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Shivam Joshi, MD

Shivam Joshi, MD, is a board-certified physician with an interest in plant-based health and evolutionary diets. He currently is a nephrology fellow at the University of Pennsylvania. He received his BS from Duke University and his MD from the University of Miami. He completed his residency in internal medicine at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital. Dr. Joshi has published over a dozen scientific articles on various topics in medicine. He is currently writing a book on the adverse health effects of a carnivorous diet. You can follow him on his blog and on Twitter.

All Contributions from Shivam Joshi, MD (7)

Why You Should Say No to the Keto Diet

The keto diet has swept the country with promises of diabetes reversal and weight loss. In the luster of the diet, we…

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Got Kidney Disease? Eat Plants

As a kidney doctor, one of the most common questions I get is, “What should I eat to keep my kidneys healthy?”…

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New Hypertension Guidelines Got Your Blood Pressure Up? Here’s How to Bring It Down Naturally

As scary as it sounds, half of U.S. adults now have high blood pressure, and more will have it as they age….

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Calorie Density Is the Key to Weight Loss

Losing weight is hard. We make progress, and then we find ourselves back where we started—or worse, even heavier than before. It’s…

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Why Every Vegan and Vegetarian Needs Vitamin B12

Eating a plant-based diet is one of the most healthful actions you can take, but it carries the very serious and potentially…

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Why You Should Have a Fruit-Filled Summer

If you’re like most Americans, you probably aren’t eating enough fruit: Americans eat a single serving of fruit per day, on average….

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Why the Paleo Diet Doesn’t Make Sense

The Paleo diet seems like a great idea: eat like a caveman to avoid the diseases of civilization. The logic, so it…

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