Topic summaries

There is powerful evidence in favour of whole food plant-based diets for the prevention, mitigation and in some cases lasting reversal of disease. Learn more with our topic summaries compiled by DFN experts.


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

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Colorectal Cancer

A whole food plant-based diet is naturally high in overall dietary fibre, nutrients and antioxidants, all of which support a healthy gut microbiome and reduce the risk of inflammation occurring in the colonic environment.

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