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Food for Life News You Need | June 2014


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Food for Life Question of the Month
Q. Are all foods with
a high-glycemic
index (GI) bad?

Food for Life News:
After a close-to-home experience with cancer, Maine-based Food for Life instructor Mimi McGee began a journey to learning about the connection between diet and disease. Read about Mimi >

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Father's Day Black Bean BurgersFather's Day
Father’s Day is coming up, and what better way to show your dad how much you care than by sharing important information that will keep him healthy and happy? Learn more and get Father's Day recipes >

Food for Life Classes at PCRM HeadquartersFood for Life Classes at PCRM Headquarters
Food for Life Instructor Kara Blank-Gonzales has been teaching a Diabetes Initiative series at the PCRM headquarters. In an effort to bring in community members who are interested in healthful eating and plant-based diets, these classes are working towards spreading the word about PCRM’s clinic opening this fall. Learn more about this special series >

PCRM-AADE Scholarship Winner Nancy Rodriguez

PCRM-AADE Scholarship Winner
Chicago-based Food for Life instructor Nancy Rodriguez, R.N., B.S.N., C.D.E., has been chosen as the recipient of the joint PCRM/AADE Foundation Scholarship. This scholarship provides funds to a diabetes educator who is using a plant-based diet in practice and allows them to attend the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) annual meeting. Learn more >

How to Make a Hearty Vegan SandwichHow to Make a Hearty Vegan Sandwich
As summer approaches, many of us want to keep it cool in the kitchen and sometimes even take it outside all together. Sandwiches make great cold meals at home or on the go! Tips for making a hearty and satisfying sandwich >

International Conference on DiabetesVegRUN!
Are you thinking of signing up for a race this fall? Sign up for PCRM’s VegRUN program to receive training programs for a 5K, 10K, half marathon, or full marathon! You will also have access to recipes, nutrition and training tips from experts, and advice from world-class athletes. Join our Facebook page, or sign up here >