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Nineteen Medications … GONE in Six Months!

I’m 49 years old and have been on about nineteen different medications for high cholesterol, high blood pressure, and type 2 diabetes for…

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Diet and Lifestyle Helped Me Become a Champion Again

I had been at the top of women’s canoe. I was undefeated in the U.S. since 2000 and ranked with the world’s…

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My Experience Going Vegetarian, Then Vegan

I love food. I love to talk about it, shop for it, make it, and I really love to eat it. This…

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Plant-Based Diet Made Me Healthier While I Saved Thousands on Insurance

I have always been an athlete. From a young age, my mother would place my two brothers and me in any sports…

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Diet, Children, and the Future

Once weaned, children are just like small adults when it comes to nutrition. Starches (potatoes, corn, rice, sweet potatoes, beans, etc.) must…

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Plant-Strong Snacking

Like most people, I love to snack. When I was a triathlete, training four to eight hours and burning over 5,000 calories…

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Interview with Forks Over Knives’ Ruth Heidrich on ESPN Radio

Ruth Heidrich, who was featured in Forks Over Knives, was interviewed on ESPN 1700 San Diego to discuss her breast cancer recovery…

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Tom’s Plant-Based “Fried” Rice

My friend Jake was unable to obtain a standard life insurance policy because he was overweight, and at a high risk for…

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From Couch Potato to One of the World’s Fittest Men

Although I had been a collegiate athlete, I had completely lost touch with health and fitness. For many years, my focus was…

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How I Overcame Crippling Arthritis and Returned to Elite-Level Fitness

The time was August 2000, I had just won a Gold Medal in two of the biggest Brazilian Ju-jitsu tournaments in the…

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Forks Over Knives Launches New Website

We are pleased to announce the launch of the new ForksOverKnives.com! Our goal has always been to bring you the leading information…

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