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Roger Ebert Reviews Forks Over Knives

“The bottom line: I am convinced this message is true. A plant-based whole foods diet is healthy. Animal protein is not necessary, or should be used sparingly as Asians did, as a flavoring and not a main course. This adds the advantage of allowing us to avoid the chemicals and carcinogens pumped into livestock and [&hellip

Magic Banana “Ice Cream” – Just in Time for Mother’s Day!

A Post From Rip! Yes, banana ice cream may sound too delicious to be true. But this version sticks to the plant-strong variety, so there is no dairy in this dessert. It’s well documented that high levels of fruits and veggies reduce your cancer risk, but in particular, bananas have been shown to help protect [&hellip

Update on Forks Over Knives events with Rip and Whole Foods Market

Hello everyone!  Please find updated details for the upcoming Forks Over Knives events with Rip and Whole Foods Market. In our last announcement about the event series, we posted some incorrect information about theater locations (now corrected) and wanted to make sure anyone planning to attend these events showed up at the right place.  We [&hellip

Rip on Doctor Oz Show with Forks Over Knives!

Forks Over Knives will be featured on The Dr. Oz show on Wednesday, April 27.  Rip joins Colin Campbell, Ph.D., Caldwell Esselstyn, M.D., Neal Barnard, M.D., and film director and writer, Lee Fulkerson to discuss the film and its ground-breaking message about healthy eating. View a preview of the episode. Visit the Dr. Oz Listings [&hellip

Upcoming Rip Road Show with Whole Foods Market and Forks Over Knives

The knife referred to in the ground-breaking film Forks Over Knives cuts in two ways. The movie argues that when we choose to remove or greatly reduce the amount of food we consume that requires knives to eat (like meat) and reconfigure our plates to be plant-strong, we can avoid going under the knife for [&hellip

Expert Team Brings Plant-Strong Health to Food Bank Community

Health-challenged Low-income Population Goes Plant-based to Lose Weight and Reverse Disease On April 8, 2011, nonprofit organization EarthSave International launches Meals For Health at Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services in Sacramento, California. Meals For Health (MFH) is a 30-day intervention where underprivileged people are given education and support to eat a healthy, low-fat, plant-strong [&hellip

High Fructose Corn Syrup

Check out the recent SNL parody of the High Fructose Corn Syrup t.v. advertisement. We think Michael Pollan got it right in Food Rules in suggesting we avoid products with HFCS: Not because high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS) is any worse for you than sugar, but because it is, like many of the other unfamiliar ingredients [&hellip

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