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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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I Use Less Insulin, Got off Statins, and Lost 50 Pounds on a Plant-Based Diet

Yvonne McGill had type 1 diabetes and a host of other health issues, including hypertension, hypothyroidism, and rheumatoid arthritis. Going plant-based enabled…

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I Kicked Hypertension in a Matter of Weeks with a Plant-Based Diet

Lauren Melton looked healthy, but her blood pressure told a different story. She shares what adopting a plant-based diet did for her…

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What Giving Up Meat, Dairy, and Processed Foods Did for My BMI, Blood Pressure, and Cholesterol

Brittany Jaroudi was struggling with high cholesterol, high blood pressure, and obesity at only 25 years old. Then she saw Forks Over Knives and…

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How a Plant-Based Diet Restored My Husband’s Health and Forks Meal Planner Renewed My Joy for Cooking

Hashimoto’s disease had rendered life miserable for Rick Avrett. His wife, Rebecca, shares their journey toward better health on a whole-food, plant-based…

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For My Family’s Sake, I Lost 200 Pounds by Eating Plants

At 420 pounds Josh had high blood pressure, prediabetes, and a serious junk food habit. When he went plant-based for the sake…

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30 Pounds Lighter, I’m Hiking Glaciers and Reaching New Highs on a Plant-Based Diet

Monika Kurasiewicz had resigned herself to a life of weight gain and health problems. Then she adopted a plant-based diet and unleashed her…

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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 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 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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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…

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From Sick, Disabled, and on Multiple Meds to Thriving on a Plant-Based Diet

When I was 38 years old, my doctor told me that I was on my way to an early death. He also…

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