Esther Paine – Urbandale: Entire Family Adopts WFPB Diet to Support Brother’s Leukemia Recovery

In 2012, Esther’s 22-year-old brother Nathan was diagnosed with leukemia and wasn’t responding well to treatment. “He was getting infections, needing frequent blood transfusions, and struggling to handle the amount of chemo needed to kill the cancer,” Esther recalls. Her entire family went into research mode, eager to help Nathan.…

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Teri Preston – Bettendorf: Sheds Pounds, Takes No Meds, Recovers Quickly, Travels Smart

Teri Preston was active, a runner, a cyclist, frequently taking athleticclasses at the local Y. Unlike her husband Del, she was not on any medication. Yet she carried an extra 30 pounds, and, had firmly set her sights on finding a way to “eat healthier.” She’d been obese as a…

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Del Preston – Bettendorf: Sheds 70 Pounds, 8 Meds, Speeds Athletic and Major Surgery Recovery

“I initially went plant-based for health reasons, but over time I’ve become more conscious of and concerned with animal rights and climate change. Everyone and everything of the earth is connected.” #  #  # Del’s story is part of a just-getting-started roundup of Iowa’s Own Plant-Based Health Success StoriesSee also…

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