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Strategies to prevent under eating on HCRV


Strategies to prevent under eating on HCRV

A place to share ideas and strategies to prevent undereating on fruit so we all stay 100% raw!!

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How much fruit i eat in a day...

I got a bit shy towards the end of this vid...you can clearly see how much fruit i eat though!

Discussion Forum

Do females need overt fats on 80/10/10

Started by Brianna Leigh. Last reply by Kara Feb 5. 15 Replies

Im not sure whether we have to include overt fats such as nuts seeds and avocado, what do ya'll think?  Someone told me that we as females need extra fat to produce estrogen, otherwise our testosterone goes way up-yikes.  Also for our monthly…Continue

Tags: estrogen, testosterone, cycle, menstrual, female

It's the end of the day and you've undereaten...what do YOU do?

Started by Missy B. Last reply by Rebbie Aug 10, 2014. 27 Replies

I know what I did, and it was truly an act of desperation (Realized that I hadn't eaten yet at around 2 pm, was at less than a thousand calories by 8 pm). What do you guys do when you're in the same situation?


Started by Jem. Last reply by Jogang May 16, 2014. 27 Replies

I was doing the 30 bananas day 811 approach where I would try eat at least 2500 calories of fruit a day. But I gained 10 lbs! Super stressful.I just finished reading Dr.Grahams 80/10/10 diet book and he says for someone my sex(F) and weight(140)…Continue

Black mold in dates & allergic reaction?

Started by Sasha. Last reply by Michael Feb 10, 2014. 9 Replies

This morning I was eating a whole bunch of different dates, and in a Deglet Noor date i bit into, I saw black mold like in this picture: …Continue

Tags: allergic, mold, dates

Distilled Water

Started by Nicholas Perry. Last reply by Lisa Dee Jun 10, 2013. 5 Replies

Hi Raw Vegan Friends,I live in the Washington DC area and our water supply contains Fluoride. I would love to purchase a water distiller machine, but I'm having trouble finding one with GLASS parts (and one that is relatively portable and…Continue

Help me choose a dehydrator

Started by Hua Pornchokchai. Last reply by Chris R. May 17, 2013. 1 Reply

I'm going to buy a dehydratorso I have more choice to eat:DI heard that  Excalibur is a good oneso I'm thinking of getting one of this …Continue

best permanent places to live for optimal long-term lfrv lifestyle?

Started by Amy, Duchess of Fruitopia. Last reply by Ruby May 8, 2013. 8 Replies

I heard that Thailand or Costa rica is best, your thoughts?

HELP.... I can't stop eating Pistachios

Started by Msdiane Whitedove. Last reply by Iconoclast Mar 16, 2013. 18 Replies

I've really gone nuts for Pistachios....pleeeassse heeelp.  I'm doing really good with all the fruits, but I can't seem to leave the Pistachios alone. I can't just throw a whole bag out. I'm outta control.Continue

olives & pickles

Started by Jem. Last reply by Elisheba Dec 17, 2012. 12 Replies

I have always been in LOVE with green olives and pickles.. How bad is it to continue eating these on the HCLFV lifestyle?Thanks!!Continue

Dates and Bananas question

Started by Rawlicious Nurse. Last reply by Steph Jul 29, 2012. 2 Replies

Hello HCRV lovers!I've been For the past 2 days I've increased my intake of bananas and dates. Yesterday I ate 14 bananas and 10 dates. I usually limit myself to 5-6 bananas on average and 3-5dates on average because I like variety of fruit. I dont…Continue

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Comment by Fruit Curls on December 16, 2011 at 5:58am

Laura I have the same thing going on with bananas.   They were too ripe and didn't appeal to me at all, I was forcing them down.   I could probably eat them in a nice cold smoothie though.

Comment by Laura Hills on December 16, 2011 at 2:46am

so i found it really hard yesterday to stick to LFRV - i babysit and they have ALL of the junk food and garbage i LOVE - american cheese slices - chips - bread etc. i ended up breaking down and eating bread with brown mustard - even though i had perfectly ripe bananas and i had 6 of them while i babysat i couldn't eat them anymore i felt i was choking them down literally gagging to eat bananas - whats up with this?

Comment by Danielle on December 13, 2011 at 4:07pm

Thank you for the reassurance. Exnto! No dieting for me! My weights generally stable, so I am content with that.

@Lekoma....yes, quiet time. I seem to forget about that......thankyou for reminding me.

Comment by George Schwartz on December 13, 2011 at 1:16am

Hey Danielle! You are definitely not wasting the Earth's resources by eating a lot of fruit. Quite on the contrary, actually. You are contributing to the reforestation of the planet by eating high amounts of fruit. The more demand for fruit there is, the more fruit trees farmers will plant. =D

Comment by Danielle on December 10, 2011 at 9:16am

Is it possible to eat too much fruit/greens?

I think I may have been eating more fruit than I may need.

I have just got into the Chromatic and noting my food for a couple of weeks now, I haven’t changed a thing about my diet at all.  I am eating an average of around 4,000cals per day!!!

I am female, 34years old, and exceptionally fit and healthy (a lifetime vegan helps!) I am of average weight and more muscle and strength than any woman I know. I don’t overeat, I eat a LOT!

I am blessed with intuitive eating in that I get generally 100% of my daily nutrient needs..often time a lot more vitamins and minerals than expected....that's great.

I train a lot, and hard, I lift weights, do bar athletics, dance and yoga, ride my bike etc, so my weight’s stable. I was surprised that I was eating so much cals! My energy’s stable throughout the day and generally I feel fantastico!!

So, is this possible? I eat like a gorilla!! I AM a gorilla!!  I feel I was born to be LFRV, yet, don't believe 'dieting' is good for me......what to do? Or is it really of no concern? Am I just wasting the earth resources of making more fruit unnecessarily for me?


Comment by punchxyka on October 12, 2011 at 7:48pm

Medjool dates - when I'll have more money.

I'm storing some apples with bananas now to ripe them faster.

And yesterday I found out, brown spots are not so important sign of ripeness.. Two bananas with just a few spots, fall of the stalk easily and, fibers were not present and bananas were sweet. 

Comment by Cici on October 12, 2011 at 6:35pm

I cannot believe I've actually gone for 12 days with NO fat whatsoever! I'm so proud of myself ... It's been a longtime goal ... been juicing ... I realize that's not quite what this thread is about, but still. And I HAVE been very inspired lately by Freelea's and Durianrider's youtube's ...


It helped me keep going. I added fruit juices today for more calories because I was doing so much green juice I was getting overly fatigued while working long hours.


I just am really glad to give my body the break from all the fats I was doing forEVER! Yay :-)

Comment by Mark Hovila on October 12, 2011 at 3:48am
When bananas are not ripe, you can eat Medjool dates, about 66 calories each (24 g). I frequently add two or three to my smoothies.
Comment by SamiR on October 11, 2011 at 8:02pm

@ punchxyka

you can store some ripe fruit in the freezer, and try to make smoothies, it's easier to get enough calories in ;)

Comment by punchxyka on October 11, 2011 at 6:49pm

We don't have sweet potatoes in stores. :( So I can cook white potatoes then?

I'm buying bananas almost everyday. Today I have none of them ripe.. :(


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