NUTRITION FOR FAMILIES
Nutrition for Families supports pediatric health professionals and families on the health benefits of a whole foods plant-based diet from pregnancy through infancy, childhood, and adolescence. We are especially determined to assist clinicians and families in the critical first 1,000 days – pregnancy and the first two years of life. Increasing nutrition education both during training and for experienced clinicians is critical to our mission.
- Research and summarize relevant medical and nutrition peer review literature.
- Create booklets, factsheets, webinars, newsletters, and other resources in support of families and clinicians.
- Develop both Parents and Clinicians Advisory Councils.
- Launch practical research, starting with a survey on pediatricians’ attitudes and support needs on plant-based nutrition.
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CLINICIANS ADVISORY COUNCIL
Nourish is a comprehensive, evidence-based resource for achieving optimal health through plant-based nutrition for pregnant women, children, and families. Written by award-winning authors and members of PAN’s Nutrition for Families’ Clinical Advisory Council – Reshma Shah, MD, MPH and Brenda Davis, RD – Nourish offers practical guidance that empowers parents with the expertise on how to best meet their children’s nutritional needs during all stages of development. A step-by-step guide for busy families, Nourish brings together scientifically-sound medical and nutritional advice, recipes, and strategies that illuminate the power of plant-centered eating. Learn more.
About the authors:
Reshma Shah, MD, MPH is a plant-based pediatrician for nearly 20 years, instructor for Stanford’s Healthy Living Program, and director for the nutrition curriculum at Stanford University’s Pediatric Integrative Medicine Fellowship.
Brenda Davis, RD is a world-renowned expert in plant-based nutrition with over 800,000 copies of 12 published books sold worldwide, including Becoming Vegan.
Balanced is a global network of health professionals, nutrition experts, and citizens whose mission is to advocate for a more accessible and healthier food system for everyone. Balanced offers a quick and easy assessment and menu guide with simple, practical ways to balance the meals families make at home. Learn more.
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