Plant-based doctors promote veganism with ‘Go Vegan’ sign outside the White House

Read Time:   |  14th August 2018

Over 1,000 plant-based healthcare professionals and students joined forces in front of the White House to share what they felt is an ‘important message’ for the nation – ‘Go Vegan’.

doctors promote veganism in front of the white house

The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM), a prevention-driven non-profit organization of plant-based medical professionals, united a passionate group of doctors and healthcare professionals in front of the White House in Washington to send a clear message America a message with their striking banner – ‘Go Vegan’.

Hundreds of doctors at the White House with an important message: Go vegan! #ICNM18

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The stunt took place during the organisation’s annual health event at the International Conference on Nutrition in Medicine in Washington, D.C., held on August 10 and 11.

The event attracts huge numbers of medical and health professionals for two days of talks, discussions, and networking with a view to sharing essential knowledge about plant-based and preventative medical care with a focus on nutrition.

doctors promote veganism in front of the white house

Physicians Committee President, Neal Barnard, M.D, who can be seen to the left of the ‘Go Vegan’ sign, said: “Diet is the leading cause of death and disability in the United States. Health care providers are eager to learn to use the power of nutrition. The International Conference on Nutrition in Medicine is the perfect place to do that.”

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