Here are some great online resources that we recommend for additional reading and up-to-date information from leading experts in the area of whole food plant based diets
An online journal sponsored by the Plantician Project, a not-for-profit corporation whose mission is “to educate, equip and empower physicians, healthcare practitioners and other healthcare influencers with knowledge about the indisputable benefits of plant-based nutrition. To provide them with the resources they, in turn, use to inform and inspire their patients and constituents to shift from the unhealthy Western diet to a life-changing, whole-food plant-based lifestyle”.
Board-certified dermatologist, Dr. Rajani Katta, addresses many of the questions about the link between skin and diet. She specifically, utilizing evidence-based recommendations, addresses the power of diet to repair and renew skin damage caused by oxidation, inflammation, and glycation, the three major forces that cause skin damage. A very simple, easy to navigate , and information-packed website.
Information on the National Kidney Foundation Website regarding the benefits of a plant-based diet on kidney health. This site contains specific foods and plant-based diet plans that help prevent kidney damage in Type2 diabetes and other medical conditions.
Article on the MD Anderson Cancer Clinic website explaining the 5 benefits of a plant-based diet: it boosts your immune system, reduces inflammation, maintains a healthy weight, increases fiber, and reduces cancer risk.
A new drug or surgical procedure has a corporate budget to make sure your doctor, and you, hear about it. Nutritional studies however have no such profit motive. As Dr. Michael Gregor, who started NutritionFacts.org, asks “when was the last time you saw an ad on television for broccoli”? This website provides a forum for the latest on amazing studies in nutrition demonstrating how simply changing the way we eat can prevent and even reverse many chronic illnesses. It is incorporated as a 501c3 nonprofit charity, is very well presented, and easy to navigate. The site allows us at no charge to view Dr. Gregor’s many up-to-date videos summarizing the latest studies.
For someone who is contemplating a WFPB lifestyle and is unsure of the how and why plantstreet.us is the one-stop state-of-the-art website for them.
The professional Plant Street team is introduced with their backgrounds outlined.
There is a thought-provoking message from our CEO and an introduction video to Plant Street.
We offer our favorite tried and true recipes which are handily categorized for easy reference into breakfast, lunch/dinner, sauces, soups, salads, desserts, and snacks.
Our video library includes an introduction to our coach as well as an introduction to the whole food, plant-based lifestyle.
We also include some videos from local community educational events.
For those who wish, they can do the “Drive Through” video tour exploring such topics as how to get started, the health benefits of a WFPBD, the fallacies of milk being a healthy source of calcium, oil being a healthy fat, and animal protein is essential for muscle development and strength.
The concept of nutrient-rich foods will also be introduced.
For those who need to learn more, we have two coaching options: Seat Yourself (Level 1) with weekly in-depth videos for discussion with several private coaching sessions and a meal plan.
Seconds Please (Level 2) includes more videos, discussion sessions, and private coaching. We encourage interaction and discussion. Plant Street also offers a Blog as well as a testimonial section.
There is a weekly newsletter that contains up-to-date information on plant-based nutrition which is a rapidly evolving field.
Suggested reading will be presented with books that can be purchased directly from Amazon along with brief reviews.
These books are selected from the top plant-based researchers and educators. We also have recommended websites where further information can be obtained.
All the above can be easily found on our easy-to-navigate website and signing up for the various levels of services is very intuitive.