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Cassie and Dave S. won the 2011-2012 Holiday Challenge Contest; together lost 156 pounds and are no longer couch potatoes;  they constantly remind each other good health is earned
My husband and I decided we could either eat ourselves into poor health and an early death or we could eat ourselves into good health and a long… read more
Julia S. lost 105 pounds after having three heart attacks within three months and five angioplasties in a three-year period;  believes without  Dr.Fuhrman's program she would not be alive
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… read more
Robyn lost 65 pounds and is able to exercise again; her hair, skin and nails are  in the best shape they have ever been; her husband lost 40 pounds and stopped  his cholesterol meds
My story is a likely representation of many overweight Americans. I grew up as a thin child, but in college and as an adult, I began eating more… read more
Anthony B. lost 75 pounds and is full of energy; he says his life had made a complete 180-degree turn from his high school  days of having no energy, three chins and being called Pudgy
I was a happy and thin kid until age 14.  I really didn’t have a clue what healthy food was and  I existed on soda and fast food.  When I started… read more
Scott lost a staggering 331 pounds and rides his bike 10 to 30 miles a day regardless of the weather;  says he never tires of  his new way of eating
Scott C. was 38 years old and was not sure if he'd live to see 40. He wore size XXXXXXXXXXL pants and could not tie his own shoes. He could walk… read more
Susan W. lost a life threatening 220 pounds in 2 years; no longer is diabetic or needs blood pressure medication;  has boundless energy  and loves life again
At 380 pounds, miserable doesn’t adequately describe how I felt. I was always heavy, even as a child. My life was filled with dieting attempts… read more
Robert B. lost a whopping 200 pounds, beat diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, chronic allergies and arthritis; sold his motorized wheelchair and now stands doing manual labor
I was over 400 pounds, had high blood pressure, high cholesterol, chronic allergies, osteo-arthritis, and rheumatoid arthritis, when my family… read more
Gerald lost a life-changing 161 pounds; as amazed as he is by his physical transformation, his new mental clarity is more amazing; says adopting G-BOMBS  as his diet style saved his life
In Sept 25 2012 I saw an endocrinologist about my 57 year long struggle with obesity. He diagnosed me with a leptin deficiency and a subclinical… read more
Anthony lost 160 pounds after years of trying to lose weight; he is off blood pressure medication; no longer has headaches; was able to get a life insurance policy which he could not do before
In December 2005, at 6 feet 4 inches tall and 33 years old, I was on medication for high blood pressure, experiencing frequent migraine headaches,… read more
Felicia lost a life-altering 147 pounds; she feels so much better, has a lot of energy; no back aches; nor does she have any episodes of vertigo; her daughter has joined her healthy eating
I struggled with my weight for numerous years and tried various diets, but did not have the incentive to stick to any diet plan.  However, one day… read more
Dan M. lost 143 life threatening  pounds; reversed being pre-diabetic, cured various annoying ailments, aches and pains; regained sexual function; his wife lost 40 pounds
I lost 143 pounds and gained optimum health by vegetable juicing and a plant-based whole food eating lifestyle. I reversed pre-diabetes, regained… read more
Donald A. lost 117 pounds; he says once you can control what you eat you will have the inner strength to control everything else;  his only regret is not finding Eat to Live sooner
I am 51 years old 5 ft.10in. and used to weigh about three hundred pounds. I was chunky, plump, big-boned, obese, overweight, hefty, one or all of… read more
Jane P. lost a whopping 95 pounds and her husband 90 pounds; she is thrilled to be free of her food addiction and no longer misses her once daily ice cream fix
On March 31st 2012 I watched the film Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead. I was immediately inspired and bought a juicer and started juicing exclusively that… read more
Rachel lost a whopping 118 pounds; it wasn't until she lost the weight that she realized it was not normal to often feel sick, fatigued and have yearly have strep throat
I weighed 270 pounds and was often sick. I would develop strep throat once or twice a year, had mono in high school, and was fatigued on a daily… read more
Janet lost 102 pounds, has stopped taking steroids for her M.S. no longer has migraines, high blood pressure and feels better than she has for the last 20 years
I have M.S. and had to take oral steroids for many years. I was very overweight, had high cholesterol, and hypertension. I was in an accident and… read more
Theresa  lost 102 pounds; no longer has chest pains or has to take cholesterol medication;  has the energy and stamina she never had; being a Nutritarian has given her hope and her life back
I had always been pudgy, had tried numerous diets over the years, low-fat, Weight Watchers, Atkins, Slim Fast, etc. I would lose some weight and… read more
Audrey lost 101 life-changing pounds;  is free of rheumatoid  arthritis symptoms and able to work 12 hour shifts, her depression and acne are gone; she can play with her kids
I agree with everyting about Dr. Fuhrman's nutritional program. This is the best I have ever felt in my life!  In 2003, after being unable to work… read more
Kim lost 95 pounds; went from a size 18 to a size 4, is off all medications and has maintained  her blood pressure of 110/75  and weight loss for almost one year; says the diet saved her life
Starting late 2005 I began dealing with the responsibility of taking care of sick parents and having a baby at 40.  My marriage was falling apart… read more
Ginny: Virginia lost 93 pounds, no longer takes cholesterol medications, is almost off all her insulin for diabetes;  she now feels in charge of her health and happiness and enjoys her life
I am a  fifty year old attorney, mother of two teens, and newly minted healthy woman.  I was fat my entire adult life, until something truly… read more
Annette K. lost 90 pounds and is beating diabetes;  she no longer takes cholesterol  or high blood medication  and is going to run in her first marathon
Due to being sick numerous times during the 2011/12 school year and ending up in the hospital four days with cellulitis I knew I needed to make a… read more
Dorothy L. lost 90 pounds; before changing her diet she was housebound and could not work; no longer depressed; is off all her medications, is back to work and  regained her self confidence
My weight loss journey has been ongoing and continues to this very day. I first heard about Eat  To Live in August 2003 when my sister Julia read… read more
Richard lost 90 pounds;  is off all medicines; runs a 5k race in 30 minutes; says it's amazing how good you feel when you use food for medicine; feels like a new person
Three years ago I weighed 290  pounds,  was on high blood pressure, cholesterol, diabetes and triglyceride medicines and did not feel good.  I did… read more
Julie H. lost 88 pounds; no longer takes blood pressure medication and is free of debilitating headaches and vision disturbances
I started  the Eat To Live diet on January 27th 2012 in an attempt to control very high blood pressure that was not responding well to… read more
laura: Laura lost 88 pounds after a lifetime of yo-yo dieting; reversed her diabetes and depression; cholesterol is lower than on medications; no longer has sleep apnea; has loads of energy
Do you want to die young?  That was the question I asked myself a little over two years ago.  After a lifetime of yo-yo dieting, I finally decided… read more
Frankie lost 85 pounds and 8 pants sizes;  she has bought and sold ast cost 72 copies of Eat to Live to give to her customers who are interested in the Nutritatian lifestyle
I have had  weight problems all my life.  I've gone on various diets off and on only to put the weight right back on, plus some.  My whole family… read more
Adele L lost 83 pounds; no longer suffers chronic fatigue, skin infections, swollen ankles,  high blood pressure, morning cough and susceptibility to colds and respiratory allergies
As a nutritarian who has lost 83 pounds, I think of my daily walks along a fitness trail  as signposts of the life-affirming journey I started… read more
Nancy lost 81 pounds; before her weight loss she was in pain, always uncomfortable and rarely left her home; now she is  thrilled to have her life back; no more aches or pains;

Where do I begin? Being overweight has dominated so much of my life.  I was the typical yo-yo dieter...always dieting and losing some weight… read more
Gary lost 80 pounds; all his cholesterol numbers now are "perfect" according to his  doctor who now considers him her "poster patient"
With a history of diabetes in my family, I knew I was next in line to develop symptoms.  I had ballooned up to 251 pounds, had a BMI of 35, and a… read more
Gaylynn says attending a Dr. Fuhrman Heath Get-A-Way  transformed her life; she lost 80 pounds; no longer has sleep apnea, her husband lost  60 pounds; both life a fun energetic life

BJF [Before Joel Fuhrman], Mic and I were very much a victim of false nutritional information. Although we were eating healthier than most… read more
Julie lost 75 pounds along with her Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, PMS and migraine headaches,  nor does she suffer frequent illnesses as she did in the past
My journey to health started 14 months ago.  I was lying on the couch with my  three year old,  both sick again.  He had double ear infections, I… read more
Janelle lost 72 pounds after 15 years of back pain and depression due to being overweight; although she was exercising she was sabotoging herself by her addiction to food and alcohol
After many years of high HDL/LDL, back pain, depression, anxiety and continued weight gain, despite the fact that I was exercising up to six days… read more
Linda F.has Multiple Sclerosis and after losing 72 pounds has more energy than ever; her doctor is thrilled to have taken her off diabetes, cholesterol and blood pressure meds
After seeing Dr. Fuhrman on PBS I was very interested in what he said. I read Eat To Live and wanted to try it. I didn't think I could stay on a… read more
annie1029: Annie W.  lost 70 pounds; a former junk food vegan, she went from 34 percent body fat to 17 percent body fat;  her lipid profile is normal  and her depression has subsided
I became a vegan five years ago, but was grossly overweight due to inactivity and subsisting on processed vegan junk food, including lots of sugar… read more
Janice K. lost 50  pounds; is off high blood pressure medications; no longer suffers knee and hip pain; looks and feels ten years younger
While in the hospital for hiatus hernia surgery in November 2011 I watched a TV special featuring Dr. Fuhrman. I then realized that the way I eat… read more
Big Don and his wife won what had been a losing battle with diabetes; both are elated to be off medication; he lost 60 pounds,she 34 pounds; people are amazed by their transformation
I was fighting a losing battle with diabetes. I was taking Glucophage, Actos, and Gluberide, and did not want  to start insulin injections.… read more
Kathleen lost 60 pounds;  realized that, unlike her father, she could beat her food addictions and not suffer the same unhealthy  fate he did as a result of being a food addict
I used to have a father. I know, big deal. Right? Many of us can say the same thing, and most of us will eventually say it at some point in our… read more
Mike M. lost 60 pounds; is no longer fearful of dying before his 50th birthday due to constant pain, taking many meds and  having ADHD,  now  off his diabetes, blood pressure meds; feels great
I was afraid I was going to be dead before my 50th birthday. I was diagnosed with diabetes in 2009 and  was put on six shots of insulin a day, two… read more
Terrence lost 60 pounds and 5 inches off his waist; he could not believe how fast weight came off; his cholesterol and blood pressure levels are much better
I came across Eat to Live at a book store.  It was the start of 2011, and my weight was going up every year.  I have a strong family history of… read more
Bankbiz lost 59 pounds and is thankful to now have the information she needs to be healthy; she has never been so happy
I began my journey to optimum health and well-being on December 1, 2012 with the Dr. Oz three day cleanse. During those three days I was also… read more
Alice lost 57 pounds; although she suffers from  Alzheimer's she still encourages others to eat their beans, greens and  salad; her daughter, who was helped by Dr. Fuhrman 20 years ago, submitted her story
Because of my mom's Alzheimer's, I am making this entry for her.  I do not know if this is acceptable to the rules, but we really wanted to share… read more
ddirito: Ddirito lost 57 pounds; gave up his beloved meats; when traveling internationally for work he asks colleagues in that country to take him to a store where he can stock up on fruits and veggies
I watched my father deal with his obesity and diabetes before his death. I observed that his life consisted of checking his blood sugar, taking a… read more
Gyberg: Ellen G. lost 55 pounds in 4 months  and went from size 16 to size 2; she is no longer prediabetic;  her husband gradually lost 90 pounds
At 176 pounds I was the heaviest I had ever been. I was pre-diabetic and not feeling well. My doctor told me to lose weight, but gave no insight… read more
Joyce B. lost 55 pounds; her doctor gave her  Eat To Live and as soon as she started  the diet her arthritis flare ups from palandromic rheumatism greatly lessened
I was asked by Dr. Michael Malloy to share my story. In January 2011 I went to see Dr. Malloy for severe pain caused by palandromic rheumatism.… read more
Shelly: Shelley lost 52 pounds after a lifelong quest to to lose weight and keep it off; being chunky since childhood left her feeling discouraged and depressed until she became a Nutritarian
I lost 51 pounds  following the priciples in Dr. Fuhrman's, Eat To Live book.  Since childhood I have struggled with my weight off and on .I was… read more
Allie  lost 50 pounds; has increased energy and is now motivated to exercise; has kept her allergies at bay
I have struggled with weight for the majority of my life. My weight has gone up and down since I was an adolescent.  I also suffer from wheat,… read more
MaryBeth lost 50 pounds and when people ask her what she has to give up on her Nutritarian diet her reply is "I had to give up a future of poor health."
This morning's breakfast:  I sliced fresh mango and  threw it into the food processor.  A year ago I don't think I knew how to prepare a mango,… read more
memkat: Memkat was  suffered weight gain as a result of  having to take numerous toxic meds, following the Eat To Live plan enabled her  to lose 48 pounds; diet also improved her dental health
I started  my journey with Eat to Live after watching Dr. Fuhrman on the Dr. Oz show. What caught my attention was the no measuring and weighing… read more
Sal lost 48 pounds; his goal was to get leaner so that he could participate in a  Fitness Competition and he is thrilled with acheiving results so naturally and effective
On September 28, 2011 I decided to train for a Fitness Competition. I was looking for alternative ways to getting leaner and came across Dr.… read more
Sandi S. lost 48 pounds and is winning her long-time struggle with her weight going up and down; now she is firmly committed to the program and is no longer at war with her body
When I learned about Dr. Fuhrman's Six Week Holiday Challenge I jumped on it with vigor! I knew about the Eat To Live program and thought it made… read more
Janice N. is so grateful to no longer suffer severe neck pain, arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome or seasonal allergies which were making her life miserable; also lost 43 pound
I had very serious, chronic neck pain with bilateral carpal tunnel syndrome. I had cervical stenosis, two bulging discs and arthritis. I was… read more
Jessica lost 42 pounds; having a family history of heart disease and cancer, she feels she is on right track to not follow in their footsteps; no longer suffers depression or craves sweets
I started Eat To Live because I wanted to change my genetics, and not  worry about getting cancer as I got older. My family has a  history of a… read more
Mieke lost 40 pounds; she and her husband had a head on collision with a drunk driver and sustained multiple injuries, they recovered quickly due to their nutritarian diet and astounded doctors
In 1999 I moved from Belgium to this country and gained 40 pounds during the first two and a half years here. I made several attempt to lose… read more
Helyn lost  38 pounds; she learned old age doesn't mean getting degenerative diseases and dementia; her blood pressure and cholesterol levels are better and her body continues to heal
I was raised by an Italian mother. Need I say more? In our house, food was not only for sustenance, it was part of our culture, heritage and… read more
Paul S.  reversed his severe heart disease after becoming a Nutritarian despite being told by  doctors surgery was the only answer for his condition; now is running marathons
At the age of 60, I was diagnosed with a blocked LAD artery as well as narrowing of the circumflex artery.  I was advised by a cardiologist that I… read more
Camille lost 20 pounds and is losing more; reversed diabetes and is working  to help others avoid hearing  three terrifying words from their doctor..."you have diabetes"
In February 2011, I was diagnosed with full-blown Type 2 Diabetes .When I first heard those three little, yet most frightening words, "you have… read more
Vaz  lost a staggering151 pounds; his two goals are to celebrate his 6 year old daughter's 50th birthday at which time he will be 96 and to educate other of the benefit of nutritional eating
I watched 3-Steps to Incredible Health and it started me on my way.  I have since become vegan, besides fish and eggs, and have developed many… read more
Ronnie V.  lost 140 pounds; previously he had quadruple bypass, balloon surgery and felt close to death; now his angina has ceased;  he is no longer is depressed and has his life back again
While at work in September 2005 I  felt a nagging pain in my chest which ended up going to the ER and having quadruple bypass surgery.  Feeling… read more
Charlotte M. lost a staggering 133 pound;  has had no further heart problems after suffering a stoke, serious tachycardia and 2 stents for 95 percent heart blockage; no longer is diabetic
It would be easy to blame my problems on heredity since I was heavy since childhood. There is a history of obesity, heart disease and diabetes on… read more
Adrienne G. lost  a staggering 128 pounds; no longer has pain or is retaining water; is off most meds; rings which didn't fit her went down a size; enjoys telling other about her new lifestyle
When I met Dr. Fuhrman, I weighed 319 pounds!  I was medicated for asthma, hypo-thyroid (at 300 mgs/day), glucose management (not yet a diabetic,… read more
Sue lost 117 pounds says she is totally energized and no longer is pre-diabetic; before starting the program she says her body was starving for nutrition and she didn't  know it
When I was 28 years old I weighed 245 pounds and wore a size 22.  Climbing the stairs caused me to be out of breath. In our house we ate a steady… read more
Emily B. lost 105 pounds; says the encouragement she receives from the Member Center is a godsend; no longer is she  borderline diabetic and her cholesterol levels are normal
I started this journey to get my health back on July 10, 2008. On that day, I weighed 238 pounds, and now, I weigh 133 pounds. making a total weight… read more
Sylvie M. lost 105 pounds, no longer is on blood pressure medication, is running marathons with her 25 year old son and has become a personal trainer; says she feels vibrant and energetic
I lost more than 100 pounds, quit smoking, and got rid of medication for high blood pressure. I am now a 51 year old marathoner that ran the 2011… read more
Teri A. lost 105 pounds, is off statin drugs,her anti-cancer strategy  is to follow a Nutritarian diet to avoid the early death sufferered by her sisters
After losing three family members in one year, I was at my highest weight ever on my wedding day in July of 2008. At 5ft.2in., I had reached 227… read more
Bill G. lost  100 pounds; no longer has high blood pressure or stomach problems, his cholesterol is normal; has energy for the first time in his life and is able to exercise and run for long periods
My life was out of control, but I didn’t know it. At 268 pounds, I couldn’t run or participate in activities; I was slowing down to a crawl. The… read more
Calogero C. lost 100 pounds in 7 months and no longer takes diabetes medication; says program saved his life and he tells everyone about it
EAT TO LIVE saved my life. I lost 100  pounds in  seven  months and I'm now free of all my diabetes medications. I used to be on insulin twice a day… read more
M. Ayala lost 95 pounds in four months and is still losing; he feels great and walks 16 miles a day
Thanks to Dr.Fuhrman for creating this program. I have lost 95 pounds in four months and still have about 135 more pounds to lose .I feel great… read more
Julie lost 94 pounds; says the weight literally fell off and she has more energy than she has had in the past 15 years; is off cholesterol and acid reflux meds; enjoys referring the program
I was 207 pounds, taking medication for thyroid, cholesterol, sleep, acid reflux,  and heartburn.  In the past, the only way I was able to lose… read more
Marcie lost 90 pounds in 10  months; she thinks more clearly and focuses better;  no longer has headaches or bouts of depression; people often don't recognize her
I was reluctantly determined to lose weight at the beginning of 2009. I felt terrible most of the time and had very little energy. I prayed to God… read more
Julie  K. lost 85 pounds; loves being nutritarian; no longer  takes depression medication; although embarrassed by how heavy she was, she hopes sharing her story will encourage others
When I watched the documentary Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead I weighed 230 pounds. I then went on a two month juice reboot and lost 27 pounds. During… read more
Nara S. lost 80 pounds; says her new  diet style cured her diabetes, and if she had not made the diet change, she would be one of thousands of diabetics taking medication like insulin shots
In 2009, before starting Dr. Fuhrman's diet, I was a size 20 and weighed 249 pounds. In 2010, I weighed 169 pounds and was down to a size 6! I… read more
Roxanne V. lost  78 pounds after a lifetime struggle of yo-yo dieting and food addiction; realizes she was on the road to suffering the chronic diseases common in her family as a result of their SAD diet
Did you know that age 57 is the new 20 thanks to Dr. Fuhrman!  I was  a chronically overweight yo-yo dieter,since I was 11 years old. I earned my… read more
Heather D. lost 76 pounds; no longer suffers from migraines, anxiety or bad  menstrual pain; she sleeps well, has energy and says everyone on the planet should read Eat to Live
I am a 38 year old wife and mother of three and have been overweight for the most part of the last ten years. My highest weight was 201 (I am 5ft.… read more
Jill B. lost 85 pounds and is thrilled to be pregnant after suffering a miscarrage 8 years ago; despite having numerous fertility treatments pregnancy finally occurred after changing her diet
Eight and half years ago I experienced a miscarriage that knocked me off my feet.  I turned to food for comfort and became an obsessive emotional… read more
Abhijit's: Abhijit's lost 75 pounds; after years of suffering obesity since childhood, he says "information is the key to weight loss. Losing weight and maintaining health  is a mind game."
I was obese since childhood. Twenty seven years of pain, suffering and a broken heart! From my early years, I was never able to fit into ready… read more
Debbie lost 73 pounds, lowered her blood pressure and feels 20 years younger after attending a Whole Foods Market Immersion; she is grateful for the support from Dr. Fuhrman and his team
Like my whole family, I have been heavy most of my life.  So I was of the mind set it is all in the genes. I  tried every diet there is and even… read more
Bonnie lost 72 pounds after her doctor recommended Eat to Live; she believes it saved her life and made life worth living again; her husband lost 78 pounds
I have tried every diet with success, but the weight always came back. I was sick, tired, and waiting to die. I was suffering, could not sleep,… read more
Marty lost 70 pounds and is no longer diabetic or suffering from high blood pressure; he  now realizes that ignorance is not bliss but rather knowledge is power
I am not sharing my story with you to get sympathy or praise, but to try to inspire you to take a minute for yourself.  I want you to ask yourself… read more
Sarah lost 70 pounds; her cholesterol is now normal; she has a better self image and no longer considers herself a food addict
 In 2003 I had an auto accident and went from 125 pounds to 190 pounds in one year. I was disabled for two years. In 2009 my adopted grandson… read more
Scott lost 68 pounds and is grateful for his new health: diabetes gone; high blood pressure gone;  high cholesterol gone; nerve pain in his hands and feet almost gone; fatty liver gone
I want Dr. Fuhrman to know how he helped me. I was 270  pounds s at 6'1" and really just  falling apart. In March 2012 I was diagnosed with… read more
Charles L. lost 66 pounds and is still losing; he realized if he did not take action to lose the  weight he put on by constant unhealthy snacking his young  life could be in danger
All my life my weight has fluctuated from extremely high to dangerously low. The last fluctuation started two years ago when I developed a strong… read more
Keema J. lost 65 pounds and says, since adopting this lifestyle, she  feels proactive and in control of her health, and no longer fears  getting cancer or diabetes; her mother lost 15 pounds
I have so much gratitude for Dr. Fuhrman. After having my fourth baby in five years, I left the hospital weighing  220  pounds. I was very… read more
Sara S. lost 65 pounds, is exercising and walking in marathons; her lipid profile numbers are good; friends tell her the black bags under her eyes have disappeared and her face is glowing
I am 43 years old and  5ft. 2in. I started  Dr. Fuhrman's eating plan weighing 220 pounds and lost 65 pounds. I now weigh 150 to 155 pounds and… read more
Stuart F. lost 65  pounds  and no longer has high blood pressure; he believes what he learned from Dr. Fuhrman has enabled him to live a normal life free of heart disease
I had a heart attack at age 40 and weighed 225 pounds at the time. My father died of a heart attack at the age of 49. Luckily, I found out about… read more
Veronica C. lost 55 pounds; loves not having to count calories and work  out like a"manic" to burn calores; she feels transformed into a healthy lifestyle mentally and physically
Reading Eat To Live was a catalyst that helped to transform my life. I’ve always been an active person,  playing sports, running, lifting weights.… read more
Kate S. is very happy to be free of chronic fatigue  from her autoimmune disease which made her life miserable; she lost  64 pounds and says she is now "back in the land of living"
In  2009 I was diagnosed with an autoimmune disease, pernicious anemia, and told there really wasn't much that could be done other than take B12,… read more
Judy P. lost  60 pounds and went off hypertension, cholesterol and acid reflux meds, a saving of several hundred dollars a month;  she feels better than she ever did
Before starting on the Eat To Live plan I was taking many pills, for hypertension, cholesterol and severe acid reflux, costing several hundred… read more
Mary M. lost 60 pounds; no longer has severe infections  doesn't need her previous doctors or medications; hikes rigorous state park trails; at age 75, looks forward to years of vibrant health
I am seventy- five years old, and following the death of my husband, I gained forty pounds in two years reaching 170 pounds. I am 5ft. 2in. I had… read more
Robert P. lost  a life-saving 60 pounds; the weight loss revealed a massive lump in his neck made visible without fat around it, left untreated it could have killed him; no longer has sarcoidosis
I was generally thin until about 32 years of age. I gained about 30 pounds seemingly overnight. At age 34 I was began having labored breathing and… read more
Ryan K. lost over 60 pounds and no longer suffers from high cholesterol, hypertension,  migraines, fatigue, anxiety and extreme sweating
I was a gym rat,  a sports nut, always exercising and lifting heavy weights. I used to have hypertension, high cholesterol, migraines, and… read more
Karen lost 59 pounds, no longer feels defeated by many medical problems,  her cholesterol is normal; she  is exercising and walking;  feels like her old self with energy to enjoy life again
By November of 2012 my many medical problems had dragged me down to the point where I was carrying 226 pounds on my 5'6" frame and felt tired and… read more
Gayle lost 58 pounds; no longer suffers arthritic pain in her hands and was able to return to work as an artist and seamstress; a recent mammogram no longer showed suspicious spot
While commuting to care for my  dying brother I heard portions of Dr. Fuhrman's program three times during the month of August. I had just… read more
Nicole D. lost  56 pounds; has much more energy.; enjoys exercising; minor health issues such as heartburn, indigestion, and stomach aches are gone; food no longer controls her
I began reading Eat To Live in April 2011.  I was slow to adopt this lifestyle, and then began a completely plant based diet in June 2011.  Once I… read more
Shannon lost 56 pounds; the migraine headaches, which she suffered from her teens and averaged 4 a week, are gone; no longer has acid reflux;  says she feels like a new person
I learned about Dr. Fuhrman's Eat to Live program while watching Dr. Oz.  When Dr. Fuhrman talked about how you can get rid of migraines by… read more
Jackie lost 55 pounds; after years of struggling to lose weight and hating how she looked she  now  loves her body, no longer is bluimic or suffers from asthma,  her finance lost 40 pounds
Ten years ago I was a very unhappy 17 year old. At 5ft. 3in. I weighed 170 pounds. I was tired all the time, I hated my body and didn't have any… read more
Cindy M. lost 54 pounds and is confident of losing more; she couldn't be happier with her nutritiarian lifestyle and wishes her grandmother had the same opportunity
My obese grandmother wrote poems about dieting in the 1970s, poking wry fun at a “satisfying” lunch featuring iceberg lettuce and a few drops of… read more
Donna S. lost 54 pounds, is still losing; is off most of her high blood pressure medications; cooking and eating has become fun again; her husband is slowly joining her healthy eating lifestyle
I was introduced to Dr. Fuhrman by a friend who wanted to see if my husband, Larry, who has had three heart by-pass surgeries and lots of artery… read more
Randy lost 54 pounds; has normal cholesterol for the first time; no longer has warning signs of diabetes and high blood pressure; his wife lost 35 pounds; their son lost 45 pounds
My family started the nutritarian way of living after several attempts at dieting and getting healthy.  We tried various methods; all failed to… read more
Stephen's weight loss story spans 5 years of yo-yo dieting; now within 5 months he lost 54 pounds; on his first nutritarian weight loss journey his ruptured disk healed and he was pain free
This is actually two nutritarian weight loss stories. I am pleased to participate in the 2012 Holiday Challenge.  Eventhough I have been… read more
Harriet B. lost 53 pounds and gratefully no longer counts calories; she now realizes eating  a plant based diet will keep her body healthy  and at the right weight
Having lost weight in the past and then gain it back plus some, I told myself that this time I was going to do it differently.  I started… read more
John P:  John P. lost 52 pounds in 3-1/2 months; his 48 inch waist  is now  a tight 38,  dropped from a 3x shirt size to a large; before going on the diet he felt like 100 years old, now he feels great
Three months ago, I saw Dr. Fuhrman's 3 Steps to Incredible Health. I was pre-diabetic and insulin resistant and could not lose any weight. I was… read more
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