New Book ‘Eating Does It’ Highlights How Food Choices Can Cure Disease and Combat the Climate Crisis

BY: Kathryn Pollard
POSTED November 29, 2023 IN

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Kathy Pollard discovered the power of a plant-based lifestyle in an unlikely place: late-’90s rural Pennsylvania. Her curiosity in nutrition serendipitously aligned with the North American Vegetarian Society’s annual health and nutrition conference, which was being held just an hour away from Pollard’s hometown. There, in convention center halls and ballroom panel sessions, she discovered a passion that would lead her to become one of the first instructors for T. Colin Campbell’s Center for Nutrition Studies, a research projects manager for the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, and an adjunct professor in applied nutrition at the University of New England. This career trajectory introduced her to Stacey Verardo, a paleoclimatologist, who deepend Pollard’s understanding of how our food systems impact climate change. Pollard’s new book…

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New Book ‘Eating Does It’ Highlights How Food Choices Can Cure Disease and Combat the Climate Crisis

I have the greatest job in the world as a researcher of health, lifestyle, plant-based nutrition, and as a nutrition educator teaching others about the powers of a whole-food plant-based diet, as I get to be witness to countless people improving their health, gaining vitality, combating disease, and also eating in the most beneficial way to preserve our planet.

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