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Food for Life News You Need | July 2014


Take an Upcoming Food for Life Class

International Conference on Diabetes

VegRUN: Use a plant-based diet to train for a 5K, 10K, half marathon, or marathon. Learn more >

Food for Life Employee Wellness


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Hydrating through fruits and veggiesHydrating Through Fruits and Veggies
During these hot summer months, it’s important to make sure you’re drinking enough water to stay hydrated. And while most advice says to drink around eight 8-ounce glasses of water per day, you can also meet that level by eating certain fruits and vegetables. Learn more >

UV Safety MonthUV Safety Month
Summertime sun may be difficult to avoid if you enjoy participating in outdoor activities. Since July is UV Safety Month, it’s important to learn how to best protect yourself from harmful UV rays. The most common form of cancer in the United States is skin cancer, affecting one in five Americans. Learn more >

Free nutrition lectures by Dr. Neal Barnard

Free Nutrition Lectures by Dr. Neal Barnard
Join Dr. Neal Barnard at one of the many free lectures that are scheduled for this summer and fall in the Washington, D.C., area! Schedule and details >

Fourth of July Vegan menuFourth of July
Fourth of July is coming up—do you have your vegan menu planned yet? Barbecues don’t have to be filled with unhealthful meat and dairy products; it is very easy to enjoy a delicious and traditional barbecue and still feel good about what you’re eating! Menus and recipes >

Vegan Recipe of the WeekRecipe of the Week
Do you want to receive weekly recipes from Physicians Committee including nutrition facts and tips? If you sign up to receive our Recipe of the Week e-mails, you will receive a new recipe every week from the Physicians Committee’s recipe collection. These recipes are carefully chosen to coincide with holidays and special events. They also include great suggestions for personalized alterations. Nutrition information is always included as a way for our members to see how easy it is to get all of the nutrients we need through plant-based meals. Click here to see past e-mails. Become a member today to get access to this service!

Passion for Compassion Hamptons EventPassion for Compassion Hamptons Event
Join the Physicians Committee president Neal Barnard, M.D., and members at our Passion for Compassion fundraising event in the Hamptons on August 9! The event, held in a beautiful home in Amagansett, will support efforts to put a new focus on health and compassion. Guests will be treated to plant-based hors d’oeuvres and a presentation by Dr. Barnard. Stay tuned for information about a Passion for Compassion online auction with proceeds to benefit the Physicians Committee. Learn more and purchase tickets at