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T. Colin Campbell, PhD

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.

T. Colin Campbell, PhD working in a lab

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

An endowed chair at Cornell University, and the lead scientist on The China Study

“The Grand Prix of epidemiology.”—New York Times
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Upcoming event 09/29/2023

Vida Verde 2023

Join the 1st International Summit in Spanish on Nutrition and Lifestyle!


Upcoming event 10/23/2023

Wellness Retreat Fall Foliage 2023

The T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies is excited to offer our second annual Nutrition & Wellness Retreat in beautiful upstate New York. This 5-day retreat is filled with incredible speakers, beautiful surroundings, and delectable food!


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Alzheimer’s Disease and Women

Alzheimer's Disease affects almost 6 million people, and two-thirds of people with AD are women. It begs the question, why is AD more prevalent in women?

Nutrition Science

Why Breadth Is Important: A Selection from Dr. T. Colin Campbell’s The Future of Nutrition

This excerpt taken from Dr. Campbell’s The Future of Nutrition (2020) explains why breadth of effect is critical when assessing health and nutrition protocols, and explores how the current reductionist medical paradigm ignores this criterion. To learn more about The Future of Nutrition, read our dedicated webpage. To learn more about reductionism and its alternative, … Continued

Nutrition Science

Tips for Reducing Hidden Toxins in the Kitchen

We spend a lot of time thinking about the foods we routinely eat, and rightly so. Nutrition plays a leading role in determining our health and disease outcomes; with our society facing epidemics of lifestyle-related diseases like heart disease, diabetes, and cancer, you might argue nutrition has never been more important. But food isn’t the … Continued

In The Kitchen

Do We Need Animal Foods to Meet Global Protein Requirements?

We have a bad habit of persistently conflating protein with animal foods. It’s on the restaurant menus. When it’s not at the forefront of our thoughts, it’s in the back of our minds. The idea is so deeply entrenched that one of the first questions a non-meat-eater must confront from friends and family is, inevitably, … Continued

Food Sustainability

How to Shift Your Body Composition With a Whole Food, Plant-Based Lifestyle?

I initially struggled with this question when I went vegan over eight years ago. Coming from the bodybuilding world, where there is a significant focus on cutting carbs to lose fat and build muscle, it took me years of tweaking my approach and exploring the research to figure out how to do it. Through several … Continued


​​How Much Land Could 100 Americans Conserve by Switching Their Diets?

In recent years, the debate around what constitutes a “sustainable diet” has led to much discussion. So, as a thought experiment, we analyze the impact that would come from 100 people currently eating the standard American diet switch to a fully plant-based diet.

Food Sustainability

16 Delicious Plant-Based Picnic Ideas

We have rounded up our all-time favorite plant-based picnic ideas to inspire your outdoor dining adventures. Get ready to tantalize your taste buds with these flavorful dishes!

In The Kitchen

Does Caffeine Have a Place in a Whole Food, Plant-Based Diet?

85 percent of Americans consume caffeine every single day. But, is caffeine healthy and does it have a place in a whole food, plant-based diet?

Nutrition Science

5 Ways to Cook and Prepare Ripe Plantains

Plantains can be consumed green, yellow or black; ripe or unripe; cooked or uncooked; baked, fried, steamed, boiled or grilled. But how do you prepare them? Here are five of my favorite dishes using ripe plantains.

In The Kitchen