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PHOTOS and RECIPES: Congress Competes in Veggie Burger Smackdown

For attendees of a recent Physicians Committee event on Capitol Hill, it came as no surprise that members of Congress were lobbying for votes. Only this time, they were pulling for vegetables! At the inaugural Congressional Veggie Burger Smackdown, a friendly competition raged between attendees, as four fruits and vegetables faced off for the top prize.

Physicians Committee President Neal Barnard, M.D., and Equinox Chef Todd Gray Bring Veggie Burger Smackdown to Capitol Hill on July 22

WASHINGTON—The nonprofit Physicians Committee will team up with the bipartisan Vegetarian Caucus to host the inaugural Congressional Veggie Burger Smackdown on Wednesday, July 22, for Hill staffers looking for a healthful alternative to the North American Meat Institute’s Annual Hot Dog Lunch.

Heart Disease Begins in Childhood-Maybe Even In Utero: Lessons from the International Conference on Nutrition and Medicine for Cardiovascular Disease

WASHINGTON-The third-annual International Conference on Nutrition and Medicine (ICNM), jointly sponsored by The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences (GWSMHS) and the nonprofit Physicians Committee, will take place at the Grand Hyatt in Washington, from July 31 to Aug. 1, 2015.

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