Topic: Herbies

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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Meet our Herbie of the Week Tina. She went plant-based, lost 63 pounds total and quit a life-time of dieting! After going vegan, Tina continued to lose weight and has more energy and stamina than ever. HH: Tell us a little bit about your history with dieting: I have struggled with weight all my life. Last April (2011), I weighed 179 pounds and felt terrible. I made the decision to go on yet another diet. I've dieted so many ...
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