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Beginners in a fruitarian/raw vegan lifestyle


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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New Fruitluck meetup in NJ

Started by E Leb. Last reply by Ren 9 hours ago. 3 Replies

Hi! We just started The NJ Fruitluck meetup group!!The first fruitluck will be Sunday, June 1st at 11:30 am.We'll try to find a mutually convenient place to meet.Please come join the group on…Continue

How low fat?

Started by VeganPower!. Last reply by Fox Fenrir 14 hours ago. 1 Reply

Hi, I have been eating hclfv for a couple months now and on several days my percentage of fat in my diet has been down to 2 or 3 percent. My question is: How much fat does my body really need? I've…Continue

What about diabetes?

Started by Polli Shaw. Last reply by dandelion yesterday. 1 Reply

I was just wandering whether so much sugar from fruit in your diet can be the cause of diabetes? My mum is worried about me because it runs in the family..Continue

Omega 3 ??

Started by Polli Shaw. Last reply by Sabine Corinne on Wednesday. 13 Replies

Hey guys!Since I've started living the Vegan/Raw Till 4 lifestyle my mum kept telling how important it is to eat fish and that I can't just not have the Omega 3. But is it really that important? Continue

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Comment by Nicolette Barnes on August 6, 2011 at 4:51am

Is chronometer a lot different than FitDay? Because I don't get how people are coming up with such high calorie requirements. I am 5'5" and not active. My recommended daily calories (and this is pretty similar on all "calorie requirement calculators" online that I have tried all tell me about 1400. That is a long shot off of the 3000 so many people on here are talking about. I am curious as to why people here are aiming for so many calories? Does a person need more when just consuming raw fruits and veggies? I have actually heard the opposite, since you are getting more nutrients in the foods eaten in this form.

As for the apple thing - I have to say that I LOVE apples. For me they are important though because I live in freezing cold British Columbia, Canada, and we get about 3 weeks of warm weather a year - not enough to get much more tropical type fruits, and when we do get them in the summer, they can be really expensive. 

Comment by xxmazaxx on August 6, 2011 at 4:27am
i started out w/ a mango and kiwi smoothie w/ water...and a fruit salad during the day...me full...
Comment by Cathy Leonard on August 6, 2011 at 4:10am
Just started using Chronometer.  What an eye opener.  Just finished my lunch and only achieved 34% of my target.  I'm just not eating enough fruit and all the while I thought I was eating too much.  This is a great tool.
Comment by Clara Olsson on August 5, 2011 at 8:14pm
For breakfast today I had 5 mangos. That is ca 1000 calories. My plan is to eate much calories in the start of the day. And a big sallad in the eavning with mabye an avokado-tomato dressing at the eavning. My calorie intake of the day, around 3000-3500. What do you think of that people?? :D need support :)
Comment by Merry on August 5, 2011 at 10:10am

I agree with you Don...I grew up in Texas with the "apple a day" saying and used to love them. I now live in Mexico with an abundance of tropical fruits almost year-round and I rarely eat apples. I will, on occations, chop them and add them with greens in a salad. 

Comment by TheMicster on August 2, 2011 at 9:50am
Can I juice my greens? I don't much care for eating salads, or at least I haven't found a way I enjoy yet. I really liked ceasar salads before this.
Comment by connectwithnature on July 31, 2011 at 2:49am
Can someone tell me where I can find the book The 80 10 0 Diet?
Comment by Dovima on July 22, 2011 at 1:02am
Living in Oregon I get better quality apples than imported unripe tropical fruit- I love them and appreciate them throughout the fall and winter.
Comment by Hara Marshi on July 20, 2011 at 8:23am

Kateya, thanks for asking about apples, I have not desired to eat them, now I know why.

But I will also make some applesauce and that's the end.....thanks.

Comment by Rawzilla on July 16, 2011 at 6:03am
Don, is this also why some people experience stomach pain after eating apples due to it not being the ideal choice of fruit for us? Or is it related to other issues like deficiencies causing discomfort?

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