Lifestyle changes are often more effective in reducing the rates of heart disease, hypertension, heart failure, stroke, cancer, diabetes, and premature death than almost any other medical intervention.
Of course, to advise patients about nutrition they first have to educate themselves, as it is unlikely they received formal nutrition education in medical training:
- Doctors Know Less Than They Think About Nutrition
- Medical School Nutrition Training
- Medical Associations Oppose Bill to Mandate Nutrition Training
For more on the power of healthy living, see:
- Lifestyle Medicine: Treating the Causes of Disease
- Convincing Doctors to Embrace Lifestyle Medicine
- What Diet Should Physician’s Recommend?
- Eliminating 90% of Heart Disease Risk
- The Actual Benefit of Diet vs. Drugs
- Why Prevention is Worth a Ton of Cure
- How Many Meet the Simple Seven?
- Never Too Late to Start Eating Healthier
- Physicians May Be Missing Their Most Important Tool
If you want to take advantage of Dr. Barnard’s transformation, check out his amazing 21-Day Kickstart Program, a free public service that starts the first of every month on how to transition towards a healthier diet.
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