Dr. George E. Guthrie, MD

Dr. George E. Guthrie, MD

Contributing guest author, Dr. George E. Guthrie, is a board-certified family medicine physician and a member of the academic program at AdventHealth’s Centre for Family Medicine in Winter Park, Florida, where he trains medical residents with a focus on community and lifestyle medicine.

Dr. Guthrie became an advocate for lifestyle medicine early in his career while serving on the island of Guam. The high incidence of type 2 diabetes in the population sparked an interest in the effective treatment of chronic disease through lifestyle change.

Dr. Guthrie has helped lead the development of several lifestyle-change programs, including the Complete Health Improvement Project (CHIP), the Wellspring Diabetes Program, and AdventHealth’s CREATION Life program. He is past president of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine. For more information visit DrGeorgeGuthrie.com or EatPlantsFeelWhole.com.

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Articles & Recipes by Dr. Guthrie on EatPlant-Based

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Israeli Couscous Salad with Cinnamon Ginger

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This Israeli couscous salad makes a delicious lunch, light dinner, or side dish. It can even be made ahead of time to allow the warm flavors of cinnamon and ginger…

Vegan Falafel Chickpea Patties

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Falafels are one of the most widely recognized foods from the Middle East, and with good reason. These deliciously nutty and herby chickpea patties are fabulous on pita sandwiches, salads,…
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How to Start a Plant-Based Diet

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In this article, Dr. George Guthrie, M.D. shares some tips on how he helps his patients make the transition to a healthier and happier whole food plant-based diet.
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Vegan Sources of Calcium

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Past president of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine (ACLM), Dr. George Guthrie, MD, explains the different vegan sources of calcium and how best to obtain it.
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Protein: The Building Block of Life

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Past president of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine (ACLM), George Guthrie, MD, explains how important protein is and how a plant-based diet can provide all the essential amino acids…
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Vegan Sources of Iron / Top Foods

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In this article, past President of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine (ACLM), Dr. George Guthrie, MD, explains that the best vegan sources of iron are provided by plants.

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