The Latest From The Plant-Based Pharmacist
America is obsessed with protein, and it’s causing an untold amount of pain, suffering, and premature death. And the sad thing is, it’s all preventable. Garth Davis, MD is one of the country’s most highly respected and top bariatric surgeons who sees the health consequences of this epidemic every single day, as patient after […]
In this article, I will discuss treatment options as it pertains to using diet versus medications in Crohn’s disease.
Every plant-based foodie needs a great salad dressing. Eating greens plain would be bitter and boring otherwise. Solution – my Orange Citrus Vinaigrette Dressing. This dressing is tangy and delicious! It makes eating a salad fun and enjoyable. Now you can get all those phytonutrients from your greens AND your dressing with this no-oil salad […]
This article explains what HDL cholesterol is, how it works, and how well the approach of taking a pill to correct low HDL levels has worked so far in our quest for better heart health.
On October 31, 2005, my father passed away from complications related to an autoimmune disease. Six years later, in September 2011, after many visits to various doctors and numerous lab tests, I was diagnosed with the same disease—systemic lupus with a positive double marker of rheumatoid arthritis (RA). My ANA was 1:40 and very specific […]
This article will define iron deficiency, explain what causes iron deficiency anemia, and detail treatment options and potential side effects of iron replacement therapy.
Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) has become increasingly common amongst Western cultures. This chronic disease is now estimated to affect up to 27.8% of North America and 25.9% of Europe.1 With 1 out of every 4 people suffering from this condition, it is not surprising that direct and indirect healthcare costs associated with GERD in the […]
This kale and butternut squash veggie soup is the perfect way to warm up a cold, chilly winter evening.
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My mission is to provide reliable, high-quality, evidenced-based health and wellness information to enrich the lives of both patients and medical professionals alike, with an emphasis on the powers of plant-based nutrition and lifestyle medicine in the prevention and reversal of our most common chronic diseases.
— Dustin Rudolph, PharmD, BCPS