Feinsinger releases book, ‘Enjoy Optimal Health’

Staff Report

There always seems to be a new health “fad” on the rise, promoting immediate results with minimal effort; however, these “easy fixes” and “one size fits all” solutions are usually misleading and often ineffective long-term. “Enjoy Optimal Health — 98 Health Tips From A Family Doctor” by Greg Feinsinger, M.D., focuses on lifestyle changes that get to the root of health concerns in order to maintain a better quality of life and longevity, according to a press release. “Enjoy Optimal Health” is filled with practical, evidence-based information to help you prevent, treat, and in many cases reverse common health problems people suffer from in Western societies, the release said. Good health is not all about pills and procedures; a number of these tips involve regular exercise and optimal nutrition. This is information you probably won’t get from your doctor, who most likely didn’t learn it in medical school, according to the release.

“For the last several years, it has been my mission to move away from pills and procedures and bring the conversation of health back to nutrition and lifestyle,” says Feinsinger, who started the nonprofit Prevention and Treatment of Disease Through Nutrition. Through this organization, he does free consultations about heart attack prevention, nutrition and other medical issues; promotes plant-based nutrition through lectures and a monthly plant-based potluck; and writes weekly columns for the Glenwood Springs Post Independent, of which he hand-picked 98 of his best to publish in “Enjoy Optimal Health.”

All profits from “Enjoy Optimal Health” will go to an endowment set up at the University of Colorado School of Medicine by Dr. Feinsinger and his wife to add prevention and nutrition to the curriculum.

Dr. Feinsinger and his book will be at two upcoming events in April:

1. Spring Into Wellness’ First Friday Event from 5–8 p.m. April 5 at the Carbondale Recreation Center

2. Advances in Nutritional Sciences with Dr. Joel Fuhrman from 7:30–9 p.m. April 6 at the Third Street Center.

For questions about both events, you can contact Davi Nikent Center for Human Flourishing at or call 970-618-5879.

The softcover book is available through Amazon and at local stores.

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