April 18, 2013

Dr. Ellsworth Wareham - 98-Year-Old Vegan

Dr. Ellsworth Wareham is a 98-year-old cardiothoracic surgeon, who retired from his profession just three years ago. Dr. Wareham, who adopted a plant-based diet in his 50s, shares his insights on healthy living in this inspiring 13-minute video. Click here to watch the video

Mike Fremont, 91,
Finishes Knoxville Half Marathon in 3:04

Mike Fremont, who dropped meat and dairy at 69 after a cancer diagnosis, is now a nonagenarian, record-setting runner. He credits his incredible performances to his diet: "When you get to be my age, you’re not going to able to train at all unless your body holds up. I simply cannot overemphasize the importance of the plant-based diet to my performance.” Read more at

Greek Stuffed Peppers

By Veronica Grace

Whenever I make these stuffed peppers my dinner guests rave about them! It’s such a great way to use up leftover brown rice and it makes such a beautiful addition to any meal. View the recipe here.

Save Cash and Eat Better With These
8 Tricks for Your Fruits and Veggies

The people at Food Inc have offered these tips to efficiently handle fruits and vegetables. Click here to see the tips

The McGovern Report

The first U.S. dietary guidelines published in 1977 by the Select Committee on Nutrition and Human Needs recommended a decrease in the consumption of fatty foods like meat, milk, and eggs. Under extreme pressure from the food industry, Congress moved the guidelines to the direction of the Agriculture Committee which, as The New York Times editorialized at the time, "looks after the producers of food, not consumers." For more on this fascinating (and unfortunate) bit of history, please watch this informative 6-minute video from

Navy Bean Soup

By Christine Waltermyer

Navy beans, like all dried beans, are a healthy component of a whole-food, plant-based diet. You can make this dish more brothy or creamy, depending upon your preference. View the recipe here.

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Forks Over Knives–The Cookbook a
New York Times Bestseller for 33rd Week

Forks Over Knives–The Cookbook is a New York Times Bestseller for the 33rd week landing at #6 in Advice, How-To and Miscellaneous. The latest ranking will be published on April 21, 2013. Buy the book on, Amazon or Barnes and Noble.
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