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Last October, Kelsey and I were brought together by one of Kelsey's coworkers, who'd emailed me about Kelsey, suggesting I interview her as a Herbie of the Week. I asked Kelsey's coworker to have Kelsey email me directly, so we could talk about her journey. Right off the bat, Kelsey hit me with amazing news:
"I changed my lifestyle 8+ months ago, dropped 27 lbs., my total cholesterol dropped from 219 (at the age of 23) to ...
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 ...
A few minutes later, as we were paying the check, my mom called my friend ...