Dr Luke Wilson is a man who is really practicing what he preaches. Coming across T. Colin Campbell’s book ‘The China Study’ in his first year of med school, Luke got a glimpse of what would become an increasingly important focus of his, Plant Based Nutrition.

Completing his internships along side Dr John Mcdougall and the staff at True North Health Centre in Santa Rosa, Luke wanted to take everything he had learned an apply it to his hometown community back in New Zealand. His Mission: To prove that a group of every day people in a community, could successfully improve their health outcomes by following a Whole Food Plant Based Diet.

Check out our conversation to see what happened!


Topics we cover:

+ Luke’s journey to plant based nutrition

+ A day in the life of this doctors eating habits

+ Case studies from his internship with the best in the (plant based nutrition) biz!

+ The ins and outs of his recently published research study (The Broad Study)


***Join the waitlist for our next round of ‘I Feel Good Living The Plant Based Way’. A 4 week online course to help you Lose Weight & Gain Energy eating a plant based diet!***


Connect with Dr Luke Wilson





The China Study

The Broad Study Research Paper

The Broad Study Website

The Pleasure Trap

True North Health Centre


Notable People mentioned

Lucy Stegley

Dr John McDougall

T. Colin Campbell


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6 thoughts on “A Community Based Weight Loss Study – with Dr Luke Wilson

  • June 5, 2017 at 4:00 am

    Yay! for whole foods!
    Double Yay! …for plant-based Kiwi doctors ..
    ..and everywhere too, not just in NZ!

  • June 14, 2017 at 11:53 am

    Great interview! Well done!

    • June 14, 2017 at 12:10 pm

      Thanks Grant! Luke is such a legend. We’re lucky to have him in the plant based movement!

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