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Make a tax-deductible donation to Plant-based Prevention Of Disease, Inc. by using the donation button here or by mailing a check payable to “P-POD” to P.O. Box 286, Asheville NC 28802-0286. Your support is crucial to our nonprofit and devoutly noncommercial conference, and is humbly appreciated!

NOW MORE THAN EVER, our evidence-based work against major chronic diseases is of enormous public health importance.  One of the factors most closely and undeniably associated with COVID-19's adverse outcomes and fatalities, is existing chronic disease.

Plant-based Prevention Of Disease, Inc. is recognized by IRS as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit educational organization.  Your generous donations may be deductible as part of U.S. tax return itemized deductions.  Our federal Employer Identification Number is 47-1328220.  Our Mission Statement is here.  Our page at (Candid) is here, and direct full profile link is here.


•P-POD is the finest U.S. conference of fewer than 100 speakers for explaining the impact that plant-based nutrition
, combined with lifestyle medicine and health equity, can have on chronic disease in society.

•The P-POD nonprofit has always accepted absolutely zero funding, sponsorship or influence from commercial sources.

•P-POD's registration fees per day are lower than those for most fully accredited professional conferences in the U.S

•Most of the distinguished researchers, clinicians and educators who speak at P-POD are women, and close to half are people of color.

•Since the 2014 founding, every P-POD Conference has provided continuing education credits to physicians, nurses, dietitians and other practitioners.

•Since December 2017, every in-person P-POD Conference has provided the In-person CME required for candidates for Lifestyle Medicine Diplomate credentialing

•P-POD's innovative curriculum of 13 Core Topic Areas is of unusually high relevance and value for healthcare practitioners and activists today.

•Any nutrition conference should represent Registered Dietitians well among its speakers, and we have done that:  74 RDNs in 15 conferences since our founding.


Support P-POD Sustainably

Our stellar green or blue P-POD t-shirts are for sale at (or via the button below).

Printing includes "The future of healthcare begins with nutrition".  To support sustainability, they are produced without oil-based plastic-derived inks and without use of subsequent chemical press washes, toxic spray adhesives, or VOCs.

$29:  Extra large, Large, Medium, Small, Extra small

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