The benefits of a low fat, whole foods plant-based diet have been established with years and years of research. Such a dietary approach is found among the longest lived people on the earth, who also have the lowest incidents of heart disease, diabetes, obesity and a multitude of other chronic illnesses that plague our nation today.

The China Study, by T. Colin CampbellIMG_8273

Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease, Caldwell B. Esselstyn, M.D.

The Starch Solution, John McDougall, M.D.

Dr. Neal Barnard’s Program for Reversing Diabetes, Neal Barnard, M.D.

How Not to Die: Discover the Foods Scientifically Proven to Prevent and Reverse Disease, Michael Gregor, M.D.

Proteinaholic, Garth Davis, M.D.

The Pleasure Trap, Doug Lisle

Power Foods for the Brain, Neal Barnard, M.D.

Breaking the Food Seduction, Neal Barnard, M.D.

21 Day Weight-loss Kick start, Neal Barnard, M.D.

Engine 2 Diet, Rip Esselstyn

My Beef with Meat, Rip Esselstyn

The books below provide excellent insight into the food industry and how it has tapped into our love for fat, salt and sugar

The End to Overeating, David Kessler

Salt, Sugar, Fat: How The Food Giants Hooked Us, Michael Moss

Below are a few of the studies and articles supporting the benefits of a WFPB diet.

Nutritional Update for Physicians: Plant-Based Diets by Kaiser Permanente