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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Plant-Powered Transformation: From Self-Destructive Alcoholic to Healthy and Happy Yogi

On any night between the years of 2003 and 2011, you would have found me bunkered down in a random New Jersey bar. As early as 9pm, you would have seen me finish my 10th Coors Light. Between the glasses... Read more

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After a Failed LapBand Surgery, I Went On a Plant-Based Diet and Got Off All My Meds

For most of my life, I was a real meat lover. I loved bacon cheeseburgers and had a meat-laden diet which took its toll on me. At my heaviest, I was over 300 pounds. I was morbidly obese and on five... Read more

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From London Streets to Enlightened, A-List Vegan Bodyguard

I grew up in a small town just outside East London in the early 1970s. My family was a mix of English and Irish ancestry with the diet and lifestyle to prove it. From a young age, I was used... Read more

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In 8 Months, I Lost 65 Pounds and Regained My Energy and Health on a WFPB Diet

My father passed away from cancer at the young age of 53. It happened ten days after I graduated from college, and it turned my entire world upside down. Twenty years later, my father-in-law passed away suddenly of a similar... Read more

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After a Stroke, This Doctor Reversed Her Lupus With a Plant-Based Diet

When I was 16 years old, my doctor told me I had six months left to live. I was diagnosed with systemic lupus (lupus nephritis) and was in stage 4 kidney failure. It was so severe that my doctor told... Read more

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