Micaela Karlsen, PhD is speaker, author, and currently serves as Director of the Lifestyle Medicine Economic Research Consortium, a joint initiative of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine and the Lifestyle Medicine Institute. She is the founder of PlantBasedResearch.org, an online database of peer-reviewed research relevant to plant-based nutrition. Micaela is also the previous Executive Director of the T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies.
With all of the mounting excitement over nutrition and its possibilities in the media, the volume of health messages are increasing and many people are drowning in a sea of confusing and sometimes contradictory information.
The Paleo Diet is championed by Dr. Loren Cordain, professor of health and exercise science at Colorado State University
This misguided preoccupation with one individual macronutrient has a long history in our culture, as Dr. T. Colin Campbell has documented in his own writing, in The China Study, in his book Whole, and in the online courses offered by the T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies.
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