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  1. Diets & Losing Weight
    Hello I want to transition to vegan coming from a background of losing a ton of weight from paleo in a short amount of time but regaining from binge eating because it was not sustainable. My question is I read starch solution and tried to follow it and I'm always hungry but when I was eating...
  2. New Member Introductions
    Hi all, I found this forum last year and then promptly forgot it. I'm so glad I found it again. I started out trying to be totally vegan in April 2016. I was overweight when I started, but have continued to lose weight even when I don't need to anymore, approx 40 lbs. I want to stop here...
  3. Transitioning to Vegetarian
    Hey people! Bit of background about me. I have recently turned vegetarian (about 6 motnhs ago) It has been great. I feel healthier, less bloated and more energized. My only concern is that in my last blood test my iron, folic acid and vit D have dropped. I have done the transition without any...
  4. General Food Discussions
    I recently purchased an Omega 8006 masticating juicer. I'm interested in incorporating fresh juice in my diet in an attempt to gain weight rather than relying on soda or commercially available juices. I'm currently borderline underweight with a BMI around 18-19. I realize that most people use...
  5. Diets & Losing Weight
    I went through the flexitarian stage a long while back. During that time I was eating mostly clean vegan with the occasional junk food and animal products in my diet. During that time, I lost 20lbs with no exercise. My caloric intake was roughly what it is now. About year ago I went vegan. At...
  6. Diets & Losing Weight
    Hello everyone! Kelly recently made a video talking about her weight loss after going vegan, just wanted to share it to the forum in case anyone finds it useful! I know there are a lot of people who struggle with their weight even after transitioning to a plant-based diet, so if you have any...
  7. Diets & Losing Weight
    Hi all! I'm wondering if I could possibly get some advice from people who have been where I am currently. I have been vegan for a bit over a year and I first started out on the Raw Til 4 type diet with lots of fruit and starches at night and I gained about 10 pounds in under 6 months. I then...
  8. Diets & Losing Weight
    I am at the higher end of a healthy weight, and want to lose about 10-15 lbs. I used to be obese (which I lost just by cutting out processed foods). At one point I was about 20 lbs lighter than I am now, but I put it back on. To maintain that weight, I would have had to diet for the rest of my...
  9. General Food Discussions
    Hello I'm not sure if this has been discussed already, I don't know how to search the forum without clicking through every page but is anyone doing the Starch Solution? I've heard great things about it and I heard it's more effective for weight loss than Raw til 4, just wondered if anyone...
  10. Transitioning to Raw
    trigger warning, may affect those who have experianced eating disorders. My relationship with food is very complicated and I think things are getting unhealthy again so I really appreciate anyone who reads and responds to this. I started tring to eat raw a month ago, becuase I have had some...
  11. Vegetarian & Vegan Cookbooks
    Here are some handy recipe plan books for those transitioning to veganism that are currently free* or under $3. *Free if you use Kindle Unlimited More information here. Vegan Diet for Beginners: Complete Start Guide Vegan: The Vegan Diet for Beginners: Start Your Ideal 21-days Vegan Diet...
  12. New Member Introductions
    So, hi, I've decided to try spending one month as a vegetarian, as more of health purposes and weight loss, I want to know if it is normal/possible to lose weight by eating a vegetarian diet, I would like to know any good tips and recipes for the next month. I know that soy products, soy meat...
  13. General Health Discussion
    I'm 25, 5'8'' and am currently 135lb. I've been vegetarian for about four years with no problems. Supplemented with B12, Iron, DHA and Zinc. Last fall I entered a sedentary job and started gaining a bit of weight so I opted to work out and eat better. I started exercising regularly and eating...
  14. New Member Introductions
    Old Guy been mostly Vegan, a little fish now & then, for over 2 years now. Total cholesterol down 120 pts and feel GREAT! Have discovered you can be a fat Vegan though, it just tastes Sooooo Good! Looking to lose 20 lbs in the next year by minding my portions and being more true to the diet.
  15. Diets & Losing Weight
    this is a topic that i feel is pretty intense in our culture. many people associate "health" with "good looks." healthy means "thin." but i really don't think this is necessarily the case at all. aside from the health angle, when it comes to being vegan, how much does how i look really matter...
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