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    After taking heat from meat and dairy industries, Dr. Neal Barnard won t back down A crusading doctor who writes books about losing weight and saving your
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      After taking heat from meat and dairy industries, Dr. Neal Barnard won't
      back down

      A crusading doctor who writes books about losing weight and saving your
      brain through a plant-based diet. A medical researcher whose work is
      published in peer-reviewed journals. A dedicated foe of processed meats. Or
      a son troubled by watching his father and grandparents become strangers
      through Alzheimer's disease.

      Dr. Neal Barnard is all of the above.

      The founder and mainstay of the Washington, D.C.-based Physicians Committee
      for Responsible Medicine has a new book, Power Foods for The Brain. As in
      his previous works on preventing diabetes and losing weight, he promotes a
      low-fat diet of grains, nuts, legumes, fruits and vegetables as a strong
      tonic, this time for preventing Alzheimer's disease. His "three-step plan
      to protect your mind and strengthen your memory" also suggests lots of
      sleep, exercise and mental stimulation.

      Doesn't sound too shocking, but the good doctor has his share of critics in
      the meat and dairy industries who aren't happy with his no-holds-barred
      attacks on meat, eggs and all dairy products.

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      full story:
      http://www.leaderpost.com/health/Vegan+rock+star+touts+plant+based+diet/8238210/story.html

      SEE ALSO:
      GMO fears do not 'translate to the average consumer'

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