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The Physicians Committee





Nutrition is Actually the Sweetest Thing

KFC’s Double Down is a Nutritional Russian Roulette

JLo Goes Vegan: An Inside Look Into the Surging Popularity of Plant-Based Diets

Get Omega-3s with Ease

Fed Up: Let’s Really Move Big Food Out of School Lunches

Breakfast of Chumps

Vegetables Less Healthy than Fried Chicken? Don’t Fall for Clickbait Headlines

Colorectal Cancer: Raise Awareness of the Solution, Not Just the Problem

The Shameful Sham of Shamrock Shakes

An Event that’s Absolutely Sublime



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John Salley Says Vegan Diets Fight Diabetes in NBA’s Hoop Magazine
07/27/11 - NBA powerhouse John Salley has teamed up with PCRM to deliver a vitally important message: A healthy vegan diet helps you prevent diabetes. John’s new ad is in the latest issue of NBA’s Hoop magazine. more >

PCRM Scientists Push EPA to Scuttle Animal Test Plans
07/22/11 - The PCRM toxicology team has spared 120 rats from a painful death in a chemical toxicity test with an insecticide called Tau-fluvalinate. more >

BOTOX Makers Drastically Reduce Animal Testing
07/19/11 - BOTOX manufacturer Allergan Inc. recently announced that the FDA has approved a cell-based test method for BOTOX that replaces animal use. It’s a step in the right direction for the cosmetics and pharmaceuticals industries, as BOTOX has multiple clinical applications. more >

When It Comes to Fruits and Vegetables, Which Color Is Healthiest?
07/19/11 - What are the most healthful foods? A team of Dutch researchers tackled exactly that question. Although fruits and vegetables of all kinds are good for your heart, the biggest health impact came from the orange group. more >

Unhappy Meals: Kids LiveWell Program Promotes Fast Food to Children
07/14/11 - Yesterday, to great fanfare, the National Restaurant Association launched Kids LiveWell, a new program that supposedly highlights healthful options for children at Burger King, Chili’s, and 17 other restaurant chains with more than 15,000 locations around the country. more >

Dairy Products Make You Fat, Grains and Vegetables Keep You Thin
07/12/11 - Children eating the most dairy products were nearly twice as likely to be overweight, compared with those consuming the least dairy products, according to a new study published in Nutrition Journal. more >

New Vegan Diets 101 Course (Health Professionals Earn Credit!)
07/11/11 - Now, there’s another new PCRM educational resource that will educate you on the health benefits of a vegan diet. Vegan Diets 101 is an hour-long video presentation by PCRM director of nutrition education Susan Levin, M.S., R.D., that is followed by a test at NutritionCME.org. more >

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