Health and Nutrition Fact Sheets

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Resources for Physicians and Other Health Care Professionals

Resources for Physicians and Other Health Care ProfessionalsThis flier is designed with physicians and health care professionals in mind. Learn how to access our online continuing education courses, order literature for your office or waiting room, receive medical news updates, and join the Physicians Committee. 1 page.

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Resources for Patients and Families

Resources for Patients and FamiliesDesigned with physicians and health care professionals in mind, this one-page flier highlights tools that will help your patients learn about how a low-fat, plant-based diet can prevent and reverse chronic diseases and how they can access support. We invite you to freely download, print, and distribute this flier to your patients/clients. This is an excellent piece to display in waiting rooms! 1 page.

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PUBLICATIONS & FACT SHEETS


Vegetarian Starter Kit

Want to change your life? Over half-a-million readers have embraced the Physicians Committee's popular introduction to a plant-based diet. Learn about the whys and hows of a healthier diet, the New Four Food Groups guidelines, practical tips for beginning a vegetarian diet, and delicious low-fat, no-cholesterol recipes. 16 pages.

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素食起步

Make Every Meal a Power Plate Meal

The Power Plate

Fill your plate with a variety of whole grains, legumes, and plenty of colorful vegetables and fruits for a powerfully healthy diet. 4 pages.

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 Diet and Diabetes: Recipes for Success

Diet and Diabetes: Recipes for Success

Current research indicates that a low-fat vegetarian diet can be a powerful tool for preventing and reversing diabetes. This fact sheet explains the key steps. 4 pages.

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 Nutrition Rainbow Flier

Nutrition Rainbow

The colors of fruits and vegetables often indicate the presence of particular cancer-fighting nutrients. This sheet charts the protective compounds suggested by each color and lists the best plant sources. Easy to use and visually striking, the Nutrition Rainbow makes perfect refrigerator door art. 1 page.

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 Healthy Eating for Life: Food Choices for Cancer Prevention and Survival

Healthy Eating for Life: Food Choices for Cancer Prevention and Survival

Learn about the powerful benefits of a vegetarian diet. This guide shows some dietary changes have a preventative effect for many types of cancer. Read about the facts that point to choosing a vegetarian diet to help prevent cancer and improve cancer survival. 20 pages.

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NUTRITION TOOLS


Ingredient Substitution Chart

Ingredient Substitution Chart

Find meat, dairy, egg, and oil substitutes that will help you transition to a low-fat, plant-based diet. 1 page.

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Biometrics Screening

Biometrics provide a numerical snapshot of your health and help health care professionals understand disease risks by comparing your numbers to what is considered typical or healthy. Knowing and watching your numbers can be a key way to monitor your success while eating a low-fat, plant-based diet.

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Kickstart Your Health Restaurant Card

These simple tips will help you enjoy healthy vegan meals in your favorite restaurants. When in doubt, ask your server if food can be prepared without any animal products, including dairy or eggs, and request zero to minimal oil.

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Power Plate Shopping List

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.

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Dietary Fiber Checklist

The Quick Fiber Check is a handy little tool. Using its simple scoring concept, which takes only a minute or two to learn, you'll automatically be able to estimate the fiber content of virtually everything in the grocery store.

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NUTRITION FOR KIDS

 

Nutrition for Kids

Nutrition for Kids: A "Get Healthy" Approach to Achieving Weight Goals

For parents and caregivers who deal firsthand with the epidemic of childhood obesity, this creatively designed booklet offers solid nutrition guidance, fitness tips, and sample menus and recipes. Put your child on track for a healthier life! 17 pages.

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Carrot Teen & Beta Word Search Puzzle

Carrot Teen & Beta Word Search Puzzle

Find and circle the 20 nutrition-related words in this puzzle. 2 pages.

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Carrot Teen & Beta Word Coloring Page

Veg Out! Coloring Page

Use the colors of the nutrition rainbow to help color Carrot Teen & Beta. 1 page.

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Carrot Teen & Beta Word Coloring Page

Power Plate Coloring Page

Help Carrot Teen and his sidekick Beta color in their healthful plate!

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Kid's Fact Sheets

NUTRITION RESOURCES FOR ORGANIZATIONS


Vegan recipes for school lunch programs


Vegan Recipes for School Lunch Programs

School cafeterias play a critical role in providing healthy meals to children and establishing healthy eating habits that will last a lifetime. Just as with any new entrée, marketing new plant-based options is the key to a successful program. 

 Vegetarian Options for School Lunch Programs

Vegetarian Options for School Lunch Programs

Designed for use by school administrators and food service professionals, this colorful publication explains how vegetarian options can improve children's health. It includes practical guidance for meeting USDA requirements, adapting menus, introducing new options, talking with parents, accessing vegetarian product vendors, and accessing vegetarian USDA commodity foods. 12 pages.

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 Vegan Quantity Recipes for School Lunch Programs

Vegan Quantity Recipes for School Lunch Programs

These recipes were developed to help food service professionals serve healthy school meals. 12 pages.

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 Vegetarian Options for the Worksite

Vegetarian Options for the Worksite

A worksite vegan nutrition program can be implemented by employers as a wellness intervention strategy to improve health, quality of life, and work results of employees. The health advantages to consuming a plant-based diet are many. Vegetarians are less likely to become overweight and have lower risk of diabetes, heart disease, hypertension, and even some cancers later in life. 4 pages.

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Institutional Setting Fact Sheet

RECURSOS EN ESPAÑOL

Guía de Inicianción para una Dieta Vegetariana

Guia de Iniciacion para una Dieta Vegetariana

La versión en español del Vegetarian Starter Kit, la introducción popular de PCRM a una dieta basada en las plantas. 16 páginas.

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Guía de Inicianción para una Dieta Vegetariana

El Arcoíris de la Nutrición

Entre más colores, que sean naturales, la comida tendrá mayor cantidad de nutrientes que combaten el cáncer. Los pigmentos que dan los colores brillantes a las frutas y vegetales, representan una variedad de componentes protectores.

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Una Guia para Ayudar a Combatir el Cancer

Una Guia para Ayudar a Combatir el Cancer

Esta publicación en español preparada por El Cancer Project y la Sociedad Americana del Cáncer describe los beneficios anticancirógenos de los alimentos provenientes de plantas. En la publicación se incluyen el Arcoiris de Nutricion, una introdución a Los Cuatro Nuevos Grupos Alimenticios, y 12 recetas deliciosas. 16 páginas.

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Diabetes y La Dieta

La Dieta la Diabetes: Recetas para el Exito

La versión en español de nuestra publicación Diet and Diabetes: Recipes for Success. 4 páginas.

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HOJAS INFORMATIVAS EN ESPAÑOL