Dietary guidelines for AmericansDr. Michael Greger testified on the dietary guidelines for Americans before the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee, which is responsible for making evidence-based recommendations on the next round of federal nutrition advice. What’s really exciting to me is that four out of the first five speakers promoted a plant-based diet.

Since 1990, Slender For Life™ hypnosis for weight loss has advocated a plant based diet and has successfully supported people with weight loss so that they can be healthy and active. I am proud to be Certified in The Starch Solution by John and Mary McDougall and excited to be able to offer live Starch Solution Classes via the internet. No matter where you may live, I can offer you personalized wellness coaching.

2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee, Second Meeting – Day 2
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My Testimony Before the
2015 Dietary Guidelines Committee

In the Permanente Journal last year, the official peer-reviewed publication of our nations largest managed care organization, a “Nutrition Update for Physicians” was published, which concluded that “Healthy eating maybe best achieved with a plant-based diet,” which they defined as a diet that encourages whole plant-based foods and discourages meat, dairy products, and eggs as well as empty calorie junk. To quote their conclusion: “Research shows that plant-based diets are cost-effective, low-risk interventions that may lower body mass index, blood pressure, HbA1C, and cholesterol levels. They may also reduce the number of medications needed to treat chronic diseases and lower ischemic heart disease mortality rates. Physicians should consider recommending a plant-based diet to all their patients, especially those with high blood pressure, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, or obesity,” which of course describes a bulk of our population.

This sentiment was echoed last summer by the American Institute for Cancer Research—probably the most preeminent institution on diet and cancer risk—when they explicitly endorsed a diet revolving around whole plant foods: vegetables, whole grains, fruits and beans. ~ Michael Greger, M.D.

Read My Testimony Before the
2015 Dietary Guidelines Committee

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