Oftentimes, eating nutrient-dense foods is assumed to be expensive and not available to all economic classes. We sat down with Renae Thomas, MD to discuss how eating a low-fat, plant-based, whole-food diet can be affordable and meet all your nutritional requirements.
During the episode, you’ll hear Dr. Thomas discuss a PDF that includes recipes and instructions about how to eat a week of plant-based eating for approximately $4 per day. You can view that PDF by clicking here.
If you are looking for more information on how you can eat well on a tight budget, make sure to reference our article with over 170 affordable, low-fat, plant-based, whole-food options.
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About Renae Thomas, MD
Dr Renae Thomas, MD, B-BMed (nutrition and exercise physiology), MBBS (honours), first became interested in the power of lifestyle choices and optimal health before she even started school, whilst watching her father incorporate health promoting changes shortly after he was diagnosed with cancer.
She continues to have a passion for nutrition, physical activity, social connections, and stress reduction, and how these influence disease prevention, and often reversal, and ongoing maintenance of health.
Renae recently migrated from Australia to Blue Zone Loma Linda, California, and is currently a senior resident, and the lifestyle representative, in their Family and Preventive medicine residency combined program, which includes a masters in Public Health (population medicine).
Renae is a published author on vegetarianism and cancer, an international speaker on nutrition and health, is creating a culinary curriculum and nutritional prescription program, and has completed an internship at True North Health Centre in 2016.
She is also a board member of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine Professionals in Training division, is on the planning committee for the lifestyle track of the American College of Preventive Medicine, is a PCRM spokesperson, a McDougall Starch Solution and Dietary Therapy graduate, and a qualified yoga teacher.
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