The Latest From The Plant-Based Pharmacist
Crohn’s disease is a serious chronic illness affecting millions of people across the globe. Its effects can be debilitating and life changing, but it doesn’t have to.
The best defense against CD is early detection if you are experiencing signs and symptoms of the disease, followed by positive diet and lifestyle changes. Adopting a whole foods, plant-based diet is key to this. Simply receiving a diagnosis of CD without making these diet or lifestyle changes will only guarantee further worsening of the disease.
Be good to your body and your body will be good to you.
This lentil soup was inspired by Anne and Jane Esselystyn’s recipe Polly’s Lentil Soup in their masterpiece The Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease Cookbook. I made several changes that came from my sister’s lentil soup to come up with this recipe.
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 […]
My name is Paul Chatlin. I was born in Detroit, Michigan and have lived in West Bloomfield, Michigan since 1971. I am 57 years old. In May of 2013, I was diagnosed with heart disease. One of my arteries was 100% blocked and two others were 65% blocked. I had leaky valves and an enlarged heart, […]
I wanted to take time today to highlight one particular class of antibiotics that I think warrants caution before being used. This would be the fluoroquinolone class of antibiotics—Levaquin (levofloxacin), Cipro (ciprofloxacin), and Avelox (moxifloxacin).
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 […]
Here you’ll find ten holiday favorites made without using animal products. These are all easy recipes you can make yourself.
Obstructive sleep apnea is a medical condition that can severely impact the quality of life of those who suffer from it. The primary focus of a successful treatment regimen for patients with sleep apnea should target sustained, long-term weight loss and lifestyle adjustments.
My Mission To You
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