From Couch Potato to Avid Cyclist: My Plant-Based Transformation

In the fall and winter of 2017 I was traveling a lot and eating at restaurants with colleagues who always wanted the…

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I Fully Recovered From a Heart Attack in 3 Months of Eating Plants

Two years ago, in January 2018, I had a heart attack. I wasn’t a candidate for one: I had no particular family…

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Recovering from Liver Disease on a Plant-Based Diet

In 2011 I found myself partying and drinking every day. It had started off as binge-drinking to boost my confidence. Then it…

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Living Well, 122 Pounds Lighter on a Plant-Based Diet

At the end of my annual physical in 2016, my doctor tried, once again, to talk to me about my weight. For…

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After Decades of Failed Diets, I Went Plant-Based and Lost 140 Pounds in 2 Years

I was a sensitive child who turned to food as a coping mechanism. I developed a strong dependence on salty and sugary…

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After 40 Years in the Pizza Business, I Went Plant-Based and Transformed My Health

Feb. 28, 2018, started out like an ordinary day. In the morning, I went to my doctor’s office for my quarterly blood…

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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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