I am diabetic, and was a vegetarian for nearly 20 years. I was diagnosed about 2.5 years ago. My A1C at that time was 7.8. I became a raw vegan about a year later and my A1C went down to 6.7. Not just that, but my overall…"
People who follow the 80/10/10 way of eating do not believe that fructose sugar raises blood sugar. If you are interested in that information, do check out Dr. Douglas Graham's book 80.10.10.
If you are wanting to try the high…"
"I'm tired of the bare chested food preparing videos. I have nothing against a ripped physique, and if they have a great body, good for them. Now put on a shirt before preparing food. I cannot stand hair in my food!
"Fruit on its own does not cause blood sugar spikes!
If you want to avoid diabetes, cut fat out of your diet!
Almost every person out there consumes too much fat. For most people, this is from oils, processed foods, and animal products. Many Raw…"
"I was in your shoes some time ago. I chose the Excalibur dehydrator and am very happy with it, but I also make smoothies daily and I wish I had spent my money on a Vitamix first. I suppose it depends on which appliance you will use the most first.…"
"I just finished my Butterfinger Smoothie made with almond butter - YUM! It was delicious and very satisfying. Thanks for this delicious combination Alicia!
I don't have a VitaMix :( but I do have a Blendtec, and it works really well, too."
About Me: (at least a couple of sentences; ex: family, interests, hobbies, favorite quote, personal mission statement, etc
I want to improve my life through positive healthful living. Louise L. Hay is my favorite author!
How did you hear about Raw Food Rehab?
What percentage of your current diet would you estimate is raw foods? (this answer many change over time)
How are you hoping this community can best support you in your journey? (moral support, transition advice, recipes, inspiration, fitness tips, etc)
getting more raw food into my diet with recipes, tips, inspiration. I hope someday I'll have learned enough to be helpful to someone else too!
RFR Oath: I acknowledge that everyone is at a different point along their health journey and I will respect the individual progress and needs of others as they make lifestyle choices and changes of their own. I promise to do my best to keep this community drama free. I understand that posting inappropriate material, personal attacks, unapproved solicitations or spamming of any kind can result in administrative action and/or removal from this community. I pledge to be respectful even if I do not agree with another member's opinion. Agreed?
Welcome to Raw Food Rehab, Mary. We are rolling out the red carpet for you! This is a wonderful community of people with lots of wisdom and love to share. I look forward to getting to know you better as we cross paths in the Mansion's easy access to learning and friendship. Enjoy!