Topic: Herbies

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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It has been an amazing (Amazing!!!) year. So many people are changing their lives thanks to a plant-based diet. We had so many incredible stories in 2012, and I already have another 14 lined up for 2013! Lives are changing! Hail to the kale!

Here is a look back on all of our 2012 Herbies of the Week!!!

Lisa lost 20 lbs., a total of 10 inches, gained more confidence and energy, and lost the “brain fog!"

Teresa struggled with ...

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Happy New Year! Since I know many of you have resolved to be plant-based or more plant-based in 2013, this blog post is your inspiration! Read why dozens of other Herbies adopted a plant-based diet in 2012 (it's so inspiring to read!)

Any time someone asks me why I follow a plant-based diet, I share the "10 Reasons I'm Plant-Based" (health, environmental concerns, plight of farm animals, world hunger, etc.). 

When I went vegetarian as a child ...

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Back in July, I received this email from Robin:

I am a vegan like you. I used to weight 333 lbs. and now I weigh 132 lbs. I have been following a vegan diet for the past 7 years. I was raw for a while; now I eat low-fat vegan after watching "Forks Over Knives" and seeing Dr. Esselstyn speak in person.

I couldn't help but blink and stare at the words — she'd lost 200 lbs! I knew ...

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