Dr. John La Puma

Physician, Celebrity Chef, Best Selling Author and Host of Lifetime's Chef MD

  • Dr. John La Puma`s Keynote Speaker Fee This reflects Dr. John La Puma`s U.S. Speaking Fee

    $20,001 - $30,000

  • Languages Spoken

    English

  • Travels From

    California, USA

  • Dr. John La Puma`s Keynote Speaker Fee This reflects Dr. John La Puma`s U.S. Speaking Fee

    $20,001 - $30,000

  • Languages Spoken

    English

  • Travels From

    California, USA

Suggested Keynote Speaker Programs

Culinary Medicine: What Is It and What Does It Do?

Nature Therapy: Can You Make Yourself Happier with Nature?

Climate Changes Health: How to Fight Air Pollution with Plants, Quickly

Are Trees More Powerful Than Statins in Preventing Heart Disease?

Why Gardening, Even Indoors, Can Save Your Life and Your Telomeres

What Do You Eat for That? A Food Lover's Roadmap to Culinary Medicine.

In the simplest form, we all suspect that getting older will mean losing control. But that’s not fated. 70% of all heart disease, stroke, diabetes, memory loss, premature wrinkling and impotence are preventable. 80% of all cancers are ...

In the simplest form, we all suspect that getting older will mean losing control. But that’s not fated. 70% of all heart disease, stroke, diabetes, memory loss, premature wrinkling and impotence are preventable. 80% of all cancers are preventable. Many of us want to know “What do I eat for that?” This talk will focus on that.

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The RealAge Diet: Make Yourself Younger with What You Eat.

This talk will describe how food can help you slow aging with what you eat, from the front lines of science. You’ll learn how to control your genes with what you eat and how you cook. And why the order in which you eat foods matters-for your ...

This talk will describe how food can help you slow aging with what you eat, from the front lines of science. You’ll learn how to control your genes with what you eat and how you cook. And why the order in which you eat foods matters-for your digestion, your absorption of nutrients, for pleasure. And why being the CEO when you eat out is not only not so hard, but wonderful: why pay for food that isn’t calorie lean, nutrient rich and delicious?

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La Puma Permanent Weight Loss: Secrets from the Chef Clinic.

Don’t eat your neighbor. Even if she is skinny and can wolf cheesecake like it’s going out of style. Which it is. Instead, listen up. Weight loss-permanent weight loss where you don’t gain back what you’ve lost, is achievable. ...

Don’t eat your neighbor. Even if she is skinny and can wolf cheesecake like it’s going out of style. Which it is. Instead, listen up. Weight loss-permanent weight loss where you don’t gain back what you’ve lost, is achievable. And Dr. La Puma has studied those people who have done it, and helped a few do it himself. By learning what they’ve done, you can do it too. Learn to believe in yourself-and your ability to unlock your ability to add more pleasure, more youthful energy and even extra years to your life. This talk will focus on how to adopt the successful habits of those who have lost weight and are keeping it off.without drugs or surgery.

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Virtual Reality and Vaccination: See the Sea and Be Pain Free?

In our pilot program of Virtual Reality and Nature Scenes, we found that kids and their parents experience half the acute pain and fear they expected from vaccination, with 60 seconds max of 3 D ocean, sky and beach scenes before and during the vaccination. Consistent with ...

In our pilot program of Virtual Reality and Nature Scenes, we found that kids and their parents experience half the acute pain and fear they expected from vaccination, with 60 seconds max of 3 D ocean, sky and beach scenes before and during the vaccination. Consistent with other data showing that plants can improve productivity in the workplace, and with the overwhelming problem of opioid addiction, we believe that nature can help relieve pain and fear in children, and might transform procedure clinics and their use of prescription pain relievers across all clinical settings. Learn how virtual reality and augmented reality can be used with nature, instead of against it, to stop procedural pain.

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Nature Deficit Disorder: Make Yourself Happier, Calmer, Slimmer With What You Eat and the Right Dose of Nature For You

Urban living is associated with various adverse health consequences, such as unhealthy diets, sedentary lifestyles, and increased levels of social and psychological stress and environmental pollutants. Nature deficit disorder is not simply a social condition of stranger danger...

Urban living is associated with various adverse health consequences, such as unhealthy diets, sedentary lifestyles, and increased levels of social and psychological stress and environmental pollutants. Nature deficit disorder is not simply a social condition of stranger danger and digital distraction, but a personal medical problem which contributes to the epidemics of depression, anxiety and obesity. Fortunately, the right dose of nature exists, no matter where you’re starting and what your schedule. Learn how nature can be used as medicine; the 7 forms of nature therapy; the 8 common indoor plants which can be used to filter your air; and the foods you can grow or buy from someone who grows to make you happier, calmer and slimmer now.

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Eat Your Way to Arthritis Relief: Rejuvenate Your Joints with What You Eat and Where You Sit

Pain of the knees, hips, shoulders and lower back disable many of us, but arthritis pain can be relieved, unnecessary medications stopped and your energy and stamina restored.. Our studies of a specific anti-inflammatory diet with specific foods and without others, plus a ...

Pain of the knees, hips, shoulders and lower back disable many of us, but arthritis pain can be relieved, unnecessary medications stopped and your energy and stamina restored.. Our studies of a specific anti-inflammatory diet with specific foods and without others, plus a curated supplement regimen allowed more than half of osteoarthritis patients (average age 56, average 2.5 medications each) to stop all their prescription medications within 6 weeks, with the same finding at 12 weeks. Learn about the foods, supplements and nature engagement–gardening, forest sitting, ocean viewing, animal assistance–that can change your life forever and make your world larger and more open, without pain. I tell the story of one of my patients’s ups and downs and then ups again here: http://www.drjohnlapuma.com/environmental-health/personal-food-revolution-1-hot-dogs-make-my-knees-hurt-osteoarthritis/

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About Keynote Speaker Dr. John La Puma

John La Puma’s Accomplishments Include . . .

John La Puma M.D. is board-certified in internal medicine, a professionally trained chef and certified California naturalist. Founder of CHEF Clinic ® and ChefMD, he has pioneered culinary medicine in the U.S., and taught the first culinary medicine, cooking and nutrition course in a U.S. medical school, at SUNY-Upstate with Dr. Michael Roizen, of the Cleveland Clinic.

Dr. La Puma co-hosted Lifetime TV’s national cable television weekly series “Health Corner”, and cooked with Chef Rick Bayless at Topolobampo in Chicago, both for nearly five years. A NY Times best-selling author, for ChefMD’s Big Book of Culinary Medicine and The RealAge Diet, the latter with Dr. Roizen, his books have sold over a million copies and have been translated into eight languages, and six PBS specials. Dr. La Puma is currently studying nature therapy in medicine, and producing and hosting the 13 episode mini docu-series “A Green Rx”, which can be seen on his YouTube channel weekly.

Dr. La Puma has lectured on food and culinary medicine at Harvard, the University of Chicago, TEDMED , Kaiser Permanente and aboard The World . His present work focuses on using specific prescriptions of nature therapy as A Green Rx to treat nature deficit disorder, acute pain and digital addiction. Other conditions under study are longevity, anxiety, heart disease, post-traumatic stress disorder, diabetes and heart disease. Dr. La Puma farms avocados, rare citrus and medicinal herbs and spices on an urban certified organic demonstration orchard in Santa Barbara, California.

 

Testimonials

“Our community parents were spell-bound by your inspiring presentation, and so were the teachers! We especially loved the herb plants, the garden data, and the easy-to-use ways that the right food and nature help kids create better focus.”

Josie Bahedry

Director of the Village School, Chadwick, Palos Verdes, CA

“You are the godfather of culinary medicine, and our clinicians from all over the U.S. were writing down every water-cooler nature therapy fact you gave. You’re starting a new field in medicine–again! Thank you a thousand times.”

Wolfram Anderson

CEO, Hypoglycemia Support Foundation and Director, Metabolic Health and Nutrition Summit, Seattle, WA

“Simply brilliant talk on nature therapy and a green rx to our international audience of scholars: please come back and give us more inspiration and wisdom!”

Mark Siegler M.D., F.A.C.P.

Lindy Bergman Distinguished Service Professor of Medicine and Founder and Director, The MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics, The University of Chicago, Chicago IL

“Absolutely terrific program!”

Allen Douma

AARP Board of Directors

“The women loved your session…and I would love to have you come back. You sold out all your books!”

Paula Herman

Program Manager, Professional Businesswomen of California

“Through the culinary wizardry of Dr. La Puma, not even your taste buds will know that you’re eating ‘good for you’ food. You can live well, and long, with his guidance.”

Mehmet Oz, M.D.

Author of YOU: Staying Young and YOU: The Owner's Manual

“Dr. La Puma brings to your table a rare combination of medical experience and culinary skills. Your health and meals will both benefit.”

Walter C. Willett, M.D.

Chair, Dept of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health

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