At Healthways Medical Group we believe that the proper understanding of diet and nutrition are the foundation for good health and the recovery from disease. In our Plant Based Whole Food Diet Program, our doctor will be going over with you in one on one sessions in our month long program that covers everything you need to know to be successful in your new diet. Our program is exactly the one being taught all across America that is able to REVERSE diseases such as Obesity, Diabetes type 2, Hypertension, and High Cholesterol. The average weight loss for most patient is 10 pounds the first month! Other topics included are Anti-cancer strategies, Herbal medicines, and learning about superfoods loaded with nutrition.
Typical results of correct plant based diet after just a few months:
- Patient lost 17-20 lbs.
- Body Fat percentage went from 32% obese to 24% healthy.
- LDL dropped 22%
- Blood Pressure before diet 138/83; After diet 129/77
- 83% reduction in RX
- Increased energy levels
- Decreased inflammation reported and decreased overall symptoms
Here are some other amazing stats from other DOCTORS Who USE plant based dietS WITH their patients:
- 100 lb weight loss in 3 months!
- Previous Cholesterol 300 decreased 120 pts in 20 days!
- Triglycerides decreased 800 pts in 30 days.
- 15 lb weight loss in 1 month!
Your results will vary depending on your current state of health. This information is not being used to diagnose, cure or treat any patients and is being given soley for the purpose of education. Please see a doctor for medical problems.
Here are some disturbing FACTS about the Standard American Diet:
It’s estimated that a minimum of 80% of all healthcare dollars are spent on treatment of conditions that are preventable.
70% of Americans are overweight or obese.
Nearly one-half of the American population will be obese by 2030, according to a 2012 study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.
Childhood obesity has tripled in the last 30 years: One out of three American children is overweight or obese.
37% of our children who are not considered overweight have one or more cardiovascular risk factors.
According to Medicare: Health care expenditures in the United States were nearly $2.6 trillion in
2010, an average of $8,402 per person.
70 million Americans have hypertension, with elevated risk for stroke and heart attack.
The War on Cancer, waged by President Nixon, began over 40 years ago, yet, trends indicate that cancer is expected to become the leading cause of death in the U.S. by 2030, according to an ASCO report.
100M Americans have diabetes or pre-diabetes, with increased risk of amputation, heart disease, blindness, and limb loss.
Rates of type 2 diabetes increased by 22% among U.S. adults from 1999 to 2008.
Current trends suggest that one in three children born after 2000 will receive a type 2 diabetes diagnosis (for Hispanic children is 1 in 2).
Many experts project type 2 diabetes as the future global epidemic, with diagnosis projections as high as one in three individuals from industrialized nations that have adopted the Standard American Diet.
The share of the economy devoted to health care has increased from 7.2% in 1970 to 17.9% in 2009 and 2010, now at 18% of GDP.
The U.S. spends substantially more on health care than other developed countries. As of 2009, health spending in the U.S. was about 90% higher than in many other industrialized countries, yet it ranks near the bottom in health outcomes.
90% of the U.S. senior population consumes prescription drugs; with costs doubling in the last 30 years; complications associated with prescription drugs are the #4 cause of death with 45-50 million adverse events annually.
We’re experiencing prolonged morbidity, with life expectancy now surpassing 78 years, but with more degenerative disease; this is an alarming combination for U.S. healthcare costs.
THE TOXIC STANDARD AMERICAN DIET:
63% refined and processed foods: empty calories with no health benefit.
25% animal based products: meat, dairy and eggs; disease building blocks laden with fat and dietary cholesterol.
12% plant-based foods, with 6% of this being from French fries, leaving a paltry 6% of daily caloric intake coming from plant-based foods (this number also includes things like fruit juice and ketchup).
We’re consuming an average of 185 pounds of added sugar and sweeteners each year.
We’re consuming an average of 3,400 milligrams of salt a day, more than double the recommended amount (triple the amount recommended by many experts), with the majority derived from processed food.
Let's be honest and look at the evidence based science to support good nutritional ideas and teach people how to avoid preventable diseases. Are you ready to stop being sick and start being healthy? Do you believe that you can reverse your chronic illness? Let us help you with nutritional coaching that will teach you that food is medicine and how to use that knowledge to maximize your health by giving your body what it really needs to be healthy. Call today!