September, 2013

10 Best Foods for Healthy Skin

10 Best Foods for Healthy Skin

Surely you have heard the saying, “You are what you eat.”  While you won’t turn into a hot dog just because you eat them, there is some truth to this saying; what you eat affects your health and your appearance, so in essence, you are what you eat. While it’s obvious that your diet affects […]

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McDougall Update and Returning to a Raw Vegan Diet

McDougall Update and Returning to a Raw Vegan Diet

  Update:  I no longer follow a raw vegan, vegan, or vegetarian diet.  (10/13/2014)   I originally started this blog as a raw vegan.  I stopped eating a raw vegan diet because I lost too much weight.  I concluded that a raw vegan diet was not the best diet for me. I spent most of […]

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10 Best Foods That Promote Healthy Hair

10 Best Foods That Promote Healthy Hair

It is not what you put on your hair that makes it healthy, but also what you put in your body that makes for a healthy head of hair. You want to use hair care products that are best for your hair type (normal, oily, dry), but you also need to eat a healthy diet. […]

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Health Facts About Lentils | Slow Cooked Lentil Soup Recipe

Health Facts About Lentils | Slow Cooked Lentil Soup Recipe

Lentils have been around for thousands of years.  There is evidence that they were used in the Bronze Age. Lentils are legumes and do not grow wild.  Lentils are a great source of protein for those who eat a plant-based diet. Did You Know? Lentils are high in protein, second to soybeans.  One cup of […]

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The McDougall Diet Update – Week 5 (August 29 – September 4, 2013)

The McDougall Diet Update – Week 5 (August 29 – September 4, 2013)

Happy Saturday Everyone! This is an update on how the McDougall Diet is going.  I am hanging in here and have no problems sticking with this way of eating. This week I did a some intermittent fasting due to spiritual reasons.  I usually do some fasting, but since following the McDougall Diet, I have not […]

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