Host Ed Sutkowski talks with Neal D. Barnard, M.D., who is a clinical researcher, author, leading advocate for nutritional low-fat vegan diets, and Founder and President of Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine.
Neal D. Barnard, M.D. is an American physician, author, clinical researcher and founding president of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, an international network of physicians, scientists and laypeople who promote preventative medicine, conduct clinical research and promote higher standards in research. An advocate of low-fat vegan diets, he has also conducted research into alternatives to animal experimentation and has been active in the animal protection movement. As of 2012, he is an adjunct associate professor of medicine at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, serves as president of The Cancer Project and heads the Washington Center for Clinical Research, a PCRM subsidiary.
Barnard is the author of more than 50 published research papers on nutrition and its impact on human health and 12 books, including The 21-Day Weight Loss Kickstart (2011), Dr. Neal Barnard’s Program for Reversing Diabetes (2007), Breaking Food Seduction (2003) and Power Foods For the Brain (2013).