A very special thanks to the resources listed here for their invaluable information on plant-based nutrition.

 

Websites

www.nutritionfacts.org

A terrific landing page to access short videos depicting the evidence for any nutritional or lifestyle topic you can think of. An easy way to lose yourself in the world of nutrition for hours on end with the ever entertaining Dr Michael Greger MD.

 

www.nutritionstudies.org

T. Colin Campbell’s Centre for Nutrition Studies brings us this highly informative and accessible website with great resources for plant-based living as well as access to the eCornell Plant-Based Nutrition Certificate programme.

 

www.forksoverknives.com

A great resource for those starting out on a whole food plant based diet, this site is packed with recipe ideas, success stories and interesting health related articles from thought leaders in nutrition, wellness and health. 

 

www.bluezones.com

A compelling resource and highly informative newsletter that highlights how modifying our environment can impact our daily lives and longevity. This is a terrific source of inspiration that draws from the longest living and healthiest communities in the world.

 

www.pcrm.org

The Physicians’ Committee for Responsible Medicine is an organisation focussing on dramatically changing the way doctors treat chronic diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, obesity, and cancer through plant-based nutrition. Their website is a great resource for the latest research and news in relation to plant-based nutrition.

 

www.ornish.com

A fantastic resource from one of the most compelling nutritional researchers of our time, Dr Dean Ornish MD. Learn how plant based nutrition, exercise and stress management has not only prevented but also reversed some of the chronic diseases that cause the majority of death and disability in the developed world. His programme is validated and one of the few lifestyle based programmes covered by American insurers. 

 

www.plantricianproject.org

The Plantrician Project’s mission is to educate, equip and empower physicians, healthcare practitioners and other health influencers with knowledge about the indisputable benefits of plant-based nutrition. The website provides comprehensive tools and resources to inform and inspire to shift from the unhealthful Western diet to a life-changing, whole-food, plant-based dietary lifestyle.


BOOKS

“The China Study” by T. Colin Campbell PhD and his follow-up book “Whole”

“Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease” Caldwell Esselstyn Jnr MD

“How Not To Die” Dr Michael Greger MD

“Proteinaholic” by Garth Davis MD

“The Blue Zones” by Dan Buettner