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A diet change beats a pill for diabetes treatment

New Mega-Study Shows Plant-Based Diets Are Effective as Diabetes Treatment
Breaking Medical News | Nov. 14, 2014

People with diabetes looking for a more powerful treatment should consider a plant-based diet, according to a team of American and Japanese researchers.

Plant-Based Diet Reduces Migraine Pain

Plant-Based Diet Reduces Migraine Pain
Breaking Medical News | Nov. 12, 2014

A plant-based diet reduces migraine pain, according to a new study in the Journal of Headache and Pain.

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A Vegan Diet Proves Most Effective for Weight Loss
Breaking News | Oct. 27, 2014

A vegan diet leads to the most weight loss, compared with other dietary patterns, according to a new study in the journal Nutrition.

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Autogripe It: Ask Arby's to Halt the Meat Mountain Immediately
Autogripe | Nov.5, 2014

The Arby's Meat Mountain includes eight cholesterol-loaded meats and two fatty cheeses. Use the Physicians Committee’s new #Autogripe feature to tell Arby's what you think about the dangerous menu item!

International Conference on Nutrition in Medicine: Cardiovascular Disease

International Conference on Nutrition in Medicine:
Cardiovascular Disease

Washington, D.C. | July 31 and Aug. 1, 2015

Please join us for CME, great food, and one of the most important conferences of the year — the International Conference on Nutrition in Medicine: Cardiovascular Disease on July 31 and Aug. 1, 2015, in Washington, D.C.

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Seven Foods to Supercharge Your Gut Bacteria
Infographic | Sept. 29, 2014

Cultivate new gut flora in just 24 hours—by changing what you eat. The bacteria that live in our intestinal tract keep us healthy and flourish on colorful, plant-based foods.

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More Milk, More Problems
Dr. Barnard's Blog | Oct. 30, 2014

Women who drink milk have a higher incidence of bone fractures—and an increased risk of mortality from heart disease and cancer.

Power Plate Shopping List

Download our Free Power Plate Shopping List
Free Download | July 28, 2014

The Power Plate shopping list helps make grocery shopping for all the fruits, whole grains, legumes, and vegetables you'll need for your weekly recipes quicker and easier.

International Conference on Diabetes

International Conference on Diabetes
News Release | July 19, 2014

Diabetes is a worldwide escalating epidemic. Help stop it by sharing information about the International Conference on Diabetes, where leading experts shared the latest insights on the causes of diabetes, the critical role of nutrition, and priorities for research.

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Researchers Unveil Six Dietary Guidelines for Cancer Prevention
News Release| June 9, 2014

Six dietary guidelines - more aggressive than previous cancer prevention advice will be unveiled in the June 30 issue of the Journal of the American College of Nutrition.

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Cancer Prevention Can Start in the Checkout Line
Dr. Barnard's Blog | Feb. 5, 2014

By eliminating cigarettes and processed meat you can decrease your risk of many types of cancer.

The 2014 Farm Bill: A Mixed Bag

The 2014 Farm Bill: A Mixed Bag
Legislative Focus | Feb. 5, 2014

After years of negotiations, Congress passed the Farm Bill on Feb. 4, an important feat given that the 950-page bill has many potential impacts on health and nutrition in the United States.


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