Center for Nutrition Studies

Advocating for Healthy School Food

To be compliant with the United States Department of Agriculture School Meal Program, each lunch must offer five components: vegetable, fruit, protein, grain (must be 50% whole grain – which is called 100% whole grain rich, and may contain preservatives and high-fructose corn syrup), and milk.

Interview with MUSE School’s Rebecca Amis

Launched by Rebecca Amis and Suzy Amis Cameron in 2006 with just 11 students, today’s MUSE School fully embodies the founding philosophy that young people should have rights, as well as a voice and a choice in their education. With caring and compassionate teachers, playful classrooms, and opportunities for exploration and reflection at every turn, MUSE has become an educational oasis for parents who recognize the enormous value in kindling each child’s own unique spark.

Analysis of the Latest Low-Carb, Low-Fat Study

The following video is a highlight from our first live Campbell’s Office Hours Webinar provided for current and past students.

A Patient’s Perspective

In our new online course Nutrition for a Healthy Heart we feature Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn. This video clip from our class highlights the experience of one of his patients faced with coronary artery disease.

Putting Optimal Nutrition Into Action

We are proud to feature Lindsay Nixon (aka The Happy Herbivore) in our first ever “how-to” module, Getting Started In Your Kitchen. Lindsay will inspire you to set personal goals while keeping it simple and delicious.

Fasting for your Health

Watch Dr. Alan Goldhamer and Dr. John McDougall discuss the benefits of fasting along with the benefits of the whole foods, plant-based lifestyle. Fasting allows you to reboot your system and get off the addictions of the Standard American Diet that is full of processed, high fat, high sugar, high salt foods.