DiscoverPLANTSTRONGEp. 11: Making a Lifestyle U-Turn - From Pain to Purpose with Brooklyn Borough President, Eric Adams
Ep. 11: Making a Lifestyle U-Turn - From Pain to Purpose with Brooklyn Borough President,  Eric Adams

Ep. 11: Making a Lifestyle U-Turn - From Pain to Purpose with Brooklyn Borough President, Eric Adams

Update: 2019-06-252
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If you think one person can't make an impace, think again.

In 2016 at the young age of 54, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams listened as his doctor gave him a grim diagnosis of Type II diabetes. Sadly, he felt it was an inevitable fate because of rampant family history. What didn’t sit with him was relinquishing control of his health and realizing that he was going to be on medication for the rest of his life as his body continued to deteriorate.

Refusing to be buried by this diagnosis, Adams did something that would change the course of his life forever. Instead of googling, “Living with Diabetes,” he typed, “Reversing Diabetes” and a seed was planted. Fortunately, that seed has produced a bountiful harvest of hope and inspiration.

In just three short years since that diagnosis, Eric Adams has made a remarkable personal recovery plus a resounding impact with whole foods plant-based initiatives in New York City. He has lived a rich life committed to public service as an NYC Police Officer, New York State Senator, and Brooklyn Borough President. But this new chapter may be his most vital act of service yet - improving the lives and vitality of families and children in New York and beyond.

One person can, indeed, create meaningful change and leave a legacy of hope. Will you be the next?

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Ep. 11: Making a Lifestyle U-Turn - From Pain to Purpose with Brooklyn Borough President,  Eric Adams

Ep. 11: Making a Lifestyle U-Turn - From Pain to Purpose with Brooklyn Borough President, Eric Adams

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