The Physicians Committee

News Release - vegan

Nurses Adopt Plant-Based Vegan Diet for 21 Days and Lose Weight, Lower Cholesterol, Increase Fruit and Vegetable Intake, and Gain Energy

Joanne Evans, M.Ed., R.N., P.M.H.C.N.S.-B.C., provided a presentation to colleagues at George Mason University in Fairfax, Va., about the health benefits of adopting a plant-based vegan diet and soon had 19 nurses eager to test out the science firsthand.

Doctors Urge Italian Lawmaker to Withdraw Bill Criminalizing Plant-Based Diets

A wealth of research clearly shows that a plant-based diet reduces the risk of obesity, heart disease, certain cancers, and many other serious health problems. That’s why the Physicians Committee is urging Italian lawmaker Elvira Savino to withdraw a bill that could criminalize parents whose children eat plant-based diets, which research shows provide health benefits at “all stages of the life cycle.”

New Study Shows a Plant-Based Vegan Diet Improves Diabetic Neuropathy Pain, Lowers Body Weight

A low-fat plant-based diet may reduce pain associated with diabetic neuropathy, according to a new study published in Nutrition & Diabetes.