A Gluten-Free Vegan Mom Who Knows

A raw, grain-free, corn-free, soy-free, oil-free, celiac mama raising her two healthy celiac girls.

December 23, 2011
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Raw Plant-Based, Gluten-Free Vegan Diet: Including Results, Benefits, and Tons More Information!

“Cooking destroys all enzymes, lecitin, many vitamins and much of the protein. As much as 85 percent of the original nutrients may be lost in cooking. 

~Viktoras Kulvinskas, Love Your Body: Live Food Recipes

Success Stories:

Victoria Boutenko: Victoria, her husband and her two children have been raw foodists since 1993.

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September 8, 2011
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Negative Calorie Foods: Calories in Foods vs. Calories Your Body Expends to Digest – Diet Gimmick or Weight Loss Aid

‘Negative calorie foods’ doesn’t mean that certain foods do not contain calories. It means that certain food that contain such few calories that are then subtracted from the energy (calories) that your body may expend could equal a negative result. Even though we are said to burn an average of 85 calories when eating (and 60 calories when sleeping), some foods may expend more calories during digestion while other expend less calories. Read more

July 27, 2011
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Vegetarian to Vegan: Ainsley’s Making the Switch (or so it seems)

“Neither domestic cereals nor milk from hoofed animals is ‘natural’ food in an evolutionary or physiological sense…If there is a single complex of events responsible for the deterioration of human health and ecology, agricultural civilization is it…” ~Paul Shepard

Ainsley is choosing to become a vegan, and I have to admit that I am proud that she is transitioning into the vegan lifestyle. Read more