I'm going to spend some more time following Dr. Neal Barnard's Reversing Diabetes book before I go entirely raw. My bloodwork has come back as "non diabetic" the last few times I've had it done but I don't want to screw myself up by rushing too quickly into a total raw diet.
I currently eat 90% or so raw and will continue using fruit and sweet potatoes as my main carbs but I don't really want to take any risks without my Doctor's support (she is really forward thinking and is…Continue
So I've managed to stay true to my vegan pledge aside from a few slip ups (like not knowing that weirdos put casein in soy cheese or, getting mad and eating a greasy pizza one day) but I've still made really big changes and I'm ready to work toward going completely raw now.
When I first starting eating a plant based diet I was around 90% raw and I felt cold/chilled all of the time. Even on a super warm day my teeth would chatter in the smallest breeze and I got sick of it and…Continue
This is officially my first day of pre-meditated vegan eating in many years. I have been following what I like to call a "mostly macrobiotic" diet since November 2011 and have just recently hit a point where I feel it's time to take the plunge into veganism.
I am not going to go into a ton of detail about my past relationship with food aside from stating that I have been vegetarian and vegan in the past and that a vegan and mainly raw lifestyle really does do hand-in-hand…Continue