Doctor Advocates Veg Diet on Fox

The chief medical officer of Chicago’s Cook County appeared on Fox News urging people to try a veg diet for 30 days.


On December 30, Terry Mason, MD, chief medical officer of Cook County Health and Hospitals System that includes Chicago and its surrounding area, made an appearance on a local Fox News broadcast with an important message—switching to a veg diet could save your health. Mason recommended viewers a New Year’s resolution of going meat-free for 30 days as a means of lowering cholesterol, losing weight, and improving their overall health. “Our diets are meat-centric,” Mason tells Fox correspondents and viewers. “We think of every meal that we eat with the meat first … What I want to do is flip the script. Make the sides the entrée, and either reduce or eliminate the meat for 30 days.”

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