Reading Time: < 1 minute Dr. Neal Barnard has authored around 20 books
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Leading plant-based physician Dr. Neal Barnard is releasing a new vegan cookbook – with a focus on how to manage type 2 diabetes.

Dr. Barnard, the founder and president of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, has authored more than 70 scientific publications, as well as 19 books.

He announced the new book in a tweet.

Dr. Barnard often uses his public platform to talk about health issues


He wrote: “I’m so excited to announce that I’m teaming up with Dreena Burton on a brand new cookbook with 150 delicious, plant-based recipes that can help you beat type 2 diabetes.

“Look for it next month.”

According to the book’s publisher – Rochdale Books – the book offers an approach to managing diabetes that is ‘not based on pills or injections, but on food – the most delicious ‘prescription you could imagine’. 

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Rochdale Books adds: “Written by Dr. Neal Barnard, the unparalleled expert on diabetes and health, with recipes developed by Dreena Burton, bestselling cookbook author and creator of the Plant Powered Kitchen blog, this plant-based cookbook is filled with 150 easy and delicious recipes.

“Inside, expect to find favorite foods like burgers, onion rings, muffins, and pudding, but approached from a healthful angle – focusing on vegetables, fruits, whole grains, and legumes. 

“Dr. Barnard also offers thorough explanations about the scientific relationship between nutrition and diabetes, and identifies the ingredients in the book by their vitamins, nutritional properties, and health power in a simple and easy to understand way.”

Maria Chiorando

Maria is a news and features writer for Plant Based News. As a former magazine editor, newspaper reporter, and features writer, her work has been published by The Guardian, The Huffington Post, and various regional newspapers, as well as Vegan Life magazine and Vegan Trade Journal. She has interviewed a huge range of people, from Prime Ministers to authors, activists, pop stars and actors, and enjoys the varied range of topics writing for PBN allows her to tackle. She was previously the editor of Plant Based News for over 3 years.