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Posts from — October 2011

Raw Rewind: The Biggest Fat Loss Myth

The following article was originally posted in August of 2009, yet this silly myth is STILL tossed around as fact. Check it out… Watched any new fitness infomercials lately?  I bet most of them went something like this: “BUY THE BRAND NEW SUPER EXTREME AB BLASTER 5000 AND GET RID OF ALL YOUR UNWANTED BODY […]

October 29, 2011   4 Comments

Coconut: Fatty or Fruity?

Raw reader Andrea asks: I also noticed that you didn’t mention anything about coconuts. Would they—with their fat content and nutritional value—be ok with this way of eating? Hopefully you’re aware (as Andrea is) that if you want to thrive on a raw vegan diet, you must consume an abundance of fruit while at the […]

October 22, 2011   7 Comments

Does Fruit Cause Blood Sugar Yo-Yoing?

Raw reader Leslie believes it does: It seems to me, having lots of fruit at Breakfast will send a person’s blood sugar up, then the body will send it back down causing a feeling of hunger. Blood sugar will yo-yo. Seems to me, protein with any meal is a good idea. If you agree that fruit […]

October 16, 2011   6 Comments

Raw Rewind: Don’t Let Raw Food Fear Lead to Inaction

The following is an article that I originally published in 2009. If fear and overwhelm are keeping you from achieving your raw food goals, keep reading… And for even more on dealing with overwhelm and going raw, be sure to check out my recent article on decision fatigue. Nerdage I can’t believe I’m actually saying this out […]

October 6, 2011   5 Comments

The #1 Way to Avoid Decision Fatigue on a Raw Food Diet

I recently received an email from raw reader Caryn with a link to this New York Times article on decision fatigue. She also suggested that I post an article about it with regards to raw foods, so that’s what I’m doing. Great suggestion, Caryn! What’s Decision Fatigue? According to the author, decision fatigue: …helps explain […]

October 3, 2011   2 Comments