Episode 0202: Health Starts on the Farm

Health Starts on the Farm with Dr. Ron Weiss

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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In this show, we mention:

The China Study

How Not to Die

Eat to Live

Dr. Valter Longo's Longevity Diet

Ethos Farm Day Events

Prochaska's Readiness for Change Model 

Forks Over Knives 

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