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“In this season of punctuated change and uncertainty, every new sunrise reminds us of the blessing that every new day gifts us; a fresh start with the opportunity to collaboratively work together to solve problems and offer a hand up to those in desperate need. Today, I want to honor you because you stand courageously at the forefront of this daunting challenge, and the numerous challenges of healthcare today, working tirelessly to provide compassionate care to people in great need. Without exceptional, self-sacrificing healthcare providers like yourselves, our world would be a very different place. Thank you.”
The Plantrician Project Commends the NAACP for Making Plant-Based Meal Availability a Legislative Priority in 2020 and Beyond
The Board of Directors of the NAACP officially ratified a resolution stating that advocacy for mandatory plant-based meals in prisons and options for plant-based meals in K-12 schools and hospitals shall be a 2020 legislative priority for the NAACP. Further, it resolved that by the Fall 2021 school year, all K-12 schools, prisons and hospitals will implement the plant-based meal options or 100% plant-based meal program and that the K-12 meal options shall include whole meal options and not just “side dish” options for children, said meal plans shall include a high concentration of whole fruits and vegetables as grown.
Plant Based World Conference & Expo (PBW) is pleased to announce that registration is now open for the 2nd annual event, scheduled for June 5-6 at the Javits Center in New York City. Following a successful launch, attendees will visit more than 250 plant-based vendors in the exhibit hall and have access to educational sessions in three different forums focused on business, healthcare, and community as well as extensive networking opportunities.
NOTE: This conference has been reschedule to October 2-3, 2020.
Fledgling Journal Documenting Unbiased Dietary Lifestyle Research Announces Publication Expansion of Scientific Editions in 2020
The steady flow of high-quality submissions documenting the efficacy of a whole food plant-based dietary lifestyle to reverse chronic illness has promoted the International Journal of Disease Reversal and Prevention to increase its publication schedule from two annual editions to three, in 2020. It will also begin the rolling publication of its peer reviewed research to ensure timely propagation of important lifesaving scientific findings.
A response from The Plantrician Project to the Annals of Internal Medicine Reviews on Dietary Meat Guidelines
The Annals of Internal Medicine systematic review and meta-analysis of red and processed meat titled “Unprocessed red meat and processed meat consumption: dietary guideline recommendations” draws inaccurate conclusions from a flawed design to advocate for the continued consumption of red and processed meat. The conclusions stand in stark opposition to numerous trials and observational studies linking red and processed meat consumption with the increased risk for heart disease, stroke, some cancers, type 2 diabetes, and all cause mortality.
Whole Food Plant-Based Nutrition May Positively Impact Pulmonary Hypertension, Improve Sexual Function in Women and Reverse Blindness Related to Diabetic Retinopathy
In its second edition, the International Journal of Disease Reversal and Prevention has published a breadth of new evidence suggesting among other things, that whole food plant-based nutrition may positively impact pulmonary hypertension, reverse type 2 diabetes, reverse blindness related to diabetic retinopathy and even improve sexual function in women.
The Plantrician Project Welcomes WeTheTrillions as the Platinum Level Exhibitor at the 2019 Plant-based Nutrition Healthcare Conference
The Plantrician Project is pleased to introduce WeTheTrillions as the platinum level exhibitor at the 7th Annual Plant-based Nutrition Healthcare Conference, where close to 1000 medical professionals from 25 countries will gather in Oakland in just a few weeks to learn the latest in the use of evidence-based research pertaining to the use of whole food, plant-based nutrition in clinical practice.
With the fantastic success of plant-based meat and cheese alternatives dominating the headlines, The Plantrician Project cautions that not all plant-based foods are created equal in their ability to suspend and reverse disease. For the health of our population and that of future generations, physicians, clinicians, healthcare and political leaders, must move beyond the headlines and take immediate action to educate themselves of the difference.
Dr. Neal Barnard, founder and president of Barnard Medical Center and Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, will be honored as The Plantrician Project’s 2019 Luminary Award winner during the 7th annual International Plant-Based Nutrition Healthcare Conference, set for Sept 22-25, in Oakland, Ca.
The Plantrician Project Announces Oakland, California as Host City for Seventh Annual International Plant-Based Nutrition Healthcare Conference
Nearly 1000 physicians and medical professionals from across the US and around the globe will gather in Oakland, CA this fall for the 7th Annual International Plant-Based Nutrition Healthcare Conference. Drs. Ornish, Esselstyn, Campbell, Williams and Fuhrman, along with many of the foremost plant-based dietary and lifestyle experts, will be featured presenters.