Blog Topic: Herbies

Herbie of the Week: Ryan

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Last week we met Julie, who has lost 60lbs since going plant-based a year ago! This week we meet Ryan, who resolved all her stomach issues, and more, after going plant-based.

overweight woman wearing white shirt with orange sweater

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

I decided to try a plant based diet after watching Forks Over Knives. My gastroenterologist previously recommended giving up dairy and artificial sweeteners ...


Herbie of the Week : Julie

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Last week we met Melissa, who feels lighter and more balanced than ever after losing 100lbs. This week we meet Julie, who after being vegetarian for 30 years celebrated her 1 year plant-based (vegan) anniversary yesterday! Congrats Julie!

picture of overweight woman sitting on couch in blue and yellow shirt

HH: You've followed a vegetarian diet for over 30 years, but just recently took a healthier approach to it. Can you tell us a bit more ...


Herbie of the Week: Melissa

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Last week we met Cole, who tells herself that people who achieve their goals aren’t perfect, they are just persistent ( I love this quote). This week we meet Melissa, who has lost about 100 lbs!

woman weighing about 300 pounds walking down a sidewalk

HH: How long have you been following a plant- based diet?

I've been on a plant-based diet since January 3, 2011. I started at 310 pounds and am ...


Herbie of the Week: Cole

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Last week we met Kessa, who lowered her A1C level from 13 to a 6 and lost 30 lbs! This week we meet Cole, who has lost 136 lbs and has one of my favorite quotes about achieving your goals.

HH: Tell us a little bit about your history and what motivated you to make a change.

Gosh, there is so much emotion tied up ...


Herbie of the Week: Kessa

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Last week we met Nancy, who rekindled her old interest in a plant-based diet after a visit with her granddaughter. This week we meet Kessa, who left the following comment on HH's facebook page:

"I've been doing Dr. Neal Barnard's Reverse Diabetes diet. Thanks to The Happy Herbivore & her cookbooks, I can eat food that has some taste & actually tastes really good ...