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One Man’s Mission to Bring the Secrets of Longevity to Communities Everywhere

The November 2005 issue of National Geographic was one of the bestselling in the magazine’s history. Dan Buettner, a National Geographic explorer…

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Montefiore Health System Now Plays Forks Over Knives and Serves Plant-Based Meals at Patient Beds

We are very pleased to share that in addition to our plant-based outpatient Cardiac Wellness Program, Montefiore now offers plant-based vegan meals…

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10 Best Articles of 2016

We’re proud of the work we did this year to help people live healthier, happier lives. Here’s a look at the most-read…

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In Memoriam: Remembering Evelyn Oswick

I am sad to report that Evelyn Oswick, who appeared in Forks Over Knives, passed away at 90. I feel fortunate to…

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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,…

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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…

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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…

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NEWS: Dietary Guidelines Say Cut Sugar, Eat More Plant Foods, Limit Meat

The federal government’s newest Dietary Guidelines were just published today. Revised every five years as new research in nutrition and diet unfolds,…

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Opening Today: Barnard Medical Center, Where Medicine Meets Nutrition

The Barnard Medical Center, which opened today in Washington, D.C., combines top-of-the-line medical care with nutrition education and preventative medicine. We recently…

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GreenSpace Café: My Journey from the Cardiology Lab to the Kitchen

Over 25 years ago, I embarked on a career as an invasive cardiologist skilled in placing first balloons and then stents in…

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FOOD NEWS: Restaurant Vegetarian Menus Grow by 66 Percent in Three Years

According to a new report: In the past three years, vegetarian menus saw a “66 percent growth at restaurants while 51 percent…

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World Health Organization Says Processed and Red Meats Can Cause Cancer

The World Health Organization (WHO) released a report today that places processed meat in the highest of five possible classifications of cancer-causing…

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