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June 01, 2019 - The Vegan Authority

Healing the body with a low-fat, whole food, plant-based diet

Healing the body with a low-fat, whole food, plant-based diet
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The third installment in the "Plant Power Stories" from H.O.P.E. features Marc Ramirez, who shares his journey back to health and the things he's learnt along the way.

By switching to a low fat, whole foods plant-based diet, Marc was able to reverse his type 2 diabetes, his erectile dysfunction and other health conditions. At 51, he is now in the best shape of his life.

Marc Ramirez's family were plagued by diabetes, diagnosed himself in 2002 he was told by his doctor that he'd need to take medication every day for the rest of his life. After hearing about the benefits of a low fat, whole food, plant-based diet in 2011, Marc and his wife Kim decided to give it a go.

After only 2 months of his new lifestyle, Marc was able to come off all his medication and has been medication free ever since.

Diabetes wasn't the only health condition Marc was struggling with. Prior to his diet change Marc had high cholesterol, high blood pressure, erectile dysfunction, frequent heartburn and psoriasis. Fortunately, he no longer suffers with any of these. Marc's happier, much more energetic and his weight has dropped to what it was when he was a teenager. Things in the bedroom have improved considerably too.

Delighted by the results, Marc and Kim decided to start a blog to share their stories, recipes and everything they've learnt in order to inspire others to consider making the change to a whole food, plant-based lifestyle.

H.O.P.E The Project that aims to inform and inspire people about the benefits of a plant-based diet and a conscious lifestyle.

Plant Power Stories is a short film series that aims to inspire and inform people about the healing power of a whole food, plant-based diet and healthy lifestyle. Read more about Plant Power Stories at their website, on Facebook or watch the film on YouTube.

Previous 'Plant Power Stories' include: ByPass Surgery or Plant-Based Diet, Part I and Part II.


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