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…

see article

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…

see article

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…

see article

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.” …

see article

From Crippling Lupus to Living Pain-Free on a Plant-Based Diet

In my Facebook memories today, there was a picture from a vacation two years ago. It was a picture of pulled pork…

see article

A Plant-Based Diet Got Me Off the Lung Transplant List and Helped Restore My Eyesight

In 2007, busy had become my norm. As a wife, mother of three school-age kids, and clinical supervisor, I had little time…

see article

The Heart Attack That Could Have Killed Me Made Me Stronger When I Turned to a Whole-Food, Plant-Based Diet

It was Memorial Day 2008. The pain in my chest took me to the ground. I rolled over on my back and…

see article

How My Rheumatoid Arthritis (and a Plant-Based Diet) Made Me a Better Cardiologist

When I was little, I used to think that I didn’t bleed. I never got injured and rarely got cut. I think…

see article

One Teen’s Journey From Crippling Arthritis to Competing in Olympic-Style Weightlifting

There’s been a lot of drama in my life, but very little of it has to do with being a teenager. My…

see article

My Family With 6 Kids: How We Regained Our Health and Lost 115 Pounds

In November 2015, my husband and I decided to start homeschooling our six children, aged 8 to 16. Our transformation began with…

see article

Life Insurance Insures Your Death—I Decided to Start Insuring My Life

Three years ago, I weighed 284 pounds. I had high blood pressure, high cholesterol, sleep apnea, and a stated policy of avoiding…

see article

In Just One Year, From Almost Morbidly Obese to Happy, Healthy, and Fit!

From the time I was a teenager up until last year, I struggled constantly with my weight. I was stuck in a…

see article

Before you go!

Get new recipes, heath articles and special offers direct to your inbox each week.

NO, THANKS