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December 2016
Food for Life Update

  • Nutrition in a Nutshell: Snacks for Kids
  • Food for Life Training 2017
  • Healthy Eating for the Holidays
  • Nutrition in Research
  • Eat the Season: Artichokes

November 2016
National Diabetes Month

  • Nutrition in a Nutshell: Diabetes
  • American Diabetes Month
  • #StickAForkInDiabetes Social Selfie
  • Food for Life Across the Nation
  • Processed Meat Webinar
  • Nutrition in Research

      October 2016
      Food for Life Newsletter October 2016

      • Nutrition in a Nutshell: Calcium
      • Breast Cancer Awareness Month
      • Food for Life Instructor Blog: A New Prescription in London
      • Stay Plant-Based this Halloween
      • Food for Life Welcomes 23 New Faces
      • Nutrition in Research

       

      September 2016

      • Nutrition in a Nutshell: Iron
      • Childhood Obesity Awareness Month
      • Food for Life Across the Nation
      • Nutrition in Research

      August 2016

      • Nutrition in a Nutshell: Protein
      • Great Grains: Fuel for Optimal Health
      • Food for Life Across the Nation
      • Nutrition in Research

      July 2016

      • Nutrition in a Netshell: Soy
      • Food for Life Across the Nation
      • A Four-Step Approach to Metabolic Health
      • Nutrition in Research
      • Are Healthy Lunches Being Served in Your School?

      June 2016
      Senior Health and Fitness Day

      • Nutrition in a Nutshell: Folate
      • Senior Health and Fitness Day
      • Kickstart: New Recipes, New Photos, New Coaches!
      • No Guts, No Glory: Two Tips to Diversify Your Microbiome
      • Are Healthy Lunches Being Served in Your School?
      • Nutrition in Research 

      May 2016
      Spring Clean Better with Plants

      • Nutrition in a Nutshell – Vitamin D
      • Spring Clean, Better with Plants
      • Food for Life Instructor Spotlight: Sapna Von Reich
      • Food for Life Training 2016
      • International Conference on Nutrition in Medicine
      • Food for Life Across the Nation - May 2016
      • Nutrition in Research - May 2016

      April 2016
      The Negative Calorie Effect

      • The Negative-Calorie Effect
      • Spring Menu
      • International Conference on Nutrition and Medicine
      • Food for Life Across the Nation
      • Food for Life Training 2016
      • Nutrition in Research

      March 2016

      • Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
      • National Nutrition Month
      • The Truth About Eggs
      • Food for Life Across the Nation
      • International Conference on Nutrition in Medicine
      • Food for Life Training 2016
      • Nutrition in Research

      February 2016
      American Heart Health Month

      • American Heart Health Month
      • International Conference on Nutrition in Medicine
      • Airport Food Review
      • Food for Life Training 2016
      • Nutrition in Research

      January 2016
      Year End Matching Gift Challenge

      • Start Your Year Off Right with Our 21-Day Kickstart
      • Cervical Cancer Awareness Month
      • Food for Life in 2016
      • Nutrition in Research
      • Food Power for Athletes

      December 2015

      • Join the Physicians Committee in New York!
      • Holiday Menu
      • Nutrition in Research
      • Food for Life Across the Nation

      November 2015

      • American Diabetes Month
      • Kickstart in November and Get Holiday Recipes
      • Golden Carrot Award Winner
      • Best Practices for School Lunches at Home
      • Thanksgiving Menu
      • You and Your Physician

      October 2015

      • Breast Cancer Awareness Month
      • Not-So-Spooky Halloween Menu
      • Nutrition in Research
      • Food for Life Across the Nation
      • Eat the Season: Carrots

      September 2015

      • Meet Kathy Freston
      • Gut Flora and Your Health
      • Nutrition in Research
      • Kickstart is Back in Action
      • International Conference on Nutrition in Medicine: Cardiovascular Disease
      • Food for Life Across the Nation
      • Physician Profile: Heather Shenkman, M.D., F.A.C.C.
      • Neal Barnard, M.D. Talks About Diabetes

      August 2015

      • Carbohydrates: Complex versus Simple
      • Nutrition in Research
      • Congress Competes in Veggie Burger Smackdown
      • Physicians Committee in India
      • Welcoming 70 New FFL Affiliates
      • Food for Life Across the Nation
      • Nominate Your School for the Golden Carrot Award!—DEADLINE
      • Veganist Author Kathy Freston Speaks to Members

      July 2015

      • Seven Ways to Boost Heart Health
      • Get Your Heart Pumping with a Cardio Workout with Marco Borges
      • Food for Life Across the Nation
      • Cardiovascular Disease and Nutrition
      • Are Healthy Lunches Being Served in Your School?

      June 2015

      • Heart Health Tweet Chat
      • Five Healthy Ways to Celebrate Father's Day
      • Plant-Based Diets Improve Diabetes
      • Food for Life in the News
      • Cardiovascular Disease and Back Pain
      • Nominate Your School for the Golden Carrot Award

      May 2015

      • National High Blood Pressure Education Month
      • Spring and Summer Gatherings and Recipe
      • Cardiovascular Disease in Children
      • Food for Life in the News
      • Nominate Your School for the Golden Carrot Award
      • Eat the Season: Artichokes

      April 2015

      • Food for Life Training 2015
      • Plant-Based Diets in the Workplace
      • Food for Life in the News
      • International Conference on Nutrition in Medicine: Cardiovascular Disease
      • Eat the Season: Leeks

      March 2015 >

      • Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
      • International Conference on Nutrition in Medicine: Cardiovascular Disease
      • Food for Life Training 2015
      • How to Read Food Labels
      • Behind the Milk Industry’s ‘Get Real’ Campaign
      • Eat the Season: Rutabagas

      February 2015 >

      • Leafy Greens in Terminal 3?
      • Kickstart Your Health Little Rock
      • International Conference on Nutrition in Medicine: Cardiovascular Disease
      • Food for Life Training 2015
      • Go Plant Based: Lose Weight Without Counting Calories

      January 2015 >

      • Begin the New Year with a 21-Day Kickstart
      • VegRUN! Sign up in the New Year
      • Food for Life Classes
      • Eat the Season: 10 Recipes Using Kale

      December 2014 >

      • No Carbs? No Way!
      • Stay Organized this Holiday Season!
      • Food for Life in the News
      • The Overlap Between Chronic and Infectious Diseases
      • Winter Holiday Recipes
      • Gut Flora, Diet and Health

      November 2014 >

      • Thanksgiving Menu
      • Eat the Season: Pumpkin
      • Oats—It's What's for Breakfast!
      • Food for Life in the News
      • Blogs: Which to Trust?
      • Food for Life Instructor Spotlight: JL Fields

      October 2014 >

      • Ketogenic Diet: Fact or Fad?
      • Breast Cancer Awareness Month
      • Gut Flora, Diet, and Health
      • Instructor Spotlight: Barbara J. Mathison
      • Healthy School Lunches
      • Food for Life in the News
      • 10 Recipes Using Sweet Potatoes

      September 2014 >

      • Childhood Obesity Awareness Month
      • Food for Life at the Metropolitain Police Department
      • Vegan Gluten-Free Menu
      • Instructor Spotlight: Ajani Simmons
      • Food for Life in the News
      • Gut Flora, Diet, and Health: Part 2: Diabetes

      August 2014 >

      • Gut Flora, Diet, and Health
      • Eat the Season: Peaches
      • Boulder to NYC: Meeting and Exceeding School Lunch Requirements
      • Food for Life Instructors in the Blogosphere
      • Welcoming 62 New Food for Life Affiliates
      • Food for Life in the News

      July 2014 >

      • Hydrating Through Fruits and Veggies
      • UV Safety Month
      • Free Nutrition Lectures by Dr. Neal Barnard
      • Fourth of July Menu
      • Recipe of the Week
      • Passion for Compassion Hamptons Event

      June 2014 >

      • Father's Day
      • Food for Life Classes at Physicians Committee Headquarters
      • Physicians Committee/AADE Scholarship Winner
      • How to Make a Hearty Vegan Sandwich
      • VegRUN!

      May 2014 >

      • Enjoy the Season: Beets!
      • Support the EAT for Health and ENRICH Acts Now!
      • National Physical Fitness and Sports Month
      • National Barbecue Month
      • International Conference on Diabetes

      April 2014 >

      • VegRUN Spring 2014
      • International Conference on Diabetes
      • Easter and Passover Menus
      • Eat the season, asparagus
      • Earth Day 2014

      March 2014 >

      • Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
      • International Conference on Diabetes
      • Food for Life Summer 2014 Certification Training
      • Golden Carrot Award
      • Vegan Mayor Takes Town’s Health Into His Own Hands
      • VegRun

      February 2014 >

      • February Is American Heart Month
      • Beat the Wintertime Blues with a Mood-Boosting Plant-Based Diet!
      • Eat the Season: Bok Choy
      • Summer 2014 Food for Life Training: June 18-20
      • Celebs, Congress Attend Vegetarian Caucus Luncheon
      • Food for Life in the News

      January 2014 >

      • National Cervical Cancer Awareness Month
      • Newly Vegan Celebrities of 2013
      • Join the Jan. 1 Kickstart
      • Dr. Barnard Wins Plant-Based Debate
      • VegRUN in the New Year

      December 2013 >

      • Change Your Diet, Change Your Life
      • Holiday Recipes
      • Eat the Season: Cabbage
      • Fight the Urge to Hibernate
      • Low-Carb Low Point
      • Food for Life Classes
      • School Lunch Quantity Recipes

      November 2013 >

      • American Diabetes Month
      • Eat Right! For Your Blood Type?
      • Eating to Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease
      • Plant-Based Thanksgiving Menu
      • Eat the Season: Fennel
      • Food for Life Society Adds New Benefit

      October 2013 >

      • Raw Material
      • Breast Cancer Awareness Month
      • Fall Veggie Feature: Kohlrabi
      • No Tricks - Just Treats

      September 2013 >

      • “Paleo” Diet Best Left in Caves
      • Childhood Obesity Awareness Month
      • Cholesterol Education: HDL, LDL, and How to Control It
      • Back to School Snack Solutions
      • VegRUN Spotlight: Jasmin Singer

      August 2013 >

      • Food for Life: Employee Wellness Program
      • A 10-City Worksite Study Gets Employees Healthy
      • Breaking the Cheese Addiction: Step 3 Cleansing the Palate
      • FFL Neighborhood Outreach: Washington, D.C.
      • Is Fasting a Good Idea?

      July 2013 >

      • Breaking the Cheese Addiction Step 2: Making New Friends
      • Summer Farmers Markets
      • Leaving Your Home, Not Your Health
      • Success Stories: Beth Perera
      • Instructor Shares Vital Nutrition Information with Kids
      • Mediterranean Diet Is Misleading Westerners

      June 2013 >

      • Food for Life Father’s Day Inspiration
      • Fete Your Father with a Vegan Barbecue
      • Breaking the Cheese Addiction
      • Eat the Season: The Cherry On Top of Deliciousness
      • Food for Life Native American Program
      • Fourth Annual Masters in April Golf Tournament Benefitting PCRM
      • Join the VegRun Marathon Training Program

      May 2013 >

      • Mother’s Day Brunch Menu
      • Inspiration from the Mothers of Food for Life Instructors: Gloria Huerta and Sandi Rechenmacher
      • Mother's Day Tribute
      • AMA Publishes Article on Physicians’ Responsibilities for Patients’ Nutrition
      • International Conference on Nutrition and the Brain

      April 2013 >

      • Golf to Save Lives! Sign Up for the Fourth Annual Texas Golf Tournament
      • Children are Increasingly Growing to Love Their Vegetables
      • Attend the International Conference of Nutrition and the Brain
      • Cleansing Spring Menu
      • Eating for the Health of You and the Earth

      March 2013 >

      • Summer 2013 Food for Life Application Deadline is March 29!
      • Food for Life Instructor Spotlight: Kendra Julian-Baker
      • A Plant-Powered Prescription
      • Food for Life Instructors in the Blogosphere
      • Going Green Menu for March

      February 2013 >

      • NEW Food for Life Summer Training Dates: June 26-28, 2013
      • Food for Life Instructor Spotlight: Phil Eherenman
      • My Success Story: More Plant Foods, Less Pain
      • Heart-Healthy Menu for February, American Heart Month!
      • Food for Life in the News

      January 2013 >

      • Inspiration from Food for Life Instructors
      • Diabetes Dilemma: Unlocking the Solution for 100 Million Americans
      • Monthly 21-Day Kickstart Programs Begin Jan. 1! New Biometrics Feature Available
      • Food for Life Instructor Spotlight: Elizabeth Federman
      • Share Your Story and Inspire Others
      • More Plants on Your Plate for 2013!

      December 2012 >

      • Food for Life Program Welcomes 20 New Faces
      • New Kickstart Biometrics Help You Track Your Health Beginning Jan. 1
      • Make a Vegan Resolution for 2013
      • Physician Trades Scalpel for Spatula
      • New Year, New You Health Immersion in Texas
      • Has a Plant-Based Diet Changed Your Life?

      October 2012 >

      • Spanish-Language-Only Kickstart Launched by PCRM on Oct. 1
      • Food for Life Instructor Spotlight: Mona Sigal
      • PCRM Vegan Recipe Wins Blue Ribbon at Applefest
      • There is Still time to Join PCRM's VegRun
      • Diabetes Linked to Higher Risk of Breast Cancer

      September 2012 >

      • Oct. 4-6, 2012—The Weekend that Will Change Your Life!
      • August Food for Life Training and Seminar a Success
      • Food for Life Instructor Spotlight: Susan Lavelle
      • Bottled Lightning: Food for Life Training
      • Red and Processed Meats Increase the Risk of Stroke

      August 2012 >

      • Kickstart Your Health in October
      • VOTE: Wednesday Deadline to Help PCRM Win $25,000
      • One Week Left to Apply! Teach the Food for Life Program
      • Food for Life Instructor Spotlight: Kathryn Lorusso
      • Another Food for Life Success Story
      • Anthocyanin Intake Decreases Type 2 Diabetes Risk

      June 2012 >

      • Registration Now Open for the Food for Life Seminar on Aug. 10 in Nation’s Capital
      • New CME Program Available Now on NutritionCME.org
      • Food for Life Instructor Spotlight: Nancy Lyons
      • Father’s Day BBQ Menu
      • Food for Life in the News
      • Can You Make It As A Vegetarian Athlete?
      • Food for Life Class Listings
         

      March 2012 >

      • Golf to Save Lives! Sign Up for the Third Annual Texas Golf Tournament
      • Health Care Professionals: Earn Continuing Medical Education (CME) Credits Online for Free!
      • Going Green Menu: Bring in Spring on Your Plate
      • Food for Life Instructor Spotlight: Sapna Von Reich
      • Vegetarian Diets Improve Mood and Lower Stress

      February 2012 >

      • Two Weeks Left to Apply: Become a Food for Life Instructor!
      • Heart Healthy Valentine’s Day Menu
      • Kickstart Your Health: New Food for Life Classes Focus on Losing Weight in a Healthful Way
      • Food for Life in the News: 55-Year-Old Man Loses 40 Pounds on Kickstart
      • Food for Life Instructor Spotlight: Jonathan Gaxiola
      • Diet and Cancer Research Update

      January 2012 >

      • Year-End Matching Gift Challenge
      • Mark Your Calendars: Food for Life Training May 9-11
      • New Year, New Me Menu: Recipes for a Healthier You
      • Bring in a Healthier New Year with PCRM’s Next 21-Day Vegan Kickstart
      • Food for Life in the News
      • Food for Life Instructor Spotlight: Joanne Irwin
      • Diet and Cancer Research Update

      December 2011 >

      • The Food for Life Program Continues to Grow
      • Holiday Menu: Simple, Delicious, Veg-Friendly Dishes
      • Holiday Gifts that Save Lives
      • Shop to Support PCRM
      • Food for Life Instructor Spotlight
      • Food for Life in the News
      • Diet and Cancer Research Update

      November 2011 >

      • Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month

      • Running for Our Health

      • Food for Life Instructor Spotlight: Lisa Dahlmeier

      • Thanksgiving Menu: Tasty, Comforting Meals for a Veg-Friendly Holiday

      • Food for Life in the News

      September 2011 >

      • Join PCRM’s 21-Day Vegan Kickstart
      • Teach Plant-Based Nutrition and Cooking Classes
      • Labor Day Grilling Menu
      • PCRM’s Healthy School Lunches Seeks Golden Carrot Nominees
      • Former President Bill Clinton Goes Veg
      • Whole Food Nutrition for a Cancer-Free Lifestyle
      • Diet and Ovarian Cancer
      • New! NutritionFacts.org

      July 2011 >

      • Coming This Fall: The Food for Life New Instructor Training
      • Salads to Support The Cancer Project
      • July 4th Menu 
      • Keeping Your Bones Healthy in the Summertime
      • MadCity VegFest Gains Recognition
      • Diet and Cancer in the News
      • New Food for Life Cooking Classes

      May 2011 >

      • Skin Cancer Awareness Month
      • New! Food for Life 90-Day Journal
      • Food for Life Instructor Spotlight: Veg Moms Spill the Beans
      • Mother’s Day Comfort Foods Menu
      • Vegan Diet Reduces Breast Cancer Risk
      • Food for Life Moving to Jamaica
      • Diet and Cancer in the News
      • New Food for Life Cooking Classes

      April 2011 >

      • Expanding Outreach Efforts
      • Mushrooms for Cancer Prevention & Survival  
      • 21 Day Vegan Kickstart 
      • Easter & Passover Brunch Menu
      • Honor a Someone Special with a Tribute Gift
      • Diet and Cancer in the News
      • New Food for Life Cooking Classes

      February 2011 >

      • Bring the Food for Life Program to Your Community
      • Survivor Story Highlight: Kris Carr
      • PCRM Membership
      • Heart Healthy Valentine’s Menu
      • Diet and Cancer in the News
      • New Food for Life Cooking Classes

      November 2010>

      • StayClassy Classy Award Winner
      • The Cancer Project Speaks at New York VegFest 2010
      • Survivor Story Highlight: Marlene Marcello
      • Thanksgiving Meal Plan
      • Diet and Cancer in the News
      • New Food for Life Cooking Classes

      October 2010>

      • Book Angels Needed to Bring the Guide to Libraries
      • Food for Life for Kids Makes Healthy Food Fun
      • New Recipe of the Week!
      • Diet and Cancer in the News
      • New Food for Life Cooking Classes

      September 2010>

      • Special Tribute to David P. Tenberg

      • PCRM's 21-Day Vegan Kickstart Begins on Sept. 6

      • Community Fundraising Events Raise Awareness

      • USDA Nutrition Guidelines Are Changing

      • Diet and Cancer in the News

      • New Food for Life Cooking Classes

      July 2010>

      • Party for Life in Mystic, Conn.
      • Paint with a Purpose to Benefit Cancer Project
      • Educational Alliance Partner Highlight
      • Diet and Cancer in the News
      • New Food for Life Cooking Classes

      Winter 2008>

      • Keep Your Weight-Loss Resolution with a Vegetarian Diet
      • ‘Crash Course’ Hits the Airwaves
      • Deborah Pace Shares Her Story In Memory of Her Daughter
      • Red and Processed Meat Consumption Significantly Increases Cancer Risk
      • Calcium, Dairy Products, and Prostate Cancer Incidence

      Fall 2007>

      • Cancer Specialists Call for Changes to Federal Food Policy
      • Top Medical Researchers Offer Information for Attendees and Amateurs Alike
      • Vegetables and Fruits Double Breast Cancer Survival Rates
      • Western Diet Impairs Colon Cancer Survival

      Summer 2007>

      • Six Secrets for Health Food on the Run
      • Marilu Henner and Chef Sualua Host Cooking Demonstrations
      • Share Your Story!
      • Flavonoid Consumption May Decrease Pancreatic Cancer Risk
      • Study Finds Link Between Diet and Exercise and Breast Cancer Survival

      Spring 2007>

      • Ten Tips to Entice Picky Young Eaters
      • The Cancer Project Spreads Message to the South
      • Attention Health Professionals: Save the Date!
      • Broccoli Compound Helps Destroy Breast Cancer Cells
      • Fiber Lowers Breast Cancer Risk

      Winter 2007>

      • Top Five Reasons to Maintain a Healthy Weight in 2007
      • A Landmark Year
      • Red Meat Increases Breast Cancer Risk
      • Obesity Decreases Ovarian Cancer Survival

      Fall 2006>

      • Cancer Project Symposium a Success
      • Cooking Classes Receive Rave Reviews
      • Processed Meat Increases Stomach Cancer Risk
      • Adult Weight Gain Increases Risk for All Types of Breast Cancer

      Summer 2006 >

      • World-Renowned Cancer Researchers Speak at July Symposium
      • New Research Review Links Diet and Immune Function in Cancer Prevention
      • High Cholesterol Tied to Prostate Cancer
      • Soy Food Consumption Lowers Breast Cancer Risk
      • Tribute Gifts to Honor Loved Ones
      • Save Your Place with Playful, Food-Friendly Bookmarks

      Spring 2006 >

      • World-Renowned Vegan Chef Teaches Food for Life Cooking Classes
      • Study Finds Soymilk Is a Hit with Schoolchildren
      • Cancer Project Teams with General Electric, Major Hospitals
      • Dairy Products Increase Ovarian Cancer Risk
      • Why Red Meat May Lead to Colorectal Cancer

      Winter 2006 >

      • Christina Cooks for The Cancer Project
        Emmy Award-Winning TV Chef Teaches Food for Life Class
      • New TV Spot Champions Healthy Vegetarian Diets
      • Fish Oil Does Not Prevent Cancer
      • Obesity Linked to the Return of Prostate Cancer
      • Alcohol Consumption Increases Cancer Risk

      October 2005 >

      • Lance Armstrong Foundation Goes on Location—To The Cancer Project
      • Letter from the President
      • Vegan Diet and Lifestyle Changes Slow Prostate Cancer
      • Low-Fat Diet Improves Breast Cancer Survival
      • Fish Consumption Multiplies Prostate Cancer Risk