How to Transform Last Night’s Leftovers Into a Great Breakfast

Last night’s leftovers often become today’s lunch or dinner, but don’t overlook their potential to make a great breakfast. Getting creative with leftovers can save you time and money and boost your healthy-cooking skills—all while cutting down on food waste.... Read more

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As a Young Dad I Lost 160 Pounds by Eating More—Lots More!

In October of 2005, I felt the pain that got me started on this journey. I came home from work and looked through the stack of mail on the counter. I found a letter from an insurance company about a life... Read more

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Shop Smart: 21 Tasty (Oil-Free, Vegan) Finds at Trader Joe’s

As nice as it is to catch the farmers’ market every week, sometimes it just doesn’t happen. And for those weeks, Trader Joe’s is a popular source of wallet-friendly produce, interesting staples, and healthy convenience foods such as ready-to-eat steamed... Read more

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Why Every Vegan and Vegetarian Needs Vitamin B12

Eating a plant-based diet is one of the most healthful actions you can take, but it carries the very serious and potentially fatal risk of vitamin B12 deficiency. Although plant-based diets are full of other vitamins and minerals, they are... Read more

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Get Plant-Fit: 5 Tips for Adding Fitness to Your WFPB Lifestyle

It’s hard to believe that just 10 years ago, “plant-based athlete” sounded like one big oxymoron. But thanks to the stories of dozens of high-profile, elite athletes turning to plant-based diets for a performance advantage in recent years—including Olympic medalists, world record holders,... Read more

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Does Sugar Cause Diabetes?

The recent film What the Health raised the question as to whether sugar or other carbohydrates cause diabetes. Because blood sugar levels are high in diabetes, a common notion has held that eating sugar somehow triggers the disease process.  The... Read more

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Are Vegan Doctors Promoting an Agenda in “What the Health”?

Editor’s Note: The popularity of the Netflix documentary “What the Health” has sparked a lively debate about the dangers of the standard American diet and the power of a plant-based lifestyle to prevent and reverse deadly diseases. Some of the... Read more

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7 Key Takeaways From ‘What the Health’

“What the Health,” the new Netflix documentary from the makers of “Cowspiracy,” is creating quite a buzz and bringing much-needed attention to the link between diet and disease. The film covers a lot of the same groundbreaking science supporting a... Read more

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For a Healthy Heart, Not All Plant Foods Are Equal

After you watch “Forks Over Knives” and decide to adopt a plant-based diet, does it matter if you spend your dollars in the produce department or buy a stack of vegan frozen pizzas, coconut milk ice cream, and soy burgers... Read more

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How I Answer 6 Common Questions as the Parent of a Vegan Toddler

As a now-seasoned vegan and public health advocate, I consider myself an expert at “Vegan 20 Questions: Eating Out With Omnivores.” If you’ve ever gone rogue from the standard American diet (SAD), chances are that you too have encountered questions... Read more

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