Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM)
Food for Life
Food for Life News You Need | May 2013

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Mother’s Day Brunch Menu

Mother's Day Brunch MenuInstead of going out to eat to celebrate Mother’s Day this year, why not cook your own delicious and indulgent brunch at home? Decadence doesn’t have to mean unhealthy, and with these tasty recipes you and your family can enjoy a nutritious and delectable feast: Banana French Toast, Berry Mousse, Tofu Scramble, Rice Pudding. More recipes at >

Inspiration from the Mothers of Food for Life Instructors: Gloria Huerta and Sandi Rechenmacher

Gloria HuertaFood for Life instructors Gloria Huerta and Sandi Rechenmacher share with us the influence that the women in their families had on them which in turn encouraged them to become FFL instructors. Read their stories >

Mother's Day Tribute

Mother's Day PCRM TributePlease consider a special Mother's Day tribute gift to PCRM to honor or remember your mother (or someone else's). What better way to celebrate the day than to share the gift of heath with others! When you make a gift, we will send an acknowledgment to you and, at your request, a note to anyone else to inform them of your generosity. Learn more >

AMA Publishes Article on Physicians’ Responsibilities for Patients’ Nutrition

Neal Barnard, M.D.The American Medical Association recently published “The Physician’s Role in Nutrition-Related Disorders: From Bystander to Leader,” by PCRM president Neal Barnard, M.D., in its online publication Virtual Mentor. In the article, Dr. Barnard calls for physicians to approach the fight for health in a similar manner as the fight against tobacco. Physicians will save countless lives and money by encouraging patients to make dietary changes instead of simply prescribing medications. Read article >

International Conference on Nutrition and the BrainInternational Conference on Nutrition and the Brain

Have you secured your seat at the International Conference on Nutrition and Brain? Space is filling up quickly for the conference being held in Washington, D.C., on July 19-20. Be part of the discussion on the link between brain disorders and dietary factors. The continuing education event for nurses, dietitians, and physicians is co-sponsored by the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine and The George Washington University. Don’t miss out! Register today>


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Food for  Life

Food for Life is an award-winning Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) program designed by physicians, nurses, and registered dietitians that offers cancer, diabetes, and kids classes that focus on the lifesaving effects of healthful eating. Each class includes information about how certain foods and nutrients work to promote health, along with cooking demonstrations of simple and nutritious recipes that can be recreated easily at home. Learn more here >>

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