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Forks Over Knives WFM Pre-Screenings with Rip in Chicago and Fort Collins

FORKS OVER KNIVES examines the profound claim that most, if not all, of the so-called “diseases of affluence” that afflict us can be controlled, or even reversed, by rejecting our present menu of animal-based and processed foods.  The major storyline in the film traces the personal journeys of a pair of pioneering researchers, Dr. T. [&hellip

What Are You Feeding Your Children?

Whether you’re a parent or not — if you live a busy lifestyle, fast food is convenient. Slowly, but surely, the danger of a fried beef, fried potatoes, white bread way-of-life is being revealed to the public. And some fast food appears to be more dangerous than others. McDonald’s Happy Meal Resists Decomposition for Six [&hellip

CNN’s Wolf Blitzer Interviews Dr. Esselstyn and Dr. Ornish, “Clinton’s Nutrition Doctors”

The excitement continues on the PlantStrong advocacy front! As we posted a few days ago, CNN’s Wolf Blitzer interviewed former President Bill Clinton about his new plant-based diet to lose weight and reverse heart disease.  In that interview, he credited the following doctors for influencing his decision: Rip’s father, Caldwell B. Esselstyn, Jr., M.D., author [&hellip

Clinton Credits Rip’s Father for Decision to Eat Almost 100% Plant-Based

As mentioned in our last post, we are thrilled at Bill Clinton’s decision to eat plant-based for his health. We were doubly excited today to hear him share that he was inspired to make this change in his diet based on the research of Rip’s father, Cleveland Clinic surgeon, Caldwell B. Esselstyn Jr., along with [&hellip

Bill Clinton Going PlantStrong!

In an interview with Yahoo! News and The Huffington Post published today, President Bill Clinton shared his new strategy for getting healthy. Motivated by his desire to be around for his future grandchildren, he is eating almost 100% plant-based because of the scientific evidence that it stops heart disease! Check out the interview: Bill Clinton [&hellip

Rip Joins Celebrity Roster on Vegan Kickstart Site

21-Day Vegan Kickstart, a web site sponsored by the Physician’s Committee for Responsible Medicine, added Rip to their roster of vegan celebrities that share tips on plant-based nutrition and ways to create a healthier lifestyle.  He was featured as “Today’s Message” on the site’s front page with the following quote about what Engine 2 and [&hellip

Call for PlantStrong Success Stories

Join E2ers around the country in supporting one another with your stories of PlantStrong transformation. There is no such thing as an achievement too small! We’d love to hear stories of healthy weight loss, of heart disease reversal, of large cholesterol drops and of just feeling downright Plant-astic! Your success stories drive our daily work [&hellip

The Happy Plantstrong Food Log

Rip encourages all participants of the Engine 2 28-Day Challenge to keep a food log to track your progress. In addition to writing down what you eat for each meal and snacks in between, he suggests that you also track your daily activity and anything you observe about the way you feel. Here’s a food [&hellip

John Mackey Plugs Engine 2 in USA Today Article

Our favorite quotes from today’s article: “All of the key diseases killing Americans can be largely avoided or prevented through healthy diet and lifestyle, but people don’t know exactly what to do. Whole Foods will help educate them.” “Healthy food is not an affordable luxury, it’s an affordable necessity.” “[Whole Foods will] introduce a private-label [&hellip