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Bob Harper Chooses Vegan Lifestyle for Health | Care2 Healthy Living

Bob Harper Chooses Vegan Lifestyle for Health | Care2 Healthy Living

By Jason Knapfel – DietsInReview.com Bob Harper, a Biggest Loser trainer and one of the world’s most famous fitness instructors, is a vegan. The long-time vegetarian took the vegan plunge for a reason that may shock you. Even though he is the picture of health, Bob Harper was shocked to learn at a routine physical three years ago that his cholesterol levels were high. Since he obviously exercised and ate well, it must have been a genetic predisposition. This led Harper to look into plant-based diets. So he tried a vegan lifestyle , which means no meat, eggs, or dairy of any kind, to see if this would lower his cholesterol. Once he made the lifestyle change, his cholesterol levels dropped an amazing 100 points. Addressing the impact that his new-found veganism made on his life, Harper tells Fitness Magazine the following: “My body went through a major transition, but I can ...

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