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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

I Ditched Meat, Dairy, Highly Processed Foods… and Half of My Body Weight

I consider myself the Every Woman, the one who spent most of her life either planning to go on a diet, struggling…

Two photos of Eugenie Carroll: On the left, a photo of Eugenie before she lost weight, sitting at a table with family; on the right, a photo of Eugenie 123 pounds lighter, standing in front of a brick wall with hands on hips see article

Our Most Popular Plant-Based Success Stories of 2021

Before and after photos for four plant-based success stories see article

After Years of Arthritis, I’m Pain-Free on a Plant-Based Diet

I first learned about the whole-food, plant-based way of eating back in 2012. I’d been struggling with pain from arthritis and was…

Photo of Delores Rich - Woman in her 60s who has relieved arthritis symptoms on a whole-food, plant-based diet see article

Overcoming Myasthenia Gravis Symptoms on a Plant-Based Diet

In the fall of 1992, I started feeling some minor muscular weakness. I didn’t think too much of it, until one day…

An older couple shown standing together and smiling, with a plain background. Fran German, on the left, suffered from myasthenia gravis for years see article

A Life-Threatening Stroke Spurred Me to Try a Plant-Based Diet, and I’ve Never Looked Back

Growing up in Southeastern Pennsylvania, I was a pretty active kid. I lived for playing outdoors with my brothers, Bryan and Bobby,…

Mike Lewis - On the left, in his hospital bed immediately after his stroke and seizure, on the right, two years later, on a mountain bike, looking healthier see article