New Study Finds Eggs Will Break Your Heart

This post was originally published on this siteNew Study Finds Eggs Will Break Your Heart Jeff Surak Sat, 03/16/2019 – 15:18 Featured Image health-conderns-eggs.jpg Summary Americans are eating 279 eggs per person a year, and a new study finds it’s killing them. Will eating eggs break your heart? A new report in JAMA found that … Read moreNew Study Finds Eggs Will Break Your Heart

New York City Schools Adopt Meatless Mondays

This post was originally published on this siteNew York City Schools Adopt Meatless Mondays Jeff Surak Mon, 03/11/2019 – 13:34 Featured Image ny-schools-meatless.jpg Summary Health is officially on the menu every Monday in New York City public schools! Earlier today, Mayor Bill de Blasio, Schools Chancellor Richard A. Carranza, and Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams … Read moreNew York City Schools Adopt Meatless Mondays

California’s New Plant-Based School Lunch Bill Is Healthy for Kids and Climate

California’s New Plant-Based School Lunch Bill Is Healthy for Kids and Climate Jeff Surak Wed, 02/13/2019 – 10:14 Featured Image ca-school-lunch-bill-notext.jpg Summary A new California bill aims to fight climate change and improve students’ health by incentivizing schools to serve more plant-based meals. AB 479, which was introduced yesterday by California Assemblymember Adrin Nazarian (D-Van … Read moreCalifornia’s New Plant-Based School Lunch Bill Is Healthy for Kids and Climate

Go Vegan for Someone You Love

This post was originally published on this siteGo Vegan for Someone You Love Jeff Surak Thu, 02/07/2019 – 09:56 Featured Image vegan-for-love.jpg Summary In celebration of Valentine’s Day and American Hearth Month, we’ve put together a day’s worth of recipes to wow family, friends, and significant others. The Physicians Committee has a variety of delicious, … Read moreGo Vegan for Someone You Love

Keep Your Heart Healthy this Super Bowl with Cauliflower Wings

Keep Your Heart Healthy this Super Bowl with Cauliflower Wings Jeff Surak Wed, 01/30/2019 – 08:56 Featured Image super-bowl-right-call-fb.png Summary Make the right call at this year’s Super Bowl: Skip the chicken wings. A new study, which included more than 100,000 women, found that those who ate fried chicken on a weekly basis had an … Read moreKeep Your Heart Healthy this Super Bowl with Cauliflower Wings

James Costa: Turning Ideas into Action

This post was originally published on this siteJames Costa: Turning Ideas into Action Jeff Surak Tue, 01/29/2019 – 11:08 Author President – Neal Barnard, M.D., F.A.C.C. Featured Image James-Costa-Neal.jpg Summary Brought up to always think of others before himself, longtime Physicians Committee friend and supporter James Costa says that everyone has the ability to make … Read moreJames Costa: Turning Ideas into Action

Video Shows Consequences of McDonald’s Bacon Hour

Video Shows Consequences of McDonald’s Bacon Hour Jeff Surak Mon, 01/28/2019 – 13:09 Featured Image mcdonalds-bacon-hour.png Summary Your body won’t be lovin’ McDonald’s Bacon Hour. Tomorrow, McDonald’s will be dishing out free bacon—and an increased risk for cancer, diabetes, and heart disease—to customers during Bacon Hour. Bacon increases the risk of colorectal cancer and has … Read moreVideo Shows Consequences of McDonald’s Bacon Hour

Plant-Based Super Bowl Recipes

This post was originally published on this sitePlant-Based Super Bowl Recipes Jeff Surak Thu, 01/24/2019 – 12:28 Featured Image plant-based-super-bowl-fb-2019.png Summary Looking for healthy plant-based recipes to add to your Super Bowl celebration? The Physicians Committee has you covered! Plant-powered football players—from the Patriots’ Tom Brady, who credits his mostly plant-based diet for his Super … Read morePlant-Based Super Bowl Recipes

How Eating More Plants Can Save Lives and the Planet

How Eating More Plants Can Save Lives and the Planet Jeff Surak Thu, 01/24/2019 – 09:49 Author President – Neal Barnard, M.D., F.A.C.C. Featured Image neal-quote-global-shift-fb.jpg Summary “Because food systems are a major driver of poor health and environmental degradation, global efforts are urgently needed to collectively transform diets and food production.” That’s the urgent … Read moreHow Eating More Plants Can Save Lives and the Planet

President Trump: Athletes Thrive on Beans, Not Big Macs

This post was originally published on this sitePresident Trump: Athletes Thrive on Beans, Not Big Macs Jeff Surak Tue, 01/15/2019 – 15:02 Author President – Neal Barnard, M.D., F.A.C.C. Featured Image trump-burgers.png Summary President Trump’s cholesterol-packed buffet for the Clemson Tigers at the White House featured an artery-clogging line-up from McDonald’s, Wendy’s, Burger King, and … Read morePresident Trump: Athletes Thrive on Beans, Not Big Macs

Six Reasons Athletes Are Running Toward a Vegan Diet

Six Reasons Athletes Are Running Toward a Vegan Diet Jeff Surak Thu, 01/10/2019 – 09:02 Author President – Neal Barnard, M.D., F.A.C.C. Featured Image running-toward-vegan-diet.png Summary Meat-free athletes—from tennis champion Venus Williams to Formula 1’s Lewis Hamilton to Derrick Morgan of the NFL’s Tennessee Titans—have already proven the performance-boosting power of a plant-based diet. Now, … Read moreSix Reasons Athletes Are Running Toward a Vegan Diet

Vegan Diet Could Cut Holiday Heart Attack Risk

This post was originally published on this siteVegan Diet Could Cut Holiday Heart Attack Risk Jeff Surak Tue, 12/18/2018 – 14:26 Featured Image vegan-holiday-heart-risk.png Summary Excessive eating this Christmas—and for many that means loading up on egg nog, cheese plates, ham, roast beef, and turkey—could lead to a holiday heart attack, according to a new … Read moreVegan Diet Could Cut Holiday Heart Attack Risk

Holiday Menu

Holiday Menu Jeff Surak Tue, 12/11/2018 – 16:15 Featured Image holiday-menu.jpg PCRM has a variety of healthful vegan recipes to share at any of your holiday festivities. The key is to incorporate fresh seasonal fruits and vegetables into your recipes and to keep your recipes simple. Tips like using vegetable broth in place of oil … Read moreHoliday Menu

Plant-Based Hanukkah Recipes

Plant-Based Hanukkah Recipes Jeff Surak Wed, 12/05/2018 – 14:22 Featured Image hanukkah-2018.jpg Summary Happy Hanukkah! Looking for healthy plant-based recipes to add to your celebration? The Physicians Committee has you covered! Watch the video below to see our healthful twist on a Hanukkah staple: latkes! Our plant-based Sweet Potato Latkes are free of oil and … Read morePlant-Based Hanukkah Recipes