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We have demonstrated that such a diet can dramatically reduce risk factors that lead to chronic disease development. Even in the early chapters it seems clear to me that the evidence is overwhelmingly in favor of a plant-based diet.
For example, after one year patients lose an average of about seven percent of their body weight, improve their blood cholesterol, and sugar and inflammation levels. Why is this information not more widely Dr_Golubic: The main reason is the lack of large-scale, randomized clinical studies that use plant-based nutrition.
Caldwell Esslestyn (retired Cleveland Clinic physician). It led me to believe that eating a wholly plant-based diet with no meat, no dairy and no oil will help prevent and reverse heart disease as well as cure some cancers. Have you helped people change from our typical Western diet to vegan diet?
How can I find a local physician to monitor me if I want to do this?
Golubic or any of the other specialists in our Center for Lifestyle Medicine at Cleveland Clinic, please call 877.331. Mladen Golubic, MD, Ph D is the medical director for the Center for Lifestyle Medicine. Golubic specializes in lifestyle medicine, cardiovascular disease reversal and integrative medicine approaches to lifestyle-related cancer management. Golubic completed his residency in internal medicine at Huron Hospital, in Cleveland.
He graduated from University of Zagreb School of Medicine, and earned his doctorate degree from Sveuciliste u Zagrebu in Zagreb, Croatia. Golubic has also worked as a project scientist at Cleveland Clinic in molecular biology, neurosurgery and integrative medicine. Dean Ornish’ vegan diet as the leading heart-healthy diet in the U. We use literally the same vegan diet, but ours was created by former Cleveland Clinic cardiac surgeon Dr. I saw the documentary ‘Forks over Knives’, based on the vegan diet of Dr.
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As far as we know, vegans who take vitamin B12 supplement do not suffer of any nutritional deficiencies.
Dr_Golubic: Yes, if your gastric lining is damaged because of disease, you might not be able to properly absorb vitamin B12 supplements taken by mouth. Dean Ornish, which have been shown to reverse arteriosclerosis of the coronary arteries, would likely have similar affects on all other arteries in the body including the carotid arteries.
It seems strange that the Esselstyn diet and the Ornish diet do not include healthy raw nuts when they are proven to help heart patients.
So vegan fat sources are out for heart patients, such as nuts and avocado?