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How I’m Beating Kidney Disease on a Plant-Based Diet

For more than 20 years, I have been a kidney patient with little to no hope. For many years, my nephrology team…

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New Lancet Study: Poor Diet Leading Cause of Death and Disability

Nearly 11 million people died from diet-related diseases last year, according to a new study published in the international medical journal The…

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FOK.com Nominated for a Webby

Update: On April 23, Forks Over Knives won the People’s Voice Webby Award for best health website. Thank you for casting your…

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Reversing Arthritis on a Plant-Based Diet: A Conversation with Iida van der Byl-Knoefel

When Iida van der Byl-Knoefel developed inflammatory arthritis at the age of 32, she could barely walk down the stairs of her…

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Eczema, Arthritis, Asthma, Migraines—All Gone After Going Plant-Based

Jennifer Sinyerd suffered from a host of chronic health issues, including eczema and asthma, but she thought that she was fairly healthy—until…

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How to Build a Better Vegan Sandwich

Turn the ultimate convenience food into the ultimate healthy meal with these flavor-boosting sandwich ingredient ideas. Choose whole grain bread. High in…

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Exercise Slows Colon Cancer Cell Growth

As we all know, exercise is great for your heart. But did you know that exercise may play a role in slowing…

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I Kicked Hypertension in a Matter of Weeks with a Plant-Based Diet

Lauren Melton looked healthy, but her blood pressure told a different story. She shares what adopting a plant-based diet did for her…

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How I Beat IBS and Acid Reflux with a Plant-Based Diet

Growing up in a Jewish household, food was central to every occasion. Lox and bagels with cream cheese, chicken soup, brisket, and…

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“Are Eggs Good for Me?” New Study in JAMA

In recent years, there has been a growing perception that eggs and dietary cholesterol aren’t as bad as we once thought. But…

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The Most Vegan-Friendly Dining Facility in the U.S. Army

The Guns and Rockets Dining Facility at Fort Sill, Oklahoma, has become the first—and only—U.S. Army facility to offer soldiers plant-based main…

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NYC Announces Meatless Mondays for 1.1 Million Students

Mondays just became healthier for 1.1 million children in New York City. Mayor Bill de Blasio, Schools Chancellor Richard A. Carranza, and…

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