Is Fish a Health Food, or Have We Just Let It Off the Hook?

Many people equate eating fish with doing something good for their health. This may be due to the illusion that fish swim in clean waters, or to the fact that... Read more

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Wicked Healthy: How to Sauté and Roast Without Oil

A brand-new recipe collection from hotshot Austin-based vegan chefs Chad and Derek Sarno with David Joachim, The Wicked Healthy Cookbook is filled with crave-worthy plant-based recipes. Not every recipe is oil-free, but the... Read more

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Harvard Study: Plant-Based Diet Could Reduce Early Deaths by One-Third

Anybody who’s watched Forks Over Knives knows the powerful effect a plant-based diet can have on their health. Now, research at Harvard suggests that roughly one-third of early deaths—that amounts to almost... Read more

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5 Tips for Navigating Daycare with a Vegan Child

After my oldest son was born, I returned to my full-time job and we needed child care. Although we had options, he was being raised vegan, which meant finding a... Read more

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PSA Alert: Olympians Champion the Dairy-Free Lifestyle

Besides being world-class Olympic athletes, what do silver-medal-winning cyclist Dotsie Bausch, six-time medalist and swimmer Rebecca Soni, weightlifter Kendrick Farris, soccer player Kara Lang, sprinter Malachi David, and alpine ski... Read more

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Why Olive Oil Is Not Healthy for Your Heart

Olives conjure up images of the warm sun and deep blue seas of the Mediterranean, where the olive tree flourishes. In more recent times, olive oil has enjoyed similar admiration.... Read more

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Are Butter and Dairy Back in 2017? A Look at the Latest Research

Let’s start in the spirit of agreement. All nutrition experts seriously interested in promoting health and longevity will agree that eliminating processed foods rich in salt, oils, refined grains, and added sugars (including sugar-sweetened beverages) and replacing them with properly... Read more

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Vitamin B12: All Your Questions Answered

Vegans are regularly advised to mind their levels of vitamin B12, but vegetarians and even meat eaters often come up short on this important nutrient, which helps keep nerves and blood cells healthy. In this informative Q&A—and in the video... Read more

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Brooklyn Gets Its First All-Vegetarian Public School

A third public school in New York City has officially signed up for exclusively vegetarian cafeteria menus. Bergen Elementary School (P.S. 1) in Sunset Park is Brooklyn’s first public school to make the vegetarian switch, by popular demand of the... Read more

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Meatless Mondays Will Come to 15 Brooklyn Schools, Announces NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio

Photo by Ed Reed/Mayoral Photography Office. In a move that acknowledges the importance of a plant-based diet for better health, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that 15 Brooklyn schools will participate in Meatless Mondays beginning next spring.... Read more

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