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Dr. Alan Goldhamer completed his training as a chiropractor in Oregon and as an osteopathic physician in Sydney Australia. He has been the director of the TrueNorth Health Center in Santa Rosa, California for the past 35 years. True North Health is a multidiscipline practice that includes doctors of medicine, osteopathy, chiropractic, naturopathy and psychology and they treat patients with conditions ranging from high blood pressure and diabetes to autoimmune disorders and Lymphoma in their 68 bed facility. They utilize a nutritional medicine approach including the use of an exclusively whole plant food diet that is free of added salt, oil and sugar. (SOS-free diet). They specialize in medically supervised water- only fasting. The TrueNorth Health Foundation, the 501c3, non-profit affiliate, provides training for about 30 doctors per year in the supervision of water-only fasting. Dr. Goldhamer was the principle author of several papers and numerous case reports published in peer- reviewed indexed journals evaluating the effect of water-only fasting in the treatment a variety of conditions. He is the author of The Health Promoting Cookbook and co-author of The Pleasure Trap: Mastering the Hidden Force that Undermines Health & Happiness.

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