Vegetarian diets are associated with higher metabolic rates, according to a study published in Nutrients. Researchers monitored the diets and metabolic rates for 24 vegetarian and 26 nonvegetarian participants.
As Congress prepares to update the Child Nutrition Reauthorization Act of 2010—which is set to expire on Sept. 30—lawmakers have to decide what kinds of foods children should find in the school lunch line.
Each year, as part of the Physicians Committee’s Healthy School Lunches Campaign, we present the Golden Carrot Award to food service professionals who have gone above and beyond developing and implementing a healthful and successful school lunch program. Nominate a school for 2015 >
Physicians Committee scientists are working to prove that antibodies can be made without harming animals. Our goal is to demonstrate the viability of fully in vitro antibodies, promote their acceptance by researchers, and force a change in the funding requirements of the National Institutes of Health.
A petition signed by 709 Coloradoans asking for an investigation of a drug-testing laboratory where three beagles died was delivered to the Colorado attorney general this month. Download and share our infographic showing better ways to test drugs without animals.
Learn which salads to avoid this summer—and how to optimize your healthful choices—with this new report from Physicians Committee dietitians.
The Physicians Committee applauds the progress of the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act (CS21). The amended bill will help replace and reduce animal-based chemical tests and increase the use of human-relevant methods.