Plant-Based Health

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Common Health Questions Answered 

(more to be added…)

Calcium:
“9 Plant Foods High in Calcium”
‘When Friends Ask: “Where do You Get Your Calcium?”‘ by Dr. John McDougall (Dr. McDougall’s Health & Medical Center)
Calcium in Plant-Based Diets – PCRM (Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine)
Calcium – NutritionFacts.org

Protein:
“15 Vegan Protein Sources”
‘When Friends Ask: “Where do You Get Your Protein?”‘ by Dr. John McDougall
Protein – NutritionFacts.org
“Where Do You Get Your Protein?” – T. Colin Campbell (T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies)
“The Protein Myth” – PCRM

Vitamin D:
“Vitamin D Supplements Are HarmfulSunshine and Food Determine Health” by Dr. John McDougall
Vitamin D Fact Sheet – PCRM

Vitamin B12:
“Vitamin B12: A Simple Solution” – PCRM
“12 Questions Answered Regarding Vitamin B12” by Thomas M Campbell, MD
Vitamin B12 – NutritionFacts.org

Omega-3/DHA:
“To Take Or Not To Take Fish Oil” – T. Colin Campbell
Omega-3 Fatty Acids – NutritionFacts.org

Iron:
“What You Need to Know About Iron on a Vegan Diet”
“13 Plant Foods High in Iron”

Should we eat:

Eggs?
“Eggs are for Easter” – The McDougall Newsletter
“Ask the Expert: Eggs” – PCRM
“Who Says Eggs Aren’t Healthy or Safe?” – NutritionFacts.org

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Plant-Based Resources

PlantPure Nation

Forks Over Knives

Engine 2 Diet

Dr. McDougall’s Health and Medical Center

The China Study Community

T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies

Dr. Greger – NutritionFacts.org

Dr. Esselstyn’s Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease Program

Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine

Neal Barnard, M.D.

Transition to Health – Dr. Lederman and Dr. Pulde

Dr. Michael Klaper – Nutrition-Based Medicine

Further plant-based reading:
The China Study by T. Colin Campbell, PhD
Whole: Rethinking the Science of Nutrition by T. Colin Campbell, PhD
The Low-Carb Fraud by T. Colin Campbell, PhD
The Starch Solution by John A. McDougall, MD
Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease by Caldwell Esselstyn, Jr., MD
Dr. Neal Barnard’s Program for Reversing Diabetes by Neal D. Barnard, MD

Find these and other recommended books here.

Plant-Based Sites/Blogs

Dr. Neal Barnard’s Blog

The Plant-Based Dietitian

Happy Healthy Long Life

Hero Health Room

Miss Bellevue Vegan

Rich Roll

Thriving Plant Based

Vegan Runner Eats

Yummy Plants

Fruit-Based Vegan Sites

Fruit-Powered

The Raw Advantage

Fruit God