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Gorillas With Heart Disease Healed By Eating More Plants

The heart-healing testimonies of two zoo-dwelling gorillas offer perspective about the easy natural cure for heart disease. In 2008 two Western lowland gorillas, Mokolo and Bebec, were in captivity at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo and didn’t seem to be doing well. Bebac was 24 years old and Mokolo was 21—both still young considering gorillas can live up to 60 years in captivity. Despite their youth though both males were overweight and were displaying behaviors not typical of gorillas in the wild. The two had developed a…

Anthony Yen Abandoned the Standard American Diet to Save His Heart

When Anthony Yen was diagnosed with Heart Disease, he went back to the diet of his Chinese parents to save his heart. Yen came to the United States in 1949 and began to eat the way Americans eat. Yen was a businessman who owned several oversees manufacturing plants and he ate a diet typical of other businessmen. Yen enjoyed fatty foods like fried chicken, pork chops, roast beef, and chocolate mouse. The fat-rich diet caught up to him in his 50s when he experienced chest tightening and unusual sweating while dancing with his…

The Medicinal Benefits of Aloe Vera

Aloe Vera: A Prized Medicine Plant Aloe vera is perhaps the most ubiquitous healing plant known around the world today. Aloe was known as “the plant of immortality” to ancient Egyptians and was known as the universal panacea by Greek scientists 2,000 years ago. The healing plant has a long and close history with humans and has many uses as a simple natural remedy. Today Aloe is found in countless beauty and skincare products packaged in plastic bottles on the shelves of supermarkets and drugstores. Nutritional and Medicinal…

He Healed His Failing Heart with a Plant-Based Diet

On September 19th, 2016 Jeffrey Doucette's heart stopped beating. He was driving when he had a massive heart attack which caused him to cross four lanes of traffic during rush hour. Luckily he didn't hit any other vehicles, but when he hit a curb, he says his heart miraculously started again. Jeffrey says he feels blessed to have been brought back to life and to have been located just 20 minutes from the number one Pulmonary/Cardiovascular research center in the country. He spent a week in the hospital "undergoing every test…

Robin Quivers Says Her Vegan Diet Was Key to Beating Cancer

Before coming out as a health warrior who beat stage 3C endometrial cancer, Robin Quivers was most known for her role as the beloved sidekick to radio personality Howard Stern. Robin had been faithfully by Howard's side for 31 years but in May of 2012 she had a health-scare that forced her to refocus her priorities. She became focused on healing in private, working from home until, in September of 2013, a caller to the The Howard Stern show asked when Robin would be back in the studio. This lead to her going public with her…

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…
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