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I tried to be vegan but...

I've been hearing this a lot lately. People trying to become vegan/vegetarian but they just felt weak/lightheaded/depressed etc when they tried so they switched back. 

It's kind of pissing me off. When I made the transition I felt better than ever. Everyone else I know who has become vegetarian/vegan and stayed that way has said that they felt amazing. I just feel like their minds are simply creating excuses to go back to cruelty eating. 

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Added by Riela Molinuevo on December 19, 2011 at 8:00am — 9 Comments

A response to my well meaning friends who are urging me to eat animal products

  • "A response to my well meaning friends who are urging me to eat animal products:

  Thank you for your concern. I know you mean well, and I'm grateful that you have reached out. But there are a HUGE number of factors that you are not aware of in regards to my current situation and emotional health. Be careful of making diagnoses without a complete understanding of the the body, mind and the…

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Added by elena on December 18, 2011 at 4:19am — No Comments

Off to a Slow Start.

So basically, as soon as I made this account, I had to take a temporary hiatus. I was on bed rest for about a month & wasn't able to go shopping in order to eat right. In that time, the little baby in my belly got really big. I started noticing a decrease in my appetite & a lot of nausea no matter what I ate. Once I was able to start eating right, there wasn't enough room for a whole meal of fruit (all of my organs are being squished). It would be near impossible for me to get enough…

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Added by Sidnee Love on December 17, 2011 at 4:02am — 3 Comments

Drinking fire? Been there done that

Me vs. Lemon Ginger Blast

K.O.

I lost.

The spicy sour groove of the Lemon Ginger blast pulled a right hook on me. …

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Added by Riela Molinuevo on December 14, 2011 at 10:47am — 2 Comments

An inspirational story about Percy Cerutty

Before today I had no idea who this person was... Percy Cerutty. But today I ve  read a topic on HCRV personalities who practiced this life style for more than 10 years and I've read a story about Percy.

wow! amazing man. well, i was always fascinated by eccentric persons, but he is more than just that. I'd like to know more about him or read his books. I suppose many of them are about running as he revolutionized it and I am not a runner , but anyway I would be very much…

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Added by elena on December 14, 2011 at 3:16am — No Comments

OK, Contrary to popular opinion, I DO have feelings.

This has been bothering me since last week. I am now known as the "fruit girl" in my school since I can always be seen carrying a ton of fruit with me wherever I go. Everyone in my Chem class knows that I am a raw vegan and is fascinated by it. They love asking me questions about it.

Then the other day I brought about a kilo of tangerines to my class. Of course some everyone asked me if I was going to eat them all. When I…

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Added by Riela Molinuevo on December 12, 2011 at 12:20pm — 6 Comments

Protein Myth. Do plants have enough protein?

this topic was discussed  many, many times, but I have a habit to do a research on my own :) just to know more about an issue and at the same time to go on with my education ;)

The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends that we obtain 5% of our calories from protein. This would mean that if you were a man burning 3000 calories per day, you would need 38 grams of protein.…

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Added by elena on December 9, 2011 at 8:37pm — 3 Comments

Raw Food Shopping on a Tight Budget!

Raw Food Shopping on a TIGHT budget!

Some awesome grocery store markdowns in this post. There are bargains out there!

Added by evilday on December 9, 2011 at 4:15pm — No Comments

Earthings, pets, transitioning, and lots of food

Just watched what I could of Earthlings with my husband. I asked him what he thought of the movie. He said "I think it's all about the shock factor! They didn't need to see all that! We already know about this." I stated that that was exactly the point. Of course they wanna show us the bad side. I am glad they did too...because for the first time I realized the scale of the speciesism. I mean I knew that…

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Added by YourSugaBumps on December 8, 2011 at 1:30pm — 3 Comments

Big meals vs small meals

I've found this to be very interesting and informative  reply from Adam in this topic ( which has another Adam's  replies, highly recommended)

For me, it very much depends on my activity levels and what specific foods I am eating. Generally speaking, I do feel better eating more frequent…

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Added by elena on December 7, 2011 at 7:28pm — 1 Comment

Fruit Parties...Oh My!

I can't believe I went to my first official fruit party this past Sunday and met with local 30badders for the first time!

Coincidentally, the fruit parties in my house have been super exciting lately.  Its kinda a tradition I started last year with my 10 y.o. sister-in-law and my 4-year-old daughter and I eating fruit before bed and just being super silly with it... making the peels into playthings, making silly faces. 

My sister-in-law lives in San Diego and we…

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Added by Mera/Feather Story on December 7, 2011 at 10:00am — No Comments

Life is Beautiful

I am so happy and thankful for everything I have. Just the fact that I am alive with loving and caring parents and am able to be a part of this world, to be able to love others and be loved in return. To be able to tell others how much I love them. To be able to grow and learn something new each and every day. To be able to breath. To be able to run. To be able to feel. To be able to see. To be able to hear. To be able to smell. To have food to eat. To have an education. To be able to…

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Added by Riela Molinuevo on December 5, 2011 at 4:02am — 2 Comments

Are raw food/ nutrition certifications worth it?

(This is in additiion to my reply to a question about the INN certification course.  I can't find it even though I entered my comment just under an hour ago.. sorry to mix this up...)

PS

I met Jack Morse (the gent who brought Walt Disney public, among other things). I was just staring out and was hired to install an elaborate custom home gym in one of his houses. I had what I called "Long Island's First (and only to this day 25 years later) Educational Fitness Store" It…

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Added by Chris Califano on December 2, 2011 at 10:42am — 8 Comments

Fruit themed Jewelry. Updates on a new line coming to my ETSY store!

Hey guys,

 

I've only got one piece listed so far in my new collection of fruit & raw lifestyle inspired jewelry sold within my ETSY store www.gypsyaffairs.etsy.com

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Added by melissa jackson on December 2, 2011 at 9:18am — 4 Comments

WORST GREEN DRINK EVER

IDK what to do. I made a quart (yes a quart) of my own invented green drink for dinner. I wasn't thinking while I was making it. I put an entire tray of asparagus in there. Don't follow my example. I can barely stomach it. And I LOVE green drinks.

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Added by Riela Molinuevo on November 29, 2011 at 12:00pm — 10 Comments

SALT damages our body!!!

  Well, I'd like to share with you guys what happens when  we dont eat enough greens, as I think my cravings for salt yesterday evening was due to lack of greens in my diet these days.

 

Mostly I 've eaten sweet fruits this week, but yesterday after eating apples in the evening I felt as if I…

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Added by elena on November 26, 2011 at 5:53pm — 3 Comments

Raw Vegan Hangout Time

As a 20 year old college student, you'd think that I'd be looking forward to turning 21 in this next month to drink and party until I can't remember my own. HA. as if. I'm getting really tired of going to parties and just being the guy there that's not having any "fun", cause theyre right, Im not. So, I made a solution, I just won't go, and I don't anymore. But the problem with that is that my friends are those people, people who I grew up with and met through school, without them, I really…

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Added by Wynter Sean Griffing on November 26, 2011 at 4:57am — 3 Comments

How to ripen fruits faster? (solution)

Easy, just put them in a closed brown bag or newspaper and wrapped them up. Give it 24 hours and your good, you'll see the difference. This is of course, if you live in the city and supermarkets provide you with green bananas and hard avocados.

This routine is an old one that we Hispanics from the Caribbean use a lot to ripen our fruits. I learned this from my father when I was younger.

Just wanted to share this ;)

 

(see the picture, those bananas weren't ready,…

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Added by JM on November 23, 2011 at 4:44pm — 8 Comments

Rough times help you realize a LOT! <3

Hello Fruity Booty's!! i know i havent blogged in about 12 days, i was really struggling with my diet and stress levels with school, a lot of not so good news was happening and i was also having the hardest time getting back on track.  I know that all of that happened for a reason, to show me that i ultimately feel the best eating 811rv, and i am happily back on track as of today.  I was really struggling, really bad.  I'm honest.  I wouldnt ever say anything that isnt true on a blog here,…

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Added by Jennelle LeMoine on November 23, 2011 at 2:00pm — 5 Comments

TODAY = VICTORY

I am feeling accomplished today.

 

I promoted veganism today. In my AP Chem class, since today was the last day of school for the week, my professor decided to give us a much deserved break -- we cooked food in our class. My group already knew that I was vegan, so they were kind enough to consider cooking something vegan. We talked about what to make and I suggested fruit kabobs. They didn't have many ideas, but they wanted to go do puppy chow (something really unhealthy, but…

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Added by Riela Molinuevo on November 23, 2011 at 8:00am — 11 Comments

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