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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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Why am I gaining weight eating only fruits and vegetables?

Started by chryssa kasma. Last reply by Άλς Sep 9, 2016. 3 Replies

 I ate only 1000 kcal per day in the past three years...and basically proteins and no fruits...according to the dukan diet! When does my body starting to change ?  on I feel great with super super…Continue

Tummy Troubles!!

Started by Leah Brower. Last reply by Darka Jun 13, 2016. 1 Reply

Hi y'all!I've been high carb vegan for about a year and a half now, and I was vegetarian for 6 years prior. I have always had digestion problems and I came to this lifestyle seeking relief. At first…Continue

New and need help

Started by bdwyer1199. Last reply by Sue Biene Jun 5, 2016. 1 Reply

I read Raw til 4 and decided to give it a try. I am about 6 weeks in and decided to check my fasting blood sugar this morning after a 12 hour fast. My blood sugar was high for me with a reading of…Continue

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Life in Nebraska

Started by Faith Kerl. Last reply by Mrsmithone199 May 22, 2016. 3 Replies

I grew up in a farm town.. 'nuff said, right? When I told my family in my later teens that I thought killing animals for food was cruel, I literally got laughed at. I've lost friends because most of…Continue

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Comment by Nicolette Barnes on October 9, 2011 at 3:56am
So, based on your article Don, I am getting enough calories at 1300... (I am definitely not active enough)
Comment by Don Purvis on October 8, 2011 at 4:08pm
Christy, I would also add that if you do feel the need to supplement to NEVER supplement blind. Get a blood test and see IF you're lacking anything at all first. Don't guess. But I would take Don B's advice on eating a variety of fruits first over some powder or pill. The fresher the better and more alive and more nutrients! And have fun with this! Eating isn't a chore; it's fun! :-)
Comment by Christy Stevens on October 8, 2011 at 1:46pm
Thanks for all your wisdom Don. I appreciate it :)
Comment by Christy Stevens on October 8, 2011 at 11:28am
im hoping i can slowly learn the trick of the trade and get to some farmers markets but for now im stuck with the expensive grocery store since im in a small town! thanks for answering back guys!
Comment by Nicolette Barnes on October 8, 2011 at 11:25am

Also, I'm thinking that if money is the issue, you would still be better off buying a few other fruits to eat each day as oposed to any supplements. Try doing your bulk with bananas and salads, but add in maybe a few pieces of other fruits too.Look for sales and you can get some good deals. For example, apples, at least where I live are in peak season, and I just saw a flyer add for 45 cents/lb (where a typical price for this apple is about $1.30/lb)

Also, just for clarification... when people talk about banana "island" or other fruit "islands" on this site, does that just mean that that is the only thing you are eating for a period of time? I can't seem to find where the term is explained... is it an Australian term?

Comment by RunSurfPrayRaw on October 8, 2011 at 11:17am

Christy

I think you will die from boredom not lack of nutrients, banana island is a lonely place beyond a few days ;-) Hopefully you can find some reasonable melon $5 watermelon goes a looonng way

Comment by Christy Stevens on October 8, 2011 at 11:10am
i have a question, i have not a lot of money, so if i eat only bananas and a salad am i getting enough nutrients even though im not changing up my fruits. Should i take a supplement?
Comment by Nicolette Barnes on October 8, 2011 at 9:37am
ahah AMEN to that VeganPheonix!!
Comment by PhoenixWay on October 8, 2011 at 9:29am
Good for you.  I understand "getting mad" but it doesn't help, does it really?  Learning to be healtheir is about learning to love ourselves more, which includes patience, kindness, and forgiveness.  MO CAWWBS!  MO LUVVV!!!
Comment by Nicolette Barnes on October 8, 2011 at 9:08am
Oh, and your advice to 'be patient' is VERY GOOD. I think when I try to push myself too hard too fast, I am not as efficient in the long run at achieving my goals.
 

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