2: Healing from ulcerative colitis with a plant-based diet


Vince Lia, the Healthy Vegan Guy tells his story of healing from ulcerative colitis with a plant-based diet. His interview will make you swoon for smoothies and jump for jackfruit!


When a doctor prescribes you medication and then tells you that it will never truly heal your ailments, what do you do? After being diagnosed with ulcerative colitis (a word we hadn’t even heard of) Vince Lia was told by two different doctors that the disease would never truly go away, even with medication. Oh, and they also said to not eat vegetables. Does that make any sense? He didn’t think so either.

A snippet from Vince’s website:

…after mostly unsuccessful diets and seeing little to no improvement, I decided to try something drastically different – something that many of my friends and family thought would not work. I slowly started incorporating organic green juices into my diet (juicing removed the fiber from the vegetables and allowed my body to quickly absorb nutrients). I was still concerned about how my body would respond to vegetables after avoiding them for so long; however, I noticed that juicing reduced some of my symptoms. Encouraged by the results from juicing, I continued to gradually introduce different vegetables and fruits. It is here that I began to experience substantial improvement…

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