Many individuals who follow the Nutritarian diet write to Dr. Fuhrman with their success stories. You can read about their struggles and success in these pages. Keep in mind that results vary from person to person. As always, consult your physician if you have a medical history and/or condition that may warrant individual recommendations.
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After suffering from 3 heart attacks and unstable angina, Julia lost 105 pounds and enjoys good health
“I know I would not be alive today if not for Dr. Fuhrman's plan. After three heart attacks within three months of each other and five angioplasties in a three-year period, I was still very ill. I almost died soon after the last angioplasty and had internal bleeding that was difficult to stop. The torture of all my medical problems made me think I would be better off if I had died. I was left with unstable angina, meaning I had chest pain from my bad heart almost constantly. I weighed 225 pounds and I could not walk one block. I was on ten medications and was a cardiac cripple at the age of 60.
Luckily, I learned about Dr. Fuhrman and read Eat To Live. Within three months of following the plan, my chest pain was gone and I was walking again. From not being able to walk one block, I was able to walk two miles with no problems. Within seven months of eating Dr. Fuhrman's Nutritarian eating style, I weighed 135 pounds. I just wanted to be healthier and live again, but in doing so I lost 90 pounds without even trying, and then went on to lose a total of 105 pounds.
When I think back to how sick I was, it's frightening. In addition to my aforementioned ailments, I suffered from daily migraines and had bleeding ulcers from all the medications I was taking. Today, I weigh 120 pounds, walk three miles a day, go to yoga classes and enjoy life immensely.