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7 Ways NYC Is Blazing a Trail for Healthier, More Sustainable Communities

New York City is raising the bar when it comes to fostering healthy communities. In the last two years alone, the nation’s…

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For Men with Prostate Cancer, Plant-Based Diets Linked to Better Sexual, Urinary Health: New Study

Plant-based diets have been linked to a lower risk of developing and dying from prostate cancer; now, a new study suggests that…

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The Ozempic Effect: Plant-Based Docs on the Pros and Cons of Semaglutide

The weight-loss pharmaceutical industry has seen explosive growth in the past few years, and no medication has generated as much buzz as…

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Linda Tyler’s New Anti-Inflammatory Cookbook Showcases the Power of Healing Foods

Inflammation can be likened to the bogeyman of the health and wellness realm: Most people know they want to avoid it, but…

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Culinary Medicine at NYU: Dr. Sara Zayed’s Mission to Revolutionize Medical Education

Recent medical school graduate Sara Zayed, MD, traded a career in software engineering to pursue a plant-based primary care practice. But she’s…

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What Happens When 1 Twin Goes Vegan and the Other Keeps Eating Meat? New Stanford Medicine Study Investigates

Editor’s Note (Dec. 15, 2023): A docu-series about the Stanford Medicine twin study is coming to Netflix on Jan. 1, 2024. Watch…

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Recommended Reading: Our 12 Favorite Vegan Books of 2023

2023 was another eventful year in the plant-based corner of the publishing world. From tantalizing new vegan cookbooks to cutting-edge nutrition research,…

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Every Bit Counts: New Study Shows Big Benefits for Swapping Out Even 1 Daily Serving of Meat, Eggs

Want to go plant-based for your health but aren’t quite ready to overhaul your diet entirely? Good news: A new large-scale study…

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What Is CKM Syndrome? American Heart Association Identifies New Condition That Links Heart Disease, Kidney Disease, Obesity

In light of growing evidence linking cardiovascular disease, obesity, diabetes, and chronic kidney disease, the American Heart Association recently issued a presidential…

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New Book ‘Eating Does It’ Highlights How Food Choices Can Cure Disease and Combat the Climate Crisis

Kathy Pollard discovered the power of a plant-based lifestyle in an unlikely place: late-’90s rural Pennsylvania. Her interest in nutrition serendipitously aligned…

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Eat Your Veggies, Cut Parkinson’s Risk by 22%, New Large-Scale Study Suggests

Higher adherence to a healthy plant-based diet is linked with significantly lower risks of Parkinson’s disease (PD), according to new research published…

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Vegan runner Fiona Oakes adjusts her shoes while wearing a backpack with a fold-up sleeping mat and a scarf around her head as she competes in an ultra marathon. On the side of her leggings is the phrase "Vegan Runners." Photo by Kirsten Kortebein
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Vegan Athlete Fiona Oakes on Her Remarkable Journey from Orthopedic Surgery to World-Record Marathons

Photo by Kirsten Kortebein Fiona Oakes has completed marathons on every continent, setting four world records along the way. The world-class British…

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