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How I Went from Being an Obese BBQ Chef to a Healthy Vegan Chef

In 2011, I took over a small restaurant in my town and, shortly after, turned it into a BBQ joint. Over the…

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I Lost 64 Pounds in 7 Months on a Plant-Based Diet

Last November, because of a change to my insurance, I had my first appointment with a new physician. I went into the…

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I Reversed My Diabetes and Cured My Sleep Apnea with a Plant-Based Diet

Three months ago, I transitioned to a whole food, plant-based diet. The switch happened after a diabetes diagnosis that shook me to…

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After a Cancer Diagnosis, Our Family Went Plant-Based and Lost Over 300 Pounds

When my husband, Justin Greener, was diagnosed with thyroid cancer three years ago, it was a wake-up call for our family to…

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I Beat Food Addiction and Lost 240 Pounds on a Plant-Based Diet

My relationship with food has never been easy. My first diet was when I was 11 years old. In my teens, my…

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I Stopped Yo-Yo Dieting, Lost Weight, and Got Off Blood Pressure and ADD Meds with a WFPB Diet

Over the past 30 years, my weight has cycled up and down from the 140s to the 180s. I would exercise off…

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I Overcame Lupus and Freed Myself from Medications with a Plant-Based Diet

Five years ago, on the first Friday of April, I took myself to the hospital just like I did the first Friday…

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I Went from Obese to Being in the Best Shape of My Life

I’ve been overweight for as long as I can remember. I’d come to accept that being overweight was just my lot in…

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I Beat Melanoma, Then I Went Plant-Based to Help Stay Cancer-Free

I am a cancer survivor. I was cured of melanoma about five years before adopting a whole food, plant-based (WFPB) diet. Having…

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From a Failing Heart and Weight Struggles to Healthy and Active: A Couple’s Plant-Based Journey

As a firefighter and an outdoorsy person in general, my husband, Don, never had a problem with his weight. But his diet…

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I Jumped Off the Surgery Table and Healed Myself with a Whole Food, Plant-Based Diet

On Jan. 6, 2018, I decided to take two weeks to kick my nasty Starbucks habit, which often included drinking two to…

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I Lost 85 Pounds, Became a Runner, and Revitalized My Marriage

My husband, Tim, started on his plant-based journey in 2011 for his health. He was very sick and desperate—and honestly I was…

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