What impact has a whole-food, plant-based diet had on your life?
Share your Journey to Plant-Based Healthy Living with us!
I began a plant-based diet in the beginning of 2019. The biggest change I noticed since going plant-based was weight stability and more life enjoyment as it relates to eating. My weight used to fluctuate due to overeating, followed...
Maggie and I were raised in large families with typical American diets, although in my house my mother was uncommonly solicitous about providing regular salads and vegetables, culinary variety, some whole-grain breads and...
My discovery of true health began in about 2011 when I realized that I was just 1-year shy of my mother's age when she was diagnosed with breast cancer. I wondered how I could prevent the same diagnosis in myself. At the same time, a friend of mine who was taking a...
I grew up eating the typical standard American diet; after-school snacks of potato chips and oatmeal cream pies followed by meatloaf and mashed potatoes for dinner. I ate what I considered to be a mostly “healthy” diet in my early adult years, punctuated with plenty...
On January 1, 1991, my husband Ted (Dr. Veggie) and I became 100% plant-based. Actually it’s a little more complicated than that. We had been eating that way for a while but didn’t have a clear line of demarcation, so we looked at each other and said “well, we’ve been...
Has a Whole-Food, Plant-Based Diet Changed Your Life? Want to Inspire Others?!
Share Your Before and After Story and Photos With Us.
Was your journey influenced by participation in a Rochester Lifestyle Medicine program? Tell us about it.
Please send Before and After photos and include your first name along with your submission. Thanks for sharing!
Please consider the questions below while writing your Plant-Based Health Story:
Before You Became Plant-Based
How was your health prior to becoming plant based (pb)? Were you diagnosed with an illness? What was your diet and exercise like? Describe your diet briefly? What made you switch to PB?
During Your Journey to Plant-Based
Did you have any significant challenges while transitioning to PB? What changes did you notice about yourself?
After You Became Plant-Based (Now)
How has your life been impacted by your change to a PB diet? Has your exercise increased? If so, how? What are favorite foods now? Have you had an impact on others? If so, how has your journey inspired others to make positive changes in their diets and lives?
Please include up to 8 photos. Accepted file types are .jpg, .png and .gif.
By submitting your story and photos, you agree to RLMI including your story on our website and marketing. We will not sell your story or any information about you. We may edit your story slightly for grammar, if necessary, but will not change your story.
Thank you for sharing!