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Got Kidney Disease? Eat Plants

As a kidney doctor, one of the most common questions I get is, “What should I eat to keep my kidneys healthy?”…

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I’m Brooklyn Borough President, and I Reversed My Diabetes with a Plant-Based Diet

After photos by Erica Sherman After an alarming diabetes diagnosis, Eric Adams, the president of New York City’s largest borough, Brooklyn, turned…

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Do Vegans Need to Worry About Lectins? Does Anyone?

Last year, Dr. Steven Gundry released The Plant Paradox: The Hidden Dangers in Healthy Foods That Cause Disease and Weight Gain, which…

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After Breast Cancer, a Plant-Based Diet Gave Me a New Lease on Life

After breast cancer treatment and years spent suffering the side effects of medications, Teri Carpenter felt broken, beaten down, and ready to…

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University of Florida Hospital Launches Plant-Based Patient Menu

You couldn’t always order a tofu vegetable stir-fry or lentil bolognese at the University of Florida Health Shands Hospital in Gainesville, Fla….

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The Real Coconut Oil Miracle: How a High-Fat, High-Calorie Condiment Became a “Superfood”

The real coconut oil miracle has nothing to do with any magical healing or nutritional properties in coconut oil—it’s how a high-fat,…

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Bellevue Hospital Announces Plant-Based Diet Program to Help Treat NYC Patients

In a groundbreaking initiative, NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue will offer New York City residents personalized support in making the potentially life-saving transition…

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I Thought I Ate Healthy. Then I Was Diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes

In my younger years, I participated in the Ironman Triathlon, so healthy eating and exercise were part of my daily routine. As…

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New Study: Avoiding Animal Products Is the Best Thing You Can Do for the Planet

Since Forks Over Knives debuted in 2011, there’s been an explosion of nutritional research supporting the idea that a whole-food, plant-based diet…

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Losing Weight, Gaining Energy: How a Plant-Based Diet Changed My Life

After college, Richard Hubbard headed down a dangerous path of weight gain and hypertension. Plant-based eating helped him reverse course.   My bad…

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I Went Plant-Based and Conquered My Cystic Acne

For years, Kiernan battled cystic acne, attempting to keep breakouts at bay with medication and topical treatments. Nothing made a difference—until she…

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I Have PCOS. What Should I Eat?

PCOS (polycystic ovary syndrome) is common among women of reproductive age. Hallmarks include irregular periods, insulin resistance, and an excess of male…

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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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