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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  John La Puma  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction Other

Born: in New York


-- Website -- http://www.drjohnlapuma.com
-- John La Puma on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=john+la+puma


Illinois Connection

Dr. La Puma graduated from the Cooking and Hospitality Institute of Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Dr. La Puma is first physician to teach cooking and nutrition in a U.S. medical school.He has cooked under star chef Rick Bayless in the four-star kitchens of Frontera Grill and Topolobampo. Dr. La Puma is medical director for the Santa Barbara Institute for Medical Nutrition and Healthy Weight.


Selected Titles At Your Library

ChefMD's big book of culinary medicine :
ISBN: 9780307394637. OCLC Number: 236339817

Three Rivers Press,. .

Integrating nutritional science with culinary expertise, a physician explains how to prevent disease, shed pounds, and promote overall health by using foods that tempt the palate while promoting the body's immunity.

ChefMD's big book of culinary medicine :
ISBN: 030739462X. OCLC Number: 226855595

Crown Publishers,. .

Integrating nutritional science with culinary expertise, a physician explains how to prevent disease, shed pounds, and promote overall health by using foods that tempt the palate while promoting the body's immunity.

Additional Title Information

  • ChefMD's Big Book of Culinary Medicine

    , Crown, 2008


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