Episode 0202: Health Starts on the Farm
Board-certified in internal medicine, Ron Weiss, MD is a primary care doctor in New Jersey, who serves as Executive Director of Ethos Health and as Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School. Dr. Weiss is not only a physician but also a botanist and farmer, and he offers an evidence-based, food-as-medicine approach to healing from chronic illness and optimizing wellness. To this end, he has presented at national whole-foods, plant-based gatherings including Plantstock and VegFest, and he has been featured in top media, including The New York Times and The Today Show.
Dr. Weiss is on the podcast today to talk about his own theory that a whole foods plant-based diet can prevent and reverse disease In this episode, we cover:
Anecdotal evidence of reversal of disease patients in his own practice.
How fitness, mindset, sleep, emotional health fit into a reversal of chronic illnesses
The readiness for change model
The biochemical aspect of food addiction
The cost of illness
Tricks for saving money on fresh produce
The actual cost of conventional produce and farming practices
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