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Nutrition

Must-See Documentary Screens Nationwide Tomorrow, April 5!

The feature-length documentary Eating You Alive—which features leading medical experts, researchers, and celebrities Samuel L. Jackson and Penn Jillette—examines who’s responsible for feeding us the wrong information and how we can use plant-based nutrition to take control of our health—one bite at a time. Find a theater location near you! Bonus: Many of our Food for Life instructors and spokespeople will lead Q-and-A sessions after the film. Be sure to share with your patients, family, and friends.

PCRM’s Summer Medical Conference – Rates Go Up May 1.

Reserve your seat for this summer’s International Conference on Nutrition in Medicine on Aug. 10-11! Clinicians will receive 15 credits and hear from more than 20 presenters. Reserve your seat with our discounted pricing by May 1!

California Resolution Moves to List Processed Meats as a Carcinogen.

The Physicians Committee is backing a resolution in the California State Legislature, urging the Office of Environment Health Hazard Assessment to add processed meat to California’s Prop 65 list of substances known to cause cancer. If you live in California, or know someone who does, take action now to let the California State Senate know you strongly support this resolution.

Ban Processed Meat in NYC Schools!

Exciting news: Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams and Council Member Fernando Cabrera have proposed a resolution to the New York City Council calling on the New York City Department of Education to ban processed meat from the city's school lunches. And now we need your support to push it through! If you know someone in New York City, please ask them to take a moment to ask their city council member to co-sponsor this important resolution!