Nourishing your Family with a Plant-Based Diet, Reshma Shah, MD & Brenda Davis, RD
Updated: Oct 8
Dr. Reshma Shah is a board-certified pediatric physician. Reshma has over a decade of experience in primary care pediatrics. She currently cares for patients at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center. In addition to clinical practice, Reshma has a strong interest in family health and wellness, with a focus on plant-based nutrition. She completed a certification program in Plant-Based Nutrition through the T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies and eCornell as well as a Professional Plant-Based Nutrition Cooking certification through Rouxbe Cooking School. In her spare time, Reshma enjoys yoga, traveling with her family, and of course, cooking! Brenda Davis, registered dietitian, is a leader in her field and an internationally acclaimed speaker. As a prolific nutrition and health writer, she has co-authored 12 books with nearly a million copies in print in 14 languages. Brenda has been a featured speaker at medical and nutrition conferences in over 20 countries on 5 continents. She is also co-author of several peer reviewed journal articles. Brenda is the lead clinical nutrition specialist for the diabetes intervention project in the Marshall Islands. She is a past chair of the Vegetarian Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. In 2007, she was inducted into the Vegetarian Hall of Fame. Her most recent works include, Kick Diabetes Essentials (2019), The Kick Diabetes Cookbook (2018), Becoming Vegan: Comprehensive Edition (2014) and Becoming Vegan: Express Edition (2013). Both Becoming Vegan books have won awards, including the Canada Book Award, and have also received a star rating by the American Library Association as the “go-to books” on plant-based nutrition. Reshma and Brenda are co-authors of Nourish: The Definitive Plant-Based Nutrition Guide for Families, due out in November.
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Attendees learned: the core benefits of a plant-based diet, the safety of plant-based diets for all family members, an overview of nutritional concerns and tips to get started!