DONATE
FOR PHYSICIANS
HEALTH AND NUTRITION
ETHICAL RESEARCH & EDUCATION
MEDIA CENTER
LEGISLATIVE FOCUS
CLINICAL RESEARCH
EDUCATIONAL LITERATURE
MEMBERSHIP
SHOP

Dr. Barnard's Blog

Connect with Us

 

 

The Physicians Committee




Find the Page You Are Looking For


We recently redesigned the PCRM website, so it is possible you followed a link that doesn't work.

Please use the search function to find what you are looking for. All site content has been preserved.

Or browse through the main site categories listed to the left.

The following search results from our site may contain the page you are looking for or similar content.

Treating Multiple Sclerosis with Diet: Fact or Fraud?
09/24/2010 - Treating Multiple Sclerosis with Diet: Fact or Fraud? John A. McDougall, M.D. Most health professionals dismiss the idea that multiple sclerosis (MS), a degenerative disease of the nervous system, might be linked to diet. It seems ridiculous to them that so mysterious a disease may be affected by something so simp
Using Foods Against Menstrual Pain
09/24/2010 - Using Foods Against Menstrual Pain   What Causes the Pain? Most women experience some menstrual pain, For up to 15 percent, it is severe enough to interfere with work and other activities for one or more days every month.1 Sometimes the paindiminishes after childbirth, but for many women it continues.2 In th
Cholesterol and Heart Disease
09/15/2010 - Cholesterol and Heart Disease Every day, nearly 2,600 Americans die of some type of cardiovascular disease, an average of one death every 34 seconds, and 7.1 million Americans have had a heart attack during their lifetimes.1 Those who survive often go on to have another heart attack later on. But this need not happe
Foodborne Illness
09/15/2010 - Foodborne Illness Foodborne diseases are a serious and growing problem. Foodborne diseases cause an estimated 76 million illnesses, 325,000 hospitalizations, and 5,000 deaths in the United States each year. Experts estimate that the yearly cost of all foodborne diseases
Mad Cow Disease
09/15/2010 - Mad Cow Disease Bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), also known as mad cow disease, has surfaced in more than 20 countries including the United States.1 Health authorities consider it to be the most likely cause of a variant of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (vCJD), a fatal brain disease that has affected 217 people wor
Health Topics
09/09/2010 - PCRM is pleased to provide fact sheets on several preventive medicine and nutrition topics: Arthritis Arthritis and Foods Calcium Calcium and Strong Bones: Protecting Your Bones Parents' Guide to Building Better Bones Cancer Breast Cancer Colon Cancer Hormone Replacement Therapy
Parents' Guide to Building Better Bones
09/09/2010 - Parents' Guide to Building Better Bones Most parents recognize the need to encourage healthy eating habits in their children, and they have heard that calcium is important for building healthy bones. But did you know that keeping salt and animal protein intake low and fruit
Foods for Cancer Prevention
09/09/2010 - Foods for Cancer Prevention Of the many diseases that affect people these days, cancer is among the most feared. But despite a wealth of scientific data, most people remain unaware of how they can reduce their risk of developing cancer. According to the National Cancer Institute, as much as 80 percent of all cance
Organic Meats Are Not Health Foods
09/09/2010 - Organic Meats Are Not Health Foods So-called organic meats are sold as a means for people to reduce their exposure to hormones and chemical toxins. The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) states that animals raised on an organic operation must be fed organic feed and given access to the outdoors. They a
Food for Life TV Archive
09/08/2010 - 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
2008 Airport Food Review
11/01/2008 - 2008 Airport Food Review   A Report by the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine Winter 2008 During this season of increased air travel, where can a hungry traveler find a healthful meal? Nutritionists with the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) surveyed meals in 15 of the nation&
“MAP” for Improving Drug Testing: Mandatory Alternatives Petition Urges FDA to Require Use of Replacements to Animal Testing
03/01/2008 - By John J. Pippin, M.D. This op-ed was published in the March 1, 2008 issue of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology News. Under fire on several fronts in recent months, the beleaguered FDA is facing particular scrutiny regarding the safety of drugs approved for human use. Recent high-profile drug safety fail
2007 Airport Food Review
11/01/2007 - 2007 Airport Food Review   A Report by the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine Winter 2007 With the holiday travel season approaching, nutritionists with the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) have again reviewed the healthfulness of meals served in some of the nation’s bus
2006 Airport Food Review
11/01/2006 - 2006 Airport Food Review   A Report by the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine Winter 2006 As the holiday travel season begins, nutrition experts at the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) have again reviewed the food served at the nation’s busiest airports. PCRM's report, no
2006 School Lunch Report Card: Background
08/01/2006 - background | the criteria | the report card | As children enter school this fall, they will learn the importance of math, science, and English. But high juvenile obesity rates and an epidemic of type 2 diabetes in children highlight the
2006 School Lunch Report Card: Results
08/01/2006 - background | the criteria | the report card |   The Report Card   School District Score Grade Fa
Nutritional Approaches for Coronary Artery Disease: Survey of Cardiologists Reveals Insufficient Recommendation of Very Low-Fat Diets
02/01/2006 - Nutritional Approaches for Coronary Artery Disease: Survey of Cardiologists Reveals Insufficient Recommendation of Very Low-Fat Diets   A Report by the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine February 2006 By Keith Rafal, M.D., M.P.H.; Amy Joy Lanou, Ph.D.; Neal D. Barnard, M.D. In
2004 School Lunch Report Card
08/01/2004 - 2004 School Lunch Report Card   A Report by the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine August 2004 background | the criteria | the report card | As elementary school students return to the classroom this fall, many face more than acade
2004 School Lunch Report Card
08/01/2004 - 2004 School Lunch Report Card   A Report by the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine August 2004