I’m 49 years outdated and have been on about nineteen totally different medicines for top ldl cholesterol, hypertension, and kind 2 diabetes for greater than ten years. And due to frequent insomnia, I used to be additionally utilizing a prescription sleep assist.
Final yr, I misplaced about 30 kilos and figured I’d be capable of eradicate some medicines. That didn’t occur. I used to be solely capable of cut back certainly one of them by 25 mgs a day (from 200 mgs to 175 mgs – large deal!).
I watched Forks Over Knives and was impressed with the entire tales of individuals truly reversing a few of the identical medical situations I had, simply by altering their food plan. Regardless of my doubts, I made a decision to vary to a very plant-based food plan to see if it could profit me as a lot because the folks within the film. That was three:00 pm on February 13, 2013 … the final day I ate meat.
Lower to early October … nearly eight months later
In August, my physician took me off ALL of my medicines for hypertension, excessive ldl cholesterol and kind 2 diabetes!! I additionally took myself off of the insomnia remedy, as a result of I don’t want it anymore. In almost six months of being on a plant-based food plan, I had reversed the well being results of a lifetime of careless dietary decisions.
I advised the physician that I noticed Forks Over Knives and afterwards switched to a very plant-based food plan. I credited my success to each the food plan and my current excessive train routine. She disagreed that the train had something to do with it and as an alternative credit all of it to my new meals decisions. She stated she has numerous sufferers who’re athletes, however they nonetheless have hypertension, coronary heart illness, and excessive ldl cholesterol, as a result of they eat animal merchandise. I’m the primary affected person she will keep in mind who has been capable of reverse these situations by altering their food plan, and it took solely six months. I even misplaced one other 15 kilos within the course of. And it was SO simple!
I haven’t advised very many individuals about this, as a result of I’m nonetheless a bit of incredulous … okay, I’m quite a bit incredulous, and I’m nonetheless simply making an attempt to take it in. I notice it might be tough for anyone to consider that the identical factor may occur to them, however I’m dwelling proof that it’s potential.
Thanks for displaying me that it’s not solely potential however simple to enhance the standard of my life!