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From E. Coli to COVID-19: How Animal Agriculture Spawns Infectious Diseases

With 7.5 billion humans and more than 70 billion food animals, we are closer to animals than ever before. As the coronavirus…

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How to Support Your Immune System with a Plant-Based Diet

You can’t always control whether you get sick. But by understanding how your immune system works, what hurts it and what helps…

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Living Well, 122 Pounds Lighter on a Plant-Based Diet

At the end of my annual physical in 2016, my doctor tried, once again, to talk to me about my weight. For…

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15 Ways to Use and Cook with Canned Beans

Beans are the ultimate convenience food: Inexpensive, shelf-stable, filling, and flavorful, they’re ready when you are to whip up easy meals in…

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How To Protect Your Health During a Pandemic

We are in a unique time, and it’s likely that many of you are feeling anxious, scared, and tired, seeking more predictability…

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Your Grocery Shortlist: Top-20 Quarantine Must-Haves

Heading to the grocery store during the COVID-19 pandemic? First things first: There’s no need to hoard. If you’ve noticed empty shelves…

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After Decades of Failed Diets, I Went Plant-Based and Lost 140 Pounds in 2 Years

I was a sensitive child who turned to food as a coping mechanism. I developed a strong dependence on salty and sugary…

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Ingredient IQ: Lettuce

There are many varieties of lettuce out there, but most kinds that you’ll see in the grocery store fall into one of…

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After 40 Years in the Pizza Business, I Went Plant-Based and Transformed My Health

Feb. 28, 2018, started out like an ordinary day. In the morning, I went to my doctor’s office for my quarterly blood…

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Diet’s Impact on Hormones and Hair Loss

Editor’s Note: Neal Barnard’s Your Body in Balance, which debuted on Feb. 4, 2020, offers a comprehensive look at how hormones influence…

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Ingredient IQ: Shallots

Editor’s Note: In January 2019, the Institute of Culinary Education launched the Natural Gourmet Center, a plant-centric and wellness-driven culinary arts program….

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Understanding Heart Disease and Your Diet’s Role in Prevention

Nearly half of all adults in the U.S. have some form of cardiovascular disease, according to the American Heart Association. Heart disease…

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Healthy eating shouldn’t be a hassle.

With weekly meal plans customizable for any size table and any dietary restrictions, Forks Meal Planner takes the hard work out of healthy plant-based cooking.

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