The nutrition prescription

There is powerful evidence demonstrating the power of whole food plant-based diets for the prevention, mitigation and in some cases lasting reversal of chronic disease.

Whether you are a practitioner, a patient or just curious about the evidence on optimum diets for health and longevity, the resources below set out the key facts, references and links to learn more.

Not sure where to start? We recommend the intro to plant-based diets, followed by a dive into our topic summaries.

Start here!

A whole food plant-based eating pattern is a scientifically proven approach to treat and prevent disease.

Topic summaries

Get up to speed on the compelling scientific evidence with our topic summaries compiled by DFN experts. 

Further resources

Whole food plant-based nutrition resources for professionals and the public, including online courses, websites, books and films. 

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