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Carbs vs. fat: it does matter!

This post is a response to the article Carbs vs. fat – which is the real devil? by fellow vegan blogger Tobias Sjösten. He offers the other side of the coin to my post from Monday, Low carb diets never work. In Low carb diets never work, my argument was that low carb diets aren’t sustainable for…

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Low carb diets never work.

I understand that people want to lose weight and be lean. I also understand that it’s common knowledge that carbs should be avoided for weight loss. Unfortunately, the prevailing opinion about carbohydrates couldn’t be further from the truth. I’ve mentioned this before (many times, hope you aren’t tired of hearing it!), but eating carbs will…

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High carb low fat basics

Since this post is so popular, I’ve created a page with the same name: High Carb Low Fat Basics. I’ll no longer update this post, so please check out the new page as it has the most current information regarding my eating habits. Thanks! Today I had the pleasure of answering a few questions about…

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HCLF is best for weight loss

Is it really possible to lose weight in a healthy way without restricting calories? Yes, it is! The secret to all this isn’t really a secret at all: eat nutritious food and stay active. The easiest way to do this is to eat high carb low fat (HCLF). The three main components to this lifestyle…

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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…