Originally Posted by CaptainSwab
I also wonder how long it would take to eat that much lettuce. I ate a bag of lettuce last night and I felt like I was at the table all night.
Man, I KNOW what you mean and a bag of lettuce is only about 4-6 cups max! When my sweetie and I were 100% raw, we'd make huge salads for ourselves (like 6 cups) with mixed lettuces, cucumbers, avocado, chopped cabbage, sprouts, tomatoes, and even those seemed like it took forever to chew and eat. We would actually stop eating because our jaws would get tired. My SO is about 2 feet taller and 180lbs. heavier than what she says she is by the way...
I honestly don't know how anyone can eat 16 cups of lettuce as a meal, really, especialy a tiny person when my giant man with a HUGE appetite and ENORMOUS daily caloric needs could barely get through 6 cups of raw salad or 4 cups of smoothie at separate sittings
Being raw, it was a challenge for him to get in enough calories (without a very high fat diet) and as it was he ate several avocadoes, 3-5 servings of nuts and/or seeds, 2 large chopped salads with tomatoes, cucumbers, seeds, sprouts and more deliciousness, flax crackers, a fruit salad and a smoothie daily and even that was less than enough calories and nutrients for him.