The Forks Over Knives Plan

The Forks Over Knives Plan

How to Transition to the Life-saving, Whole-food, Plant-based Diet

Book - 2014
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From the creators of the groundbreaking documentary (and bestselling books) Forks Over Knives comes a four-week plan, showing anyone how to transition to a delicious whole-food, plant-based diet.
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2014
Edition: First Touchstone hardcover edition
Copyright Date: ©2014
ISBN: 9781476753294
Branch Call Number: 641.5636 PULDE
Characteristics: x, 322 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations ; 24 cm


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Apr 24, 2016

It perfectly makes sense.

kathy_d Jan 03, 2015

It is a plant- based diet. Differing from vegan insofar ad there is no oil except what is naturally present in food and no processed foods such as meat analogues that have chemically altered ingredients.

It is based on whole foods with little or no chemical additives or preservatives. Very low in sugar, using only natural sweeteners and very little of those. Vegan diets can have unhealthy amounts of fats and refined sugar.
I agree with "Black Tiger". You should watch "Forks Over Knives" and its sequel, "The Extended Interviews" (to Forks Over Knives).
Julieanna Hever explains it well in her book on Plant-based nutrition. She is a registered dietician and nutritionist.
There are many books out with scientific studies to support this natural and delicious way of eating.

Dec 26, 2014

In response to egyptian27, yes the recipes are essentially vegan. However, no oils of any type are allowed and there is greater emphasis on pasta and rice than in typical vegan books. To fully appreciate how the recipes differ, you must read the Forks over Knives book or watch the corresponding video in its entirety. All the facts aren't presented in the meal plan book.

egyptian27 Oct 31, 2014

Good book, but why are they trying to make it seem like its a new type of diet, after skimming through it I realized its a full vegan diet(no dairy, meat as well as fish). They did not mention that on the cover bec it might make some people not want to buy it, so they put the plant based diet, it sounds more alluring.


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