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Food for Life News You Need | August 2013
 
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Question of the Month

Question:
Do I need to drink
eight glasses of
water every day?
Answer:
Most adults need about 2 liters (eight eight-ounce glasses) of water every day. But those needs can be met with all beverages and foods consumed throughout the day. For people who lose excess water, such as through sweat, more water intake is needed. Good tips for staying hydrated and healthy include drinking pure water and consuming hydrating foods such as whole fruit!

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Food for Life: Employee Wellness Program

Food for Life: Employee Wellness ProgramPCRM’s Food for Life: Employee Wellness Program helps employers facilitate an office culture of health and wellness that employees can carry into their lives at home. Nine Classes >

 

A 10-City Worksite Study Gets Employees Healthy

A 10-City Worksite Study Gets Employees HealthyA new Physicians Committee study published in the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition found that companies that offer employees a low-fat plant-based diet in the office can help workers lose weight and improve diabetes. Details >

Breaking the Cheese Addiction: Step 3 Cleansing the Palate

Breaking the Cheese AddictionFor the past two months, we have been getting real about cheese in order to inspire motivation to kick the habit! Let’s discuss why cheese is so addictive and what has gotten people “unhooked” from such a formidable force. Tips >

FFL Neighborhood Outreach: Washington, D.C.

R.D. with D.C. PolicePhysicians Committee dietitian Joseph Gonzales, R.D., recently spoke to Neighborhood Farm Initiative members and the Washington, D.C., police department about the power of plant-based nutrition. Read the article >


Is Fasting a Good Idea?

Fasting is an age-old tradition for some cultures. But does it have health benefits? Research demonstrates mixed results. Benefits >

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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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