Topic: Herbies

Meet our Herbie of the Week: Stephanie V!

A former fad dieter, Stephanie was determined to lower her cholesterol without the help of medication by changing her diet. But when a low fat diet and eliminating red meat didn't lower her numbers, her doctor put her on meds.

Feeling desperate, Stephanie turned to Google for help and that's when she came across a plant-based diet. It's been 2 1/2 years since she stopped eating meat, dairy ...

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Meet our Herbie of the Week: Jenn A!

Earlier this year, Jenn left this comment on our Forks Over Knives Plan giveaway:

"The documentary Forks Over Knives really opened my eyes to how unhealthy animal products are for us. It made me a better vegan and since then I have lost 52.3 pounds and my cholesterol is going down! Next to tackle diabetes and beat that without medication. The documentary is extraordinary in seeing people change their lives living ...

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Meet our Herbie of the Week: Kristie!

After losing her mother to colon cancer, Kristie knew in her heart she should stop eating meat, but she didn't know how -- especially coming from a family of meat eaters.

Not long after doing her own Google search, she came across a plant-based diet and decided to give it a try. She told herself if she didn't like it after a month, she could go back to her old ways. 30 ...

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Meet our Herbie of the Week: Jessica C!

Back in September, Jessica sent me the following email:

"I want to share my recent success story as a young, new mom following a plant-based diet while I breastfeed my son. At the hospital when our pediatrician asked what my diet was like I told him that I was mostly vegan throughout my pregnancy but would be continuing a vegan diet while breastfeeding our son. He said he didn't recommend such ...

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Happy Thanksgiving or should I say, Happy Thanks-Living!

Even though I tend to make this holiday about food (a lot of food!), I always like to take a moment to really meditate on what I'm thankful for.

My health.

The health of my family and friends.

The health of my Herbies.

My Herbies in general...

...and so on.

There's so much I am thankful for — so much we're all thankful for — and in light of giving thanks ...

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