Beware of Interventional Cardiologists (Heart Surgeons)

On March 16, 2015, during the hours following the McDougall Advanced Study Weekend I developed a viral infection that affected my inner ears. I totally lost my hearing, my balance was disturbed, and I became very weak. At about midnight... Read more

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Conquering Diabetes with Carbohydrates

Carbohydrates do not cause type 2 diabetes. In fact, a new study found just the opposite: A diet rich in carbohydrates can actually fight diabetes. A wide range of other studies looking at plant-based diets and diabetes have consistently shown... Read more

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What Acclaimed Author of How Not to Die Wants Us to Eat to Avoid an Early Death

In the nutrition world, Dr. Michael Greger is best-known for reviewing dozens of scientific studies every day and publishing daily videos about the latest in nutrition research. It’s a huge job, and Greger has taken it upon himself to be... Read more

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Cardiologist’s Case Study: A Patient’s Lab Results After 30 Days on a Plant-Based Diet

Adam is a well-known Detroit businessman who is legendary for his huge smile, energy, and successful restoration business. We became friends at a CrossFit gym a few years back. On social media, Adam was known for food posts that were... Read more

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The Plantrician Project: Educating Doctors and Nurses to Use Nutrition as Medicine

Have you asked your doctor questions about nutrition and diet? Did your doctor discuss with you the importance of good nutrition? Probably not. Most doctors don’t have the training or education to effectively discuss nutrition with their patients. To bridge... Read more

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Houston Cardiologist Has Amazing Success Treating Type 2 Diabetes with Nutrition

Houston Cardiologist Dr. Baxter Montgomery puts his patients on a plant-based diet to treat their chronic conditions, and they see amazing results. The news story below features two of his recent patients who saw dramatic health improvements. Rosalee Iles was overweight... Read more

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Plant-Based on a Budget: Strategies for Affordable Cooking and Eating

The following is an excerpt from A Plant-Based Life: Your Complete Guide to Great Food, Radiant Health, Boundless Energy, and a Better Body. Many people mistakenly believe that plant-based eating is more expensive, but it doesn’t have to be. What... Read more

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10 Tips From a Pediatrician: How to Feed Your Plant-Based Family Without Losing Your Mind

Increasingly, people are realizing that what we put on our plates can have more of an impact on our health than most pills or procedures. For some, making personal changes around food is daunting in and of itself. Add to... Read more

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7 Keys to Success on a Healthy Vegan Diet

Many people hear “vegan” or “plant-based” diet and images of restriction and yes, pain, surface in their mind. How can anyone maintain such a restrictive lifestyle? No one can live on spinach alone! In reality, eating a whole-food vegan diet... Read more

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New Study: A Healthy Plant-Based Diet Can Cut Type 2 Diabetes Risk by a Third

A new study from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health found that a healthy plant-based diet significantly lowers the risk of type 2 diabetes. Study authors commented that “existing studies suggest a lower incidence of type 2 diabetes in... Read more

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