Vegan Ultrarunner Fiona Oakes is “Running for Good” in New Film from the Director of “What the Health”

Keegan Kuhn, the director of Cowspiracy and co-director of What the Health, is back with Running for Good, a new documentary about…

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Not Your Average Grandpa: Model, Endurance Athlete, and Plant-Based Enthusiast Richard Lima

Photos by Lisa Maloney (left) and Rick Day (right) In 1994, Richard Lima was ready to give up on modeling. He’d been…

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What’s the Best Diet to Prevent Alzheimer’s?

The number of people with Alzheimer’s disease is expected to jump from 5.7 million in 2018 to 14 million by 2050. There…

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New California Law Guarantees Plant-Based Meal Options in Public Hospitals and Prisons

Last week, California Gov. Jerry Brown signed a new law mandating that public hospitals, health care facilities, and prisons offer plant-based options…

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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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Got Kidney Disease? Eat Plants

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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