INSIGHTS FROM AN OBESITY SPECIALIST WITH PLANT BASED OBESITY DR. JAMIE KANE | Chef AJ

Jamie Kane received his undergraduate degree from Columbia University, his MD at SUNY Downstate and completed his residency training in Internal Medicine at Yale University. He is double board certified in Internal Medicine and Obesity Medicine. In addition to being the director for Northwell Health’s Center for Weight Management, he is an Assistant Professor in the department of medicine at the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell and serves as the chief of its section of Obesity Medicine. As section chief, he has started a resident continuity clinic in Obesity Medicine in addition to developing a comprehensive didactic curriculum for the residents, and a fellowship in Obesity Medicine (one of the first of its kind). The fellowship is now combined with the General Internal Medicine fellowship at Northwell and is a 2 year program involving clinical practice in obesity medicine, precepting residents in obesity and general medicine clinics, obtaining a master’s degree in public health from Hofstra University and conducting research in obesity medicine, particularly in areas involving public health and general medicine. Clinically, he has expanded the Center for Weight Management to 6 sites in the New York City and Long Island area with a total number of 9 clinicians actively involved in the program.

Beyond growing the Center for Weight Management, his primary focus as section chief has been on obesity education. In addition to the obesity medicine clinic and obesity medicine fellowship, he lectures medical students, residents, fellows and primary care physicians in addition to starting Obesity Medicine Grand Rounds and Journal Clubs, open to obesity medicine physicians, bariatric surgeons, primary care practitioners and relevant subspecialists. Additionally, his section of Obesity Medicine has conducted a survey among primary care internists at Northwell to determine attitudes, knowledge base, comfort levels and practice trends for patients with obesity in the primary care setting. We are using that information to design learning modules for primary care physicians on obesity medicine topics including how to approach the subject with patients, lifestyle management and counseling, medication management and appropriate referral trends. Finally the section has now engaging in variety of research projects including large scale national data, review of obesity medicine and surgery practices and relationships between lifestyle and obesity/wellness.

The focus of Dr. Kane’s career has been on taking a holistic approach to the management (and reversal) of obesity and chronic cardiometabolic disease. He has lectured around the country on the benefits of a whole foods, plant based diet and on lifestyle management as a primary modality for modulating these conditions. Personally he is an active athlete and maintains a plant-based lifestyle with his family.

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What STRESS does to our Body? | Brian Clement | Hippocrates Institute

Stress | Brian Clement

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Nutritional Studies Show Health Advantages Of Plant Based Diets In Both Children And Adults Alike by Brenda Davis, R.D. | The Real Truth About Health

Brenda Davis offers fresh insights on the treatment of animals in food production and other industries, the latest findings on the health benefits of a vegan diet and expanded the information on phytochemicals, Brenda’s information is extensive in scope, yet manageable for anyone who wants to easily understand how to construct a nutritionally balanced plant-based diet.
Here are the latest findings on: using plant foods to protect against cancer, heart disease, and other chronic illnesses; obtaining essential protein without meat, eggs, or dairy products; discovering “”good”” fats and where to find them; meeting dietary needs for calcium without dairy products; understanding the importance of vitamin B12; designing balanced vegan diets for infants, children, and seniors; and making the most of vegan pregnancy and breastfeeding.
This is a sound blueprint to follow for better health for yourself and the planet.
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What Makes a Diet Inflammatory Vs. Anti-inflammatory | Dr. Brooke Goldner

Warning – I do some singing and dancing in this one 😂 . Question from the live Q&A last week about why people might feel better on other diets versus the Goodbye Lupus Protocol. And what does @paulaabdul have to do with it?

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Dr. Brooke Goldner is a board certified medical doctor and the author of 3 best-selling books, Goodbye Autoimmune Disease, Goodbye Lupus and Green Smoothie Recipes to Kick-Start Your Health & Healing. She has been featured in multiple documentaries such as Eating You Alive, Whitewashed, and The Conspiracy Against Your Health, has been featured on TV news and the Home & Family Show, as well as many radio shows and podcasts, and is a highly sought after keynote speaker, who shares the stage regularly with Drs. Ornish, Esselstyn, Bernard Greger and T. Colin Campbell, to name a few. She has been featured on the front cover of Vegan Health & Fitness Magazine 3 times, including the current cover of Fit Over Forty. She is a graduate of the Temple University School of Medicine, was Chief Resident at UCLA-Harbor Residency, and holds a certificate in Plant-Based Nutrition from Cornell University. She is the founder of GoodbyeLupus.com, VeganMedicalDoctor.com, and creator of the Hyper-nourishing Protocol for Lupus Recovery.

Milk – It Doesn’t Do A Body Good. — Plant-Strong by Engine 2

Don’t believe any of the dairy industry’s claims about the so-called bone-strengthening benefits of milk. In fact, quite the opposite is true.

When consumed, animal products create an acidic environment in the bloodstream. In response, the body leeches calcium from the bones in order to neutralize the acid. Consumption of dairy products, especially those which are low- or non-fat (meaning they have a higher percentage of protein), can therefore lead to lower levels of calcium in the body.

Indeed, one set of studies published by The BMJ analyzing 100,000 people for two decades suggested that milk can actually increase the rates of bone and hip fractures, which might explain why some of the highest rates of osteoporosis are found in the countries with the highest rates of dairy consumption. Americans consume more calcium from dairy products than any other nation and yet we have the highest incidence of osteoporosis. Something must give, and it turns out to be your bones.

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It seems the negative effects of milk on the body only become worse with age.

Think about this for a moment: Milk is specifically designed to help a baby—whether it’s a calf or a human—grow as fast as possible. That’s why milk is packed with growth hormones and sex steroid hormones like estrogen. When you’ve stopped growing, however, these hormones help grow cancerous tumors instead of bones.

The association between milk and prostate cancer was proved by a study published in the journal Nutrition and Cancer. These researchers dripped milk directly onto prostate cancer cells in a laboratory, which had the effect of turbo-charging the cancer progression in each of the 14 experiments they performed, fueling the cancer growth rate by more than 30 percent. Moreover, a 2015 meta-analysis published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition concluded that high intakes of dairy products, including whole and low-fat milk, appears to increase a man’s risk of prostate cancer.

The research even suggests milk can cause problems even before birth—“Women attempting conception should avoid milk and dairy products,” concluded one study in The Journal of Reproductive Medicine. Why? Because potentially unsafe complications such as twinning may occur, which may explain why women who eat entirely plant-based diets give birth to twins at just one-fifth the rate as omnivores.

All the evidence screams one simple point: Dairy milk is unsafe at any age. Leave cow’s milk for baby cows. Repeat after me, “No moo milk here!”

Repeat it with me again: Don’t Drink Your Calories! What’s left to drink, then?

Here’s a hint: It’s colorless, odorless, transparent, and it’s the most important liquid in the entire universe.

I’m talking about water. Not vitamin water, coconut water, fruit water, or any other flavored calorie-infested crap. Just plain old water. Not drinking enough of it has been linked to bone fractures, heart disease, lung conditions, kidney stones, colon cancer, urinary tract infections, constipation, cavities, compromised immune systems… I can keep going for pages and pages. Don’t want bladder cancer? Drink more water. A Harvard University study of nearly 50,000 men found that the risk of this painful and deadly condition drops by 7 percent for every cup of water you drink daily. Don’t want a heart attack? Drink more water. The Adventist Health Study, which followed more than 20,000 people, determined that people who drink five or more glasses of water per day have half the risk of dying from heart disease compared to people who drank two glasses or less.

Drink water and drink it often.

This is an excerpt from Pillar #3 in the Engine 2 Seven-Day Rescue Diet on why we don’t drink our food.

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Plant Based 4 Health Zoom meeting Nov. 12th – Stephanie Spencer

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Hello friends!

Hope you’re all hanging in there on this wild ride that is the year 2020! 

Our next Zoom “Plant Based for Health” meeting will be November 12th at 7 pm.  Don’t worry, I’ll send another reminder email the day before.  Please check out our “Plant Based for Health Society of Central Arkansas” Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/groups/341011650451851.  

We’ll be discussing the eternal “what do you do at the holidays” dilemma and I want to invite all of you to post your favorite Plant Based Thanksgiving dishes with recipes on the Facebook page in advance. 

We’ll also hear a Plant Based Transformation story from a heart attack survivor and if we have time, I’ll discuss the “order of importance” when converting to a Plant Based Diet.  

Stay safe and we’ll see you soon!

Stephanie

Plant-Based Nutrition Basics – Dr. Garth Davis, MD | Plant-Based News

Speaking at ‘The Real Truth About Health’ conference, Dr. Garth Davis lays the foundations for a healthier diet and lifestyle – what to avoid, what to eat more of and do more of – simple steps to get people moving (literally and figuratively) towards better health.

0:38 – carb counting

1:00 – the longevity diet

1:35 – what to eat for a healthy weight long term

2:26 – whole foods – insulin response and appetite

2:50 – fibre and calorie density

4:00 – oils – misleading portion sizes

5:40 – misplaced carb fear/satiating foods

6:23 – teaching cooking – keep it simple

6:55 – taking pleasure in food

7:40 – hungry? eat an apple first

8:15 – you have time to exercise

8:50 – the best exercise to lose weight

9:20 – NEAT: movement – step counters, bio-feedback and goals

10:55 – video: motivating yourself

12:37 – simple answers: adding 14 years to your life

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The Many Health Benefits Of Fasting – Alan Goldhamer, D.C. | The Real Truth About Health

The Many Health Benefits Of Fasting by Alan Goldhamer, D.C.

Articulate, inspiring and energetic, Dr. Goldhamer is one of the most pioneering and dedicated visionaries in health today. An outspoken professional who doesn’t shy away from a spirited debate, he is deeply committed to helping people stuck in self-destructive cycles reclaim their ability to change their lives.

Dr. Goldhamer has supervised the fasts of thousands of patients. Under his guidance, the Center has become one of the premier training facilities for doctors wishing to gain certification in the supervision of therapeutic fasting.

Dr. Goldhamer was the principal investigator in two landmark studies. The first: “Medically Supervised Water-Only Fasting in the Treatment of Hypertension” appeared in the June 2001 issue of the Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics. Its publication marked a turning point in the evolution of evidence supporting the benefits of water-only fasting. The second study: “Medically Supervised Water-Only Fasting in the Treatment of Borderline Hypertension,” appeared in the October 2002 issue of the Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine.

Currently, Dr. Goldhamer is directing a team that is developing a prospective study, incorporating random assignment and long-term follow-up on the cost and clinical outcomes in the treatment of diabetes and high blood pressure with fasting and a health-promoting diet.

After completing his chiropractic education at Western States Chiropractic College in Portland, Oregon, Dr. Goldhamer traveled to Australia, where he became licensed as an osteopathic physician. He is the author of The Health Promoting Cookbook and co-author of The Pleasure Trap: Mastering The Hidden Force That Undermines Health and Happiness.

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Why Self Care Isn’t Selfish | Goodbye Lupus by Brooke Goldner, M.D.

So many people with chronic illness struggle with self-care. .

They can understand eating to get healthy, but the idea of taking time out to just relax and feel happy feels like they are being a bad person who is selfish. .

Here is some coaching from my 6 Week Rapid Recovery Group on this topic that I hope can help you too.

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So many people with chronic illness struggle with self-care. November 20, and will run over Thanksgiving and the winter holidays, so only sign up if you want to get better MORE than you want to eat all those traditional unhealthy foods because there are no cheat days on rapid recovery!

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You can learn more about the group at https://goodbyelupus.com/work-with-do…

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If you haven’t learned the nutrition plan yet make sure you go to goodbyelupus.com and click on the free classes this week! For more info: ► Subscribe to My Channel: http://www.youtube.com/c/BrookeGoldnerMD ►Where to follow and listen to Dr. G: ►FREE WEBINAR: http://goodbyelupus.com/6-steps-to-re… ►FREE healing recipes and support: SmoothieShred.com ►Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/goodbyelupus/ ►Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/drgoldner ►Twitter: https://twitter.com/VeganMedicalDoc ►To learn more about rapid recovery or make an appointment with Dr. G go to http://goodbyelupus.com ►6 Week Rapid Recovery Group: http://goodbyelupus.com/group-healing Dr.

Brooke Goldner is a board certified medical doctor and the author of 3 best-selling books, Goodbye Autoimmune Disease, Goodbye Lupus and Green Smoothie Recipes to Kick-Start Your Health & Healing. She has been featured in multiple documentaries such as Eating You Alive, Whitewashed, and The Conspiracy Against Your Health, has been featured on TV news and the Home & Family Show, as well as many radio shows and podcasts, and is a highly sought after keynote speaker, who shares the stage regularly with Drs. Ornish, Esselstyn, Bernard Greger and T. Colin Campbell, to name a few. She has been featured on the front cover of Vegan Health & Fitness Magazine 3 times, including the current cover of Fit Over Forty. She is a graduate of the Temple University School of Medicine, was Chief Resident at UCLA-Harbor Residency, and holds a certificate in Plant-Based Nutrition from Cornell University. She is the founder of GoodbyeLupus.com, VeganMedicalDoctor.com, and creator of the Hyper-nourishing Protocol for Lupus Recovery.

MEDICAL DISCLAIMER All the information provided by Brooke Goldner, M.D. and associated videos are strictly for informational purposes only. It is not intended as a substitute for advice from your health care provider or physician. The information provided by Brooke Goldner, M.D. and associated videos cannot be used to make a diagnosis or treat any health condition. The information is not advice, and should not be treated as such. The information in this video is provided “as is” without any representations or warranties, express or implied. Brooke Goldner, M.D. is not acting as your medical provider. —-

Aaya’s Table — A CNS Microgrant Recipient Provides Hospitals With Culinary Assistance – Center for Nutrition Studies

 

Aaya’s Table — A CNS Microgrant Recipient Provides Hospitals With Culinary Assistance

The following is an article from a Community Leads grant recipient.

A weathered envelope with international stamps delivered from India would sometimes arrive in my family’s mailbox. First to our townhouse in Australia and then, when we moved to the US, all the way to the suburbs of Minneapolis. As a child, these letters always brought a big smile to my face because they would be addressed to a “Master Varun,” the polite British English title used for a boy too young to be called “Mister.” Growing up, I only ever heard two people address anyone that way—the character Alfred from the Batman comics and my thaatha (grandfather) who hailed from the small village of Tindivanam and kept his English sharp with those letters to me.

Soon after I turned eleven, those beloved letters stopped coming.We had gone earlier that year to India to visit our extended family, but the trip turned from joyous and relaxing to a panicked health crisis when I was awoken in the middle of the night on the remote family farm by the sound of thaatha’s loud groans, coughing, and spitting. Hours later in the hospital, I learned that thaatha had been suffering from congestive heart failure. He survived the night, but lived only a few months longer. He was 67 years old.

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The following year, my thaatha on my father’s side passed suddenly from a cardiac event at 68 years of age. Next, an uncle passed away from complications from a stroke he had suffered in his early 40s a decade earlier. A couple years after that, my mom’s only brother, 47 at the time, succumbed to a massive heart attack. My aaya (grandmother) was the longest-living relative I knew, living to a grand 75 years of age, out living a son and husband, and enduring worsening diabetes for nearly fifteen years before we got the late-night overseas call that is infamous among many immigrants with family abroad. By college, I had a genuine fear any time the phone rang past seven or eight in the evening. The creeping thought was always: “Who is it this time?” After a ten-year respite, my father’s oldest sister died suddenly at 62 after her previously untreated diabetes progressed to kidney disease, and my 24-year-old cousin lost his battle with leukemia. Like many southeast Asians, my fate seemed sealed by genetics.

Aaya’s Table

Considering my family history, it should be no big surprise that I was pre-med in college. Joining the world of medicine was the only way I could think to avenge or somehow honor the deaths in the family. I wound up becoming a biomedical engineer and found great satisfaction in product development in the medical device industry. I started as a bright-eyed kid whose every working moment was filled with the promise and potential of improving medicine and helping people. It took almost ten years in the industry, beginning at a startup and working my way into a large corporation, before I identified a glaring contradiction: despite the advancements in medical technology that I was a part of, the prevalence of chronic illness was continuing to grow and our healthcare system was struggling to manage it.

I always cite The China Study as the big inspiration for pivoting my career. My partner at the time (now fiancé) had recommended it for my long commutes, and the timing of when I finished it was really uncanny. I finished it just before landing in New Orleans for the Orthopedic Research Society conference. Normally I would gravitate toward the talks and presentations with the most novel science behind them, but that conference I found myself revisiting this one particular poster from the Midwest detailing how newer joint replacement implants didn’t survive much better than age-old tech because of obesity, diabetes, and other chronic illnesses that I had just been reading could be prevented with food. It was a lightbulb moment for me, and also very humbling since I was the lead engineer designing a robotically implanted, 3D-printed knee replacement device.

A few months later, I took on a role as Brand Ambassador for Beyond Meat, who were not yet public. I didn’t know exactly how to do it, but I wanted to be part of the movement of weaning America off the foods deleterious to their health. As a bonus, Beyond Meat still had that exciting startup feel that I was missing from the earliest part of my career. I began by working evenings and weekends to help share my newfound passion for plant-based nutrition.

By then I essentially had one foot out the door of the medical device industry but since I’m rather risk averse, I was still waiting for my own vision of how to influence healthcare. There’s a proverb that with every step one takes, regardless of knowing the particular direction, it’s the right step and will beget the next; standing still gets you nowhere. Over the six months or so, I had facetime with close to a thousand individuals that allowed me to discuss not only plant-based meat alternatives, but also the underlying motivations and challenges of lifestyle change. The common challenge I heard again and again was the need for more resources and support. Connecting the dots between eating well and achieving improved health is not always obvious or easy. By early 2019, I had the direction I needed to start Aaya’s Table and a mission to bring healthy, whole food, plant-based (WFPB) home cooking to diverse American homes.

In name and purpose Aaya’s Table pays homage to family history, both mine and those of too many others that have seen the effects of chronic illness on their loved ones. Whereas we typically associate grandma’s cooking and those special family recipes with comfort and homeliness, I want to also solidify the link between that food and good health. Following a predominantly plant-based diet to improve wellbeing does not have to mean forgoing the good food we grew up eating. In many cases, the old culinary traditions were in fact better for us than we ever realized. The Aaya’s Table team works with our clients to learn about their preferred cuisines and food aversions to ensure that they keep the familiar flavors while leaving behind the added oils, sugars, and animal products we know cause chronic disease.

Aaya’s Table — A CNS Microgrant Recipient Provides Hospitals With Culinary Assistance

This personalized approach emphasizes cultural significance. The ability to cater meal plans to people of all backgrounds is a major differentiator for us, and stems in part from my own challenges when becoming plant-based. I grew up eating the most flavorful and spicy Indian dishes, most of which begin with a sauté of onion, garlic, ginger and spices in heaping of oil or butter—a thali or takda. That’s the backbone of a lot of the food I love, so when I decided to change my diet, and to become WFPB at that, I couldn’t relate to many of the recipes out there. Many of our clients face similar challenges when trying to embrace change, and we believe that it does a big disservice to give up the complex flavors and aromas of their generations-old family recipes in exchange for brown rice and steamed veggies. So, we strive for even better than the middle ground and more than just a sprinkle of dried chili flakes.

Ultimately, I want delicious meals to lead to impressive stories of health regained. Aaya’s Table is the culinary arm that physicians embracing lifestyle change can refer their patients to. That relationship and trust with healthcare providers is not altogether different from those from my medical device days. Only now, I’m proud to be able to share with them the success stories of individuals partaking in our Culinary Rehabilitation (CuReTM) Program. We have some strong early results, but there remains a long journey before “food as medicine” takes its rightful place as a cornerstone of our healthcare system. Hopefully Aaya’s Table can make some significant contributions along with the inspiring work of other plant-based leaders.

Eat well, feel better.
-Varun Ponmudi

The T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies (CNS) is committed to increasing awareness of the extraordinary impact that food has on the health of our bodies, our communities, and our planet. In support of this commitment, CNS has created a Community Leads service initiative to empower sustainable food-based initiatives around the world by providing grants to enable innovative start-ups and to propel the growth of existing initiatives. Please consider making a donation to this great cause. 100% of your donation will go to support initiatives like the one you just read about in this article.

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