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The Smoke and Mirrors Behind Wheat Belly and Grain Brain

The Atkins Diet lives on in the current bestselling books Wheat Belly by William Davis, MD and Grain Brain by David Perlmutter,…

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Careers in Plant-Based Nutrition: Options for Action in an Emerging Field

We need you. We have never before been faced with so much overweight, chronic disease, and associated emotional and financial ill effects…

Plant-based nutrition can be used in a variety of nutrition jobs—be it in the clinical field, education, research, public health and even entrepreneurship! see article

How My Cardiologist and Forks Over Knives Changed My Destiny

In 2008, three weeks before my forty-fourth birthday, I had a heart attack. I was not really surprised, because of my family…

Jamie Brinck before and after adopting a plant-based diet and losing weight. In the after photo, he's completing a race see article

1907 New York Times Article Shows that Meat Causes Cancer.
A Century Later, Many People Still Haven’t Heard the News

In a recent NPR debate about the risks of meat-eating, I put forward the proposition that meat causes cancer. Judging by faces…

The tragedy is this: The concept that meat causes cancer has been known for more than a century. In 1907, the New York Times published an article showing that meat-eaters were at high cancer risk, compared with those choosing other staples see article

Running for “Health” Wasn’t Enough … Eating Plants Made All the Difference!

I immigrated to the United States seven years ago from Russia. Right away the pleasures of American cuisine turned out to be…

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I Lost 180 Pounds in a Year … Along with High Cholesterol, Pre-Diabetes, and Sleep Apnea!

A little over a year ago, I decided I wanted to lose weight and get healthy, because I was dangerously overweight and…

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The Plant-Based Lifestyle Is the Best Medicine I’ve Ever Prescribed

As a cardiologist, I am delighted to share the many ways Forks Over Knives has been an incredible resource for my patients,…

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Two Heart Attacks at Age 29: a Story That Ends Well

This post was updated May 1, 2015. On July 9th of 2013, I had a heart attack at age 29. It hit…

Ivan Mejia shown before and after adopting a plant-based diet after two heart attacks in his 20s see article

How Not to Need Viagra

Erectile dysfunction has been getting a lot of publicity in recent years, and when a brand-new drug, Viagra, hit the market in…

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Incorporating Compassion for Farmed Animals

The following piece is the acceptance speech given by Dr. Melanie Joy on October 9, 2013 at the House of Commons in…

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Heart Attack at 67 Led to Diet Changes … Now Off Multiple Meds and Feeling Better Each Day!

In 2008, at 67, I had a heart attack and two stents were inserted. Although I appeared in good health, fit, and…

Patrick Greenaway standing on a dock, with the Forks Over Knives movie poster shown on the right side see article

The Protein Juggernaut Has Deep Roots

This article was originally published in the T. Colin Campbell Foundation newsletter and is reprinted here with permission. Click here to sign up…

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