Topic: Herbies

Meet our Herbie of the Week: Vanessa!

After watching "Forks Over Knives" while recovering from surgery, Vanessa, a longtime vegetarian, decided it was time to ditch eggs and dairy and go plant-based. Unfortunately, she was unable to make the transition not once, but twice, because she was so overwhelmed.

It wasn't until Vanessa discovered the meal plans that she was able to get on board with the plant-based diet. (They say third time's a charm, right?)

Seven months ...

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Meet our Herbie of the Week: Michael!

In 2006, much to his surprise, Michael discovered he had high cholesterol and a fatty liver.

After doing some research on a fatty liver and health in general, he came across the plant-based diet and was inspired by the many people who have turned their life around by eliminating oil, dairy, animal products and processed food from their diet.

On January 1, 2012 Michael went fully plant-based and as a result has lost ...

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Meet our Herbie of the Week: Holly S!

After sharing Denise's incredible story about how a plant-based diet helped her complications from multiple sclerosis, Holly left a comment on the Happy Herbivore Facebook page saying how switching to a plant-based diet helped her as well!

In 2007, a 2 month flare-up that caused her to lose feeling from her neck down and in her finger tips forced Holly to go on short-term disability. During that time she decided to ...

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Meet our Herbie of the Week: Christina!

At a young age, Christina was diagnosed with asthma. When her health started to decline at age 25, it was determined Christina had Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder (COPD).

After discovering she ALSO had a malabsorption issue, Christina knew something had to change, and as an animal rights advocate the choice was clear: switch to a plant-based diet.

Since making that change 2 years ago, Christina's lost 47lbs effortlessly, is no longer borderline ...

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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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