Can a plant-based diet boost metabolic rate and affect how body fat is stored and burned? Nutrition researcher and New York Times bestselling author Dr. Neal Barnard, answers a resounding YES!!

Dr. Barnard joins the show to discuss how foods affect our hormones and our health.  In his new book, Your Body in Balance, Dr. Barnard shares the science behind how common hormone-related conditions like infertility, weight gain, menopausal symptoms, breast and prostate cancers, thyroid problems, and acne, can be affected by and improved by simple diet changes. 

Dr. Barnard, is president of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, founder of the Barnard Medical Center, an Adjunct Professor of Medicine at the George Washington University School of Medicine, and a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology. His federally funded diabetes research revolutionized the nutritional approaches to type 2 diabetes, and he now aims to empower readers with life-changing information on hormones and health. He has written more than 19 books on nutrition and health.

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