Topic: Herbies

Meet our Herbie of the Week: Brent!

Brent was nominated by his mom, Kelita. In an email, she told me how her son was suffering from migraines, digestive issues and high blood pressure -- all at the age of 22!

After gaining back the weight he lost on a high protein, low carb diet, Kelita challenged Brent to go plant-based for a month just to see how he felt.

Within a month of accepting his mom's challenge, Brent started to ...

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Meet our Herbie of the Week: Benji!

You may remember Benji from the Meal Mentor podcast, but I couldn't resist asking him to be part of the Herbie of the Week series! His story is SO inspiring!

Overweight his entire adult life, Benji stumbled upon Forks Over Knives almost 2 years ago and it forever changed his life. Two years after transitioning to a plant-based diet he's lost over 130lbs, making him half his size!!

Benji is also ...

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Meet our Herbie of the Week: Laura!

At the age of 23, Laura was diagnosed with spinal stenosis, herniated discs, and disc degeneration. When she was finally able to get surgery, she was put on bed rest for 6 months, which lead her to live off TV dinners.

By 25, Laura's diet was so out of control, she had to get her gallbladder removed. It was then that Laura decided it was time to rethink her way of eating ...

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Meet our Herbie of the Week: Stephanie H!

After losing over 100lbs through various weight loss programs, Stephanie hit her worst plateau. When a friend suggested she cut out meat and dairy from her diet, she immediately noticed a change in energy and decided to keep going.

Like many people who go vegan, Stephanie GAINED weight because she was still eating oil as well as faux meats and nuts. It wasn't until she completely eliminated oil and made nutritional ...

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Meet our Herbie of the Week: Denise!

At age 43, Denise was put into a nursing home due to complications from Multiple Sclerosis. As her health continued to decline, her daughter, Tracy tried to put her on a vegetarian or vegan diet after her husband came across a video from Dr. McDougall about his clinical trials on patients with MS and putting them on a low fat vegetarian diet.

Unfortunately, Denise's health got worse and she was having up ...

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