Neal Barnard, MD, FACC, is an Adjunct Associate Professor of Medicine at the George Washington University School of Medicine in Washington, DC, and President of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine. Dr. Barnard has led numerous research studies investigating the effects of diet on diabetes, body weight, and chronic pain, including a groundbreaking study of dietary interventions in type 2 diabetes, funded by the National Institutes of Health, that paved the way for viewing type 2 diabetes as a potentially reversible condition for many patients. Dr. Barnard has authored more than 90 scientific publications and 20 books for medical and lay readers, and is the editor in chief of the Nutrition Guide for Clinicians, a textbook made available to all U.S. medical students. As president of the Physicians Committee, Dr. Barnard leads programs advocating for preventive medicine, good nutrition, and higher ethical standards in research. His research contributed to the acceptance of plant-based diets in the Dietary Guidelines for Americans.  

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN ABOUT IN THIS EPISODE:

    • How an unhealthy diet when you’re young can negatively affect the rest of your life
    • Why you may want to start eating more plants to improve your physical and mental health, especially at work
    • How a plant-based diet could help reverse mental health disorders like ADHD
    • Why nutrition should be at the core of medical practices and what that would look like
    • What makes cheese so addictive and why you may want to read:  The Cheese Trap
    • What are the many health and environmental benefits to a plant-based diet, also known as veganism
    • Why you should consider attending the International Conference on Nutrition in Medicine July 26th and 27th 2019 in Washington, DC
    • Why you should consider joining the free 21-Day Vegan Kickstart 

     

     

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