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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.

Vegan Diet May Reduce Diabetic Nerve Pain

Vegan Diet May Reduce Diabetic Nerve Pain
Breaking Medical News | Aug. 8, 2014

A low-fat vegan diet may reduce pain associated with diabetic neuropathy, according to a presentation this week at the American Association of Diabetes Educators Annual Meeting in Orlando, Fla.

The Power to Heal Diabetes: Food for Life in Indian Country Documentary

The Power to Heal Diabetes - Food For Life in Indian Country
Documentary | Aug. 1, 2014

AADE Favorably Reviewed 4 part documentary that explores how health has been lost as diets changed.

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.

Fish is Not a Health Food

Don't Take the Bait — Fish is Not a Health Food
Health | June 12, 2014

A new Physicians Committee report reveals that when it comes to claims about fish's health benefits, consumers are being reeled in by myths.

a diet rich in plant-based foods, such as soy beans

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.

Marco Borges Dishes Top Foods to Spring Clean Your Diet

Marco Borges Dishes Top Foods to Spring Clean Your Diet
Reports | June 3, 2014

We're pulling in some of Hollywood's most influential nutrition experts and sharing their favorite tips to help people "spring clean" their diet.

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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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