Two photos side by side of a young man before and after transitioning from junk-food vegetarian to whole-food vegan, demonstrating a 200-pound weight loss
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From Obese Vegetarian to Fitter Than Ever on a Whole-Food, Plant-Based Diet

I’ve struggled with weight for most of my life. I was the big kid who got teased on the playground and then…

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Two photos show woman's hand before and after adopting a plant-based diet. In the before photo, the hand has a rash. In the after photo, the skin is clear.
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On a Plant-Based Diet, I’m Finally Finding Relief from Severe Eczema

I first went whole-food, plant-based in mid-2018, because a few friends had adopted the diet and seemed to have way more energy…

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Brianna Eckler - Young woman who has improved her gastrointestinal health and digestive issues with a plant-based diet
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A Plant-Based Diet Freed Me After Decades of Digestive Distress and Gastrointestinal Issues

I’ve been plagued by gastrointestinal issues since infancy. As a child I went through extensive allergy testing and discovered I had a…

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I Dropped 100 Pounds in One Year by Ditching Animal Products, Processed Foods

I’ve been big for most of my life. I wasn’t an obese child, but I was tall and overweight, and I knew…

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A young couple sit on a picnic blanket with their toddler between them, all smiling. Fruit including pineapple and coconut is spread out on the picnic blanket before them.
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Flourishing as a Family on a Whole-Food, Plant-Based Diet

My dad is a physician, and we kept fairly healthy habits at home growing up. In high school, I was an athlete…

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Annie Green - Two photos side by side showing a woman before and after adopting a plant-based diet, having lost weight and boosted her energy, overcoming anemia
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From Prediabetic, Asthmatic, and Anemic to Positively Thriving on a Plant-Based Diet

For decades, I struggled with a range of health issues. In middle school, I was diagnosed with asthma. At college, where I…

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As a Rheumatologist, I’ve Helped My Patients and Myself with a Plant-Based Diet

Growing up, I ate a standard American diet. Fast food, French fries, steak, and pizza were the norm for me. When I…

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Carrie and Steve shown before and after adopting a plant-based diet
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Getting Healthier Together on a Plant-Based Diet

Last year, my husband and I reached a turning point in our health. After several years of gradual weight gain, our BMIs…

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Anurag Darshan shown before and after he went from vegetarian to plant-based, with weight loss
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From Cheese-Loving Vegetarian with Sky-High Blood Pressure to Whole-Food, Plant-Based and Healthy

Around 10 years ago I was diagnosed with high blood pressure and high cholesterol. I knew in the back of my mind…

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Miranda Haes before and after adopting a plant-based diet for diabetes - side-by-side photos of young woman with significant weight loss
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A Diabetes Diagnosis Shocked Me Into Changing My Diet. The Results Have Been Incredible

From childhood through my 20s, I was thin and could eat whatever I wanted without gaining weight. When I did start to…

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Melissa Matthews Allen - Young Woman Shown Before and After Going Plant-Based, wearing a marathon bib in the "After" photo
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From Unmotivated to Unstoppable: My Transformation on a Plant-Based Diet

Prior to transitioning to a plant-based lifestyle, I had little desire to do anything healthy. I had unfairly lost a court battle…

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