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A Disease-Destined Mindset Almost Took His Life

Chris Carlton's Weight Loss and Journey to Wellness With A Raw Vegan Diet Today Chris Carlton is a posterman for healthy eating, but he had grown up believing he was destined for disease. In his first-hand account of his journey to wellness Chris says he grew up in a family where sickness was the norm. His father’s side of the family were mostly all overweight with a history of serious illness. His grandmother was known affectionately as “Big Mama.” According to Chris, “Diabetes, Cancer, Heart Disease and Obesity were just…

Girl Cures Her Severe Eczema with 80% Raw Food Diet

Alice Morgan suffered uncontrollable itching, dry skin, and blisters as a result of chronic eczema. In a 2016 interview she said, "When I didn't have much control over the itching, I would often wake up with blood on my sheets and pyjamas." For those suffering eczema, patches of itchy dry skin can become inflamed leading to blisters, cracked skin, and bleeding from itching. It's more common that you may realize. According to the National Eczema Association, 31.6 million Americans have symptoms of eczema. Over half of them,…

Man Says Raw Foods Were Key to Healing his Rheumatoid Arthritis

Walt Merrill had been suffering for years and was already disabled when he finally sought help for the Rheumatoid Arthritis attacking the joints of his legs. His biggest lesson learned: “If I had to do it over again I would have started earlier.” In 2015 Matt Monarch interviewed Walt for his show Raw Food World on YouTube where Walt recounts how he conquered the autoimmune condition called Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA). RA is an inflammatory condition where the body attacks the joints over time leading to extreme swelling,…

Healing Autoimmune Diseases With Plant Based Diet

Dear Sister Reya, I'm interested in the plant based diet. I have this bad autoimmune disease at the moment. It's called Ankylosing Spondylitis. Right now they can only treat the end result with tnf alpha blockers. I am interested if there's a way to stop these cells overproducing in the first place so they don't attack healthy joints and surrounding tissue. Sincerely, Ready to Heal Dear Ready to Heal, My heart goes out to you. Every day our bodies protect us from foreign invadors including bacteria and viruses. But for some…

7 Ways to Regrow Hair Naturally

Dear Sister, I am dealing with hair loss, how can plants help me? Sincerely,@ A Hair Loss Dear @ A Hair Loss, You are certainly not alone in your search for more and better hair. Hair is one of the things that makes mammals mammals. More than just dead cells exiting our body, hair can be intimately tied to a persons self-image and loss of hair can cause self-esteem issues possibly affecting success in life and love. Some people think hair loss is just a natural part of getting old. They think some people are simply unlucky,…

Diagnosed with Osteoporosis – What next?

Dear Healing With Plants, Please help- I am so confused because  I am trying to do all plant based lifestyle but I have osteoporosis & am being treated with Prolia. Doctors nutritionist are trying to insist on about 110-130 gms daily. How do I incorporate ?? I lift weights  & do cardio and thought I had healthy lifestyle but evidently asthma meds played part in osteo. 56 yr old active female -- ANY suggestions??? Dear So Confused, You’re not alone! Medical professionals tell us that osteoporosis affects nearly one in…

Young Mother Lost 300 pounds Naturally on a Vegan Diet – Kitten Barbossa’s Story

Kitten Barbosa had "hit rock bottom" in 2011. She had been in an abusive relationship and as her self-esteem plummeted, her weight had skyrocketed leaving her unable to walk without crutches and unable to drive because of her size. "I didn’t have a scale that went high enough to weigh myself and didn’t want to, but I’m pretty sure I weighed over 500 pounds at my heaviest." Kitten admits to being a cheese and dairy addict and that she ate lots of processed food, bacon, turkey, fast food, Dr. Pepper, and coffee.  She was just…

Man Lost Half His Body Weight, Naturally, on a Vegan Diet

Benji Kurtz says that on Memorial Day weekend in 2013 the answer to his "lifelong quest for good health" found him. At the time he weighed 258 pounds and was determined to lose the weight. According to Benji's first person account: "At that point in time, my weight had ballooned up as it normally did in the Spring. I’d pack the pounds onto my 5’5″ frame, up to between 250 and 265 (my all time high was 278), then I’d “low-carb” it for several months, and exercise, get down to around 220 or 230 in the Fall, and then repeat the…

The Fail-Proof Cure for Heart Disease

Heart Disease is the single biggest killer of both men and women today. Growing up as a child in the 80s, in my Kentucky family, Heart Disease was taken to be a norm of growing old. I remember growing up thinking that that's just what happened to people once they got to be in their forties or fifties, because when I looked at the relatives in my family and friends of my family, this is what I saw happening. Many years later now I have a much evolved and enlightened perspective on human health and Heart Disease in particular.…
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