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Tag: weight loss

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…

Two photos showing Karen Steiner before adopting a plant-based diet for her mental health and weight - on the left, she stands at the helm of a boat, wearing a sun hat; on the right, she holds a bundle of fresh-picked kale, looking happier and having lost excess weight see article

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…

Two photos of Brad Washington before and after adopting plant-rich diet for prediabetes: On the left, he leans against a car; on the right, he's slimmer and running on an outdoor race track see article

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…

Two images showing Josh Carrero before and after adopting a whole-food, vegan, plant-based diet and experiencing massive weight loss see article

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…

Husband and wife Diana and Eric Hansen shown in two photos, before and after they adopted a whole-food, plant-based diet for weight loss - on the left, they stand in front of a waterfall, on the right, they're in a backyard, having both lost 35 pounds see article

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…

Barry Lindler before and after he started working from home, making his own meals, and lost 90 pounds see article

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…

Kendale Ritchey, DPM, in two photos, before and after adopting a whole-food, plant-based diet to tame painful inflammation from familial Mediterranean fever see article

I Ditched Meat, Dairy, Highly Processed Foods… and Half of My Body Weight

I consider myself the Every Woman, the one who spent most of her life either planning to go on a diet, struggling…

Two photos of Eugenie Carroll: On the left, a photo of Eugenie before she lost weight, sitting at a table with family; on the right, a photo of Eugenie 123 pounds lighter, standing in front of a brick wall with hands on hips see article

A Life-Threatening Stroke Spurred Me to Try a Plant-Based Diet, and I’ve Never Looked Back

Growing up in Southeastern Pennsylvania, I was a pretty active kid. I lived for playing outdoors with my brothers, Bryan and Bobby,…

Mike Lewis - On the left, in his hospital bed immediately after his stroke and seizure, on the right, two years later, on a mountain bike, looking healthier see article

Conquering Addiction to Processed Foods on a Plant-Based Diet

I struggled with being overweight for most of my adult life. At my heaviest, I was 250 pounds. I managed to shed…

Evon Dennis shown before and after adopting a whole-food, plant-based diet and conquering her addiction to processed foods see article

My Journey from Junk-Food Vegan to Whole-Food, Plant-Based

I began dabbling in a raw vegan diet for my health in 2005, but I could never fully commit to it and…

Nellie Vance before and after going from junk-food vegan to whole-food, plant-based, and experiencing weight loss see article

My Pandemic Transformation: Losing 100 Pounds in a Year on a Plant-Based Diet

Growing up, I never had a problem with excess weight, and in fact, I tended  toward being underweight. I ate meat, but…

Pamela Footman in her plant-based transition to lose weight during the pandemic see article

Webinar Replay: Lose Weight for Good with a Healthy Plant-Based Diet

Have you found some weight-loss success, only to hit a frustrating plateau in your progress? Losing weight is rarely easy, but it…

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