Food for Life Training: Overview

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Change lives in your community or at your workplace. Be part of a unique and purposeful franchise program with the support and resources of the Physicians Committee every step of the way. Apply today to teach Food for Life.

Food for Life is a global leader in plant-based nutrition and cooking education for disease prevention and survival. It is a small business franchise program for individuals and institutions to deliver nutrition and cooking classes directly to their communities around the world.

Certification to teach the Food for Life program offers an excellent small business opportunity for anyone who is enthusiastic about health, wellness, and disease prevention and wants to share their passion with their community.

The certification can also be used by organizations with a nutrition or health focus looking for an established and credible plant-based nutrition education program to offer their customers or employees.


Training Details

Next trainings: May 1-3, 2019; August 7-9, 2019

Application Deadline: January 7, 2019 (for both May and August sessions)

We will begin accepting applications in mid-October 2018.

Sign up here for future training announcements.


  • 5100 Wisconsin Ave., N.W., Ste.400, Washington DC, 20016

Course Content

A 18.25-19 credit hour continuing education training program to teach the award winning Food for Life cancer, diabetes, weight management, employee wellness, and kids’ plant-based nutrition education and cooking classes.


This program has been approved by the Commission on Dietetic Registration for 19.0 Continuing Professional Education Units (CPEU).

This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Virginia Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.


Take it from a Trainee

Pam Kropf

Read about the powerful experience of a Food for Life training participant who is now a certified program instructor. Story>>


Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine is not operated by, sponsored by, or affiliated with Food For Life Baking Co., Inc. in any way or manner.