Ellsworth Wareham, a renowned cardiac surgeon and longtime vegan, died Saturday at his home in Loma Linda, California. He was 104. Wareham gained media attention
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Since 2011, there’s been an explosion of nutritional research supporting the idea that a whole-food, plant-based diet can provide optimal health for just about anyone.
It might seem like common sense to most of us, but a new report confirms that our eating habits affect the health of our brains.
According to a new report: In the past three years, vegetarian menus saw a “66 percent growth at restaurants while 51 percent of consumers agree
In a recent NPR debate about the risks of meat-eating, I put forward the proposition that meat causes cancer. Judging by faces in the audience,
In a groundbreaking initiative, NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue will offer New York City residents personalized support in making the potentially life-saving transition to a whole-food
Some of the world’s top nutrition scientists and experts came together at the Oldways Finding Common Ground conference in Boston at the end of last
Last week, California Gov. Jerry Brown signed a new law mandating that public hospitals, health care facilities, and prisons offer plant-based options at every meal.
NYC Health + Hospitals has announced that it is participating in Meatless Mondays by expanding plant-based menu options on Mondays at all 11 of its
In the United States, dietary factors are the most important risk factors for disease, yet medical schools fail to provide adequate nutrition education. As a
The Berkeley City Council has approved a resolution requiring city-owned and -operated institutions to serve vegan-only food one day per week. Berkeley is the first
Did you hear about the study in the news today? Health information these days is much more commonplace than ever before. Every day, if not
For Type 2 Diabetes, New Report Finds Plant-Based Diets More Effective Than Diabetes Organization Recommendations
A plant-based diet may be more effective in managing type 2 diabetes and promoting overall well-being than the diets currently recommended by several diabetes organizations,
“He who cures a disease may be the skillfullest, but he that prevents it is the safest physician.” – Thomas Fuller What a great time
In a shock to cardiologists around the world, a new study reveals that one of the most common medical uses of stents – to relieve
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