Dr. Douglas Graham (Episode 21)

September 4, 2006

PremiumThis episode features an exclusive interview with Dr. Douglas Graham (, a lifetime athlete and twenty-seven year raw foodist.

Dr. Douglas Graham, a lifetime athlete and twenty-seven year raw fooder, is an advisor to world-class athletes and trainers from around the globe. He has worked professionally with top performers from almost every sport and every field of entertainment, including such notables as tennis legend Martina Navratilova, NBA pro basketball player Ronnie Grandison, track Olympic sprinter Doug Dickinson, pro women’s soccer player Callie Withers, championship bodybuilder Kenneth G. Williams, Chicken Soup for the Soul coauthor Mark Victor Hansen, and actress Demi Moore.

As owner of a fasting retreat in the Florida Keys for ten years, Dr. Graham personally supervised thousands of fasts. He was in private practice as a chiropractor for twenty years, before retiring to focus more fully on his writing and speaking.

Dr. Graham is the author of many books on raw food and health including The High Energy Diet Recipe Guide, Nutrition and Athletic Performance, Grain Damage, and the forthcoming books, Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries and The 80/10/10 Diet. He has shared his strategies for success with audiences at more than 4,000 presentations worldwide. Recognized as one of the fathers of the modern raw movement, Dr. Graham is the only lecturer to have attended and given keynote presentations at all of the major raw events in the world for each of the last eight years.

Dr. Graham has served on the board of governors of the International Association of Professional Natural Hygienists and the board of directors of the American Natural Hygiene Society. He is a founder of and is currently serving his?third term as President of Healthful Living International, the world’s only international Natural Hygiene organization. He is on the board of advisors of Voice for a Viable Future, Living Light Films, Vegetarian Union of North America, and EarthSave International and serves as nutrition advisor for the magazine Exercise, For Men Only.? Dr. Graham is the raw foods and fitness advisor for, the largest vegetarian website on the internet.? He taught the Health Educator program at Hippocrates Institute,?served as the “source authority” for Harmonious Living, and authors a column for the magazines Get Fresh! and Living Nutrition.

Dr. Graham is the creator of “Simply Delicious” cuisine and director of Health and Fitness Weeks, which provide Olympic-class training and nutrition for people of all fitness levels in beautiful settings around the world.? He will inspire, motivate, educate, and entertain you like no one else in the health movement can.

In this interview, Douglas discusses the principals of natural hygiene, the debate regarding diet supplementation, raising children, and much more!


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