Part 1 involves discussion around nutrition and chronic disease prevention, as well as whether or not we can truly reverse chronic diseases, such as cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, and cancer. To cap off the episode, we also discuss some of the common concerns around observational research.
Part 2 centres on the topics of plant-based diets and both fracture and stroke risk as numerous media headlines have suggested vegans and vegetarians are at higher risk of both in recent years.
Part 3 is focused on more of the typical myths and misconceptions around plant-based nutrition and fad diets, including a discussion on the nutritional adequacy of plant-based diets.
Dr. Matthew Nagra is a Naturopathic Doctor in Vancouver who is passionate about evidence-based nutrition and medicine. In addition to his online and public speaking work, he employs a wide range lifestyle interventions, including plant-based nutrition, as well as physical therapies in his practice to help his patients prevent or recover from chronic illnesses and physical injuries. Holding a Plant-Based Nutrition Certification from Cornell University and the T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies, he has penned several articles on the topic, underlining his specialized training in nutrition.