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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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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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After Decades of Failed Diets, I Went Plant-Based and Lost 140 Pounds in 2 Years

I was a sensitive child who turned to food as a coping mechanism. I developed a strong dependence on salty and sugary…

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How I Curbed High Cholesterol, Fibroids, Heartburn, and Anemia with a Plant-Based Diet

Marjorie Leon lost weight on a low-carb diet, but she ended up with high cholesterol, anemia, a stomach ulcer, and other health…

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Cooking My Way to Better Health with a Plant-Based Meal Planner

Chris Noel wanted to go vegan for his health, but he struggled to know what to cook. He had returned to eating…

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How I Went From an Obese Couch Potato to Healthy and Fit at Age 57

Lorraine Zenge shares her plant-based success story of how she lost 80 pounds, lowered her cholesterol, and ditched prediabetes by “crowding out…

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How I’m Beating Kidney Disease on a Plant-Based Diet

For more than 20 years, I have been a kidney patient with little to no hope. For many years, my nephrology team…

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How I Beat IBS and Acid Reflux with a Plant-Based Diet

Growing up in a Jewish household, food was central to every occasion. Lox and bagels with cream cheese, chicken soup, brisket, 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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