Topic: Herbies

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 are quite common in my family. Many family members have died before age 60 of ...

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Meet Monica, our Herbie of the week! Monica is a plant-based mom, who was even plant-based during her fourth pregnancy! She's talking to us about raising a plant-based family. Thanks, Monica!



Q: Please give us a little history about yourselves?


My sister-in-law and my nephew became vegan (eating a lot of vegan "crap", though!) around 2005 and I, like many others, were pretty skeptical of their choice, even though I had always struggled myself with the ethical implications behind ...

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This week we've got two Herbies of the Week; the Newly Vegan Newly Weds, Nick and Marissa. Marissa helped Nick make the switch to a plant-based diet after he said he initially acted like a "10 year old throwing a tantrum because his PlayStation was taken away."

Q: Please give us a little history about yourselves? Marissa: Nick and I met 13 years ago doing summer stock theater in Falmouth, Cape Cod MA. We both moved to New York ...

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Meet our Herbie of the Week, Todd. Todd and his wife switched to a plant-based diet and are astounded at how great they feel- and how much they enjoy eating vegan with their 3 young children! Q: Please tell us a little bit about yourself. I’m 34 and have been married to my wife Crystal for over 10 years. We have 3 children ages 6, 4, and 2. I work in IT and have a Master’s in Computer ...
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This week our Herbie of the Week is James.James attempted the Atkins diet and later turned to a plant-based diet and broke out of his couch potato habits.

Q: What made you decide to try a plant-based (vegan) diet? My wife, Jessica, and I watched Forks Over Knives on January 27th, 2012. We immediately concluded that this, "low-fat, whole food, plant strong" lifestyle deserved some serious consideration and some dedicated research. We began conducting our own research, aside from ...

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