Dr. Alan Desmond on optimal colon health and The Plant-Based Diet Revolution

Dr. Alan Desmond is certified in both Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine, he completed his training in Ireland and Oxford. Dr. Desmond is a member of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland and a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, London and has published several papers on Inflammatory Bowel Disease.
Dr. Desmond specializes in gut health and sharing evidence-based dietary advice is an essential part of his clinical practice. The results he’s seen have led him to be a dedicated advocate of a whole-food plant-based approach to nutrition.
Obviously, this topic is very important to me since I was diagnosed with a digestive disease in 2003 – colon cancer. I’m thankful for Dr. Desmond and his amazing work in sharing the truth about diet and health. Enjoy!
Watch our interview below, or listen to it on the Chris Beat Cancer podcast on iTunes or Spotify.

Show Notes
-“The best way to beat cancer is to not get cancer.” [2:58]
-How Dr. Desmond started his plant-based lifestyle [5:32]
-Do your food choices really matter? [8:50]
-Dr. Desmond’s lightbulb moment [11:42]
-Preventing cancer is beating it [15:50]
-Join the plant-based revolution [19:00]
-The #1 food that increases your risk for bowel cancer [21:54]
-Red and processed meats are known carcinogens [23:30]
-Bowel cancer diagnosis at younger ages [30:10]
-The truth about colonoscopies [34:20]
-The benefits of stool tests for prevention [38:36]
-How a plant-based diet helps prevent colon cancer [40:15]
-The toxic components of meat [43:53]
-The gut microbiome-cancer connection [44:35]
-How to optimize your microbiome [51:15]
-Turn your microbiome around in a matter of weeks! [57:15]
-Improve your bowel cancer prognosis [01:01:12]
Connect with Dr. Desmond
Instagram: @dr.alandesmond
Other resources from this interview:
Beat Cancer Kitchen: Deliciously Simple Plant-Based Anticancer Recipes Get it on Amazon here
Beat Cancer Daily 365 Days of Inspiration, Encouragement, and Action Steps to Survive and Thrive Get it on Amazon here
Chris Beat Cancer: A Comprehensive Plan for Healing Naturally Get it on Amazon here, or anywhere books are sold.

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