30 Bananas a Day!

Ben Nana
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need blood work recommendation

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mini Rawvegan Aug 14, 2011. 5 Replies

My mother says she'll stop giving me grief about my diet if I get blood work done and everything comes back OK.  The few sites I've seen online have a wide array of tests, some that include certain…Continue

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High-fiber foods and nutrient absorption

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ben Jun 21, 2011. 1 Reply

I've had this thought before, but I became reminded of it while reading Dr. Graham's "Grain Damage": will high-fiber fruits/veggies lead to poor absorption of nutrients, due to moving through the…Continue

Tags: absorption, nutrients, vegetables, fruits, fiber

Can raw food make you faster?

Started Jun 13, 2011 0 Replies

This caption is on the July 2011 issue of Running Fitness magazine. The article is an interview with Tim VanOrden. I found it interesting that he…Continue

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need advice for transporting bananas

Started this discussion. Last reply by ednshell Jun 18, 2011. 9 Replies

When I go to work, I usually take 20+ bananas (as 4 or 5 bunches) with me in a plastic grocery bag. Inevitably, a few will be ripped off their stems, get bruised, and start browning and getting…Continue

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Our community would be delighted to know you better. Please tell us more about yourself and what brought you to 30BaD. Detailed responses will only be accepted (feel free to reapply with more detail if at first not approved as a member). We suggest you pick a name other than your own if you want to maintain anonymity.
I am interested in learning as much as possible about nutrition, in order to maintain good health and live as long as possible. I also want my family to adopt healthier eating habits. While I am 100% vegan, it is tough to be 100% raw with 2 little kids and a wife who is big on tradition (i.e., not apt to change).
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My wife doesn't believe anything I say unless she reads/hears it herself from a 3rd party. She is trying to lose ~15 pounds, and she refuses to go vegan and give up the treats (junk food) she likes, despite the success I have had (lost over 20 lbs in 2 years). I also have a hard time keeping her and other family members from providing junk food to our kids.
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At 1:00am on March 14, 2012, the Phenomenal Lauren G said…

Have a Happy Birthday! Here's the cake! More Love to You Lovie! Hoping you have love and joy with you today! :)

At 8:59am on August 31, 2011, Sylvie said…

Thanks for the compliment, Ben :)

Self portraits are such a fun thing to do. You should try it too :)))

At 5:34am on July 3, 2011, Mango Mama said…
Hi Ben, thanks for your encouraging comment - I'm looking forward to sharing the good news with you and hopefully encourage more ppl to go the LFRV way. Blessings to you ;)
At 3:34pm on May 30, 2011, Windlord said…

Sweet, hadn't even thought of that!  I even saw a YT vid for a do-it-yourself job...

At 5:44am on May 27, 2011, Windlord said…

Ben, just read you post about your sedentary job, and had a thought you might consider.

I learned from a yoga expert that sitting is 4x more compressive to the spine than standing, so you're right that sitting is not ideal long-term. 

Have you seen those standing desks?  This might work at home for you, and perhaps even if you can get one into your office.


At 10:31am on May 24, 2011, Adi ♥ said…
yes exactly:) it's way better than even cooked pasta sauce... even the SAD'ers in my house love this stuff now :)
At 12:12pm on March 20, 2011, MarkAngelo Cummings said…
I don't think it would make a difference if it were fresh, the smell is a turn off. My house still stinks, I had to throw out the remainder, and it still stinks in here. I coulnt ever go through an experience like that one again I had. It was like eating rotten onions, yuk, and the price to eat something so horrifying,lol.
At 2:40pm on December 6, 2010, Ryan Menzies said…
Haha. when I moved here, I never tried any of the BBQ or any of all that hype, but I see the addicts everywhere. I can imagine it must be tough because people around here describe good BBQ as heroin addicts describe their high.
At 4:31am on December 2, 2010, susan shaw said…
hi, ben shaw! i signed us up today on http://www.farmhousedelivery.com/ and we should start receiving a bushel of fresh seasonal produce every other week.


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