Caldwell Esselstyn, MD: Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease

As part of the Rochester Lifestyle Medicine Lecture Series and Rochester Area Vegan Society, on November 14, 2021, Caldwell Esselstyn, MD presented to a virtual) audience on How to Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease.

Esselstyn is a Cleveland Clinic physician and surgeon who has authored several books and papers and is a global leader in the prevention and reversal of heart disease. He is also an Olympic Gold Medalist

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Milton Mills, MD presents on the MicroBiome

As part of the Rochester Lifestyle Medicine Lecture Series and Rochester Area Vegan Society, on September 26, 2021, Milton Mills, MD presented to a live (and virtual) audience on the Microbiome in Rochester, NY.

Mills is a physician who has worked with the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine to redress racial inequities in dietary recommendations. Dr. Mills is an intensivist (critical care/ICU) physician, actively practicing in the Washington, DC area. He speaks on a wide variety of topics, including the microbiome, the connection between diet and cancer, human anatomical adaptation to plant-based diet, and what the Bible has to say about diet, as well as connections between the civil rights movement and veganism. Note: This event was Zoom-recorded live in a park pavilion using 3 phone hotspots, without any WiFi available. We apologize for the intermittent outages.

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Debunking Keto, Paleo, and other Low-Carb Diets with Brenda Davis, RD

Registered dietitian Brenda Davis is a leader in her field and an acclaimed speaker at nutrition, medical and health conferences throughout the world. She is noted for her work as the lead dietitian in a diabetes research project in the Marshall Islands.

Ms. Davis is co-author of nine award-winning, best-selling books including Becoming Vegan: Comprehensive Edition (2014), Becoming Vegan: Express Edition (2013), The Raw Food Revolution Diet (2008), Defeating Diabetes (2003) and Dairy-free and Delicious (2001). Most recently she is the co-author with Reshma Shah, MD, MPH of Nourish: The Definitive Plant-Based Nutrition Guide for Families–With Tips and Recipes for Bringing Health, Joy, and Connection to Your Dinner Table (2020). Her books are vegetarian/vegan nutrition classics, with over 750,000 copies in print in 8 languages.

She has authored and co-authored several articles for peer-reviewed medical and nutrition journals and magazines.

Ms. Davis is a past chair of the Vegetarian Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. In 2007, she was inducted into the Vegetarian Hall of Fame. Ms. Davis is a distinguished member of RLMI’s Scientific Advisory Board and one of the best speakers you will ever hear. Don’t miss this incredible opportunity to hear her!!!

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RLMI features a panel of Plant Based Physicians on Nutrition and Lifestyle

RLMI’s Dr. Ted Barnett and Dr. Susan Friedman lead a panel of physicians on the role of whole-food plant-based nutrition and lifestyle medicine in their practices on June 3, 2021.

Panelists include: Susan Friedman, MD, MPH; Melissa Sundermann, DO; Mira Agrawal, MD, FACP; Scott Leibman, MD, MPH; Ted Barnett, MD, FACLM; Robert Breakey, MD

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