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I Ditched Meat, Dairy, and 30 Pounds of Extra Weight

Up until a year ago, my eating habits were bad. Having grown up in a Hispanic household, I’d been eating animal products…

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I Keep My Rheumatoid Arthritis in Check with Plants, Not Pills

Not wanting to go on medication indefinitely, Erika Cline decided to try a plant-based diet to treat rheumatoid arthritis. In March 2016,…

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I’m a Weight-Loss Therapist Who Struggled with Obesity—Until I Went Plant-Based

Armando “Dr. Mondo” Gonzalez could lose the weight but couldn’t keep it off. Last year, he finally found a diet for sustainable…

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I Used to Have MS Relapses Every 6 Months. After Going Plant-Based, I Haven’t Relapsed in 10 Years

Tired of relapses and reluctant to go on medication, Corinne Nijjer decided to try using a plant-based diet to treat MS. She…

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I Took 200 Points Off My Cholesterol by Going from Keto to Plant-Based

At 248 pounds, I decided to adopt a ketogenic diet: low on carbohydrates and high on protein. I lost about 60 pounds,…

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What a Plant-Based Diet Did to My Cholesterol, Blood Sugar, and Triglycerides

After some frightening lab results, Jeff Rosenblum became determined to lower his cholesterol by exercising daily and eating right. Then he found…

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I Lost 100 Pounds in Two Years on a Plant-Based Diet

Allyson was on the wait-list for bariatric surgery when she discovered a plant-based diet and transformed her health. For as far back…

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30 Pounds Lighter, I’m Hiking Glaciers and Reaching New Highs on a Plant-Based Diet

Monika Kurasiewicz had resigned herself to a life of weight gain and health problems. Then she adopted a plant-based diet and unleashed her…

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I’m Brooklyn Borough President, and I Reversed My Diabetes with a Plant-Based Diet

After photos by Erica Sherman After an alarming diabetes diagnosis, Eric Adams, the president of New York City’s largest borough, Brooklyn, turned…

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After Breast Cancer, a Plant-Based Diet Gave Me a New Lease on Life

After breast cancer treatment and years spent suffering the side effects of medications, Teri Carpenter felt broken, beaten down, and ready to…

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I Thought I Ate Healthy. Then I Was Diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes

In my younger years, I participated in the Ironman Triathlon, so healthy eating and exercise were part of my daily routine. As…

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I Went Plant-Based and Conquered My Cystic Acne

For years, Kiernan battled cystic acne, attempting to keep breakouts at bay with medication and topical treatments. Nothing made a difference—until she…

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