What is a Whole-Food, Plant-Based Diet? A whole-food, plant-based diet is centered on whole, unrefined, or minimally refined plants. It’s a diet based on fruits, vegetables, tubers, whole grains, and legumes; and it excludes or minimizes meat (including chicken and… Read more
Doug Lisle, author of The Pleasure Trap and Forks Over Knives contributor, explains the scientific principles of satiety and our biological drives to seek pleasure (high fat, high sugar foods) and avoid pain (hunger). Read more of Doug’s articles here.
We’ve created this 4-week meal plan as a companion to The Forks Over Knives Plan. Even if you don’t have the book yet, you can still use this free downloadable booklet for meal planning inspiration and ideas. It’s full of… Read more
Forks Over Knives is pleased to announce that we have partnered with Rouxbe Cooking School to deliver an online cooking course specializing in FOK-style, whole-food, plant-based meal preparation. The course will provide comprehensive, step-by-step instructions on how to transform fruits,… Read more
On June 10, vegan athlete Josh Garrett set out to hike the Pacific Crest Trail, a grueling 2,655-mile journey from Mexico to Canada. He hopes to break the current speed record for the trail, and to raise awareness for the… Read more
Rip Esselstyn, the former firefighter featured in Forks Over Knives and bestselling author of The Engine 2 Diet, has written a new book, My Beef with Meat. The book arrives in stores on May 14. We had a chance to… Read more
Constipation affects about 20% of the world’s population and about 60 million Americans suffer from chronic constipation. Even though it’s taboo to talk about openly, it’s not a trivial issue. In this Nutrition Facts video, Dr. Michael Greger looks at whether prunes,… Read more
In this Nutrition Facts video, Dr. Michael Greger discusses how people taking dietary supplements may, in some cases, be paying to make themselves sick. This video covers folic acid, beta carotene, and green tea supplements. Click the box below to… Read more
Legendary filmmaker James Cameron, speaking to an audience at the BLUE Ocean Film Festival a few weeks ago, praised Forks Over Knives which inspired him to adopt a plant-based diet. Cameron said, “We’re always talking about what are the action… Read more
Pam Popper, N.D, who was featured in Forks Over Knives, was interviewed on the radio show “An Organic Conversation.” Click below to listen to the interview.
Forks Over Knives – The Cookbook arrives two weeks before its official release date and is now available for immediate shipping on ForksOverKnives.com. The book, authored by Del Sroufe, contains more than 300 classic and unexpected recipes from around the world. … Read more
On May 12, 2012, T. Colin Campbell, Ph.D. spoke at TEDx in New York City. Click below to watch the 18 minute presentation.
Houston Texans star running back Arian Foster said he is trying a vegan diet. On July 5, he tweeted, “Officially a vegan now. We’ll see how this goes. But week one down. So far, so good. Feels wonderful.” Foster is apparently… Read more
Ruth Heidrich, who was featured in Forks Over Knives, was interviewed on ESPN 1700 San Diego to discuss her breast cancer recovery and accomplishments as an Ironman triathlete. Click below to listen to the interview.
In this Nutrition Facts video, Dr. Michael Greger looks at research showing how consuming dark fish like salmon may cause dangerous heartbeat irregularities. Click the box below to watch.
In this NutritionFacts.org video, Dr. Michael Greger looks at three different Harvard studies that found a link between dairy consumption and acne in adolescent boys and girls. We’ve also provided a summary of Dr. Greger’s main points below. The Harvard Nurse’s… Read more