Matthew Nagra is a Naturopathic Doctor and is a passionate advocate for evidence-based nutrition as medicine. After struggling with various health issues throughout his childhood he turned to a plant-based diet, which improved nearly every health concern he had. Now through social media, public speaking, and eventually in his practice, his goal is to help others do the same. Matthew also volunteers for nutritionfacts.org and spends his weekends volunteering at a farm sanctuary. When he's not so busy he enjoys playing sports, particularly soccer, and is always representing the plant-based lifestyle. Dr. Nagra is a graduate of the CNS and eCornell Plant-Based Nutrition Certificate. Follow him on Instagram @dr.matthewnagra or visit his website at drmatthewnagra.com.
Soy products have become quite controversial with claims that they are estrogenic, cause breast cancer, are heavily processed and genetically modified. Dr. Nagra clears up this confusion by explaining the myths around soy.
If you have been interested in nutrition for some time, you will likely have come across the blood type diet. The idea behind it is that those with certain blood types gain better health outcomes on specific diets; it was popularized in 1996 by Dr. Peter D’Adamo’s bestselling book, Eat Right 4 Your Type. While … Continued