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Watch How Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams Reversed His Type 2 Diabetes Using A Plant-Based Diet

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Summary

He was told he’d be on medications all his life and may go blind, and then…

See how the Brooklyn borough president transformed his health by switching to a whole-food, plant-based diet. This remarkable story of reversing diabetes may inspire you, or someone you love, to take control of your health using food.


By Ocean Robbins

Eric Adams, the elected leader of New York City’s largest borough, had type 2 diabetes so severe he was losing his eyesight, as well as the feeling in his legs.

Doctors told him he’d need to be on medications for the rest of his life and that he faced a high probability of blindness and amputation.

No doctor he visited ever said anything about nutrition. But Adams didn’t let his diagnosis determine his fate.

He was one of millions of people inspired by the powerful film and implementation guidance of “Forks Over Knives.” He learned about and adopted a whole-food, plant-based diet — and soon afterwards, his condition and all accompanying symptoms were completely reversed.

picture of Eric Adams before and after reversing diabetes with a plant-based diet

No amputations. No blindness. And no more medications.

Now, Adams has made it his mission to promote plant-based eating as a powerful way to improve health and well-being throughout his community.

Watch Eric Adams’ Incredible Story

Now, Take The Next Step

If you or a loved one are suffering from a chronic disease — or if you want to eat more healthfully — we invite you to check out the Forks Meal Planner from Forks Over Knives.

You can use this easy-to-use meal planner to take the guesswork out of getting delicious, whole-food, plant-based meals on the table every night in 35 minutes or less.

This meal planner is an easy way to transition to a whole-food, plant-based lifestyle.

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Get a delicious, whole-food, plant-based meal plan every week, complete with a grocery list and a weekend prep guide.

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