The Latest From The Plant-Based Pharmacist
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 […]
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 […]
A great tasting dip is a must for picnics, parties, or if you’re flying solo for snack time. This homemade, lemon-infused hummus dip rocks! Straight from my book, The Empty Medicine Cabinet, it’s the perfect hummus recipe for any occasion. Use it as a spread for vegetable wraps, as a dip for tasty baked crackers […]
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 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, […]
One of the most common questions I get from those who’ve adopted a plant-based lifestyle is, “How can I find a plant-based doctor?” Many who adopt a whole foods, plant-based (WFPB) diet do so for their health. They realize the food they put in their mouth has a profound effect on their overall health, be […]
One of my favorite homemade veggie burgers is my Black Bean and Brown Rice Burger. This is a delicious, filling plant-based burger that makes a wonderful substitute for a ground beef burger. Plus you get all the health benefits to go along with the taste. This recipe is rather quick and simple with only […]
This article will define iron deficiency, explain what causes iron deficiency anemia, and detail treatment options and potential side effects of iron replacement therapy.
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