Forks Over Knives, a great teaser for the plant-based life

Forks Over Knives: The Plant-Based Way to Health is a quick, easy and insightful read about the healing power of a whole food, plant based lifestyle

Forks Over Knives: Book Review

With approximately 60 pages of factual information about human diet, nutrition, and health; real-life, heart warming examples of patients reversing their chronic illnesses using plant-based foods (and no pharmaceutical drugs or surgeries); and 125 healthy recipes to get you started, Forks Over Knives: The Plant-Based Way to Health is a must read for anyone looking to take their health into their own hands and truly live the lives of their dreams with an all natural, plant-based lifestyle. It is such a short and easy to comprehend read, too, with mentions of the research conducted (and written book), The China Study, which you can read for more detail after getting your palate wet with Forks Over Knives. 

Forks Over Knives Book Description

The #1 New York Times bestseller answers: What if one simple change could save you from heart disease, diabetes, and cancer?
For decades, that question has fascinated a small circle of impassioned doctors and researchers—and now, their life-changing research is making headlines in the hit documentary Forks Over Knives. Their answer? Eat a whole-foods, plant-based diet—it could save your life.
It may overturn most of the diet advice you’ve heard—but the experts behind Forks Over Knives aren’t afraid to make waves. In his book Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease, Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn explained that eating meat, dairy, and oils injures the lining of our blood vessels, causing heart disease, heart attack, or stroke. In The China Study, Dr. Colin Campbell revealed how cancer and other diseases skyrocket when eating meat and dairy is the norm—and plummet when a traditional plant-based diet persists. And more and more experts are adding their voices to the cause: There is nothing else you can do for your health that can match the benefits of a plant-based diet.
Now, as Forks Over Knives is introducing more people than ever before to the plant-based way to health, this accessible guide provides the information you need to adopt and maintain a plant-based diet. Features include:
  • Insights from the luminaries behind the film—Dr. Neal Barnard, Dr. John McDougall, The Engine 2 Diet author Rip Esselstyn, and many others
  • Success stories from converts to plant-based eating—like San’Dera Prude, who no longer needs to medicate her diabetes, has lost weight, and feels great!
  • The many benefits of a whole-foods, plant-based diet—for you, for animals and the environment, and for our future
  • A helpful primer on crafting a healthy diet rich in unprocessed fruits, vegetables, legumes, and whole grains, including tips on transitioning and essential kitchen tools
  • 125 recipes from 25 champions of plant-based dining—from Blueberry Oat Breakfast Muffins and Sunny Orange Yam Bisque to Garlic Rosemary Polenta and Raspberry-Pear Crisp—delicious, healthy, and for every meal, every day.

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About the Author, Gene Stone

Gene Stone is a writer, journalist, and former Peace Corps volunteer. He is the co-author, most recently, of The New York Times bestseller, The Engine 2 Diet, and his articles and columns have appeared in New York, Esquire, Vogue, Elle, GQ, and The Huffington Post. He lives in New York City and is a vegan (secret #17). His website is  See more →