Inspiring stories of people who have gone plant-based and changed their health fate, their weight or their lives.
Chicago Bears’ QB Justin Fields Shares What He Eats on a Vegan Diet
As the starting quarterback for the Chicago Bears, Justin Fields joins the roster of professional plant-based athletes who swear that avoiding meat and dairy and loading up on plant-based proteins helps improve performance, and makes them lighter and faster...
“I Tried 8 Natural Remedies to Treat My Cold & Flu Symptoms. What Worked.”
It's already shaping up to be one of the worst cold and flu seasons in memory, and already, the medicine aisle at the pharmacy is busier than usual. This week, I happen to be one of those runny-nosed, congested, tired, achy customers suffering from the nasty cold that is going around and I need something that will make me feel better. It's not...
This 86-Year Old Triathlete Recovered from Breast Cancer on a Vegan Diet
Ruth Heidrich is an athlete, author, and breast cancer survivor who has adopted a vegan lifestyle for over thirty years now. While on a plant-based diet, Heidrich saw her breast cancer go into remission, and she progressed from running marathons to doing triathlons, becoming the first known vegan to run the prestigious Kona Ironman Triathlon. Nam...
This 100-Year-Old Vegan Athlete is Still Running and Setting World Records
To the average viewer, this year’s Wimbledon Finals matchup was nothing shocking, with two distinctly different players vying for the Cup, but the two finalists share one unique characteristic: They both follow vegan diets. Defying claims that plant-based diets lack for protein or hinder athletic performance, vegan athletes worldwide have proved otherwise, including some of the most accomplished c
She Went Vegan at 82 and It Changed Her Life for the Better
Not everyone is able, or willing, to change their ways in their 60s or even their 70s, but one woman did it in her 80s, becoming fully vegan, and it opened up her world to a host of other new possibilities. Here's how going vegan changed one woman's life, as told to The Guardian earlier this week...
This Pro Footballer Healed Her Sports Injury With a Plant-Based Diet
Vicky Losada, a professional soccer midfielder for Manchester City and also Spain's national team, injured her ankle back in 2019 and it forced her to miss the first few months of the 2019-2020 season. When news of the injury first broke, fans were saddened, as Losada is an extraordinary player having led teams to victory, often as captain, including the Cyprus Cup in 2018, Algarve Cup in 2019, an
This Woman Used 3 Natural Approaches to Get Healthy After Cancer
Instead of playing sports and attending extracurriculars like other college students, Kayote Joseph spent most of her early adult years in and out of the hospital – as doctors struggled to figure out what was causing her sickness and extreme fatigue. "Whe...
“I Had a Heart Attack at 49, Went Vegan, and It Saved My Life”–Doug Schmidt
Doug Schmidt loved to eat meat and ate it every day, until at the age of 49, out of the blue, he suffered his first heart attack. "No one expects to have a heart attack at age 49," he said. In the hospital, near his home in Rochester, NY, he made the decision to follow the American Heart Association's dietary guidelines and cut way back on meat and dairy and switch to a more whole-food p
These 3 Habits Helped This Woman Lose 80 Pounds in a Year
Ten years ago when Stephanie Wagner turned 40, it was a cruel year. She watched her dad suffer from an illness that made her want to spend almost every day at his bedside in the hospital. During that heart-wrenching time, Wagner came to a realization that one day, she too could be in the hospital bed, fighting for her life, if she kept living the way she was, indulging her unhealthy habits. "
3 Sisters Challenge Each Other: Go Plant-Based for a Month! What Happened?
Three sisters, each very different, chose to create a plant-based challenge to go vegan or plant-based for a month. They were nervous about the idea of "missing out" on their favorite foods or that they'd crave certain things like cheese and burgers. The ...