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ICNM Recap: Sugar, Fat, and Weight Loss

  August 4, 2017    

ICNM Recap: Sugar, Fat, and Weight Loss

Sugar isn’t a health food, even when it comes from Dr. Pepper. But removing meat and dairy products from your diet is also essential when it comes to weight loss and fighting heart disease, diabetes, and America’s other diet-related disease epidemics. At last week’s International Conference on Nutrition in Medicine (ICNM), I explained how a plant-based diet—fruits, vegetables, grains, and legumes—is the best bet for staying healthy. Take a look:

Read my interview in the Washingtonian about the controversy surrounding What the Health, a new documentary that challenges the standard American diet.

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