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Five Hardest Things About Being A Vegan

[ReviewAZON name=”esselstyn” id=”100″ display=”inlinepost” asin=”1583333002″ trackingid=”mywebsource1-20″ country=”us” width=”200px” float=”left” imagetop=”10px”]Have you seen the movie-documentary Forks Over Knives?  It is about living on a Vegan diet and becoming heart-healthy.  Two months ago, I started a similar, very strict vegan diet. I am following the Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn diet where you cut out all animal products and oils. This means that you are allowed to have only plant-based foods that don’t contain oil. Zero fat. You would think that this may be one of the items on this list, but it isn’t. The food intake part of the diet is pretty easy, but there are other pitfalls that I’ve come across from being a vegan. Most of them are regarding other people. While the diet works great, putting up with others is often the challenging part…Here are the five hardest things about being a vegan.

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Posted by Jimm - June 20, 2012 at 7:54 pm

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Five Reasons For Being A Vegetarian

vegetarianI never thought I’d be saying this, but my New Year’s Resolution this year was to become a vegetarian.  I loved being a carnivore – beef, chicken, turkey, pork, buffalo, whatever…but then I had a heart attack and started noticing some things.  Every doctor I knew was a vegetarian. Maybe there was something to this.  Well, I did some research and here are the reasons I decided to switch sides of the food pyramid. Read more…

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Posted by Jimm Fowler - January 30, 2010 at 7:46 pm

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