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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In Memoriam: Remembering Evelyn Oswick

I am sad to report that Evelyn Oswick, who appeared in Forks Over Knives, passed away at 90. I feel fortunate to have met Evelyn during filming, and I found her kind, sweet, and gracious. Evelyn was one of Dr.... Read more

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New Study: A Healthy Plant-Based Diet Can Cut Type 2 Diabetes Risk by a Third

A new study from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health found that a healthy plant-based diet significantly lowers the risk of type 2 diabetes. Study authors commented that “existing studies suggest a lower incidence of type 2 diabetes in... Read more

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New Study Predicts 1 in 5 People Worldwide Will Be Obese by 2025

For the first time, there are more obese people than underweight people in the world. A newly published study predicts that if this global obesity trend continues, then almost 18 percent of men and 21 percent of women will be... Read more

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NEWS: Dietary Guidelines Say Cut Sugar, Eat More Plant Foods, Limit Meat

The federal government’s newest Dietary Guidelines were just published today. Revised every five years as new research in nutrition and diet unfolds, its purpose is to guide policymakers and health practitioners in making decisions. Added Sugar and Meat For the... Read more

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NEWS: Dietary Guidelines Say Cut Sugar, Eat More Plant Foods, Limit Meat

The federal government’s newest Dietary Guidelines were just published today. Revised every five years as new research in nutrition and diet unfolds, its purpose is to guide policymakers and health practitioners in making decisions. Added Sugar and Meat For the... Read more

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Opening Today: Barnard Medical Center, Where Medicine Meets Nutrition

The Barnard Medical Center, which opened today in Washington, D.C., combines top-of-the-line medical care with nutrition education and preventative medicine. We recently spoke to the founder of the center, Dr. Neal Barnard, who is also the president and founder of... Read more

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Opening Today: Barnard Medical Center, Where Medicine Meets Nutrition

The Barnard Medical Center, which opened today in Washington, D.C., combines top-of-the-line medical care with nutrition education and preventative medicine. We recently spoke to the founder of the center, Dr. Neal Barnard, who is also the president and founder of... Read more

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Opening Today: Barnard Medical Center, Where Medicine Meets Nutrition

The Barnard Medical Center, which opened today in Washington, D.C., combines top-of-the-line medical care with nutrition education and preventative medicine. We recently spoke to the founder of the center, Dr. Neal Barnard, who is also the president and founder of... Read more

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GreenSpace Café: My Journey from the Cardiology Lab to the Kitchen

Over 25 years ago, I embarked on a career as an invasive cardiologist skilled in placing first balloons and then stents in every nook, cranny, and granny that needed them. That single focus lasted only three weeks, because then Dr.... Read more

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