2019 Conference Presentations

Dear Conference Attendee,

Thank you for attending the 7th annual, International Plant-based Nutrition Healthcare Conference. We hope you enjoyed the conference.

We were pleased to bring you the premier educational conference showcasing one of the most powerful concepts in disease prevention: a plant-based, whole foods diet. Conference sessions focused on the review of current and progressive scientific research, conveyed the impressive evidence of the disease prevention and reversal capabilities of a plant-based diet—an efficacious and virtually risk-free protocol.

Please see below the PDF’s of the presentations from the 2019 Conference. We offer these files as an important and helpful resource and hope you find them educational. If you wish to use the slides you should ask permission of the presenter. If you should reference any of the content of the presentations, please make sure you credit the respective presenter.

Finally, there are a few presentations that were not made available. If you are interested in those presentations, please contact the specific presenter to request access to his/her presentation. Thank you for your cooperation.

Once again thank you for your attendance and we hope we fulfilled all of your expectations. If you have questions or need assistance, please contact us at 561-810-6713 or

Best in health!

Sunday, September 22

Opening Dinner and Keynote
The Power of the Plate: The Science of Regeneration and Sustainability
Scott Stoll, MD

Monday, September 23

Un Do It: Using Lifestyle Changes to Reverse Chronic Disease 
Dean Ornish, MD 

Food Addiction and the Steps to Sustainable Freedom 
Nicole Avena, PhD 

The Hidden Connections: Tendon Health and Nutrition 
Jimmy H. Conway, MD 

Angiogenesis and Health Defenses: A Systems-based Approach to Plant-based Prevention and Intervention 
William Li, MD 

Things I Wish I Learned In Med School: A Guide to De-Prescribing Medications Used to Treat Lifestyle-Related Diseases
James Loomis, Jr., MD, MBA

Adherence is Not the Enemy: Why Patients Still Benefit From a Plant-based Diet Regardless of 100% Adherence 
Brie Turner-McGrievy, PhD, MS, RD

Plant-Based vs. Omnivore For Gut Health: The effect of a low-FODMAP diet on the microbiome when treating SIBO/IBS 
Angie Sadeghi, MD 

Tuesday, September 24

Overcoming Insulin Resistance: Keys to Restoring Insulin Sensitivity 
Cyrus Khambatta, PhD 

Solutions for the Obesity Epidemic: Understanding the Role of Nutrition and Lifestyle Medicine 
Garth Davis, MD 

Nutritional Foundations for Pediatric Populations: Growing Healthier Children 
Jackie Busse, MD 

Soil, Food Production and Human Health 
Jeff Tkach 

Fast Food Genocide 
Joel Fuhrman, MD 

A Cure for the Broken Heart: The Role of Diet and Stress in Heart Disease
Columbus Batiste, MD, FACC, FSCAI 

Nutriton, Cognition and Dementia 
Ayesha Sherzai, MD and Dean Sherzai, MD, PhD 

Luminary Award Presentation and Discussion: What Years of Experience Shows About the Power of Plants for Human Health 
Neal D. Barnard, MD, FACC 

Wednesday, September 25

Population Health 
Marcy Madrid 

Diabetes and Beta Cell Regeneration 
Hana Kahleova, M.D., Ph.D., M.B.A. 

Evidence Based Weight Loss 
Michael Greger, MD 

Lunch and Panel Discussion: Everyday Ideas for Your Practice
Scott Stoll, MD
Andy Bellatti, MS, RD
Michael Klaper, MD
Laurie Marbas, MD, MBA