Topic: Herbies

Meet our Herbie of the Week: Mary M!

Mary started having body image issues in high school, which ultimately followed her through college. She was labeling food as "good" or "bad" and felt guilty when she ate.

Three years ago, Mary and her husband watched a couple of documentaries that made her change how she sees food and decided to go plant-based. Today, Mary no longer feels like she's on a diet and finally has a GOOD relationship with ...

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Meet our Herbie of the Week: Kymi!

Kymi was only a vegetarian for 2-3 months before switching to a vegan diet after watching "Vegucated".

Since ditching dairy, her life has changed for the better! Not only has she lost 45lbs, Kymi no longer suffers from headaches, stomach aches and has TONS of energy!

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

I should have been a vegetarian all my life but friends/family pressured me to at least eat ...

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Meet our Herbie of the Week: Marybeth!

Marybeth didn't always have a healthy and active lifestyle, but after marrying her super active husband, her lack of energy inspired her to switch to a low-fat, plant-based diet.

Not only did she lose 30lbs (which she's maintained for over 15 years now!), Marybeth is more active than ever (she recently became an Adirondack 46er!), feels cleaner and enjoys the taste of her food more!

I'll let Marybeth take it ...

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Meet our Herbie of the Week: Elden!

Earlier this year I received the following email from Elden:

"Last summer I was diagnosed with a partial blocked artery, inoperable due to a stent placed in 2004. I adopted a completely oil free, Dr. Esselstyn diet, and your cookbooks became key to my success.

In the past 10 months I've lost 40 pounds (I was training for the Seattle to Portland bike ride, so I was in what I thought was ...

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Meet our Herbie of the Week: Randy!

Randy was introduced to a plant-based diet when his wife started researching better ways to combat osteoporosis without medications. He agreed to go on a 28 day challenge with her, and even though he lost weight and felt great, he wasn't willing to part with his favorite foods like nachos and cheeseburgers.

A couple years later his son Brent, a former Herbie of the Week (you can read his story here), went ...

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