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Whole-Food Plant-Based Diet for Life

In February of 2012 I was morbidly obese, weighing in at 370 pounds. At 25 years old, I was already experiencing chest pains…

Travis Goodrich before and after the Forks Over Knives plant-based diet helped him lose weight see article

How a Plant-Based Lifestyle Helped Me Regain My Health and Youthfulness

For most of my adult life, I battled health and weight issues. Since about 18 years old, I fluctuated in weight and…

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My First 50-Mile Ultra-Marathon Was a Success

On race day for the 50-mile Mt. Si Ultra, I woke up at 4 a.m. and began getting ready. I ate a…

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After a Year of Terrible Health, Forks Over Knives Has Me Back on Track

[Editor’s Note: This post was updated in November 2015.] 2012 was a terrible year for my health. Already suffering from high blood…

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After Hitting Rock Bottom, Forks Over Knives Helped Me Lose 100+ Pounds

I had struggled with my weight for many years. While cruising Netflix for documentaries I came across Forks Over Knives. I’m not…

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I Stumbled Across Forks Over Knives and It Changed My Life

I was flipping through Netflix one night and came across an interesting movie titled Forks Over Knives. At this point in my life,…

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Forks Over Knives and Plant-Based Lifestyle Has Me Lighter, More Energetic and Healthier

In March of 2012, I returned home from a Caribbean cruise to find myself at the heaviest weight I have been in…

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Diet and Lifestyle Helped Me Become a Champion Again

I had been at the top of women’s canoe. I was undefeated in the U.S. since 2000 and ranked with the world’s…

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Doctors Could Not Heal My Stomach Pain, Plant-Based Diet Did

For over seven years, I saw gastroenterologists to try to diagnose a digestive condition but never had any luck. I was so…

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Forks Over Knives Helped Me Lose 100 Pounds and Reduce Medications

Five months ago, my life was extremely different. After having had two heart attacks and two stents inserted, I was on high…

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How a Plant-Based Diet Helped Make Me an Ultra-Runner

I sat in my college nutrition class listening to my professor talk about nutrition. He mentioned that you could be a vegan…

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My Experience Going Vegetarian, Then Vegan

I love food. I love to talk about it, shop for it, make it, and I really love to eat it. This…

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