Topic: Herbies

Last week we met Jim who lost an astonishing 50lbs by switching to a plant-based diet. This week we're talking with Dr. Cat who has lost 100lbs and recently started blogging in hopes she can educate other health care providers about the importance of diet as a tool for preventing and reversing disease.

HH: What brought you to a plant-based diet?

My husband, a nurse, and a complete meat-and-potatoes-guy actually introduced me to it! He has a heart condition ...

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Back in October, Jim left this comment on HH's Facebook page:

As of October 24th, I've officially lost 50 lbs and I'm holding a healthy weight of 165 lbs effortlessly.

Hearing great weight-loss success stories like Jim's get me all teary, so I contacted Jim to show my enthusiasm and support. He shared with me a post he'd written which I'll excerpt below.

After reading his story -- I knew I'd have to bring ...

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I'm starting a new column here on Happy Herbivore: once a week I want to showcase YOU, my wonderful Herbies and your amazing stories! This week's guest is Tita!

Two weeks ago, Tita sent me this simple 1-line email "A new vegan due to coronary artery stent!" I wrote back that I hoped she was feeling better and she replied that not only was she feeling great, she was back to running 5 days a week again! I ...

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Today's inspirational interview features a couple--and not just any couple, but the Brunks! Long-time, close friends of ours. 

For years, Dan and Jane have been my shining example of how vegans and omnivores can peacefully coexist. When Scott and I met the Brunks in 2004, we were not vegan--we weren't even vegetarian, but while many friends were unsupportive of our dietary changes years later, the Brunks were.

In fact, Dan was so supportive of my decision to be ...

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The Inspirational Interviews series is back this week with a sassy business woman who (get ready for it!) used happy herbivore recipes to meet her health, weight and fitness goals!

Six weeks ago Beth emailed me saying she wanted to lose a little bit of weight and she was only going to eat recipes from happyherbivore.com to do it!

I was so flattered and honored I didn't know what to say other than "hey! if it works, you ...

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