Food for Life News You Need | October 2013

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Food for Life News You Need | October 2013

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Question of the Month

What are the best foods for cancer prevention?


Considering a half or full marathon?
Sign up for PCRM’s VegRUN program
to receive training plans, nutrition tips, plant-based recipes, and advice from world class athletes! On top of these perks, you will also receive group support from others involved in the VegRUN program through our Facebook page. Sign up >


New Power Plate Visa!

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Are raw food diets healthy?Raw Material
People adopt raw-food diets for a variety of reasons—including health and vitality. But what defines a raw vegan diet, and does the science back up the claims? History of Diet >




Breast cancer awareness month

Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Breast cancer researchers have been exploring how and why different food choices can help prevent breast cancer and improve survival rates if it is diagnosed. Findings >


Fall Vegetable Kohlrabi

Fall Veggie Feature: Kohlrabi
Kohlrabi is a German word that translates to “cabbage turnip,” because this vegetable is related to cabbage but looks similar to turnips. Recipes >


Halloween TreatsNo Tricks - Just Treats
Looking for vegan alternatives to help celebrate this Halloween? Try treating them with some delicious recipes that are fun, too! Recipes >



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