What’s on my Thanksgiving Menu

I am currently in Australia. As a result, while all my friends on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and every other social media site jabber on and on about their Thanksgiving excitement and woes, I stand on the sidelines and observe. Why? Australians don’t celebrate Thanksgiving. I would be up to celebrate the American holiday abroad, it would be somewhat pointless.

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  • Updated a couple of years ago

You Don’t Need to Be Perfect to be Healthy

Let me make this very clear: vegans have a lower rate of most chronic diseases. Switching to a plant-based diet has such a large amount of benefits that you will be overwhelmed by how much better you feel and your health when you transition. But nonetheless, being vegan doesn’t mean that you are going to live forever and look like Natalie Portman or Russell Brand. Sorry.

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  • Updated 3 years ago

Barriers to Being Plant-Based

One of the biggest barriers to becoming a vegan isn’t that people don’t care about their health, the amount of money they spend, the ecosystem, the earth and compassion towards other non-human animals. The two biggest concerns that need to be addressed in order for more people to switch over to a plant-based lifestyle are

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  • Updated 3 years ago

Mini Mary Diet Days 16-18

Day Sixteen (Sept 23 2014): Meals: For breakfast I ate rye cereal, apple chunks and a passionfruit. I didn’t feel satisfied for a long time after eating the rye. This is confusing, but I think I know how much I want to be eating every meal (1 cup); I will try to stick to that…

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  • Updated 3 years ago

Mini Mary Diet Days 13-15

Day Thirteen (Sept 20 2014): For breakfast I had my usual Quick Breakfast Risotto, as always. I enjoy my quick breakfast risotto very much. I am a little surprised I…

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  • Updated 3 years ago

6 Quotes to Inspire for a Healthy Life

Everybody needs motivation every now and then.

Even me.

I love stumbling across quotes that really hit home. That make sense. That make you understand deeper and feel stronger.

Here are 6 quotes that do just that.

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  • Updated 3 years ago

Mini Mary Diet Days 9-12

Day Nine (Sept 16 2014): Breakfast was pineapple, strawberries and quick breakfast risotto. I was pretty hungry when I got up this morning…

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  • Updated 3 years ago

Transition to Health

This is the beginning of a basic step by step guide to help you become healthier. This could be a transition to a vegan or plant-based diet. Or it could just be the beginning of a healthy lifestyle.

Start with the step that works best for you. If you are already vegetarian, you may still need to go through some steps, like eating out less and eating whole grains. You might be able to skip other steps like cutting meat out of the diet.

Don’t hesitate to contact me if you are interested in a personal health consultation, no matter what your financial resources are.

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  • Updated 3 years ago

How I Went Vegan and Lost 70 Pounds

I have done my fair share of experimenting with different diets and lifestyles. Not only did I experiment when I was overweight, I have experimented much on my vegan/plant-based lifestyle too. I will recount my journey from my first vegan “diet” to my current diet and everything in between.

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  • Updated a couple of years ago