Tag: weight loss

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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How a Plant-Based Diet Helped Me Be Migraine-Free

My father has type 2 diabetes. In the summer of 2013, he switched to a whole-food, plant-based diet to manage his disease…

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We’ve Lost 195 Pounds Combined Since Going Plant-Based

I grew up in an unhealthy vegetarian household. My mom, dad, and I were all overweight. We ate a lot of highly…

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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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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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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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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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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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Living Well, 122 Pounds Lighter on a Plant-Based Diet

At the end of my annual physical in 2016, my doctor tried, once again, to talk to me about my weight. For…

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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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After 40 Years in the Pizza Business, I Went Plant-Based and Transformed My Health

Feb. 28, 2018, started out like an ordinary day. In the morning, I went to my doctor’s office for my quarterly blood…

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