Success Stories

Eric Adams on His New Book, ‘Healthy at Last,’ and the True Meaning of Soul Food

Update 1/3/2022: One of our favorite plant-based success stories is now mayor of New York City! Read our 2020 interview with NYC…

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Man before and after plant-based diet - side by side images of weight loss, lower LDL cholesterol
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A Plant-Based Diet Cut My LDL Cholesterol in Half

Like many people, I struggled with my weight from a very early age. I tried nearly every diet you can think of….

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At 56, I’m Fitter, Healthier, and Happier Than Ever, Thanks to a Plant-Based Diet

I struggled with being overweight my entire adult life. It took chest pains in my mid-40s, spending time in cardiac rehab, being…

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Before and After a Plant-Based Diet for Ear Infections, Hypertension, Weight Loss, Overcoming Yo-Yo Dieting
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Hypertension, Ear Infections, Excess Weight—All Gone on a Plant-Based Diet

I always struggled with my weight growing up. I was never the heaviest in my class, but I was always heavy enough…

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amy gibbs success story chronic hip pain
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My Daily Hip Pain a Thing of the Past Thanks to a Plant-Based Diet

I have been a physical therapist for the past 15 years. Over that time I have worked with thousands of patients and…

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chronic kidney disease success story brian devon before after plant-based diet
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I’ve Normalized Sky-High Triglycerides and Begun Reversing Kidney Disease in Just 12 Weeks

For many years of my life I was “Mr. BBQ”: I never missed an opportunity to get the grill fired up. For…

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Valeria Popov gestational diabetes before after plant-based diet
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I Reversed Gestational Diabetes, Lost Weight, and Overcame Allergies on a Plant-Based Diet

I used to constantly obsess over losing weight: what to eat, what not to eat, how I looked in the mirror each…

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Leila success story - migraines and diet
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Migraines Held Me Back for Decades, Until I Went Plant-Based

I can barely remember a time when I didn’t hate the word “migraine” and its little sister, “headache.” I had my first…

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I’m Reversing Metabolic Syndrome on a Plant-Based Diet

As a young schoolteacher in the 1980s and early 1990s, I completed several Olympic-distance triathlons. I stopped competing in these events when…

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Andrea Sereda Before and After Losing Weight on a Plant-Based Diet and overcoming fatty liver disease
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I Cut My Weight in Half on a Whole-Food, Plant-Based Diet

I started struggling with obesity during childhood. Despite many attempts to manage my weight, it continually crept up. I was eventually diagnosed…

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Brian Rodgers - avoided gastric bypass - plant-based diet
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Faced with Gastric Bypass Surgery, I Tried a Plant-Based Diet Instead

I’m from Kansas City and grew up on barbecue. I ate a lot of ribs, chicken, brisket, and pulled pork. I began…

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plant-based diet for asthma before after
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From Sedentary Asthma Sufferer to Long-Distance Runner on a Plant-Based Diet

Growing up, asthma made me self-conscious, and I limited my physical activity because of it. I didn’t want to be the girl…

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