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Plant-based Nutrition is Key to Health Transformation of St. Luke’s Hospital Director of Prevention and Wellness
Date:6/19/2013

Chesterfield, MO (PRWEB) June 19, 2013

The former internist for the St. Louis Rams and St. Louis Cardinals, James Loomis, MD, now serves as director of prevention and wellness at St. Luke’s Hospital in Chesterfield, MO. It was his own personal encounter with a metabolic syndrome diagnosis and a happenstance viewing of the documentary, Forks Over Knives, that he credits with sparking the paradigm-shift that has transformed both his own health and his medical practice.

“The average medical student gets 30 minutes of nutrition education in medical school, so I find it ironic that, as a medical doctor, it took Netflix to open my eyes to the power of prevention through whole foods, plant-based nutrition,” said Dr. Loomis. “The paradigm of our current healthcare system is one of intervention: drugs, treatments and operations; yet, the food we eat is a far more powerful drug than any treatment option available on a prescription pad. For me, the clarity of this was astounding.”

In 2011, when asked about his personal health, Dr. Loomis would have given it a ‘good’ rating. The results of a biometric screening showed otherwise: elevated readings for triglycerides, blood pressure, and cholesterol. The reality of his metabolic syndrome diagnosis was a wake-up call, fueled by the fact that his personal physician wanted to prescribe statins.

Pondering this diagnosis, Dr. Loomis came across the documentary Forks Over Knives. The documentary’s message of prevention through

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