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Dietary Guidelines 2015

Dietary Guidelines: Plant-Based Dietary Patterns Prevail
News | February 19, 2015

Doctors say cholesterol must remain a nutrient of concern in petition filed Feb. 19, 2015, to USDA. Read the petition here.

USDA Dietary Guidelines 2015: The Sustainable Power Plate
February 19, 2015

A Recommendation for 2015 Dietary Guidelines for America: The Sustainable Plate

Heart Disease

Eat Red for American Heart Month
Heart Disease | February 5, 2015

February is American Heart Month. Reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease with a plant-based diet.

Hazardous Hospital Food

Hazardous Hospital Foods: How Fast Food Jeopardizes Public Health
Release | Jan. 27, 2015

McDonald's and Chick-fil-A Contracts Compel Public Hospitals to Promote Disease- Inducing Food, New Report Reveals.

2014 Airport Food Review

2014 Airport Food Review: Baltimore Flies High
Report | Dec., 2014

The Physicians Committee’s 14th annual Airport Food Review finds that 75 percent of restaurants at 23 of the top 30 busiest U.S. airports offer at least one healthful plant-based entrée.

Diabetes: It's What's for Dinner

Diabetes. It’s What’s for Dinner.
Commentary | Dec. 8, 2014

Doctors and dietitians weigh in on the USDA’s newly proposed beef checkoff program and say no to more beef promotion.

Sign White House Petition: Lay out plan in state of union for improving America's Health

Sign White House Petition: Lay Out Plan in State of the Union for Improving America's Health
Nutrition | January 13, 2015

Respectfully ask President Barack Obama to lay out a bold vision in his State of the Union Address for improving America's health and combating childhood obesity.

Healthy Gut Bacteria Infographic

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.


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.

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.

Marilu Henner

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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