The Doctors

 Dr. Lederman is a board-certified Internal Medicine physician with an avid interest in the field of nutrition and lifestyle medicine. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology at The University of Michigan where he graduated with distinction. He received his Doctor of Medicine degree at Temple University School of Medicine and completed his residencyin Internal Medicine at The University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. After initially practicing as a hospital-based Internist, Dr. Lederman quickly switched his direction towards the field of nutrition and lifestyle medicine, having had the honor of learning from some of the greats in this field.

Dr. Lederman has been seeking to change the way chronic illness is treated, with an emphasis on medication elimination and disease reversal through diet and lifestyle change. Dr. Lederman has participated in projects such as lecturing for the eCornell Certificate Program in Plant Based Nutrition and films such as Healing Cancer and Forks Over Knives. He also coauthored the popular new book, “Keep It Simple, Keep It Whole: Your Guide to Optimum Health.”


 Dr. Pulde is a pioneer in the current health care system as she unites two powerful and synergistic healing approaches – the ancient wisdom of Chinese Medicine with the technological skill of Western Medicine. As a board-certified practitioner of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine and Family Medicine Physician specializing in nutrition and lifestyle medicine, she has worked hard to integrate the best of both fields into her practice. Dr. Pulde received her Doctor of Medicine from Albany Medical College and her Masters degree in Traditional Oriental Medicine from Emperor’s College.

Dr. Pulde is the lead author of the book, “Keep It Simple, Keep It Whole: Your Guide to Optimum Health.” She is one of the first doctors to ever work with John McDougall, MD seeing patients during his 10-day live-in program. Dr. Pulde also developed the Lifestyle Change Program used for patients in the film Forks Over Knives.

Drs. Alona Pulde and Matthew Lederman joined Whole Foods Market in 2010 as the Global Medical Executives of Health and Wellness.


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