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From Battling a Fibroid and Facing Surgery to Fit and Thriving on a Plant-Based Diet

One day in 2011, I found myself discussing a hysterectomy with my doctor. I was 54 years old and had been struggling…

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From Recreational Athlete to International Ultra-Athlete on a Plant-Based Diet

For about 30 years, I dreamed of finishing the Ironman World Championship in Kona, Hawaii. Once I decided to actually do it,…

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Saying Goodbye to Type 2 Diabetes and Meds After Going on a Plant-Based Diet

When I started my plant-based journey almost two years ago, I did it to improve my health. The weight loss that everyone…

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Meet Dr. Heather Shenkman, Ironman Triathlete and Vegan Cardiologist

I haven’t always been an athlete, but I’ve been a vegetarian since I was about 16 years old. My brother was the…

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How I Lost 260 Pounds, Heart Disease, Constant Joint Pain and Gained My Life Back

For most of my life, I was either overweight or obese. I was an outcast in school and was teased because of…

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From Sick, Disabled, and on Multiple Meds to Thriving on a Plant-Based Diet

When I was 38 years old, my doctor told me that I was on my way to an early death. He also…

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After a Lifetime of Poor Health, I Lost 120 Pounds and Regained My Life

As a child, I was diagnosed with a chronic autoimmune liver disease. Doctors told me that I would probably not live past…

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Ultra Recovery: From Depressed Addict to Pro Ultrarunner on a Plant-Based Diet

Editor’s Note: David Clark passed away on May 21, 2020, after suffering from complications due to herniated disc surgery. David was a beloved…

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From Tired, Unhealthy Fortysomething to Fit Competitive Cyclist

I turned 40 years old in June 2011, and was struggling to find enough energy to make it through the day, despite…

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From Rock Bottom With Ulcerative Colitis to Pain-Free in One Year on a Plant-Based Diet

Rock Bottom: 2013 I can safely say that 2013 was the worst year of my life. At the beginning of the year,…

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Without Surgery, This New Father Got Off the Transplant List and Reversed His Heart Disease

David Foster was a new father and only 57 years old when his doctor told him he needed a heart transplant. He…

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Plant-Based Athlete: What Happened When I Stopped Eating Two Pounds of Meat Per Day

Growing up in Singapore, I was one of the “fat” kids in class. My classmates called me a “double scoop ice cream…

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