Topic: Herbies

Prepare to have your mind blown with this week's Herbie of the Week. Jason did a total 180 -- switching Atkins to Vegan after watching Forks Over Knives and losing 77lbs! But I don't want to give too much away in the first sentence...

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HH: As a self-declared "carnivore" what motivated you to watch Forks Over Knives in the first place?

My wife and I have always been documentary lovers. Food Inc., Supersize Me, King Corn and ...

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Last week with met Dr. Cat who lost an astonishing 100lbs... and this week we're meeting Cindy who lost 50lbs in honor of her 50th birthday!

HH: Happy Birthday Cindy! What did you do for the big 5-0?

For my 50th birthday this month, I ordered a copy of the new “Everyday Happy Herbivore” cookbook to go along with my other gift to myself: losing 50lbs in honor of my 50th year!

I have lost 50lbs in the past ...

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Last week we met Jim who lost an astonishing 50lbs by switching to a plant-based diet. This week we're talking with Dr. Cat who has lost 100lbs and recently started blogging in hopes she can educate other health care providers about the importance of diet as a tool for preventing and reversing disease.

HH: What brought you to a plant-based diet?

My husband, a nurse, and a complete meat-and-potatoes-guy actually introduced me to it! He has a heart condition ...

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Back in October, Jim left this comment on HH's Facebook page:

As of October 24th, I've officially lost 50 lbs and I'm holding a healthy weight of 165 lbs effortlessly.

Hearing great weight-loss success stories like Jim's get me all teary, so I contacted Jim to show my enthusiasm and support. He shared with me a post he'd written which I'll excerpt below.

After reading his story -- I knew I'd have to bring ...

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I'm starting a new column here on Happy Herbivore: once a week I want to showcase YOU, my wonderful Herbies and your amazing stories! This week's guest is Tita!

Two weeks ago, Tita sent me this simple 1-line email "A new vegan due to coronary artery stent!"I wrote back that I hoped she was feeling better and she replied that not only was she feeling great, she was back to running 5 days a week again! I ...

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