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My Family With 6 Kids: How We Regained Our Health and Lost 115 Pounds

In November 2015, my husband and I decided to start homeschooling our six children, aged 8 to 16. Our transformation began with…

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How My Patient Beat Prediabetes and Won a Decade-Long Weight-Loss Battle

Have you ever tried something, invested nearly everything you had—time, energy, and resources—into a project, and failed? What would happen if you…

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Life Insurance Insures Your Death—I Decided to Start Insuring My Life

Three years ago, I weighed 284 pounds. I had high blood pressure, high cholesterol, sleep apnea, and a stated policy of avoiding…

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In Just One Year, From Almost Morbidly Obese to Happy, Healthy, and Fit!

From the time I was a teenager up until last year, I struggled constantly with my weight. I was stuck in a…

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I Stopped Eating Meat for the Animals, But Was Thrilled When Excess Weight and Health Issues Also Disappeared

I was in pretty good shape as a teenager, but once I hit adulthood, my pants size exploded. After high school, I…

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My Son Made Us Watch Forks Over Knives, and It Changed Our Family Forever

In May of 2012, our oldest son returned from college for his summer break. One afternoon, he decided to watch a couple…

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Josh LaJaunie: From 400 Pounds and Unhealthy to Cover Model Ultramarathoner

For most of his life, Josh LaJaunie believed that being big came with being a LaJaunie. The Louisiana native grew up in…

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Plant-Powered Transformation: From Self-Destructive Alcoholic to Healthy and Happy Yogi

On any night between the years of 2003 and 2011, you would have found me bunkered down in a random New Jersey…

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After a Failed LapBand Surgery, I Went On a Plant-Based Diet and Got Off All My Meds

For most of my life, I was a real meat lover. I loved bacon cheeseburgers and had a meat-laden diet which took…

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In 8 Months, I Lost 65 Pounds and Regained My Energy and Health on a WFPB Diet

My father passed away from cancer at the young age of 53. It happened ten days after I graduated from college, and…

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From Sick, Disabled, and on Multiple Meds to Thriving on a Plant-Based Diet

When I was 38 years old, my doctor told me that I was on my way to an early death. He also…

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After a Lifetime of Poor Health, I Lost 120 Pounds and Regained My Life

As a child, I was diagnosed with a chronic autoimmune liver disease. Doctors told me that I would probably not live past…

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