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Nutrition is Actually the Sweetest Thing

KFC’s Double Down is a Nutritional Russian Roulette

JLo Goes Vegan: An Inside Look Into the Surging Popularity of Plant-Based Diets

Get Omega-3s with Ease

Fed Up: Let’s Really Move Big Food Out of School Lunches

Breakfast of Chumps

Vegetables Less Healthy than Fried Chicken? Don’t Fall for Clickbait Headlines

Colorectal Cancer: Raise Awareness of the Solution, Not Just the Problem

The Shameful Sham of Shamrock Shakes

An Event that’s Absolutely Sublime



November 2014

October 2014

September 2014



Grilling Hot Dogs for Labor Day? Think Again
08/30/11 - Between Memorial Day and Labor Day, Americans eat 7 billion hot dogs. That’s more than 800 hot dogs a second. It’s as if the entire nation has signed up for a hot-dog eating contest. But instead of winning a prize, our country loses big time. We have disturbingly high rates of a deadly type of cancer. more >

NutritionFacts.org: Daily Videos on Plant-Based Nutrition
08/26/11 - Be sure to sign up for PCRM’s 21-Day Vegan Kickstart, and check out a new website called NutritionFacts.org by Michael Greger, M.D. more >

PCRM’s Plan to Solve the NYC Food Stamp Controversy
08/22/11 - The USDA just rejected New York Mayor Bloomberg's plan that aimed to block grocers from taking Food Stamps as payment for sodas and other sugary drinks. Bloomberg aimed to fight obesity. I believe the Mayor was on the right track. more >

A Former President Gives a Nutrition Lesson
08/19/11 - Today is Bill Clinton’s 65th birthday. I would like to wish him many, many more, and to commend the Vegan-in-Chief for advocating a healthful plant-based diet. more >

Behind the Scenes at Institute of Medicine's Meeting on Chimpanzee Experiments
08/18/11 - Chimpanzee experiments are not necessary to test new HIV vaccines or create new therapeutics for hepatitis C said scientists at the IOM ’s recent meeting. more >

The Real Planet of the Apes
08/11/11 - The new Rise of the Planet of the Apes movie might be science fiction, but it’s grounded in fact: Every day in the United States, laboratories confine and experiment on chimpanzees. And both chimpanzees and humans suffer dire consequences. more >

Avoiding America’s Obesity Ceiling: Our Plan to Improve Health, Save Taxpayers Billions
08/04/11 - After a long and difficult debate, Congress finally approved an agreement this week to raise the debt ceiling. The new plan hinges on making big cuts to the federal budget. But where can those savings be found? Let me offer a plan for budget reduction that Americans can get behind. more >

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