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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

inkClick(this.href)">whole foods, plant-based nutrition resonated and sparked what began as a three-month trial and has now been an 18-month journey, what Dr. Loomis calls a permanent lifestyle transformation.

“Based on the compelling information I’d first seen in Forks Over Knives, followed by reading everything I was able to find on PubMed and through other sources, I knew it would be unconscionable not to implement the recommendations for at least three months,” said Dr. Loomis.

What Dr. Loomis found was that implementing a plant-based diet was not nearly as difficult as he had anticipated. His energy level and mood significantly improved. His cholesterol dropped from over 240 to 150. Triglycerides fell from 250 to 70, while blood sugar stabilized and blood pressure fell to 110 over 60. This was capped off with a 25 pound weight loss that now, 18 months later, after having added exercise to the mix, exceeds a 60 pound loss.

Over the past few months, Dr. Loomis has completed five half-marathons, successfully completed the MS 150, and just finished his third triathlon with two more to go leading up to a half ironman triathlon in Muncie, IN on July 13, 2013, just three days following his 54th birthday.

“I now have a new paradigm of wellness—for myself and for my patients—and strongly believe that this paradigm is essential for all physicians in our healthcare system. I can now step back and see that my own interaction with the healthcare system up until a year and a half ago was completely misguided, based solely on a diagnose and treat philosophy. I had to realign my approach to my personal health and to my medical practice. My patients who have embraced the dietary lifestyle shift to a predominantly plant-based diet have experienced results nothing short of remarkable.”

Dr. Loomis now holds a certificate in plant-based nutrition through eCornell and the T. Colin Campbell Foundation. He’s eager to attend the

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