Tag: weight loss

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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For My Family’s Sake, I Lost 200 Pounds by Eating Plants

At 420 pounds Josh had high blood pressure, prediabetes, and a serious junk food habit. When he went plant-based for the sake…

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I Ditched Meat, Dairy, and 30 Pounds of Extra Weight

Up until a year ago, my eating habits were bad. Having grown up in a Hispanic household, I’d been eating animal products…

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I’m a Weight-Loss Therapist Who Struggled with Obesity—Until I Went Plant-Based

Armando “Dr. Mondo” Gonzalez could lose the weight but couldn’t keep it off. Last year, he finally found a diet for sustainable…

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I Lost 100 Pounds in Two Years on a Plant-Based Diet

Allyson was on the wait-list for bariatric surgery when she discovered a plant-based diet and transformed her health. For as far back…

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30 Pounds Lighter, I’m Hiking Glaciers and Reaching New Highs on a Plant-Based Diet

Monika Kurasiewicz had resigned herself to a life of weight gain and health problems. Then she adopted a plant-based diet and unleashed her…

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Losing Weight, Gaining Energy: How a Plant-Based Diet Changed My Life

After college, Richard Hubbard headed down a dangerous path of weight gain and hypertension. Plant-based eating helped him reverse course.   My bad…

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How I Went from Being an Obese BBQ Chef to a Healthy Vegan Chef

In 2011, I took over a small restaurant in my town and, shortly after, turned it into a BBQ joint. Over the…

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Chef AJ Shares Her Secrets for Healthy, Plant-Based Weight Loss

Is it really possible to eat more and weigh less? Yes, says Chef AJ, author of The Secrets to Ultimate Weight Loss….

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I Lost 64 Pounds in 7 Months on a Plant-Based Diet

Last November, because of a change to my insurance, I had my first appointment with a new physician. I went into the…

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