Blog Topic: Herbies

Herbie of the Week: Robin

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Back in July, I received this email from Robin:

I am a vegan like you. I used to weight 333 lbs. and now I weigh 132 lbs. I have been following a vegan diet for the past 7 years. I was raw for a while; now I eat low-fat vegan after watching "Forks Over Knives" and seeing Dr. Esselstyn speak in person.

I couldn't ...


Herbie Of The Week: Diane

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Diane left the following comment on my post, "10 Reasons I'm Plant-Based," and I just knew I had to bring her back as a Herbie of the Week! 

"I've become almost entirely vegan over the last year, and I've never felt better! One of the things I find amazing about this whole process (in addition to losing the extra 50 lbs. I ...


Herbie of The Week: Ferrin

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Young and healthy, Ferrin couldn't figure out why she had severe abdominal pain and bleeding. After a scary diagnosis and surgery, Ferrin adopted a plant-based diet hoping for a brighter future -- and she got it!



HH: Tell us a little bit about your history:

I'm young (25). I had been on a "healthy" diet for a few years and exercised regularly, so when ...


Herbie Of The Week: Erika

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Meet Erika. After having 2 kids, Erika was able to lose 60 pounds and get rid of all her headaches and has so much more energy!


HH: You've been a long-time lacto-ovo vegetarian. Tell us about that. 

I remember saying two years ago that I could never follow a plant-based diet, because I loved cheese too much. I had been a vegetarian for seven ...


Herbie Of The Week: Kevin

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I met Kevin at Farms 2 Forks, and the first thing I noticed about him (other than his charming and friendly demeanor) was his glow. 

Anyway, Kevin and I quickly became friends and when he told his story to the crowd at the farm later that day, I was moved to tears. "You really are an inspiration!" I told him as we hugged and parted ...