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Roberta D.

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Blood Pressure, Cholesterol &/or Triglycerides, Energy Levels, Weight-loss , Diet Followed

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ms, Linda M.

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mr, Peter G.

I have been vegetarian for nearly 20 years and I worked out extensively at that time and before. Once I Changed from vegetarian to WFPB I was finally able to lose 50 pounds and get my “off the charts” to high cholesterol and triglycerides to normal with no meds!

mr, Tania

I have been waivering between wfpb and vegan for the last 3 years. About a year and a half ago I started getting menopause symptoms (I was 49), and really struggled with the hot flashes, poor sleep, weight gain, etc. I felt like I had lost control of myself. There isn’t much information out there about menopause and plant based benefits but I decided I needed to commit more fully to wfpb with no oil, salt and sugar. The results became very obvious very quickly. When I remove fats and oils from my diet I have no hot flashes at all. This is noticeable after just 1 meal. No oils and fats coating my endothelial cells which affects my circulatory system hence no hot flashes. Amazing! I just needed to put in the work and then pay attention to what my body was telling me. From there I have been able to sleep better and control my weight gain. I am back in control.

Jet B.

I’m a 63 year-old male, 22 or better BMI most of my life and I’ve had atrial fibrillation for 32 years. The AF started as paroxysmal and had become permanent in the past ten years or so. About 8 months ago I stated having angina, I had 225 total cholesterol and 133 LDL and was pre-diabetic. I could no longer hike the mountains around my home that I loved and instead hiked a bit and read a book in the forest. Four months ago, an angiogram showed 50-60% blockage in my LAD. Thankfully, no stent was needed but I changed to a WFPB, no oil lifestyle and within the first two weeks lost the angina, after two months I had 126 Total Cholesterol and 58 LDL (without statins), in the “heart-attack” proof category and am so relieved. I’m again able to hike mountains that I’ve not done for at least ten years. I follow Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn’s advice closely and am very thankful to a friend who got off his medications after a triple bypass following this lifestyle who shared this information with me. I’ve had a steady heart rate and minimal AF as revealed by an EKG two months after my angiogram. I have more energy, sleep better, have better skin around my back (no little bumps), my gums have healed very quickly after a tooth extraction, recovery after my long hikes that would have taken three or four days now happens overnight. I’m no longer pre-diabetic and my blood sugar is normal even as I stopped taking Metformin. I’m still on medication for my AF and a blood thinner but am hopeful that these can be reduced or stopped when I see my cardiologist in another four months. I feel as if I’m in my thirties again and would love to have others improve their health as well with this simple (but not easy) lifestyle change.

Sand H.

Overweight, not sleeping, low energy and while up all night I found Dr Neal Barnard on YouTube. After one podcast I was hooked. I showed my 91 year old Mother the program and after two weeks of changing our diets she was no longer diabetic according to her doctor. We have each lost a tremendous amount of weight and my husband who is transitioning has lost twenty pounds without trying. Best sleepless night I’ve ever had!

Danielle M.

Going vegan has changed my life…literally!

Naturpath D.

Diagnosed with ulcerative colitis at 41 ( an inflammatory autoimmune disease inflames the large bowel) and was given the same drug by the physician as was prescribed to my mother 40 years prior. I asked how the drug works and he said “we don’t know”. It did not help and I suffered for 4 more years. I decided to stop the meds and went vegetarian. Two weeks later, like a switch, the symptoms disappeared ( cramping and running to the toilet 10+ times daily). That was 2012 and I still have great bowel health today. Best decision EVER!

Andrea D.

I have been vegan for 3 years, but slipped into bad eating habits during Covid. As a result, I gained 30 pounds and my blood pressure shot up. I realized I needed to get back to basics, and eat truly whole food, plant based. Since February, I have lost 22 pounds, and my blood pressure has returned to normal and I have cut my medications in half. I plan on being able to get off of my medication in the near future.

Andrea D.

I have been vegan for 3 years, but slipped into bad eating habits during Covid. As a result, I gained 30 pounds and my blood pressure shot up. I realized I needed to get back to basics, and eat truly whole food, plant based. Since February, I have lost 22 pounds, and my blood pressure has returned to normal and I have cut my medications in half. I plan on being able to get off of my medication in the near future.

Maureen G.

I lost over 100 pounds at age 60 and eliminated all health problems by eating Whole Food Plant Based and following Chef AJ who helped me learn to make healthy delicious for free on YouTube.

Susan M.

Diagnosis with type 1 diabetes, hypertension, high blood pressure, autoimmune disorder.
Whole Foods plant base has managed this and weight loss as well! No animal products!

Diane R.

I went on a plant based diet 10 years ago while taking the T.Colin Campbell course online through Cornell U. My primary reason was to see if I could reduce my LDL cholesterol enough to get off of my statin and I was able to do this very quickly. 10 years later and my LDL is the lowest it’s ever been. I have always been thin and on a plant based diet I had to learn how to eat to keep from losing weight. I also have a life long history of constipation which fully resolved on a plant based diet. I now have a multitude of other reasons to remain plant based. It makes me happy every day to be living an intentional lifestyle consistent with my values.

Veronica J.

I was tired of being tired, so i switched to a plant based an diet & i feel great!

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A Plant-Based Lifestyle has helped with:

Anxiety : 1,056 Arthritis : 757 Autoimmune disease : 501 Blood Pressure : 1,091 Cancer : 237 Cardiovascular Disease : 423 Cholesterol &/or Triglycerides : 1,302 Depression : 917 Digestive Health : 1,770 Energy Levels : 1,923 HGB A1C : 364 Pre-Diabetes : 407 Prescriptions : 525 Sexual Performance : 466 Skin Health Issues : 1,064 Sleep : 1,149 Type-2 diabetes : 203 Weight-loss : 1,844 Women's Health Issues : 589