NEW YORK, NY (January, 2012) – Kicking off the New Year with motivating healthy offerings, The Wellness Club at Whole Foods Market: TriBeCa (NASDAQ: WFM) is proud to announce a partnership with bestselling author of Eat To Live and host of the leading health show on PBS 3 Steps to Incredible Health, Joel Fuhrman, M.D., as his associate Adam Fiterstein, M.D, a diplomat of the American Board of Internal Medicine and American Board of Pediatrics.  To further the education of Wellness Club members about the importance of nutrition, the partnership with the doctors will serve as supportive amenity to help individuals make informed lifestyle decisions and changes.   

One of the most exciting elements of this partnership includes the offering of Dr. Fiterstein’s new health consultation services held on Monday’s at the Tribeca Wellness Club from 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. beginning on January 16, 2012.  In addition to individual consultations, Dr. Fiterstein will also conduct lectures on a variety of health topics for both members and non-members of the Wellness Club.  Consultations include:

  • Physical examinations, blood tests and health assessments
  • Aggressive weight loss protocols and techniques that are healthy and offer the opportunity for dramatic results.
  • Practical advice for making healthy nutrition easy for you and your loved ones
  • Solutions to treat the underlying cause of medical problems to promote long-term success
  • Counseling on how to get well and stay well with less dependence on medications using a progressive and effective nutritional medicine approach.
  • Lifestyle protocols to help reverse medical conditions such as heart disease, diabetes, gout, hypertension, high cholesterol, obesity, autoimmune diseases, asthma, allergies, depression, headaches, and others.

“This new consultation service is a very exciting addition to the Wellness Club program.  It further helps to educate and support members looking to make positive lifestyle changes,” said Giovanna Miller, Wellness Club Tribeca Team Leader.  “Dr.  Fuhrman and Dr. Fiterstein’s ongoing Wellness Club support, expertise and commitment to nutritional medicine will help our members better focus their goals, make necessary health and wellbeing adjustments and further align them to experience healthy lifestyle improvements.”

To introduce the new service to club members and community, on Monday, January 9th the Wellness Club will host an evening event Choices Count; Whole Foods Market Tribeca Wellness Club with Dr. Joel Fuhrman.  From 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. The educational and insightful event will feature two lectures covering responsible and healthy choices by Dr.Fuhrman and Dr. Fiterstein.  The festivities will also include cooking and nutrition demonstrations by Wellness Club Chef and educator, Juan Pablo Chavez and Holly Shelowitz. Guests of the free event will have the opportunity to have a question and answer session with the doctors as well as have the opportunity to win such prizes as a free 3-month membership to the Wellness Club, Supper Club Certificates, and Personal Health Coaching sessions.

The doctors bring a broad scope of experience to the Wellness Club program.  Dr. Fuhrman established a unique practice that specializes in treating a variety of medical problems with lifestyle changes and nutrition.  He is a board-certified family physician and nutritional researcher who specializes in preventing and reversing disease through nutritional and natural methods. He has appeared on hundreds of radio and television shows including: ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, CNN, Today, Good Morning America, the Discovery Channel, TV Food Network, and the Dr. Oz Show. His own television program, 3 Steps to Incredible Health directly addresses the crisis of obesity and chronic disease plaguing America and helps support PBS stations nationwide.

Dr.Fiterstein has studied nutritional and natural methods with Dr. Fuhrman, and is well versed in modern high-tech medicine. He currently serves a New York City Emergency Room Doctor and embraces high nutrient eating and Dr. Fuhrman's style of nutritional excellence and natural healing.  Dr. Fiterstein is also fluent in Spanish and Portuguese.

For more information on the health consultations and The Wellness Club Tribeca offerings, please visit the website.