Topic: Herbies

Since this column started in 2012, there have been 250 Herbies of the Week!

Each story has inspired us and shown us that there are a million different routes on the plant-based highway to health, a thousand different benefits, and that it doesn't matter how long it takes, how many exits or detours you hit along the way, or what speed you go in the process---you'll get there if you keep working "progress not perfection." The end result ...

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Meet our Herbie of the Week: Ann!

Although Ann had successfully lost weight, she still didn't feel all that great. Looking for answers led her to the plant-based diet and a total career change! Ann is now pursuing a career in Wellness Education.

HH: What a transformation. Where did it all start?

Almost 8 years ago I weighed 256 pounds and was miserable. I went to my yearly check up with my doctor and she informed me that I ...

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Meet our Herbie of the Week: Annija!

By going dairy-free and eating more whole, plant foods Annija was able to cure all of her skin issues and eliminate the painful bloating that plagued her daily.

Annija story reminds me SO MUCH of my own! Like me, Annija knew she wanted to change but she didn't know where to begin--and she didn't even know how to cook! (True, I didn't either!!)

Inspired by her boyfriend and his family ...

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Meet our Herbie of the Week: Rosemarie!

Rosemarie has always had a passion for food and cooking, but the Standard American Diet started affecting her health. She developed high blood pressure and had to start prescription medication. A friend introduced her to the plant-based lifestyle, and she started using the Meal Mentor meal plans. She has since lost 30 pounds and is off her blood pressure meds!

Here's Rosemarie's story in her own words...

At my age, I ...

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Meet our Herbie of the Week: Mallory!

Vegetarian on and off since she was a teen, Mallory watched her grandfather's health transform after he adopted a plant-based diet. Inspired, it still took her several years to apply that knowledge to her own life. Once she adopted a plant-based diet for herself and no longer suffers from IBS or migraines, also, lost 28 lbs!

Read Mallory's story in her own words...

I was a vegetarian – on and off – through ...

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