Undermines Health and Happiness. He is also the principle author of two landmark studies that showed evidence of the benefits of water-only fasting, as well as numerous case reports published in peer reviewed indexed journals evaluating the effects of water-only fasting in the treatment a variety of conditions.
In 1984, Dr. Goldhamer founded and became Director of TrueNorth Health Center in Santa Rosa, California; since then, he has supervised the fasting and care of more than 20,000 patients. TrueNorth Health is a multidiscipline practice that includes doctors of medicine, osteopathy, chiropractic, naturopathy, and psychology. Its healthcare providers treat patients with conditions ranging from high blood pressure and diabetes to autoimmune disorders and lymphoma.
The Center is the largest facility in the world specializing in medically supervised, water-only fasting and one of the premier training facilities for doctors to gain certification in the supervision of therapeutic fasting.