ICP 27: Dr. Anthony Lim-

Paleo to Plant-based Convert

If you or someone you know is interested in or is currently practicing a Paleo or ketogenic lifestyle, this is the episode for you.


Dr. Anthony Lim is a physician who, at the time of this episode publishing in early November of 2017, has recently made a surprising and impressive entrance onto the national stage within the Lifestyle medicine WFPB movement. You may recognize his name or his voice as he was featured in a recent viral YouTube movie published by Plant-Based News that highlighted his journey being a passionate advocate of a Paleo lifestyle to now being a convert to a whole foods, plant-based lifestyle.


In our conversation we speak about:


  1. Why the Paleo diet was attractive to him at first.

  2. Why, in his years of medical education, he never heard about a whole foods plant-based lifestyle 

  3. What gives Dr. Lim’s solace in knowing this is truly the right thing to do and the right way to eat.

  4. In his experience, what does the Paleo diet get right and what does the Paleo diet get wrong?

  5. The importance of understanding Carbohydrates and caloric density.

  6. Other factors or arguments in favor of a whole foods plant-based lifestyle. Environmental…

  7. And counter-arguments to questions kindly submitted directly from members of a Paleo Facebook group.

Intro Music Credit: "Easy Living" by Birocratic http://birocratic.bandcamp.com