New Study: Healthy Plant-Based Diets Associated with Significantly Lower Risk of Chronic Kidney Disease

Healthy plant-based diets may significantly reduce the risk of developing chronic kidney disease, according to a new study. “Plant-Based Diets and Incident…

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What Does ‘Forks Over Knives’ Mean, Anyway?

Editor’s Note: This week marks the eighth anniversary of the debut of the Forks Over Knives film. Ever wonder how Forks Over…

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Will a Vegan Public School Open Next Fall in Florida?

King Charter School in Pinellas County, Florida, set to open next fall, could become the country’s first plant-based public school—notwithstanding one major…

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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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New Lancet Study: Poor Diet Leading Cause of Death and Disability

Nearly 11 million people died from diet-related diseases last year, according to a new study published in the international medical journal The…

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FOK.com Nominated for a Webby

Update: On April 23, Forks Over Knives won the People’s Voice Webby Award for best health website. Thank you for casting your…

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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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Exercise Slows Colon Cancer Cell Growth

As we all know, exercise is great for your heart. But did you know that exercise may play a role in slowing…

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“Are Eggs Good for Me?” New Study in JAMA

In recent years, there has been a growing perception that eggs and dietary cholesterol aren’t as bad as we once thought. But…

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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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NYC Announces Meatless Mondays for 1.1 Million Students

Mondays just became healthier for 1.1 million children in New York City. Mayor Bill de Blasio, Schools Chancellor Richard A. Carranza, and…

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