After a Cancer Diagnosis, I Went Plant-Based and Transformed My Health

Before beginning this journey, I’d tried every dieting fad under the sun: Paleo, protein shakes… the list is endless. Nothing was helpful…

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A Plant-Based Diet Resolved My Arthritis, Blood Pressure, Insomnia

About nine years ago, I was hit with polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR), an inflammatory disease that causes intense muscle aches and stiffness. I…

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From 3 Percent Kidney Function to Dialysis-Free on a Whole-Food, Plant-Based Diet

In November 2016 I went into an emergency room, and within just a few hours I was informed that I had stage…

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I Went Plant-Based for Glaucoma. Losing 110 Pounds Was a Surprise Bonus

I’ve had a complicated relationship with food my whole life. I grew up in a Sicilian family. One of the few ways…

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Our Most-Shared Success Stories of 2019

Positivity is contagious. That’s probably why Success Stories—first-hand accounts from people who have conquered diabetes, kidney disease, heart disease, obesity, and other…

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I Overcame Chronic Fatigue After Going Plant-Based

Severe fatigue, high cholesterol, chronic pain, and constant migraines left Edith with a low quality of life—until her sister inspired her to…

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At 73, I Went Plant-Based and Said Goodbye to Obesity, Heart Disease, Kidney Disease, and Arthritis

Rick McKeon shares his journey from obesity, heart disease, and stage 3 kidney disease back to health on a plant-based diet. Eight…

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From Exhausted to Energized: I Beat Hypothyroidism with a Plant-Based Diet

Hypothyroidism saddled Ashley Sharples with chronic fatigue for a decade—until she changed up her diet. In 2009, not long after suffering a…

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Peak Fitness After Switching from a Mediterranean Diet to a Plant-Based Diet

Tony’s Mediterranean diet helped him lose weight, but he had joint pain, heartburn, constipation, and more health troubles—until he went fully plant-based….

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I Reversed Cirrhosis in 1 Year on a Plant-Based Diet

Otis Price weighed 326 pounds when a cirrhosis diagnosis motivated him to go all-in on a whole-food, plant-based diet.  The first time…

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Reversing Chronic Kidney Disease with a Plant-Based Diet

Yvonne Schneider shares the incredible story of how she’s reversing chronic kidney disease, curing gout, and lowering her blood pressure in a…

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How I Curbed High Cholesterol, Fibroids, Heartburn, and Anemia with a Plant-Based Diet

Marjorie Leon lost weight on a low-carb diet, but she ended up with high cholesterol, anemia, a stomach ulcer, and other health…

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