Conference Presentations 2017

Dear Conference Attendee,

Thank you for attending the 5th 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 presentations from the 2017 Conference. We offer these files as an important and helpful resource and hope you find them educational. These presentations ARE THE PROPERTY OF THE PRESENTER so please do not duplicate any slides. If you wish to use the slides in any way, you must ask permission of the presenter or risk being in violation of intellectual property laws. 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 844-344-2123 or

Best in health!

Sunday, September 24

Opening Dinner and Keynote
The Science and Psychology of Fat to Fit    
Scott Stoll, MD


Monday, September 25

Plant-Based Nutrition Scientific Foundations
Brenda Davis, RD

Can You Starve Cancer?
William Li, MD

Dangers of Dairy
T. Colin Campbell, PhD

Alzheimer's and Diet: New Research Frontiers
Ayesha Sherzai, MD and Dean Sherzai, MD

The Bitter Truth of Sugar Addiction
Robert H. Lustig, MD, MSL

Sugar and Heart Disease: What Does the Research Say?
Kim Allan Williams, MD, FACC, FASNC, FAHA

Challenging Case Studies – Klaper
Challenging Case Studies – Weiss
Michael Klaper, MD, Laurie Marbas, MD, MBA, Ron Weiss, MD

An Evening with Dean Ornish
Dean Ornish, MD


Tuesday, September 26

Breast Cancer Prevention and Plant-Based Nutrition
Delia Garcia, MD

Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease
Caldwell Esselstyn, Jr., MD

Protein: Animal vs. Plant
Garth Davis, MD

Farm to Hospital: How the Way We Farm Makes Us Sick
Ron Weiss, MD

Microbiome Solutions: The Future of Medicine
Robynne K. Chutkan, MD, FASGE

The Scientific Skinny on Saturated Fat
Joel Kahn, MD

Mediterranean Diet vs. Plant-Based Diet
Julieanna Hever, MS, RD, CPT

Culinary Wellness, Foundational Cooking Techniques for Taking Control of Health
Chad Sarno, Chef


Wednesday, September 27

Plant-Based Pharmacy
Dustin Rudolph, PharmD, BCPS

Inflammation, Diet and Disease: Food Solutions
Bharat B. Aggarwal, PhD

Plant-Powered Athlete
Rich Roll

Lunch and Panel Discussion
Everyday Ideas for Your Practice
Scott Stoll, MD, Andy Bellatti, MS, RD, Brenda Davis, RD, Hans Diehl, DrHSc, MPH, FACN, Michael Klaper, MD