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Chronic disease medications side effects vs WFPB side effects

“The one unifying diet found to best prevent and treat many of these chronic diseases is a whole-food, plant-based diet,” (10 Greger, “How Not to Die”)


Possible side effects of medications -vs- possible side effects of WFPB

(Results found in basic google searches - With type 2 diabetes, blood pressure, and UC meds there are so many different types of drugs, I selected the most common side effects among them all and some of the most severe)


Statins - muscle pain/damage, liver damage, increased blood sugar, T2D, memory loss/confusion


T2D (various types) - liver disease, weight gain,

bladder cancer, hypoglycemia, UTI’s, yeast infections, kidney dysfunction, increased cholesterol


Blood pressure (various types) -headache, muscle cramps, dry mouth, depression, insomnia, rash, fatigue, upset stomach, diarrhea, constipation, joint pain, dizziness, erectile dysfunction


Ulcerative colitis (various types) - increased risk of serious heart-related problems and cancer, blood clots, liver/pancreas damage, headache, cramping, acne, higher risk of infections, progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML)


WFPB - reduced risk of heart disease/T2

Diabetes/obesity/Alzheimers and certain cancers, weight loss, increased energy, lower cholesterol, improved mood, improved digestive health, strengthen immune system, reduced inflammation and oxidative damage


If you would like to learn more about a #WFPB lifestyle please contact me. In good health 🌱



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