A plant-based diet may have seemed extreme years ago, but today it’s all the rage – and for good reason. In many ways the planet and human health are in trouble, and a plant-centric diet is one way to address both issues. More than 10,000 studies in peer-reviewed medical journals show that a diet based on whole plant foods leads to higher life expectancy and lower rates of cancer, heart disease, Type 2 diabetes, Alzheimer’s and most other chronic ailments. "If you eat the standard American diet, you’re going to get the standard American diseases," says Ocean Robbins, co-founder of the Food Revolution Network and author of 31-Day Food Revolution. Little by little is the way to change up your diet.Credit:iStock "However, a plant-based diet can add years to your life and life to your years." When you look more closely at heart disease, the No. 1 killer of […]