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Tag: weight loss

On a Healthy Plant-Based Diet, I’ve Reversed Type 2 Diabetes and Sky-High Cholesterol

Before going whole-food, plant-based (WFPB), I ate a standard American diet—lots of processed breads, pasta, pizza, and salads with fat-laden dressings. I…

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Losing Weight on a Plant-Based, Vegan Diet: Tips for Success

A whopping 49.1 percent of Americans actively tried to lose weight within the last calendar year, according to the Centers for Disease…

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After Years of Severe Asthma and Chronic Pain, I’m Breathing Easier on a Plant-Based Diet

My plant-based journey began when I’d been cancer-free for 10 years and had a newborn son. I came to the grim realization…

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From Hot Dog King to Whole-Food, Plant-Based: My 210-Pound Weight-Loss Journey

My weight problems first started in my 30s, when I opened a hot dog stand at a mall and began eating most…

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I Went Plant-Based, Said Goodbye to 100 Pounds, Prediabetes, and My CPAP Machine

Prior to starting my plant-based diet journey, I didn’t think that a meal was truly a meal unless it contained meat. It…

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I’m Losing Weight the Healthy Way on a Whole-Food, Plant-Based Diet

I have struggled with food addiction, obesity, and yo-yo dieting most of my adult life. I managed to lose weight for brief…

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After Decades of Dieting and Depression, I’m Healthy and Happy on a Plant-Based Diet

I started dieting at the age of 9. Every time I lost weight I swore to myself that I’d never regain it—but…

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Facing Prediabetes, I Ditched Fast Food for Plant Foods

I used to live off highly processed snacks and fast food, often eating entire pizzas and boxes of fried chicken. You name…

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I Lost 400 Pounds, Reversed 3 Chronic Diseases on a Whole-Food Vegan Diet

I come from a family who ate like most Americans eat, and got the diseases that many Americans get. I lost my…

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My Husband and I Lost 35 Pounds Each on a Plant-Based Diet, and We Never Felt Deprived

I struggled with my weight for nearly 30 years. First, it was from having children. Then, a few years ago, I began…

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How Working from Home Helped Me Lose 90 Pounds

I’ve always been athletic. In college, I played a few years of football and then joined the competitive cycling teams. But proper…

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My 30 Years of Joint Pain Lifted Within Months on a Plant-Based Diet

In 1988, I began developing recurring migratory abdominal, thoracic, and joint pain associated with recurring low-grade fevers. Essentially, my whole body felt…

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