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2014-08-13 23:11:37

Katherine Orr’s new book, "The Doctors in Mili's Suitcase ~ How I Cured My Diabetes With Food", is an accessible, educational story about adopting a whole food, plant-based diet to reverse type 2 diabetes. Honolulu, Hawaii (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 Katherine Orr recently released The Doctors in Mili's Suitcase ~ How I Cured My Diabetes With Food, which is an accessible, educational story about adopting a whole food, plant-based diet to reverse type 2 diabetes. According...

2014-08-06 12:28:43

Conference dedicated to create conversations on diet & health in America AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT/WHY: Food+Health 2014, hosted by Engine 2 + Forks Over Knives, will take place Sept. 12-14 at the AT&T Education & Conference Center on the University of Texas Campus in Austin. The conference will feature pioneers in the food world who will give TED-style thought-provoking presentations and conversations on food policy, healthcare and nutritional medicine in the...

2014-07-21 23:03:13

Clinicians Discuss Future of Global Health Care; Diet as a First-Line Diabetes Treatment Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 New dietary guidelines for diabetes management, released at the International Conference on Diabetes (ICD), hosted by the George Washington University School of Medicine and the nonprofit Physicians Committee, favor low-fat, low-glycemic, plant-based foods, curbing sodium intake to 1,500 milligrams each day, and taking a vitamin B12 supplement. A panel of 35...

2013-10-24 23:28:34

The Active Learning Elementary School in Queens and Deerfield Academy Earn National Awards for Serving Plant-Based Foods to K-12 Students Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 School cafeterias across the country continue to purge mystery meat for fresh fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and legumes. The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine—a nonprofit of 10,000 doctors—announces the winners of the 2013 Golden Carrot Awards, which rewards schools for serving healthful...

2013-07-24 23:03:02

Physicians Group and International Panel of Brain Researchers Urge Clinicians to Use Precautionary Principle in Practice: Engage Patients, Change Habits, Make Nutrition the Mainstream. Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 New Dietary Guidelines for Alzheimer’s Prevention developed by the nonprofit Physicians Committee and an international panel of brain researchers were released this past weekend at the International Conference on Nutrition and the Brain. Nearly 550 health care...

2010-12-02 15:16:00

Senate Child Nutrition Bill a Step Forward but Congress Must Do More to Help Schools Fight Obesity with Healthy Vegetarian Options WASHINGTON, Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As Congress finalizes child nutrition reauthorization legislation, doctors with the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) are urging lawmakers and President Obama to find additional ways to reduce fat and cholesterol in school lunches and give every child access to healthy vegetarian meals....

2010-03-05 07:45:00

User-Friendly Graphic Emphasizes Low-Fat Vegetarian Foods, Eliminates Confusing Portion Suggestions; New Approach Could Influence Dietary Guidelines WASHINGTON, March 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fill your plate with fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and legumes each day to keep the doctor away, say doctors and dietitians with the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine. The nonprofit organization is running a full-page advertisement in March's Today's Dietitian urging nutrition...

2009-05-04 16:50:08

The 15-year-old daughter of Montel Williams is featured in a television ad urging that vegetarian options be offered in U.S. public schools. In the TV commercial, Wyntergrace Williams urges Congress to amend the Child Nutrition Act to include meatless meals. Some of us don't eat right, Wyntergrace says in the commercial. Fast food, junk food -- sometimes, even our school lunches have too much fat and cholesterol. More than 80 of Americans believe that vegetarian meals should be available in...

2008-10-02 03:00:19

By Barnard, Neal Can cleaning up your diet help clear your head? Q I get a lot of headaches. Could they be caused by something I'm eating? A Yes, they certainly could be. A common example is MSG (monosodium glutamate), a flavor enhancer often used in Chinese restaurants and also found in processed foods. People who are sensitive to it get a feeling like a tight band around the head that kicks in about 20 minutes after MSG touches their lips. Sinus headaches strike in the forehead or...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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