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Upcoming Events

February 25 - April 1, 2015 | Free Nutrition and Cooking Kickstart Classes

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In a public health climate where more than one-third of adults in the U.S. are obese and millions have diabetes, the need for a lifestyle change is greater than it has ever been. Depending on one's perspective, the Kickstart is about losing weight, maintaining a healthy weight, or simply embracing an overall healthful diet.

When:

  • Wed, Feb 25, 2015:     Lecture by Neal Barnard, M.D.
  • Wed, Mar 4, 2015:      Power of Your Plate
  • Wed, Mar 11, 2015:     Let's Go!
  • Wed, Mar 18, 2015:     Getting in Gear
  • Wed, Mar 25, 2015:     Breaking the Food Seduction
  • Wed, Apr 1, 2015:     Keys for Natural Appetite Control

Unless listed otherwise classes are from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:

Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine
5100 Wisconsine Ave., N.W.
Ste. 400
Washington, DC 20016

Please contact Tara Kemp at 202-527-7314 or tkemp@pcrm.org for questions or to reserve a spot. Click here for more information.


April 7 - 28, 2015 | Food for Life: Nutrition Essentials

The Power of Plant-Based Nutrition for Health Want to spring clean your diet?

Join the Physicians Committee this April for a new class that will give you all the information you need to transform your diet, improve your health, and lose weight in a supportive group environment. The Nutrition Essentials class provides tools for healthy eating that can help you reach your goals for weight loss, lowering cholesterol, diabetes prevention or control, lowering blood pressure, and improving energy and mood.

The class will meet on Tuesday evenings from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. on April 7, 14, 21, and 28. All classes will be taught by certified Food for Life instructor Kara Blank-Gonzalez.

For more information or to sign up for the class, please contact Tara Kemp at tkemp@pcrm.org or 202-527-7314.

WHEN:

  • April 7, 6:00-7:00 p.m. Kickstart Your Health (please allow a little extra time for the first class)
  • April 14, 6:00-7:00 p.m. Let’s Go
  • April 21, 6:00-7:00 p.m. Getting in Gear
  • April 28, 6:00-7:00 p.m. Weight Control

April 22, 2015 | Leisure World - Kickstart Your Health

Location: Leisure World Auditorium

Time: 10:00am-12:00pm

Topic: Kickstart Your Health


May 4, 2015 | Annapolis Whole Foods Market - Healthy Approaches to Weight Loss

Time: 7:00-8:30pm

Topic: Healthy Approaches to Weight Loss, Reversing Diabetes, and the Best of Health


May 15, 2015 | St. Columba's Episcopal Church - The Power of Nutrition for Health

Time: 10:00-11:00am

Location: 4201 Albemarle Street NW, Washington, DC 20016

Topic: The Power of Nutrition for Health & Mission: Diabetes, Heart Disease & Your Life


June 6, 2015 | Georgetown Library - Breaking the Food Seduction

Time: 2:30pm

Location: 3260 R St., NW, Washington, DC 20007 

Topic: Breaking the Food Seduction


 



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On Aug. 9, members joined Neal Barnard, M.D. in the Hamptons to show their support for the Physicians Committee.


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