VegNews Daily

PCRM to Launch 21-Day Kickstart Program Online

Doctors and dieticians team up with celebrity diet counselors to share knowledge of the vegan diet through the free online initiative.

Fresh off Marilu Henner’s $25,000 win for the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine on Live With Kelly’s Grilling with the Stars contest, PCRM is set to go live with its 21-Day Vegan Kickstart program September 3. The free online program will provide information on a plant-based diet through daily emails with recipes and cooking tips, a 21-day meal plan, an interactive restaurant guide, and free iPhone app, as well as videos, forums, and discussion boards. Doctors and dieticians including PCRM President Dr. Neal Barnard, Dr. Dean Ornish, and Dr. John McDougall will team up with celebrity diet counselors and such as actress Alicia Silverstone, former NBA champ John Salley, and firefighter Rip Esselstyn to share advice on food choices and the challenges and benefits of being vegan.

Photo: Harry Giglio

 Comments

Vegan Trumps Vegetarian for Weight Loss

Forget the fad diets; a vegan diet provides the best results says a new study.
Read More »

The 15-Year-Old Veg Voice Behind Climate Change

Young vegetarian activist urges the United Nations to stop putting ‘profits before future.’
Read More »

Morrissey Uses NYC Concert to Promote Veganism

International rock star sings about meatless diets at Madison Square Garden, where concession stands went vegan for the night.
Read More »

US Government Aims to Limit Overuse of Antibiotics in Animals

The White House will stop serving meat with hormones or antibiotics as a symbol of the new initiative.
Read More »

Demi Moore Credits Good Health to Raw Vegan Diet

The Hollywood actress claims yoga, pilates, and raw veganism are the keys to her mental and physical well-being.
Read More »

This Week on VegNews TV: The secret to these delightful sweet treats is white beans! Aylin Erman shows you how to make these simple blondies.

More Videos »