Plant-Based Spotlight


When did you start actively promoting a plant-based diet to patients?

After finishing grad school and residency, I started working in outpatient clinics, and that’s where I was coming in contact with individuals, generally older people of color, black people, telling me “Oh doctor—I have a spastic colon or irritable bowel and it’s acting up.” I would do a careful history, and it was clear that it was from consuming dairy

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