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I Went Vegan for 30 Days – Here’s What Happened

Motivated by curiosity and challenge, I shifted from an Omnivore diet to a Vegan diet for 30 days. To my surprise, I actually enjoyed the change. Could I have kept it going for another month? Probably. But I know it would have become less enjoyable and I would've had to get more strategic to ensure I was hitting my energy and nutrient requirements. Here’s a summary of my experience! Click here for a more detailed explanation of WHY I went Vegan. For those who want the short story,
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I’m Going Vegan for 30 Days, Here’s Why

I have a strong desire to start by saying that just because I am going vegan doesn't mean it's the healthy thing to do. If you're reading this, you probably know what I'm all about. I support every which way of eating as long as that person is in good health and thriving. I don't push any type of diet on anyone, even after getting to know them well. No two people are the same, so even if you think we're twins, please don't jump on the vegan boat without talking to a nutrition specialist fir
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What I Learned From 7 Days of Real Food

This past week I committed myself to a "Whole 7," if you will. Nothing but real, whole, unprocessed, untampered with foods. As close to the natural source as possible, eaten the way nature intended. Otherwise known as, wait for it, FOOD. I ate FOOD for 7 days. I'm sure you want to know what I eliminated -- dairy, gluten, corn, soy, alcohol, added sugar, vegetable oils. And what I ate (full list down below) -- meat, eggs, vegetables, fruit, nuts, seeds. Now I'm going to tell you what happen
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