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Why Food Matters—Disease Prevention & Treatment Through a Plant-Based Diet

As rates of obesity, heart disease and type 2 diabetes continue to soar, “What should I eat?” has become one of the most important questions of the 21st century. As a doctor specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of digestive health problems, my patients ask me this question all the time. I believe that they…

Is A Vegan Diet Healthy for Children?

Plant-based diets have long been known to promote health. Indeed, many of the longest-lived populations in the world consume a plant-centered diet. Plant-based diets have been associated with decreased overall mortality, decreased risk of cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and certain cancers. Additionally, an increasing number of conditions have been linked to the health of our gut…