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News & Events for Health Empowerment // October 14, 2021
A Healthy Ripple Effect
PPMNY’s talented and dedicated network is inspiring the plant-based nutrition grassroots movement across the country! Yesterday, Lianna Levine Reisner, PPMNY Network Director, shared how we’re building momentum in the metro area with a global audience atPlant Forward 2021, hosted by the T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies.
She spoke about letting go of perfection for the sake of social change, how we run our jumpstart programs, and how to build an environment of collaboration. While the full recording is not available to the public, check out this clip for a snapshot of the conversation.
If you’re interested in joining the remaining sessions of Plant Forward 2021, please contact Natasha Lantz at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note this is a ticketed event. All proceeds fund the CNS Community Grants Fund of which PPMNY is a recipient.
Now it’s your turn! During our 21-Day Plant-Powered Jumpstart, you’ll dive into a whole-food, plant-based lifestyle, with tons of support. You’ll explore the science behind plant-based nutrition and gain the practical skills needed to put your knowledge to work in your daily life. Join our educators, facilitators, and lifestyle mentors for:
Foundations of plant-based nutrition with Suzanne Reuter, RPAC, DipACLM
Disease prevention & treatment with food with Aisha Smith, AGPCNP-BC
Psychology of food and mindful eating with Jessica Krant, MD, MPH
Increasing nutrient density and Q&A with David Dunaief, MD
The versatility of plant foods with Chef Jillian Mariscal (culinary demonstration)
Prepping and building healthy meals
Adapting recipes with Chef Brandy Cochrane (culinary demonstration)
Shopping smart and reading labels
Navigating healthy eating in family and social settings
Maintaining a healthy plant-based lifestyle for the long-term
Thanks to our generous sponsors for their support!
Have you met Britt? While she’s been working with PPMNY since March, Britt van der Poel is now our Network Engagement Associate who, among other things, coordinates our volunteers’ metro-wide outreach activities. If you would like to bring PPMNY out to set up a table at your neighborhood or workplace event, reach out to her at email@example.com
Last night, community members came together for our Hungry for Health friendraiser at Green Street Eatery in Levittown, NY. They enjoyed a delicious plant-based meal and a presentation about nourishing your body with plants by PPMNY Medical Advisor Michelle Loy, MD, FAAP.
La semana pasada, Mare y Aifra, nuestros organizadoras de la comunidad latina de PPMNY, tuvieron una conversación en Facebook Live sobre cómo navegar por un estilo de vida a base de plantas como latinas de El Salvador y la República Dominicana.
Lifestyle Medicine Summit Presented by the Lifestyle Medicine University Foundation Wednesday, October 27 - Sunday, October 31 - Online FREE -register here Join 35+ experts and researchers to explore the pillars of lifestyle medicine: nutrition, exercise, stress management, sleep, psychosocial stress, and meaningful relationships. You’ll hear how to build healthy habits for yourself and your family. Health professionals, you’ll learn proven strategies and protocols to add Lifestyle Medicine and Health Coaching services into your practice.
Taking Root - Growing Healthy Kids 2021 Gala Presented by Coalition for Healthy School Food Thursday, October 28, 8:00 - 9:00 PM EDT - Online Donation-based -purchase tickets here Support our friends at the Coalition for Healthy School Food through their virtual gala, co-hosted by Tabatha James, The Sensible Vegan, and Stacy De-Lin, MD. The event features a DJ performance, a silent auction, and will honor Eloisa Trinidad, PPMNY Board Member and Executive Director of Chilis on Wheels New York.
Our mailing address: Plant Powered Metro New York, PO Box 20771, New York NY 10025
Plant Powered Metro New York empowers people to find better health and overcome chronic disease through whole food, plant-based nutrition. We offer evidence-based education, resources, and support to create community and inspire change throughout the New York metropolitan area.