Susan Levin, M.S., R.D.

Susan Levin, M.S., R.D.
Susan Levin, M.S., R.D., is director of nutrition education at the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM), a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting preventive medicine. Ms. Levin researches and writes about the connection between plant-based diets and a reduced risk of chronic diseases, including cancer, diabetes, and heart disease.

What’s Wrong with Eggs?

What's Wrong with Eggs

A common question I hear as a dietitian (second only to “Where do you get your protein?” of course) is “What’s wrong with eggs?” Where to begin? Let’s start with the obvious egg facts. Eggs …



Will Switching to Organic Meat, Dairy and Eggs Save Your Health?

Will Switching to Organic Meat, Dairy and Eggs Save Your Health?

So-called organic meat, dairy and eggs are sold as a means for people to reduce their exposure to hormones and chemical toxins. The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) states that animals raised on an …



Why Moms Should Want Vegan Children

Child making Salad

The vegan diet based in whole-foods has been proven to prevent death from heart disease, reduce “bad” cholesterol levels, and lower blood pressure. It’s also associated with lower body weight, lower rates of hypertension, type …