Producer: Monica Rogozinski
PlantPure Café is a casual, whole foods, plant-based restaurant guided by the scientific research of Dr T. Colin Campbell, author of The China Study, on plant-based nutrition. Research shows that avoiding animal protein and fats, added oils, and high levels of salt and sugar can help to prevent, and sometimes even reverse serious chronic conditions. Nelson Campbell documented his father’s findings and trajectory during his medical career on the feature film “PlantPure Nation, The truth is a stubborn thing. It doesn’t go away.”
Friday Arts catches up with director and activist Nelson Campbell and his wife, cookbook author Kim Campbell, as they visit Philadelphia for the opening of the first PlantPure Café. Chef Fernando Peralta, partner at PlantPure Café, explains the health benefits of a plant pure diet and demonstrates simple techniques of cooking delicious whole plant based meals without any added oils or refined ingredients.
The PlantPure Reuben
Chef Fernando Peralta from PlantPure Café demonstrates how to prepare a PlantPure reuben.
The PlantPure Philly Steak
Chef Fernando Peralta from PlantPure Café demonstrates how to prepare a healthy Philly Streak with a home made, oil free teriyaki sauce.