All posts tagged plant-based diet

Kristie Middleton, author of Meatless: Transform the Way You Eat and Live—One Meal at a Time”

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Kristie Middleton—the Senior Director of Food Policy for the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), and author of the new book “Meatless: Transform the Way You Eat and Live—One Meal at a Time”–discusses her job at HSUS, and what the duties entail. Read more…

Dr. Michael Greger, nutrition wiz & author of “How Not To Die”

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Dr. Michael Greger—the physician, author, speaker, internationally-recognized expert on nutrition, and majordomo of NutritionFacts.org—recounts how his Grandma’s story of being riddled with heart disease in her 60s, all but written off by her doctors, embraced the diet then being pioneered by Nathan Pritikin, saw her condition improve dramatically, living into her 90s, and in the process, inspired Greger to pursue a career as a doctor. Read more…

Internationally-noted nutrition expert Dr. Michael Greger

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Dr. Michael Greger–physican, author and internationally-noted expert on nutrition and public health issues–reviews some of the notable and positive developments he discussed a few weeks prior in a panel entitled “Advances In Farm Animal Protection” at the Taking Action For Animals conference in Washington, DC. Read more…

Brian Wendel – Creator and executive producer of “Forks Over Knives”

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Brian Wendel – the creator and executive producer of “Forks Over Knives,” a powerful, acclaimed new documentary that presents an array of scientific and anecdotal evidence that most degenerative diseases (heart disease, Type 2 Diabetes, some cancers) can be controlled, if not reversed, by adopting a whole foods, plant-based diet– discusses the impetus to he felt to get the film made, and chief his goal in doing so. Read more…

Dr. Neal Barnard, M.D.–founder of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine

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Dr. Neal Barnard, M.D.–who in 1985 founded the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM), a nonprofit organization that promotes, among other things, a plant-based diet, preventative medicine, higher standards of ethics and effectiveness in research Read more…