In this episode Katya interviews Mark Berman, MD about the importance of lifestyle modifications for one’s health. She finds out whether vegetables really have to be a part of your diet. Dr. Berman talks about a new technology which can help you make some of the lifestyle modifications: Vessyl, a smart cup!
Dr. Mark Berman trained in physical therapy (McGill), medicine (Yale) and primary-care internal medicine and population medicine (Harvard’s Brigham & Women’s Hospital). He completed a Doris Duke Clinical Research Fellowship at UCSF and spent time at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation working on obesity prevention policy as Special Assistant to the CEO. He is currently VP of Health at Mark One Lifestyle Inc. and a director of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine. He also practices Lifestyle Medicine & Obesity Medicine at One Medical Group in San Francisco.
Mark was born in South Africa and grew up in Canada. He is passionate about plant-based diets, active living, health information technology and creating positive change in the world.
Views and opinions presented here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily represent his institutional affiliations.
- http://www.lifestylemedicine.org – The American College of Lifestyle Medicine (ACLM) is a new national medical specialty society. It has been formed in answer to the need for quality education and certification of the practice in clinical lifestyle medicine.
- https://www.myvessyl.com – Vessyl is a smart 13-ounce cup that recognizes any beverage you pour into it, displays its nutritional content, and syncs all your drinking habits to your smartphone.
- http://veganmd.blogspot.com – Perspectives from Dr. Berman on food, nutrition, and healthy lifestyles.
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