Food, Fashion, and the Future: Exclusive Interview With Tennis Great Venus Williams

Since she turned pro two decades years ago, 36-year old tennis champion Venus Williams has won seven Grand Slam singles titles, fourteen Grand Slam doubles championships, and four Olympic gold medals. As a tennis superstar, almost everybody knows her name,… Read more

NFL Player Griff Whalen on the Perks of Being a Plant-Powered Athlete

The best wide receivers are strong, fast, agile, and strategic. The most important trait, according to college wide receiver coach Jay Norvell, is the ability to adjust. Griff Whalen, the newest New England Patriot, has made his career by doing… Read more

This Portland Company is Changing Healthcare With Tech, Transparency, and Plants

Seeing your primary care doctor usually means long wait times and, if you’re lucky, 20 minutes of face time with your doctor. For patients, health care in America has come to mean rising costs and low-quality service. For many doctors,… Read more

NEWS: Frozen Fruit Co. Serves Up All-Fruit Ice “Cream” for the Masses

Frozen yogurt shops have been going strong for the past decade in the United States, and the hot trend hasn’t yet started to melt. Froyo is marketed as a healthy twist on ice cream, which is part of the reason… Read more

What Acclaimed Author of How Not to Die Wants Us to Eat to Avoid an Early Death

In the nutrition world, Dr. Michael Greger is best-known for reviewing dozens of scientific studies every day and publishing daily videos about the latest in nutrition research. It’s a huge job, and Greger has taken it upon himself to be… Read more

Meet the Physician-Farmer Who Grows the Plants He Prescribes to His Patients

In 2012, Dr. Ron Weiss cashed in most of his assets to buy a 342-acre farm—a National Historic Landmark—in bucolic Long Valley, N.J.,, which is an hour west of Manhattan, N.Y. What inspired an urban primary care doctor who had… Read more

New Study: A Healthy Plant-Based Diet Can Cut Type 2 Diabetes Risk by a Third

A new study from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health found that a healthy plant-based diet significantly lowers the risk of type 2 diabetes. Study authors commented that “existing studies suggest a lower incidence of type 2 diabetes in… Read more

New Study Predicts 1 in 5 People Worldwide Will Be Obese by 2025

For the first time, there are more obese people than underweight people in the world. A newly published study predicts that if this global obesity trend continues, then almost 18 percent of men and 21 percent of women will be… Read more

Common Ground: What the World’s Top Nutrition Experts Agree On

Some of the world’s top nutrition scientists and experts came together at the Oldways Finding Common Ground conference in Boston at the end of last year. The lineup of twenty experts comprised the best of the best, including researchers, scientists, and… Read more

The Happy Vegan: Mogul Russell Simmons on How His Lifestyle Fuels His Success

Music and fashion mogul and media magnate Russell Simmons has launched some of the most famous hip-hop musicians, including Beastie Boys and Run-D.M.C. He is the cofounder of Def Jam and Phat Farm clothing, and his media company has created… Read more