DR. BAIDUC'S RECOMMENDATIONS
EAT MORE OF THIS
Fruits, Vegetables, whole grains (quinoa, farro, brown rice, barley, whole wheat not multi-grain products), yams, legumes (beans, lentils, organic non-gmo soy beans), herbs, spices, water, soy beverage (made of water and organic soy beans only), almond milk, some nuts and seeds (flax, chia, hemp seeds)
EAT LESS OF THIS (PREFERABLY NONE OF THIS)
Processed foods, (white) flour, sugar, high fructose corn syrup, honey, soda, processed meats (bacon, salami, deli meat, sausage), meat / animal products (beef, pork, chicken, fish, turkey, sea food, cow's milk, cheese, eggs), white rice
Don't Drink (Eat red grapes for resveratrol instead)
Don't use any drugs
walk briskly 30-40 min per day at least 5 days a week if possible
do regular weight lifting / resistance training as tolerated
Stay active socially and spiritually– connect with friends and family regularly.
Do relaxation / breathing exercises
DR. BAIDUC'S RECOMMENDATIONS
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(AUDIO-) BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS
The China Study (Revised & Expanded) by T. Colin Campbell, PhD
Proteinaholic: How our Obsession with Meat is Killing us by Garth Davis, MD
How Not to Die by Michael Greger, MD
The Cheese Trap by Neal D. Barnard, MD
Eat for the Planet by Nil Zacharias and Gene Stone
The Forks Over Knives Plan: How to Transition to the Life-Saving, Whole-Food, Plant-Based Diet by Alona Pulde M.D. and Matthew Lederman M.D.
Power Foods for the Brain by Neal D. Barnard
The Alzheimer’s Solution by Dean Sherzai, MD & Ayesha Sherzai, MD
Fast Food Genocide by Joel Fuhrmann, MD
Dr. Neal Barnard’s Program for Reversing Diabetes by Neal Barnard, MD
Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease by Caldwell Esselstyn, Jr., MD
Dr. Ornish’s Program for Reverting Heart Disease by Dean Ornish, MD
Ageless Vegan: The Secret to Living a Long and Healthy Plant-Based Life by Tracye & Mary McQuirter
Bright Line Eating by Susan Peirce Thompson, PH.D.
FOR RECIPES / COOKING INSPIRATION
LEARN HOW TO COOK
How Not To Die Cookbook by Michael Greger, MD
The Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease Cookbook: Over 125 Delicious, Life-Changing, Plant-Based Recipes by Ann Crile Esselstyn & Jane Esselstyn
Dr. Neal Barnard's Cookbook for Reversing Diabetes: 150 Recipes Scientifically Proven to Reverse Diabetes Without Drugs by Neal Barnard, Dreena Burton
Forks Over Knives: The Plant-Based Way to Health by Gene Stone
Forks Over Knives - The Cookbook: Over 300 Recipes for Plant-Based Eating All Through the Year by Del Sroufe
Plant-Powered Families: Over 100 Kid-Tested, Whole-Foods Vegan Recipes by Dreena Burton
Forks Over Knives Plan by Alona Pulde, MD & Matthew Lederman, MD
Chloe's Vegan Italian Kitchen: 150 Pizzas, Pastas, Pestos, Risottos, & Lots of Creamy Italian Classics by Chloe Coscarelli (may have to modify some recipes to cut out salt and oil)
Chloe's Kitchen: 125 Easy, Delicious Recipes for Making the Food You Love the Vegan Way by Chloe Coscarelli (may have to modify some recipes to cut out salt and oil)
Chloe Flavor: Saucy, Crispy, Spicy, Vegan by Chloe Coscarelli (may have to modify some recipes to cut out salt and oil)
Mic is a science writer currently getting his Master's in Public Health. He is a wealth of knowledge and his videos are thorough, factual, scientific, very well made and often funny at the same time. I often find myself "binge watching" Mic The Vegan.
This is my YouTube channel which is still in its infancy. I am planning to start uploading regularly and to also put up some of the talks I give now and again. I am hoping to provide valuable information and support to you.
Vitamin D3, I like brand “Doctor’s Best”
DHA & EPA (Omega-3 Algae Oil capsules), I like brand “Testa” (instead of fish or fish oil)
VEGAN OMEGA 3 sugar free gummies by BeLive
Women of childbearing age who do not eat plenty greens might consider: folate (not folic acid), I like "Doctor's Best"
Most people do not need this, however if you do need it I would recommend this protein supplement: Vega One All-In-One Plant Based Protein Powder