Tag: weight-loss

At 45, I’m Healthier and Happier Than I Was in My 20s

The time gap between the two pictures above is exactly seven years and seven days. In the first picture I was 164…

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Going Plant-Based Gave Me Back My Energy and Reversed My Mom’s Diabetes

Plagued by a sleep disorder, Valarie Wyatt had been steadily gaining weight and losing energy for years—then she went plant-based, and the…

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Since Going Plant-Based, I’ve Lost 45 Pounds, Lowered My Cholesterol, and Stopped Getting Uterine Fibroids

Before adopting a plant-based diet, Aimee Ponce suffered from a heel spur, uterine fibroids, and other chronic ailments. In 2017 I was…

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Once Bedridden with Chronic Inflammation, Now I’m Rock Climbing and Running 5Ks

I spent the majority of the summer of 2017 in bed. I had debilitating chronic inflammation, joint pain, and heartburn. I’d been…

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How Going Plant-Based Helped Me Overcome Depression

I have seen and heard of a whole-food, plant-based diet saving lives in many ways: reversing heart disease, diabetes, and obesity, and…

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My Wife and I Shed a Combined 100 Pounds After Going Plant-Based

Together since high school, Siddharth and Nidhi grew up eating rich foods. But by the time Siddharth was 25, he weighed 375…

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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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I Conquered My Diabetes and Lost Over 150 Pounds by Going Plant-Based

James William Booth had given up on dieting and given in to sugar and cheese addiction. But when weight gain and diabetes…

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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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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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Loose Skin After Weight Loss: What You Should Know

If you’ve been struggling to lose weight, adopting a whole-food, plant-based diet can be particularly rewarding. You’ll shed excess weight while enjoying…

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119 Pounds in 18 Months: My Plant-Based Journey

Kassoum Doumbia had been overweight since childhood—until life-changing news motivated him to adopt a plant-based diet. Growing up, I played in so…

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