Cardiologist loses 80 pounds sticking to plant-based diet

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Chad Teeters, MD, a cardiologist in New York, lost 80 pounds since last spring after adopting a plant-based diet, the Buffalo News reports.

Teeters, the chief of cardiologist at Highland Hospital in Rochester, New York, is 5 feet 10 inches tall and used to weigh 310 pounds. He told the newspaper that he first became interested in a plant-based diet when he attended an American College of Cardiology conference last spring in Chicago.

Teeters said his diet consists of five to six daily servings of vegetables and that he only eats plant-based foods. He does not eat milk, cheese, dairy, eggs or meat.

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