Blog Topic: Herbies

Herbies of the Week: Fox Family

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I received this email from Sue and it was so heartfelt that I wanted to share it as part of our Herbies of the Week series. It's a little different than what we normally have on this column each week — not just that Sue wrote me a letter (as opposed to me interviewing her). So often, we hear that people made a change when ...


Herbie of the Week: Anne

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Meet our Herbie of the Week, Anne. Anne feels more energetic, is exploring new foods, and has lost weight since going plant-based.


Q: What made you and your husband decide to go plant-based (vegan)?

Our daughter (Ellie) gave us us the book Forks Over Knives  in December 2011 and we also watched the movie. Ellie has not actually read the book herself, but she knows ...


What it Really Means to Feel Better

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My dad sent me this email on his thoughts about 'feeling better' and what that truly means to him and older Herbies:

"Just wanted to relate some of my opinions on feeling better on a plantbased diet. I know many of your fans comments and or testimonials state the same thing about feeling better. But what does that mean particularly for someone of my 67 ...


Herbie of the Week: Bob

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When Bob sent me this message on Facebook, I knew he had to be a Herbie of the Week!

"Lindsay, I've always been a marathon runner, but had continued problems with my LDL. I just got my numbers back from the doctor and get this, since I went from vegetarian (8 years) to vegan (8 months) my LDL went from...ready...160 to 78 ...


Herbie of the Week: Natalie

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Meet our Herbie of the Week, Natalie. Natalie's a nurse who gained weight while pregnant and developed gestational diabetes. She switched to a plant-based diet and credits it for her new life full of energy! 


I have always been overweight, but like many women I gained weight with each of my three pregnancies. During routine prenatal screening with my second child, I was shocked ...