Why Almost Everything Dean Ornish Says about Nutrition Is Wrong. - San Francisco Stem Cell Treatment Center

Why Almost Everything Dean Ornish Says about Nutrition Is Wrong.

Why Almost Everything Dean Ornish Says about Nutrition Is Wrong.

UPDATED: With Dean Ornish’s Response

A critique of the diet guru’s views on high-protein diets, followed by a response from Ornish and a reply from the author

Last month, an op–ed in The New York Times argued that high-protein and high-fat diets are to blame for America’s ever-growing waistline and incidence of chronic disease. The author, Dean Ornish, founder of the nonprofit Preventive Medicine Research Institute, is no newcomer to these nutrition debates. For 37 years he has been touting the benefits of very low-fat, high-carbohydrate, vegetarian diets for preventing and reversing heart disease. But the research he cites to back up his op–ed claims is tenuous at best. Nutrition is complex but there is little evidence our country’s worsening metabolic ills are the fault of protein or fat. If anything, our attempts to eat less fat in recent decades have made things worse.

Read the full article

San Francisco Stem Cell Treatment Center

Subscribe To Our Newsletter

Join our mailing list to receive the latest news and updates from our team.

Thank you for your interest in the San Francisco Stem Cell Treatment Center. You have been added to our list.