On Saturday, CNN Health ran a story about a woman who went raw vegan and lost more than half her body weight. Angela Stokes reached a high of 300 pounds when she began a raw vegan diet. In two years she lost 162 pounds. Wow. Way to go Angela. And [keep reading…]
Weight loss associated with vegan eating.
Recently, we saw a brief blurb on ABC news that indicated that obesity rates in America, as well as globally, are continuing to rise. It looks like we’re on track to have 86% of all adults in America categorized as overweight or obese by 2030 – with related health care [keep reading…]
Some people want to lose weight, so they become vegan. Weight loss is possible. When Jane and I started on our vegan journey, we both effortlessly lost weight. I dropped twenty pounds in 5 months, and she lost 11. These numbers may not be staggering, but we didn’t do anything [keep reading…]
For the last few years, it seems that “the obesity epidemic” has been one of those hot topic issues. You read about it everywhere and hear about it on the news with some regularity. And now that it’s January again, it seems like you hear something new every day. I [keep reading…]
Today is our 4 month anniversary – we started following a vegan diet on 7/7/7 (a most auspicious date). Today was also the day of my annual check up. Jane and I have been eagerly awaiting today as a day of validation. We have been operating under the assumption that [keep reading…]
First off, let me apologize to anyone I may have offended with that statement, but when I was growing up in New York it was common “knowledge” that British Cuisine was an oxymoron. Bangers and Mash, Salisbury steak, Toad-in-the-Hole, Steak and Kidney Pie; none of these are particularly appealing to [keep reading…]
I received an email comment on the blog yesterday : I HATE to break it to you but I have been vegan for a while now and I am still 100 pounds overweight. Oh well, at least I don’t eat innocent animals–J The only reply I can make is that [keep reading…]
Today is our 3-month Vegan Anniversary. We started this journey on 07/07/07. It’s been an interesting journey. To date, I’ve lost 15 pounds without any other attempts at losing weight. That’s right – no exercise. Jane’s lost 5 pounds. That’s really exciting. We’re not thinking about what we’re putting in [keep reading…]
That’s 14 pounds, gone without really trying. Sometime in June Jane, my wife, decided we were going vegan. Since we’re not billionaires, we decided that we’d finish off all the animal product in the house first. We also had a trip planned for the end of June, and didn’t want [keep reading…]
As I mentioned in my last post. My wife is making us over as vegans. She’s got every disease known to mankind in her gene pool and we’re hitting our middle-aged stride. There’s breast cancer, colon cancer, brain cancer, bone cancer and now liver cancer, diabetes, heart disease, stroke, etc. [keep reading…]
I’m a 40-something married man. Up until one month ago, I was a carnivore. At that point, my wife decided that we were going vegan. And since my wife does the cooking, I agreed.
Do I miss meat? No. Am I hungry? No. Am I getting enough protein? Yes. Oh and by the way, in the past 4 weeks, I’ve lost 8 pounds….. and I haven’t done any exercise. She tells me that’s next…. I Love My Wife!
The only difficulty that we’ve encountered thus far has been eating at restaurants