For those who are interested in achieving and maintaining optimal health, there is a tremendous amount of confusing and misleading information to sift through. Many people, including myself, have tried numerous dietary approaches in order to find optimal health and have repeatedly come up short. Each of the diets claimed to be the best way for humans to eat and be optimally healthy.
Below is a video clip by Dr. John McDougall giving an overview of the best foods for optimal health, which are part of a starch based diet:
This video clip is from John’s video ‘John McDougall HealthFest 2017’
Dr. John A. McDougall is a physician and nutrition expert who teaches better health through vegetarian cuisine, John has been studying, writing, and speaking out about the effects of nutrition on disease for over 30 years. Dr. John and Mary McDougall believe that people should look and feel great for a lifetime. Unfortunately, many people unknowingly compromise their health through poor dietary habits.
A graduate of Michigan State University’s College of Human Medicine, Dr. McDougall performed his internship at Queen’s Medical Center in Honolulu, Hawaii, and his medical residency at the University of Hawaii. He is certified as an internist by the Board of Internal Medicine and the National Board of Medical Examiners. He and Mary are also the authors of several nationally best-selling books as well as the co-founders of Dr. McDougall’s Right Foods, which produces high quality vegetarian cuisine to make it easier for people to eat well on the go.
Dr. McDougall is the founder and director of the nationally renowned McDougall Program: a ten-day residential program that he and Mary McDougall host at a luxury resort in Santa Rosa, CA where medical miracles occur through diet and lifestyle changes. In addition to her formal training as a nurse, Mary McDougall provides many of the delicious recipes that make the McDougall Program not only possible, but also a pleasure. Dr. McDougall has cared for thousands of patients for almost 3 decades. His program not only promotes a broad range of dramatic and lasting health benefits but, most importantly, can also reverse serious illnesses including high blood pressure, heart disease, diabetes and others, all without the use of drugs.
John and Mary’s website:
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