This book meets the needs of the practicing physician and includes 25 articles recently published in peer-review medical journals, and all fully documented with both epidemiological and interventional studies. Includes a wide variety of pathologies:
Breast Cancer - Chronic Kidney disease - Colorectal cancer - Coronary Artery disease - Crohn's disease - Diverticular disease - Fibromyalgia - Gall stone disease - Hashimoto's and Grave's diseases - Osteoarthritis - Prostate cancer - Rheumatoid Arthritis - Stroke - Type II Diabetes
• Clinical considerations, including office visit strategies, titration of medications, lab work needed, and enhancing patient compliance.
• Case studies demonstrating the clinical application of a plant-based diet.
Both as a treatment or prophylaxis the plant-based diet has no side effects, adverse reactions and no contraindications. It can be used as a monotherapy or as an adjunct to medication and surgery. It can also treat several comorbidities at once. Treating patients with a plant-based diet has the advantage of being a very low-cost method of treatment, while being highly effective, thus saving patients money and saving the physician's valuable time.