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February 12, 2018 - Living Maxwell

5 Questions with Dr. Joel Kahn, Leading Cardiologist and Author of The Plant-Based Solution

5 Questions with Dr. Joel Kahn, Leading Cardiologist and Author of The Plant-Based Solution

The functional medicine world is often stuck in the concept that a plant-diet is nutritionally deficient even though the USDA, AND, and other organizations say otherwise. 

Animals eat plants, break down their proteins into amino acids, and incorporate those back into animal proteins. Plants are the source of these proteins, and they provide all amino acids and have the minerals, vitamins, phytonutrients, polyphenols, and fiber that animal foods do not.

Read more in Dr. Joel Kahn's latest book The Plant-Based Solution.

GruntVegan: Plant-based or vegan foods contain antioxidants that protect against chronic oxidative stress-related diseases, such as cancer, diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, chronic inflammation and cardiovascular diseases. In 2010, Nutrition Journal analyzed different foods for their antioxidant properties, which was published an extensive study titled "The total antioxidant content of more than 3100 foods, beverages, spices, herbs and supplements used worldwide". They found that berries offer some of the highest levels.

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