In addition to my own testimony (read “Why I Switched To A Whole Food Plant Based Diet”), I urge you to read the following by Michael Greger, MD from http://nutritionfacts.org/topics/plant-based-diets/
(There’s still time to sign up for my upcoming Challenge. You won’t regret it. If you aren’t interested in the complete 35-Day Challenge, you can still attend the “Start Up” class this Saturday at 2 pm. I will be talking about what it takes to be successful on a whole food plant based diet, how to achieve your ideal body weight (including those stubborn last 10 pounds), losing body fat, maintaining and gaining muscle, including what type of workouts/cardio to do, how to keep it simple, etc. Cost for just the Saturday class/lecture is $20.)
“A significant convergence of evidence suggests that plant-based diets can help prevent and even reverse some of the top killer diseases in the Western world and can be more effective than medication and surgery. See the following topics for research findings relevant to the most prevalent chronic conditions.