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Plant-Based Nutrition

Resources for Eating a Plant-Based Diet in Brooklyn

Plant-Based Diet Guide:

  • ChooseVeg.com: This comprehensive guide to plant-based eating includes a meal planner tool, personalized coaching, and recipes.
  • EatingVeg.org: This website provides meal plans, plant-based recipes, and information about why switching to a plant-based diet is beneficial.
  • The Plantrician Project (Quick start guide).

Books:

  • “How Not To Die” by Dr. Michael Greger
  • “The Forks Over Knives Plan” by Alona Pulde and Matthew Lederman
  • “Dr. Neal Barnard’s Program for Reversing Diabetes” by Dr. Neal Barnard

Documentaries Available on Netflix:

  • “Forks Over Knives”
  • “What The Health”

Organizations:

Restaurant Listings for Brooklyn:

  • Happy Cow has restaurant listings for all of Brooklyn
  • Vegan Gotham has a “Brooklyn Bound” section: Bushwick, East Williamsburg, Greenpoint, Williamsburg, and More Brooklyn

Doctors:

Natural Food Stores:

  • Flatbush Food Coop: 1415 Cortelyou Road, Brooklyn, NY 11226
  • Forces of Nature: 1608 Sheepshead Bay Road, Brooklyn, NY 11235
  • Park Slope Food Coop: 782 Union Street, Brooklyn, NY 11215
  • Perelandra Natural Food Center: 175 Remsen Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201

Meal Delivery for Brooklyn:

Meetups:

Vegan Events:

  • Vegan Market at Market Hotel: 1140 Myrtle Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11221
  • Vegan Shop-Up at the Pine Box Rock Shop: 12 Grattan Street, Brooklyn, NY 11206

Apps:

  • 21-Day Vegan Kickstart App (English and Spanish): PCRM’s free online program to kickstart your health. The free 21-day kickstart begins every Monday and runs for 21 days. It includes the 21-day meal plan, coach tips, and daily messages.

For Health Care Professionals:

  • Nutrition CME: PCRM’s free online portal where physicians receive AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ for completed courses. Nurses are awarded continuing nursing education credits (CNE), and registered dietitians and dietetic technicians are awarded continuing professional education units (CPEUs).
  • Nutrition Education Curriculum: PCRM’s nutrition education curriculum is designed for use in medical offices, worksites, and anywhere people will benefit from learning about the lifesaving effects of healthful eating.
  • The Nutrition Guide for Clinicians: It provides free, evidence-based support to health care professionals. It quickly answers questions on nutrition for disease prevention and treatment including best practices for discussing dietary changes with patients.