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Plant-based Nutrition
December 28, 2015


  1. Plant-Based on the Rise!
  2. This Week’s Famous Quote: Dr. Neal Barnard, President of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine
  3. No Meat, No Problem!
  4. Book Recommendation: Whole Earth Diet: Healthy Body. Happy Life. Peaceful World. by Laura Robinson Oatman
  5. This Week’s Video - From Table to Able: Combating Disabling Diseases with Food

1. Plant-Based on the Rise!

The signs are very clear and encouraging!

  • the number of plant-based options at universities has doubled since 2013
  • some schools are promoting the new options to non-vegan students; for example, Miami University offered an 80 percent vegan Thanksgiving feast, including vegan mac and cheese, mashed potatoes, and sweet potato casserole, enjoyed by omnivores and vegan alike
  • 42 percent of vegetarians are between the ages of 18 and 34, and 12 percent of millennials identify as “faithful vegetarians”

Please visit Number of Vegan Options at Universities Has Doubled Since 2013


2. This Week’s Famous Quote

We believe if people focus on what they're eating and not how much they're eating, they will have a weight loss with a plant-based diet.
Dr. Neal Barnard, President of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine


3. No Meat, No Problem!

Read about these 9 amazing athletes who, without eating meat, excelled in their fields! Please visit Fueled by Vegetables.


4. Book Recommendation Whole Earth Diet: Healthy Body. Happy Life. Peaceful World. by Laura Robinson Oatman is the perfect book for those who want to take charge of their own health, and for those caring and compassionate animal lovers, environmentalists, and forward-thinkers who realize that our food choices matter. 


5. From Table to Able: Combating Disabling Diseases with Food
Video

Dr. Greger has scoured the world’s scholarly literature on clinical nutrition and developed this new presentation based on the latest in cutting-edge research exploring the role diet may play in preventing, arresting, and even reversing some of our leading causes of death and disability.

Please visit From Table to Able: Combating Disabling Diseases with Food


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