After Breast Cancer, a Plant-Based Diet Gave Me a New Lease on Life

After breast cancer treatment and years spent suffering the side effects of medications, Teri Carpenter felt broken, beaten down, and ready to…

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I Thought I Ate Healthy. Then I Was Diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes

In my younger years, I participated in the Ironman Triathlon, so healthy eating and exercise were part of my daily routine. As…

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Losing Weight, Gaining Energy: How a Plant-Based Diet Changed My Life

After college, Richard Hubbard headed down a dangerous path of weight gain and hypertension. Plant-based eating helped him reverse course.   My bad…

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I Went Plant-Based and Conquered My Cystic Acne

For years, Kiernan battled cystic acne, attempting to keep breakouts at bay with medication and topical treatments. Nothing made a difference—until she…

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How I Went from Being an Obese BBQ Chef to a Healthy Vegan Chef

In 2011, I took over a small restaurant in my town and, shortly after, turned it into a BBQ joint. Over the…

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I Lost 64 Pounds in 7 Months on a Plant-Based Diet

Last November, because of a change to my insurance, I had my first appointment with a new physician. I went into the…

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I Reversed My Diabetes and Cured My Sleep Apnea with a Plant-Based Diet

Three months ago, I transitioned to a whole food, plant-based diet. The switch happened after a diabetes diagnosis that shook me to…

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After a Cancer Diagnosis, Our Family Went Plant-Based and Lost Over 300 Pounds

When my husband, Justin Greener, was diagnosed with thyroid cancer three years ago, it was a wake-up call for our family to…

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I Beat Food Addiction and Lost 240 Pounds on a Plant-Based Diet

My relationship with food has never been easy. My first diet was when I was 11 years old. In my teens, my…

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I Stopped Yo-Yo Dieting, Lost Weight, and Got Off Blood Pressure and ADD Meds with a WFPB Diet

Over the past 30 years, my weight has cycled up and down from the 140s to the 180s. I would exercise off…

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I Overcame Lupus and Freed Myself from Medications with a Plant-Based Diet

Five years ago, on the first Friday of April, I took myself to the hospital just like I did the first Friday…

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I Went from Obese to Being in the Best Shape of My Life

I’ve been overweight for as long as I can remember. I’d come to accept that being overweight was just my lot in…

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