5 Reasons to go Vegan for your Health

  1. The science is in! A whole foods plant-based diet can stop and even reverse heart disease, diabetes, and most food related diseases. www.pcrm.org
  2. Plant foods are abundant with fiber, antioxidants, and phytonutrients and are natural anti-inflammatories, reducing pain, risk for cancer, and plaque buildup in the arteries. www.nutritionfacts.org
  3. People with atherosclerosis blockages in their heart arteries have significantly reduced their blockages in less than 1 year by consuming a plant-based diet (demonstrated by heart catheter angiograms). www.dresselstyn.com
  4. Vegetarians and vegans even more so, live healthier and longer lives compared to those who eat meat, living 6–10 years longer, according to the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. https://doi.org/10.3945/ajcn.2009.26736N
  5. Want to look better, smell better, feel better, and have better sex? Keep the flesh off your plate!

OTHER RESOURCES:

Dr. Michael Greger produces amazing FREE short videos on more than 2,000 health and nutrition topics from leading scientific evidence.
Nutritionfacts.org

Book: How Not to Die reveals the groundbreaking scientific evidence behind the only diet that can prevent and reverse many of the causes of premature death and disability
How Not to Die Cookbook: 120 easy-to-prepare, plant-based dish to help anyone eat their way to better health

T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies
Learn about plant-based nutrition from the author of The China Study.
Nutritionstudies.org

Book: The China Study: The most comprehensive study of nutrition ever

Dr. Esselstyn’s Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease Program
20-year study proving changes in diet and nutrition can actually reverse heart disease.
Dresselstyn.com/site

Book: Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease: a plant-based, oil-free diet can not only prevent and stop the progression of heart disease, but also reverse its effects.

Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine
Research, ethics and health and nutrition resources for patients and health care providers including factsheets, posters, books, simple handouts, DVDs, and even a curriculum. Try 21 day vegan kickstart!
Pcrm.org/


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