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City of Berkeley Establishes “Green Mondays,” Goes Vegan One Day a Week

The Berkeley City Council has approved a resolution requiring city-owned and -operated institutions to serve vegan-only food one day per week. Berkeley…

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What Is Chronic Kidney Disease and How Do You Prevent It?

As a kidney doctor, one of the most common questions I get is, “What should I eat to keep my kidneys healthy?”…

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Do Vegans Need to Worry About Lectins? Does Anyone?

Last year, Dr. Steven Gundry released The Plant Paradox: The Hidden Dangers in Healthy Foods That Cause Disease and Weight Gain, which…

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University of Florida Hospital Launches Plant-Based Patient Menu

You couldn’t always order a tofu vegetable stir-fry or lentil bolognese at the University of Florida Health Shands Hospital in Gainesville, Fla….

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The Real Coconut Oil Miracle: How a High-Fat, High-Calorie Condiment Became a “Superfood”

The real coconut oil miracle has nothing to do with any magical healing or nutritional properties in coconut oil—it’s how a high-fat,…

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Bellevue Hospital Announces Plant-Based Diet Program to Help Treat NYC Patients

In a groundbreaking initiative, NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue will offer New York City residents personalized support in making the potentially life-saving transition…

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New Study: Avoiding Animal Products Is the Best Thing You Can Do for the Planet

Since Forks Over Knives debuted in 2011, there’s been an explosion of nutritional research supporting the idea that a whole-food, plant-based diet…

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I Have PCOS. What Should I Eat?

PCOS (polycystic ovary syndrome) is common among women of reproductive age. Hallmarks include irregular periods, insulin resistance, and an excess of male…

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Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria Found in Majority of Supermarket Meat

Roughly 75 percent of the meat sold at grocery stores in the United States contains antibiotic-resistant bacteria, aka superbugs, according to a…

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Dr. John McDougall Announces Retirement from Clinical Practice: What’s Next for the Plant-Based Pioneer?

John McDougall, MD, has worn many hats over the years: best-selling author, plant-based pioneer, board-certified doctor of internal medicine, starch advocate. He…

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The Incredible Benefits of a Plant-Based Diet for People with Type 1 Diabetes

If you have watched the Forks Over Knives movie or are a frequent visitor of this site, you already know that type…

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Why Feeding Your Gut Bacteria Might Be the Secret to Better Health

Our gut bacteria influence our health in profound ways. They help digest food, make key nutrients, fight harmful organisms, protect our gut…

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