Culinary & Cuisine

Dr. John La Puma on the Meaning of Life


Excellence Reporter: Dr. La Puma, what is the meaning of life?

John La Puma: The meaning of life is to live well.

You can do this by building personal health and pleasure, by meeting your basic needs of food, drink, clothing, shelter and sleep; and by investing in soul-ful riches: love, friendship, skill, community, knowledge.

Good habits help you realize life’s meaning, and so does good luck!


~John La Puma, MD, ChefMD®, founder of Chef Clinic®
Dr. La Puma is a practicing physician, board-certified in internal medicine, a professionally trained chef and New York Times best-selling author. John La Puma invented “”, a self-assessment tool to detect celiac disease. Listed in the Greatist 15the 15 most influential people in the world in “Health and Wellness”.

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