Who Should Take Cholesterol-lowering Statins? Everyone or No One?

Should cholesterol-lowering statins be added to our drinking water in order to prevent atherosclerosis, like fluoride is added to prevent tooth decay?…

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The Myth of Complementary Protein

Recently, I was teaching a nutrition class and describing the adequacy of plant-based diets to meet human nutritional needs. A woman raised…

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Freshwater Abuse and Loss: Where Is It All Going?

Along with climate change, perhaps the most pressing concern we have regarding sustaining our lives, and future life on earth, is our…

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Angelina Jolie’s Double Mastectomy—People Are Desperate for Change

I have no intention of criticizing the famous actress, Angelina Jolie, for her decision to have both breasts removed in an effort…

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Q&A with Rip Esselstyn on His New Book, “My Beef with Meat”

Rip Esselstyn, the former firefighter featured in Forks Over Knives and bestselling author of The Engine 2 Diet, has written a new…

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Excerpt from Whole: Rethinking the Science of Nutrition

The Modern Health-Care Myth From Whole: Rethinking the Science of Nutrition “He who cures a disease may be the skillfullest, but he…

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Cravings – How They Work and How to Manage Them

What are cravings and how do they affect your plan for healthy living? Cravings aren’t “bad.” They are just signals that you…

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Inspired by Forks Over Knives, Dublin, Ohio Employees Adopt Plant-Based Diet with Success

The City of Dublin, Ohio is serious about health. City leaders have implemented programs to educate both its 40,000 residents and 370…

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We Are More than What We Eat: The Hidden Benefits of Eating a Whole-Food, Plant-Based Diet

As a medical doctor, once only interested in my patient’s welfare, I was slow to see the bigger picture. I now understand…

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The Power of The 5-Minute Fitness Break

The face of fitness is changing. Yes, we still need a solid challenge to those muscles to keep muscle shape and some…

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Tips for Visiting Friends and Family Who Are Not Plant-Strong

Visiting friends and family who are not plant-strong can be very tricky and requires a delicate balance of grace and diplomacy. You want…

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What Relieves Constipation Best?

Constipation affects about 20% of the world’s population and about 60 million Americans suffer from chronic constipation. Even though it’s taboo to…

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