Dr Milton Millls, MD was the featured physician in Netflix’s hit documentary by the Cowspiracy movie team; ‘What the Health’. Dr. Mills practices urgent care medicine in the Washington DC area and has served pr as Associate Director of Preventive Medicine. He’s currently a member of the National Advisory Board for the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM). He has been a major contributor to position papers presented by PCRM to the United States Department of Agriculture regarding Dietary Guidelines for Americans.
“Medical research shows conclusively that a plant-based diet reduces chronic disease risk, so that’s something I absolutely encourage my patients to move toward,” says Dr. Mills, a graduate of Stanford University School of Medicine. Dr. Mills doesn’t limit his message to his patients. He takes it to audiences around the country as well, speaking at hospitals, churches, and community centers.
Dr. Mills notes that the scientific research literature shows plant-based diets as supporting better overall immune system function, and during work with HIV-positive and AIDS patients at clinics, he’s observed that those who eat vegan plant based seem to improve, with increased energy and higher T-cell counts. He hopes to examine further the relationships between diet and immune functionality, particularly the effects of plant-based eating choices upon outcomes for HIV-positive patients.
Dr. Mills will appear at Vegfest on both days , making two separate presentations. Dr Mills talks are incredibly popular, renound for being accessible, highly informative, laced with humour and thought provoking ideas. Not to be missed!