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|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
|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
|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
|2012 PCRM School Lunch Report Card: Results|
A Report by the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine October 2012 Background | Criteria | Report Card | INDIVIDUAL DISTRICTS Pinellas County Schools: A+ (100) State: Florida 2008 Score: A (98) This is the first time in the 11-year history of the School Lunch Report Card that a school district received
|Vegetarian Foods: Powerful for Health|
A vegetarian menu is a powerful and pleasurable way to achieve good health. The vegetarian eating pattern is based on a wide variety of foods that are satisfying, delicious, and healthful. Vegetarians avoid meat, fish, and poultry. Those who include dairy products an
|The Five Most Unhealthful Fast-Food Kids Meals|
The Five Most Unhealthful Fast-Food Kids Meals A Report by the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine August 2010 As Burger King and other fast-food companies unveil new menu items marketed to children, there is growing controversy over the link between high-fat fast food and childhood obesity. One
|2008 School Lunch Report Card: Results|
Background | Criteria | Report Card | The Report Card School District Score Grade Montgomery County Public Schools (Md.)
|Vegetarian Diets for Correctional Facilities|
Vegetarian Diets for Correctional Facilities Many people choose vegetarian diets for reasons of health, ethics, environmental concerns, or others. The American Dietetic Association states that vegetarian and vegan diets have health benefits and are nutritious when appropriately planned. Luckily, planning is easy,
|Vegetarian Starter Kit|
What type of diet is best for disease prevention and to maintain a healthy weight? The best diet is one that you can stick with for life. A healthy diet is a lifestyle, not a fad that is dangerous or difficult to maintain. Abundant evidence suggests that the most healthful diets set aside animal products and also
|2003 School Lunch Report Card: Results|
A Report by the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine August 2003 Background | Review Process and Grading System | Report Card Detroit City School District (Detroit, Mich.): 94% The Detroit City School District is the 12th largest district in the United States, with 265 schools
|The Five Worst “Healthy” Fast-Food Kids Meals|
A Report by the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine June 2012 Last year, top fast-food chains including McDonald’s and Burger King announced plans to make kids meals healthier. Nearly a year after those announcements, nutrition experts with the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) eval
|Cruise Line Food Review|
A Report by the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine January 2003 When travelers decide to go on a cruise, they think of sun, fun, and food—and lots of it. With three meals and endless snacks and desserts offered each day, it’s important
|Pediatricians vs. Junk Food Giants: PCRM Doctors Report from Front Lines of Obesity Battle|
Jack is a typical child in Dr. Rina Shah’s practice. Except that at 6 years old he weighs 100 pounds. “The average child his age should be closer to 50 pounds,” says Dr. Shah, a pediatrician in Vallejo, Calif. “Jack is one of the many children in my practice who struggles with eating healthy
|Information on Vegetarian and Vegan Diets|
Vegetarian Starter Kit A good place to begin is the Vegetarian Starter Kit, which is also available in Spanish-language: Guía de Iniciación una Dieta Vegetariana. The Power Plate PCRM's Power Plate offers a healthy alternative to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Pyramid. The Power Pla