Information from the National Institutes of Health. Obesity is a chronic condition that affects more than one in three adults and about 17 percent of children and adolescents in the United States. More than one in three adults is overweight. Being overweight or obese increases your risk of type 2 diabetes, heart disease, stroke, fatty liver disease, kidney disease, and other health issues.
Brenda Davis, RD, internationally renowned speaker and educator, godmother of plant-based nutrition, and the 2022 Plantrician Project Luminary Award winner, discusses her planned lecture with Dr. Scott Stoll in advance of the 10th Annual Int'l Plant-Based Nutrition Healthcare Conference. In this quick but informative interview, Ms. Davis discusses her planned lecture for PBNHC2022 including:
- What we know about the different in nutritional intake and diet quality across differing dietary patterns.
- Detail about the specific nutrients of concern at various stages of the Lifecycle – from infancy to old age including our needs for: protein, iron, zinc, calcium, b12, iodine, omega fatty acids and more.
- Two of the most exciting things her research on plant-based nutrition has revealed in recent years.