References

Works cited: references, resources and studies

DEFINING A WHOLE FOODS, PLANT-BASED DIET:

  • Campbell, TC, Campbell, TM, The China Study; Startling Implications for Diet, Weight Loss and Long-Term Health. Dallas, TX: BenBella Books, Inc; 2006
  • Blaney D, Diehl H. The optimal diet: the official CHIP cookbook. Hagerstown, MD: Autumn House Publishing; 2009 Jan 1.
  • McDougall, JA, McDougall M. (1997). The new McDougall cookbook: 300 delicious ultra-low-fat recipes. New York, NY: Plume; 1997 Jan 1
  • Esselstyn CB Jr, Gendy G, Doyle J, Golubic m, Roizen MF, A way to reverse CAD? Jour Fam Prac 2014 July; 63(7). http://dresselstyn.com/JFP_06307_Article1.pdf
  • McDougall, J, When a Friend Asks: Why Do You Avoid Adding Vegetable Oils? McDougall Newsletter, Vol. 6, No. 8, August 2007. https://www.drmcdougall.com/misc/2007nl/aug/oils.htm

OVERALL BENEFITS OF A WHOLE FOODS, PLANT-BASED DIET:

  • Phillip J Tuso, MD; Mohamed H Ismail, MD; Benjamin P Ha, MD; Carole Bartolotto, MA, RD, The Permanente Journal: Nutrition Update for Physicians: Plant-Based Diets. Perm J 2013 Spring; 17(2):61-66. http://www.thepermanentejournal.org/issues/2013/spring/5117-nutrition.html
  • Lillian Kent, Darren Morton, Trevor Hurlow, Paul Rankin, Althea Hanna, Hans Diehl. Long-term effectiveness of the community-based Complete Health Improvement Program (CHIP) lifestyle intervention: a cohort study. British Medical Journal (BMJ Open): 2013-003751  Paper is available at: http://bmjopen.bmj.com/cgi/content/full/bmjopen-2013-003751
  • Aldana SG, Greenlaw RL, Diehl HA, Salberg A, Merrill RM, Ohmine S, Thomas C. Effects of an intensive diet and physical activity modification program on the health risks of adults. Journal of the American Dietetic Association 2005 Mar;105(3):371-381.  Abstract   Full article (PDF)

OBESITY:

  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Strategies to Prevent Obesity and Other Chronic Diseases: The CDC Guide to Strategies to Increase the Consumption of Fruits and Vegetables. Atlanta: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; 2011.
  • Farmer B, Larson BT, Fulgoni VL 3rd, Rainville AJ, Liepa GU. A vegetarian dietary pattern as a nutrient-dense approach to weight management: an analysis of the national health and nutrition examination survey 1999-2004. J Am Diet Assoc 2011 Jun;111(6): 819-27. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jada.2011.03.012

CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE:

  • Macknin M, Kong T, Weier A, et al. Plant-based, no-added-fat or American Heart Association diets: impact on cardiovascular risk in obese children with hypercholesterolemia and their parents. J Pediatr. Published online on February 12, 2015.
  • Key TJ, Fraser GE, Thorogood M, et al. Mortality in vegetarians and non-vegetarians: a collaborative analysis of 8300 deaths among 76,000 men and women in five prospective studies. Public Health Nutr 1998 Mar;1(1):33-41.
  • Rankin P, Morton DP, Diehl HA, Gobble J, Morey P, Chang E. Effectiveness of a Volunteer-Delivered Lifestyle Modification Program for Reducing Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors. American Journal of Cardiology 2012 Jan.  Full article (PDF file)

HYPERTENSION:

DIABETES:

  • Snowdon DA, Phillips RL. Does a vegetarian diet reduce the occurrence of diabetes? Am J Public Health 1985 May;75(5):507- 12. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.2105/AJPH.75.5.507
  • Sabaté J, Wien M. Vegetarian diets and childhood obesity prevention. Am J Clin Nutr 2010 May;91(5):1525S-1529S. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3945/ajcn.2010.28701F
  • Dexter Shurney, MD, MBA, MPH; Sandra Hyde, MSPS; Kristina Hulsey, MSPS. CHIP Lifestyle Program at Vanderbilt University Demonstrates an Early ROI for a Diabetic Cohort in a Workplace Setting: A Case Study. Journal of Managed Care Medicine 2012;15(4).  Full article (PDF file)
  • Heike S. Englert, Hans A. Diehl, Roger L. Greenlaw, and Steve Aldana. The Effects of Lifestyle Modification on Glycemic Levels and Medication Intake: The Rockford CHIP. IntechOpen: Open Science, Open Minds 2012 Oct.  Full article (PDF file)

MEDIMEALS NUTRITIONAL STANDARDS:

  • Campbell, TC, Campbell, TM, The China Study; Startling Implications for Diet, Weight Loss and Long-Term Health. Dallas, TX: BenBella Books, Inc; 2006
  • Blaney D, Diehl H. The optimal diet: the official CHIP cookbook. Hagerstown, MD: Autumn House Publishing; 2009 Jan 1.
  • McDougall, JA, McDougall M. (1997). The new McDougall cookbook: 300 delicious ultra-low-fat recipes. New York, NY: Plume; 1997 Jan 1
  • Esselstyn CB Jr, Gendy G, Doyle J, Golubic m, Roizen MF, A way to reverse CAD? Jour Fam Prac 2014 July; 63(7). http://dresselstyn.com/JFP_06307_Article1.pdf
  • McDougall, J, When a Friend Asks: Why Do You Avoid Adding Vegetable Oils? McDougall Newsletter, Vol. 6, No. 8, August 2007.https://www.drmcdougall.com/misc/2007nl/aug/oils.htm