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Food for Life

Helping people regain their health through food.

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Food for Life is an award-winning nutrition education and cooking class program that provides an innovative approach to diet-related chronic diseases. Since 2001, Food for Life has been a pioneer in delivering hands-on information about the direct role of plant-based nutrition in health and disease prevention to communities around the world.

Designed by physicians, nurses, and registered dietitians, Food for Life promotes healthful eating based on the latest scientific research. Each Food for Life class includes:

  • Specific information about how certain foods and nutrients work to promote or discourage disease
  • Cooking demonstrations of delicious and healthful recipes
  • Practical cooking skills and tips for incorporating healthful eating habits into daily life
  • A supportive and motivational atmosphere to empower participants to take charge of their health with the foods that are put on their plates

Upcoming Trainings

FFL Training


Fall 2024 FFL Training: Sept. 17 – Nov. 12, 2024 

Visit the Food for Life training homepage for more information on licensure guidelines, scholarship information, and much more.

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Class Descriptions

Food for Life Class Descriptions

View our complete list of classes and series curricula that help prevent, manage, and even reverse many of the most common chronic diseases.

Our Team

The Food for Life program has an outstanding international team of dedicated individuals and institutions committed to saving lives through plant-based nutrition education. They share a true passion for empowering their fellow community members about food as medicine. 

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Get Healthy With Good Nutrition

Food for Life classes teach you how to improve your health with a plant-based diet.