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Connections: Can lifestyle medicine protect you from the worst consequences of having COVID-19?


Can lifestyle medicine, including a plant-based diet, protect you from the worst consequences of having COVID-19? That's a pretty significant promise to make. Practitioners of lifestyle medicine have pointed to the health benefits of plant-based eating, while pointing to the growing evidence of who is most seriously impacted by the coronavirus.

Our guest explores the possible benefits in short, medium, and long-term lifestyle change:

Evan Dawson is the host of "Connections with Evan Dawson." He joined WXXI in January 2014 after working at 13WHAM-TV, where he served as morning news anchor. He was hired as a reporter for 13WHAM-TV in 2003 before being promoted to anchor in 2007.
Megan Mack is the executive producer of "Connections with Evan Dawson" and live/televised engagement programming.