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Our Most Popular Plant-Based Success Stories of 2021

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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…

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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…

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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,…

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A Healthy Vegan Diet Took Me from Rosacea-Prone to Radiant

While growing up on the standard American diet, I considered myself healthy. Although I dealt with acne and painful menstrual cramps, I…

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Conquering Addiction to Processed Foods on a Plant-Based Diet

I struggled with being overweight for most of my adult life. At my heaviest, I was 250 pounds. I managed to shed…

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My Journey from Junk-Food Vegan to Whole-Food, Plant-Based

I began dabbling in a raw vegan diet for my health in 2005, but I could never fully commit to it and…

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I Conquered Chronic Fatigue with Plant Foods

For years, I suffered from chronic fatigue. The exhaustion was so severe that it interfered with my life. My physicians ran blood…

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My Pandemic Transformation: Losing 100 Pounds in a Year on a Plant-Based Diet

Growing up, I never had a problem with excess weight, and in fact, I tended  toward being underweight. I ate meat, but…

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I Thought Weightlifting Could Offset an Unhealthy Diet. I Was Wrong

I started lifting weights as a freshman in high school in 1974. I was a decent high school and college athlete, and…

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Ankylosing Spondylitis Held Me Back for Years. Today I’m Pain-Free on a Plant-Based Diet

When I was just 13 years old, I developed pain in my elbow. The doctor diagnosed me with tennis elbow, though I…

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I Put High Cholesterol and Severe Arthritis Behind Me on a Plant-Based Diet

I’ve always loved exercise, but after I began having meniscus tears in my knees that required surgery, I didn’t exercise much, if…

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