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Posts from — September 2010

Check Out the Book that Convinced Me to Go Raw

Back in 2007, I was really struggling with my health.  I was anemic, which meant that I was constantly fatigued even with a full night’s sleep. I experienced pains in my muscles and joints, especially my knees. I suffered from restless leg syndrome, an obnoxious condition that makes it almost impossible to get to bed at night. And I was […]

September 29, 2010   1 Comment

Mercola Says a Vegan Diet Is Not for Everyone (Part I)

In a recent article called Angelina Jolie – The Mistake that Almost Killed Her, Dr. Joseph Mercola of mercola.com, a very well-known natural health website, uses actress Angelina Jolie’s comment that a vegan diet “nearly killed” her and that she was “not getting enough nutrition” to conclude that a vegetarian/vegan diet is not for everyone. […]

September 27, 2010   7 Comments

My First Visit to a Raw Food Restaurant (Part II)

As promised, here’s Part II of my experience at my very first raw food restaurant. For Part I, click here. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=11yGaaI5qa0[/youtube] As grand as it was being in Ventura with my family, it’s so great to be back at home and back to eating low fat raw vegan fare.  I actually gained almost 5 pounds […]

September 24, 2010   45 Comments

4 Signs You Have Not Eaten Enough Fruit on a Raw Food Diet

What’s the most common question I receive about going raw and being fit, you ask? That’s easy.  The most common question I get is… “How do I get rid of cravings?!” Yep, it’s all about cooked food cravings, cravings for savory, salty, sugary, starchy, and fatty.  You name it, I’ve heard it. And no matter […]

September 22, 2010   2 Comments

My First Visit to a Raw Food Restaurant (Part I)

During my wonderful week in paradise (that is to say, Ventura, California), my family and I had dinner at Juliano’s Raw (aka Planet Raw) in Santa Monica. After almost 3 years since first embarking on a low fat, high fruit raw vegan diet, this was my very first visit to a raw restaurant. Here’s a little […]

September 20, 2010   19 Comments