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Dreena Burton Focuses on Tasty, Everyday Recipes in 6th Plant-Based Cookbook

For many plant-based foodies, vegan cookbook author Dreena Burton is a household name. Her sixth book, Dreena’s Kind Kitchen: 100+ Whole-Foods Vegan…

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Meet Columbus Batiste, MD, the Plant-Based Cardiologist Changing Hearts and Minds

After watching his father suffer from diabetes, cardiologist Columbus Batiste, MD, went plant-based and launched the Integrative Cardiovascular Disease Program at California’s…

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These Game-Changing U.S. Hospitals Grow Their Own Produce for Hospital Meals and More

Fresh, healthy food is often an afterthought in the American health care system, but some forward-thinking U.S. hospitals are changing the game…

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Harlem Globetrotter Kris ‘Hi-Lite’ Bruton on Powering Up with a Plant-Based Diet

In 2017, Harlem Globetrotter Kris “Hi-Lite” Bruton, who’s known for his high-flying slam dunks and entertaining on-court antics, pledged his allegiance to…

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Raw Power: Pro Surfer Tia Blanco on the Foods that Fuel Her

Pro surfer Tia Blanco shreds her competition. An International Surfing Association gold medalist, the 22-year-old is a champion of veganism, Instagramming veggie…

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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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A Conversation with Award-Winning Vegan Chef Mark Reinfeld

Mark Reinfeld has been at the forefront of the plant-based revolution from the very beginning. In his more than 25 years as…

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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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The Most Vegan-Friendly Dining Facility in the U.S. Army

The Guns and Rockets Dining Facility at Fort Sill, Oklahoma, has become the first—and only—U.S. Army facility to offer soldiers plant-based main…

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Major U.S. Culinary Schools Get Serious About Plant-Based Cooking

Two of the biggest culinary schools in the United States—the Institute of Culinary Education and the Culinary Institute of America—are making waves…

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Podcasts With a Plant-Based Twist

Perfect for long commutes or workouts, these informative and inspiring podcasts are a great way to feed your mind. Subscribe via iTunes…

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America’s Largest Municipal Hospital System Now Offers Meatless Mondays

NYC Health + Hospitals has announced that it is participating in Meatless Mondays by expanding plant-based menu options on Mondays at all…

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