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|Medical Students Across North America to Receive Free PCRM Nutrition Guide|
Fruits, vegetables, and other vegetarian foods play a key role in fighting disease and promoting health, but medical students do not always get the nutrition facts they will need to help their patients adopt better eating habits. To supplement nutritional training in medical curricula, PCRM created a 900-page nutri
|Health and Nutrition|
New in Health and Nutrition Power Foods for the Brain: An Effective 3-step Plan to Protect Your Mind and Strengthen Your Memory Neal D. Barnard, M.D.
|Poll Shows Majority of Americans Prefer Cruelty-Free Charities|
WASHINGTON—A new poll shows that 56 percent of adults say they are more likely to donate to a health charity that does not fund animal experiments than to one that does. The survey of 1,001 men and women was conducted from November 16 to 19, 2001, by Opinion Research Corporation International of Princeton, N.J.,
|How You Can Help Reform the March of Dimes|
1. Tell other people about the March of Dimes! Most people are not aware that the charity wastes their charitable donations on cruel and useless experimentation. One way you can easily raise awareness is to write letters: to the editor, to a celebrity spokesperson, and/or to any company in your community that suppor
|Think Doctors Know Nothing About Nutrition? New Guide Changes Everything|
WASHINGTON—It’s a common complaint that doctors know nothing about nutrition. But that is all set to change. The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) is distributing a 900-page nutrition guide to medical students in the United States and Canada free of charge. The Nutrition Guide for Cl
|The Vegan Diet How-To Guide for Diabetes|
Introduction Diet changes are the cornerstone to treating type 2 diabetes. Current diet recommendations require restricting portion sizes, measuring and weighing foods, and limiting the total amount of carbohydrate. However, evidence suggests that a different die
|New Humane Seal Web Site Helps You Give and Let Live|
Want to get active this spring? Maybe you’re participating in a fundraising walk or bike ride sponsored by a health charity. But is the charity funding animal experimentation? The redesigned Humane Seal website will help you walk proud by supporting an animal-friendly charity—and allow you to get active
|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
|Second Edition of ‘Nutrition Guide’ Debuts|
After working with nearly 100 medical reviewers and editors for over two years, PCRM launched a second edition of its highly regarded Nutrition Guide for Clinicians in April. The generous help of sponsors enabled PCRM to distribute more than 18,000 free copies to second-year medical students across the United State
|Find Humane Health Charities the Easy Way|
Are your donations to health charities really cruelty free? Many people give to health charities without realizing that they are indirectly supporting animal experiments. The Humane Charity Seal of Approval helps donors separate charities that fund animal experiments from those that provide vital services or ad
|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
|The Origin of U.S. Dietary Guidelines|
Current U.S. dietary policies still reflect the basic design of the food guides from the early part of this century. In 1894, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) developed the first food composition tables and dietary standards for Americans. In 1916, the first daily food guides appeared in U
|Nutrition Guide for Clinicians|
Medical students across the country will soon have access to a valuable new resource published by PCRM. The Nutrition Guide for Clinicians, a comprehensive guide to the role of nutrition in health and illness, will be distributed free of charge to medical students this spring. Dr. Barnard was joined by Drs. Rick W
|March of Dimes-Funded Animal Experiments: Commonly Asked Questions|
March of Dimes-Funded Animal Experiments: Commonly Asked Questions Animal Welfare 1. Does the March of Dimes still fund shocking animal experiments? 2. Is there any evidence for the poor treatment of animals in March of Dimes experiments? 3. How can there be any pain or suffe
|Food Guide Pyramid Revisions Letter|
September 10, 2002 John Webster Director, Public Information and Governmental Affairs Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion United States Department of Agriculture 3101 Park Center Drive, Room 1034 Alexandria, VA 22302 Dear Mr. Webster: Thank you very much for inviting us to comment on the reassessment