While many nutritionists, dieticians, and doctors are involved with the meat and dairy industry, there's a growing number of experts going against the 'norm' and promoting the power of plant-based diets.
Consequently, learning about the benefits of an animal-product-free diet has never been easier. So without further ado, here are five plant-based experts you should know about (if you don't already.)
PS. All of the experts listed below will be speaking at the 2020 Food Revolution conference - a free nine-day event running from April 25-May 3.
The summit will present the most up-to-date research and information about food, nutrition, disease prevention, immune health, and environmental stewardship.
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1. Dr. Greger
Author of How Not To Die and creator of NutritionFacts.org, Dr. Greger is arguably the holy grail for plant-based nutrition. During the coronavirus (COVID 19) crisis, Greger has publicly debunked misinformation about vitamin C, and launched a webinar called 'How Not to Die in a Pandemic'.
2. Dr. Barnard
Founding president of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine and author of The Vegan Starter Kit, Dr. Neal Barnard is often at the forefront of protests - whether it's demonstrating outside a McDonald's against its 'bacon hour' initiative, or calling for legislation to be put in place banning the sale of animal-tested cosmetics.
3. Dr. Fuhrman
Celebrity doctor and author of Eat To Live Joel Fuhrman began advocating for a 'micronutrient-rich diet' following a serious injury that ended his figure skating career. He says an 'alternative medicine therapy' helped speed his recovery and led him to become a physician
4. Brooke Goldner
Bestselling author of Goodbye Lupus Brooke Goldner is a board-certified licensed physician who developed a nutrition-based treatment for her own autoimmune disease. She also features in pro-vegan documentaries Fat, Sick And Nearly Dead and Vegucated.
5. Ocean Robbins
Ocean Robbins is an American entrepreneur, professor, and author, best known for co-founding Food Revolution Network. Ocean and his father John's mission is 'helping people harness the power of food to improve our health and the health of future generations'.
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