Blog Topic: Herbies

Herbie of the Week: Darlene

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Meet our Herbie of the Week, Darlene. Through a plant-based diet, Darlene overcame crippling pain and depression with the added bonus of a 65-lb. weight loss!

HH: Can you tell us a little bit about your history with pain?

Many years ago, I became disabled when I injured my back while lifting a patient, working as a registered nurse in the intensive care unit. Subsequent ...


Herbie of the Week: Diana (and mom Lucy too!)

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Back in October (2012), Diana left this comment on Happy Herbivore's Facebook page.

"My mother and I started plant-based diet and lost a total of 30 lbs. without much exercising. She also ditched 2 meds and her doctor is thrilled. We visited Mont Tremblant which is beautiful in the fall season. My sister is becoming more of a vegetarian. My cousin got baptized. My ...


Herbie of the Week: David B.

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In response to Kevin's interview as part of our Herbie of the Week series, David sent me a quick email about the wonderful changes he too has experienced thanks to his new plant-based diet... and in just a few weeks to boot! Amazing how fast plants can work.



HH: So David, tell us a little bit about your background and history.

Hey there, I ...


Herbie of the Week: Katie C.

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In October 2012, Katie emailed me asking if I knew anything about ulcers and if a plant-based diet can help. Unfortunately, I did not have any information for Katie but asked that she keep in touch with her progress.

Two months later, Katie emailed me again and with exciting news — and today Katie is sharing her story with us!



HH: When you emailed me, you ...


Herbie of the Week: Dustin

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Meet our Herbie of the Week, Dustin. Thanks to a plant-based diet, Dustin lost weight (156 lbs.!!), no longer has high blood pressure, and his lipids and blood sugars are normal!



HH: Give us a little history. What was your health like before?


As for my health, I had almost every weight-related issue you could have. High blood pressure, high triglycerides, sleep apnea, umbilical hernia ...