Dr. Milton Mills has an extensive background in nutrition research, focusing on the role nutrition plays in the development of chronic diseases. He is a graduate of the Stanford University School of Medicine and is a practicing physician in the Washington, D.C. area. He also serves as the Associate Director of Preventive Medicine for the health policy group Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine. He has lectured extensively throughout North America and is a Nutrition Health Education Video Spokesperson for the Discovery Health Channel.

​Dr. Mills is the co-author of PCRM’s report on Racial and Ethnic Bias in the U.S. Dietary Guidelines. He also serves as the Race & Nutrition Specialist and Board Adviser for A Well Fed World. Whether internist Dr. Mills is practicing at Fairfax Hospital in Virginia or at free clinics in Washington, D.C., his prescription for patients is likely to include some dietary advice: eat a whole-food, plant-based diet.

Are Humans Omnivors, Carnivores, or Herbivores?

Are We Designed to Eat Meat?

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OMNIVORE OR HERBIVORE?

Dr. Sofia Pineda Ochoa discusses this often misunderstood topic. It’s important for animals to eat what they are physiologically and anatomically designed to eat, to improve the chances of survival and health.
​Visit Dr. Ochao's website:
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