Supporting Children and Grandchildren

Supporting Children and Grandchildren with Dale Barzey-Pond Dale Barzey-Pond is a Registered Nurse & Midwife who was born and raised on the tiny Caribbean island of Montserrat. She received her […]

Allergies and Diet

Dr. Hollie is the speaker for “Dinner with the Doctor” (DWTD), an instructional program developed to educate people about how to implement a whole food, plant-based (WFPB) approach for treating, preventing, and reversing disease. DWTD ( offers programs consisting of a health presentation along with a tasty, no-oil, WFPB meal served to the attendees

What To Do About SNOOOZZZZZ-less Children

Adequate sleep is essential for physical, cognitive, and emotional well-being. Yet, sometimes children don’t get restful sleep, sleep they need perhaps even more than adults. Since a child who doesn’t sleep can make her parents frantic, let’s get comfy and look at the importance of sleep for children,

New Illinois Law Requires Plant-Based School Lunches

Beginning with the 2023-2024 academic year, Illinois K-12 students will find plant-based meals such as grain bowls and veggie burgers offered for lunch alongside the ubiquitous chicken nuggets, tacos, and […]

Animal Compassion

Mariquita Solis is a Vegan Empowerment Coach who helps vegans move from hopelessness and anger into peace and powerful advocacy. She has a weekly livestream show that features joyful vegans who are giving back to Mother Earth.

USDA Announces Rigorous New School Nutrition Standards

Reprinted from The Washington Post: The Biden administration on Friday announced more stringent nutrition standards for school meals, reviving efforts to improve the health of millions of public school students in the face of a staggering rise in childhood obesity and other diet-related diseases.

The Various Roles in Managing Childhood Obesity

Childhood obesity is a growing problem all over the world. It is already a huge problem in the US. A childhood is considered obese when they have too much body fat based on Body Mass Index (BMI) measurements at the 95th percentile or higher. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) estimates there are currently 14.4 million kids living with obesity in the USA.

Living a HAPPY Lifestyle

Rachael J. Brown earned her plant-based nutrition certification and food and sustainability certification from the T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies and eCornell. After being diagnosed with high cholesterol in her late 20s, she discovered The China Study and started exploring the science of nutrition. After she ate whole food, plant-based, no oil (WFPBNO) for just 17 days, her cholesterol dropped 50 points. That was the beginning of her family’s journey from the Standard American diet (SAD) to a WFPBNO lifestyle.

Progress vs Management

Progress vs Management with Timaree Hagenburger Last week, we invited Timaree Hagenburger to discuss Progress vs Management. Timaree Hagenburger, (a.k.a. The Nutrition Professor), is a registered dietitian nutritionist (RDN), a […]

Happy New PBNM Year!

Happy Winter Holidays and a Joyous New Year to you all!  As I look forward to the coming year, I want to share my gratitude and excitement for your continued support for PBNM and our 6 Million Seeds project.