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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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I Beat Melanoma, Then I Went Plant-Based to Help Stay Cancer-Free

I am a cancer survivor. I was cured of melanoma about five years before adopting a whole food, plant-based (WFPB) diet. Having…

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From a Failing Heart and Weight Struggles to Healthy and Active: A Couple’s Plant-Based Journey

As a firefighter and an outdoorsy person in general, my husband, Don, never had a problem with his weight. But his diet…

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I Jumped Off the Surgery Table and Healed Myself with a Whole Food, Plant-Based Diet

On Jan. 6, 2018, I decided to take two weeks to kick my nasty Starbucks habit, which often included drinking two to…

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I Lost 85 Pounds, Became a Runner, and Revitalized My Marriage

My husband, Tim, started on his plant-based journey in 2011 for his health. He was very sick and desperate—and honestly I was…

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This Fitness Pro Couldn’t Believe the Difference a Whole Food, Plant-Based Diet Made

Back in 2013, I was in my early 40s and owned a high-intensity bootcamp business with my wife. As fitness pros, we…

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How I Lost Over 100 Pounds and Gained a New Perspective on a Plant-Based Diet

In November 2016, I was miserable, hopeless, depressed, and desperate. I was well over 300 pounds, ashamed of myself, and 100 percent…

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A WFPB Diet Helped Send My Prostate Cancer Into Remission

In September 2013, six months shy of my 50th birthday, I was diagnosed with prostate cancer. Two urologists, including a surgeon from…

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Watching “Forks Over Knives” Changed This Doctor’s Life—and Career

I fell into two traps. First, I fell into the trap of the Standard American Diet and was well on my way…

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As a Young Dad I Lost 160 Pounds by Eating More—Lots More!

In October of 2005, I felt the pain that got me started on this journey. I came home from work and looked through…

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How I Conquered Severe Depression with a Whole Food, Plant-Based Diet

Less than two years ago, I remember driving home from work and repeatedly thinking, “I should just go home and hang myself.” …

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