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AN EVIDENCE-BASED HANDBOOK WRITTEN FOR PHYSICIANS
The Prevention and Treatment of Disease with a Plant-Based Diet

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The Prevention and Treatment of Disease with a Plant-Based Diet, includes 25 of our articles, all published in peer-reviewed medical journals, together in one invaluable book.

“A carefully researched and eminently practical handbook for using the plant-based diet in clinical practice.”

—Helmuth Fritz, MD. Internal Medicine, Adjunct Professor of Medicine, Loma Linda University, CA

“Covers the wide range of pathologies… .This book will be invaluable to me in my practice.”

—Lynn Fioretti DO, Family Medicine, Veterans Administration, Silverdale, WA

“Responds to the many requests for a compendium of pathologies that can be prevented or treated with a plant-based diet…”

—Esther Park-Hwang, MD, Obstetrician and Gynecologist, Assistant Clinical Professor, University of Washington

Also endorsed by:

  • Sean Hashmi, MD, Nephrologist, Kaiser Permanente, CA
  • Keith Hanson, MD, Family Medicine, Brewster, WA
  • Chan Hwang, MD. Physical and rehabilitative Medicine, Puyallup, WA
  • George Lee, MD. Family Medicine, Overlake Medical Center, Bellevue, WA
  • F. Patricia McEachrane Gross, MD. Family and Preventive Medicine, Port Angeles, WA
  • Tim Riesenberger, MD. Emergency Medicine, Federal Way, WA
  • Michelle Tollefson, MD, FACOG, Lifestyle Medicine, Denver, CO
  • Rachael Wyman, MD. Cardiologist, Kaiser Permanente, Seattle, WA

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Covers a wide variety of pathologies, including:

  • Breast Cancer
  • Chronic Kidney disease
  • Colorectal cancer
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Diverticular disease
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Gall stones
  • Hashimoto’s and Grave’s disease
  • Ischemic heart disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Prostate cancer
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Stroke
  • Type II Diabetes
  • Ulcerative colitis
  • Managing pregnancy
  • Case studies

Also includes clinical considerations, including office visit strategies, titration of medications, lab work needed, and enhancing patient compliance, plus 3 case studies demonstrating the efficacy of a plant-based diet.

The prevention and treatment of disease with a plant-based diet has a scientific foundation and is considered evidence-based medicine.  Yet few physicians are making use of this valuable prophylaxis and treatment.  This book has been written to guide the practicing physician on how to treat their patients with a plant-based diet, in addition to medication and surgery.

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