What if there was a way of eating that may help us live healthier for longer and protect the future of our planet, too?
The good news is that evidence now shows a plant-based diet may offer us exactly that – and straight-talking nutritionist Simon Hill has done the hard work translating the science into actionable advice for everyday life.
Through 3 parts the Proof is in the Plants will walk you through why we are confused about what to eat, how our food choices affect our health and how to make changes to your plate to lead a healthy plant-based lifestyle.
The Proof is in the Plants is a triumphant tour de force of modern nutritional science that delivers the knowledge and actionable steps that we all need for human and planetary health. The secrets of longevity, disease prevention, and environmental protection are unlocked in this journey through hundreds of research studies that’s captivating, eye-opening and life-changing. If I had my way, this would be essential reading for all of humanity. We’d all live happier, healthier lives by harnessing the knowledge in this book.”
Simon Hill, a physiotherapist and nutrition scientist, is dedicated to simplifying health and nutrition information. He began his career interested in the physiology and anatomy related to optimal athletic performance. Then, encouraged by his Dad’s heart attack, he turned his attention to nutrition’s role in preventing disease and optimising health. Concerned about misleading wellness industry trends, he completed a Master of Science in Human Nutrition at Deakin University.
Today, Simon hosts a podcast featuring experts translating research into practical advice. He authored “The Proof is in the Plants,” advocating for a plant-rich diet based on current nutrition research.
On it’s debut week The Proof is in the Plants was the #1 non-fiction book in Australia. He continues to deepen his understanding of human health by being actively involved in research investigating the links between nutrition and mental health.
His podcast, The Proof, a space where he sits down with domain-specific experts, has surpassed 40 million listens, exploring various lifestyle factors impacting well-being. Simon now conducts immersive longevity experiences, aiming to empower people to live better for longer.
On theme with one of the important pillars of the book—planetary health—100% of the proceeds Simon receives will be donated to Half Cut, a not-for-profit organisation that is protecting the Daintree Rainforest from deforestation and rewilding parts of the world that have already experienced deforestation.
For every book sold, we will save 2 sqm of rainforest. This means together, as a community, through The Proof is in the Plants, we will help defend the natural world.
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