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Bland!

Bland!
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Many people suffer great difficulty transitioning to a Whole Food Plant Based diet because it is perceived as too bland. It feels like a terrible sacrifice!We have five traditionally recognized senses: hearing, vision, touch, smell and taste. Interestingly, each of these senses are adjustable. The perception automatically scales to an equilibrium based on an...
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No Way Could I Ever Eat Like That!

No Way Could I Ever Eat Like That!
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More than not, as anyone discovers my eating habits, their response is something like, "Oh, I could never eat like that." I tell them that it is far easier than they think and that their taste will change, but that never seems to convince anyone.Indeed, a Low-Fat Whole Foods Plant Based diet is a...
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Wild Claims

Wild Claims
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Do wild claims about foods made on marketing websites annoy you?Here’s an example that disturbed me:http://www.smoothiehealthyrecipes.com/healthy-smoothie-recipes/weight-loss-smoothie-recipes/almond-butter-smoothie-for-weight-loss/It’s a smoothie “for weight loss”. It's probably ultra yummy, but would it be effective? Let’s look at the ingredients:One cup of coconut milk: 445 calories, 48 grams of fat,(43 grams is saturated fat)1/4 cup almond butter: 384 calories,...
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Discovering Dairy Alternatives

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