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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Major U.S. Culinary Schools Get Serious About Plant-Based Cooking

Two of the biggest culinary schools in the United States—the Institute of Culinary Education and the Culinary Institute of America—are making waves…

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Podcasts With a Plant-Based Twist

Perfect for long commutes or workouts, these informative and inspiring podcasts are a great way to feed your mind. Subscribe via iTunes…

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Loose Skin After Weight Loss: What You Should Know

If you’ve been struggling to lose weight, adopting a whole-food, plant-based diet can be particularly rewarding. You’ll shed excess weight while enjoying…

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Heart Disease in Women: Important Facts to Know

February is American Heart Month—every cardiologist’s favorite month to discuss heart health (and wear a lot of red). As a female physician,…

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Top Vegan Physicians Launch 7-Day Plant-Based Challenge for Heart Month

Just in time for American Heart Month, vegan cardiologist Danielle Belardo, MD, is kicking off a new Instagram-powered plant-based challenge. The free…

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What I Learned During Forks Over Knives’ 21-Day Challenge

When a new hobby or lifestyle shift starts to feel the least bit good, I pick up the pace. The day I…

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New Study: Plant-Based Diets Benefit Endurance Athletes’ Heart Health, Performance, Recovery

From Olympic skater Meagan Duhamel to ultramarathoner Scott Jurek, numerous athletes have demonstrated that you don’t need to eat meat to compete….

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