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Beginners in a fruitarian/raw vegan lifestyle

I created this group for supporting each other during transformation to raw vegan lifestyle. Also here will be given some tips how to suceed in a fruitarian diet, whats the most comon mistakes made by raw food eaters and a lot of more usefull info.

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Great video by Kristina Carrillo-Bucaram with 10 all-important tips for beginners in an HCRV lifestyle!

30BaD note: juicing (without the pulp) is not ideal for most people, it's far better to eat the whole fruit. why?

 

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chocolate and bread

Started by jojojnr. Last reply by BananaHollyann 49 minutes ago. 1 Reply

how do people get used to not eating bread? Like I'm planning on eating cooked rice/pasta/potatoes at night but yeah i usually had toast in the mornings.  Can you make/eat chocolate on this diet? I…Continue

first few days

Started by jojojnr. Last reply by jojojnr 1 hour ago. 2 Replies

Hey peeps, so this morning is my first day  of 80/10/10. Im planning on doing raw till 4 but i am not going to be too strict with it... just because of my history with food... just wanna see how i…Continue

Overcoming Sweetness & Blood Sugar Spikes?

Started by Harmony Haven. Last reply by jojojnr 2 hours ago. 3 Replies

Hello, new here.  Struggling a bit.I've been mostly raw with some cooked starches (rice spaghetti, potatoes) but not necessarily fruitarian, inspired at first by health and then conscious eating and…Continue

Ouch! My Tummy! Help!!!

Started by Jessica. Last reply by jojojnr 3 hours ago. 4 Replies

Hi EveryoneToday is only my 3rd day of doing the fully raw LFHC vegan lifestyle, and I am experiencing really bad stomach cramps. The cramps started on day 1 and have continued, and last night I woke…Continue

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Comment by Pete on September 15, 2011 at 12:47pm
Hi everyone, I'm new to the site.  I've been very strict vegan for 12 years and eat a ton of raw food but definitely have cravings for cooked food; I'm just wondering if there's any literature around that specifically that I can learn from.  Can anyone point me towards discussions around (1) criticism of the diet and replies to those criticisms, (2) discussions of "one-size-fits-all" advocacy of LFRV vs. adhering to the diet in moderation, and especially (3) recommended ways to transition and challenges to anticipate?   Thanks!
Comment by Nicolette Barnes on September 15, 2011 at 12:33pm
I don't think you should need to stuff yourself to "get enough calories." I think you may be trying to make yourself eat more calories than you really need. How many are you shooting for? Are you active? How tall are you?
Comment by Jodie on September 14, 2011 at 1:17pm
That makes sense Don, great info once again ThankYou. I will seek out the 'yummy' greens as best i can.  I have a question if that is ok, regarding a statement from your 'melon belly' article - "you stuffed yourself with fruit in an effort to get enough calories when you have a sluggish digestive system" - I feel like i really do this, stuff myself because i need the calories but my digestion is terrible. Anything i eat makes me bloat. I wake up in the morning with a flat-ish stomach and by the time im going to bed, even if i've digested my last meal of the day, im about 3 inch wider than when i wake up! and most of the time i feel a little uncomfortable, like i really stuggle to digest food. I am thinking of trying the chromium and possibly B12 supplementation. I know you cant really diagnose anything, but what should one do if they are stuffing to get calories with really sluggish digestion?
Thank you so much if you are able to reply :)
Comment by Sunny on September 13, 2011 at 8:54am
I had a pineapple mango smoothie. yum
Comment by Hara Marshi on September 13, 2011 at 6:52am
Lekoma - does Fitday have the info on mamey sapote protein and sugar and carb?
Comment by Jodie on September 7, 2011 at 2:34pm

Thank you for the replies everyone! And thanks Don, i've already recieved my warning about high fat when I had my gallbladder removed a couple of years ago...so low fat it is. time for regeneration. So glad for all your advice. I also know I need to rest and sleep more and stress less. I know I can overcome this! I'm going to try eating maybe 2 heads of celery a day too to remineralize.

Jodie

Comment by Dennis Hamilton on September 7, 2011 at 5:54am

What is everyone's take on 'black pepper' or 'cinnamon'?

Comment by John Jasper on September 5, 2011 at 11:02pm

Jodie,

 

For that you want to get professional Natural Hygienist advice.  I'm fairly sure that the program generally involves a short fast to "clear the decks" so to speak and then get in there with the natural, wholesome, species-appropriate foods.

Comment by Jodie on September 4, 2011 at 3:04pm
Has anyone overcome adrenal fatigue following this lifestyle?? Would one need to do anything different to begin with (eg, eat more celery/sodium foods?) or will following the regular 80/10/10 style eventually heal? Any tips would be great as im pretty sure i have bad adrenal fatigue...Thanks guys
Comment by Dennis Hamilton on August 30, 2011 at 3:28am
Thanks Nicolette!
 

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