Veganism is a hot new trend in eating — especially in celebrity circles. But Dr. Neal Barnard’s philosophy is that it’s more than a fad — that a plant-based diet without any animal products is an extremely healthful way of life. That’s something even the latest Department of Agriculture guidelines, released in January, acknowledge. Barnard knows that the very idea of giving up not just meat, but dairy, eggs and fish makes some people nervous. It is a radical shift from the way most of us eat.
After an 8 month break, the New Normal Project podcast is back, aiming to inspire and empower you to live a more healthy, fulfilling and conscious life. Claire is taking a further break from the show so I invite you to stick with me, Andrew, on a search to improve your health and happiness, and indeed mine. The podcast focuses on the pillars of a healthy lifestyle such as eating more plants, becoming more mindful, moving our bodies more, improving our sleep, developing healthier connections and refining our sense of purpose. In , Neal established the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine PCRM to promote preventive medicine, conduct clinical research, and advocate for higher ethical standards in research. Neal has been inspiring, supporting and helping people with scientific articles, books and conference presentations about plant-based nutrition for over 3 decades. I see him as one of the pre-eminent international plant-based doctors, which is why I really hope you enjoy this interview.
Podcast: Play in new window Download. Infertility, menopausal symptoms, breast and prostate cancers, thyroid problems, and acne — are impacted by your hormones and vitally can be improved by simple diet changes. In , Dr. Barnard established the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine to promote preventive medicine, conduct clinical research, and advocate for higher ethical standards in research. The Physicians Committee also provides direct medical care through its subsidiary, Barnard Medical Center. Barnard works with patients with diabetes, obesity, and other chronic conditions in clinical research studies, aiming to improve the prevention and treatment of these health problems.