Food for Life News You Need | September 2013

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Food for Life News You Need | September 2013

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Food for Life News You Need | September 2013

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Question of the Month

What steps can I take to help lessen my chances of getting prostate cancer?


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Don’t forget to stop by PCRM's table at these VegFests:


“Paleo” Diet Best Left in Caves

Paleo Diet Best Left in CavesNo matter what you call the fad of eating more meat and less grains, beans, and other agricultural products—Paleo, caveman, Stone Age, hunter-gatherer—this diet is not going to support overall, long-term health. Learn more >



Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

Back to School SnacksOne in three children in the United States is overweight or obese. Fortunately, by eating a plant-based diet and avoiding high-fat animal products, children can lessen their chances of obesity and related health problems. Learn more >



Cholesterol Education: HDL, LDL, and How to Control It

Cholesterol LDL HDLSeptember is Cholesterol Education Month. Read up on how you can help control your cholesterol levels and lessen your risk of heart disease or other related health problems. Learn more >


Back to School Snack Solutions

Back to School Snacks SolutionsQuick-and-easy school snacks aren't synonymous with processed and unhealthful foods. Try the following solutions to instill healthy eating habits in youth. Snack solutions >



VegRUN Spotlight: Jasmin Singer

Race season is upon us! Half marathons, full marathons, 10ks, oh my! Through our VegRUN program, you will receive training programs, plant-based recipes, advice from more than a dozen world-class athletes, and access to the VegRUN Facebook group for support! Our Hen House blogger Jasmin Singer is a plant-based blogger as well as a past VegRUN participant. Click here to read her reflections on her participation in the VegRUN program!


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Food for Life is an award-winning Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) program designed by physicians, nurses, and registered dietitians that offers cancer, diabetes, and kids classes that focus on the lifesaving effects of healthful eating. Each class includes information about how certain foods and nutrients work to promote health, along with cooking demonstrations of simple and nutritious recipes that can be recreated easily at home. Learn more here >>

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