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Forks Over Knives and Plant-Based Lifestyle Has Me Lighter, More Energetic and Healthier

Forks Over Knives and Plant-Based Lifestyle Has Me Lighter, More Energetic and Healthier

In March of 2012, I returned home from a Caribbean cruise to find myself at the heaviest weight I have been in my life. I was dismayed. I have been active most of my life …



Diet and Lifestyle Helped Me Become a Champion Again

Diet and Lifestyle Helped Me Become a Champion Again

I had been at the top of women’s canoe. I was undefeated in the U.S. since 2000 and ranked with the world’s best. However, in 2004, I was 36 and burned out. I was suffering …



Doctors Could Not Heal My Stomach Pain, Plant-Based Diet Did

Doctors Could Not Heal My Stomach Pain, Plant-Based Diet Did

For over seven years, I saw gastroenterologists to try to diagnose a digestive condition but never had any luck. I was so sick that, one year in high school, I missed 45 out of 180 …



Forks Over Knives Helped Me Lose 100 Pounds and Reduce Medications

Forks Over Knives Helped Me Lose 100 Pounds and Reduce Medications

Five months ago, my life was extremely different. After having had two heart attacks and two stents inserted, I was on high doses of blood pressure medicine and struggling with daily tasks. For example, I …



How a Plant-Based Diet Helped Make Me an Ultra-Runner

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I sat in my college nutrition class listening to my professor talk about nutrition. He mentioned that you could be a vegan or vegetarian and meet all your requirements to be healthy. I thought to …



My Experience Going Vegetarian, Then Vegan

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I love food. I love to talk about it, shop for it, make it, and I really love to eat it. This did not always make for a very healthy lifestyle, but I’ve made significant …



Rethinking My Health After September 11 Exposure

Rethinking My Health After September 11 Exposure

I have been a New York City firefighter for the past sixteen years. During this time I have been exposed to toxins and carcinogens as a result of operating at fires and emergencies. Some calls-to-action …



Plant-Based Diet Made Me Healthier While I Saved Thousands on Insurance

Plant-Based Diet Made Me Healthier While I Saved Thousands on Insurance

I have always been an athlete. From a young age, my mother would place my two brothers and me in any sports activity that was available. I grew up playing baseball, football, basketball, soccer, and …



Suffering from Headaches, Fatigue and More, Forks Over Knives and Plant-Based Diet Changed My Life

Suffering from Headaches, Fatigue and More, Forks Over Knives and Plant-Based Diet Changed My Life

One year ago today, my life changed forever. I feel blessed to have stumbled upon Forks Over Knives. It completely changed my perception of food and what it does to the body. It became clear …



Plant-Based Diet Has Me Winning My Long, Hard Battle with Ulcerative Colitis

Plant-Based Diet Has Me Winning My Long, Hard Battle with Ulcerative Colitis

Seven years ago I was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis, an autoimmune disease that causes severe abdominal pain, thousands of tiny sores in the colon, and bloody watery stools. My gastroenterologist also removed several pre-cancerous tubular adenomas …