100 Year Old Vegan Heart Surgeon Retired At 95 Explains Why He’s Been a Vegan For 50 Years
Dr. Ellsworth Wareham is a 100 year old heart surgeon, and he has been vegan for 50 years.
Below we are presenting you a video clip of Dr. Wareham and his experience.
Why vegan and vegetarian diet are so popular?
Many figures through history, including Plato, Benjamin Franklin, Nietzsche, Gandhi, Paul McCartney, Bob Marley have advocated a vegetarian and vegan diet.
Beside popularity, science also has played a role in the rise of veganism recently.
For example, incoming president of the American College of Cardiology, Kim A. Williams, M.D., has also accepted a vegan diet.
Many studies confirm the great health benefits of following the meat-free diet. Nowadays, plant-based nutrition is considered as not only nutritionally satisfactory, but also as a natural way to reduce the risk for lots of chronic illnesses.
In 2011, according to the Wall Street Journal, approximately 80% of Americans rarely consumed vegetables.
The American Dietetic Association declared that totally vegan or vegetarian diets are nutritionally adequate, healthful and can help in the treatment and prevention of certain diseases, such as diabetes, heart disease, cancer and more.
If you are still a doubter, there are many studies that present the benefits of this kind of diet.
But also, if you are going to try a vegetarian or vegan diet, you should do some researches, to learn which plant-based sources will replace you the nutrients that you are giving up.
A few things we can promise you, if you try out vegetarian or vegan diet.
You won’t feel tired anymore, no more lacking energy or strength, or feeling depressed.
The choice is on you.