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Doctors Tell USDA To Ditch Dairy From Dietary Plate And Protect Public Health

Reading Time: 2 minutes Doctors are calling on the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to ditch dairy from its MyPlate nutritional recommendations. MyPlate is an illustration that is promoted by grocery retailers, health professional associations, restaurant chains, and food manufacturers. It divides a serving plate into three common food groups – vegetables, fruits, and grains – and one nutrient […]

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American Medical Association Says Dietary Guidelines Should Say ‘Meat and Dairy Is Optional’

Reading Time: 2 minutes The American Medical Association (AMA) is calling on the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC) to indicate that ‘meat and dairy products are optional’, according to the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine. The latest call follows a 2008 recommendation the organization made passed in the Culturally Responsive Dietary and Nutritional Guidelines D-440.978 resolution. Food injustice This […]

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Doctors Sue U.S Government For Ignoring COVID-19 Meat Concerns

Reading Time: 2 minutes A nonprofit health organization with thousands of doctor members has filed a lawsuit against the U.S government for refusing to force slaughterhouses to test meat and poultry for COVID-19 prior to making it available for sale. The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) – which promotes a plant-based diet – also called on the U.S. […]

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Doctors Call For Closure Of All Live Animal Markets In U.S To Help Prevent Future Pandemics

Reading Time: < 1 minute Doctors are calling on U.S policy-makers to ban live animal markets across the country. The Physicians Committee (PCRM) – a nonprofit health organization whose 12,000 doctor members advocate a plant-based diet – has applauded China for announcing a plan to phase out the sale of live poultry. PCRM describes live animal markets as ‘a breeding […]

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Plant-Based Diets Can Promote Healthy Aging, Says New Article In Nutritional Journal

Reading Time: 2 minutes Plant-based diets can promote healthy aging, according to a new editorial published in a nutritional journal. The article, titled Plant-Based Diets for Healthy Aging, appears in the Journal of the American College of Nutrition. It was compiled by researchers from the pro-plant-based Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (which funded the paper), who reviewed clinical trials […]

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53% Of T2 Diabetics Report Improvements After Attending Free Plant-Based Nutrition Classes

Reading Time: 2 minutes An amazing 53 percent of participants who attended a recent free plant-based nutrition course reported an improvement in their type 2 diabetes. The free online course, taught by doctors with the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM), aims to help people across the States lose weight, improve their health, and minimize their risk for severe […]

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Doctors Petition USDA: ‘Tell Consumers COVID-19 May Be On Meat Products’

Reading Time: 2 minutes Doctors are urging the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to warn consumers of the potential presence of SARS-CoV-2 on meat and poultry products. Nonprofit organization the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine filed an emergency petition with the department. It has also requested that slaughterhouses test meat and poultry for the virus prior to making it […]

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Doctors Call For Slaughterhouse Closures Due To Health Risks Of Meat

Reading Time: < 1 minute A group of doctors is calling for the closure of slaughterhouses because of the health risks posed by the meat industry. Medics with the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine made the plea during a protest outside the head office of Smithfield – a global pork giant – in Virginia. Throughout the protest, the doctors maintained […]