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Learn the truth about a common addiction that harms your health.

We’ve been told that dairy does a body good, but the truth is cheese can be dangerous. Loaded with calories, fat, and cholesterol, cheese can lead to weight gain and a host of health problems, including high blood pressure and arthritis. Worse, cheese contains mild opiates that make it addictive, triggering the same brain receptors as heroin and morphine.

New York Times best-selling author Dr. Neal Barnard reveals the shocking truth about the addiction that’s harming your health and presents smart strategies to help you lose weight and feel great.

About the Speaker

Neal Barnard, MD, FACC, is an adjunct associate professor of medicine at the George Washington University School of Medicine in Washington, D.C., president of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, and a New York Times bestselling author of 18 books and more than 80 scientific publications. In 2003, he was funded by the National Institutes of Health to test the benefits of a plant-based diet for type 2 diabetes. His practice focuses on diabetes and other metabolic problems, quantifying the power of nutritional interventions in research studies that have been cited by major medical organizations and the U.S. government. He became a fellow of the American College of Cardiology in 2015, and received the Trailblazer Award from the American College of Lifestyle Medicine in 2016.