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February 12, 2013

Dr. Alona Pulde and Dr. Matthew Lederman
on the Reverence for Protein


 
Dr. Alona Pulde and Dr. Matthew Lederman captured how the unjustified reverence for the nutrient protein, ironically, has led to devastating health outcomes. The above meme was posted on Facebook, where it was liked and shared thousands of times. 

Forks Over Knives Helped Me
Lose 100 Pounds and Reduce Medications


 
By Freddie Schmidtke 

Five months ago, my life was extremely different. After having had two heart attacks and two stents inserted, I was on high doses of blood pressure medicine and struggling with daily tasks. Read the full testimonial here

Farms 2 Forks Weekend
Los Angeles, CA
April 12-14


 
Our second Farms 2 Forks Weekend of the season takes place in sunny Southern California from April 12-14 at the Hyatt Regency Orange County!

Join host Rip Esselstyn along with Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn, Dr. Doug Lisle, Jeff Novick R.D. and special guest Dr. Matt Lederman for a weekend of food and fun – while you learn to live the plant-strong lifestyle directly from the leading experts!

There will be life-saving lessons about making yourself heart-attack proof; practical training for how to successfully shop for healthy foods at any grocery store; strategies for eating out in restaurants and airports; morning workouts with Rip! (no matter what your fitness level); plant-strong meals and more!

Click here for more info and to sign up now!

Local Cardiologist Touts Plant-Based Diet
for Optimal Heart Health

    

Nashville cardiologist Dr. David Honeycutt recommends a whole-food, plant-based diet to his patients. "Most [patients] don’t want to be on medicine if they don’t have to," he tells the Nashville Medical News. Read the article in The Nashville Medical News

Vegetarians Die Less Often of Heart Disease
Than Fish And Meat Eaters: U.K. Study


Read the article in the National Post.

Super Bowl: Americans Eat
1.23 Billion Chicken Wings


 

Antibiotic Resistance as Serious a Threat as Terrorism, Warns U.K.'s Top Doctor


 
England's chief medical officer warns that antibiotics are losing their effectiveness and simple infections may soon become fatal. Read the full article in CTV. We note that antibiotics are used widely in animal feed to produce more meat, milk and eggs for less cost.

Farms Sanctuary's Gene Baur on ABC News


Gene Baur of Farm Sanctuary discusses veganism and Washington D.C.'s meat-free week on ABC News. Click here to watch the 7-minute video.

Anti-Breast Cancer:
The 'Three Strikes' Carcinogen to Avoid


Read the article in The Huffington Post.

Bizarro Comic 

We hope you enjoyed this Bizarro comic! You can share it on Facebook by clicking on the image. You can learn more about Bizarro comics by visiting the Bizarro Comic website.

Eliminating the #1 Cause of Death


 
This NutritionFacts.org discusses how to virtually eliminate the Western world's leading cause of death, heart disease. Click here to watch the video.

Mangoes at a Fruit Stand in Kerala, India.


 
These fresh mangoes were recently photographed in Kerala, India. 

Forks Over Knives–The Cookbook a
New York Times Bestseller for 24th Week


 
We are pleased to share that Forks Over Knives-The Cookbook has moved up the New York Times Bestseller List to #5 in Advice, How-To, and Miscellaneous. The newest ranking will be published February 17. 

Buy the book on ForksOverKnives.comAmazon or Barnes and Noble

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