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From 3 Percent Kidney Function to Dialysis-Free on a Whole-Food, Plant-Based Diet

In November 2016 I went into an emergency room, and within just a few hours I was informed that I had stage…

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I Went Plant-Based for Glaucoma. Losing 110 Pounds Was a Surprise Bonus

I’ve had a complicated relationship with food my whole life. I grew up in a Sicilian family. One of the few ways…

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Our Most-Shared Success Stories of 2019

Positivity is contagious. That’s probably why Success Stories—first-hand accounts from people who have conquered diabetes, kidney disease, heart disease, obesity, and other…

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Instant Pot 101

From soups to pilafs, the Instant Pot and other multicookers can deepen flavors while drastically reducing cooking time for a variety of…

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How to Make the Best Vegan Pizza

Vegan pizza is nothing new: In Virgil’s Aeneid (written around 30 B.C.), weary travelers top “thin wheaten cakes” with fruits, veggies, and…

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How to Maximize Savings on a Plant-Based Diet

A whole-food, plant-based diet doesn’t just make health sense; it saves dollars and cents. Going plant-based can cut grocery bills by $750…

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Not Sweet Nothings: Why Splenda and Stevia Can Make You Gain Weight

Editor’s Note: Four years after the release of his New York Times best-seller How Not to Die, nutritionfacts.org founder Michael Greger, MD,…

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I Overcame Chronic Fatigue After Going Plant-Based

Severe fatigue, high cholesterol, chronic pain, and constant migraines left Edith with a low quality of life—until her sister inspired her to…

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Olympic Cyclist Dotsie Bausch on Why Athletes Are Going Plant-Based

When pro cyclist Dotsie Bausch went vegan back in 2009, it was out of a desire to help animals, not to improve…

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Dispatch from Okinawa: What the World’s Longest-Lived Women Eat

Editor’s Note: Dan Buettner’s new book, The Blue Zones Kitchen: 100 Recipes to Live to 100, presents favorite dishes from the world’s…

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New Study: For Stable Heart Disease, Lifestyle Changes and Meds Just as Effective as Bypass, Stents

For people with stable coronary artery disease, stents and bypass surgery are no more effective at reducing rates of heart attack and…

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At 73, I Went Plant-Based and Said Goodbye to Obesity, Heart Disease, Kidney Disease, and Arthritis

Rick McKeon shares his journey from obesity, heart disease, and stage 3 kidney disease back to health on a plant-based diet. Eight…

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