Blog Topic: Herbies

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 ...


Herbie of the Week: Brianne

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Meet our Herbie of the Week, Brianne. Her work schedule (as an overnight nurse) made her feel blah so she turned to a plant-based diet to get her energy back!


Tell us a little bit about yourself. 

I'm 28 years old and have been at registered nurse the past 4 years. I work the overnight in an ICU. Since starting night shift last July ...


HOW Kids: Talia & Jacob

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Most of our Herbies of the Weeks are adults, but kids can experience life changes from a plant-based diet too. This week we meet Jacob & Talia and their mom Jacqueline, who tells their story.


HH: Let's start with Jacob. Tell us a little bit about Jacob's history: 

From birth, my son constantly had a stuffy nose and was always breathing through his mouth ...


Herbie of the Week: Kim

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HH: What made you decide to switch to a plant-based (vegan) diet?

I switched to a plant-based diet about 14 months ago for health reasons. The thing is, I've always been quite healthy and athletic. My weight has always been stable in a healthy range and I've always been very active with few medical problems. However, heart disease, hypertension, high cholesterol and cancer ...