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T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies

T. Colin Campbell has revolutionized how we think of nutrition for decades. Now—for the health of our bodies and the world’s communities, for the restoration of ecological balance—it’s time we put that knowledge into practice.

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Over 350 research publications, most of which are peer-reviewed

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Live Longer, Live Better! Understanding the Research on Longevity

Live Longer, Live Better! Understanding the Research on Longevity

With modern medical intervention, many are living longer just so that they can die longer. The good news is, we already know the key to healthy longevity. Scientific research shows us how to extend our lifespan and avoid the common diseases that plague so many Americans.

Nutrition Science

Doctor Vanessa Méndez on Gut Health

Sonoran Sunshine Retreat Keynote Speaker, Doctor Vanessa Méndez, Talks Gut Health

Have you heard of the gut microbiome? It’s one of the hottest topics in nutrition right now, but what is it? And how can you develop a healthy gut for yourself?

Nutrition Science

Our New Whole Communities is off to a fast start. Here’s why you need to join.

Whole Communities was organized following the Plant Forward Workshop Series that CNS delivered in 2021. The participants in those workshops had a great opportunity to get real insights into some of the amazing work being achieved by CNS’s Community Grant recipients.

Nutrition Science

The 10 Plant-Based Burger Recipes You Need to Try

Making homemade veggie burgers ensures 100% control over the texture and flavor of the patties. With the endless amount of ingredients that can be utilized, there’s a veggie burger for every one out there!

How To

Weight Loss on a Plant-Based Diet: Dropping Pounds the Healthy Way

Weight Loss on a Plant-Based Diet: Dropping Pounds the Healthy Way

Weight loss can be an attractive benefit of a whole food, plant-based (WFPB) diet. But it’s not a fad, miracle cure, or quick fix; it’s a complete lifestyle, and its benefits go far beyond shedding a few pounds.

Weight Loss

Wellness With Plants Episode 5 - Richard Hubbard

Wellness With Plants Episode 5 – Richard Hubbard

Rich was obese, hitting over 350 pounds, but lost more than 150 pounds on a healthy plant-based lifestyle. Here's how he changed his life.

Success Stories

How to get more greens into your child's diet

How to get more greens into your child’s diet

We all know eating vegetables is a key factor in a healthy diet, but when it comes to kids this is easier said than done. Here are our top tips to help your kids eat more veggies.

Family & Kids

Palm Oil: Nutrition, Health Effects and Substitutes

Palm Oil: Nutrition, Health Effects and Substitutes

Since it’s found pretty much everywhere, it’s important to understand palm oil’s potential health effects and what substitutes to use if you choose to avoid this ingredient in your diet.

Environment & Sustainability

Meet Expert Dahlia Marin, RDN LD: A Journey of Personal Gut Health and Career in Healing the Microbiome

Plant-Based Nutrition Certificate Instructor, Dahlia Marin RDN LD shares her personal story of gut health and helping others heal their microbiome.

Nutrition Science

Mexican Power Bowl

Power bowls are delicious, but they can also be nutritional powerhouses. They’re an uncomplicated, versatile, and highly customizable way to eat healthy food. This Mexican bowl is a wholesome fiesta of flavors.

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Mushroom Lentil Burgers

These “meaty,” hearty veggie burgers are a healthy version of the popular processed patties. Serve them with your favorite condiments at a summer barbecue or picnic.

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Sweet Potato Noodle Bowl

This easy noodle bowl recipe is a delicious combination of sweet potato noodles, wholesome ingredients, and a homemade teriyaki sauce.

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Smoky Black Bean Burger

This burger takes a little more effort than some burger recipes, but it’s totally worth it. The flaxseed keeps the burger from being crumbly, and the beets give it that authentic look that is so popular.

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Gazpacho

This traditional Spanish soup is perfect for hot summer days. It’s refreshing, light, and super easy to prepare. With only a handful of ingredients, it’ll be ready before you know it!

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Double Cherry Steel Cut Oats

Using a pressure cooker makes this recipe extra easy, and using two different kinds of cherries makes all the difference. The balance between sweet and tart, the gorgeous color, and the loads of antioxidants make this a bold breakfast that you won’t want to skip.

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Pasta Alfredo Bowl

This is not technically a traditional Buddha bowl, but we do love Alfredo sauce, and serving it as a power bowl is the best way to make sure to get in those extra greens.

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Cauliflower Breakfast Scramble

There are many very good recipes for scrambles, but most call for tofu. In this recipe, cauliflower takes the place of the tofu—with delicious results.

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Kale Pancakes

This one might sound a little odd at first, but it’s delicious! The dates give it just the right amount of sweetness, and as a bonus, you get all the antioxidants of the kale.

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