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Tag: Success Stories

My Life Was Controlled by Doctors and Meds … But No Longer!

After years of being overweight, at age 52 my health began to fail. In the first six months of 2012, I had…

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How I Lost 120 Pounds and Transformed My Life

After a lifetime of health issues since the age of 3, my life took a turn for the worse. At age 40,…

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How My Patient Lost 75 Pounds, Reduced 19 Meds to 3, and Found Joy in Inspiring Others

A plant-based diet is good for your heart, your body, and it may even be good for your soul. Eighteen months and…

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How Plant-Based Eating Made Me Healthier and a Better Athlete

In the early stages of my former competitive bodybuilding career, I didn’t think twice about throwing down steaks, chicken, eggs, turkey, and…

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How We Shed Nearly 300 Pounds, Multiple Symptoms, and All of Our Meds … in Just Two Years!

In January of 2010, my husband Ed decided it was time to make some healthy changes in his life. He began walking…

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I Changed My Diet at Age 67 and Never Looked Back!

Six years ago, my doctor discovered that I had a blockage in one of my carotid arteries. That night, at age 67,…

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How a Plant-Based Diet Helped Me Become an Endurance Athlete

I’ve lived most of my adult life on a roller-coaster weight cycle of chubby to fat back to chubby. Although I was…

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Overweight Since Childhood, I Now Run Circles Around People Half My Age!

At the ripe old age of 11, I came to the realization that I could no longer eat animals. I simply would…

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My Favorite Success Story: A Sedentary Surgeon who Transformed his Life

When asked to consider writing a piece on a patient success story, I immediately began to mentally sort through the countless experiences…

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How I Lost 55 Pounds and Gained a Happy Life

As a Polish-American, I was raised in a culture in which meat was the staple cuisine and the plant-based lifestyle was never…

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Punk Rocker’s Mission to Show There’s Nothing Tough About Eating Meat

John Joseph, the lead singer and cofounder of the legendary punk rock group Cro-Mags, grew up on the tough streets of New…

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150 Pounds Ago, I Was One Chinese Buffet Away from a Health Crisis

On March 1st of 2012 I was 44 years old, weighed 380 pounds, and was on blood pressure and cholesterol medicine. I…

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