December 2016

Kaiser Permanente Recommends Plant-Based Diets

Kaiser Permanente, one of the largest managed care groups in the U.S. with over 17,000 physicians and over 9 million members, believes that: “Further research is needed to find ways to make plant-based diets the new normal for our patients and employees.” [...]

December 11, 2016

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Updates its Official Position on Vegan Diets

Not surprisingly, the recently issued position paper from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (the largest organization of food and nutrition professionals) not only reiterates its long-standing position that vegan diets are “suitable for all stages of the life cycle,” but further highlights some of the health benefits of avoiding animal foods. [...]

December 5, 2016