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#42 ClimateZone3// Plant-Based Diet: the Health & Climate Benefits with Dr. Kassam




Wondering how a plant-based diet might benefit your patients and the climate? We sit down with plant-based diet expert Dr Shireen Kassam to discuss the climate impact of diet, the evidence for a plant-based diet in reversing chronic diseases, and how we can discuss it with our patients.

Links mentioned:
https://plantbasedhealthprofessionals.com/
https://www.pcrm.org/
https://ourworldindata.org/food-choice-vs-eating-local?country=
https://www.nationalfoodstrategy.org/

Important citations:

Bodai, B.I. et al. (2017) ‘Lifestyle Medicine: A Brief Review of Its Dramatic Impact on Health and Survival’, The Permanente Journal. doi: 10.7812/TPP/17-025.

Budhathoki S, Sawada N, Iwasaki M, et al. (2019) 'Association of Animal and Plant Protein Intake With All-Cause and Cause-Specific Mortality', JAMA Intern Med. Published online August 26. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2019.2806

Coronary artery disease: The role of plant-based diets in coronary artery disease
Diabetes:  Satija, A. et al. (2016) ‘Plant-Based Dietary Patterns and Incidence of Type 2 Diabetes in US Men and Women: Results from Three Prospective Cohort Studies’, PLoS Medicine. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1002039




Featuring: Dr LJ Smith, Dr Shireen Kassam, Dr Jonathan Hudson and Dr Katia Florman