When you need qualified healthcare, you may sometimes run into a dilemma if the provider you consult isn’t well-versed in plant-based and vegan-friendly nutrition.
This can lead to the diet being blamed for your health problems.
To prevent this, try locating a qualified physician, dietitian or alternative healthcare provider who specializes in plant-based diets.
You can use the following resources to find qualified professionals.
Plant-Based Doctors Directory (PBDD)
The PBDD is an online geographical map directory of qualified physicians who support plant-based diets.
Using the interactive map, you’ll quickly be able to find the practitioners closest to you.
Plant-Based Docs Directory
Plant-Based Docs is “a searchable, global directory of physicians, clinicians and allied health professionals who understand that a pill for every ill is not the answer.”
Their search facility allows you to quickly find a qualified plant-based health care professional, dietitian or health coach.
Challenge 22 Directory
Challenge 22 is a 22-day vegan diet kick-start program for people interested in giving the vegan lifestyle a try.
They also host a directory of vegan-friendly registered dietitians available for long-distance consultations.
Health Professionals Directory (HPD)
The HPD is a directory of integrative and holistic medical physicians as well as a wide range of complementary and alternative healthcare providers.
The site has a dedicated boolean search facility for locating vegan-friendly nutritionists and dietitians.