Topic: Herbies

Meet our Herbie of the Week: Paul!

In the best shape of his life, Paul was dealt devastating news, he had psoriatic arthritis, an auto immune disease. Sufferers have a reduced life expectancy and there is no cure, the treatment was chemo. Unacceptable to Paul, he was now on a quest to heal himself.

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

Managing psoriatic arthritis with a plant-based diet

My health problems started in March 2013 at the age ...

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Meet our Herbie of the Week: Kelli G!

Suffering from chronic bloating and constipation Kelli wanted a change. She switched to a vegetarian diet while deployed with the Air Force. Still struggling with her weight, she decided to try a strict plant-based diet and has since lost 40 pounds while following the meal plans.

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

I'm proud to say I'm a very happy herbivore! I had always thought of myself as ...

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Meet our Herbie of the Week: Gary W!

Gary suffers from hyperaldosteronism and is paralyzed on his left side after suffering a stroke. He transitioned from a vegetarian to a plant-based diet and was able to reduce his prescription medication and now lives a healthy, active life.

I'll let Gary take it away...

I had been vegetarian since the mid 90s. In April 2004, I was working in my shop when my left arm went numb. Someone suggested I ...

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Meet our Herbie of the Week: Leslie!

An organic farmer in the food and wine business, Leslie entertains many omnivore guests. To introduce others to a more healthy lifestyle she incorporates plant-based dishes in her dinners. Realizing that she may not be able to change the way others eat, but she can set the example.

Leslie's story in her own words...

My story is an example of progress not perfection.

I come from a food-centric, Italian American family. My ...

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Meet our Herbies of the Week: Cimbria & Keith!

Keith gained weight and developed high cholesterol after his second Navy deployment. A doctor prescribed statins to help him, but had to discontinue them after developing joint problems.

During Keith's next deployment, Cimbria learned about the benefits of a plant-based diet, and decided her family was going to give it a try. They have now lost 73 pounds together since going plant-based.

Cimbria tells their story in her own words...

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