Topic: Herbies

Meet our Herbie of the Week: Lucy!

Lucy was nominated by her mother, Anita, who is sharing her truly amazing story today.

At 2 years of age, Lucy was diagnosed with leukemia and went through 2 years of chemotherapy. Halfway through her treatment, Anita decided to switch her family to a plant-based diet to optimize Lucy's chances against cancer and protect their health.

The results for Lucy were immediate: constipation from taking steroids and chemo disappeared, the acid reflux ...

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Meet our Herbie of the Week: Brent!

Brent was nominated by his mom, Kelita. In an email, she told me how her son was suffering from migraines, digestive issues and high blood pressure -- all at the age of 22!

After gaining back the weight he lost on a high protein, low carb diet, Kelita challenged Brent to go plant-based for a month just to see how he felt.

Within a month of accepting his mom's challenge, Brent started to ...

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Meet our Herbie of the Week: Benji!

You may remember Benji from the Meal Mentor podcast, but I couldn't resist asking him to be part of the Herbie of the Week series! His story is SO inspiring!

Overweight his entire adult life, Benji stumbled upon Forks Over Knives almost 2 years ago and it forever changed his life. Two years after transitioning to a plant-based diet he's lost over 130lbs, making him half his size!!

Benji is also ...

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Meet our Herbie of the Week: Laura!

At the age of 23, Laura was diagnosed with spinal stenosis, herniated discs, and disc degeneration. When she was finally able to get surgery, she was put on bed rest for 6 months, which lead her to live off TV dinners.

By 25, Laura's diet was so out of control, she had to get her gallbladder removed. It was then that Laura decided it was time to rethink her way of eating ...

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Meet our Herbie of the Week: Stephanie H!

After losing over 100lbs through various weight loss programs, Stephanie hit her worst plateau. When a friend suggested she cut out meat and dairy from her diet, she immediately noticed a change in energy and decided to keep going.

Like many people who go vegan, Stephanie GAINED weight because she was still eating oil as well as faux meats and nuts. It wasn't until she completely eliminated oil and made nutritional ...

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