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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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My weight loss with HCLF

I started tracking my weight in Cronometer on Dec. 30, 2014. I weighed 139.5 pounds. This is when I officially started eating high carb low fat. I had researched the HCLF vegan lifestyle before and was ready to give it a solid try with the start of the new year. It’s worth mentioning that this…

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Low carb works, but low fat works better

To clarify the title: low carb might work for short-term weight loss, but high carb low fat works better for the short-term and the long-term. The high carb lifestyle is healthy and doesn’t require calorie counting or restriction for weight loss and management. How do we lose weight? Weight loss comes from a┬ácalorie deficit. A…

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Weight gain as a vegan

I know this is difficult to do, but try not to worry too much about gaining weight. A vegan diet isn’t a panacea for weight loss. Plenty of vegan foods like mock meats and cheeses, cookies, cakes, and ice cream (all the vegan treats, sadly!) are processed and high in fat and salt. Eliminate or…