Topic: Herbies

Sally left the following comment on Pamela B.'s Herbie of the Week interview:

As an ovarian cancer survivor, I can attest to the power of low-fat, plant-based foods to prevent, and even reverse, cancer progression, especially for women's cancers.

Of course I immediately emailed Sally and asked her to share her story with us.

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My journey in discovering the power of eating whole, plant-based foods:

My "wake-up call" came shockingly and abruptly—in August 2007, I was diagnosed ...

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I was so excited to see this tweet from Scott, "PLANT BASED DIET HAS CURED MY HEART DISEASE (Ventricular Tachycardia) NO MORE BETA BLOCKING MEDS FOR ME!! :)

Of course as soon as I read it, I asked him to interview as HOW :)

HH: Tell us a little bit about yourself:

My name is Scott Conley and I was raised as a carnivore. A trip to Burger King or McDonald's with my dad, who died of heart disease, was a ...

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I met Jane (and learned of Sophia's story) back when I was interviewing parents as part of the Raising Herbie Kids series (you can read part 1, part 2, part 3 and part 4). I'm honored to share their story -- and journey! with you today.

HH: Jane, how'd you find your way to a plant-based diet?

I switched to a plant-based diet in June 2012. (Your cookbooks have been a god-send!) My decision to go plant-based came ...

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Continuing what seems to be a new tradition of couples and families being joint Herbies of the Week (I love it!), our current Herbie of the Week, Jim, is the happy hubby of Monica, a former Herbie of the Week! Woot! 

Anyway, I "met" Jim when I was working on our plant-based guys series (you can read about plant-based guys Part 1 and Part 2) and he immediately won me over when he signed his interview email, "Next time you ...

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Prepare to be BLOWN AWAY (yes, all caps necessary!) by our Herbie of the Week's *incredible* story and transformation. Lindsay B. and I met a little less than a year ago (December 2012) via email, when Lindsay was still working toward her goal.

Her email: My question for you is what is the vegan version of Velveeta cheese? I want it! Oh, now I am down 104.4 from 279.8 to 175.4. Looking at these pics, even ...

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