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Lifestyle Medicine Benefits

While medications may be helpful many diseases respond better to healthy changes in person lifestyle choices.   This 2018 article summarizes many of the benefits.  Chronic diseases like heart disease, hypertension, and type 2 diabetes can even be reversed.   You may...

Reversal of Cognitive Decline: 100 patients

Dr Dale Bredesen, a neuroresearcher from UCLA, and several others authored this paper demonstrating the possibility of reversing dementia in some cases.   The program he reports on is dilineated in his book, The End of Alzheimer's.   You might also be interested in...

Can Type 1 Diabetes benefit from a Plant Based Diet?

Current research has demonstrated many potential benefits for individuals with type 1 diabetes who adopt a whole-food, plant-based diet. One of these individuals was featured in the film PlantWise. Her case serves to illustrate many of the benefits that a person with...

Lets Talk About Cancer

The case for screening for breast and prostate cancer has not been as clear as some have wanted it to be..   Download this document that provides a little different perspective on the benefits and risks.

Reversing Type 2 Diabetes

The Physiology of Type 2 Diabetes The power of a plant-based diet is a wonderful tool for those who have the constellation of diseases directly tied to type 2 diabetes - hypertension, obesity, and heart disease.  These are all tied together by a common abnormality of...

Eight Strategies for Success

Know your “why”.   Are you experiencing a health crisis? Do you suffer from a disease you’d like to reverse naturally with a healthy lifestyle? Are there things you want to do but can’t? Think about what motivates you to invest the effort into changing habits and...

Getting Enough Quality Protein

Getting Enough Quality Protein

That’s the first question I’m asked when people find out I eat a plant-based diet. Understandable, since everyone seems to be talking about high-protein diets, protein shakes, protein bars, and protein powder. Indeed, proteins are a basic and necessary building block...