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My journey to this lifestyle has been a long one...ever since I was a child I flirted with the idea of vegetarianism. I had an aversion toward meat and I pleaded for my parents to allow me to become vegetarian (more than a few times, haha). When I was 16 years old, I ventured off to Europe for a few weeks to visit my dearest aunt and uncle--whom were both vegetarians! There, I realized the practicality and sustainability of a veggie lifestyle. I returned home...and haven't eaten meat since. It took me about 8 years to transition over to a high carb, low-fat, (mostly) raw vegan lifestyle (which I've fully embraced and have been relishing in since summer!). I have a passion for health and nutrition; I've studied nutrition and dietetics in the past, but decided that route wasn't for me--I simply do not agree with Western nutritional logic...if it can even be called, "logic"...I've done a lot of research and am continually learning and experiencing for myself the critical healthfulness of this lifestyle!
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Please tell us about your dietary inclinations:
I'm HCRV already
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no & keen to connect
My favourite books/movies/authors/pastimes are....
I love reading...particularly non-fiction :). I enjoy many titles written by anthropologists, Richard Dawkins and Ernest Mayr. Other notables: Open Heart, Clear Mind by Thubten Chodron and The Universe in a Single Atom by the Dalai Lama. Oh, and of course: The China Study, Whole, The 80/10/10 Diet, and The Starch Solution. Reading aside, I also enjoy practicing yoga, going on long, early morning walks, hiking, and traveling!
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I would just like to connect with like-minded people and be apart of the HCRV community! :)
30bad is a fruit-focused vegan internet community which promotes a high carb fruit based vegan lifestyle free of any animal products. Our forum does not tolerate encouragement of anything contrary to this. Nor do we allow endorsement of non-vegan items or practises which involve the imprisonment, exploitation, abuse or murder of sentient beings. We also require our members to post with proper netiquette. Therefore, please indicate your intention:
I will comply because I like totally agree with all this
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To get started. Be sure to note food, calorie, water, sleep recommendations and log (can use www.cronometer.com or similar) your food/drink intake, at least for the first few months to get used to what you need to eat to stay on target calorie wise as well as macronutrient (carbs:fat:protein) wise. Even if someone is a long time, established, raw vegan, it is possible to discover some things using "hard-data"; spot trends, be able to make good adjustments, that might not be possible otherwise.