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Donations made through RC Forward are eligible for Canadian official donation receipts, which can be used to claim charitable tax credits. Use our calculator to estimate your credits. is a strictly non-commercial, science-based public service founded by Dr. Michael Greger, providing free updates on the latest in nutrition research via bite-sized videos with captions offered in multiple languages. There are more than 1,700 videos on nearly every aspect of healthy eating, with new videos and articles uploaded every day. We educate people through social media on the benefits of a whole-food, plant-based diet for wellness, disease-prevention, healthy weight management, and longevity. We also have a dedicated Spanish site and operate several Chinese platforms. Incorporated as a 501c3 nonprofit charity, relies on individual donors to keep the site alive.

About this charity

Millions suffer needlessly from health problems that can be prevented, arrested, and even reversed with simple dietary changes. However, individuals who want to make the right dietary choices for themselves and their families are faced with a deluge of confusing and conflicting nutritional advice.

The goal of our nonprofit is to present you, your doctor, and the world with the results of the latest in peer-reviewed nutrition research, delivered in a way that is easy to understand. The vast majority of premature death and disability is preventable with a healthy diet and lifestyle choices. Though there is a scientific consensus as to the core elements of healthy living, the corrupting influence of commercial interests has left the public confused as to how to best feed themselves and their families.

That’s why was created; to cut through the hype and present the latest in evidence-based nutrition. Everything on the website is free. There are no ads. There is nothing for sale. We just thrive on a Wikipedia-type model where users make donations to support the public service. is a labor of love—a tribute to Dr. Greger’s grandmother whose own life was saved by improving her diet.

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