One Man’s Mission to Bring the Secrets of Longevity to Communities Everywhere

The November 2005 issue of National Geographic was one of the bestselling in the magazine’s history. Dan Buettner, a National Geographic explorer and writer, wrote the cover story, “The Secrets of Living Longer” about places in the world where people... Read more

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Montefiore Health System Now Plays Forks Over Knives and Serves Plant-Based Meals at Patient Beds

We are very pleased to share that in addition to our plant-based outpatient Cardiac Wellness Program, Montefiore now offers plant-based vegan meals for inpatients and that Forks Over Knives plays in patient rooms! Here is our story. As a plant-based... Read more

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Telomeres, the Key to Longevity, Show Food May Be the Best Anti-aging Treatment

The global anti-aging market will be worth nearly $200 billion in 2019. New beauty technologies make anti-aging products big business. But what about the possibility of anti-aging treatments for the health of our body, and not just the surface of... Read more

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Most Doctors Want You to Get Healthier, and are not in Bed with Big Pharma

Once my patients learn about the huge role diet has on their health, they often express anger that their previous physicians did not educate them about this and instead just doled out pills and procedures. Many patients are frustrated by... Read more

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I Stopped Eating Meat for the Animals, But Was Thrilled When Excess Weight and Health Issues Also Disappeared

I was in pretty good shape as a teenager, but once I hit adulthood, my pants size exploded. After high school, I spent most of my life glued to a chair, whether I was in college, at my IT job,... Read more

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What’s the Best Way to Lower Levels of IGF-1,the Cancer-Promoting Growth Hormone?

In the NutritionFacts.org video below, Dr. Michael Greger explores the link between obesity and the cancer-causing agent IGF-1* (insulin-like growth factor) produced by fat cells. Children and adults with a higher body mass index (BMI) typically have higher levels of... Read more

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17 Easy Tips and Tricks to Make Healthy Eating a Way of Life

Good eating habits aren’t about willpower. We have a limited supply of willpower. So while you can coast by on it for maybe the first couple weeks of January, it will eventually run out. Instead, if you want your healthy... Read more

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Plant-Based Primer: The Beginner’s Guide to Starting a Plant-Based Diet

Have you seen Forks Over Knives and now want to eat to prevent chronic diseases like type 2 diabetes and heart disease? Or maybe you are suffering already from an autoimmune condition, obesity, or other health problems and want to... Read more

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10 Best Articles of 2016

We’re proud of the work we did this year to help people live healthier, happier lives. Here’s a look at the most-read and most-shared stories and articles of this year. 1. 7 Things That Happen When You Stop Eating Meat... Read more

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7 Ways Animal Protein is Damaging Your Health

Today, of course, we know that most proteins from both plants and animals are “complete proteins” (meaning they contain all of the essential amino acids we need).1 However, people sometimes use the term “low quality” to refer to plant proteins... Read more

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