John La Puma MD is the leading physician voice for healthy eating as part of health, and an expert in wellness and stress management. Both a board-certified practicing internist and professionally trained chef, he is a New York Times best- selling author twice, on healthy aging and diet. Host of “ChefMD™” on Lifetime TV and the 2011 PBS Special “Eat and Cook Healthy”, he is the first physician to teach a cooking and nutrition course in a US medical school (SUNY-Syracuse), with YOU Doc Michael Roizen. His mission is to empower people to transform their lives with how they live, often reversing the underlying causes of illness. Dr La Puma specializes in weight control in Santa Barbara, California and works with Chef Clinic® clients and partners worldwide.