Flashback Friday: Plant Based Diets for Improved Mood and Productivity

The most comprehensive controlled trial of diet and mood finds that a plant-based nutrition program in a workplace setting across ten corporate sites significantly improves depression, anxiety, and productivity.

This is part of our Flashback Friday series, and originally aired in 2015.

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Here’s the link for the video I mentioned about the original randomized controlled trial, Improving Mood Through Diet (, and the pilot data on workplace interventions can be found in Slimming the Gecko ( and Plant-Based Workplace Intervention (

I just did a new series on the CHIP program. Check it out:

What Is the Optimal Diet? (
The Weight Loss Program that Got Better with Time (
CHIP: the Complete Health Improvement Program (
A Workplace Wellness Program that Works (

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-Michael Greger, MD FACLM

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