Did you know that your version of Internet Explorer is out of date?
To get the best possible experience using our website we recommend downloading one of the browsers below.

Internet Explorer 10, Firefox, Chrome, or Safari.

Vegan doctor promotes plant-based medicine going mainstream

Like us on Facebook:

If doctors are going to practice what they healthily preach, perhaps they need to consider getting some vegan knowledge under their belts. Joel Kahn, M.D., published an opinion column for Huffpost Healthy Living about how he hopes vegan medicine reaches the mainstream. “Trying to find a whole food vegan meal in a hospital cafeteria, medical school, or office cafeteria can be challenging,” he writes, and it’s an excellent point. Veganism is proven to be healthy time and time again, so why not provide that in a hospital?  “Of more importance, introducing a segment into medical school and residency education on the scientific foundation for vegan medicine is quite challenging and advancing very slowly.”

He’s certainly on to something. When followed with nutrition in mind, a plant based diet is an undoubtedly healthy choice. He describes recent peer-reviewed studies that backed up his claim. Why aren’t more doctors promoting veganism? Probably the same reason anybody else wouldn’t; a healthy mix of misinformation and a pro-exploitation thought process. They’re just as susceptible as anyone else, but they have more information at their hands, and ought to use it more responsibly.

 
“It is time for vegan medicine to be considered front line prevention and therapy for the host of chronic diseases that maim and kill so many in the Western world,” he closed. Hear hear, Dr. Kahn.

Like us on Facebook:
0 Comments

Beyoncé and Jay-Z sell out veganism for ticket giveaway

Veganism deserves better than constantly being considered something to be bribed, dared or loosely entered into.

Month one of “the year of the vegan”

News outlets are abuzz with the promise of new vegan products, celebs, and services and how that is somehow a fresh affirmation that our world is one turn closer to being fully free from animal use.

What About: “No-Kill” Eggs?

The reason for these advancements is not a sense of justice – because that can only mean going vegan – but is primarily driven by economics.

Vegandale Brewery offers the ultimate vegan night out

This brewpub helps veganism shed its stay-home-and-eat-tofu stereotype.

Don’t blame vegans for the shame you feel about using animals

The shame Carly Lewis claims veganism casts over her is more likely the ghosts of moral uncertainty, spectres that are more likely fish than cows, wondering how morality can possibly be used as ammunition in favour of murder.