Food Is Medicine: The Scientific Evidence

Article on the Food Is Medicine Series
Hippocrates said it best: “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” Food IS Medicine: The Scientific Evidence is the first of a three-volume series compiled by Brian Clement, PhD, Director of The Hippocrates Health Institute in West Palm Beach, Florida. This comprehensive database features the most provocative and noteworthy of tens of thousands of scientific studies that have been per-formed worldwide affirming the fundamental role that unprocessed, unheated plant-based food plays in disease recovery and prevention.

Plant-Based Diets Best for Breast Cancer Survival

Report by PCRM.
A plant-based diet may prove best following the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer, according to a review published in The Permanente Journal. Researchers investigated long-term lifestyle choices and their impact on health risk factors such as heart disease, bone health, and obesity that influence overall survival.

Expert Advice on Raw Diets

From the preface to The Raw Food Nutrition Handbook

This book is a hybrid of the research-based information and my own personal and clinical experience that I’ve acquired since I became interested in raw, plant-based nutrition in 1990. I’ve included much of my own experience, because for all that’s known about health and nutrition, there’s still much that is yet to be known. On many occasions, I’ve had a question for which there was not a research-based answer, and it was my clinical experience or the clinical experience of other practitioners that helped me answer the question or fill in the gaps left by research. Clinical experience doesn’t provide all the answers either, so I’ve found the combination of research and clinical and personal experience to be powerful for helping me achieve the health results I’ve sought and have helped others find.

Drop the Fat Act & Live Lean

From the foreword to Drop the Fat Act & Live Lean
A few years ago I was asked to give a fitness and nutrition seminar in Texas. Now, I love Texas. In fact, I call Texas home for part of the year. However, I have to admit that I was a little intimidated. You see, everything is bigger in Texas; including the portion sizes and the people. Indeed, in 2009 Texas had four cities in the list of top ten fattest cities in the United States.

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