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Tami Fertig

Tami Fertig is a longtime writer and editor based in Portland, Oregon, covering food and nutrition. She loves hiking, biking, and discovering new farmers’ markets with her husband and 2-year-old.

All Contributions from Tami Fertig (15)

Ingredient IQ: Cauliflower

Cauliflower is incredibly versatile. Here’s why and how to make it a staple in your kitchen. Cauliflower Is Packed with Nutrients Like…

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Controversial New Report Recommends Eating Red, Processed Meat. The Science Says Otherwise

In a series of new reviews and guidelines published last week in the Annals of Internal Medicine, a panel of researchers argued…

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Are ‘Plant-Based’ Veggie Burgers Actually Healthy?

Plant-based veggie burgers have officially hit the big time. These days, you can find hearty, satisfying vegan patties on the menu everywhere…

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How to Eat Whole-Food Plant-Based While Camping

Following a whole-food, plant-based diet in the great outdoors can be a breeze—with a little planning, that is. Just remember the following…

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New Study: Low-Fat Diet May Reduce Risk of Dying from Breast Cancer

Eating a low-fat diet rich in fruits, vegetables, and whole grains may significantly increase a woman’s chance of breast cancer survival, according…

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Thanks, Mom: Readers Share How Moms Have Supported and Inspired Their Plant-Based Journeys

In honor of Mother’s Day, we asked Forks Over Knives readers how their moms have supported or inspired them on their plant-based…

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Will a Vegan Public School Open Next Fall in Florida?

King Charter School in Pinellas County, Florida, set to open next fall, could become the country’s first plant-based public school—notwithstanding one major…

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Meet the Founder of the Plant-Based Support Group That’s Thriving in Michigan

Paul Chatlin was lying on a hospital gurney, sick with heart disease and preparing for bypass surgery, when his cardiologist asked him…

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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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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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