Topic: Herbies

Meet our Herbie of the Week, Claudia. She discovered she had high cholesterol in her 20s- while studying for her Masters in Nutrition! After dieting for years without seeing any change in her cholesterol, she turned to a plant-based lifestyle.

Q: Tell us a little bit about yourself.

I bought the HH meal plan once and ordered both The Happy Herbivore Cookbook and Everyday Happy Herbivore. They are a lifesaver, for me. I really was clueless about living the vegan ...
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Meet Jenny, our Herbie of the Week. After a health scare and a 6.5 hour surgery to remove a tumor, Jenny turned to a plant-based lifestyle. She's lost weight and has more energy!

HH: There was a pretty big (and scary!) event that led you towards a plant-based diet. Can you tell us about that?

On August 4, 2011 I found this huge “lump” sticking out of my body so I went to the urgent care. The doctor ...

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Meet Pamela! She's lost 30 pounds on a plant-based diet and has given up counting calories. Pamela has tried every diet- she's even had her jaw wired shut!

Q: What made you try a plant-based (vegan) diet?

I had tried a vegetarian diet over 20 years ago to combat a severe case of IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) that was almost incapacitating. Switching my diet then made the IBS go away completely. I ate that way, along with my ...

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By switching to a plant-based diet, Jessica has been able to get off all the medications she was taking for fibromyalgia, chronic migraines, irritable bowel syndrome, and depression/bipolar disorder!

HH: Tell us a little bit about your history and past medical conditions:

It all started with depression and headaches as a teenager. After I started college, both got worse and I developed a number of additional symptoms: I was angry and impulsive, I dealt with disabling pain during my ...

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This week we're meeting David, who after several life threatening traumas and surgeries (which also led him to battle addiction and other medical issues) he overcame all his pain and regained his mobility and body builder strength with the help of a plant-based diet.

HH: Tell us a little bit about yourself and your history.

David: I am 51 and have been on a plant-based diet for almost a year. In the past, I have had significant physical trauma ...

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