Alan Goldhamer, D.C.

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Alan Goldhamer, D.C., is a chiropractor and director of the TrueNorth Health Clinic in Penngrove, California, a multi-discipline outpatient clinic and in-patient residential health care program specializing in medically supervised water-only fasting.

He is a graduate of Western States Chiropractic College. He is board certified in fasting supervision and a member of the International Association of Hygienic Physicians.

Dr. Goldhamer is the author of the Health Promoting Cookbook as well as numerous articles which have appeared in Health Science magazine. He was also the principle investigator of two scientific studies, "Medically Supervised Water-Only Fasting in the Treatment of Hypertension," published in the July 2002 issue of the Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics and "Medically Supervised Water-Only Fasting in the Treatment of Borderline Hypertension" published in the October 2002 issue of the Journal of Alternative and Complimentary Medicine.

Dr. Goldhamer has served as an adjunct faculty member at Bastyr University in the Department of Naturopathic Medicine where he has taught courses on fasting and health. He has also lectured on fasting at Cornell University, Western States Chiropractic College and Life Chiropractic College. He is a regular speaker on the use of fasting and vegan diets for the National Health Association, North American Vegetarian Association, North American Vegan Society, San Francisco Vegetarian Society and Canadian Natural Health Society.

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The Re-Discovery of Water Only Fasting

Although the notion of electing to go without food for prolonged periods of time to improve one's health has not been something commonly considered in recent times, fasting has a long and important... more