Experts in Plant-Based Nutrition
Dr. Neil Banard - physician, author, clinical researcher, and founding president of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM), an international network of doctors, scientists, and laypeople. An advocate of a low-fat, whole foods, plant-based diet, he has also conducted research into alternatives to animal experimentation and has been active in the animal protection movement. Dr. Barnard is the author of 17 books and more than 70 published papers on nutrition and its impact on human health. He also serves on the advisory board of Naked Food Magazine, for which he is also a regular contributor of articles espousing a plant-based diet. (Website) Books - Program for Reversing Diabetes and more.
Dr. Joel Fuhrman - author, physician, speaker, and media personality who advocates what he calls a micronutrient-rich diet. A former competitive figure skater, he suffered a serious injury which removed him from competition. He says an alternative medicine therapy helped speed his recovery and led him to become a physician. His practice is based on his nutrition-based approach to obesity and chronic disease, also referred to as a nutritarian or restrictive diet. (Website)
Dr. Michael Greger - author, physician, and professional speaker on public health issues. He is a graduate of the Cornell University School of Agriculture and the Tufts University School of Medicine. He started eating a plant-based diet in 1990. He is currently the Director of Public Health and Animal Agriculture at the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) and Humane Society International. Greger is the author of several books and various scholarly publications on animal agriculture, nutrition, and human health. (Website - NutritionFacts.org)
Books - How Not to Die, Carbophobia and more.
Dr. Jason Lee - naturopathic doctor, biological medicine instructor, certified Iridologist and registered holistic allergist. He is the founder and clinical director for Inner Medica Health Group in Oakville. In addition to running a busy practice, Jason has lectured nationally and internationally to health professionals on various health topics and has appeared on numerous television and radio programs as an expert on natural medicine.
Dr. Kevin Passero - Center Director for Green Healing Wellness in Maryland, a licensed Naturopathic Doctor and graduated from one of only eight accredited Naturopathic Medical Schools in North America. His mission is to bring cutting edge natural and holistic therapies to the Washington DC metro area and to educate people on the value of naturopathic medicine across the country. (Website)
Philip Wollen - founder of Wisome Constance Kindness, is an Australian philanthropist. He is a former Vice-President of Citibank and was also General Manager at Citicorp. Wollen became a vegan following his departure from Citibank and is a prominent member of the animal rights movement. He conducts intervention programs to rescue abused animals and funds outreach programs that promote animal welfare and abstinence. (Website)