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|2004 Golden Carrot Award Winners|
The Golden Carrot Awards go to food service professionals who approach child nutrition in an innovative way that encourages children to eat more healthfully. The winning programs feature low-fat meals; encourage kids to eat lots of fresh fruits, vegetables, and whole grains; provide vegetarian or vegan menu items; resp
|Reports from PCRM's Nutrition Department|
Five Worst Fast-Food Secret Menu Items March 2013 The Five Worst Cookbooks of 2012 December 2012 The Five Worst Children’s Hospital Food Environments Autumn 2012 Fecal Contamination on Retail Chicken Products in the Buffalo, N.Y., Area November 2012 2012 Airpo
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
|Food for Life TV Archive|
View any of the many archived shows below. March 3: Lively Flavored Latin Seitan Stew (YouTube) Katherine Lawrence, a Cancer Project Food for Life cooking class instructor, prepares Latin Seitan Stew from Dr. Barnard’s The Cancer Survivor’s Guide: Foods That Help you Fight Back. The bell peppers in th
|Food for Life TV|
Nutrition News – Lectures by Neal Barnard, M.D. – Cooking Demonstrations – Your Questions Answered – Shopping Tips – Restaurant Reviews – And More! Core Classes A New Approach to Type 2 Diabetes Neal Barnard, M.D., gives an overview of the worldwide diabetes epide
|A Natural Approach to Migraines|
A Natural Approach to Migraines Research has shown surprising links between migraines and food. Certain foods can cause migraines, while others can prevent or even treat them. Coffee, for example, can sometimes knock out a migraine and foods rich in magnesium, calcium, complex carbohydrates, and fiber have been us
|A Proposal for Improved Healthfulness in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program|
Many Americans are in less than optimal health. Approximately two-thirds are overweight, half of whom are obese. Diabetes prevalence continues to climb with 25.8 million Americans suffering from the disease and an estimated 79 million more with prediabetes (CDC Diabetes 2011). Economically disadvantaged people are at
|Vegetarian Foods: Powerful for Health|
Vegetarian Foods: Powerful for Health World-renowned figures as diverse as philosophers Plato and Nietzsche, political leaders Benjamin Franklin and Gandhi, and pop icons Paul McCartney and Bob Marley have all advocated a vegetarian diet. Science is also on the side of v
|Vegetarian Diets: Advantages for Children|
Vegetarian Diets: Advantages for Children Nutrition Panel: Patricia R. Bertron, R.D., Carol M. Coughlin, R.D., Suzanne Havala, M.S., R.D., L.D.N., F.A.D.A., Virginia Messina, M.P.H., R.D., Neal D. Barnard, M.D. Section One Encouraging children to eat well, right from t
|Cutting Costs and Improving Health: Prioritize Healthful Foods in Food Assistance Programs|
Cutting Costs and Improving Health: Federal Food Policy Reforms Could Save Billions A Report from the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine July 28, 2011 2. Prioritize Healthful Foods in Food Assistance Programs The U.S. Government could cut program costs over the short term and reduce medical costs over t
|Food for Life Training: Agenda|
Translating Nutrition Research into Community Education: A Workshop for Implementing Diet-Related Chronic Disease Curricula Food for Life Training: Agenda SIGN UP TO RECEIVE UPDATES > Wednesday, June 26
|Vegetarian Diets Healthy Choice for Young People, Doctors Say|
WASHINGTON—A study was published in the April 2009 issue of the Journal of the American Dietetic Association on vegetarian diets and eating disorders. The study appears to have been misinterpreted by some reporters as suggesting that a vegetarian diet might lead to eating disorders. This is not what the study
|Farm Bill 2008: Childhood Obesity, Health Disparities, and Federal Nutrition Policy|
Childhood Obesity, Health Disparities, and Federal Nutrition Policy Neal D. Barnard, M.D. Childhood obesity and the adult diseases with which it is associated are major threats to Americans. Overweight and obesity now affect the majority of the U.S. population, increasing the risk of diabetes, hypertension, and h
|Weight Control and Obesity Prevention in Children|
Weight Control and Obesity Prevention in Children People who maintain a healthy weight throughout life stay healthier and live longer than those who are overweight. The lifestyle habits that help keep us slim—exercise and a healthy diet—also cut our risk of d
|Airline Food Report|
Airline Food Report A Review by the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine Fall 2003 Just in time for Thanksgiving travel, the doctors and nutritionists at the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) have rated 10 of the top airlines for the