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What the health: a must-see documentary

Today we were lucky enough to attend a free documentary screening at the University of Dundee. Thanks to Barry for acquiring the film! 🙂 What the Health is a follow-up documentary to Cowspiracy. What the Health focuses on why we should follow a plant-based vegan diet for our health, for the protection of the environment,…

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Diet update! I’m starchy now.

Depending on when you started following this blog or my social media accounts, you might remember that I was eating fully raw last summer while I travelled around Europe. I didn’t just jump into that lifestyle straight away, however. I transitioned to a mostly raw diet after meeting Kuba. I ate primarily raw fruits during…

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Weight gain on 80/10/10

Have you gained weight while eating a high fruit diet? Does this mean fruit is to blame? Or could your weight gain be caused by something else? Several vegans on social media have abandoned the 80/10/10 lifestyle because they claim it caused them to gain weight. This doesn’t make sense. You will not find a…

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Eating well is a form of self-respect

Every day we make decisions concerning the foods we eat. Some foods like whole fruits nourish us and give us energy. Packed full of vitamins, minerals, and water in an easily digestible package, there is absolutely no harm in eating fruit in excess. Other foods like overly fatty processed foods, alcohol, and caffeine in excess…

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Why did I go vegan?

Growing up, fast food was a staple of mine. I kid you not, I ate McDonald’s almost every day. No fast food chain was off limits. KFC, Dairy Queen, Burger King, Taco Bell, Pizza Hut…this was my childhood. While my mom regularly prepared meals from scratch at home, we still ate out often simply because…