At Finding My Psych, we support the adoption of a vegan diet as part of a holistic approach to healthy living. Several of the members of the Finding My Psych team have adopted a plant-based vegan lifestyle as part of their own personal journey to wellness.
Eating a plant-based vegan diet has been shown to have profound impact on health. The most notable work is by Dr. Dean Ornish, cardiologists and researcher. Ornish's work has shown that a diet free of animal products, when combined with exercise and stress reduction methods, can reverse the vascular damage resulting in heart disease.
If you are looking for specific peer-reviewed literature about the positive health benefits of eating a plant-based vegan diet, we recommend the following curated resources to get you started. Please feel free to reach out for more resources by submitting a information request:
- Dr. Dean Ornish: "Program for Reversing Heart Disease"
- Dr. Michael Greger: "How Not To Die"
- Philip J. Tuso, et al.: "Nutritional Update for Physicians: Plant-Based Diets"