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Teacher who had heart attack inspires 1,300 colleagues to try 10-day plant-based diet

More than 1,000 teachers and school administrators in New York state are taking a 10-day challenge to eat a plant-based diet, inspired by a colleague who transformed himself after a heart attack.

Doug Schmidt, a Rochester elementary school teacher, suffered a near fatal "widow maker" heart attack at age 49.

World Meat Free Week promotes plant-based diet

In celebration of the World Meat Free Week, environmentalists, consumer advocacy groups, and concerned Filipino citizens put together activities to promote plant-based diet.

‘NUTRITION 2018’ Conference Reveals Mounting Evidence Points to Plant-Based Diet for Optimal Health

Mounting studies and nutritional evidence are showing a wholly or predominantly plant-based diet is optimal for human health and longevity. Many researchers presented their findings at the flagship meeting of the American Society for Nutrition, “Nutrition 2018.”

Vegan Salmon, It’s a Thing, and It’s Amazing

Convincingly fishy and deliciously substantial, papaya is transformed into raw, vegan salmon in this inventive and elegant dish from Maz Valcorza’s The Naked Vegan: 140+ Tasty Raw Vegan Recipes For Health and Wellness.

Jumpstart Participant - Healing America

In southeast Louisiana, we completed a Jumpstart program that produced wonderful results, showing again the power of a plant-based diet to change lives.

Mike Fremont: 96 Years Young

Mike Fremont, who turned 96 years old on February 23, still runs 10 miles three times per week. He canoes the other days. He holds four single-age world records (Marathon: ages 80 and 90 years old and Half Marathon: ages 90 and 91) and continues to compete today.

Dr. Colin Campbell - Healing America Tour

This video contains clips of Dr. Campbell talking about nutrition, all from the Healing America Tour earlier this year (2018).

Vegan woman who switched her diet at 96 tells how she feels 'wonderful'

A yoga loving 97-year-old who recently completed her first year as a vegan says the diet has left her feeling “wonderful”.

Sprightly grandmother Anne Evers Fraser turned to the plant-based way of life shortly before she turned 96 and says she will never go back to eating animal produce.

Third of early deaths could be prevented by everyone giving up meat, Harvard says

At least one-third of early deaths could be prevented if everyone moved to a vegetarian diet, Harvard scientists have calculated.

Dr Walter Willett, professor of epidemiology and nutrition at Harvard Medical School said the benefits of a plant-based diet had been vastly underestimated.

“All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.” ~ Arthur Schopenhauer, German philosopher (1788 – 1860)