Dynamic Mother-Daughter Duo Discuss Their New Book “The Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease Cookbook”

Plant-based eating is a way of life for the Esselstyns. After all, the patriarch of the family is Dr. Caldwell B. Esselstyn,…

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Slaying the Protein Myth

I am plant-based. Essentially, this means I don’t eat anything with a face or a mother. Animals find this agreeable. I’m also…

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FOK Recipe App Now Available for iPhone and iPod Touch

Updated April 2015 to reflect new Android app and add new links.  We are pleased to announce that the Forks Over Knives…

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Punk Rocker’s Mission to Show There’s Nothing Tough About Eating Meat

John Joseph, the lead singer and cofounder of the legendary punk rock group Cro-Mags, grew up on the tough streets of New…

John Joseph, the lead singer and cofounder of the legendary punk rock group Cro-Mags and author of Meat is For Pussies, talks about his plant-based diet. see article

My Patient Didn’t Just Control His Diabetes, He Cured It!

Some of you may have read my previous blog post about how I came to embrace a whole-food, plant-based diet and the effects it…

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Sharing a Message of Hope and Health in the Latin-American Community

As medical doctors with a passion for human and planetary health, we are always looking for ways to make the greatest difference…

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Fed Up: Let’s Really Move Big Food Out of School Lunches

Sugar isn’t the only villain in our surging obesity epidemic. Katie Couric’s new documentary Fed Up is an eye-opening experience for most…

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TMAO: A Toxic Substance Formed When You Eat Meat Can Make You … Dead Meat

We can add another reason to the list of why we should not eat meat. If the saturated fat and cholesterol in…

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Why Everyone Should Eat More Plants

There is a misconception that eating a plant-based diet is unnatural, the purview of activist radicals and the socially marginalized. Instead, I…

Going vegan is beyond a doubt the most natural, healthy, & advisable thing you can do to optimize your wellness and avoid health issues like heart disease. see article

The Smoke and Mirrors Behind Wheat Belly and Grain Brain

The Atkins Diet lives on in the current bestselling books Wheat Belly by William Davis, MD and Grain Brain by David Perlmutter,…

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Careers in Plant-Based Nutrition: Options for Action in an Emerging Field

We need you. We have never before been faced with so much overweight, chronic disease, and associated emotional and financial ill effects…

Plant-based nutrition can be used in a variety of nutrition jobs—be it in the clinical field, education, research, public health and even entrepreneurship! see article

1907 New York Times Article Shows that Meat Causes Cancer.
A Century Later, Many People Still Haven’t Heard the News

In a recent NPR debate about the risks of meat-eating, I put forward the proposition that meat causes cancer. Judging by faces…

The tragedy is this: The concept that meat causes cancer has been known for more than a century. In 1907, the New York Times published an article showing that meat-eaters were at high cancer risk, compared with those choosing other staples see article