Topic: Herbies

In response to Kevin's interview as part of our Herbie of the Week series, David sent me a quick email about the wonderful changes he too has experienced thanks to his new plant-based diet... and in just a few weeks to boot! Amazing how fast plants can work.

HH: So David, tell us a little bit about your background and history.

Hey there, I am David Blair. I live in Southaven, Mississippi. I have been taking high blood pressure ...

Read More

In October 2012, Katie emailed me asking if I knew anything about ulcers and if a plant-based diet can help. Unfortunately, I did not have any information for Katie but asked that she keep in touch with her progress.

Two months later, Katie emailed me again and with exciting news — and today Katie is sharing her story with us!

HH: When you emailed me, you were researching ulcers and the effect (if any) a plant-based diet might have. Can you ...

Read More

Meet our Herbie of the Week, Dustin. Thanks to a plant-based diet, Dustin lost weight (156 lbs.!!), no longer has high blood pressure, and his lipids and blood sugars are normal!

HH: Give us a little history. What was your health like before?

As for my health, I had almost every weight-related issue you could have. High blood pressure, high triglycerides, sleep apnea, umbilical hernia — you name it. I also had all of the symptoms of type 2 diabetes ...

Read More

Cam. F. Awesome (yes that's his real name!) is indeed awesome. I met Cam through former Herbie of the week, Ami. Cam is such an inspiration and living proof that plants mean power. Cam is an amateur boxer and taking names!

1. How long have you been an athlete? Plant-based? How'd you hear about a plant-based diet and what motivated you to make the switch?
I have been a plant-based athlete since June of 2012. Bill Mackey became my ...

Read More

Back in December 2012, Ruth posted a side-by-side comparison of her "before" and "after" picture on Happy Herbivore's Facebook page. She was an instant sensation  with over 1,000 likes and hundreds of comments giving her congrats. Dozens of Herbies asked me interview Ruth as part of the series and, lucky for us, Ruth is bravely sharing her weight-loss story with us today!

My Weight Loss Journey
By: Ruth Hughes

Since a young age, weight has been a struggle ...

Read More