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The difference between cooked vs raw foods

Well, when I first embarked on a raw foods diet I was a bit upset at the fact that I could only eat wet foods. Now I see it as the only thing I want. I see dry cooked foods now and I can't believe I once loved them. Yeah, of course some of them are still good, but just recently when I had some, not only did they smell so much better than they tasted, but my tongue felt burned by the heat and my mouth felt as though there was cotton in it.

I was not a happy girl. My thirst was insane and…

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Added by Victoria on December 24, 2011 at 12:30am — 2 Comments

Cool stuff happening!

Today I've finally found found swiss chard in the city! It was pretty cheap which is good, I thought it'd be sold for much higher price, especially at the place I bought it. So I came home and ate around 100g of those purple leaves . I remembered the taste - I might have eaten it at some restaurant years before. Pretty tasty, wouldn't say I'd eat much of it but cool anyway. And that's where interesting thing happened! I suddenly felt some easiness in my left nostril, like I haven't felt for…

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Added by Yauzich on December 23, 2011 at 11:57pm — No Comments

Day 6 - the walk through the food court

So I was made for this LFRV thing apparently...I LOVE my blendtec blender...posted recipes I came up with today:

Ben & Fairy's Ice Cream

http://www.30bananasaday.com/group/rawrecipeshaveanyadd/forum/topics/ben-fairy-s-ice-cream

Mellow Vegi…

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Added by Bradley Fish on December 23, 2011 at 2:55pm — 1 Comment

Anniversary and goals - with pic

Today is my tenth anniversary! 

Back then I was 150 pounds which is the lightest I've been in my adult life.  Right now I'm about 180.  So my goal for now is to get back to my wedding weight.  You can see that even then I could stand to lose another 20 pounds or so.  So we shall see what happens after I…

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Added by Traci on December 23, 2011 at 2:55am — 3 Comments

Leaving

I'm going to be leaving the country tomorrow, and I won't have internet until I come back.

I might not get back on for a while even when I do get back home. 

Need to get my priorities straight. 

Love you all. Really, I do. 

Added by Riela Molinuevo on December 23, 2011 at 2:34am — 2 Comments

My first 811 day (will be updating as the day progresses)

Wake up: noon (highly unusual for me.. Usually I wake up at 5am)

13:00 - 16 strawberries, 5 dates, 1 cup of water, all blended together into sweet soup. I wanted to add some bananas too but the ones my mother purchased are so unripe they don't even peel.

Added by Shery on December 22, 2011 at 9:10pm — 2 Comments

5 Days 100% LFRV'in it! Stream of consciousness...

F*ck, I feel good. Full of energy, full of life. I want to be, please, reminded of this if I ever start even considering giving into my cravings for pizza, and the resulting sleep binge afterwards. I feel fortunate compared to a lot of the folks on this site. Many have had real digestive issues and other crazy diseases they had to battle. I've 'just' been overweight...but it came to enough of a head in my conscience and health...

I'm doing a 30 day trial that I sincerely hope…

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Added by Bradley Fish on December 22, 2011 at 6:40pm — 1 Comment

Kicking the salty food / chips habit

Ever since I got serious about LFRV maybe 6-8 months ago, I've had cravings for the same kinds of foods over and over.  It's stuff I didn't even think I was even remotely addicted to, either.  But it's funny when you take things away, what stuff you realized you were addicted to.  I've cut out A LOT, but I still have a ways to go.

My biggest weakness by FAR has been salty foods.  As soon as I started eating lots of fruit I lost all desire for typical sweets.  I was able to…

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Added by Iron Clad Ben on December 22, 2011 at 12:16pm — 8 Comments

Shedding Weight

So I've been on a high fruit diet and it's been an amazing experience thus far. I'm diabetic and at first I was scared to do such a thing. But I learned the proper way to do it. In my experience when I eat mostly all fruits my blood sugars have been within range. I learned that fructose is the only sugar that doesn't need insulin to break into the cell wall.

With this in mind I try to eat only fruits I notice that when i add any vegetable it not only raises my blood sugar but it stays…

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Added by Chocolate Sapote on December 22, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments

P***** off? Eat more fruit.

It's amazing how much hunger affects mood, more so than I ever had realized before I came to this lifestyle. On days when I haven't eaten enough I'll find that I'm usually somewhat depressed to just plain out angry at the world. At the back of my mind, I try and tell myself "Eat more fruit! You'll feel sooo much better, Michelle!" but I hardly ever want to hear that when I'm upset. Sure enough, though, give me a banana smoothie, and 15 minutes later I'm feelin' on top of the world. 

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Added by Michelle N on December 22, 2011 at 5:30am — 1 Comment

Feeling down?

Added by Glow on December 22, 2011 at 3:30am — No Comments

Adrenaline Food

Why stick to a high carb diet?

Adrenaline.

What?  You might ask.  You read correctly.

The human body naturally runs on carbohydrates.  The pancreas secretes insulin and passes the carbs along to…

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Added by Jules on December 22, 2011 at 2:36am — No Comments

the million-th first day of the rest of my life

Tomorrow i am taking charge, i am sick and tiried of being sick, in pain and feel out of control in my own body and mind. 

I did 34 amazing days 100% raw vegan, and i had one bite of a roasted vegetables and lost control.... for the last 2 months. The thing about losing control and binging is that i hide it in my room in my car, places that no one sees. but EVERYONE sees the 15lbs i have gainied, my feelings  change, i wear baggie clothes and they see me not living up to what i…

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Added by Emily Rose on December 21, 2011 at 1:41pm — 3 Comments

Some Norwegian Parents wants their kids on low carb

In Norway we have something called SFO where kids can stay before and after school. Now some parents wants their kids to get low carb (primal diet) on SFO.

here is a google translate of the article since I'm lazy today

Parents wannt low carb in the SFO

Sande (AP) …

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Added by Glow on December 21, 2011 at 1:30pm — 3 Comments

Apple-Fig Spaghetti

http://gastrawnomica.com/2011/12/21/apple-fig-pasta/

GREEEEEEAT recipe! If you're tired of eating pasta with tomato dressing all the time try this! A recipe I created a few days ago and it was a hit! Watch the video too! Let me know if you like it and what you think! :)

Added by Priscilla on December 21, 2011 at 12:29pm — No Comments

the most wonderful time of the year...

(dis) agree ?! Introspection. resolutions, new goals, focus, projects & ambition time ?!

In Costa Rica the fruit abundance is like at it's "peak" ; malagenia oranges (limited availability), manzana de agua, starfruit, jackfruit (sweet blissful heavenly delights), pineapples, papaya, coconuts (all year round), banana manzana, cuadrado bananas, felipitas bananos, platonos (plantains yes ripe & organic a perfectly raw feast !!).

 

 

Added by carine martine on December 21, 2011 at 12:00pm — 3 Comments

Please Help: Got a big blog post coming up at Underground Wellness

Hola muchachos

 

Tengo una new blog post coming up at Sean Croxton's underground wellness site and I could really use some help with my website:

 

1 Making it look better

2 Getting more testimonials

3 More Facebook Likes

 

If you can help with any of that please comment or message me or call me 650 265 1776

 

In return, depending on help I will send you e-book, audio…

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Added by David on December 21, 2011 at 12:00pm — 2 Comments

Difficult

Seems really difficult for me to stay raw this time.    I have been drinking orange juice in the am's (1/2 gallon)... maybe it's the juice ?    I mean... perhaps all of the fiber I miss leaves me wanting more ??

Added by RawDad on December 21, 2011 at 11:18am — 5 Comments

Difficult

Seems really difficult for me to stay raw this time.    I have been drinking orange juice in the am's (1/2 gallon)... maybe it's the juice ?    I mean... perhaps all of the fiber I miss leaves me wanting more ??

Added by RawDad on December 21, 2011 at 11:18am — No Comments

Raw food combining.

As a relatively new raw-foodie (within the last year) I have let my attention to food combining slide in an effort to ingest sufficient calories.  Now that this experience with eating only raw food is coming into balance I am looking at how to fine tune the diet with balanced food combining.  Here is a link to a site with a nice simple breakdown of raw food combining: …

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Added by Zeba Santiaga on December 21, 2011 at 10:03am — No Comments

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