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On January 19, 2012 my Dad had a heart attack. The following day he and my Mom both went plant-based. (I posted this on Facebook earlier this week and they were SO incredibly touched by all your kind words!)
To celebrate their plantiversary, I asked Mama and Papa Herbivore to give you all an update on how things are going now that they're two years plant-proud. (You can read about their first year of being plant-based here.)
I had the pleasure of meeting our Herbie of the Week when I spoke at the Herbivore in the Hills event in Athens, OH. A few weeks after the event, Kate sent in the following email and I knew I had to interview her as part of the series!
I wanted to share my story, I am fortunate to have the medical professionals I work with put together symptoms and lab work I've had over the past several ...
Meet 2014's first Herbies of the Week: Judith and Fran!
Purely motivated by weight loss, the two went plant-based after discovering "The Starch Solution" by Dr. McDougall and haven't looked back! Not only have they lost a combined 80lbs (WOW!), they also lowered their cholesterol, and Fran is now off half of his blood pressure and heart medications.
It just goes to show you, it's never too late to change your life!
I am Judith and my ...
It has been an incredible (incredible!) year. So many people are changing their lives thanks to a plant-based diet. We had so many AMAZING stories in 2013, and I already have more inspiring stories lined up for 2014! Lives are changing!
Here's a look back on all of our 2013 Herbies of the Week!!!
Brenda lost 35 pounds and lowered her cholesterol, but also slowed the progression of ALS (Lou Gherig's) disease thanks to her plant-based diet.
This beautiful (and honest!) email came in from Kaley, about all the amazing benefits her family (particularly her little ones!) have experienced since going plant-based. Kaley and her husband were barely in their 20s, and feeling horrible -- wretched with insomnia, exhaustion, chronic pain, depression, severe anemia, ulcerative colitis diabetes, eczema and they were borderline overweight, just to name a few of their troubles. Their kiddos also suffered numerous "bad" behaviors like moodiness, irritability, being anti-social, temper tantrums... and it all ...