In Just One Year, From Almost Morbidly Obese to Happy, Healthy, and Fit!

From the time I was a teenager up until last year, I struggled constantly with my weight. I was stuck in a vicious, depressing cycle of weight loss and weight gain for over 15 years. December of 2015 was my... Read more

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I Stopped Eating Meat for the Animals, But Was Thrilled When Excess Weight and Health Issues Also Disappeared

I was in pretty good shape as a teenager, but once I hit adulthood, my pants size exploded. After high school, I spent most of my life glued to a chair, whether I was in college, at my IT job,... Read more

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My Son Made Us Watch Forks Over Knives, and It Changed Our Family Forever

In May of 2012, our oldest son returned from college for his summer break. One afternoon, he decided to watch a couple of documentaries on Netflix. He happened upon Forks Over Knives and was shocked by the information presented in... Read more

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Food, Fashion, and the Future: Exclusive Interview With Tennis Great Venus Williams

Since she turned pro two decades years ago, 36-year old tennis champion Venus Williams has won seven Grand Slam singles titles, fourteen Grand Slam doubles championships, and four Olympic gold medals. As a tennis superstar, almost everybody knows her name,... Read more

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After Battling Type 2 Diabetes, My Lab Results Improved Dramatically in Just Six Weeks

I never had a weight problem until I turned 20 and put on a few extra pounds. I then dieted for the next 33 years of my life. I was on the cabbage diet, celery diet, boiled egg diet, toast... Read more

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How I Reversed Crippling Rheumatoid Arthritis With a Plant-Based Diet

I’m a 35-year old artist who lives and works in Cincinnati. In August of 2015, I was diagnosed with crippling rheumatoid arthritis, an autoimmune disorder that affects the joints. My symptoms started about six months before my diagnosis. The arthritis... Read more

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NFL Player Griff Whalen on the Perks of Being a Plant-Powered Athlete

The best wide receivers are strong, fast, agile, and strategic. The most important trait, according to college wide receiver coach Jay Norvell, is the ability to adjust. Griff Whalen, the newest New England Patriot, has made his career by doing... Read more

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Josh LaJaunie: From 400 Pounds and Unhealthy to Cover Model Ultramarathoner

For most of his life, Josh LaJaunie believed that being big came with being a LaJaunie. The Louisiana native grew up in a food culture that consisted of buckets of crawfish, jambalaya, and deep-fried Cajun dishes. By 2009, he topped... Read more

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How Whole Foods Market Changed My Life Forever

[Editor’s Note: This story and article has been condensed, adapted, and excerpted with permission from The Change.] In October 2012, I became an employee of Whole Foods Market. In addition to discounts on food, Whole Foods Market offered an all-expenses-paid... Read more

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NEWS: Frozen Fruit Co. Serves Up All-Fruit Ice “Cream” for the Masses

Frozen yogurt shops have been going strong for the past decade in the United States, and the hot trend hasn’t yet started to melt. Froyo is marketed as a healthy twist on ice cream, which is part of the reason... Read more

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