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I Went Plant-Based, Said Goodbye to 100 Pounds, Prediabetes, and My CPAP Machine

Prior to starting my plant-based diet journey, I didn’t think that a meal was truly a meal unless it contained meat. It…

Two photos showing Rick Thompson before and after adopting a whole-food plant-based diet; in the before photo he is heavier while in the after photo he is slimmer see article

I’m Losing Weight the Healthy Way on a Whole-Food, Plant-Based Diet

I have struggled with food addiction, obesity, and yo-yo dieting most of my adult life. I managed to lose weight for brief…

Side by side photos showing Stefanie Prokity before and after adopting a whole-food plant-based diet and losing weight. In the "After" photo, she looks radiant and healthier see article

After Decades of Dieting and Depression, I’m Healthy and Happy on a Plant-Based Diet

I started dieting at the age of 9. Every time I lost weight I swore to myself that I’d never regain it—but…

Two photos showing Karen Steiner before adopting a plant-based diet for her mental health and weight - on the left, she stands at the helm of a boat, wearing a sun hat; on the right, she holds a bundle of fresh-picked kale, looking happier and having lost excess weight see article

Facing Prediabetes, I Ditched Fast Food for Plant Foods

I used to live off highly processed snacks and fast food, often eating entire pizzas and boxes of fried chicken. You name…

Two photos of Brad Washington before and after adopting plant-rich diet for prediabetes: On the left, he leans against a car; on the right, he's slimmer and running on an outdoor race track see article

I Lost 400 Pounds, Reversed 3 Chronic Diseases on a Whole-Food Vegan Diet

I come from a family who ate like most Americans eat, and got the diseases that many Americans get. I lost my…

Two images showing Josh Carrero before and after adopting a whole-food, vegan, plant-based diet and experiencing massive weight loss see article

My Husband and I Lost 35 Pounds Each on a Plant-Based Diet, and We Never Felt Deprived

I struggled with my weight for nearly 30 years. First, it was from having children. Then, a few years ago, I began…

Husband and wife Diana and Eric Hansen shown in two photos, before and after they adopted a whole-food, plant-based diet for weight loss - on the left, they stand in front of a waterfall, on the right, they're in a backyard, having both lost 35 pounds see article

How Working from Home Helped Me Lose 90 Pounds

I’ve always been athletic. In college, I played a few years of football and then joined the competitive cycling teams. But proper…

Barry Lindler before and after he started working from home, making his own meals, and lost 90 pounds see article

I Resolved a Decade of Rheumatoid Arthritis Pain Within Months on a Plant-Based Diet

November 2010 was when my life began to change. I was 37 years old, and had just opened my own massage therapy…

Two photos showing Andrea Kane before adopting a whole-food, plant-based diet and resolving her rheumatoid arthritis pain - on the left, she wears an orange shirt, on the right, she wears a fitted denim jumpsuit and has lost weight see article

A Widowmaker Cardiac Event Was the Wake-Up Call I Needed to Change My Diet

Biking in the Colorado mountains can be challenging any day. But on Aug. 1, 2018, it was life-changing.  My husband, Chris, and…

Two photos showing Sharon Dunmall Before and AFter Widowmaker Heart Attack and Oil-Free Plant-Based Diet - on the left, she wears a red shirt and backpack and stands in front of a lake; on the right, she stands in cycling gear, holding her bike see article

I’m Keeping Lupus in Check with an Oil-Free Vegan Diet

My first of four autoimmune diagnoses came in 2007 after I fell off a horse and broke my leg in four places….

Jo Pronger Faulkner Before and After Adopting a Plant-Based Oil-Free Vegan Diet to Manage Autoimmune Symptoms -- in the "After" photo, her skin looks healthier and less puffy see article

My 30 Years of Joint Pain Lifted Within Months on a Plant-Based Diet

In 1988, I began developing recurring migratory abdominal, thoracic, and joint pain associated with recurring low-grade fevers. Essentially, my whole body felt…

Kendale Ritchey, DPM, in two photos, before and after adopting a whole-food, plant-based diet to tame painful inflammation from familial Mediterranean fever see article

Meal Planning has Simplified My Life, Improved My Health

In a very short span of time, I lost my job of 15 years, I moved from a big modern home to…

A man stands beside a vegan Thanksgiving spread see article