Topic: Herbies

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 ...

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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 ...

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I was out having lunch with my husband and one of my closest friends when my mom called and I ignored it. We were just finishing up our meal, I thought, it can wait. A few moments later, she called my husband and we both kind of laughed. She does this from time to time. If I don’t answer my phone, she tries his.

A few minutes later, as we were paying the check, my mom called my friend ...

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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.

I'm 70 years old, have been on a complete plant-based diet including NO OILS for....let's see, I ...
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The day after my birthday, I received the most beautiful email from Brenda (I doubt she even knew it was my birthday). Brenda bravely shared her story with me -- the subject line of the email "It's time to tell you my story." I was moved to tears and asked Brenda if I could feature her, and share her email as part of our Herbie of the Week column. Lucky for us, Brenda said yes! 

"Hi, Lindsay

I have ...
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