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I'm always getting a lot of emails asking if you can go plant-based
while pregnant and/or can you be plant-based and pregnant. Both are a
big fat YES! (For more information, see my post, "Plant-Based (Vegan) Pregnancy.")
But today you'll get to hear it straight from a beautiful, pregnant mama! Meet Margret!
HH: How did you come to a plant-based diet?Our transition to a plant-based diet began early this year in January when I watched Forks ...
I met Jenn at a Happy Herbivore meetup in San Diego. Upon meeting this
pretty gal, she shared some exciting news with me — she'd lost almost
50 pounds since adopting a plant-based diet and had radically improved her
life in other exciting ways (more on that soon!) I just knew I had to
parade her around on the Herbie of the Week series!
HH: Tell us a little bit about yourself and your health history:
I'm a 31-year-old ...
I asked my parents to reflect on their first year being plant-based.
Here's what my Dad had to say:
Where did a year go? It has been one year since my wife and I became plant-based. Ironically, the last piece of meat I had was in the hospital after having a mild heart attack and it was a dried-up piece of "Turkey Bacon." (Not my choice for a last omnivore supper.)
It's been an interesting journey. We both ...
A few minutes later, as we were paying the check, my mom called my friend ...
After my father's post "What It Really Means to Feel Better," Daniel sent me an email detailing his journey to a plant-based diet. The results and changes were remarkable, so I asked him if he would be up for sharing his story as a Herbie of the Week. Luckily, he agreed!
HH: Tell us a little bit about yourself.