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Guest Name
Fred Pescatore
Guest Occupation
Physician, Author, Nutrition Expert, Lecturer, Clinical Researcher, Writer, Medical Expert, Radio Show Host, Editor, Columnist, Consultant, Philanthropist
Guest Biography


Fred Pescatore, MD, is a traditionally trained physician who practices nutritional medicine. He is the author of the New York Times best selling book, The Hamptons Diet and the number 1 best-selling children's health book, Feed Your Kids Well, amongst others. Dr. Pescatore’s other books include: Thin For Good, The Allergy and Asthma Cure, The Hamptons Diet Cookbook and Boost Your Health with Bacteria.

Dr. Fred is internationally recognized as a health, nutrition and weight loss expert. He often travels around the world lecturing in such exotic locales as India and Japan – usually returning with some new medical technique to share with his patients. He also lectures across America and is actively involved in clinical research. He has written numerous papers and magazine articles in addition to his books. After medical school, Dr. Fred studied in Southeast Asia, India, Japan, Africa, and Europe. The techniques he gathered have become part of his broad knowledge of healing. He delights in adding to his knowledge and then sharing it with his patients and colleagues.

Now, Dr. Fred is often called upon by major television and radio shows to be the medical expert on all things nutritional. His work has been featured on such shows as The View, The Today Show, Day and Date, The O'Reilly Factor, Extra and many more. He has spoken on hundreds of radio shows across America. In fact, for years, he was heard daily as the host of the number 1 health radio show in New York City called, The Logical Alternative. He is currently on the editorial board of US weekly magazine and is a regular contributor to In Touch, First for Women and Women’s World magazines.

Because of the respect Dr. Fred has earned in the nutritional supplement industry, he is a consultant for many firms and has been instrumental in developing and clinically testing many of the leading nutritional products. He is the President of the International and American Association of Clinical Nutritionists, member of the American College for the Advancement of Medicine and belongs to many other professional organizations. Dr. Pescatore currently serves as an editor of Total Health Magazine.

Dr. Pescatore also has a masters degree in public health and is deeply involved in the philanthropic community devoting his time working in hospitals in Tanzania, while also helping to support organizations in this country such as sunflower children, motherhood after 40, and the Hetrick-Martin Institute.

Prior to opening his own practice, for five years, Dr. Fred was the Associate Medical Director of The Atkins Center for Complementary Medicine working closely with the late great Dr. Atkins.