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A Testimony From PlantPure Challenge Winner Beverly Frans

A Testimony From PlantPure Challenge Winner Beverly Frans

by PlantPure Team September 22, 2017

"Less than a year ago, at the age of 49, I was well into my second year of suffering from angina, shortness of breath, and fatigue. I used the maximum dose of nitroglycerin daily to help with the chest pain, but it didn’t improve my exercise tolerance and I was extremely limited in my day to day activities. A trip to the grocery store would require most of a day to recover from..."
A Testimony From PlantPure Challenge Winner Karen Kulik

A Testimony From PlantPure Challenge Winner Karen Kulik

by PlantPure Team September 18, 2017

"Hi, My name is Karen and I am 63 years old. My story starts in 2013. I had high blood pressure and had a hard time finding meds I could tolerate. I was at my highest weight,167lbs. All my life I have yoyo'd up and down as much as 25-30 lbs. always to gain it back yet again. I read Joel Furmans' Eat to Live and thought, well I'll give it a try for a month, can't hurt. During that month I also started to educate myself."
The Story of Us: How a plant-based lifestyle destroyed my world, my wife's world, and our marriage.

The Story of Us: How a plant-based lifestyle destroyed my world, my wife's world, and our marriage.

by PlantPure Team September 11, 2017

About six years ago I decided to give it one more try before I gave up. My goal was simple, I wanted to live one more year. My wife and I had recently buried my dad and her mom, we didn't talk about it but we knew I wasn't too far behind. I looked at the pain in her eyes as she put my socks and shoes on one morning and it hit me... I was next, I was the next loss that she would experience.

A Testimonial From PlantPure Challenge Winner Brandon Porter

A Testimonial From PlantPure Challenge Winner Brandon Porter

by PlantPure Team September 08, 2017

"My name is Brandon Porter, I am a 41 year old male.  Most of my life, as I'm sure is the case with many of us, I knew little about nutrition and ate mostly what I wanted - with the exceptional moment or two of health consciousness that never lasted more than a day or two..."
An Interview With Jeff Sandborn

An Interview With Jeff Sandborn

by laura dietrich September 06, 2017

Jeff Sandborn lived a pretty average lifestyle following the motto “everything in moderation”. That is why he was surprised to find himself being flown by helicopter to a hospital at the age of 46, where doctors put two stents in him. He was only slightly overweight (35 - 40 lbs), had only slightly high LDL (112-118 mg/dL), and ate everything in moderation. The surgery definitely got his attention and he began making small improvements with his eating habits. Fast forward 2 ½ years and Jeff found himself only slightly healthier.
A Testimonial From PlantPure Challenge Winner Nancy Matthews

A Testimonial From PlantPure Challenge Winner Nancy Matthews

by PlantPure Team September 03, 2017

"Hi! My name is Nancy Mathews, and I’m 53 years young. I’ve been whole food plant based since March 1st, 2012. My journey began when I gained 60 pounds after quitting smoking. One addiction led to another. I ate everything not nailed down. I was also 40 pounds +/- overweight when I quit smoking. I felt terrible, I was short of breath, out of shape, all my joints hurt plus I was starting the menopause journey...

A Testimonial From PlantPure Challenge Winner Pauline Samual

A Testimonial From PlantPure Challenge Winner Pauline Samual

by PlantPure Team August 28, 2017

"My name is Pauline Sumual and I am 22 years old currently residing in Chicago, IL. About a month ago I was watching a number of documentaries on Netflix associated with American's daily consumption of food and what they put in their bodies. One of them was PlantPure Nation. Throughout my college years I've done a number of research on politics and the correlation between the politicians and their voters. I did not realize the role of corporations in the political world. After watching these documentaries they all started to make sense...
Navigating the Social Scene

Navigating the Social Scene

by laura dietrich August 22, 2017

When first becoming a plant-based eater, the idea of socializing during a meal can be daunting.  If done with a little forethought, it can be just as relaxing and enjoyable as always.  Two strategies to keep i
Annette Fowler's Plant-Based Transformation Story

Annette Fowler's Plant-Based Transformation Story

by PlantPure Team August 22, 2017

"My name is Annette Fowler. I have struggled with my weight from the age of 13. I was led to believe that an obese life was my destiny. With that belief, I never truly tried to lose weight, as I thought it was not a possibility for me. I spent my teen years steadily growing through the high 100s. The last weight I remember being was 167lbs when I was in grade 10. After that, I never really weighed myself unless I went to the Dr's, and even then, the weight was recorded and never mentioned...

Building School Lunches

Building School Lunches

by PlantPure Team August 17, 2017

Building school lunches was an important task when getting our kids off to school.  As busy working parents, we came up with a variety of simple ideas that were quick and easy to put together.  Eventually the kids took over and have since reminded me of the ‘formula’ I used when teaching them to build their own lunches. 
Snacking in The Workplace

Snacking in The Workplace

by PlantPure Team August 16, 2017

Snacking is a common habit that almost everybody does.  Is it healthy?  Yes!  The trick is keeping our snacks healthy and plant-based.  We often reach for things like chips, cookies, crackers, and even candy.  
A Testimonial From PlantPure Challenge Winner Jeff McVicker

A Testimonial From PlantPure Challenge Winner Jeff McVicker

by PlantPure Team August 14, 2017

"7 years ago I was have trouble when running (I've always been a runner and have run 5 marathons). I went to my doctor who sent me to the hospital for an angiogram. Turns out I had one artery that was 80% blocked. I received 2 stents in 2 different arteries and was put on cholesterol medication, blood thinners, high blood pressure medicine and a baby aspirin. I always thought I ate well so I didn't understand how this could happen. Unfortunately what I thought was a good diet was pretty bad...


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