Topic: Herbies

It has been an incredible (incredible!) year. So many people are changing their lives thanks to a plant-based diet. We had so many AMAZING stories in 2014, and I already have more inspiring stories lined up for 2015! Lives are changing!

Here's a look back on all of our 2014 Herbies of the Week!!!

Judith & Fran lost a combined total of 80lbs, lowered their cholesterol, and Fran is now off half of his blood pressure and heart medications.

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Meet our Herbie of the Week: Stephanie V!

A former fad dieter, Stephanie was determined to lower her cholesterol without the help of medication by changing her diet. But when a low fat diet and eliminating red meat didn't lower her numbers, her doctor put her on meds.

Feeling desperate, Stephanie turned to Google for help and that's when she came across a plant-based diet. It's been 2 1/2 years since she stopped eating meat, dairy ...

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Meet our Herbie of the Week: Jenn A!

Earlier this year, Jenn left this comment on our Forks Over Knives Plan giveaway:

"The documentary Forks Over Knives really opened my eyes to how unhealthy animal products are for us. It made me a better vegan and since then I have lost 52.3 pounds and my cholesterol is going down! Next to tackle diabetes and beat that without medication. The documentary is extraordinary in seeing people change their lives living ...

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Meet our Herbie of the Week: Kristie!

After losing her mother to colon cancer, Kristie knew in her heart she should stop eating meat, but she didn't know how -- especially coming from a family of meat eaters.

Not long after doing her own Google search, she came across a plant-based diet and decided to give it a try. She told herself if she didn't like it after a month, she could go back to her old ways. 30 ...

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Meet our Herbie of the Week: Jessica C!

Back in September, Jessica sent me the following email:

"I want to share my recent success story as a young, new mom following a plant-based diet while I breastfeed my son. At the hospital when our pediatrician asked what my diet was like I told him that I was mostly vegan throughout my pregnancy but would be continuing a vegan diet while breastfeeding our son. He said he didn't recommend such ...

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