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THE NEWS YOU NEED | March 2012
Golf to Save Lives! Sign Up for the Third Annual Texas Golf Tournament » Health Care Professionals: Earn Continuing Medical Education (CME) Credits Online for Free! » Going Green Menu: Bring in Spring on Your Plate » Food for Life Instructor Spotlight: Sapna Von Reich » Vegetarian Diets Improve Mood and Lower Stress » Food for Life Class Listings »
 
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Golf to Save Lives! Sign Up for the Third Annual Texas Golf Tournament

Lone Star Health is sponsoring its third annual golf tournament to benefit the Food for Life program on Saturday, April 28. Join Food for Life instructor Katherine Lawrence for a day of golfing fun and a delicious Texas-style fajita buffet. Show your support and sign up today! >>

 


Health Care Professionals: Earn Continuing Medical Education (CME) Credits Online for Free!

NutritionCME.org

A partnership between PCRM and The George Washington University brings health care professionals opportunities to obtain continuing education credits online! It’s easy—simply register, study the course content, and complete the online quiz and evaluation to receive a certificate. Courses include: Evaluating Plant-Based Nutrition for Cancer Prevention and Survival, Vegan Diets 101, and Vegan Diets for Diabetes. Register today and log on to earn your continuing education credits! >>


Going Green Menu: Bring in Spring on Your Plate

Going Green Menu

Spring is finally here! To celebrate the season’s abundance of fresh, bright flavors, PCRM brings you a menu to help you go green. Leafy greens are packed with calcium, protein, and healthful vitamins crucial for supporting your body’s many functions. Arugula, butter lettuce, chard, pea greens—the options are plentiful! Layer greens in your lasagna, use several types of greens in fresh salads, and blend them in your fruit smoothies. It’s important to have fun with your ingredients. View the menu >>


Food for Life Instructor Spotlight: Sapna Von Reich

Food for Life instructor, Sapna Von Reich

This month’s featured Food for Life instructor is Sapna Von Reich. Sapna always had an interest in teaching and cooking traditional Indian cuisine. Her role as a Food for Life instructor allows her to combine these two passions to save lives.
Read Sapna’s story >>

 


Vegetarian Diets Improve Mood and Lower Stress

Vegetarian diets improve mood and lower stress, according to a new study in Nutrition Journal – the latest from PCRM’s Breaking Medical News. Read more >>



New Food for Life Cooking and Nutrition Classes for March

View Food for Life Cancer Project classes here >>
View Food for Life Diabetes Initiative classes here >>
View Food for Life Kickstart Your Health classes here >>
View Food for Life Kids' Health classes here >>

CANCER CLASSES

Alaska

Anchorage: St. Anthony Catholic Church (3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26, 4/2, 4/9, 4/16)

Arizona

Mesa: QHS (4/13, 4/20, 4/27, 5/4)

Colorado

Fort Collins: Whole Foods Market (3/20, 3/27, 4/3, 4/10)
Fort Collins: Fort Collins Senior Center (7/10, 7/17, 7/24, 7/31)
Loveland: Chilson Recreation Center (4/14, 4/21, 4/28, 5/5)

Connecticut

Bridgeport: SWIM Center for Cancer Care (3/13, 4/10, 5/8, 6/12, 7/10, 8/14, 9/11, 10/9, 11/6)
Litchfield: Litchfield Community Center (3/7, 3/14, 3/21, 3/28, 4/4)

Florida

Cocoa Beach: Cocoa Beach Public Library (3/3, 3/10, 3/17, 3/28)
Naples: Cancer Alliance of Naples (3/7, 3/14, 3/21, 3/28)
Naples: Cancer Alliance of Naples (4/4)
Naples: Cancer Alliance of Naples (4/11, 4/18)
Satellite Beach: Satellite Beach Public Library (3/7, 3/14, 3/21)

Hawaii

Honolulu: The Natural Wellness Center (5/3, 5/10, 5/17, 5/24)
Honolulu: The Natural Wellness Center (6/7, 6/14, 6/21, 6/28)
Honolulu: The Natural Wellness Center (7/5, 7/12, 7/19, 7/26)

Maine

Rockport: The Picker Family Resource Center (4/26, 5/3, 5/10, 5/17, 5/24, 5/31)
Rockport: The Picker Family Resource Center (7/12, 7/19, 7/26, 8/2)
Rockport: The Picker Family Resource Center (9/20, 9/27, 10/4, 10/11, 10/18, 10/25)

Michigan

Traverse City: Shoreline Center for Healing (3/6, 3/13, 3/20, 3/27, 4/3, 4/10, 4/17)

Minnesota

Roseville: North Heights Lutheran Church - Roseville Campus (3/2, 3/9, 3/16, 3/23)

North Dakota

Fargo: Skaff Apartments (1/25, 2/29, 3/28, 4/25)

Pennsylvania

Jenkintown: Whole Foods Market (3/6, 3/13, 3/20, 3/27)
Pittsburgh: Gilda's Club of Western Pennsylvania (3/13, 5/9, 5/16, 5/23)
Warrington: Doylestown Hospital Wellness Center (4/3, 4/10, 4/24, 5/1)
Wayne: Whole Foods Market (4/5, 4/12, 4/19, 4/26)

South Carolina

Charleston: American Cancer Society Charleston Hope Lodge (5/2, 5/9)
Charleston: Lowcountry Senior Center (3/21)
Charleston: Roper Saint Francis Cancer Center (4/5, 4/12, 4/16, 4/26)

Tennessee

Nashville: Vanderbilt Center for Integrative Health (4/12, 4/19, 4/26, 5/3)

Utah

Lehi: Thanksgiving Point (3/1, 3/8, 3/15)
Lehi: Thanksgiving Point (4/21)
Salt Lake City: Orson Gygi (3/22, 3/29, 4/12)
Salt Lake City: Orson Gygi (3/27)

Vermont

Bennington: Southwestern Vermont Medical Center (3/27, 4/10, 4/24, 5/8, 5/22)

Washington

Redmond: Redmond PCC via The Cancer Lifeline (6/6, 6/13, 6/20, 6/27)

England

Birmingham: Grow UK Ltd. (2/25, 3/3, 3/10, 3/17)
Stoke on Trent: Healthier by Farr (3/7, 3/14, 3/28, 4/11)

DIABETES CLASSES

Alaska

Anchorage: Alaska Family Medicine Center (3/13, 3/20, 3/27, 4/3, 4/10, 4/17, 4/24)

Arizona

Mesa: QHS (5/18)

California

Salinas: Diabetes & Nutrition Support Services (5/1, 5/8, 5/15, 5/22)
Santa Cruz: New Leaf Community Market (3/12, 3/19, 3/26, 4/2, 4/9, 4/16, 4/23, 4/30)

Connecticut

Waterbury: Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (3/16, 3/23, 3/30, 4/13, 4/20, 4/27, 5/4, 5/11)
Salisbury: Noble Horizons (4/9, 4/16, 4/23, 4/30)

Michigan

Negaunee: Negaunee Senior Center (10/3)

UK & Ireland

Belvedere, Kent: Eagle Health Solutions (3/25)
Belvedere, Kent: Eagle Health Solutions (4/14)
Belvedere, Kent: Eagle Health Solutions (4/21)
Birmingham: Grow UK Ltd. (3/31)
Birmingham: Grow UK Ltd. (4/14)
Birmingham: Grow UK Ltd. (4/28)

KICKSTART CLASSES

Arizona

Mesa: QHS (6/1, 6/8, 6/15, 6/22, 6/29)

Maine

Camden: Pen Bay YMCA Teen Center (2/28, 3/6, 3/13, 3/20, 3/27)

KIDS' CLASSES

North Carolina

Blowing Rock: Chetola Resort & Spa (2/10, 2/27, 3/12, 3/19)

Texas

Fort Worth: Charles Nash Elementary (2/10, 2/24, 3/9, 3/23)

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