There are over 1000 published peer-reviewed nutrition studies supporting lifestyle medicine as an effective and powerful intervention tool however doctors receive virtually no training in nutrition. Whenever possible I have linked directly to the original article or study. If the science language is challenging to understand, I recommend searching videos from NutritionFacts.org or Mic the Vegan for a more user-friendly experience.
By eating less meat and more fruit and vegetables, the world could prevent several million deaths per year by 2050, cut planet-warming emissions substantially, and save billions of dollars annually in healthcare costs and climate damage.
Cholesterol and cancer
Benefits of a plant-based diet: